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Norway Oil Companies, Workers Agree Wage Deal in Principle, Avert Strike for Now

Jun 13, 2022

Norwegian oil firms and employees have agreed in principle a new wage deal, avoiding for now a strike at nine fields that could have hit the country's petroleum output, employers and unions said on Sunday.Two of the three unions that negotiated with oil firms will seek approval from their members before they formally approve the deal, the lobby representing employers and two union leaders told Reuters…

Norway Oilfield Services Workers Agree Wage Deal, Averting Strike

Jun 23, 2022

Two Norwegian labour unions have signed new wage deals with oil service companies, the unions said on Thursday, preventing a strike among workers.Some 646 members of the Safe and Industri Energi unions had threatened to go on strike at companies such as Schlumberger…

Brazil Selects Gileno Gurjao Barreto as Petrobras Chairman

Jun 10, 2022

The Brazilian government selected Gileno Gurjao Barreto on Thursday as its nominee to chair state-run oil giant Petrobras' board.The Mines and Energy Ministry also confirmed Caio Mario Paes de Andrade as its nominee to be Petrobras' chief executive…

Vallourec to Close Sites in Germany, France, and Scotland, with 2950 Jobs Set to Be Lost

May 19, 2022

Vallourec is starting a process to close its German manufacturing sites as it had failed to find a 'credible' buyer for the assets, the French steel pipe maker said on Wednesday.Vallourec also said it would close its heat treatment line in Saint-Saulve in France and a site in Scotland…

McDermott CEO David Dickson Resigns. Interim CEO Named

Jun 08, 2021

David Dickson, CEO of offshore installation and construction firm McDermott has decided to resign, the company said Monday. Dickson was CEO of the company since December 2013.Lee McIntire, an independent director on the McDermott Board of Directors…

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind Man to Join James Fisher's EDS as Managing Director

May 20, 2021

Wayne Mulhall, a Senior Director at offshore wind turbine firm MHI Vestas Offshore Wind, will become a Managing Director of EDS HV, part of James Fisher Renewables.EDS HV provides high voltage engineering solutions to the renewables industry…

Ex-Bibby Offshore Man Takes Helm of Decom North Sea

Apr 14, 2021

Decom North Sea (DNS), a UK-based body dedicated to the oil and gas decommissioning sector, has announced the appointment of Fraser Moonie, former COO of Bibby Offshore, as Chief Executive Officer.  'Well-known across the international marketplace…

FutureOn Appoints CFO, Head of People

Apr 13, 2021

FutureOn, a software company specializing in the provision of digital oilfield solutions, has made two key senior appointments as part of the company’s strategic growth plans.Katherine Taylor-Jones brings significant experience and knowledge…

Maritime Developments Names VP UK & Europe

Apr 06, 2021

Maritime Developments (MDL), a company providing consultancy, equipment, and personnel  for the global offshore energy sectors, has appointed Chris Reid as its new Vice President VP - UK & EuropeMDL, which provides SURF handling back-deck equipment…

Ashtead Technology Creates Role to Push Renewables Drive

Mar 26, 2021

Subsea services and technology contractor Ashtead Technology has created a new role to head up its increasing activities in renewable energy.For this Ashtead Technology appointed Scott Stephen to oversee and enhance its service offering to support the global renewables market…

Ørsted Names Head of Government Affairs and Policy in New York

Mar 25, 2021

Offshore wind developer Ørsted has appointed Joanne Fernandez as Head of Government Affairs and Policy in New York.Fernandez will be responsible for setting and shaping the Ørsted legislative and regulatory agenda in New York as well as working…

Aker Solutions Names EVP for Sustainability

Mar 10, 2021

Norwegian offshore energy services company Aker Solutions has appointed Marianne Hagen has been appointed executive vice president for sustainability and communications in a push to expand its work on sustainability.'Last year, Aker Solutions…

R&M Engineering Names New Managing Director

Feb 04, 2021

Scottish offshore engineering and construction company R&M Engineering (R&M) has appointed Colin Maver as Managing Director.'Mr. Maver was Group Director of Dron & Dickson for 16 years, gaining extensive market experience in UK, Brazil, and UAE…

Vestas to Lay Off 220 Employees in Denmark and UK

Jan 14, 2021

Wind turbine maker Vestas said on Thursday it will lay off 220 employees, primarily in Denmark and Britain, as part of the integration of its onshore and offshore operations.This follows the Danish company's October announcement that it would…

Neptune Energy Names New Managing Director for Egypt

Nov 24, 2020

Oil and gas company Neptune Energy has appointed Mohamed Mounes Shahat to the role of Egypt Managing Director, based in Cairo. Mounes, who will start in December, joins Neptune from Egypt’s Ministry of Petroleum, having most recently held the position of Minister’s Advisor for Gas Affairs…

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