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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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People On the Move

Encana Corporation

Corey D. Code has been appointed as Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer.

Blueknight Energy Partners

Mr. Michael McLanahan has been appointed as Chief Accounting Officer.

NexGen Energy Ltd.

Brad Wall has been appointed to the Board of Directors.

PXP Energy Corporation

Joseph H.P. Ng has been appointed as Non-Executive Director.

Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras

Anelise Quintão Lara has been appointed to Chief Refining and Natural Gas Executive Officer.

PetroChina Company

Hou Qijun has been appointed as President.

Rosehill Resources Inc. * Placement

David French has been appointed as President and CEO.

Independent Oil and Gas Plc. * Placement

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

Sanchez Energy Corporation

Cameron W. George has been appointed as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

U.S. Well Services, Inc.

Chris Wirtz has been appointed as Principal Accounting Officer.

American Biofuels Inc.

Keturah Nathe has been appointed to the Board of Directors and Interim CEO and President.

Divestco Inc.

Steve Sinclair-Smith has been appointed to the Board of Directors.

Gazprom

Sergei Menshikov has been appointed to the Board of Directors.

Hallador Energy Company

R. Todd Davis has been appointed as Chief Accounting Officer and Senior Vice President.

Sunshine Oilsands Ltd.

Yi He has been appointed as a Member of the Reserve Committee.

Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras

Andrea Marques de Almeida has been appointed as Chief Financial and Investor Relations Office.

Epic Gas Ltd.

Andreas Sohmen-Pao and Billy Chiu have been appointed as new directors of the company.

Tallgrass Energy, LP

William R. Moler has been promoted to President and Chief Operating Officer.

Freehold Royalties Ltd.

David Spyker has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer.

Seaway Energy Services Inc.

Peter Espig has been appointed as President and Chief Executive Officer.

Harvest Oil & Gas Corp.

Tim Caflisch has been appointed to the Board of Directors.

Legacy Reserves Inc.

William R. Granberry has been appointed to the Board of Directors.

AmeriGas Propane Inc.

Craig Dadamo has been appointed as Controller and Chief Accounting Officer.

Cactus, Inc.

Stephen Tadlock has been appointed as Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer.

Range Resources Ltd.

Theo Eleftheriades will assume the role of Acting Chief Financial Officer.

Range Resources Ltd.

Evgenia Bezruchko will assume the role of Joint Company Secretary.

Capital Drilling Ltd.

Michael Rawlinson has been appointed as Non-Executive Director.

EnQuest PLC

Howard Paver has been appointed as Non-Executive Director.

Source Energy Services Ltd.

Carrie Lonardelli has been appointed to the Board of Directors and as new Audit Committee Chair.

American Helium Inc. 

Craig Auringer has been appointed to the Board of Directors.

Magnolia Colombia Ltd.

Neil Said has been appointed to the Board of Directors.

KNOT Offshore Partners LP

Gary Chapman has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer.

Northern Minerals & Exploration Ltd.

Robert Campbell has been appointed to serve as the corporate Secretary.

Capital Drilling Ltd.

Jodie North has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer.

Capital Drilling Ltd.

Michael Rawlinson has been appointed as Non-Executive Director.

DevMar Equities, Inc.

Michael Brillati has been appointed to the Board of Directors.

Cequence Energy Ltd.

Dan O’Neil has been appointed to the Board of Directors.

Vantage Drilling International

Stephen Lehner has been elected to the Board of Directors.

TransGlobe Energy Corporation

Edward David LaFehr will join the Board as a Non-Executive Independent Director.

Tallgrass Energy GP

Roy Cook has been appointed as Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Board.

Hydrodec Group Plc.

Chris Ellis has been appointed as Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit Committee.

QEP Resources, Inc. * Placement

Timothy “Tim” Cutt has been named President and CEO.

Delek US Holdings, Inc.* Placement

Vicky Sutil has been appointed to the Board of Directors.

Awilco Drilling Plc

Jens Berge has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer.

Nostrum Oil & Gas Plc.

Robert Tinkhof has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer.

Pantheon Resources Plc.

Robert Rosenthal has been appointed as Technical Director.

Obsidian Energy Ltd.

Michael Doolin has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer.

Obsidian Energy Ltd.

