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January 8, 2019 in News & Media

Oil and Gas Investor Journal – Forty Under 40

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January 8, 2019 in News & Media

Boutique Energy Executive Search Firm Bests the Big Guys

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People On the Move

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.

AmeriGas Propane Inc.

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

Capital Drilling Ltd.

Michael Rawlinson has been appointed as Non-Executive Director.

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

Delek US Holdings, Inc.* Placement

Vicky Sutil has been appointed to the Board of Directors.

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.

Awilco Drilling Plc

Jens Berge has been appointed Chief Executive Officer.

Nostrum Oil & Gas Plc.

Robert Tinkhof has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer.

Obsidian Energy Ltd.

Michael J. Faust has been appointed as interim President and CEO.

Obsidian Energy Ltd.

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

Pantheon Resources Plc.

Robert Rosenthal has been appointed as Technical Director.

EQT Corporation

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

Panhandle Oil and Gas Inc.

Christopher T. Fraser has been appointed as Director.

Ultra Petroleum Corp

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

Lincolnway Energy, LLC

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

Canadian Natural Resources Ltd.

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

Prophecy Development Corp.

Michael Doolin has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer.

Samson Oil and Gas

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

Angus Energy Plc.

Patrick Clanwilliam has been appointed as non-executive Chairman.

Baytex Energy Corp.

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

STEP Energy Services Ltd.

Evelyn Angelle has been appointed as Independent Director.

Yuma Energy, Inc.

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

Delek US Holdings, Inc.

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

Targa Resources Corp.

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

Nautilus Marine Services Plc.

Zac Phillips will become Chairman of the Board.

Dril-Quip Inc.

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

Savannah Petroleum Plc.

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

Tanager Energy Inc.

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

Condor Petroleum Inc.

Walter Dawson has been appointed Chairman of the Board.

Oceaneering International, Inc.

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

Genesis Energy, L.P.

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

Bristow Group Inc.

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

Oyster Oil and Gas Ltd.

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

Oiltanking GmbH

Matti Lievonen will become the new Chief Executive Officer.

QEP Resources, Inc. * Placement

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

Rockcliff Energy LLC * Placement

Michael “Mitch” New has been appointed as Vice President, Subsurface.

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.

Pioneer Natural Resources

Scott D. Sheffield assumes the role of Chief Executive Officer.

Enerflex Ltd.

Marc Rossiter will be appointed as the new President and Chief Executive Officer.

Obsidian Energy

Gordon Ritchie has been appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors.

ONEOK, Inc.

Mark W. Helderman has been appointed to the Board of Directors.

Peabody Energy Corporation

Andrea Bertone has been appointed to the Board of Directors.

Rockhopper Exploration Plc.

Keith Lough will become the new Non-Executive Chairman.

Zargon Oil & Gas Ltd.

Glenn Koach has been appointed to the Board of Directors.

Central Petroleum Ltd.

Leon Devaney has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director.

Source Energy Services Ltd.

Mr. A.S. (Stew) Hanlon has been appointed as Chairman of the Board of Directors.

Sundance Energy Australia Ltd.

Judy D. Buie has been appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director.

MODEC, Inc.

Minoru Sawada has been promoted to Director, Executive Managing Officer.

MODEC, Inc.

Katsuyuki Imaizumi has been appointed Executive Officer.

MODEC, Inc.

Tony Quinn has been appointed Executive Officer.

Drummond Company, Inc.

Nathaniel Drummond has been appointed as Chief Commercial Officer.

Parsley Energy, Inc.

Matthew Gallaghe has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer.

Mitcham Industries, Inc.

Thomas Meurling has been appointed Vice President and Chief Business Development Officer.

Mitcham Industries, Inc.

Michael Zwick has been appointed as Vice President of Sales.

Crescent Point Energy

John P. Dielwart has been appointed to the Board of Directors.

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