• The Brazilian government has appointed economist Adriano Pires as chief executive of state-controlled Petrobras.
  • The International Energy Agency governing board voted unanimously to reappoint Fatih Birol as executive director for a third term.
  • Former US Federal Emergency Management Agency division director Kevin Sligh was named director of the US Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement.
  • Cath Norman has been terminated from her role as managing director of Australia’s FAR Ltd and has resigned her position on the board.