Energy search firm and management consultancy The Energists has named Jonathan Verlander as principal of the firm's advisory and professional development practice areas.

EnLink Midstream LLC and EnLink Midstream Partners LP have made changes to the executive leadership team.

Templar Energy LLC has closed a comprehensive restructuring transaction on a fully consensual out-of-court basis, having obtained consent from 100% of each of its second lien lenders, equity holders and first lien RBL lenders.

Capital requirements for the oil and gas sector are high; the shortage of bank-led debt financing is offering plenty of scope for Private Equity (PE) firms to invest and provide more alternative financing sources than historical options to fund the world’s future energy needs.

Reid Morrison has been named as PwC’s Global Energy Advisory Leader and Kenny Hawsey will lead the Global Energy Tax practice.

Stephen Craig Beasley, who started his business career with FMC Corporation in the 1970s and retired from El Paso Corporation in 2007, died Sept. 13 at age 65 after battling cancer.

Oil service investment company Akastor ASA has signed an agreement with Mitsui & Co. Ltd., a Japanese trading and investment company, to create a joint venture with 50/50 ownership between AKOFS Offshore AS and Mitsui.

1Derrick gives OGFJ readers a snapshot of oil and gas industry M&A activity for the week of September 12 – September 16.

More than six months is needed for the oil markets to fully rebalance. That is the forecast from data and analytics provider McKinsey Energy Insights (MEI).

Stewart & Stevenson LLC has appointed Jack L. Pieper as the company’s CFO.