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Eni CEO Descalzi Set for Record for Fourth Term

Jan 23, 2023

The chief executive of Italy's Eni Claudio Descalzi is on course to secure Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni's backing for an unprecedented fourth term at the top energy group, sources told Reuters.Another three years in office would make Descalzi, who has held the job since 2014, the longest-serving company head at the state-controlled group since its foundation in 1953.The nomination process at Italy's state-controlled firms is  getting into full swing…

Ex-Transocean, Maersk Drilling Director Joins Seadrill Board

Jan 25, 2023

Offshore drilling firm Seadrill has appointed Ana Zambelli as a new board director.Zambelli has more than 20 years of experience in the energy services sector in operational, commercial and finance roles. She served as Chief Commercial Officer at Maersk Drilling…

ISS, Palliser Urge Shareholders to Remove Capricorn CEO and Six Board Directors

Jan 20, 2023

Capricorn shareholders should vote to remove its chief executive and six other directors from the board on Feb. 1, shareholder proxy adviser Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) has recommended in a document seen by Reuters on Thursday. The…

As Harbour Energy Plans Job Cuts, OEUK Says Tax Hikes Make UK a Risky Place to Invest

Jan 19, 2023

Offshore Energies UK, a body representing the UK's offshore energy industry, has called for the government to help rebuild investment confidence following tax hikes that have forced the UK's biggest oil and gas producer in the North Sea, to start planning job cuts…

UK North Sea Oil Giant to Cut Jobs Due to Windfall Tax

Jan 18, 2023

The British North Sea's biggest oil and gas producer Harbour Energy told its staff that it plans job cuts in the wake of a windfall tax imposed on the sector last year, the company said on Wednesday.The jobs would be cut in Harbour Energy's headquarters in the North Sea hub of Aberdeen…

Wintershall Dea Exits Russia

Jan 18, 2023

BASF will take a 7.3 billion euro ($7.9 billion) writedown as its Wintershall Dea energy business pulls out of Russia, the German chemicals giant said, triggering a net loss for 2022 and sending its shares lower. Wintershall Dea has deep ties to Russia…

Scana CEO, Chairman, and Two Board Members Resign

Jan 13, 2023

Scana, an Oslo-listed maritime and offshore services provider, said Thursday evening that its CEO Styrk Bekkenes had resigned, along with the company's chairman and two board members.The Scana board has decided to appoint Oddbjørn Haukøy as interim CEO…

Marine Robotics Tech Firm GreenSea Systems Starts Off 2023 with Key New Hires

Jan 12, 2023

Marine robotics technology company Greensea Systems on Thursday shared its latest additions to the team, and its implementation of a more agile delivery methodology for its Program Management (PM) team, led by Laura Krahn.Krahn joined Greensea…

UAE Names ADNOC Chief Jaber as COP28 Climate Conference President

Jan 12, 2023

The United Arab Emirates said on Thursday that Sultan al-Jaber, the head of state oil giant ADNOC, would act as president of the COP28 climate conference it is hosting this year. Jaber, also UAE's minister of industry and technology and its climate envoy…

Miros Group Names Aarset as New CEO

Jan 11, 2023

Wave measurement specialist Miros Group has hired Marius Five Aarset as its new CEO to lead the company as it looks to grow in renewable energy, oil and gas, offshore operations, and shipping markets.Marius Five Aarset has joined Miros from ABB…

Baker Hughes Appoints Ramaswamy as EVP of Industrial & Energy Technology Branch

Jan 09, 2023

Oilfield services giant Baker Hughes has appointed Ganesh Ramaswamy as executive vice president (EVP) of the Industrial & Energy Technology (IET) business segment, effective Jan. 16. 'Ramaswamy’s appointment is another step in the company’s…

Christoffersen Appointed MD of Semco Maritime Norway

Jan 04, 2023

Semco Maritime has appointed Tor Erik Christoffersen Managing Director of the Group’s Norwegian business. He took up the position on 1 January 2023 and will work from the offices in Bergen and Stavanger, leading Semco Maritime’s 400 colleagues…

Weatherford Names Mitra EVP and CFO

Jan 03, 2023

Oilfield services company Weatherford has appointed Arun Mitra as the Company’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.Before joining Weatherford, Mitra served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Mitsubishi Power Americas Inc…

ONGC Names Rawat as Director of Exploration

Jan 03, 2023

India's national oil company ONGC has appointed Sushma Rawat as Director of Exploration. She prevciously served as Executive Director-Basin Manager, Assam & Assam Arakan.She takes over the reins as Director of Exploration from Rajesh Kumar Srivastava…

170 Petrofac Workers on Repsol's North Sea Platforms Start Strike over Wages

Dec 22, 2022

Some 170 members of UK's largest union Unite working for Petrofac on Repsol's UK North Sea offshore platforms, are taking 48-hour strike action from Thursday, December 22, the union has informed. Separately, 76 unite members who are Petrofac…

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