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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…

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…

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…

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…

Ramboll COO, CIO Leave to Take On CEO Roles Elsewhere

Jan 05, 2021

Danish offshore engineering group Ramboll has recently announced that said its Group Chief Operating Officer Markku Moilanen and Group Chief Innovation Officer Hilde Tonne would both leave the company to take on CEO positions elsewhere.Markku Moilanen will be joining YIT Corporation as CEO…

Borr Drilling Names New CFO

Dec 28, 2020

Offshore drilling contractor Borr Drilling has appointed Magnus Vaaler as its new Chief Financial Officer, replacing Christoph Bausch with effect from December 28, 2020.Vaaler currently serves as VP of Investor Relations and Treasury in the company…

Biden Set to Announce Picks for Core Climate and Energy Jobs

Dec 16, 2020

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden is close to announcing a slate of Cabinet nominees who will be central to his administration’s sweeping plan to fight climate change, according to sources familiar with the matter.The picks include a diverse list of nominees to head the departments of Energy…

Premier Oil CEO Steps Down from Board Ahead of Chrysaor Merger. New Company Name Revealed

Dec 16, 2020

UK-based oil and gas company Premier Oil, which is set to merge with rival Chrysaor, said Wednesday that its CEO Tony Durrant had stepped down from the Board of Directors, and would step down as CEO at the end of the month.Richard Rose will be the Interim Chief Executive from January 1…

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