Two of Anadarko Petroleum Corp.’s operations executives have left the company to join their former Anadarko colleague, Doug Lawler, who took over in June as CEO of Chesapeake Energy Corp.
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Chesapeake Energy Corp.’s long-time COO Steve Dixon, who was named interim CEO in April and held the post until mid-June, left the company Monday with three other top executives, according to a memo sent to employees by CEO Doug Lawler.
Questar Corp.’s exploration and production subsidiary on Monday agreed to pay $106.4 million to bolt-on more natural gas wells to an existing leasehold in Wyoming.
Industry executives who recently offered Oregon regulators an updated natural gas outlook for the Pacific Northwest said they see faint signs of potential added gas-fired industrial loads taking shape, but flat near-term demand projections nevertheless dominated their forecasts.
The news preceded President Obama’s call last week for more action to address climate change, but executives at NRG Energy Inc. and Tenaska Inc. may have been reading between the lines after announcing over the past two weeks that because of abundant U.S. natural gas, coal is going to play a much smaller role in their generating schemes going forward.
The news preceded President Obama’s call on Tuesday for more action to address climate change (see Daily GPI, June 26), but executives at NRG Energy Inc. and Tenaska Inc. may have been reading between the lines after announcing within the past few days that because of abundant U.S. natural gas, coal is going to play a much smaller role in their generating schemes going forward.
With the “right kind of leadership” and regulatory environment, the United States could be just 10 years from achieving energy independence, Chesapeake Energy Corp.’s nonexecutive Chairman Archie Dunham said Friday.
Antero Resources LLC, the Appalachian Basin-focused powerhouse powered by private equity giant Warburg Pincus, said Monday net production in 1Q2013 jumped 114% year/year and increased 21% sequentially, primarily driven by 24 new wells brought online in the Marcellus Shale.