Offshore Regions News - page 1498

Gil Howell new manager of design & marketing and sales

Apr 02, 2012

Gil Howell has been appointed Dolphin Geophysical’s Houston-based manager of design, marketing and sales of NASA region multi-client 2D and 3D seismic surveys.

Kerry Pelley new head of marine consultancy department

Apr 02, 2012

Kerry Pelley heads the new marine consultancy department set up by Viking Moorings in Aberdeen to offer the full-spectrum of rigmoving services including, for the first time, the provision of personnel. Karl Fear recently joined him as marine superintendent.

Jeremy Punnett named as global president of Offshore Installation Services

Apr 02, 2012

Jeremy Punnett has been named as global president of Offshore Installation Services, an Acteon company based in Aberdeen. He joins from Bibby Offshore where he oversaw business planning and strategic development.

Liv Monica Stubholt joins Kvaerner’s executive management team

Apr 02, 2012

Liv Monica Stubholt, a former deputy minister of petroleum and energy in Norway, joins Kvaerner’s executive management team as SVP strategy and communication at the end of April.

Remi Eriksen promoted to CEO of DNV Maritime and Oil & Gas

Apr 02, 2012

Remi Eriksen (pictured) has been promoted to CEO of DNV Maritime and Oil & Gas, based in Oslo, with Tor Svensen continuing as president and deputy CEO. Eriksen relocates from Singapore, where he served as COO of DNV’s Asia Pacific and Middle East operations.

Richard Jackson new sales manager of Asia Pacific

Apr 02, 2012

Richard Jackson (pictured), previously Wireline Engineering’s sales manager for Europe, has relocated from Aberdeen to Abu Dhabi to take over as the firm’s Asia Pacific divisional sales manager.

Runar Tunem joins Rapp Hydema

Apr 02, 2012

Runar Tunem (pictured) has joined Norwegian winch and deck machinery specialist Rapp Hydema in the company‘s newly established Stavanger office as head of global sales and marketing. He brings to the role 17 years’ experience in the drilling, subsea and maritime sectors.

Tom Lennon new VP of PIDX International

Apr 02, 2012

Tom Lennon of Chevron has become a VP of PIDX International in Houston and will work closely with president Tony Aming. Suresh Rajamani, an IT specialist previously with GE Oil & Gas, has been appointed chair of the PIDX standards and guidelines committee.

Mike McKay steps up to the board of BIS Salamis

Apr 02, 2012

Mike McKay (pictured) has stepped up to the board of Aberdeen’s BIS Salamis as commercial director after serving as commercial manager for four years.

Heads up, the elephants are coming!

Apr 01, 2012

The era of the oil & gas industry is not over. Predictions for global energy demand can’t be met without an increasing utilization of petroleum recourses. And when many thought our industry was in decline, elephant discoveries in the North Sea…

Testing, testing . . .

Apr 01, 2012

One of Bergen’s biggest and boldest offshore players is Framo Engineering, now wholly owned by Schlumberger following its purchase of the Sandsli-headquartered company’s remaining equity shares in June 2011. The two organisations had worked…

Offshore drilling management: time to raise the game

Apr 01, 2012

In the aftermath of Macondo, the E&P industry is preparing to invest heavily in upgraded BOP equipment. For some drilling professionals, including Fraser Offshore’s Douglas Nunn, this is a questionable use of resources. ‘Hardware upgrades and…

Robust market and frontier locations boost salaries

Apr 01, 2012

Salaries for oil & gas industry engineers shot up over the past year, rising an average 6.1% across several professional disciplines, according to a new survey released by recruitment firm Hays.The average permanent salary across the survey's sample of 144…

Raising the bar

Apr 01, 2012

India's biggest offshore lift to date – the 4000t MLQ (Mumbai Living Quarters) module, designed and constructed by Larsen & Toubro for ONGC – was successfully carried out by Seaway Heavy Lifting's new 5000t lift capacity heavylift vessel Oleg Strashnov on 12 February…

The state of independents

Apr 01, 2012

The crucial role played by the independents in the energy mix and the slightly precarious position in which they find themselves was highlighted by Talisman Energy president and CEO John Manzoni at the Energy Institute's recent three-day gathering in London…

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