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McKenzie

Engineer Dan McKenzie joined Freese and Nichols as an Oil & Gas Group manager and practice leader. Based in the firm’s Dallas office, McKenzie has spent almost four decades in the industry and has led projects in Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma and the Louisiana Gulf Coast...

Lang

David Lang joined King & Spalding as a partner with the Corporate, Finance and Investments practice group in the Houston office. Lang, who previously served as global head of Baker McKenzie’s LNG practice, will focus on energy infrastructure development, acquisition and disposition, with particular ..

Kelly

AmeriGas Propane named Ann P. Kelly as its vice president of finance and chief financial officer. She succeeds Ted J. Jastrzebski, who has been serving as the principal financial officer of AmeriGas on an interim basis. Jastrzebski will continue to serve as chief financial officer of UGI Corporation..

Hummel

NorthStar Midstream named Mac Hummel as chief executive officer. He succeeds Tim Casey, who will focus exclusively on growing NorthStar’s LNG investments. Hummel most recently served as executive vice president and president, Liquids Business Unit at EnLink Midstream. Previously, he spent over 28 ye..

Hessen

Andrew R. Hesson was promoted to vice president of Sharp Energy, the mid-Atlantic propane distribution business unit...

Breakie

Chesapeake Utilities promoted Shane E. Breakie to assistant vice president of Chesapeake Utilities, where he will assume expanded day-to-day activities and responsibilities for the natural gas distribution systems on the Delmarva Peninsula. ..

Pruner

Plains All American Pipeline appointed Alexandra Pruner as an independent member of the Board of Directors and Audit Committee of PAA GP Holdings. Previously, she served as a partner and chief financial officer of Perella Weinberg Partners, a global independent advisory firm...

Tramuto

Jim Tramuto joined Houston-based government relations and communications firm Strategic Public Affairs as a senior counselor. Prior to joining the firm, Tramuto held positions as vice president of Governmental and Regulatory Strategies at Southwestern Energy, president of TECO Gas Marketing and president and CEO of Polaris Pipeline.

Hallam

The Williams Companies named Scott Hallam as senior vice president over its Atlantic-Gulf Operating Area, succeeding Frank Ferazzi, who previously announced his retirement. Most recently, Hallam served as vice president and general manager, Eastern Interstates (including oversight of Williams’ Trans..

Harris

Craig Harris assumed the position of chief operating officer at Enable Midstream. Harris, who served as Enable’s chief commercial officer since 2016, has 30-plus years of industry experience that includes leadership roles in engineering, operations, commerci..

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.