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James Fisher Names CFO

Apr 20, 2021

Marine and offshore services provider James Fisher and Sons on Tuesday announced the appointment of Duncan Kennedy as Chief Financial Officer and as an Executive Director with effect from May 4, 2021, when he will join the Board.Group Finance…

TMC Compressors Names New CEO

Apr 20, 2021

TMC Compressors (TMC), an Oslo-based company supplying offshore and marine compressors, has appointed Christian Ness as the company’s new CEO.Christian Ness succeeds Per Kjellin as part of a planned generational change. Kjellin will continue…

NOIA Elects Tim Duncan as Chairman, Paul Danos as Vice Chairman

Apr 19, 2021

The National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) board of directors has elected Tim Duncan, president & CEO of Talos Energy, as chairman and Paul Danos, owner, president and CEO of Danos, as vice chairman for the 2021-22 term. Duncan and Danos…

Maersk Supply Service's Head of Renewables to Become CCO

Apr 19, 2021

Danish offshore vessel operator Maersk Supply Service said Monday it would appoint Jonas Munch Agerskov as its new Chief Commercial Officer after Carsten Gram Haagensen decided to pursue a career outside the maritime industry.Agerskov, who's…

North America Oil Bankruptcies Hit Highest Q1 Level Since 2016

Apr 16, 2021

Bankruptcies by North American oil producers rose to the highest first-quarter level since 2016, according to a report released on Thursday by law firm Haynes and Boone, as some energy firms struggled to recover from the 2020 crash in oil prices…

New Woodside Boss Faces Existential Threats, Outgoing CEO Coleman Says

Apr 16, 2021

Woodside Petroleum's outgoing boss said on Friday his replacement will face two company-defining challenges: replacing its aging assets and managing the transition to cleaner energy.Australia's top independent gas producer is betting its future on the $11 billion Scarborough gas project…

FutureOn Appoints CFO, Head of People

Apr 13, 2021

FutureOn, a software company specializing in the provision of digital oilfield solutions, has made two key senior appointments as part of the company’s strategic growth plans.Katherine Taylor-Jones brings significant experience and knowledge…

Bordelon Marine Announces Leadership Promotions

Apr 12, 2021

Lockport, La. based offshore support and subsea services provider Bordelon Marine said it has promoted Mike Belanger to chief operating officer and Chris Martin to general manager.Having served as Bordelon's general manager for 15 years, Belanger…

At Brazil's Petrobras, a 'Spartan' Military Man Takes the Reins

Apr 12, 2021

For many investors, the appointment of former army general Joaquim Silva e Luna as the new chief executive of Brazil's state-run oil company Petrobras was unexpected - and unwelcome.President Jair Bolsonaro announced the 71-year-old Luna would take the helm of Petroleo Brasileiro SA…

Shell's Tech Pro Joins Management of Offshore Digital Twin Firm Akselos

Apr 07, 2021

Akselos, a company developing real-time digital twins for offshore energy industry applications, has appointed Shell Venture’s Michiel Van Haersma Buma as Vice President of Customer Success.Van Haersma Buma joins Akselos after a 12-year career with Shell as a commercial technologist…

Maritime Developments Names VP UK & Europe

Apr 06, 2021

Maritime Developments (MDL), a company providing consultancy, equipment, and personnel  for the global offshore energy sectors, has appointed Chris Reid as its new Vice President VP - UK & EuropeMDL, which provides SURF handling back-deck equipment…

New Manager of ASCO's Lifting Branch Eyes North Sea Growth

Apr 06, 2021

Integrated logistics and materials management company, ASCO, has appointed Craig Revie as General Manager of its specialist lifting division, NSL.Revie first joined ASCO in 2018 as head of Marine Services, Craig led initiatives in vessel monitoring…

Scottish Renewables Names Energy Transition and Supply Chain Manager

Mar 30, 2021

Scottish Renewables, Scotland's renewable energy industry association, has created a new role aimed at strengthening the renewable energy industry’s voice in the transition to a net-zero energy system.The organization’s new Energy Transition…

Shell to Link Directors' Pay to Climate Performance

Mar 29, 2021

Royal Dutch Shell has proposed linking its directors' pay more closely to the group's climate performance and severing the link between bonuses and liquefied natural gas (LNG) production volumes, it said on Monday.The weighting of Shell's energy…

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