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Chariot Oil & Gas CEO Steps Down. Acting CEO Named

Jul 22, 2020

London-listed oil company Chariot Oil & Gas has informed that Larry Bottomley, CEO, has stepped down from the company with immediate effect.The company, with operations in Morocco, Namibia, and Brazil, said Tuesday that Adonis Pouroulis, currently Non-Executive Director and founder…

Vattenfall CEO Set to Step Down

Jul 21, 2020

Swedish wind farm developer Vattenfall has said that its President and CEO Magnus Hall has decided to leave the company after nearly six years in the position.Hall will leave Vattenfall at the latest on January 31, 2021, and Vattenfall's board…

Aker BP Names New Operations & Asset Development SVP

Jul 17, 2020

Norwegian oil company Aker BP has named Ine Dolve as SVP Operations & Asset Development. She will replace Kjetel Digre who has accepted the role of the new CEO of Aker Solutions.Dolve will be part of the Executive Management Team of Aker BP…

Offshore Industry Welcomes UK Gov't Job Retention Bonus. Calls for Long-Term Support

Jul 09, 2020

The UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak has announced a new Job Retention Bonus scheme to encourage firms to keep on workers furloughed due to the COVID-19 impact on the economy.The UK government will introduce a one-off payment of £1…

AqualisBraemar Names South East Asia Head

Jul 01, 2020

Marine and offshore consultancy AqualisBraemar has appointed John Harris as its new regional managing director of the South East Asia region.Harris will oversee the company’s operations in South East Asia (SEA), including its offices in Indonesia…

deugro Names Hutchinson VP – Oil & Gas Logistics

Jun 24, 2020

Freight forwarding and project logistics solutions provider deugro has named Jessica Hutchison as Vice President Global Key Accounts – Oil & Gas Logistics.She is responsible for managing and developing deugro’s portfolio of global key accounts within the Oilfield Services division…

Otto Energy Looking to Appoint Gulf of Mexico Veteran as New CEO

Jun 12, 2020

Oil and gas company Otto Energy has said that Matthew Allen will step down as Chief Executive Officer and from the Board as Managing Director effective immediately by mutual agreement following the completion of his two-year assignment to Houston…

Weatherford CEO Steps Down

Jun 08, 2020

U.S. oilfield services company Weatherford has said that Mark A. McCollum, President, Chief Executive Officer, and a director, has left the company, effective immediately. McCollum, an executive with four decades of experience in the oil and gas industry…

KCA Deutag Appoints New President of Offshore Branch

Jun 04, 2020

Drilling and engineering company KCA Deutag has named Ole Maier its new President of Offshore Business Unit.Maier, who has most recently served as Executive Vice President for Odfjell Drilling's Platform Drilling Operations, has succeeded KCA Deutag's Rune Lorentzen who will be retiring…

Fred. Olsen Ocean CEO Moves to Ocean Installer to Lead Offshore Wind Business

Jun 03, 2020

Norwegian offshore installation company Ocean Installer has established a new business segment focused on Offshore Wind and has appointed Even Larsen, currently CEO of Fred. Olsen Ocean, as the director of its new business segment. Larsen will join starting from August 1…

Solstad Offshore Names New CFO

Jun 02, 2020

Norwegian offshore vessel provider Solstad Offshore has appointed Kjetil Ramstad as the CFO position. Ramstad comes from the position as Finance Director in Solstad Offshore and has worked for the company since 2018. Prior to joining Solstad Offshore…

BP Names Next BP America Chief

May 28, 2020

British oil major BP has announced that David C. Lawler, currently CEO of its U.S. shale business BPX Energy, will add to his portfolio the responsibilities of chairman and president of BP America Inc., succeeding Susan Dio on July 1, 2020.BP…

Former Ensco Boss Named New CEO of Acteon

May 27, 2020

Offshore services group Acteon will appoint Carl Trowell as Group Chief Executive Officer, succeeding Richard Higham, effective June 1.Trowell, with 25 years of experience in a wide range of roles across the energy sector, joins Acteon from the offshore drilling contractor Valaris plc…

'This could be the one that gets me,' Says Oilfield Service Veteran

May 26, 2020

Tim Harris was preparing to relocate for an assignment with energy services firm Halliburton Co for the fifth time in 15 years when his career came to a halt.A third-generation employee, Harris rose through the ranks at the top shale-oil services provider to oversee oilfield crews…

Esvagt CEO: No Job Cuts and Furloughs

May 22, 2020

At these difficult times when companies involved in the offshore industry are cutting jobs across the board as one of the ways to preserve cash, there's one offshore vessel operator that, while indeed cutting salaries, is keeping the jobs in place…

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