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Oil up on weaker U.S. dollar, supply glut caps gain
Most Oil Companies Falling Behind in Cyber-Attack Preparedness
Workers Sense Skills Shortage in Industry
Penn West Petroleum downsizes, changes name in hopes of turning page on troubled past
Brett joins Millennial Energy Partners as VP, general counsel
Clay Brett has joined Millennial Energy Partners LLC, Houston, as its vice-president and general counsel.
Linville named president at Lilis Energy
James Linville has joined Lilis Energy Inc., San Antonio, as president effective June 26. He will report directly to Chief Executive Officer Avi Mirman.
HMEL lets contract for Bathinda refinery
HPCL-Mittal Energy Ltd. (HMEL), a joint venture of state-owned Hindustan Petroleum Corp. Ltd. and privately held Mittal Energy Investment Pte. Ltd., Singapore, has let a contract to Haldor Topsoe AS, Kongens Lyngby, Denmark, for a project designed to expand production of Bharat Stage (BS) 6-grade fuels (equivalent to Euro 6-quality fuels) at HMEL’s 9 million-tonne/year Guru Gobind Singh refinery at Village Phullokhari, about 35 km from Bathinda in India’s northern state of Punjab.
E&Y poll shows generational, gender divide in oil and gas career perceptions
While 51% of adults would be happy if their child chose a career in oil and gas, just 26% of Generation Z and 45% of Millennials without a set career path find industry jobs appealing, according to Ernst & Young LLP’s US Oil and Gas Perception poll.
Penn West shareholders approve name change to Obsidian Energy
France to halt exploration licensing
France will halt oil and gas exploration licensing, according to Nicolas Hulot, minister for the ecological and intrusive transition under the new government of Prime Minister Edouard Philippe.