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Aramco CEO Sees Significant Oil Demand Growth

Oct 24, 2023

Saudi oil giant Aramco's Chief Executive Amin Nasser said on Tuesday he saw significant demand growth for oil, citing a possible resurgence in the Chinese economy and an aviation sector that remains below pre-pandemic levels. He said a one-size…

Chairman of Russia's Oil Major Lukoil Dies Suddenly Aged 66

Oct 24, 2023

Vladimir Nekrasov, the chairman of Russia's second-largest oil producer Lukoil, has died suddenly at the age of 66 after suffering acute heart failure, the company said on Tuesday.Lukoil said Nekrasov had worked for almost 50 years in the oil and gas sector…

Equinor CEO Sees EU Gas Market in 'Better place' Than Last Year

Oct 19, 2023

Equinor's CEO said on Wednesday the European gas market will remain volatile this winter, and will face a lot of variables, but is in a stronger position than last year.Global gas prices leapt to all-time highs last year after Russia cut its gas supply to Europe…

Strict Immigration Rules Threaten UK Offshore Wind Projects, Warns Immigration Specialist

Oct 10, 2023

Strict new immigration requirements are deterring vital skilled workers and threatening major disruption for UK offshore wind projects, according to Maria Gravelle, an immigration specialist at Pinsent Masons.Gravelle said that axing the Offshore…

Ventus Energy to Provide Support at UK's Dogger Bank Offshore Wind Farm

Oct 09, 2023

High voltage engineering specialist, Ventus Energy, said Monday it had secured a significant contract to supply highly skilled senior authorised persons (SAPs) for 24/7 support at a UK offshore wind farm, Dogger Bank. Awarded to the organization’s North Shields base in the north-east of England…

Global Underwater Hub Hosts Royal Visit from King Charles

Sep 29, 2023

A UK-based trade body representing companies operating in the UK subsea sector, Global Underwater Hub (GUH), received a visit from King Charles on Friday, September 29.GUH said it had provided King Charles with a tour of its premises in Westhill on the outskirts of Aberdeen…

Australia Tribunal to Rule on Chevron LNG Strikes after Talks Fail

Sep 21, 2023

Fresh talks between Chevron and unions over strikes at two liquefied natural gas (LNG) facilities in Western Australia ended on Wednesday without a deal, a Chevron spokesperson said, leaving it up to a workplace tribunal to map a way forward…

Byrne to Spearhead Equinor's US Offshore Wind Operations

Sep 20, 2023

Norwegian energy industry giant Equinor has appointed of Samuel Byrne as Vice President of Operations at Equinor Renewables Americas to lead Equinor's offshore wind operations in the U.S.Bryne most recently served as Vice President responsible…

Wood Resigns from Valeura Energy Inc. Board to Pursue Full-time Senior Management Role

Sep 20, 2023

Valeura Energy Inc., the upstream oil and gas company with assets in the Gulf of Thailand and the Thrace Basin of Turkey, on Wednesday announced the departure from its board of directors of independent director, Kimberley Wood, effective September 18…

BP's Kate Thomson Steps into Interim CFO Role

Sep 19, 2023

Oil major BP has appointed Kate Thomson as interim chief financial officer. Thomson's appointment follows the appointment last week of Murray Auchincloss as interim BP chief executive officer, following the resignation of Bernard Looney from the CEO position…

Germany Likely to Pass 50% Mark for Renewable Power This Year - Minister

Sep 18, 2023

Germany is likely to generate more than 50% of its power from renewable energy this year but needs to ramp up the speed of its transition towards the end of the decade, Economy Minister Robert Habeck said on Monday. With demand for electricity on the rise…

SNC-Lavalin Group Rebrands to AtkinsRéalis

Sep 15, 2023

SNC-Lavalin Group Inc., a company providing engineering, procurement, and construction services, to various industries, said Friday it was rebranding to AtkinsRéalis.'Building on more than a century of accomplishments from brands such as SNC-Lavalin…

BP Begins Search for New CEO with No Clear Front-runner

Sep 14, 2023

BP CEO Bernard Looney's abrupt resignation has thrown the British oil major into a leadership crisis with no groomed front-runner to succeed him, company and industry sources said on Wednesday.Several current and former BP insiders were seen as potential candidates to succeed Looney…

EXPLAINER-What Can Australia's Labour Tribunal Do in Chevron's Dispute with LNG Workers?

Sep 13, 2023

Chevron has asked Australia's Fair Work Commission (FWC) to intervene in its dispute with workers on strike at two major liquefied natural gas facilities, banking on new laws that came into effect in June and which empower the industrial arbitrator…

BP Sticking with Energy Transition Strategy, says Interim CEO

Sep 13, 2023

BP's interim CEO Murray Auchincloss said on Wednesday the company won't be derailed from its energy transition strategy by former leader Bernard Looney's abrupt resignation amid misconduct allegations.BP scaled back its energy transition strategy…

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