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Shrinking Numbers of Jobless Could Mean Engineer Scarcity

Nov 20, 2018

Norway’s overall, oil-fueled economic expansion may be hampering the offshore industry from recruiting the engineering talent it needs, just as signs of recovery appear from segment-to-segment.More openly than ever, a Norway-based offshore industry — operators and the supply chain — is recruiting trainees and in-terns in open job ads, as they compete to attract engineer candidates with the latest digital skills set…

Renewable Energy Brings 11 Million Jobs

Jun 14, 2019

According to the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) eleven million people were employed in renewable energy worldwide in 2018. This compares with 10.3 million in 2017.As more and more countries manufacture, trade and install renewable energy technologies…

i-Tech 7 to Support Aberdeen Students

May 28, 2019

Subsea 7’s Life of Field business unit i-Tech 7 has signed a partnership agreement with an Aberdeen school to help prepare pupils for working life.Teams from the company’s Greenwell Facility will work with Lochside Academy, based in Altens,…

O&G Skills Requirements Shifting

May 03, 2019

Action is needed now to retain, retrain, recruit and renew the workforce in a rapidly changing UK oil and gas sector.These are the findings presented by energy skills body OPITO, who has set out a strategy to prepare the UK oil and gas industry…

Talakar Named CEO of Siemens Oil & Gas

Apr 18, 2019

Arja Talakar has been appointed CEO of Siemens Oil & Gas, effective April 1, 2019. He will be based in Houston.Talakar brings to this position extensive leadership experience. Prior to taking this new role, he was responsible for Siemens Saudi Arabia…

Forum Unveils eROV Simulator Training

Apr 10, 2019

The latest version of Forum Subsea Technologies’ VMAX simulator launched this week is designed to integrate with its next generation of electric remotely operated vehicles (eROV).The XLe Spirit was the first vehicle to be launched from the new range last year…

i-Tech 7 Taps Hird as APAC Director

Mar 12, 2019

Subsea 7’s life of field business unit i-Tech 7 has appointed Simon Hird as its new regional director to help strengthen and grow its life of field business in the Asia-Pacific region. He will be based in the company’s Perth office.Hird brings…

Shell Appoints Sawan as Upstream Boss

Jan 17, 2019

Royal Dutch Shell has appointed Wael Sawan to head its oil and gas production division, replacing Andy Brown who will step down after 35 years at the Anglo-Dutch company.Sawan, 44, a Canadian citizen of Lebanese origin, currently heads Shell's deepwater operations…

Stork Names Hunt UK Regional Director

Jan 15, 2019

Stork's U.K. organization has appointed Steve Hunt as Regional Director U.K. to lead the evolving business within a range of sectors, both on and offshore. He takes on the position with immediate effect and will be based in Aberdeen.Stork, a Fluor company…

Seadrill CFO to Step Down in June

Jan 10, 2019

Norwegian offshore drilling rig firm Seadrill Ltd said on Thursday that Chief Financial Officer Mark Morris will step down following completion of the company's financial restructuring.The company, controlled by Norwegian-born billionaire John Fredriksen…

UK Offshore Workers Accept New Pay Offer

Jan 08, 2019

Oil workers accepted an improved pay offer by the Offshore Contractors Association to 2,500 union members, the Unite union said, a move which removes the threat of strike in the British North Sea which is home to the Brent crude benchmark.'Unite Scotland's 2…

Miller Takes Over as Halliburton Chairman

Jan 02, 2019

Oilfield services provider Halliburton announced that its board of directors has appointed president and chief executive officer Jeff Miller as chairman of the board, effective January 1, 2019, following the retirement of executive chairman Dave Lesar on December 31…

Chevron Announces Leadership Changes

Dec 13, 2018

Oil major Chevron announced Monday it has named Navin Mahajan vice president and treasurer, effective February 1, 2019, and Dale Walsh vice president of Corporate Affairs, effective March 1.Mahajan, who is currently vice president, Finance Downstream & Chemicals…

New Leadership at NRG Group

Nov 27, 2018

Aberdeen-based NRG Group announced two new directors have been appointed to lead the family-owned company.The company, which consists of NRG Well Examination and NRG Well Management, was founded by Andrew Mackay in 1988. Mackay has handed the reins to his son…

Equatorial Guinea Punishes Subsea 7

Nov 22, 2018

Equatorial Guinea has ordered energy operators to stop doing business with oil and gas service firm Subsea 7 for failing to comply with local laws aimed at creating more jobs for locals, the oil minister said on Thursday.In September, an oil ministry source warned that Schlumberger…

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