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Shell Picks Renewables Boss Sawan as New CEO. Van Beurden to Step Down at 2022 End

Sep 15, 2022

Shell has turned to the head of its gas and renewables business to drive its transition to a lower-carbon future, picking Wael Sawan to replace Ben van Beurden as chief executive.  Sawan's appointment comes at a pivotal time for the oil giant, which is aiming to reduce emissions to net zero by 2050 and moving away from fossil fuels even as Europe looks to fossil fuels to survive a growing energy crisis…

Germany Nationalises Gas Group Uniper in Scramble to Secure Supply

Sep 21, 2022

Germany confirmed the nationalization of struggling gas importer Uniper at a cost of 8 billion euros ($7.9 billion) on Wednesday as it scrambles to secure power for Europe's largest economy after Russia cut back supplies.Nationalizing Germany's…

Petrobras' CEO Diagnosed with Cancer -Local Media

Sep 16, 2022

Brazilian oil company Petrobras' Chief Executive Caio Paes de Andrade has been diagnosed with cancer, local media reported.The executive has started treatment to fight a head and neck carcinoma, according to the reports, citing a Petrobras internal statement…

Allseas Founder Edward Heerema Hands Over The Reins to Son Pieter

Sep 16, 2022

Edward Heerema, founder and president of the offshore installation services firm Allseas, has decided to step aside after nearly forty years at the helm. His eldest son Pieter will assume the role of president of the Allseas Group. According to Allseas…

Dolphin Drilling Lists on Norwegian Stock Market

Sep 15, 2022

Offshore drilling rig contractor Dolphin Drilling has confirmed that it will be activated on the Euronext N-OTC list as of Thursday, September 15, 2022.The listing is the first step towards a public listing of the Company on Euronext Growth Oslo by the end of October…

FACTBOX-Who is Shell's New CEO Sawan?

Sep 15, 2022

Shell named Wael Sawan, head of its integrated gas and renewables division, on Thursday as the group's chief executive officer, replacing Ben van Beurden, with the energy major at the cusp of a transition to cleaner energy.Sawan, 48, currently oversees Shell's growth into low carbon energies…

Tihami Rejoins DNV as New Head of Ventures, Energy Systems

Sep 15, 2022

DNV has informed that Michele Tihami has rejoined DNV as Head of  Ventures, Scaling, and Partnerships to bolster the innovation and growth expertise of the company. In this role Tihami will focus on developing merger opportunities for the Energy Systems business area in DNV…

Tullow Oil to Delist from Euronext Dublin Bourse

Sep 13, 2022

Africa-focused Tullow Oil said on Monday it would exit Ireland's Euronext Dublin bourse on or around Oct. 10 to cut costs.'It is anticipated the delisting will simplify compliance and regulatory obligations of Tullow and is in line with an overall objective to reduce central costs and its purpose…

Halliburton Completes Sale of Russia Operations

Sep 09, 2022

Oilfield services firm Halliburton Co said on Thursday it has completed the sale of its Russia operations and no longer operates in the country.In March, Halliburton suspended its operations in the country in response to U.S. sanctions over…

Head of Croatian Oil and Gas Company INA to Resign

Sep 07, 2022

Croatian oil and gas company INA said on Wednesday Sandor Fasimon, president of INA's management board, is to step down from his post.Last month, Croatian authorities accused an organised crime gang of defrauding INA of 1 billion kuna ($131…

Equinor Completes Russia Exit

Sep 02, 2022

Equinor has completed its exit from Russia, the Norwegian energy group said on Friday, delivering on a promise made after Russia's invasion of Ukraine in February.This marks the first full, orderly exit from Russia by an international oil and gas company as pressure to leave mounts on others…

Ashtead Technology Names Gillespie as Commercial Director

Sep 02, 2022

UK-based subsea equipment rental and solutions specialist Ashtead Technology has named Bob Gillespie as Commercial Director. Gillespie most recently worked for the Norwegian offshore installation services firm Havfram where he was UK Managing Director…

Shell's CEO Ben van Beurden Prepares to Step Down Next Year

Sep 02, 2022

Shell has shortlisted four candidates to succeed Chief Executive Ben van Beurden who is preparing to step down next year after nearly a decade at the helm of the giant energy firm, two company sources told Reuters.During his tenure, van Beurden…

Repsol Sinopec Names Foucart as New CEO

Sep 01, 2022

Repsol Sinopec Resources UK has appointed Nicolas Foucart as its new CEO, effective Thursday, September 1, 2022.Foucart replaces Jose Luis Muñoz, who held the post from April 2020. Muñoz is relocating to Spain upon being appointed Director of Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) for Repsol in Madrid…

Swire Energy Services Names Wind Division Head

Sep 01, 2022

Energy services provider Swire Energy Services has appointed Claus Rødsgaard as Head of Operations, in a newly created role for the Wind Division.Rødsgaard will support and oversee operational activity within the Swire Energy  Services (SES) Wind Division and will be based in Lystrup…

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