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U.S. Supreme Court to Rule on Whether Offshore Rig Worker is Entitled to Overtime Pay

May 03, 2022

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether a supervisor of offshore oil rig workers is entitled to overtime pay under federal law even though he earns more than $200,000 a year, with potentially costly implications for the oil and gas industry and other employers.The justices granted certiorari to Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc, which says the employee, Michael Hewitt, qualifies as…

Liberty Green Creates Offshore Wind Consortium

May 17, 2022

Liberty Green Logistics LLC, (Lake Success, NY) formed an offshore wind supply chain consortium to provide 'Factory to Farm' logistical support and integrated supply chain services to the U.S. offshore wind industry. The consortium is on a non…

Bahrain State Oil Company to Appoint Financial Adviser, CEO Says

May 17, 2022

Bahrain's state oil firm nogaholding is in final talks to appoint a strategy consultant and financial adviser, its chief executive said on Monday, as the indebted country seeks to capitalize on high energy prices and sell or lease out assets…

Weatherford CFO Jennings to Leave in July

May 16, 2022

U.S. oilfield services company Weatherford International announced Monday that H. Keith Jennings, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, would leave the company on July 31, 2022. '[Jennings'] leaving the company is not the result…

OMV Won't Extend Deputy CEO Pleininger's Contract

May 16, 2022

OMV will not extend Deputy Chief Executive Johann Pleininger's contract, which is due to expire on Aug. 31 next year, the Austrian energy group said on Saturday, confirming media reports.Austrian newspaper Kurier said OMV's supervisory board…

Noreco CFO Assumes CEO Role, Too

May 13, 2022

Norwegian Energy Company (Noreco) has appointed Euan Shirlaw as chief executive officer.Shirlaw has been the Chief Financial Officer of the company since Noreco's acquisition of Shell’s upstream assets in the Danish Underground Consortium (the “DUC”) in 2019…

Brazil: Bolsonaro Removes Albuquerque as Mines and Energy Minister

May 11, 2022

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro removed Bento Albuquerque from his role as mines and energy minister early on Wednesday, according to an announcement in an official gazette, and Economy Ministry official Adolfo Sachsida will replace him.Albuquerque…

Dolphin Drilling Names VP of Marketing as It Targets North Sea Growth

May 09, 2022

Harsh environment offshore drilling services provider Dolphin Drilling has appointed Michael Boyd to the role of VP of Marketing, as the firm eyes further growth and boosts its presence in the North Sea market.Boyd, who first joined Dolphin…

U.S. Union Workers to Build Ørsted's U.S. Offshore Wind Farms

May 05, 2022

North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU) and the offshore wind developer Ørsted on Thursday announced a Project Labor Agreement (PLA) to construct the company’s U.S. offshore wind farms with an American union workforce. A statement on…

Höegh LNG Names New President & CEO

May 05, 2022

Oslo-listed LNG FSRU specialist Höegh LNG has appointed Erik Nyheim as the new President & CEO, effective from mid-August this year.Nyheim comes from the position as Partner of Boston Consulting Group's Norwegian office where he has successfully led their maritime practice since 2019…

Siemens Gamesa Names Dawidowsky COO

May 04, 2022

Wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa has appointed Tim Dawidowsky as its Chief Operating Officer.The company is hoping Dawidowsky's expertise in supply chain management, procurement, and prodject management will help alleviate issues flagged last month when Siemens Gamesa pulled its 2022 guidance…

Bilfinger UK Expands Offshore Wind Team

May 03, 2022

UK-based engineering and maintenance contractor Bilfinger UK has made three appointments to its offshore wind team in Great Yarmouth, growing the business’s Southern North Sea presence for projects in the UK and Denmark.The company has appointed a business development consultant…

Halliburton Appoints New CFO

May 03, 2022

U.S. oilfield service giant Halliburton on Monday announced senior executive leadership changes whereby Lance Loeffler, executive vice president and chief financial officer (CFO) will assume the role of senior vice president of the Company’s Middle East North Africa (MENA) region…

Safety Certification Firm UL Opens Glasgow Office for Offshore Wind Operations

May 03, 2022

UL, a safety certification company has launched a new office in Glasgow, which will serve as the global hub for its growing offshore wind operations.'From this location, UL will deliver expert support for customers and their projects worldwide…

Greensea Promotes Howard to Chief Growth Officer

Apr 28, 2022

Greensea appointed Rob Howard as Chief Growth Officer. Currently Howard is VP Growth & Strategy for Greensea’s sister company Armach Robotics, and Howard’s appointment to Greensea in this newly created role will ensure the company is able to…

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