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Petrofac to Plead Guilty in Bribery Case

Sep 24, 2021

Oilfield services giant Petrofac said Friday it had struck a plea agreement with the UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO) in relation to its investigation into the company's historical use of agents in the Middle East.Following requisition by the UK's Serious Fraud Office (SFO), Petrofac attended Westminster Magistrates’ Court where the company was charged with seven separate offenses of failing to prevent bribery between 2011 and 2017…

Vår Energi Names Rognstad VP People & Organization

Jan 11, 2022

Norwegian oil and gas company Vår Energi has appointed Tone Rognstad to its executive management team as VP People & Organization. Rognstad comes from the position as VP for Project Management and Control at Equinor. She has gained extensive…

Neptune Energy's CEO Set to Step Down. Replacement Named

Dec 10, 2021

Oil and gas firm Neptune Energy said Friday that Jim House has decided to retire from his role as Chief Executive Officer and from the Neptune Energy Board on December 31, 2021. Pete Jones, currently Neptune’s VP Operations, Europe, will succeed…

Carbon Transition Names Interim CEO

Dec 06, 2021

Oslo-listed company Carbon Transition has appointed Nils Haugestad as interim CEO as of December 6, 2021. Haugestad will also remain in his position as CFO of the company.Haugestad has been with the company since April 2020, having joined from…

Vår Energi CEO Joins Norwegian Oil and Gas Association Board

Dec 03, 2021

Norwegian oil firm Vår Energi's CEO Torger Rød has been appointed a new board member of the Norwegian Oil and Gas Association (NOROG).Norwegian Oil and Gas Association is an employer and interest organization for companies that operate or are suppliers to oil and gas activities…

MMT Names Interim CEO

Oct 11, 2021

Sweden-based subsea survey and inspection firm MMT, part of Ocean Infinity, has appointed Sara Båth-Dahlström as CEO. Båth-Dahlström, who takes over on an interim basis, from Per-Olof Sverlinger, has been with MMT since 2019.MMT was acquired by Ocean Infinity earlier this year…

Miclyn Express Offshore Names New CEO

Sep 28, 2021

Singapore-based offshore vessel operator Miclyn Express Offshore (MEO) has appointed Darren Ang as CEO. Ang, who took over as CEO from Diederik DeBoer, has been with the company for 22 years.Prior to becoming CEO, Ang served as Deputy Chief Executive Officer…

Ithaca Energy CEO Passes Away

Sep 22, 2021

UK North Sea-focused oil and gas firm Ithaca Energy has announced the death of Bill Dunnett, Chief Executive Officer.Dunnett passed away last Tuesday peacefully at home with his family.Gilad Myerson, Executive Chairman, has been acting as Interim…

BP's Renewables Boss Sanyal Quits

Sep 14, 2021

BP's head of low carbon and natural gas Dev Sanyal will leave the energy company at the end of the year, BP said on Tuesday, an unexpected departure at a time when BP seeks to rapidly grow its renewables business and shift away from oil.Sanyal…

Ex-RWE Renewables CEO Joins BP

Sep 14, 2021

Oil major BP has appointed Anja-Isabel Dotzenrath, former CEO of RWE Renewables, as its new executive vice president, gas and low carbon energy, and member of BP’s leadership team. Dotzenrath, who resigned from RWE in August, will join BP on March 1…

TGS CFO Amundsen Resigns, Replacement Named

Aug 16, 2021

Fredrik Amundsen has resigned from his position as CFO of TGS, a Norwegian oil and gas seismic data company.Amundsen had been the CFO since February 2020, having previously served as Executive Vice President (EVP) Europe at TGS.'The company…

Blinken Names Energy Security Advisor to Tackle Nord Stream 2 Risks

Aug 11, 2021

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Tuesday appointed former diplomat Amos Hochstein as a senior advisor for energy security to work on the fallout from the Russia-backed Nord Stream 2 pipeline, among other energy issues, according to a statement…

Shell's 2Q Profit Jumps to Two-year High

Jul 29, 2021

Royal Dutch Shell boosted its dividend and launched a $2 billion share buyback program on Thursday after a sharp rise in oil and gas prices drove second-quarter profits to their highest in more than two years.As profits across the industry recovered…

Equinor's 2Q Profit Rises

Jul 28, 2021

Norway's Equinor posted a sharp increase in second-quarter profit on Wednesday as prices of oil and gas rose, but its earnings fell short of expectations as its Norwegian unit missed forecasts.Adjusted earnings before tax rose to $4.64 billion…

North Star Renewables Names SOV Operations Director

Jul 26, 2021

Aberdeen-based offshore wind vessel firm North Star Renewables has named Steve Myers as SOV operations director.As part of this newly created role, Myers, who most recently worked for wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa Renewables, will oversee…

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