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ARA Taps Coolbaugh as Ohmsett Facility Manager

Aug 14, 2020

Applied Research Associates, Inc. (ARA) announced Dr. Tom Coolbaugh has joined the team as the Program/Facility Manager for Ohmsett – The National Oil Spill Response Research & Renewable Energy Test Facility. He will have oversight of the day-to-day operations…

Lindström Joins Hempel as COO

Aug 03, 2020

Hempel's new Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer Katarina Lindström officially stepped into her new role on August 1.As a member of the company’s Executive Management Board, Lindström will play a central role in driving Hempel’s strategy…

Rosneft to Cut Salaries at Central Office

Jul 31, 2020

Rosneft, Russia's largest oil producer, will cut salaries at its central office by a quarter following a decision to reduce the working hours due to the fallout from the coronavirus, Kommersant daily reported on Friday.The newspaper, citing unnamed sources…

Energean Appoints New Directors

Jul 27, 2020

London-listed oil and gas company Energean has named Kimberley Wood and Andreas Persianis as Independent Non-Executive Directors.Wood replaces Ohad Marani, who has stood down from the board and joins the board of Energean's subsidiary Energean…

Seafox's Push to Appoint Directors to GMS Board Rejected

Jun 12, 2020

Dutch offshore jack-up company Seafox has had its push to appoint two directors to the board of the UAE-based jack-up provider Gulf Marine Services, rejected.Seafox, a shareholder at GMS, on Thursday said it had written to Gulf Marine Services…

Fred. Olsen Ocean CEO Moves to Ocean Installer to Lead Offshore Wind Business

Jun 03, 2020

Norwegian offshore installation company Ocean Installer has established a new business segment focused on Offshore Wind and has appointed Even Larsen, currently CEO of Fred. Olsen Ocean, as the director of its new business segment. Larsen will join starting from August 1…

Copenhagen Offshore Partners Names CEO for Taiwan Offshore Wind Farms

May 27, 2020

Offshore wind developer Copenhagen Offshore Partners (COP) has named the CEO for the construction phase of the 589MW Changfang and Xidao (CFXD) offshore wind projects in Taiwan.The offshore wind projects reached the financial close in February 2020 and have officially entered the construction phase…

Roxtec UK Appoints Whelan

May 18, 2020

Roxtec UK has moved to increase its presence in Britain’s maritime sector with the appointment of a new marine and offshore manager.Mark Whelan has joined the Swedish-owned company having spent 10 years at another international manufacturer…

DOF in Standstill Agreement with Lenders

May 18, 2020

Norwegian offshore support and subsea service vessel owners DOF and DOF Subsea have reached stand-still agreements with lenders representing to 93% secured debt of DOF companies. The agreement means all payments of principal and interest to…

Odfjell Drilling: Effect of Low Oil Price, Pandemic on Business 'Limited'

May 13, 2020

Norwegian offshore drilling contractor Odfjell Drilling does not expect the Covid-19 and low oil prices to have a major impact on its business in the short to medium term.The company which owns a fleet of five harsh-environment offshore drilling rigs…

Neal D. Shah Assumes Kosmos Energy CFO Position

May 12, 2020

Oil and gas firm Kosmos Energy on Monday said that Neal D. Shah would become the company’s Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer effective May 11, 2020.The management change comes following Kosmos Energy's announcement back in February that Thomas P…

ESVAGT Delays Investments, Cuts Salaries

May 12, 2020

Danish offshore vessels owner ESVAGT will cut executive and staff pay, and delay investments in response to the low oil prices and the COVID-19 pandemic.Peter Lytzen, the CEO of the company that provides emergency response and rescue vessels (ERRV) and service operation vessels (SOV)…

Tullow Oil Names CEO

Apr 21, 2020

London-listed oil company Tullow Oil has appointed Rahul Dhir as Chief Executive Officer and an Executive Director of the Group.Dhir will begin under his new role from July 1, 2020 and Dorothy Thompson, currently, Executive Chair of Tullow will…

Vår Energi Names VP Field Development

Apr 20, 2020

Norwegian oil and gas firm Vår Energi will appoint Bjørn Thore Ribesen (49) to a newly created position as VP Field Development & Projects.Ribesen joins Vår Energi as from the position of Senior Vice President, Drilling & Wells in another Norwegian oil firm Aker Energy…

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