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PEOPLE
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Constable
Fluor Corp. has named David E. Constable CEO. Constable succeeds Carlos Hernandez, who has retired as CEO and a member of the company’s board. Constable brings 30 years of insight to Fluor, having held various leadership roles within the company from 1982 to 2011 before returning as a board member in 2019.
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Becker
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy announced that Marc Becker is to return to the company as CEO of its offshore business. Becker served as managing director for Germany and head of offshore sales and projects with Siemens Gamesa before leaving the company in early 2020. Becker, who is to be the permanent replacement for Andreas Nauen who was promoted to CEO of the company in June, will be based in Hamburg and start his new role on Feb. 1. Pierre Bauer will continue as interim CEO in the meantime.
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Slattery
Motive Offshore Group has appointed Declan Slattery CFO. Slattery, who co-led Enpro Subsea through its recent acquisition by Hunting Plc, joins Motive as it continues to implement its domestic and international growth strategy.
Evolution Petroleum Corp. has named Ryan Stash CFO. He will succeed David Joe, who has elected to retire. Stash comes to Evolution from Harvest Oil & Gas Corp. where he served as vice president and CFO since October 2018.
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McCracken
Ovintiv Inc. has named Brendan M. McCracken president. He replaces Michael McAllister, Ovintiv’s former president who retired in June 2020 after 20 years with the company and nearly 40 years in the industry. McCracken, who currently serves as executive vice president of corporate development and external affairs, will maintain his current responsibilities following the promotion.
Data Gumbo has welcomed Bruce Bain as vice president of channels and alliances.


Chevron Corp. has named Al Williams vice president of corporate affairs, effective March 1. The company also appointed Paul Antebi vice president and general tax counsel, effective Feb. 1. Marillyn A. Hewson was elected to Chevron’s board of directors, effective Jan. 1. She will serve on the audit committee of the board.


The Texas Railroad Commission has revealed that Railroad Commissioner Wayne Christian has been selected to be the vice chairman of the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission.

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Sinclair
Global Energy Group has appointed Iain Sinclair to the newly created role of executive director of renewables and energy transition with plans to launch a new operation in Edinburgh. Sinclair will be responsible for developing plans that utilize the company’s oil and gas skills and experience as it further diversifies in line with clients’ needs.
Cairn Energy plc has appointed Nicoletta Giadrossi chair of the company.
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Whyte
MRDS, an Aberdeen drilling services firm, has appointed Colin Whyte director for the Middle East and North Africa as part of its growth plans in the region. Having worked in the region for almost 15 years, Whyte brings a strong track record having held managerial positions with National Oilwell Varco, Weatherford and Seadrill.

Petrobras has created an executive management team to lead actions related to carbon management, the reduction of atmospheric emissions, energy efficiency and climate change. The team will be led by Viviana Coelho, the company’s current manager of emissions, energy efficiency and transition to low carbon.


MRDS Group, an Aberdeen drilling services firm, has appointed Craig Yeoman finance director.


The Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) board of directors has selected James (Jim) C. White as the new SEG executive director.


The International Association of Oil & Gas Producers has welcomed Iman Hill as its new executive director, succeeding Gordon Ballard, who stepped down at the end of 2020.


Flotek Industries Inc. has welcomed Michael Fucci to its board of directors.


COMPANIES
Logan Industries has opened a new Pressure Vessel Heat Exchanger facility at its Hempstead, Texas, site. The facility enables Logan to manufacture, test, certify and stamp high-end alloy vessels.


Equinor has announced changes in its corporate structure, effective by June 1. E&P Norway and E&P International have been established as two new business areas. Renewables will continue as a business area, renamed from New Energy Solutions. Technology, Digital & Innovation will be established as a separate business area, while Projects, Drilling & Procurement will become a more focused business area.


Varel International Energy Services has rebranded as Varel Energy Solutions (VES). The VES strategy is to be a leading value creator in the well construction energy sector and to strengthen its current offerings through strategic acquisitions and organic investment in highly adaptive, low-cost manufacturing.


Eni and the Norwegian energy entrepreneur and investor HitecVision have established a new joint venture company, Vårgrønn, with the aim of developing new green energy projects in Norway and the Nordic market.


Southwestern Energy Co. has acquired Montage Resources.


S&P Global and IHS Markit have entered into a definitive merger agreement to combine in an all-stock transaction. The transaction is expected to close in the second half of 2021.


AqualisBraemar ASA has entered into an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in LOC Group. Closing of the acquisition was expected on or around Dec. 21, 2020.