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Vår Energi Names New CEO

Jan 06, 2021

Norwegian oil company Vår Energi has appointed Torger Rød as the company’s new CEO. Rød will take over from Kristin F. Kragseth who has recently accepted the position as CEO of Petoro, the management company for the Norwegian state-owned oil and gas interests. Rød has spent the last 22 years working with Equinor (formerly Statoil) both in Norway and internationally, most recently as the Head of Safety and Security and before this as the SVP Project Development…

SIMEC Atlantis Energy Names New CEO

Jan 14, 2021

Tidal energy developer SIMEC Atlantis Energy has appointed Graham Reid as the new Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Atlantis.He will take over from Tim Cornelius who has agreed to take up a new role as a Senior Adviser to the Group and…

Subsea 7 Director Passes Away

Jan 13, 2021

Offshore installation company Subsea 7 said Tuesday that Allen Stevens, the company's non-executive director, and senior independent director, passed away on January 10, 2021.Stevens started in the shipping industry in financial planning at Sea Land Service Inc…

TechnipFMC CFO Resigns. Replacement Named

Jan 13, 2021

Oilfield services giant TechnipFMC has appointed Alf Melin Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective January 25, 2021. He will take the position from Maryann Mannen who has decided to resign, also effective January 25, 2021…

Fugro CFO Verhagen Steps Down

Jan 12, 2021

Dutch offshore services company Fugro announced its chief financial officer (CFO) Paul Verhagen has decided to leave the company.Verhagen, who joined Fugro as CFO and member of the Board of Management in 2014, will step down after the annual meeting of shareholders on April 22…

Offshore Wind Consultancy OWC Names APAC Director

Jan 12, 2021

International offshore wind consultancy firm OWC has appointed Tom Whittle to its newly created role of Asia Pacific regional director.In 2018, OWC, an independent consultant offering project development services, owner’s engineering and technical due diligence to the offshore renewables sector…

Former Noble Energy COO Joins Marathon Oil Board

Jan 12, 2021

Marathon Oil has informed that Brent Smolik has been elected to the company's board of directors, effective January 11, 2021.Smolik, 59, has over 35 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, including senior executive leadership roles at Noble Energy Corporation…

Bowleven Names Chairman

Jan 11, 2021

Africa-focused oil and gas exploration company Bowleven, working to bring online the Etinde gas condensate field, off Cameroon, has appointed Jack Arnoff as Non-Executive Chairman with immediate effect. Arnoff is currently a Non-Executive Director of Bowleven…

Hamworthy Names New CEO

Jan 11, 2021

Singapore-based marine and offshore pump manufacturer Hamworthy Pumps has appointed Hans Christiaan Laheij, 48, as its new CEO.The new CEO will join the company on January 15, 2021. He has recently worked with German propulsion specialist Schottel in the position of Deputy CEO & President Marine…

Nigerian Oil Company Lekoil Loses Board Fight with Metallon

Jan 08, 2021

Shareholders of London-listed Nigerian oil company Lekoil voted on Friday to approve an investor's bid to add three members to the company's board, in the culmination of a bitter dispute between its founder and its biggest shareholder.The dispute…

ADES CFO to Step Down

Jan 08, 2021

Oil and gas drilling contractor ADES has informed that its CFO Khaled Hassan has decided to resign to pursue other interests.'Mr. Hassan has decided to step down from his position to pursue a greater role outside of the Group. To ensure an orderly transition…

Ithaca Energy Taps Crawford as CFO

Jan 07, 2021

Independent oil and gas company Ithaca Energy on Thursday announced the appointment of David Crawford as chief financial officer, taking over the role from predecessor Graham Forbes who will be leaving Ithaca, effective February1.Crawford is…

Eco Wave Power Commences Grid Connection Works in Israel

Jan 07, 2021

While wave power is still in its infancy relative to offshore wind in the renewable power space, several companies are making step changes that are geared to lead this power source to utlity scale. One Swedish company making the move is Eco Wave Power…

Scorpio Bulkers to Change Name to Eneti

Jan 06, 2021

Scorpio Bulkers announced Wednesday that it intends to change its name to Eneti Inc. as the company plans its pivot from dry bulk shipping to offshore wind farm construction and services.The name change, which remains subject to approval at a February 3 shareholders meeting…

Opinion: Biden Administration Can Align with Offshore Energy

Jan 06, 2021

Economic recovery. Climate change. Racial equity. COVID-19. These four issues are at the core of President-elect Joe Biden’s Day 1 priorities. Separately, each issue seems like a monumental challenge with no easy solution. But there is a path…

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