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January 8, 2019 in News & Media

Oil and Gas Investor Journal – Forty Under 40

Preng & Associates is proud to have sponsored the 2018 Forty Under 40 for the Oil and Gas Investor Journal. We congratulate the honorees! Read More...
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January 8, 2019 in News & Media

Boutique Energy Executive Search Firm Bests the Big Guys

Our President & Founder, David Preng, discusses our search capabilities for Fortune Magazine.
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An Interview with David Preng

People On the Move

Occidental Petroleum * Placement

Robert M. Shearer was appointed to the Board of Directors.

EQT Corporation* Placement

Lydia Beebe, Lee Canaan, and Hallie Vanderhider have joined the Board of Directors.

Castleton Resources LLC * Placement

Christopher Wayne Migura was appointed as General Counsel.

PJM Interconnection, LLC * Placement

Nigeria Poole Bloczynski was appointed as Chief Risk Officer.

King & Splading

Marcella Burke joins as Partner in the Government Matters Practice.

8Minute Solar Energy, LLC

Sean Kiernan was appointed as Senior Vice President of Development

Volt Energy Corp.

Ken Brophy was appointed to the Board of Directors.

Crescent Point Energy Corporation * Placement

James Craddock was appointed as Board Director.

Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. * Placement

Amy Nelson was appointed to the Board of Directors.

Extraction Oil & Gas, Inc.

Audrey Robertson was appointed to the Board of Directors.

Fission 3.0 Corp.

Jeffrey Mushaluk was appointed as President.

American Electric Power Company, Inc.

Art Garcia was appointed to the Board of Directors.

Tamaska Oil and Gas

Joseph Graham and Tim Wise were appointed to the Board of Directors.

Matador Resources Company

Monika U. Ehrman was appointed to the Board of Directors.

Deep Down, Inc.

Charles K. Njuguna was appointed as Chief Executive Officer.

Deep Down, Inc.

Micah Simmons was appointed as Chief Operating Officer.

Imperial Oil Ltd.

B.W. (Brad) Corson was appointed as Chairman, President and CEO.

Devon Energy

David Harris was promoted to Executive Vice President, Exploration and Production.

Ring Energy, Inc.

Regina Roesener was appointed to the Board of Directors.

New Jersey Natural Gas Company

Stephen Westhoven was appointed as President and Chief Executive Officer.

New Jersey Natural Gas Company

James DeGraffenreidt was appointed to the Board of Directors.

Athens Group, Inc.

Captain Jeet Kar was appointed as Director of Marine Services.

Paringa Resources Ltd.

Jim Middleton was appointed as Executive Advisor to Resources Board.

Block Energy Plc.

William McAvock was appointed as Chief Financial Officer and to the Board of Directors.

I3 Energy Plc.

Linda Janice Beal was appointed to the Board of Directors.

LBC Tank Terminals, LLC

Frank Erkelens was appointed as Group CEO.

ISO New England Inc.

Cheryl LaFleur was appointed to the Board of Directors.

South Jersey Industries, Inc.

G. Edison Holland was appointed to the Board of Directors.

Flex LNG Ltd

Joao Saraiva E Silva was appointed to the Board of Directors.

Magseis Fairfield ASA

Carel Hooijkaas was appointed as Chief Executive Officer.

JKX Oil & Gas Plc.

Tony Alves and Rashid Javanshir were appointed to the Board of Directors.

Viking Energy Group, Inc.

Mark Finckle was appointed as Executive Vice President of Capital Markets.

Georgia Power Company

Kelly L. Loeffler was appointed to the Board of Directors.

Contura Energy, Inc.

Emily S. Medine was appointed to the Board of Directors.

DOF Subsea AS

Hans Olav Lindal and Kathryn Moore Baker were appointed to the Board of Directors.

Alta Mesa Resources

Mark Castiglione was promoted to Chief Executive Officer.

Alta Mesa Resources

Randy Limbacher was promoted to Executive Vice President of Strategy.

Navajo Nation Oil & Gas Company (NNOGC) * Placement

James McClure was appointed as Chief Executive Officer.

Independent Oil and Gas Plc. * Placement

Esa Ikaheimonen was appointed to the Board as Senior Independent Non-Executive Director.

Hillstone Environmental * Placement

Jake E. Hendricks was appointed as Vice President of Business Development.

Encana Corporation

Greg Given was promoted to Chief Operating Officer.

Encana Corporation

Brendan McCracken was promoted to Executive Vice President of Corporate Development and External Relations.

Encana Corporation

Michael McAllister was promoted to President.

Otto Energy Ltd.

