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Shell's Upstream Boss Moves to Gas and Renewables Division

Oct 15, 2021

Royal Dutch Shell has appointed Wael Sawan as head of its integrated gas and renewables division, replacing Maarten Wetselaar who will leave the energy company after 25 years.Sawan currently heads Shell's oil and gas production, or upstream…

Norway's New Gov't Appoints Oil Minister

Oct 14, 2021

Norway's new government named Labour's Marte Mjoes Persen as minister for petroleum and energy as the new cabinet took office on Thursday.Mjoes Persen, until recently the mayor of Norway's second city Bergen, will thus be in charge of energy…

Wood's Chair Franklin Joins Energean as Independent Director

Oct 13, 2021

Oil and gas company Energean, focused on the development of its Karish gas field offshore Israel, has appointed engineering firm Wood's Chair Roy Franklin OBE as an Independent Non-Executive Director.Franklin will join Energean's Nomination and Governance Committee and its Environment…

Avangrid Names Co-CEOs of Renewables Business

Oct 13, 2021

Avangrid, a U.S. subsidiary of the Spanish renewables giant Iberdrola, has appointed Bill White and Jose Antonio Miranda as Co-Presidents & CEOs of Avangrid Renewables. White will serve as Offshore President & CEO and Miranda will serve as Onshore President & CEO effective immediately…

MMT Names Interim CEO

Oct 11, 2021

Sweden-based subsea survey and inspection firm MMT, part of Ocean Infinity, has appointed Sara Båth-Dahlström as CEO. Båth-Dahlström, who takes over on an interim basis, from Per-Olof Sverlinger, has been with MMT since 2019.MMT was acquired by Ocean Infinity earlier this year…

Net Zero Technology Centre's CEO to Join Technip Energies as Non-Exec Director

Oct 04, 2021

Engineering firm Technip Energies' board plans to nominate Colette Cohen for appointment as a non-executive director at the company’s 2022 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders.Colette Cohen OBE is the Chief Executive Officer for the Net Zero Technology Centre…

Archer Names New Director

Oct 01, 2021

Oilfield services company Archer has appointed Jan Erik Klepsland as director. He will replace Kristian Melhuus, who has resigned resign as director of the Archer board. 'The board would like to thank Mr. Melhuus for his substantial contribution to Archer over the past years…

Iberdrola CEO Becomes Chairman of Renewable Hydrogen Coalition

Sep 29, 2021

Ignacio Galán, CEO of Spanish offshore wind giant Iberdrola, has been named as chairman of the Renewable Hydrogen Coalition, which promotes the role of renewable hydrogen to deliver the EU’s long-term decarbonization goals.Sunfire founder and…

Miclyn Express Offshore Names New CEO

Sep 28, 2021

Singapore-based offshore vessel operator Miclyn Express Offshore (MEO) has appointed Darren Ang as CEO. Ang, who took over as CEO from Diederik DeBoer, has been with the company for 22 years.Prior to becoming CEO, Ang served as Deputy Chief Executive Officer…

Ithaca Energy CEO Passes Away

Sep 22, 2021

UK North Sea-focused oil and gas firm Ithaca Energy has announced the death of Bill Dunnett, Chief Executive Officer.Dunnett passed away last Tuesday peacefully at home with his family.Gilad Myerson, Executive Chairman, has been acting as Interim…

Windcat Workboats Names Head of CSOV Business

Sep 21, 2021

Offshore crew transfer company Windcat Workboats has informed that Stephen Bolton has joined its Executive Management Team as Managing Director CSOVs, as part of the company's plan to build a CSOV business.Commissioning service operation vessels…

BOEM Taps Doug Boren to Lead Pacific Office

Sep 14, 2021

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced Doug Boren has been appointed as the new regional director for the agency’s Pacific Office in Camarillo, Calif. Boren will be responsible for managing the development of energy and mineral resources on the U…

Cotta Named Supply Chain Manager for Mayflower Wind

Sep 14, 2021

Massachusetts offshore wind developer Mayflower Wind announced it has hired Will Cotta as its supply chain manager.Cotta, who has experience working with the Mass Clean Energy Center and the offshore wind industry, is charged with growing Mayflower’s…

Ex-RWE Renewables CEO Joins BP

Sep 14, 2021

Oil major BP has appointed Anja-Isabel Dotzenrath, former CEO of RWE Renewables, as its new executive vice president, gas and low carbon energy, and member of BP’s leadership team. Dotzenrath, who resigned from RWE in August, will join BP on March 1…

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