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Brazil's Bolsonaro to Visit Suriname and Guyana to Discuss Oil Cooperation

Jan 19, 2022

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro will visit Suriname and Guyana on Thursday and Friday for talks on economic cooperation following recent discoveries of oil and gas by Brazil's two neighbors, the foreign ministry said on Monday.Bolsonaro and the presidents of Suriname…

Op/Ed: ScotWind Turns Blue Monday Green

Jan 18, 2022

Maybe yesterday should be renamed Green Monday rather than Blue Monday. It was certainly a day to celebrate the ambition for renewable energy in Scotland as the ScotWind licensing round was announced with provision for significantly more GW than anticipated…

Aker Solutions Names Ertresvåg SVP for Communications

Jan 14, 2022

Norwegian company Aker Solutions, a provider of offshore energy engineering and construction services, has appointed Kari Ertresvåg as senior vice president for communications. Ertresvåg, a Norwegian national, has wide experience within communications and public affairs…

Westwood Founder John Westwood Passes Away

Jan 14, 2022

John Douglas Westwood, the founder of energy intelligence firm Douglas-Westwood, now part of Westwood Global Energy Group, passed away on January 5, the company has informed.Westwood’s previous Head of Oilfield Services, Steve Robertson provided…

Petrofac Bolsters Offshore Wind Capabilities with Senior Appointment

Jan 13, 2022

Petrofac, a service provider to the energy industry, has appointed Phaedra Pritchard as New Head of Wind Operations and Maintenance (O&M), boosting its global offering in the wind sector.Pritchard will be responsible for building and supporting…

SBM Offshore's Lease & Operate MD to Become COO

Jan 13, 2022

Dutch FPSO leasing specialist SBM Offshore announced the proposed appointment of Øivind Tangen as Chief Operating Officer (COO) and member of its Management Board on Thursday. Tangen has 19 years of experience with SBM Offshore in engineering and operational roles…

P&A Firm Well-Safe Solutions Appoints Subsurface Team Lead

Jan 12, 2022

UKI-based offshore well plugging and abandonment specialist Well-Safe Solutions has appointed Mark Davison as the company’s Subsurface Team Lead, as the company expands the breadth of its service offering to include all aspects of subsurface plug and abandonment (P&A) design…

EnerMech Names Ford as APAC Regional Director

Jan 12, 2022

Energy industry services firm EnerMech has appointed Garry Ford as regional director for Asia Pacific.UK-based EnerMech said Ford would drive further business growth across the energy, industrial and infrastructure sectors and strengthen its existing oil and gas operations in the region…

Vår Energi Names Rognstad VP People & Organization

Jan 11, 2022

Norwegian oil and gas company Vår Energi has appointed Tone Rognstad to its executive management team as VP People & Organization. Rognstad comes from the position as VP for Project Management and Control at Equinor. She has gained extensive…

Schlumberger Adjusts Operations Planning as U.S. COVID-19 Cases Soar

Jan 10, 2022

Schlumberger, the world's largest oilfield services company, is adjusting operations planning as COVID-19 infections have soared among its U.S. workforce, the company said on Friday.Schlumberger has had around 14 employees per day test positive for the virus this month…

Ex-Vestas Taiwan Director Zahirovic Joins James Fisher Renewables

Jan 10, 2022

James Fisher Renewables, an offshore renewables industry service provider part of James Fisher and Sons, has appointed Maida Zahirovic as APAC regional vice president.With more than 11 years in the wind industry, Zahirovic joins JF Renewables…

Havfram Appoints Offshore Wind Development Head

Jan 10, 2022

Norwegian offshore installation contractor Havfram has appointed Emilie Reeve to lead Havfram’s offshore wind farm development division, Havkraft.Havfram, formerly known as Ocean Installer, in 2020 committed to a transition from being purely…

New Management at Aibel's Haugesund Yard

Jan 07, 2022

Norway;s Aibel has announced a pair of leadership appointments at its yard in Haugesund.The company said Friday that Lars Inge Hellestveit will take up the role of vice president of yard operations, joined by Hans Jørgen Alfsen as the yard's new fabrication manager…

Danos Hires Knight and Promotes Williams

Jan 07, 2022

Oilfield service provider Danos announcd it has hired 30-year industry veteran Jerry Knight as general manager of project services, tapped to lead the company’s fabrication, construction, coatings, scaffolding and rope access service lines.Prior to joining Danos…

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