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New Petrobras CEO Pressed on Shipbuilding Reboot, Jobs

May 16, 2024

The next chief executive of Petrobras, Magda Chambriard, arrives with the résumé and mandate to make Brazil's state-run oil firm what it was under prior Workers Party governments: an engine of job creation and industrial development, said people familiar with the matter…

Serica Energy Appoints New CEO

May 14, 2024

UK-based oil firm Serica Energy has appointed Chris Cox as its new chief executive officer (CEO).The new appointment will take effect on July 1, 2024, with David Latin, chairman of Serica, ceasing his temporary role as Interim CEO at the same time…

Over 150 Specialist Subsea Jobs Up for Grabs at Rovco and Vaarst

May 10, 2024

UK-based tech-powered offshore wind solutions provider Rovco and its robotic spin-off company Vaarst have unveiled plans to recruit over 150 specialist subsea roles across by the end of 2025.Rovco said it will recruit over 100 new roles across its Aberdeen and Edinburgh offices…

Unique Group Acquires Subsea Innovation

May 03, 2024

Unique Group acquired subsea technology and equipment manufacturer Subsea Innovation. The deal elevates Unique Group’s global engineering capabilities, enhances its portfolio and further strengthens the organization’s focus on engineering excellence and technology development…

Talos Energy Makes Leadership Team Changes

Apr 26, 2024

U.S. oil and gas company Talos Energy has made organizational updates aimed at supporting its business growth and strategic priorities, following the recently closed QuarterNorth Energy acquisition.Sergio Maiworm, who joined Talos in 2018, was…

One-on-One: Rob Langford, VP, Global Offshore Wind, ABS

Apr 23, 2024

As the U.S. offshore wind industry endures a predictable number of stops and starts during its adolescence, common mantras are ‘learn from the established European model’ and ‘embrace technology transfer from the offshore oil and gas sector…

Prysmian Appoints New CEO

Apr 19, 2024

Italian cable maker and installation services provider Prysmian has named Massimo Battaini as its new chief executive officer and general manager.The new CEO appointment also marks the entering into force of the new organizational structure…

BP Streamlines Organizational Structure and Makes Executive Team Changes

Apr 18, 2024

Oil major BP has simplified its organization structure and made executive team changes in an effort to streamline its business operations.BP said it will continue to have three businesses - production and operations, gas and low carbon energy…

Brazil Judge Suspends Petrobras Chair Over Conflict of Interest

Apr 12, 2024

A Brazilian judge has suspended the chair of state oil firm Petrobras, Pietro Sampaio Mendes, over a conflict of interest regarding his role in the Ministry of Energy, a court decision seen by Reuters on Thursday showed.The ruling by Sao Paulo…

Eni-HitecVision's Norwegian Offshore Wind JV Gets New CEO

Apr 05, 2024

Vårgrønn, an offshore wind joint venture between Eni’s Pleniute and HitecVision, has appointed Stephen Bull as its new chief operating officer (CEO).Bull will take up the position from June 1 2024, joining the company from Aker Solutions, where…

NextGeo Taps Frank Koopman as Offshore Wind Strategy Director

Apr 04, 2024

Marine geosciences and offshore construction support services company NextGeo has appointed Frank Koopman as Offshore Wind Strategy Director.Koopman is an experienced executive and leader in the offshore energy sector, with over 20 years of experience in leading complex organizations…

Ex-Ulstein Chief Takes the Reins at Vard

Apr 03, 2024

Norwegian shipbuilder Vard, a subsidiary of the Fincantieri Group, has appointed Cathrine Kristiseter Marti as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).Starting from June 1, 2024, Marti will take over from the current CEO, Alberto Maestrini, who will remain in his position as Chairman of the Board…

Maurizio Coratella Named McDermott COO

Apr 02, 2024

McDermott has appointed Maurizio Coratella to be Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer effective May 1, 2024.In his new role, Coratella will apply his more than three decades of industry leadership and engineering and construction…

Vineyard Offshore Hires Musiol as External Affairs Director

Apr 01, 2024

Offshore wind developer Vineyard Offshore announced that Rick Musiol, Jr. has joined the company as Director of External Affairs and Community Engagement. In this newly created position, Musiol will lead community engagement and corporate citizenship…

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