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DNV Names Roll Richardsen as Director of Cyber Security in Norway

Mar 27, 2023

DNV has appointed Anette Roll Richardsen as Director of its Cyber Security business in Norway.DNV said Roll Richardsen would lead a growing team of IT and operational technology security experts as the company rapidly scales to safeguard its…

Colombia's Ecopetrol Names Alberto Consuegra as Interim CEO

Mar 27, 2023

Colombian majority state-owned energy company Ecopetrol on Friday named Alberto Consuegra as its interim CEO, taking over from Felipe Bayon who stands down at the end of the month following more than five years in the top position. Ecopetrol announced in January that Bayon would leave…

Capricorn Energy to Cut Jobs in UK

Mar 24, 2023

Oil and gas producer Capricorn Energy CNE.L said on Thursday it would cut three fourths of its UK staff to keep less than 40 employees there as the oil and gas producer focuses on its Egypt operations. Capricorn told Reuters that the consultation…

Frontline's Fredriksen Appointed to Euronav Supervisory Board

Mar 23, 2023

Belgian oil tanker and storage operator Euronav said on Thursday its shareholders had elected John Fredriksen from Frontline, a major investor that pulled out of a merger deal with Euronav this year, to its supervisory board. Euronav said shareholders…

Harbour Energy Boosts Expertise with New Director Appointments

Mar 23, 2023

UK-based oil and gas producer Harbour Energy on Thursday announced the appointment of Belgacem Chariag and Louise Hough as independent Non-Executive Directors. The duo will join the Board on 1 May 2023 and will stand for election by shareholders…

Venezuela's Oil Minister Resigns amid Corruption Probe into PDVSA

Mar 21, 2023

Venezuela's oil minister, Tareck El Aissami, said on Monday he would resign amid corruption investigations into state-owned oil company PDVSA, in a bid to support the investigative effort. Venezuelan anti-graft police have arrested a mayor,…

UK Union Calls Off Strike at BP North Sea Platforms as Pay Deal Secured

Mar 21, 2023

Offshore workers employed by Sparrows Offshore Services on BP’s North Sea installations have called off the strike action after securing an extra three weeks paid leave on BP assets, British union Unite said on Tuesday. The strike involved almost 50 workers at BP's Andrew…

Coast Guard Helicopter Airlifts Injured Worker from BP's Atlantis Platform

Mar 20, 2023

The U.S. Coast Guard medevaced a 28-year-old man from BP's Atlantis offshore platform Friday, about 130 miles south of Port Fourchon, Louisiana.Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a call at approximately 5:40 p.m. from a medic…

Women Offshore Founder Cedeno to Address Cal Maritime Grads

Mar 20, 2023

Ally Cedeno, founder and president of the Women Offshore Foundation, has been selected to address California State University Maritime Academy’s class of 2023 at its Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 6.  Cedeno is a 2008 graduate of the U…

Ashtead Technology Names Renewables Business Manager

Mar 20, 2023

Subsea rental equipment and solutions firm Ashtead Technology has appointed Rich Fry as Group Business Development Manager – Renewables. The company said Fry brought strong credentials to the company with over a decade of experience working with equipment manufacturers…

DNV Names New Offshore Classification Director

Mar 13, 2023

Maritime classification society DNV has appointed Torgeir Sterri as the new Offshore Classification Director for DNV Maritime, with effect from 1 March 2023.Lucas Ribeiro, former Area Manager for Iberia, Italy, and Malta, will succeed Sterri as Regional Manager for West Europe…

BP CEO Looney's 2022 Pay More than Doubles to $12M

Mar 10, 2023

BP CEO Bernard Looney's 2022 pay packet more than doubled to around $12 million on the back of bumper profits amid spiraling energy prices, while BP's emissions were broadly unchanged, its annual report showed on Friday.BP reported a record profit of $28 billion for 2022 and hiked its dividend…

Rovco Appoints Coull, Davis to Lead Business Units

Mar 09, 2023

Rovco will now operate through two separate business units. Marc Coull, who joined the company last year as Operations Manager, has been promoted to Director of Inspection, Repair and Maintenance (IRM). His career spans 26 years in on and offshore roles supporting offshoreoperations…

Ex-Shell CEO's Pay Jumped 53% to $11.5M in 2022

Mar 09, 2023

Shell's former chief executive, Ben van Beurden, received a pay package of 9.7 million pounds ($11.5 million) last year, up 53% from 2021, the group said in its annual report on Thursday.The oil major delivered a record $40 billion profit in 2022…

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