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TC Energy CEO to Retire End of the Year

TC Energy announced on Monday that the company's CEO of 10 years, Russ Girling will step down at the end of the year.

INGAA Appoints Amy Andryszak as New President and CEO

The Interstate Natural Gas Association of America (INGAA) announced on Wednesday the appointment of Amy Andryszak as the association's new President and CEO.

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Al Walker, former chairman, president and CEO of Anadarko Petroleum, has been named to the board of directors at Enable Midstream Partners, a joint venture between CenterPoint and OGE Energy. Robert Gwin, a former president of Anadarko, also has been appointed to the board. Walker was CEO of Anadark..

Executive Profile: Engineering Veteran Ventures Out on His Own

Longtime pipeline engineering mainstay Marcelino Guedes Gomes has retired from Brazil oil giant Petrobras after more than 30 years, but he has no intention of leaving behind the work he loves. Guedes Gomes has co-founded PipelineBrazil, with the goal of improving pipelines in terms of safety and imaginative design ideas.

Kim Edvardsson

Essential Utilities announced the appointment of Kim Edvardsson as vice president of Finance for Peoples, its Pittsburgh, Penn.-based natural gas division.

Charif Souki

Tellurian announced that its board of directors has named Charif Souki executive chairman. Souki has been Tellurian’s non-executive chairman since founding the company in 2016. ..

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Bill Walsh rejoined EN Engineering as chief metallurgist after serving as program leader at ArcelorMittal Global R&D.  Walsh, whose research gas focused on advancing steel development for pipeline and energy applications, holds a Ph.D. in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics from Northwestern Universit..

Dominion Overhauls Leadership, Announces New CEO

Dominion Energy on Friday announced a reorganized executive leadership team, including a new CEO, as it reported a $2.8 billion second-quarter charge related to the cancellation of the Atlantic Coast natural gas pipeline.

David N. Parker

David N. Parker, who served 13 years as president and CEO of the American Gas Association (AGA), died May 10.

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Kian Granmayeh has been promoted to chief financial officer from Investor Relations director at Tellurian. Former CFO Antoine Lafargue moved to senior vice president of LNG Marketing to advance commercialization of the Driftwood project. He replaces Amos Hochstein, who moved to executive vice presid..

Kathryn Collins

Entergy appointed Kathryn Collins as senior vice president and chief Human Resources officer.

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Chesapeake Utilities named Jeffrey Sylvester as senior vice president with responsibility for the company’s natural gas transmission and regulated distribution businesses.   Xcel Energy has named Bob Frenzel president and chief operating officer, Tim O’Conner executive vice president and chief..

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Marathon Petroleum named the head of its midstream business, Michael Hennigan, as its new chief executive officer. He replaces Gary Heminger, whose departure was announced in October when the largest U.S. independent refiner launched a sweeping restructuring.   Spire said it promoted Steve Lin..

Enterprise Products CEO Puts Personal Spin on COVID-19

Enterprise Products Partners’ outspoken co-CEO Jim Teague used an April 29 conference call with investors as an opportunity to comment on the U.S. economic shutdown while reflecting on his personal experience during the 1950s polio epidemic and as a helicopter pilot in Vietnam in relation to the COVID-19 response.

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Koch McElroy appointed Geoff Koch, P.E., as vice president of product development, with responsibility for the design, prototype build and testing of all new equipment, in addition to supporting pipe fusion products. Before joining McElroy, Koch spent nearl..

iPIPE Boosting ‘Zero Tolerance’ for Pipe Leaks

North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum confronted the pipeline industry nearly three years ago, suggesting that technological improvements were needed to overcome the trend toward increased pipeline leaks in his state.

AGA Chair Diane Leopold Brings Positive Outlook to Challenging Period for Industry

Diane Leopold became chair of the American Gas Association just in time for an unprecedented economic shutdown in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The executive vice president and co-chief operating officer of Dominion Energy, talked to P&GJ about the challenges and opportunities facing the natural gas industry.

Marathon Petroleum Names Midstream Boss as New CEO, Will Retain Unit

Marathon Petroleum is not selling its midstream unit as it taps the midstream head to be the company's new CEO.

Pipeliners Podcast: Education Through Conversation

Over the last decade, podcasts have emerged as a popular form of distributing audio content to a broad, international public that covers specialized topics. In November 2017, the Pipeliners Podcast became the first such podcast focused on pipelining.

Associations

Prochazka CenterPoint Energy President and CEO Scott M. Prochazka has been elected chair of the American Gas Association (AGA) Board of Directors for 2020. Prochazka, who joined CenterPoint in October 2001, has previously served as chief operating officer, ..

Companies

Netherlands-based inspection and industrial services provider Intero Integrity Services announced it has acquired The Sniffers. Founded in 1991, The Sniffers is an emission monitoring and pipeline integrity services firm with headquarters in Belgium.   GreenGasUSA and Dominion Energy Carolina Gas (..

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Occidental Petroleum Corporation announced the election of former Schlumberger Ltd. CEO Andrew Gould to its board of directors. His industry experience over more than four decades includes titles as chairman and CEO of Schlumberger from 2003 to 2011 and nonexecutive chairman of BG Group from 2012 to..

Meet INGAA’s New Security Director

Michael Isper is the new director of Security, Reliability and Resilience at INGAA. He began his energy career in the environmental and hazmat compliance field while at a mid-sized utility in Ohio, and later in Virginia at Dominion Energy.

INGAA President and Industry Veteran Don Santa Announces Retirement

After nearly two decades leading the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America (INGAA), Don Santa announced today that he will retire from the organization effective February 15, 2020.

Hamm/Berry/Stark

Continental Resources founder and CEO Harold Hamm will become executive chairman of the company. William Berry has been appointed CEO and President Jack Stark will assume the additional role of chief operating officer. ..

Gordon Blackwood

Gulfstream Services International appointed Gordon Blackwood as business development director.  He previously was regional director for National Oilwell Varco and has over 20 years’ experience working globally in the oil and gas sector. ..

Danny J. Rea

Ironwood Midstream Energy Partners announced that former Twin Eagle’s chief operating officer, Danny J. Rea, has joined Ironwood II as chief commercial officer and director. Since 2015, Mr. Rea has handled both commercial and operational management for Twin Eagle’s midstream assets, which include cr..

Michael L. Hollis

Pure Acquisition Corp., a special purpose acquisition company focused on oil and gas exploration and production, announced that it has named Michael L. Hollis as president. Hollis most recently worked for Diamondback Energy, a Permian-focused oil and gas producer, where he served as president and ch..

Greg Herman

BCCK Holding Company has appointed Greg Herman as director of business development. Herman will be based in both Colorado and Oklahoma, where he will develop and support company growth in North Dakota, Oklahoma and the Rocky Mountain territories. Herman’s extensive background in oil and gas includes..

King/Trefz

Emerson announced two promotions within its Professional Tools business: Justin King has been named vice president of engineering and Rob Trefz, vice president of marketing. In their new roles, King will lead the development and evolution of the entire Professional Tools line of Pipe and Electrical ..