CONSOL Energy Inc. has closed its private placement of $1.6 billion of its 5.875% senior notes due 2022.

Lucas Energy Inc. has entered into an agreement with funds managed by Ironman Energy Master Fund and John B. Helmers (associated with Long Focus Capital Management), pursuant to which the company will sell up to 3,333,332 units at $0.60 per unit for total consideration of $2 million to such...

Endofa, an independent marine fuel supplier and bunker trader, has named Lars Hoffmann as CEO.

The Total-operated Saphir-1XB exploration well on Block CI-514 has proved the presence of liquid hydrocarbons in the deep offshore west of the Ivory Coast.

Lukoil has signed a purchase and sale agreement that allows the company to sell its 50% stake in the Caspian Investment Resources Ltd. to China’s Sinopec.

Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP reports that Susan Bergles has joined the firm as a partner, merging her natural gas regulatory practice with the firm’s growing energy practice.

Pioneer Natural Resources Co. has closed the sale of its Alaska subsidiary to Caelus Energy Alaska LLC for cash proceeds of $300 million.

Athlon Energy Inc. has begun an underwritten public offering of 11 million shares of common stock pursuant to a registration statement on Form S-1 filed previously with the US Securities and Exchange Commission.

Spectra Energy Corp.'s board of directors has elected Gregory L. Ebel to serve as chair of the board of directors. The company also announced that F. Anthony Comper has been elected as independent lead director.

Flotek Industries Inc. has appointed Amerr Mahgoub as vice president of Middle East business development, and has also closed its acquisition of SiteLark LLC.