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Offshore Drilling Firm Valaris Hands Dibowitz Permanent CEO Role

2 hours ago

Offshore drilling company Valaris has appointed Anton Dibowitz as President and Chief Executive Officer.Dibowitz, a former Seadrill CEO, has been serving as interim President and Chief Executive Officer of Valaris since September 3, 2021, after the previous CEO Tom Burke stepped down.Elizabeth Leykum, Chair of the Board of Valaris: 'Anton has done a tremendous job leading Valaris over the past three…

Oil CEOs Say Transition from Fossil Fuels to Renewables Could Be 'Messy'

Dec 08, 2021

A coming transition from oil and gas to renewables will be 'messy' for many years and lead to sharp energy price volatility as demand and supply clash, top energy executives said on Tuesday.The World Petroleum Congress, a gathering to discuss the future of oil and gas and explore new technologies…

BP's Comms EVP Morrell Joins Disney

Dec 08, 2021

Walt Disney Co on Tuesday named former Pentagon press secretary Geoff Morrell to the newly created position of chief corporate affairs officer, overseeing corporate communications, government relations, and global public policy.Morrell is currently…

Maersk Training Names New CEO. Eyes Growth in Maritime and Offshore Markets

Dec 08, 2021

Maersk Training has named David Skov as its new CEO as the firm looks to expand its presence in the worldwide offshore energy and maritime markets.Skov was previously Regional Head of Terminals, Africa & Middle East at APM Terminals, part of A…

UK's ORE Catapult Names New Chair

Dec 07, 2021

Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult, the UK’s leading research and innovation center for offshore wind, wave, and tidal energy, has appointed Ronnie Bonnar as its new Chair, taking over from Colin Hood with effect from December 8, 2021…

Nippon Foundation, DeepStar Launch Joint Decarbonization R&D Program

Dec 06, 2021

The Nippon Foundation signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the offshore technology development consortium DeepStar to establish a joint research and development program focused on decarbonization in offshore oil and gas, with a focus on renewable energy and the environment…

Ex-UN Economist Joins Wood Mackenzie as Head of Carbon Research

Dec 06, 2021

Energy industry intelligence firm Wood Mackenzie has appointed Elena Belletti as Head of Carbon Research within the company’s Energy Transition Practice.Based in Madrid, Elena joins Verisk-owned Wood Mackenzuie from the United Nations (UN) Headquarters…

Unite: Around 300 UK North Sea Workers Set to Go on Strike from Dec 6

Dec 03, 2021

Some 300 UK North Sea workers working for Ponticelli UK and Semco Maritime, serving TotalEnergies' UK North Sea platforms, will take industrial action starting Monday, December 6, following a dispute over cuts to terms & conditions, workers' union Unite said…

Vår Energi CEO Joins Norwegian Oil and Gas Association Board

Dec 03, 2021

Norwegian oil firm Vår Energi's CEO Torger Rød has been appointed a new board member of the Norwegian Oil and Gas Association (NOROG).Norwegian Oil and Gas Association is an employer and interest organization for companies that operate or are suppliers to oil and gas activities…

OMV Hires Maersk Drilling Jack-up for HPHT Well Offshore Norway

Dec 03, 2021

Danish drilling contractor Maersk Drilling has won a one-well contract for its jack-up drilling rig Maersk Intrepid with OMV in Norway.OMV will use the rig to drill a high pressure, high-temperature exploration well in the Oswig prospect in…

Singapore's Temasek Working with Portfolio Firms in Green Transition

Dec 02, 2021

Singapore state investor Temasek is working with its portfolio companies to help them become more green as advancing sustainability goals becomes the new normal, the firm's chief sustainability officer said on Thursday.Temasek, with a portfolio valued at S$381 billion ($278…

Lundin Energy Norway Names New Managing Director

Dec 02, 2021

Kristin Færøvik, Managing Director of Lundin Energy Norway, a Norwegian subsidiary of the Swedish oil firm Lundin, will retire from her position on December 31, 2021. Morten Grini has been appointed as the new Managing Director from January 1…

Noreco CEO Resigns

Nov 29, 2021

David B. Cook, the Chief Executive Officer of the oil and gas company Noreco, has resigned from his position and from the company board of directors.Noreco, which is working with TotalEnergies to redevelop the Tyra offshore gas field in Denmark…

New Worley Chief Financial Officer Set to Assume Role Next Week

Nov 26, 2021

Australian engineering firm Worley said Thursday that Tiernan O'Rourke would assume the position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) on November 29.O'Rourke's appointment was announced back in August when Worley said he'd start in the position 'later this calendar year…

Bob Black Joins EC-OG Board

Nov 25, 2021

EC-OG, developer of energy management and storage technologies for the energy industry, has appointed Bob Black as a non-executive director on its Board. He will act as the Board representative of EC-OG’s investors Par Equity.Bob has 30 years…

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