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January 12, 2021 in News & Media

Over the past 7 years, we are proud that 50% of our Board placements are women

Preng & Associates remains devoted to an inclusive workplace of women in leadership. Over the past 7 years, we are proud that 50% of our Board placements have been women.…
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December 1, 2020 in News & Media

Preng conducts a survey of the financial community’s opinion of energy boards and leadership teams

Preng & Associates conducted a survey of the financial community to better understand their perspective of the energy industry and future leadership. The survey includes responses from both the public…
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People On the Move

Memphis Light, Gas and Water

Jacqueline Jones was appointed as Chief People Officer.

ProPetro Holding Corp. (NYSE:PUMP)

David S. Schorlemer was appointed as Chief Financial Officer.

Rice Acquisition Corporation

James P. Torgerson was appointed to the Board of Directors.

Unitil Corporation (NYSE:UTL)

Robert B. Hevert was appointed as Chief Financial Officer.

Primoris Services Corporation (Nasdaq:PRIM)

Patti Wagner and Terry McCallister were appointed to the Board of Directors.

Texas A&M Foundation

Michael Pia was appointed as Chief Investment Officer.

Saulsbury Industries

Dennis Chismar was appointed as SVP, Business Development & Marketing.

Castleton Resources LLC

Christopher “Chris” Wayne Migura was appointed as General Counsel.

PJM Interconnection, LLC

Nigeria Poole Bloczynski was appointed as Chief Risk Officer.

Occidental Petroleum (NYSE:OXY)

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

EQT Corporation (NYSE:EQT)

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

ChampionX Corporation

Kenneth M. Fisher was appointed as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

Independence Contract Drilling, Inc.

Stacy D. Nieuwoudt was appointed to the Board of Directors.

International-Matex Tank Terminals, Inc

Carlin Conner was appointed as Chief Executive Officer.

Trican Well Service Ltd.

Michael J. McNulty was appointed to the Board of Directors.

Penn Virginia Corporation

Kevin Cumming, Joshua Schmidt, Tim Gray, and Temitope Ogunyomi were appointed to the Board of Directors.

The AES Corporation

Teresa M. Sebastian was appointed to the Board of Directors.

Marathon Petroleum Corp

Maryann T. Mannen was appointed as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

TechnipFMC plc.

Alf Melin was promoted to Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

Basic Energy Services, Inc.

Robert J. Reeb III was appointed as Vice President and General Counsel.

Marathon Oil Corporation

Brent J. Smolik was appointed to the Board of Directors.

Energy Transfer LP

Bradford D. Whitehurst was appointed as Chief Financial Officer.

Earthstone Energy, Inc.

David S. Habachy was appointed to the Board of Directors.

Devon Energy Corporation

Kelt Kindick, Karl F. Kurz, Richard E. Muncrief, D. Martin Phillips and Valerie M. Williams were appointed to the Board of Directors.

Devon Energy Corporation

Richard E. Muncrief was appointed as President and Chief Executive Officer.

Devon Energy Corporation

Clay M. Gaspar was appointed as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.

Devon Energy Corporation

Dennis C. Cameron was appointed as Executive Vice President and General Counsel.

The Williams Companies

Stacey H. Dore was appointed to the Board of Directors.

Citgo Petroleum Corporation

Jose R. Pocaterra was appointed to the Board of Directors.

FirstEnergy Corporation

Hyun Park was appointed as Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer.

Duke Energy Corp.

Jack Sullivan was appointed as Vice President of Investor Relations.

Puget Sound Energy

Grant Hodgkins was appointed to the Boards of Directors.

Liberty Oilfield Services

Simon Ayat and James R. McDonald were appointed to the Board of Directors.

Halliburton

Van H. Beckwith was appointed as Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer.

EOG Resources

Ezra Y. Yacob was promoted to President.

Gulf Keystone Petroleum

Jon Harris was appointed as Chief Executive Officer.

EnLink Midstream

Richard P. Schifter and Scott E. Telesz were appointed to the Board of Directors.

Denbury Inc.

Nicole H. Jennings was appointed as Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer.

Sunnova Energy International Inc.

Akbar Mohamed was appointed to the Board of Directors.

ProPetro Holding Corp.

Adam Munoz was appointed as Chief Operating Officer.

ProPetro Holding Corp.

G. Larry Lawrence was appointed to the Board of Directors.

Calfrac Well Services Ltd.

George Armoyan and Anuroop Duggal were appointed to the Board of Directors.

Seadrill Limited

Leif Neilson was appointed as Chief Technology Officer.

Seadrill Limited

Reid Warriner was appointed as Chief Operating Officer.

BP Plc.

Johannes Teyssen and Karen Richardson were appointed to the Board of Directors.

Goodrich Petroleum

Kristen M. Mcwatters was promoted to Chief Financial Officer and Chief Accounting Officer.

North American Construction Group Ltd.

Joseph C. Lambert was appointed as Chief Executive Officer.

OGE Energy Corp.

Cristina F.  McQuistion was promoted to VP, Corporate Responsibility and Stewardship.

Western Midstream Holdings LLC

Nicole E. Clark was appointed to the Board of Directors.

