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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…

Earth Science Analytics Names New CEO

Oct 12, 2021

Seismic data, analysis, and machine learning company Earth Science Analytics has appointed Tatiana Moguchaya as its new CEO.Earth Science Analytics said that the appointment of Moguchaya as its CEO marked an expansion from its traditional core…

Offshore Wind: Xodus Names Country Manager, Sets Up Shop in Japan

Oct 11, 2021

Xodus, a UK-based energy sector consultancy, has engaged a country manager and opened its first Asian office in Japan, eyeing work in the country's growing offshore wind industry.'Having previously delivered a range of projects in Japan, Xodus…

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…

MatthewsDaniel Opens Aberdeen Office

Sep 29, 2021

MatthewsDaniel, a services provider for the marine and energy industries and applicable insurers, announced it has opened a new office in Aberdeen to enhance its offering to North Sea clients.David Cox, MatthewsDaniel CEO, said, “Aberdeen and the North Sea have a rich oil and gas history…

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…

Harland & Wolff: Non-exec Chairman Steps Down

Sep 27, 2021

Harland & Wolff Group said Monday that Clive Richardson, Non-Executive Chairman of the company was stepping down from the Board. His notice period will run until mid-December 2021.Harland & Wolff Group said: 'The company remains involved in…

Renewable Energy Firms Pin Hopes on Taro Kono Becoming Japan PM

Sep 24, 2021

Renewable energy companies are betting that the leading contender in the race to become Japan's next prime minister, Taro Kono, will unleash changes allowing more market access and a fairer playing field after years of neglect.The 58-year-old…

Sapura Energy CFO to Step Down

Sep 21, 2021

Malaysian oil and gas producer and energy services provider Sapura Energy said Tuesday that Reza Abdul Rahim would step down from his position as Chief Financial Officer.He will step down on October 1, 2021, after more than five years in the role…

Response to Speculation: UK's SSE Says No Break-up Decision Made

Sep 20, 2021

Britain's SSE has not made a decision to break itself up, the renewable power and networks group said on Monday, after a newspaper report said it was close to splitting up following months of pressure from U.S. activist investor Elliott.The…

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