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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…

New Leadership at Exmar After Chairman Bodson Dies from COVID-19

Apr 17, 2020

Belgian shipping and offshore company Exmar outlined its leadership succession plan following the April 4 death of board chairman Baron Philippe Bodson due to the novel coronavirus.Nicolas  Saverys,  previously  CEO  of  Exmar,  will  take  up…

Murphy Oil CEO Back at Work after Medical Leave

Apr 13, 2020

U.S. oil firm Murphy Oil Corporation has informed that its CEO Roger W. Jenkins has recovered and resumed his responsibilities 'following his temporary medical leave.'Jenkins had taken medical leave in March due to coronavirus concerns when…

NOV Names New Chief Technology Officer

Apr 10, 2020

Oil and gas equipment and technology provider National Oilwell Varco, has appointed David Reid as Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, effective April 17, 2020. Reid has been appointed a successor of Hege Kverneland who will retire after…

David Roodenburg Takes Over as Huisman CEO

Apr 09, 2020

David Roodenburg is the third generation from the Roodenburg family to become CEO of the Netherlands-based equipment manufacturer Huisman.His father, Joop Roodenburg, is currently active as President after he appointed Theo Bruijninckx CEO in April 2018…

EnQuest Cuts Costs Further. Lowers Breakevent to $33 a Barrel

Apr 09, 2020

British North Sea oil and gas producer EnQuest cut its operating costs by a further $40 million to $335 million from previous guidance and senior management will take a voluntary 20% pay cut to weather an oil price slump, it said on Thursday…

Petrofac Confirms Capex, Jobs, Salaries Cuts

Apr 06, 2020

UK oilfield services provider Petrofac has confirmed it is planning staff reductions and furloughing as part of its action to save cash in response to low oil prices and COVID-19 pandemic.Reuters last week reported that Petrofac was planning to reduce the workforce by 20%…

Tullow Gets 'Much-Needed' Breathing Room

Apr 03, 2020

Tullow Oil's lenders have approved the size of its reserves-based lending facility at $1.9 billion, giving the group $700 million of undrawn loans and cash at the start of the second quarter, it said on Friday.The company also said it was cutting its 2020 capital expenditure to $300 million…

Report: Petrofac to Let Go 20% of Workforce

Apr 02, 2020

Oilfield services provider Petrofac is launching a redundancy programme that it expects will end up reducing staff numbers by 20% as it seeks to cope with plunging oil prices, according to a source and an internal email seen by Reuters.The Britain-based company…

Samuel to Remain at Helm of UK's OGA until 2022 End

Apr 02, 2020

UK oil and gas industry regulator Oil and gas Authority (OGA) has informed that Andy Samuel will remain its CEO for an additional period of two years.Samuel's term extension at the helm of OGA has been confirmed by the Secretary of State for Business…

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