Apache Corp. CEO G. Steven Farris has formed an office of the chief executive, which will include CFO Roger B. Plank, Co-COO John A. Crum and Co-COO Rodney J. Eichler. Plank, Crum and Eichler have separate functional responsibilities, but “they will have joint and equal roles in the daily decision making and direction of the company,” Farris said. In addition to his current responsibilities, Plank will lead the business development, internal audit and policy and governance groups. Crum will lead the Gulf Coast, central and Canada regions, as well as the worldwide drilling, corporate environmental health and safety and purchasing groups. Eichler will lead the North Sea, Egypt, Australia and Argentina regions.
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Canadian Prime Minister Brian Harper and Nova Scotia Premier Rodney MacDonald ended a political feud last week after reaching an agreement to share offshore oil and natural gas revenue.
Canadian Prime Minister Brian Harper and Nova Scotia Premier Rodney MacDonald reached an agreement Wednesday on offshore revenue sharing that ends a long political feud of “he said, he said.”
Nova Scotia Premier Rodney MacDonald’s office has confirmed the premier will make an announcement Friday about the redevelopment of the Deep Panuke natural gas project, which is located offshore about 155 miles southeast of Halifax. The project, put on hold three years ago by EnCana Corp. (see Daily GPI, Feb. 18, 2003), originally was estimated to hold 1 Tcf of gas and was expected to produce 400 MMcf/d.
Rep. John Dingell of Michigan, the ranking Democrat on the HouseCommerce Committee, has called on Transportation Secretary RodneyE. Slater to undertake a “thorough review and restructuring” of thedepartment’s Office of Pipeline Safety (OPS) in the wake of a newreport that contends the agency has become too cozy with thepipelines it is supposed to be regulating.
Transportation Secretary Rodney E. Slater announced Friday thatthe Department of Transportation (DOT) has formed a partnershipwith Washington state — the site of a major pipeline-relatedexplosion a year ago — to allow its safety inspectors toparticipate in the inspections of interstate pipelines.