Rowland selected as Swift Energy chairman

Marcus C. Rowland has been chosen by Swift Energy Co., Houston, to serve as its chairman effective Sept. 26. He succeeds acting Chairman Pete Kirchof. Source: News

Energy Hunter opens Houston office, makes appointments

Energy Hunter Resources Inc., Dallas, has appointed H.C. Ferguson as executive vice-president of exploration and development, Brian G. Burgher as senior vice-president of land, and Jason Wilson as manager of geology. The three veterans of Magnum Hunter Resources Corp.’s Eagle Ford shale operations will be based in Energy Hunter’s recently opened divisional office in Houston. […]

BP’s Bight drilling plan approval delayed again

Australia’s offshore oil and gas regulator National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA) has asked BP PLC to supply more information about its plans to drill the Stromlo-1 wildcat in the Great Australian Bight offshore South Australia. Source: News