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GC Rieber Shipping Taps Ytredal as CEO

Nov 12, 2018

Norwegian offshore shipping company GC Rieber Shipping announced acting chief executive officer Einar Ytredal has appointed to the CEO role on a permanent basis. At the same time, Øystein Kvåle was named new chief financial officer (CFO) and…

Mintra Group Acquires Atlas Knowledge

Nov 09, 2018

The HR, competence and training specialist Mintra Group said it has acquired Aberdeen headquartered learning technology services firm Atlas Knowledge.The move will bring both Aberdeen operations together to offer learning and competency systems and services to customers in the oil and gas…

Ørsted Concludes Deepwater Wind Acquisition

Nov 09, 2018

Danish wind energy giant Orsted completed its previously announced takeover of Deepwater Wind from D.E. Shaw group in a deal valued at $510 million.The company closed the transaction of acquiring 100% of equity stake held by D.E. Shaw group in Deepwater Wind…

MacArtney Hires Behrens as CCO

Nov 08, 2018

Michael Behrens has been named chief commercial officer of subsea technology provider MacArtney Underwater Technology from November 1, based at the company's headquarters in Esbjerg, Denmark.Behrens joins MacArtney from the largest steel and technical sales company in Denmark…

Panoro Energy Buys OMV Tunisia

Nov 07, 2018

London-based E&P company Panoro Energy said its Norwegian subsidiary Panoro Tunisia Production has reached an agreement with OMV Exploration & Production GmbH to acquire 100 percent of the shares of OMV Tunisia Upstream GmbH.According to the Oslo-listed company…

Wintershall Noordzee Makes Maersk Drilling Preferred Contractor

Nov 07, 2018

Denmark-based drilling rig operator  Maersk Drilling and oil and gas company Wintershall Noordzee B.V. have extended their previous cooperation in a new agreement which gives Maersk Drilling the status of preferred contractor to Wintershall Noordzee B…

Kosmos Energy, Shell Form Alliance

Nov 05, 2018

Oil and gas exploration and production company Kosmos Energy said that it has entered into a strategic alliance with Shell Exploration Company B.V. to jointly explore in Southern West Africa.Initially, the alliance will focus on Namibia, where…

Subsea Global Solutions Acquires Muldoon Marine Services

Nov 05, 2018

Commercial diving company Subsea Global Solutions (SGS) said it has acquired Muldoon Marine Services (Muldoon), a commercial diving firm based in Long Beach, Calif.'This is an exciting day for the SGS family as this acquisition will further…

Australia: Triangle Energy Joins Key Petroleum in Mt Horner Oilfield

Nov 01, 2018

Australian oil and gas production and exploration company Triangle Energy (TEG) has entered a farmout deal with fellow oil junior Key Petroleum to acquire a 50% stake in the Mt Horner oilfield in Western Australia’s Perth Basin.'The Board of…

Magseis to Acquire Fairfield Seismic Technologies

Oct 31, 2018

Norwegian ocean-bottom seismic specialist Magseis entered into a $233 million deal to acquire the Seismic Technologies business from Fairfield Geotechnologies.'Magseis will acquire the Seismic Technologies business from Fairfield comprising data acquisition…

Hicks takes the Helm at LR Americas

Oct 30, 2018

Lloyd’s Register (LR) announced that John Hicks is President of Americas Marine & Offshore. Hicks returns to the U.S. after two years of leading LR’s Global Passenger Ship Center in Trieste, Italy as Global Passenger Ship Sector Manager and Italy’s Marine Manager…

SembMarine Sinks into USD 21.75 mln Loss in 3Q

Oct 25, 2018

Singapore-based rig builder Sembcorp Marine (Sembmarine) has reported a loss of S$30 million (US$21.75 million) in the third quarter of the year amid lower revenues and reduced activity.  For the nine months to September 30, 2018 the loss is $80…

OLT Offshore LNG Toscana Awards Peak Shaving Service Contract

Oct 25, 2018

OLT Offshore LNG Toscana has announced that the tender for the peak shaving service of the FSRU Toscana terminal has been successfully awarded.'The tender launched on October 2nd by OLT Offshore LNG Toscana for the Terminal 'FSRU Toscana', open to all the operators in the LNG market…

Klein Selects Greensea Inertial Navigation

Oct 24, 2018

Klein Marine Systems chose Greensea Systems to provide SWaP-C optimized inertial navigation for its side scan sonar towfish products. The Greensea INSpect GS products use Greensea’s open architecture operating platform, OPENSEA, and a patent-pending heading alignment methodology…

Andy Richardson Joins as COO of SimecAtlantis Energy Limited

Oct 23, 2018

Simec Atlantis Energy  announced that it has appointed Mr. Andy Richardson into the role of Chief Operating Officer at Simec Atlantis Energy.A press release from the global developer, owner and operator of sustainable energy projects with a diversified portfolio of more than 1…

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