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Boost Productivity During Power System Upgrades

Oil and gas plant resources around the globe are feeling the pain of relying on aging power-distribution systems. Using intelligent packaged power can help reduce risk and costs, while unleashing information for performance improvements.

SGA’s Chapman Promotes Clean Energy Future

P&GJ recently sat down with Adrian Chapman to discuss his new role as the Chair of the Board of Directors of the Southern Gas Association, and the outlook for SGA and the energy industry.

Companies in the News

The ROSEN Group opened a new Aberdeen, Scotland, office. The company expects to increase its Aberdeen base to at least 20 employees in the next 24 months. The local integrity team receives support from 160 Newcastle-based employees. GTI won the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissione..

Associations in the News

Marty Durbin, executive vice president and chief strategy officer of the American Petroleum Institute (API), stepped down from the prominent oil industry group after 10 years. He said plans to continue in the policy and political realms. Brown Sam Brown, C..

People in the News

People in the News Chesapeake Utilities Corporation appointed Jeffry M. Householder, currently president of the company’s Florida business unit, as its president and CEO. He replaced Michael P. McMasters, who announced his retirement in September and will continue as a board member. Householder wil..

Obituaries

Schoneberger Bob Schoneberger, United Piping, Inc. co-founder and pipeline advocate, died of a heart attack Nov. 11 at his northern Wisconsin hunting property. He was 60.   Following years at Lakehead Pipeline, which is now Enbridge Energy, Schoneberger co..

Associations in the News

Terry McCallister stepped down from the Board of Directors of the Gas Technology Institute, in conjunction with his retirement as chairman and CEO of WGL and Washington Gas. He will join the Board of Directors of AltaGas, which closed its acquisition of WGL Holdings. ..

Companies in the News

ENERGY worldnet, Inc. Enters Virtual Reality Arena  ENERGY worldnet, Inc. (EWN) launched its Mobile Training Center to bring blended learning and virtual reality (VR) training to pipeline operators in the oil and gas industry. The mobile training center debuted recently at the Texas Gas Association..

Names in the News

Snider Otis Eastern Service appointed Alan Snider as chief operating officer. He previously served as president of Laney Directional Drilling in Spring, Texas, where he was involved in design and construction management projects. He is a graduate of the Ame..

Cowan

Williams Companies appointed Debbie Cowan as senior vice president and chief human resources officer. She previously served as global director of Human Resources at John Zink Company and manager of Human Resources for Aircraft Fueling Systems. More People News..

McNally

Robert J. McNally, EQT’s chief financial officer, will become president and chief executive officer of EQT and join the Board of Directors. James E. Rohr will become chairman of the board. More People News..

Retiring Stavropoulos Leaves PG&E a Safer Utility

Eight years after joining PG&E in the wake of the San Bruno explosion, Nick Stavropoulos retired as an industry role model for restoring a sense of pride at the giant San Francisco utility.

APGA Chairman to Focus on Safety and Consumer Education

P&GJ talks about industry priorities and challenges with Owen Reeves, 2018-2019 chairman of the American Public Gas Association (APGA), which represents more than 70% of all publicly owned natural gas utilities in the United States.

Brookby Named VP Data Sales for Energy Web Atlas

Energy Web Atlas names Harry Brookby as Vice President of Data Sales

Names in the News

MacIntosh   Michels Canada promoted Glenn MacIntosh to director of its Eastern Region. He will spearhead the company’s continued growth in the Greater Toronto Area and beyond from a new office, located at 891 Rowntree Dairy Road, Woodbridge, Ontario.   K..

Names in the News

Russell Audubon Companies, a provider of EPCM services, appointed Lyle Russell as senior business development representative for Capital Oil and Gas Projects, and Robert Guerrero as pipeline engineering manager. Russell has more than 24 years of business de..

A Conversation with Kinder Morgan's Tom Martin

An interview with Tom Martin, president of the Natural Gas Pipelines Group for Kinder Morgan, one of the largest energy infrastructure companies in North America. Martin is responsible for all commercial and operational activities of a system that includes 70,000 miles of natural gas transmission pipelines and gathering lines, plus storage, treating and processing facilities.

SGA Chair Caron Lawhorn on a Mission to Raise Industry’s Voice

Southern Gas Association Chair Caron Lawhorn is on a mission to give the natural gas industry a bigger voice in the national conversation on energy efficiency and sustainability.

Gabriel L. Ellisor

Energy XXI Gulf Coast appointed Gabriel L. Ellisor as a member of its board.

Kevin Fox

Pipeline construction company WHC Energy Services unanimously elected Kevin Fox as CEO.

Jeremy Goebel, Chris R. Chandler

Plains All American (PAA) promoted Jeremy Goebel to the new role of senior group vice president in a succession-planning move. Chris R. Chandler replaces Goebel as senior vice president, Strategic Planning and Acquisitions, following more than 20 years at Phillips 66, most recently as general manager of Corporate Strategy.

Albert Johnson

Albert Johnson was named executive vice president of Business Development at Dallas-based JupiterMLP.

Mark W. Smith, Juan Pablo Tardio

Helmerich & Payne appointed Mark W. Smith as chief financial officer to succeed Juan Pablo Tardio upon his retirement on June 30.

Firat Sever

Civil engineer Firat Sever has been tabbed to head the expanding Pipeline Division at QuakeWrap.

Jonathan McKenzie, Ivor Ruste

Cenovus Energy appointed Jonathan McKenzie as the company’s next chief financial officer. He will replace Ivor Ruste who retired April 30.

Scott J. Preston

Hi-Crush Partners announced Scott J. Preston will assume the role of chief operating officer.

Pradeep Verma

Subsea services business Kreuz Subsea hired Pradeep Verma as chief commercial officer and Marek Kaminski as director of marine assets.

Michel Marchand, Scott Harris

Michel Marchand is the new vice president of Case Construction Equipment for North America, replacing Scott Harris who took a similar role at Case IH.

Bipin Vora

Honeywell UOP announced Bipin Vora will be inducted to the National Academy of Engineering at its annual ceremony in Washington in September.

Jan Van Niekerk

SpotSee logistics company hired Jan Van Niekerk as vice president of engineering and innovation.