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Amprion Sets Out North Sea Offshore Wind Grid Vision

Jun 24, 2020

German power grid company Amprion on Wednesday unveiled long-term plans for joint European offshore wind links in the North Sea and announced a trebling of spending in the next 10 years.Amprion, with 11,000 kilometers of high voltage transmission lines in western Germany, is the second biggest of four regulated operators of grids criss-crossing the country and offshore, which fund themselves via consumer fees…

Hurricane Energy's COO Passes Away

Jul 06, 2020

London-listed oil and gas company Hurricane Energy has announced that Neil Platt, its Chief Operations Officer, passed away on Sunday, July 5.'Hurricane's Board of Directors extends its deepest condolences and sympathies to Neil's family at…

North Star Names New CEO. Sets Up Offshore Wind Business

Jul 06, 2020

UK-focused offshore support vessel owner North Star has appointed Mathew Gordon as its new chief executive.Gordon will take over the CEO position this month from Callum Bruce, who is stepping down as chief executive after 34 years in the business…

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…

Survivex Launches Offshore Wind Training in Aberdeen

Jun 30, 2020

UK-based safety training provider Survivex has launched GWO wind training in Aberdeen to service Scotland’s growing offshore wind industry. The first courses will run from July 6, onwards.Survivex said Tuesday that it had invested over £100…

China's Sinopec Starts Hiring for New Risk Management Unit

Jun 29, 2020

China Petrochemical Corp, or Sinopec Group, has started hiring for six top management positions for a new commodities risk management unit, according to a statement posted on the state energy company's official wechat account on Sunday.Formally…

Hunting Slashes 25% of Workforce

Jun 29, 2020

Oilfield services group Hunting Plc has cut its workforce by a fourth as low oil prices and weak demand slammed most of its business units in the second quarter, the company said on Monday.The manufacturer and services provider, which had 2…

Parkwind CEO Becomes Chairman of Belgian Offshore Platform

Jun 26, 2020

The Board of Directors of the Belgian Offshore Platform (BOP), Belgium's offshore wind industry body, has appointed François Van Leeuw as chairman.François Van Leeuw is co-CEO of Parkwind, a holding company of Colruyt Group that currently operates…

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…

Norwegian Petroleum Directorate Names New Senior Management Team

Jun 25, 2020

The Norwegian oil and gas regulator Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has appointed new senior management team.'The six directors who will make up the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate’s senior management team along with Director General Ingrid Sølvberg have now been employed…

Tendeka VP Joins OGTC Board

Jun 25, 2020

Aberdeen-based Oil & Gas Technology Centre (OGTC) has appointed Tendeka’s VP for Europe, Russia, CIS & Africa, Gillian King, to its Board of Directors.'Gillian has worked in the oil and gas industry for almost 20 years and is passionate about new technology…

U.S. Oil Firms Hit Brakes on Return-to-work as Virus Cases Soar

Jun 25, 2020

U.S. energy companies slammed the brakes on returning staff to their Houston offices as COVID-19 cases soared and top hospitals warned they could soon run out of beds for the most severely ill patients.A record number of new illnesses in Texas…

deugro Names Hutchinson VP – Oil & Gas Logistics

Jun 24, 2020

Freight forwarding and project logistics solutions provider deugro has named Jessica Hutchison as Vice President Global Key Accounts – Oil & Gas Logistics.She is responsible for managing and developing deugro’s portfolio of global key accounts within the Oilfield Services division…

Coleman Expects to Stay Woodside CEO for a Few More Years

Jun 23, 2020

Woodside Petroleum Chief Executive Peter Coleman expects to remain in the top job for around two or three more years, with the company grappling with a review of its project timeline and possible acquisitions, he said on Tuesday.While the company weighs acquisitions…

Polarcus Cuts 20% of Workforce

Jun 22, 2020

Offshore seismic services provider Polarcus is reducing its headcount further by 20 percent, the company said Monday, citing the market uncertainty and bleak near-term outlook caused by low oil prices and COVID-19.Oslo-listed Polarcus had on…

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