ONEOK, Inc

Gerald B. Smith was appointed to the Board of Directors.

National Fuel Gas Company

Ronald C. Kraemer was appointed as Chief Operating Officer.

Northwest Natural Holding Company

Nathan Partain and Karen Phelan was appointed to the Board of Directors.

American Electric Power

Julie Sloat was appointed as Chief Financial Officer.

American Electric Power

Daryl Roberts was appointed to the Board of Directors.

The Williams Companies

Rose Robeson was appointed to the Board of Directors of The Williams Companies.

Energy Inc.

David A. Campbell was appointed as President and Chief Executive Officer.

Vistra Corp.

Jim Burke was appointed as President.

Trican Well Service Ltd.

Thomas M. Alford was appointed to the Board of Directors.

Ameren Corporation

Ajay Arora was appointed as Chief Renewable Development Officer.

Sterling Energy Plc.

Tony Hawkins was appointed as Chief Executive Officer.

Parex Resources Inc.

Imad Mohsen was appointed as President.

Renewable Energy Group

Trisha Conley was appointed as Senior Vice President of People Development.

OGE Energy Corp.

Bryan Buckler was appointed as Chief Financial Officer.

Hi-Crush, Inc

Dirk Hallen was appointed as Chief Executive Officer.

Lonestar Resources, Inc.

Richard Burnett, Gary D. Packer, Andrei Verona and Eric Long were appointed to the Board of Directors.

Headwater Exploration Inc.

Kam Sandhar and Sarah Walters were appointed to the Board of Directors.

Chevron

Marillyn A. Hewson was appointed to the Board of Directors.

Tellurian Inc.

Octavio Simoes was appointed as Chief Executive Officer.

Tellurian Inc.

Jonathan Gross and Jean Abiteboul were appointed to the Board of Directors.

Cairn Energy Plc.

Nicoletta Giadrossi was appointed as Chairman of the Board.

Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc.

Karol Mason and Dwight McBride were appointed to the Board of Directors.

Duke Energy Corp.

Melissa Feldmeier was appointed as Vice President and Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer.

Laredo Petroleum, Inc.

Jarvis V. Hollingsworth and Lori A. Lancaster were appointed to the Board of Directors.

Duke Energy Corp.

Kelvin Henderson was appointed as Chief Nuclear Officer.

Ovintiv Inc.

Meg A. Gentle was appointed to the Board of Directors.

DCP Midstream

Heather Crowder was appointed to the Board of Directors.

Oasis Midstream Partners

Douglas E. Brooks, Samantha Holroyd, John Jacobi, N. John Lancaster, Robert McNally and Cynthia L. Walker were appointed to the Board of Directors.

CMS Energy

Garrick Rochow was appointed as Chief Executive Officer.

Vermilion Energy Inc.

Darcy Kerwin was appointed as Vice President of International & Health, Safety, and Environment.

Vermilion Energy Inc.

Dion Hatcher was appointed as Vice President of North America.

MDU Resources Group, Inc

Karl A. Liepitz was appointed as Vice President of General Counsel and Secretary.

CMS Energy

Amanda Wagenschutz was appointed as Vice President of People and Culture Operations.

Equinor

Carri Lockhart was appointed as Executive Vice President of Technology, Digital & Innovation.

CenterPoint Energy

Kenneth E. Coleman was appointed as Senior Vice President of Chief Information Officer.

Energy Services of America Corporation

Daniel J. Mannes was appointed to the Board of Directors.

Ovintiv Inc.

Brendan M. McCracken was appointed as President.

Epic Midstream Holdings, LP

Brian Freed was appointed as Chief Executive Officer.

Petro-Victory Energy Corp

Mark Scruggs was appointed to the Board of Directors.

Calumet GP, LLC

Paul C. Raymond was appointed to the Board of Directors.

Georgia Transmission Corporation

Barbara Hampton was appointed as President and Chief Executive Officer.

Seacor Marine Holdings Inc.

Andrew R. Morse was appointed to the Board of Directors.

ARC Resources Ltd.

Michael McAllister was appointed to the Board of Directors.

Hess Corporation

Karyn Ovelmen was appointed to the Board of Directors.

CrossAmerica Partners LP

Eric Javidi was appointed as Chief Financial Officer.

Evolution Petroleum Corporation

Ryan Stash was appointed as Chief Financial Officer.

Penn Virginia Corporation

Edward J. Geiser was appointed as Chairman of the Board.

American Electric Power Company, Inc.

Julia A. Sloat was appointed as Chief Financial Officer.

American Electric Power Company, Inc.

Brian X. Tierney was appointed as Executive Vice President of Strategy.

American Electric Power Company, Inc.

Lisa M. Barton was promoted as Chief Operating Officer.

Baytex Energy Corp.

Steve Reynish was appointed to the Board of Directors.

ADM Energy Plc.

Lionel Therond was appointed as Chief Financial Officer.

Unit Corporation

Mark E. Schell was appointed as Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer.

Cadence Petroleum Group

Michael Brumenschenkel was appointed as Chief Financial Officer.

Cadence Petroleum Group

Bradley P. Johnson was appointed as Chief Executive Officer.

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