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Rosneft Re-appoints Sechin as CEO

May 22, 2020

Russian energy giant Rosneft on Friday re-appointed Chief Executive Igor Sechin, an ally of President Vladimir Putin, for another five years.Sechin, who turns 60 in September, turned the company into one of the world's top oil players and earned the accolade of oil tsar…

New CEO for Noble Corp

May 22, 2020

Offshore drilling company Noble Corporation has executed the leadership transition plan announced in February 2020 and now has a new CEO.  Robert W. Eifler has been named President and Chief Executive Officer and has been elected as a member of the Board of Directors…

ConocoPhillips CFO Retires After 39 Years with the Company

May 20, 2020

U.S. oil company ConocoPhillips on Wednesday announced the retirement of Don E. Wallette, Jr. as executive vice president and chief financial officer after a 39-year career with the company. Wallette’s retirement is effective on Aug. 31, 2020…

KrisEnergy's Ang Becomes Permanent CFO

May 19, 2020

Southeast Asia-focused oil company KrisEnergy has appointed Joanne Ang, currently the Group’s interim Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”), as a permanent CFO.“The Board has reviewed and considered the qualifications, relevant experience and past performance of Ms…

Neal D. Shah Assumes Kosmos Energy CFO Position

May 12, 2020

Oil and gas firm Kosmos Energy on Monday said that Neal D. Shah would become the company’s Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer effective May 11, 2020.The management change comes following Kosmos Energy's announcement back in February that Thomas P…

New Round of Layoffs at Maersk Drilling

May 07, 2020

Offshore drilling company Maersk Drilling has announced a new wave of layoffs and has revised its financial guidance for 2020, citing oil and gas companies' budget cuts and delays and cancellations in offshore drilling tenders.As previously reported…

Cairn Chairman to Retire

May 07, 2020

London-listed oil and gas company Cairn Energy has said that its Chairman Ian Tyler has informed the company of his intention to retire.'Cairn announces that its Chairman, Ian Tyler, has indicated to the Board that, having served on the Board for seven years…

TechnipFMC Cutting Jobs in Norway

May 05, 2020

Franco-American oil services company TechnipFMC plans to cut up to 700 jobs across its sites in Norway due to the turbulent oil market situation, a spokesman for the company said on Tuesday.TechnipFMC, whose customers include major oil companies…

EnQuest to Axe 530 Jobs in UK

Apr 29, 2020

UK oil and gas producer EnQuest is planning workforce reductions in the UK as some of its North Sea fields are expected to cease production, while others will remain shut as part of a recently announced cost-cutting initiative.When it comes to the planned workforce cuts…

UK: Around 30,000 Offshore Oil & Gas Jobs at Risk

Apr 29, 2020

Up to 30,000 jobs could be lost in the UK's offshore oil sector as companies grapple with the effects of the coronavirus pandemic and a 20 year low in oil prices and a 14 year low for gas, Oil & Gas UK has warned.The industry is expected to see a dramatic reduction in revenue…

UK Offshore Workers Call for Gov't to Invest in Oil Projects

Apr 27, 2020

British unions representing offshore workers said on Monday the government should invest taxpayer money directly into oil and gas projects to save the sector rather than extend welfare payments to furloughed staff.In a joint statement, the unions said they expected around 3…

DOF Chairman to Resign after 18 Years in Position

Apr 27, 2020

Norwegian offshore vessel operator DOF has said Helge Møgster will be resigning from the Board of Directors in DOF ASA following the upcoming ordinary General Meeting, after 18 years in the role as Chairman. He will also resign as chairman in DOF Subsea AS…

Dolphin Drilling names HSEQ Director

Apr 24, 2020

Offshore drilling contractor Dolphin Drilling has appointed Marianne Leiknes Ulriksen in the new role of Director HSEQ.Joining the company from PSW Group, she will be reporting directly to CEO Bjørnar Iversen, who made the announcement of the HSEQ Director appointment via social media…

Equinor Exploration Manager Steps Down to Take New Role

Apr 22, 2020

Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor has informed that its executive vice president Exploration Tim Dodson will step down as executive vice president Exploration, a role he held since 2011.In what Equinor said was a planned change to the leadership of Exploration…

Danish Offshore Wind Turbine Builder Lays Off 400 Workers

Apr 21, 2020

Danish offshore wind turbine manufacturer Vestas will lay off 400 workers in Denmark and elsewhere in Europe and stop work on certain projects, citing the goal to „to ensure a strong focus on execution and long-term competitiveness,” and the impact of COVID-19…

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