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Kneen Takes over as Tidewater CEO

Sep 04, 2019

Offshore vessels owner Tidewater announced on Wednesday that its board has appointed Quintin V. Kneen as President, Chief Executive Officer, and director, replacing retiring President, Chief Executive Officer and director John T. Rynd, effective immediately.Kneen, who has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Tidewater since Tidewater’s November 2018 business combination with GulfMark Offshore…

Solstad Offshore Sells AHTS Vessel

Sep 18, 2019

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Solstad Offshore said that its wholly owned subsidiary Farstad Marine has sold one of its anchor handling tug supply (AHTS) vessels.'Farstad Marine has sold the 16304-hp, 2002-built anchor handling tug supply vessel Far Saltire…

Deep Down Taps Simmons as COO

Sep 17, 2019

Offshore equipment and services company Deep Down said it has appointed Micah Simmons as Chief Operating Officer, a new role at the company. Simmons' appointment is part of a broader management realignment effort initiated last month, which…

Senvion to Sell Assets to Siemens Gamesa

Sep 17, 2019

Insolvent German wind turbine manufacturer Senvion is in exclusive talks with Siemens Gamesa (SGRE) over the sale of a substantial part of its business.The Germany firm said that it has entered into an exclusivity agreement with Siemens Gamesa…

SGRE Confirms Taiwan Offshore Wind Factory

Sep 17, 2019

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has held a groundbreaking ceremony for a nacelle assembly facility in the Port of Taichung in Taiwan that will be its first offshore  assembly facility outside Europe.Construction is due to begin in 2020 at the site located in the port of Taichung…

Ireland Calls for More Offshore Wind

Sep 13, 2019

Irish Wind Energy Association (IWEA) chief executive Dr David Connolly has called for greater urgency from the government in the country and across the political system to support the development of offshore wind energy.Ireland currently only…

Subsea 7 CEO Will Retire at Year End

Sep 10, 2019

Offshore services company Subsea 7 announced that Jean Cahuzac will retire from his position as CEO at the end of this year, and will be succeeded from January 1, 2020 by John Evans, who is currently COO.Cahuzac has been in the industry for 41 years and CEO for Subsea 7 since 2008…

Xodus Hires Rivers

Sep 10, 2019

Energy consultancy Xodus Group said it has appointed Stephen Rivers as Subsea & Pipelines Manager for Asia-Pacific as the company targets strategic growth and new projects in the region. He will be based in in Perth, Australia.Rivers’ previous…

Aquaterra Energy Hires Gill

Sep 10, 2019

Offshore engineering solutions company Aquaterra Energy said it has appointed Rob Gill to fuel the continued success of its modular Sea Swift platform.Gill joins the company as Platforms Business Development Director and will focus on expanding Sea Swift’s presence across West Africa…

NYSE Begins to Delist Seadrill Partners

Sep 09, 2019

The international offshore drilling contractor Seadrill Partners LLC announced that it has been notified by the New York Stock Exchange that trading in SeaDrill's common units on the exchange has been suspended and the procedure to delist the units has been initiated…

W&T Offshore Buys ExxonMobil Interests in GoM

Sep 04, 2019

Texas-based oil and natural gas producer W&T Offshore has closed the previously-announced purchase of ExxonMobil interests in and operator-ship of oil and gas producing properties.The properties includes those in the eastern region of the Gulf of Mexico…

Welaptega Appoints New General Manager

Sep 02, 2019

Underwater inspection provider Welaptega said it has appointed a new general manager for its global business.Tyler de Gier has been promoted to the role from within the company and will be based in the company’s headquarters in Halifax, Canada…

Wintershall Dea Deputy CEO Steps Down

Aug 28, 2019

Maria Moraeus Hanssen, COO and Deputy CEO of Wintershall Dea, will leave the company at year end to pursue other opportunities, the independent oil and gas company announced on Wednesday.Until on December 31, 2019, Hanssen will continue in her…

Naquin Join HENDERSON

Aug 27, 2019

Drilling rigs and equipment firm HENDERSON said it has named Chris Naquin as senior business development manager.His job responsibilities will include building and maintaining relationships with drilling contractors to service their fabrication…

Neodrill Eyes US and Mexico Opportunities

Aug 27, 2019

Norway-based offshore services company and provider of drilling technology products Neodrill announced it is bringing its Conductor Anchor Node (CAN) technology to the US and Mexico.To support this effort, the company has hired Tony Smith in…

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