WPX Energy has completed its third divestiture of the year, closing the sale of a package of Marcellus shale marketing contracts and the release of certain related firm transportation capacity to an undisclosed buyer.

Carrier Energy Partners LLC has an agreement for an additional $100 million investment from Riverstone Holdings LLC, according to Bloomberg.

UK-based maritime security firm MAST has recently provided a security update on Libya and Yemen.

Cenovus Energy Inc. confirms that four Cenovus executives have made the decision to retire. The company has also announced three promotions.

TGS has appointed Sven Børre Larsen as the company's new CFO. The effective date of Larsen's employment is yet to be determined, but will be no later than Dec. 1, and he will be based in TGS' Asker, Norway, office.

China National Petroleum Corp. has discovered more than 100 million tonnes of tight oil in its Changqing field, said Reuters, citing company-run newspaper China Petroleum Daily.

Riley Exploration Group LLC has acquired a 90% equity interest in Cinco Resources Inc. (CRI), effective May 19, through a share exchange with private equity funds managed by Yorktown Energy Partners. Riley also received an investment from funds managed by Yorktown to acquire a working interest in a...

US Silica Holdings Inc. has promoted Bradford B. Casper to vice president and chief commercial officer.

Cimarex Energy Co. has closed its public offering of 6,000,000 shares of its common stock and the full exercise of the underwriters' option to purchase 900,000 additional shares.