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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…

Westwood Names Director of Hydrogen

Nov 29, 2022

Energy market research and consultancy firm Westwood Global Energy Group (Westwood) has appointed Joyce Grigorey as Director of Hydrogen.Grigorey has 15 years of analytical and project management experience in research and consulting, having…

Equinor's EVP Exploration and Production International to Resign

Oct 10, 2022

Al Cook, Equinor's executive vice president for Exploration and Production International, has informed the Norwegian energy giant that he will resign to become CEO of a company outside the energy industry.'To secure a good hand over to his successor…

Equinor Names Reitan as New CFO

Sep 30, 2022

Norwegian energy giant Equinor has appointed Torgrim Reitan as Chief Financial Officer and executive vice president in Equinor, with effect from October 6, 2022.Reitan succeeds Ulrica Fearn who has decided to leave the company to pursue a CFO opportunity outside the company…

Tihami Rejoins DNV as New Head of Ventures, Energy Systems

Sep 15, 2022

DNV has informed that Michele Tihami has rejoined DNV as Head of  Ventures, Scaling, and Partnerships to bolster the innovation and growth expertise of the company. In this role Tihami will focus on developing merger opportunities for the Energy Systems business area in DNV…

Swire Energy Services Names Wind Division Head

Sep 01, 2022

Energy services provider Swire Energy Services has appointed Claus Rødsgaard as Head of Operations, in a newly created role for the Wind Division.Rødsgaard will support and oversee operational activity within the Swire Energy  Services (SES) Wind Division and will be based in Lystrup…

Wartsila to Slash Up to 450 Jobs in Italy

Jul 14, 2022

Wartsila  will scale down its manufacturing in Trieste, Italy, in a move that might involve about 450 job cuts, the Finnish engineering group said on Thursday.Wartsila said it plans to centralize its 4-stroke engine manufacturing in Vaasa, Finland…

Investments in Hydrogen, Platform Electrification, and CCS Could Create 26,000 New Jobs in UK by 2030

Jul 12, 2022

A trio of new low-carbon technologies could create 26,000 new UK energy jobs by 2030, according to Robert Gordon University research commissioned by Offshore Energies UK (OEUK).Many of the new jobs would be in coastal communities stretching around the UK…

Eidesvik Offshore Names Cotgrove as New CFO

Jun 29, 2022

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Eidesvik Offshore has named Helga Cotgrove as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Cotgrove will join Eidesvik Offshore October 1, 2022 at the latest. She has more than 20 years of energy sector finance experience in various roles within M&A…

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…

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