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EnscoRowan Changes its Name to Valaris

Jul 03, 2019

UK-based offshore drilling contractor EnscoRowan announced that it will change its name to Valaris, effective July 31, 2019.The London-headquartered firm said in a stock exchange announcement that its ordinary shares will trade under the new ticker symbol VAL following its name change.According to the company, the name Valaris was selected following a comprehensive process that included participation from the company’s employees around the world…

New CEO Guy Takes the Helm at EnerMech

Jul 17, 2019

Aberdeen-headquartered services company EnerMech announced on Wednesday that John Guy has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), succeeding company founder Doug Duguid, who will assume the role of Deputy Chairman.Guy’s appointment as CEO will become effective from August 1…

Parker Drilling CEO to Retire

Jul 16, 2019

Oilfield services firm Parker Drilling Company said its president, CEO and director, Gary Rich, will retire later this year.The Houston-based company, which completed a financial restructuring earlier this year, said Rich will remain in his…

Airborne Oil & Gas Hires New Director

Jul 16, 2019

Manufacturer of thermoplastic composite pipelines (TCP), Airborne Oil & Gas (AOG) announced new operations director Mark Stokes has joined its management team.The appointment is part of the company’s continued investment strategy to increase…

ERSG Appoints USA Offshore Wind

Jul 10, 2019

UK energy industry recruitment outfit ERSG has appointed Chris Stupack as head of offshore wind in the United States.Stupack will be leading ERSG's office in Boston, which opened in November last year, where the company will be focusing on supporting the development of the offshore wind market…

Bosse to Lead Wintershall Dea in Brazil

Jul 09, 2019

Valerie Bosse has been named Managing Director of Wintershall Dea's Brazil business unit, responsible for all activities of the newly merged company in the South American country.Wintershall Dea, which became Europe's largest independent gas…

Hiretech Appoints New MD

Jul 09, 2019

UK-based offshore equipment rental company Hiretech Limited has appointed Keith Mackie  as Managing Director, with current Managing Director and company founder Andy Buchan taking on the newly created role of Chief Executive Officer.Mackie has…

Aker Energy Issues Bonds to AFC

Jul 09, 2019

Aker Energy Ghana, a subsidiary of Norwegian-based oil exploration and production firm Aker Energy AS, has entered into an agreement to issue $100 million of convertible subordinated bonds to Africa Finance Corporation (AFC).AFC also intends to take part in future capital market activities…

NPD Seeking New Director General

Jul 05, 2019

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate said it is seeking a new director general to succeed Bente Nyland, who will complete her term at the end of 2019 after 12 years in the role.NPD said the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy has started its search for a successor…

Rever Offshore Firms Up North Sea Presence

Jul 05, 2019

The subsea services provider to the oil and gas industry Rever Offshore continued to consolidate its North Sea presence, announcing the successful completion of three standalone contracts for energy major, Total E&P UK.The UK-based company said…

Saipem Steps Up Drilling Partner Search

Jul 03, 2019

Italian oil contractor Saipem is stepping up efforts to find a partner for its drilling business by moving a top manager to head the business, a source with knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday.Stefano Porcari, chief operating officer at the group's E&C Offshore Division…

ALE, Murphy Join for Offshore Services

Jul 03, 2019

UK-based ALE Heavylift and compatriot engineering and construction company J Murphy & Sons announced a new collective partnership to offer linear winch hire, pipe pulling and installation engineering services worldwide.As part of the agreement…

IMCA Names Andy Seymour as Board Member

Jul 03, 2019

The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has added Andy Seymour, global director of operational excellence at Fugro NV in the Netherlands, to its governing board.Seymour has a technical background coupled with financial, commercial and management expertise…

Esvagt Eyes Offshore Wind with New Hire

Jul 03, 2019

Esvagt, provider of emergency rescue and response vessels and related services to the offshore energy industry, said it has appointed a new head of business development to lead a push into new services, including in offshore wind.The Danish…

NJ Congressman Battles Offshore Drilling

Jul 03, 2019

Frank Joseph Pallone Jr., the U.S. Representative for New Jersey's 6th congressional district, says that the battle against the Trump Administration’s push for seismic blasting and drilling for oil and gas in the Atlantic Ocean has made progress…

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