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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. Most cuts will come from shale servicesAccording to Rystad, more than 5 million people are employed in the OFS sector globally at present and Rystad Energy’s estimates show that this year alone…

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…

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…

ERSG Wins Asian Offshore Wind Contracts

Dec 04, 2019

Specialist energy recruiters for offshore wind, ERSG  has won a tender to be the sole supplier of fabrication management personnel to two undisclosed offshore wind farms in Asia.Additionally, the Wind industry specialist recruiter has also agreed…

ROVOP to Hold Open Day for Graduates

Nov 26, 2019

Subsea robotics company ROVOP is set to host its annual graduate open day at its Aberdeen headquarters, inviting final year university students to learn about its two-year program, taking place on Wednesday December 4.Attendees will have the…

New Offshore Wind Launch Academy in UK

Oct 22, 2019

Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult, the UK's flagship technology innovation and research center for offshore wind, wave and tidal energy, has launched a new industry-backed national technology accelerator program.The program is designed…

Online Tool Helps Assess Drilling Safety

Oct 18, 2019

A newly created online assessment tool aims to help drilling employers reinforce the competency of roustabouts.Developed as part of the OPITO Skills Screening online tool, a comprehensive question bank has been created by the International Association…

Deep Down Taps Simmons as COO

Sep 17, 2019

Offshore equipment and services company Deep Down said it has appointed Micah Simmons as Chief Operating Officer, a new role at the company. Simmons' appointment is part of a broader management realignment effort initiated last month, which…

Oil, Gas Jobs Moves from Shale to Offshore

Jul 31, 2019

With offshore market gaining momentum the main driver of employment is shifting from shale to offshore.According to new analysis by energy research firm Rystad Energy, increased activity in onshore shale basins such as the Permian in the US…

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