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UK Could See 225,000 Offshore Energy Jobs Created by 2030, But Challenges Loom

Sep 12, 2023

The UK offshore energy workforce can increase by up to 50% from over 150,000 in 2023 to 225,000 by the end of the decade with new renewable jobs outnumbering oil and gas roles if a successful transition is achieved,a new report by Robert Gordon University has found.However, the report also warns that if the rate of investment and activity in renewables in the UK does not increase significantly, at a time when oil and gas activities are in rapid decline…

BP Halts Hiring, Pauses New Offshore Wind Projects to Win Over Investors

Jun 27, 2024

BP's new CEO Murray Auchincloss has imposed a hiring freeze and paused new offshore wind projects as he places a renewed emphasis on oil and gas amid investor discontent over its energy transition strategy, sources at the company said.The moves…

New Petrobras CEO Pressed on Shipbuilding Reboot, Jobs

May 16, 2024

The next chief executive of Petrobras, Magda Chambriard, arrives with the résumé and mandate to make Brazil's state-run oil firm what it was under prior Workers Party governments: an engine of job creation and industrial development, said people familiar with the matter…

Over 150 Specialist Subsea Jobs Up for Grabs at Rovco and Vaarst

May 10, 2024

UK-based tech-powered offshore wind solutions provider Rovco and its robotic spin-off company Vaarst have unveiled plans to recruit over 150 specialist subsea roles across by the end of 2025.Rovco said it will recruit over 100 new roles across its Aberdeen and Edinburgh offices…

US Oil and Gas Jobs Grow in 2023

Jan 09, 2024

Jobs in the U.S. oilfield services sector has experienced a rise in 2023, compared to the numbers a year before, though the last month of the year has witnessed a slight decline, according to the analysis by the Energy Workforce & Technology Council…

Hiring Event in Norfolk for NOAA Research Ship Jobs

Nov 02, 2023

NOAA Marine and Aviation Operations will hold a hiring event in Norfolk, Virginia to recruit professional mariners to work aboard NOAA’s ocean research ships. The event will be held on Nov. 15 at the NOAA Marine Operations Center - Atlantic…

More than 900 Norway Offshore Drilling Workers May Strike from June 29

Jun 12, 2023

Some 913 workers on Norwegian offshore oil and gas drilling rigs and other installations will go on a strike unless a wage deal is found by a June 29 deadline, the Industri Energi labour union said in a statement on Monday. Strike action by…

Apache Suspends UK North Sea Drilling, Cuts Jobs Citing High Taxes

Jun 12, 2023

U.S. oil producer Apache Corp on Friday said it was suspending drilling in the North Sea and reducing its British workforce because high taxes have made the operation less competitive.The unit of APA Corp did not say how many workers would be cut as a result of the move…

Swift Anchors Looking to Expand Engineering Team

Jan 18, 2023

Swift Anchors, a UK-based company that develops anchoring solutions for the global offshore energy (floating wind, floating solar, tidal and wave) and aquaculture industries, is looking for new engineers to join its team. The company said that…

New Contracts, Jobs for Aberdeenshire-based Blaze

Oct 10, 2022

Aberdeenshire-based Blaze Manufacturing Solutions has announced major contracts and new jobs since introducing a redefined global business strategy.According to the company, following a major investment boost from Balmoral Group in 2019 the company has secured work from the nuclear…

Siemens Gamesa to Slash 2,900 Jobs as Part of Its Turnaround

Sep 29, 2022

Wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa plans to cut 2,900 jobs, mostly in Europe, as part of a plan to return to profitability, it said in a statement on Thursday. Two sources had told Reuters in August that the world's largest producer of offshore turbines was considering cutting around 2…

Wartsila to Slash Up to 450 Jobs in Italy

Jul 14, 2022

Wartsila  will scale down its manufacturing in Trieste, Italy, in a move that might involve about 450 job cuts, the Finnish engineering group said on Thursday.Wartsila said it plans to centralize its 4-stroke engine manufacturing in Vaasa, Finland…

Investments in Hydrogen, Platform Electrification, and CCS Could Create 26,000 New Jobs in UK by 2030

Jul 12, 2022

A trio of new low-carbon technologies could create 26,000 new UK energy jobs by 2030, according to Robert Gordon University research commissioned by Offshore Energies UK (OEUK).Many of the new jobs would be in coastal communities stretching around the UK…

SBM Offshore's Treasurer and IR Head Joins Jadestone Energy as New CFO

Jun 28, 2022

Asia-Pacific focused oil and gas company Jadestone Energy has appointed Bert-Jaap Dijkstra as Chief Financial Officer.Dijkstra will join Jadestone Energy from SBM Offshore, the Dutch FPSO leasing specialist, effective from September 1, 2022…

Norway Oil Companies, Workers Agree Wage Deal in Principle, Avert Strike for Now

Jun 13, 2022

Norwegian oil firms and employees have agreed in principle a new wage deal, avoiding for now a strike at nine fields that could have hit the country's petroleum output, employers and unions said on Sunday.Two of the three unions that negotiated…

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