Forum: Europeans urged to be patient as Trump team develops energy policies

European policymakers who support continued US cooperation with their natural gas and other energy supply diversification efforts should give Trump administration officials time to formulate their own policies before passing judgment, speakers generally agreed at a Jan. 31 Atlantic Council forum. Source: News

Landis named Black Hills chief HR officer

Jennifer C. Landis has been named senior vice-president and chief human resources officer of Black Hills Corp., Rapid City, SD-based parent of Black Hills Exploration & Production. Source: News

Yang promoted to Approach Resources president

Qingming Yang has been promoted to president of Approach Resources Inc., Fort Worth. He has been leading Approach’s operations group since 2012, and will retain the title of chief operating officer. Source: News

Sieminski joins CSIS as energy, geopolitics chair

Adam Sieminski has joined the Center for Strategic and International Studies’ energy and national security program as James R. Schlesinger chair for energy and geopolitics. Source: News

ExxonMobil fourth-quarter results include $2-billion impairment charge

ExxonMobil Corp. reported fourth-quarter 2017 earnings of $1.7 billion, including an asset impairment charge of about $2 billion mainly related to dry gas operations with undeveloped acreage in the Rocky Mountains region of the US. Source: News