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ACE Winches Urges Industry to Invest in Young Talent

Nov 01, 2023

Scottish engineering business ACE Winches is calling on industry to invest more in training young people as it expands its own apprenticeship scheme.The Aberdeenshire-based company has welcomed its very first foundation graduate, bringing the…

Shell and Trinidad's National Gas Company Sign New Supply Deal

Sep 25, 2023

Shell on Friday signed an agreement to supply Trinidad and Tobago's National Gas Company (NGC) with natural gas through 2036, including from the yet-to-be developed Manatee offshore field, according to the state gas company.Trinidad and Tobago's…

Australia's Santos Rejects Allegations of Human Rights Violations

May 26, 2023

Australian gas producer Santos Ltd said on Thursday it was categorically rejecting the allegations of human rights violations at its Barossa Gas project, Darwin LNG Life Extension project and Narrabri Gas project.The company said some of its…

Petrobras 'Pre-salt' Geologist Tapped to Head E&P

Jan 30, 2023

The new Chief Executive of Brazil's Petrobras, Jean Paul Prates, has picked geologist Mario Carminatti to head the oil company's exploration and production division, people with knowledge of the information said on Friday.As the company's chief geologist…

Indian, European Oil Firms Looking to Bid for Guyana Offshore Blocks

Jan 18, 2023

Guyana's upcoming bidding round for offshore areas has caught the interest of top energy companies from Asia to Europe, according to people familiar with the matter, even as the government continues to work out terms for the auction.The South…

Coast Guard Calls Off Search for Four Missing from Helicopter that Crashed Near Gulf of Mexico Platform

Dec 30, 2022

The Coast Guard called off its search for four passengers onboard a downed helicopter about 10 miles off the coast of Southwest Pass, Louisiana, at 6:15 p.m. Thursday.At around 8:40 a.m., Coast Guard District Eight watchstanders got a call from…

Offshore Wind: UK Firm Looking to Hire 170+ Seafarers in the Next 18 Months

Dec 20, 2022

North Star, a UK-based offshore services firm building a fleet of offshore wind vessels, is looking to recruit more than 170 seafarers over the next 18 months.The company is eyeing experienced crew ahead of its first hybrid-powered offshore wind fleet arriving in UK waters early next year…

Danish Offshore Wind Installation Firm Bolsters Senior Management Team

Nov 17, 2022

Danish offshore wind installation company Cadeler has bolstered its senior management team with three appointments, who will help the company grow and prepare it for busy times ahead. The new members include Pernille Korsager who joined the company in May 2022 as the company’s General Counsel (GC)…

Van Oord Names Chief People Officer

Nov 02, 2022

Dutch marine services company Van Oord has appointed Meike Salvadό-de Reede to the position of Chief People Officer (CPO) in its Executive Committee as of November 1, 2022. 'Van Oord’s people agenda is fundamental to its strategy and to building a high-performance organization…

Hackers Hit Eni's Computer Networks

Aug 31, 2022

Italian oil company Eni's computer networks were hacked in recent days but the consequences appear to be minor so far, the company said on Wednesday.'The internal protection systems have detected unauthorized access to the corporate network in recent days…

Update: Four Dead as Helicopter with 9 Aboard Crashes Near ONGC Rig

Jun 28, 2022

A helicopter carrying seven passengers and two pilots ditched in the Arabian Sea near the Indian oil company ONGC's jack-up rig Sagar Kiran, in Mumbai High, offshore India. Four people died. According to initial tweets from the Coast Guard and…

Brazil's Bolsonaro May Need Months to Replace Petrobras Management

Jun 01, 2022

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, seething about fuel prices as his poll standings slip ahead of October's presidential election, has intensified his calls to shake up the board and management of state-run oil company Petrobras.But it will…

Talos Energy Pauses Mexico Oil Arbitration Bid Amid High-level Talks - Reuters

May 18, 2022

U.S.-based oil producer Talos Energy has temporarily suspended pursuit of an arbitration claim against Mexico amid high-level talks over one of the country's flagship offshore projects, five people close to the matter said.The dispute erupted…

Equinor, Exxon Agree to Expand Brazil Offshore Oil Ops

May 17, 2022

Equinor and Exxon Mobil Corp have taken the first steps to expand an $8 billion oil development off Brazil's coast, the Norwegian oil producer told Reuters.The firms want to boost future production from the Bacalhau oil field, Equinor's largest…

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