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Shell Picks Renewables Boss Sawan as New CEO. Van Beurden to Step Down at 2022 End

Sep 15, 2022

Shell has turned to the head of its gas and renewables business to drive its transition to a lower-carbon future, picking Wael Sawan to replace Ben van Beurden as chief executive.  Sawan's appointment comes at a pivotal time for the oil giant, which is aiming to reduce emissions to net zero by 2050 and moving away from fossil fuels even as Europe looks to fossil fuels to survive a growing energy crisis…

Lyne Steps Into Chief Commercial Officer Role at Valaris

Sep 26, 2022

Offshore drilling contractor Valaris on Monday announced that Matt Lyne has commenced his role as senior vice president and chief commercial officer, having been appointed to the role in late May.Lyne previously served as chief commercial and strategy officer at rival Seadrill…

Archer Wins $50m Platform Drilling Contract

Sep 25, 2022

Archer secured a five year contract for the provision of platform drilling operations and maintenance services on seven installations with a U.K. North Sea operator.The new contract will commence November 1, 2022, in direct continuation of the…

Stephen Chazen, Long-time Occidental Petroleum Executive, Dies at 76

Sep 23, 2022

Stephen Chazen, who rose to the top of Occidental Petroleum OXY.N during a lengthy career and after his retirement started and ran a Texas shale-oil producer, has died aged 76 after an illness.Chazen was chief executive and chairman of Houston-based Magnolia Oil and Gas Corp…

Johnson Tapped to Lead Rovco's US Expansion

Sep 22, 2022

Rovco, a provider of subsea robotics and hydrographic survey solutions to the marine renewable and wider energy sectors, has its sights set on supporting the energy transition in the US market with the strategic appointment of Mitchell (Mitch) Johnson as the company’s new Director – Americas…

Petrobras' CEO Diagnosed with Cancer -Local Media

Sep 16, 2022

Brazilian oil company Petrobras' Chief Executive Caio Paes de Andrade has been diagnosed with cancer, local media reported.The executive has started treatment to fight a head and neck carcinoma, according to the reports, citing a Petrobras internal statement…

Allseas Founder Edward Heerema Hands Over The Reins to Son Pieter

Sep 16, 2022

Edward Heerema, founder and president of the offshore installation services firm Allseas, has decided to step aside after nearly forty years at the helm. His eldest son Pieter will assume the role of president of the Allseas Group. According to Allseas…

Twin Brothers Appoints Theriot VP

Sep 14, 2022

Twin Brothers Marine (TB), which is in heavy steel fabrication for the oil & gas, infrastructure and renewables industries, appointed Wayne P. Theriot as vice president of finance.Theriot will be based in Louisiana and joins TB from TTMK Holdings…

ClassNK, Maersk Training in Offshore Wind Workforce Training Pact

Sep 13, 2022

Japanese ship classification society ClassNK has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Maersk Training A/S regarding training for offshore wind farm operators and education for alternative fuel ship crews.'With the signing of the MOU, the…

WAGO Promotes Cox to New Automation Position

Sep 12, 2022

WAGO, a developer of connection systems in electrical engineering and electronics, announced it has named Jesse Cox as Director of Automation Sales Engineering and Development.Cox has been with WAGO for 10 years, most recently as the Senior Sales and Application Engineer for Linux and IIoT…

Head of Mexico's Oil Regulator Quits

Sep 09, 2022

Mexican senators will consider a new head of the country's powerful oil regulator, according to legal announcements to lawmakers dated Wednesday and Thursday, after the current head abruptly resigned.National Hydrocarbons Commission (CNH) President…

Head of Croatian Oil and Gas Company INA to Resign

Sep 07, 2022

Croatian oil and gas company INA said on Wednesday Sandor Fasimon, president of INA's management board, is to step down from his post.Last month, Croatian authorities accused an organised crime gang of defrauding INA of 1 billion kuna ($131…

Shell's CEO Ben van Beurden Prepares to Step Down Next Year

Sep 02, 2022

Shell has shortlisted four candidates to succeed Chief Executive Ben van Beurden who is preparing to step down next year after nearly a decade at the helm of the giant energy firm, two company sources told Reuters.During his tenure, van Beurden…

Repsol Sinopec Names Foucart as New CEO

Sep 01, 2022

Repsol Sinopec Resources UK has appointed Nicolas Foucart as its new CEO, effective Thursday, September 1, 2022.Foucart replaces Jose Luis Muñoz, who held the post from April 2020. Muñoz is relocating to Spain upon being appointed Director of Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) for Repsol in Madrid…

Swire Energy Services Names Wind Division Head

Sep 01, 2022

Energy services provider Swire Energy Services has appointed Claus Rødsgaard as Head of Operations, in a newly created role for the Wind Division.Rødsgaard will support and oversee operational activity within the Swire Energy  Services (SES) Wind Division and will be based in Lystrup…

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