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Chesapeake to name nonexecutive chairman; McClendon continues as CEO

May 2, 2012

Chesapeake Energy Corp. said its board will name an independent, nonexecutive chairman, as well as renegotiate the terms of the company’s Founder Well Participation Program (FWPP) with Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Aubrey K. McClendon.

NGSA, IPAA see some improvement in CFTC's swap dealer definition

Apr 30, 2012

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission's latest definition of a swap dealer is an improvement on its original proposal because it recognizes the difference between a dealer and trader, officials from the Natural Gas Supply Association and the Independent Petroleum Association of America separately said.

Lukoil Overseas appoints Sierra Leone geologist

Apr 5, 2012

Lukoil Overseas has appointed Tomah Jabez Nhabay as director of the office the company has opened in Freetown, Sierra Leone.

Analysis yields turnaround benchmarks for allowance, contingency

Apr 2, 2012

Turnarounds—also known as planned outages or shutdowns—are major events for refineries and other petrochemical facilities.

The broader tax threat

Apr 2, 2012

In its fight against prejudicial tax increases, the US oil and gas industry receives welcome support from business in general.

Corruption and information

Apr 2, 2012

The recent article "Focusing on corruption" argues that the fight against corruption "is too important to be allowed to serve as cover for other political agendas..

S-Oil names Al-Mahasher chief executive

Mar 30, 2012

S-Oil, Seoul, which operates the 580,000 b/d Onsan refinery in Ulsan, South Korea, has named Nasser Al-Mahasher chief executive officer and representative director.

Continental to buy Wheatland, Bakken interests

Mar 28, 2012

Continental Resources Inc., Oklahoma City, will buy the assets of Wheatland Oil Inc., Enid, Okla., which consist of 5% of the interest acquired by Continental Resources in all leases and wells in a defined part of the Bakken play pursuant to a participation agreement effective Jan. 1, 2012.

Speakers address US shale gas, LNG exports, transparency

Mar 19, 2012

In plenary sessions Mar. 7 at IHS CERA Week in Houston, speakers echoed the message that the shale gas revolution in the US is beneficial to the economy by bringing jobs, security of supply, and low prices for heating and electric power generation.

News, by the rules

Mar 19, 2012

A person in an OGJ editor's line of work tends to read a lot of press releases. And by "tends to," of course, I mean "is paid to," and by "read," of course, I mean "closely mine for vital nuggets of oil and gas industry-related news gold," and by "a lot," of course, I mean, well, "a lot."

IADC/SPE: Halliburton focuses on keeping talent pipeline full

Mar 8, 2012

The oil and gas industry, faced with an aging workforce, is looking to implement the right processes to ensure trained people are available to implement needed tasks while also managing corporate growth, panelists told participants Mar. 7 at the IADC/SPE Conference & Exhibition.

COS names Williams as executive director

Mar 7, 2012

The Center for Offshore Safety, an industry organization formed to enhance Gulf of Mexico deepwater safety and environmental performance, announced Mar. 7 that its executive director is Charlie Williams, who is retiring from Shell Energy Resources.

Canadian oil sands producers form environmental alliance

Mar 2, 2012

Producers active in the oil sands of Canada will collaborate to improve environmental performance under a new group to be led by a former official of the federal government.

Statoil names executive vice-president

Mar 1, 2012

Statoil SA has appointed Lars Christian Bacher as executive vice-president, development and production international, effective Sept. 1.

Franke named CEO of HRT Oil & Gas

Feb 29, 2012

HRT Participacoes em Petroleo SA, Rio de Janeiro, has appointed Milton Romeu Franke as chief executive officer of its subsidiary HRT O&G Exploracao e Producao Ltda.

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