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Repsol Posts to Second Straight Annual Loss but Q4 Income Cheers

Feb 18, 2021

Spanish energy group Repsol posted on Thursday forecast-beating fourth-quarter adjusted income, pushing its shares up even though write-downs on the value of oil and gas assets dragged it to a second consecutive annual net loss. Curbs on mobility…

Technip Energies Shares Soar on First Trading Day

Feb 16, 2021

Shares in Technip Energies skyrocketed on Tuesday, the first trading day after Franco-American oilfield company TechnipFMC split its engineering and construction activities from its upstream oil services business.Shares were up 31.5% at 11.83 euros at 0901 GMT ($14…

Vestas Appoints Asia Pacific Regional President

Feb 16, 2021

Wind turbine maker Vestas - which last week announced it would build the world's largest offshore wind turbine - said Monday it had appointed Purvin Patel as Regional President of Asia Pacific, to strengthen its presence and market position in strategic and fast-growing markets in the region…

Apache Appoints Ex-BP Upstream Chief to its Board

Feb 10, 2021

Oil and gas company Apache Corporation on Wednesday appointed Lamar McKay, former BP upstream chief, to its board of directors.McKay, 62, served as the chief transition officer of BP p.l.c. (BP) from October 2019 until his retirement in December 2020…

Aker BP Man to Take Over as OKEA CEO

Feb 09, 2021

Norwegian oil and gas company OKEA said Tuesday it has appointed Svein J. Liknes as new CEO of OKEA.OKEA said that Erik Haugane (68) the founder and current CEO of OKEA  has been in discussion with the Board about his succession 'for some time'…

Independent Oil and Gas Names New COO

Feb 08, 2021

Independent Oil and Gas (IOG), and oil and gas company focused on the UK North Sea, has has appointed David Gibson as its new Chief Operating Officer.'David has extensive relevant North Sea engineering and project management experience over a near 30-year energy industry career…

USA: BOEM Names New Director

Feb 08, 2021

The U.S. offshore energy industry regulator Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) on Friday announced Amanda Lefton would be its new Director.Lefton most recently served as First Assistant Secretary for Energy and the Environment for New York…

Equinor's Gürtner Named Co-Chair of OGUK Board

Feb 05, 2021

Arne Gürtner, Senior Vice President UK & Ireland Offshore at Equinor has been named Co-chair of OGUK board. OGUK is the representative body for the UK oil and gas industry.Announcing Gürtner's appointment, OGUK said he brings with him a wealth of industry experience…

Maersk Supply Service Names New CFO

Feb 02, 2021

Michael Koefoed will take on the role of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in the Danish offshore vessel operator Maersk Supply Service, effective March 15, 2021.Koefoed, currently Head of Funding and Markets in A.P. Møller-Maersk, will replace…

Deep Wind Offshore Names Chief Commercial Officer

Feb 01, 2021

Deep Wind Offshore, a Norwegian offshore wind company formed last month, has appointed Hans Petter Øvrevik as its Chief Commercial Officer (CCO).Øvrevik has more than 16 years of experience in the offshore industry, including roles in Aker Solutions and Aker Offshore Wind…

DeepOcean Winds Down Its UK Cable Lay & Trenching Business

Jan 26, 2021

Subsea services company DeepOcean has completed the wind-down of its UK Cable Lay & Trenching business.DeepOcean had in November 2020 said it had started a restructuring process in relation to three UK subsidiaries in its Cable Laying and Trenching business (the “CL&T Group”)…

Subsea Battery Developer EC-OG Names Chairman to Help it Grow

Jan 25, 2021

Aberdeen-based subsea battery developer EC-OG has appointed Bob MacDonald, a former Wood Group man - now Wood - as Chairman.MacDonald previously served as Chief Executive Officer of the Specialist Technology Solutions (STS) business for energy services specialist Wood…

Offshore Wind Head Leaving Equinor for Aker Solutions' Renewables Division

Jan 20, 2021

Stephen Bull, Equinor's senior vice president responsible for offshore wind operations in the North Sea, is leaving the company and will join the Norwegian offshore services firm Aker Solutions.Bull, who was last year re-elected RenewableUK Chair…

Gilmore Names New CEO. Targets Acquisitions

Jan 20, 2021

Gilmore, a U.S.-based flow control solutions provider for the oil and gas industry, has appointed David Nemetz as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).The company is a subsidiary of Aberdeen-headquartered Proserv and provides flow control products and equipment for the drilling…

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…

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