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Craig Muir

Mar 03, 2012

Craig Muir has been appointed MD of Petrofac’s engineering & consulting services business and will be based in the Sharjah office. Most recently Muir was Amec’s Abu Dhabibased EVP responsible for regional growth in the Middle East, Africa and the CIS.

Curt Terje Espedal

Mar 03, 2012

Curt Terje Espedal has become the new European regional manager for Roxar Software Solutions. He joined the Emerson Process Management business unit from Landmark Graphics, where he was MD Norwegian operations.

Dirk Warzecha

Mar 03, 2012

Dirk Warzecha (pictured) will take over from the retiring Ralf to Baben as COO and an executive director of Hamburg-headquartered RWE Dea on 1 January 2013. Warzecha, a petroleum engineer, is currently GM of RWE Dea Egypt in Cairo.

Glynn Rhinehart

Mar 03, 2012

Glynn Rhinehart (pictured) has been named president of Fugro Chance, replacing Phil Stutes who has been promoted to Americas regional director of Fugro’s survey division. Dr Guy Oliver (pictured) has been named president of Fugro Robertson in Houston…

Irwan Halik

Mar 03, 2012

Irwan Halik heads Peak Well Systems’ newly opened Southeast Asia regional office in Kuala Lumpur as technical sales manager. Halik, a petroleum engineer, was with ExxonMobil E&P Malaysia for five years, latterly as a subsurface engineer specialising in well interventions.

Jeffrey Soine

Mar 03, 2012

Jeffrey Soine is CEO and president of Houston-based Renaissance Offshore, recently started up with a $300 million equity commitment from Quantum Energy Partners to acquire and redevelop legacy oil producing properties in the shallow water Gulf of Mexico…

Jerry Baker

Mar 03, 2012

Jerry Baker (pictured), chief engineer at Atkins, received Subsea UK’s outstanding contribution award in Aberdeen last month. In a career spanning over 40 years, he has championed development and promotion of subsea integrity, authoring…

Joe Burkhardt

Mar 03, 2012

Joe Burkhardt will receive an OTC distinguished achievement award in Houston next month for leading the concept and system engineering of Exxon USA’s Subsea Production System (SPS), a groundbreaking shallow-water pilot program that was itself…

José Miranda Formigli Filho

Mar 03, 2012

José Miranda Formigli Filho (pictured) is the new head of E&P at Petrobras, replacing Guilherme de Oliveira Estrella. Formigli, a civil engineer, has served the Brazilian state oil company in E&P roles for 29 years, latterly as Pre-salt E&P executive manager…

Joseph Devoltz

Mar 03, 2012

Joseph Devoltz (pictured) has joined Environmental Drilling Solutions in Lafayette, Louisiana, as HSE/QA manager. He was previously with MI-Swaco.

Larraine Boorman

Mar 03, 2012

Albert Skiba has been appointed Gulf of Mexico VP for safety training and skills body OPITO International. Back at Aberdeen headquarters, Larraine Boorman (pictured) has taken over the OPITO reins from David Binnie.

Stephane Constant

Mar 03, 2012

Stephane Constant (pictured) has taken up the newly created, full-time post of CTO to lead the Xodus Group’s integration of surface and subsurface services. Constant worked as a reservoir engineer for Elf and Agip in the UK and Premier Oil…

Stephen Colville

Mar 03, 2012

Stephen Colville has been named as president of the International Association of Drilling Contractors following the retirement of Dr Lee Hunt.

The sun sets on a shady policy

Mar 03, 2012

It was supposed to be the renewable ‘green jobs success story’ to be emulated by the United States. President Barack Obama pilloried skeptical Americans with it on several occasions way before he took office. Obama may be the loudest but he is not the only megaphone social engineer politician…

Bromwich disputes drilling backlog

Mar 02, 2012

BOEMRE director Michael Bromwich vows that deepwater drilling will return to the US Gulf of Mexico in the coming months, marking a return of exploration all but shut down after the Deepwater Horizon disaster. But the oil & gas industry remains skeptical…

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