- Sergio Affronti resigns as chief executive of Argentina’s YPF. Non-conventional upstream vice president Pablo Iuliano has been appointed as Affronti’s replacement.
- Rajarshi Gupta appointed managing director of ONGC Videsh.
- Apache appointes Lamar McKay as chairman, with effect from 1 September, taking over from John Lowe, who is retiring.
- Penn America Energy appointed Craig Owen as executive vice president and chief financial officer, Fabrizio Trilli as executive vice president and chief strategic officer, and Paul Kettlety as executive commercial advisor to the chief executive.
Affronti steps down from YPF
Pablo Iuliano to take over as head of Argentine company
Editor's note: US District Judge Mary Ann Vial Lemmon dismissed the litigation against the owners of Mariner Shipyard in April 2010.