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Offshore Wind Giant Ørsted Names New CEO

Sep 09, 2020

Ørsted, one of the world's largest offshore wind developers, has elected Mads Nipper as its new CEO. He will take over from Henrik Poulsen who recently announced the decision to step down.Nipper, currently CEO and President of Grundfos, one of the largest pump manufacturers in the world, will take over as Ørsted CEO on January 1, 2020. Both companies are based in Denmark.Commenting on the election of the new CEO…

Well-Safe Buys Seadrill Rig for North Sea P&A. Move to Create 100 New Jobs

Sep 14, 2020

UK-based offshore decommissioning company Well-Safe Solutions has bought Seadrill's 1993-built West Epsilon jack-up rig, in a move that the company says will create a 100 new jobs.This will be Well-Safe's second rig in the fleet following the…

Kraken Adds Offshore Exec Sam Allen as Advisor

Aug 12, 2020

Canada-based Kraken Robotics announced that it has hired longtime offshore industry executive Sam Allen as a strategic advisor to help the marine technology company refine its strategy for the international offshore energy market.Allen was President…

Oilfield Services Employment Diving to 10-Year Low

Aug 12, 2020

Oilfield services sector is set to reach the lowest total workforce count in over 10 years, as a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic, low oil prices, and cuts in spending by the oil companies.'The oil market turmoil brought on by Covid-19 has…

Talos CEO Becomes Vice-Chairman of U.S. Offshore Industry Body NOIA

Jul 30, 2020

Tim Duncan, CEO of Talos, an oil and gas company focused on exploration and production in the Gulf of Mexico, has been appointed Vice Chairman of the U.S. National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA).Duncan will join NOIA Chairman and Halliburton…

Massachusetts Institutions Get Grants for Offshore Wind Workforce Training

Jul 24, 2020

Massachusetts' Baker-Polito administration has this week announced $1.3 million in grants to nine Massachusetts institutions and organizations to establish or expand workforce training and development programs that support the state’s emerging offshore wind industry…

Petrobras: 10,000 People Accept Voluntary Buyouts

Jul 02, 2020

Some 10,000 employees of Brazil's Petrobras, or 22% of its workforce, have accepted voluntary buyouts, Chief Executive Roberto Castello Branco said on Wednesday, as the state-run oil company intensifies its quest to slim down and refocus on core businesses…

Shell Taps Danos for U.S. Gulf of Mexico Workforce

Jun 25, 2020

U.S. oilfield services provider Danos has won a contract with Shell to provide a production workforce across Shell production assets in the Gulf of Mexico.The assets to be covered by the agreement include Appomattox, Auger, Enchilada, Salsa…

Neptune Energy Plans to Let 400 Office Workers Go

Jun 19, 2020

Oil and gas company Neptune Energy is looking to reduce its workforce by 400 positions, half of which are contractor roles, citing the impact of the COVID-19 and a drop in oil prices.'We anticipate approximately 400 roles across nine countries to be impacted by these proposals…

LOC Names Houston DP Manager

Jun 01, 2020

Engineering and marine consultancy LOC Group has appointed Steve Mason as DP Manager to LOC Houston.Mason joins LOC Houston from the offshore vessel company Hornbeck Offshore, where he was a Master for 8 years.'[Mason's] appointment will further…

More than a Million of Oilfield Services Jobs at Stake

Mar 26, 2020

More than a million jobs in the oilfield service industry (OFS) are expected to be cut in 2020 due to low project volumes brought upon by the Covid-19 epidemic and the ongoing oil price war, Norway's energy intelligence firm Rystad Energy said…

Tens of Thousands of Offshore Jobs at Risk, UK Union Warns

Mar 19, 2020

UK-based offshore energy workers' union RMT has called for the government to help preserve the offshore oil and gas industry and jobs amid the coronavirus and the oil price rout.RMT has warned that oil price wars and a public health pandemic…

Harvey Gulf Hires Dunn as Subsea VP

Jan 21, 2020

Harvey Gulf International Marine announced it has hired John Dunn as Vice President of Subsea Vessel Operations, as the US-based services firm looks to grow its subsea business.Dunn, formerly of Oceaneering, has been hired as a member of Harvey…

Offshore Wind Jobs Act Headed to House Floor

Jan 20, 2020

The House Natural Resources Committee has advanced the Offshore Wind Jobs and Opportunity Act, which was authored by Bourne Congressman Bill Keating and cosponsored by Congressman Joe Kennedy III.The legislation will provide funding for educational…

Noble Corp Names Butz CFO

Dec 26, 2019

London-headquartered offshore drilling contractor Noble Corporation has appointed Stephen M. Butz as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective December 19, 2019.From 2014 until its merger with Ensco plc, Butz served as…

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