Ian Boserio was appointed as Chairperson.

Northern Oil and Gas, Inc.

Nicholas O’Grady was appointed as President.

Subsea 7 S.A.

John Evans was appointed as Chief Executive Officer.

UGI Corporation

William J. Marrazzo and K. Richard Turner were appointed to the Board of Directors.

Aminex Plc.

Robert Ambrose was appointed to the Board of Directors.

NXT Energy Solutions Inc. 

Frank C. Ingriselli was appointed to the Board of Directors.

Saudi Arabian Oil Company

Yasir al-Rumayyan was appointed as Chairman.

EnQuest PLC

Martin Houston was appointed to the Board of Directors.

Nine Energy Service

Bruce Morgan was appointed as President, Administration and Operations.

Tidewater Inc.

Quintin V. Kneen was appointed as President and Chief Executive Officer.

Penn Virginia Corporation

Tiffany Thom Cepak and Jeffrey E. Wojahn were appointed to the Board of Directors.

ITC Holdings Corp.; ITC Midwest LLC

Dusky Terry was appointed as President of ITC Midwest and Vice President of ITC Holdings Corp.

Exelon Corporation

Admiral John Richardson was appointed to the Board of Directors.

Enterprise Products Partners LP

Graham W. Bacon was promoted to Chief Operating Officer.

Phoenix Global Resources Plc.

Martin Bachmann was appointed to the Board of Directors.

Rose Petroleum Plc.

Colin Harrington was appointed as Chief Executive Officer.

Neconde Energy Ltd.

Chichi Emenike was appointed as the Head, Gas Ventures.

Orano Canada Inc.

Jim Corman was appointed as President and Chief Executive Officer.

Southern California Edison Company

Carla Peterman was appointed as Senior Vice President of Regulatory Affairs.

Petrobras

Marcelo Barbosa De Castro Zenkner was appointed as Chief Governance and Compliance Executive Officer.

Matrix Service Company

Glyn Rodgers was promoted to President, Matrix PDM Engineering.

Matrix Service Company

Brad Rinehart was appointed as President, Matrix Service Inc.

American Water Works Company, Inc.

Mike Doran was appointed as President of Pennsylvania American Water and SVP, Mid-Atlantic Division.

Talos Energy Inc.

Gregory Babcock was appointed as Chief Accounting Officer.

Spark Energy, Inc.

Amanda Bush was appointed to the Board of Directors.

Energy Metals

Zhe Gao was appointed to the Board of Directors.

Cub Energy Inc.

Sergey Panchuk was appointed as Chief Operating Officer.

TechnipFMC 

Catherine MacGregor was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of SpinCo.

TechnipFMC 

Marco Villa was appointed as Chief Operating Officer of SpinCo.

TechnipFMC 

Bruno Vibert was appointed as Chief Financial Officer of SpinCo.

Forum Energy Metals Corp.

Larry John Hulbert was appointed to the Technical Advisory Board.

Global Energy Ventures Ltd

Thomas Soderberg was appointed to the Board of Directors.

Enerflex Ltd.

David H. Izett was appointed as Senior Vice President amd General Counsel.

Enerflex Ltd.

Sanjay Bishnoi was appointed as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

Southern California Edison Company

Steven D. Powell was appointed as Executive Vice President, Operations.

Mitcham Industries, Inc.

William “Willy” H. Hilarides was appointed to the Board of Directors.

Smooth Rock Ventures Corp.

Mr. Yves Caron was appointed as President and Chief Executive Officer.

Borr Drilling Ltd.

Paal Kibsgaard was appointed as Chairman of the Board.

NCS Multistage Holdings, Inc.

Valerie Mitchell was appointed to the Board of Directors.

Drummond Company, Inc.

Richard Mullen was appointed as Chief Executive Officer.

American Electric Power

Greg Filipkowski was appointed as Vice President, Information Technology.

Bellatrix Exploration Ltd.

Shane Abel was appointed as Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer.

Ambyint Inc.

David Zahn was appointed as Chief Operating Officer.

Pinnacle West Capital Corp.

Jeff Guldner was appointed as Chairman of the Board, President, and Chief Executive Officer.

Covia Holdings Corp.

Richard Navarre was appointed as President and Chief Executive Officer.

Goodrich Petroleum Corporation

Jeffrey S. Serota and Edward J. Sondey were appointed to the Board of Directors.

Whiting Petroleum Corp.

Lyne B. Andrich and Michael G. Hutchinson were appointed to the Board of Directors.

Comstock Resources, Inc.

Ronald Mills was appointed as Vice President of Finance and Investor Relations.

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