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FTI Powers Apex Clean Energy’s PA Push

Tue, Jun. 1, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

ApexFTI Government Affairs has signed on with Apex Clean Energy, representing the Charlottesville, VA company on energy, environmental and tax matters.

Ogilvy Powers Avangrid’s Vineyard 1 Wind Farm

Wed, May 12, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

AvangridOgilvy represents Avangrid as it wins approval for the nation's first large-scale offshore wind project. The 62 turbines will be located 15 miles off Martha's Vineyard.

Makovsky's Prencipe Moves to Raffetto Herman

Tue, Sep. 29, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

Loretta PrencipeLoretta Prencipe, a veteran of the energy and sustainability units of Makovsky and Qorvis MSLGroup has joined Raffetto Herman Strategic Communications in Washington.

FTI Consulting Adds Energy Expert

Mon, Mar. 9, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

Aldo Flores-QuirogaFTI Consulting's strategic communications unit adds top Mexico energy expert Aldo Flores-Quiroga as senior advisor in its energy & natural resources practice.

Fernandez Moves to Enbridge

Mon, Mar. 9, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

Mike FernandezPR veteran Mike Fernandez is moving from US CEO of Llorente & Cuenta to Calgary-based Enbridge as senior VP-chief communications officer.

FTI Powers Up Energy/Natural Resources Unit

Thu, Dec. 19, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Shannon BanagaFTI Consulting has added Shannon Maher Bañaga, who was TECO Energy's director of federal affairs, to its strategic communications unit’s energy & resources operation.

Kivvit Works on Williams' NYC Gas Pipeline

Fri, May 17, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

WilliamsTulsa's Williams Cos. uses Kivvit, which has close ties with New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, to win support for construction of a nearly 23-mile underwater pipeline to transport natural gas from New Jersey to New York.

OPEC Mulls US PR Push

Thu, Jan. 17, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

OPECThe Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, which has been battered by president Trump's Twitter barrage, is considering a PR push in the US.

Solar Power PR Pro Audap Plugs Into CRES

Mon, Jan. 7, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Brandon AudapBrandon Audap, who was director of federal affairs at the Solar Energy Industries Assn., has shifted to Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions as VP-government relations.

Halliburton Vet Moran Joins FTI

Tue, Dec. 18, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

Bob MoranBob Moran, who spent a dozen years at Halliburton directing the energy services giant’s PR and government affairs, has joined FTI Consulting as senior managing director and co-head of its government relations offering.

Edelman's Morris Goes to Growth

Tue, Jul. 10, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

Jennifer MorrisJennifer Morris, who was senior VP-corporate & PA at Edelman has moved to biofuels trade group Growth Energy, for the VP-communications & PA position.

Haus Exits Energy Dept.

Thu, Jun. 14, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

Bob HausBob Haus, public affairs director at the US Energy Dept., is exiting his post next month to take a government relations job with Corteva Agriscience, which is the agriculture division of DowDuPont.

WPP Gets Vote of Confidence from BP

Wed, May 9, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

WPPBP is sticking with WPP in the aftermath of the “extraction” of CEO/founder Martin Sorrell from the helm of the ad/PR combine.

UAE Hires H+K for Energy Bash

Wed, Apr. 25, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

24th World Energy CongressThe United Arab Emirates has hired Hill+Knowlton Strategies to handle strategic communications and global PR for the World Energy Council’s 24thWorld Energy Congress slated for 2019 (Sept. 9-12) at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center.

Wentzel Charges up NEI's PR

Fri, Jun. 23, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

Jon WentzelJon Wentzel, who was a top executive at Burson-Marsteller and Ogilvy, joined the Nuclear Energy Institute this month as VP-communications.

Bloomgren Pumps Up API's PR Push

Fri, Jun. 9, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

Megan Barnett BloomgrenMegan Barnett Bloomgren, GOP operative and former acting deputy chief of staff at the Interior Dept., has joined the American Petroleum Institute as VP-communications.

H+K Hires Brexit Remain Comms. Head

Tue, Jan. 24, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

David ChaplinDavid Chaplin, communications director for the Remain campaign during Britain’s EU referendum last year, has joined Hill+Knowlton Strategies as senior associate director.

Ogilvy Speaks for Shale

Tue, Jun. 23, 2015

By Kevin McCauley

eeiaOgilvy Government Relations represents the Energy Equipment and Infrastructure Alliance, a top advocate for the development of America's shale oil energy resources.

Dempster Swarms to McBee

Mon, Mar. 30, 2015

By Kevin McCauley

Will Dempster, who was a key aide to 2014 defeated Democratic Senator Mary Landreau, has joined McBee Strategic Consulting as VP in its communications practice.