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Jesse Norman to Take on Full Energy Brief at UK Energy Department
(Friday, January 13, 2017) UK MP Jesse Norman has confirmed through social media site Twitter that he will take on the full energy brief at the UK Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy.
BLOG: Houston Profitable Area for STEM Grads
(Thursday, January 12, 2017) A recent analysis by WalletHub finds that the Houston metropolitan area ranks first in the annual media salary for STEM workers.
Marathon Petroleum Names Retired Shell Exec HR and Labor Relations VP
(Thursday, January 12, 2017) Marathon Petroleum Corp. Thursday announced the appointment of Dave Sauber to the position of vice president of Human Resources and Labor Relations, effective Feb. 1.
BLOG: Study Shows US Residents Leaving the South for New Jobs
(Wednesday, January 11, 2017) An United Van Lines study shows that the south had a large exodus of residents in 2016.
Outlook: Energy Employment Trends to Look for in 2017
(Monday, January 09, 2017) Regina Mayor of KPMG identifies what the industry can expect in regard to employment in 2017.
U.S. Senator Corker Expects Support for Trump Secretary of State Pick
(Friday, January 06, 2017) The chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee said on Friday he expected Rex Tillerson, President-elect Donald Trump's nominee to be secretary of state, to win strong support in the Senate during his confirmation process.
Exxon Mobil, Tillerson Agree to Cut All Ties
(Wednesday, January 04, 2017) Exxon Mobil Corp and Rex Tillerson agreed to sever all ties to comply with conflict-of-interest requirements as the company's former chairman and chief executive awaits confirmation as U.S. secretary of state.
Sources: Russia's Lukoil Appoints New VP For Sales And Supplies
(Tuesday, December 27, 2016) Russia's second biggest oil producer Lukoil has appointed a new vice-president for sales and supplies.
Icahn Tapped as Trump's Special Adviser on Regulatory Issues
(Thursday, December 22, 2016) The activist investor's major holdings include refiner CVR Energy.
Marathon Petroleum Extends Director Deadline Amid Elliott Pressure
(Friday, December 16, 2016) Marathon Petroleum Corp. extended its board director nomination deadline on Friday amid break-up pressure from hedge fund Elliott Management LP.
Shell's CFO Pick Leaves Most Analysts Asking Simply 'Who?'
(Thursday, December 15, 2016) The 48-year-old U.S. citizen, currently head of finance for Shell's Integrated Gas unit -- a key cash cow since this year's acquisition of BG Group Plc -- will take over from Simon Henry in March.
Exxon Names Darren Woods as New CEO to Replace Rex Tillerson
(Wednesday, December 14, 2016) Darren Woods, the company's refining boss since 2012, was elevated after President-elect Donald Trump picked Rex Tillerson to become U.S. Secretary of State, the Irving, Texas-based oil explorer said in a statement Wednesday.
Exxon CEO-in-Waiting to Inherit Rex Tillerson's Mixed Legacy
(Tuesday, December 13, 2016) A Kansas-born electrical engineer by training, Darren Woods joined Exxon as an analyst in 1992 and rose through the ranks on the refining and chemicals side of the business.
Top Soft Skills the Oil, Gas Industry Needs
(Friday, December 09, 2016) While the industry works its way toward a recovery, Rigzone highlights specific soft skills that will be needed by oil and gas workers.
Trump Pick of EPA Foe to Lead Agency May Spark Senate Fight
(Thursday, December 08, 2016) Although cabinet nominations can no longer be filibustered in the Senate -- and candidates can be confirmed by a simple majority vote -- Republicans will hold only a slim majority in the chamber next year.
TransCanada Names Siim Vanaselja Chairman of Board
(Thursday, December 08, 2016) TransCanada Corp, Canada's No. 2 pipeline operator, said on Thursday it named Siim Vanaselja chairman of the board.
Trump to Pick Foe of Obama Climate Agenda to Run EPA -Source
(Wednesday, December 07, 2016) Donald Trump will pick an ardent opponent of President Barack Obama's measures to curb climate change as head of the Environmental Protection Agency, a Trump transition team source said on Wednesday.
Philadelphia Energy CEO Rinaldi to Retire in March
(Tuesday, December 06, 2016) The chief executive of Philadelphia Energy Solutions, Phil Rinaldi, told employees in a memo on Tuesday that he plans to retire in March, raising questions about the future of the region's largest and oldest refinery.
Louis Dreyfus Picks Shell Veteran as New CFO
(Tuesday, December 06, 2016) Louis Dreyfus Company named Armand Lumens, a veteran of oil firm Royal Dutch Shell , as its new finance chief on Tuesday, the latest in a series of leadership changes at the commodity trader under main shareholder Margarita Louis-Dreyfus.
Ex-Oil Workers Look to Grow Aberdeen Brewery, Employ More Ex-Energy Staff
(Friday, December 02, 2016) Ex-oilfield workers Dave Grant and Dave McHardy, who opened a brewery in Aberdeen after leaving the sector, are looking to expand their business and employ more ex-energy industry staff in 2017.