South Sudan oil ministry launches open tender for audit

South Sudan’s government will commission an audit of national oil production and other petroleum industry activities, the Ministry of Petroleum reported. The ministry has invited companies to bid on a public tender to perform the audit and produce a 2017 industry audit report.

Johnson to lead Gulf Oil

Eric Johnson has taken the helm at Gulf Oil
as president and chief executive officer, roles vacated by Jerry
Ashcroft on June 10 as he left the company to pursue other interests. 

Energy XXI cuts workforce by 18%

Energy XXI Gulf Coast Inc.,
Houston, said it has “implemented additional workforce reductions to
lower its overhead costs and better align its staffing with its current
expected operational plans.”