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Chevron Doubles Noble Deal Synergies Target, Reaffirms Lower Spending Plans

Mar 09, 2021

Chevron Corp on Tuesday reaffirmed its lower spending plans, doubled the targeted savings from its Noble Energy deal, and unveiled new carbon intensity reduction goals, hoping to woo investors seeking higher returns and lower environmental impact…

Seismic Firm TGS Makes Organizational Changes. Names Energy Transition Head

Mar 08, 2021

Norwegian seismic company TGS, which provides seismic data to oil and gas exploration companies, on Friday said it had implemented organizational changes to support its strategic plan announced in February, which included an establishment of…

Petrobras Board Calls for Meeting to Oust CEO

Feb 24, 2021

The board of Brazilian state-run oil company Petrobras on Tuesday called an extraordinary shareholders' meeting, a move that all but guarantees the exit of Chief Executive Roberto Castello Branco.In a statement, Petroleo Brasileiro SA, as the company is officially known…

UK-based Enermech Eyes Oil & Gas Work in Mozambique

Feb 23, 2021

Aberdeen-based energy industry services company EnerMech has appointed Celestino Maússe to the newly created role of Mozambique country manager as the company seeks to expand its business as local activity ramps up.In his new role, Enermech said…

Galp Sees Q4 Profit Drop 98%, Slashes Dividend

Feb 22, 2021

Portugal's oil and gas company Galp Energia cut its dividend payout by half on Monday after posting a 98% plunge in fourth-quarter net profit as the coronavirus pandemic hammered refining margins and output fell.The company said it would propose a dividend of 0…

Report: Brazil's President Pressing for Petrobras CEO Resignation

Feb 19, 2021

The chief executive of Brazil's state-led oil company Petrobras is trying to fight off President Jair Bolsonaro's bid to oust him over his insistence on raising gasoline prices in line with international market hikes, two sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Friday…

Shearwater Looking to Recruit Source, Towing & Handling Manager

Feb 19, 2021

Marine seismic player Shearwater is on the lookout for a Source, Towing & Handling Manager.The company, which owns a fleet of 23 seismic vessels, has shared information via social media and on its career website and said this would be a full-time position…

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…

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