Aaron Smith has been appointed Senior Vice President of Development and Operations.

Prophecy Development Corp.

Michael Doolin has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer.

Canadian Natural Resources Ltd.

Mark Stainthorpe has been promoted to Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

Lincolnway Energy, LLC

Michael A. Hollenberg has been appointed as President and Chief Executive Officer.

Ultra Petroleum Corp

Brad Johnson has been appointed as President and Chief Executive Officer.

Panhandle Oil and Gas Inc.

Christopher T. Fraser has been appointed as Director.

EQT Corporation

Gary Gould has been appointed as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.

STEP Energy Services Ltd.

Evelyn Angelle has been appointed as Independent Director.

Baytex Energy Corp.

Jason Jaskela will assume the role of Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.

Angus Energy Plc.

Patrick Clanwilliam has been appointed as non-executive Chairman.

Samson Oil and Gas

Janna Blanter was appointed as Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer.

Nautilus Marine Services Plc.

Zac Phillips will become Chairman of the Board.

Targa Resources Corp.

Julie H. Boushka has been appointed as Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting officer.

Delek US Holdings, Inc.

Mr. Assi Ginzburg has been appointed as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

Yuma Energy, Inc.

Anthony C. Schnur has been appointed as Chief Restructuring Officer.

Condor Petroleum Inc.

Walter Dawson has been appointed Chairman of the Board.

Tanager Energy Inc.

Mr. Marc Rhoades has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer.

Savannah Petroleum Plc.

Isatou Semega-Janneh has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer.

Dril-Quip Inc.

Jeffrey J. Bird has been appointed as Senior Vice President of Production Operations and Chief Financial Officer.

Oiltanking GmbH

Matti Lievonen will become the new Chief Executive Officer.

Oyster Oil and Gas Ltd.

Mr. Gavin Cooper has been appointed to the Board of Directors.

Bristow Group Inc.

L. Don Miller has been named President and Chief Executive Officer.

Genesis Energy, L.P.

Ryan S. Sims has been appointed as Senior Vice President of Finance & Corporate Development.

Oceaneering International, Inc.

Witland J. LeBlanc Jr. has been promoted to Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer.

Diamondback Energy, Inc.

Matt Zmigrosky has been appointed Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary.

Diamondback Energy, Inc.

Kaes Van’t Hof has been appointed Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Business Development.

Eagle Oil Holding Company Inc

Ray Anam has been appointed Executive Vice President and Director of Finance.

Marathon Oil Corporation

Jason Few and Kent Wells have been elected to the Board of Directors.

Berry Petroleum Corporation

Donald L. Paul has been appointed to the Board of Directors.

Seven Generations Energy Ltd.

Ronnie Irani has joined the Board of Directors.

Secure Energy Services Inc.

Richard Wise has been appointed to the Board of Directors.

Tullow Oil Plc.

Sheila Khama and Genevieve Sangud have been appointed as non-executive Directors.

Petrofac Ltd.

Francesca Di Carlo will assume the role of Non-Executive Director.

Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. 

Nivio Ziviani has been appointed as Member of the Board of Directors.

Kinder Morgan, Inc.

Catherine James has been appointed as Vice President and General Counsel.

TETRA Technologies, Inc.

Brady M. Murphy will assume the role of Chief Executive Officer.

Nabors Industries Ltd.

Anthony R. Chase has been appointed to the Board of Directors.

Plains All American Pipeline, L.P.

Jeremy Goebel has been appointed Executive Vice President, Commercial.

Plains All American Pipeline, L.P.

Chris Chandler has been promoted to Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.

Plains All American Pipeline, L.P.

Matt Isom has been promoted to Vice President, Engineering.

Plains All American Pipeline, L.P.

Dan Reinbold been promoted to Vice President, Information Services North America.

American Patriot Oil and Gas Ltd

Timothy Broadfoot has been appointed as Company Secretary.

Citgo Petroleum Corporation

Luisa Palacios has been appointed Chairwoman of the Board.

Citgo Petroleum Corporation

Rick Esser has been appointed Executive Vice President.

The North American Coal Corporation

Vern Lund will become the Vice President of Engineering and Business Development.

ClearStream Energy Services Inc.

Karl Johannson has been appointed as a new Member of the Board of Directors.

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