U.S. Senate Confirms Rosner, Democrat, as FERC Member

The U.S. Senate on Wednesday confirmed David Rosner, a Democrat, as a member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, and is slated to vote on the remaining two nominees this week.


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Exxon's $60 Billion Pioneer Merger Deal Poised for FTC Approval, Pending Key Condition

The FTC is likely to approve ExxonMobil's $60 billion buyout of Pioneer Natural Resources, but former Pioneer CEO Scott Sheffield's exclusion from the merged board may be crucial for finalizing the deal.

INGAA Foundation Names Hebe Shaw as New Executive Director

The INGAA Foundation announced at the 2024 INGAA and INGAA Foundation Spring Meeting that Hebe Shaw has been promoted to the role of Executive Director, effective April 1, 2024.

Top Tellurian Executives Stand to Earn Millions if Driftwood LNG Project Proceeds, Proxy Filing Reveals

Top executives of U.S. liquefied natural gas developer Tellurian Inc. could earn tens of millions of dollars if its proposed Driftwood LNG plant gets a green light, or if company is sold, a proxy filing released on Thursday showed.

BP's Gas and Renewables Boss Steps Down, as CEO Shrinks Leadership

BP said on Thursday its head of natural gas and low carbon energy Anja-Isabel Dotzenrath will step down after just over two years, while CEO Murray Auchincloss announced plans to simplify its management structure.

New Foundation Chair Focusing on Boosting Strategic Plan

With safety being at the forefront of all things concerning pipeline projects, new INGAA Chair Sean Nicholson certainly comes well-equipped for his new role. In this exclusive interview with Pipeline & Gas Journal, Nicholson discusses his plans and priorities as the new chair of INGAA.

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Phillips 66 Appoints Industry Veteran Robert Pease as New Director

Phillips 66 said on Tuesday it has appointed energy industry veteran Robert Pease to its board after activist investor Elliott Investment Management urged the U.S. oil refiner and pipeline operator to overhaul its board.

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Marathon Petroleum Elects Maryann Mannen as First Woman President

Refiner Marathon Petroleum on Thursday named Maryann Mannen as its new president and John Quaid as its new chief financial officer, effective Jan. 1.

BP Short-Lists Three Internal Candidates for CEO

BP's board has short-listed interim CEO Murray Auchincloss and two senior female executives as internal candidates to replace Bernard Looney as chief executive, three company and industry sources told Reuters.

Former BP CEO Looney Loses $40 Million in Compensation Amid Board Misconduct Claims

BP cut over $40 million in remuneration from former CEO Bernard Looney after the British oil giant concluded he had knowingly misled the board over personal relationships with colleagues.

LNG Developer Tellurian Names New President as Shakeup Continues

Tellurian said on Monday it appointed a new president and general counsel, days after the U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) developer ousted co-founder Charif Souki as chairman.

U.S. LNG Developer Tellurian Ousts Co-Founder Souki as Chairman

Tellurian ousted its chairman and co-founder Charif Souki as an executive officer, the U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) developer said on Friday, weeks after auditors raised doubts about the company's ability to cover future expenses.

Business News December 2023

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INGAA Foundation Appoints New Board Leadership

(P&GJ) — The INGAA Foundation Board of Directors elected Sean Nicholson as chair and Kim Tarr as vice chair of the INGAA Foundation for a one-year term starting November 10, 2023.

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TC Energy Names Ex-CEO as Chair of Oil Pipeline Business

Canadian pipeline operator TC Energy on Thursday named industry veteran and former CEO Hal Kvisle as the chair of its oil pipeline unit.

US Deputy Interior Secretary Beaudreau Resigns; Responsible for Approving Willow Project

Earlier this year, U.S. Deputy Interior Secretary Tommy Beaudreau signed the final approval for a scaled-back version of ConocoPhillips' $7 billion Willow project to drill for oil and gas in Alaska, drawing cheers from the oil industry and criticism from environmental activists.

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Equitrans CEO Karam to Step Down, Insider Charletta to Succeed

Equitrans Midstream said on Thursday CEO Thomas Karam will step down from his role at the end of the year to become the pipeline operator's executive chairman.

Finalists Unveiled for Midstream Categories in Gulf Energy Information Excellence Awards

(P&GJ) — Pipeline & Gas Journal is thrilled to announce the distinguished finalists for the midstream categories in the inaugural Gulf Energy Information Excellence Awards.

Tanzania Names New Energy Minister to Oversee LNG Development

Tanzania President Samia Suluhu Hassan named a new energy minister on Wednesday as part of a cabinet reshuffle, ahead of expected cabinet approval for a $42 billion LNG project.

Former Trump Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette Named New President of Utility Lobby Group

Edison Electric Institute has named Dan Brouillette as president starting on Jan. 1, 2024. Brouillette, who currently serves as president of Sempra Infrastructure, said he looks forward to leading the lobby group at a "pivotal point" for the industry.

Venezuela Appoints New Gas Vice President at State Company PDVSA

Venezuela has appointed a new vice president at PDVSA who will lead the state company's gas operations, a key move as the South American country negotiates licenses with foreign companies to develop its mostly untapped natural gas reserves.

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Top US Oil-Export Port Launches Search for New CEO

Officials at the Port of Corpus Christi, the largest U.S. oil-export port by volume, on Wednesday said they intend to appoint an interim chief soon and to begin a search for a new CEO.

Head of Top US Oil-Export Port Resigns Abruptly

Sean Strawbridge, chief executive of the Port of Corpus Christi, the largest U.S. oil-export port by volume, resigned on Tuesday, the port operator said without providing any explanation.