Harold Hamm and ex-wife Sue Ann Arnall at the the TIME 100 Gala on April 24, 2012 in New York City.  (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage for TIME)

Continental CEO’s ex-wife left with $1 billion divorce award

Sue Ann Arnall, Hamm’s wife for 26 years, forfeited her right to appeal by cashing a check for the judgment in January, the Oklahoma Supreme Court said Tuesday.
Exxon Mobil Corp. CEO Rex Tillerson speaks to 2015 IHS Energy CERAWeek. (Billy Smith II/Houston Chronicle)

CERAWeek Commentary: American oil CEOs avoid climate change talk, while Euro counterparts take it head on

No fewer than three U.S. oil executives attending IHS Energy CERAWeek have said government regulations need to be based on science, not public sentiment. Yet not one of them talked about the scientific consensus acknowledging global climate change.
Businessmen arrive to CERA Week at the Hilton Americas on March 4, 2014, in Houston. ( Mayra Beltran / Houston Chronicle )

CERAWeek Day Two: Rex Tillerson, Pemex, Total

Day Two of the annual conference will deal with issues in both the domestic and international oil and gas industries.
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Encana said to explore sale of Haynesville gas properties

Encana is unloading gas assets to better focus on drilling for oil and liquids such as condensate.

Oil CEO wages immune to price slump as shareholders vote on pay

“The only people not hit by the drop in oil price are the CEOs running the companies,” said Gregory Elders, a London-based analyst at Bloomberg Intelligence.
Ryan Lance, chairman and CEO of ConocoPhillips, addresses the audience during the Geopolitics of Natural Gas at Rice University, Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, in Houston. (Marie D. De Jesús/Houston Chronicle)

ConocoPhillips stresses shale through 2017

Flexible spending and disciplined growth will help ConocoPhillips meet its 2017 goals, executives said Wednesday.
BG Group CEO Helge Lund (Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg)

The CEO of BG just arrived in February, and could walk with $43 million

Lund, who joined BG on Feb. 9 after heading Norway’s Statoil ASA, is entitled to liquidated damages equal to a year’s gross salary and 30 percent of base pay, the Reading, England-based company’s annual report showed.
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Buying BG will ease Shell’s struggles with scandle-plagued Petrobras

With Petrobras engulfed in Brazil’s largest ever corruption scandal, BG and other partners are struggling to communicate with the state-controlled producer’s management to address delays to development plans.
Siemens CEO Joe Kaeser (Getty Images)

German engineering giant expanding U.S. operations in Houston

Siemens AG, a global engineering giant that employs about 2,000 workers in Houston, is establishing an oil and gas headquarters at its offices in Houston’s Energy Corridor.
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Energy executives create new company in Tulsa

The five businessmen, who have all spent time at oil and gas company Apache Corp., say the company will focus on producing oil and natural gas liquids.