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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…

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…

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…

Energy Intelligence Firm NorthStone Advisers Launched in Aberdeen, UK

Dec 02, 2021

NorthStone Advisers, a company describing itself as 'an energy sector specialist provider of market analysis, growth strategy, and organizational development has this week officially launched in Aberdeen, UK.Created by a group of industry experts…

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…

Brazil's Economy Minister Says Oil Firm Petrobras Should be Privatized Before It is 'Irrelevant'

Dec 02, 2021

Brazilian Economy Minister Paulo Guedes said on Wednesday that state-run oil company Petrobras should be privatized before it becomes irrelevant and oil loses value, suggesting the government could use the sale proceeds to reduce poverty.Citing…

Exxon to Hold Spending at $20B to $25B Through 2027

Dec 02, 2021

Exxon Mobil on Wednesday set annual capital spending through 2027 at $20 billion to $25 billion, allocating money to low-carbon projects and extending its previously projected investment rate for two years.The top U.S. energy producer slashed costs after a historic $22…

Pori Offshore Construction Changes Name

Dec 01, 2021

Finland's offshore construction firm Pori Offshore Construction has changed the company name to Enersense Offshore Oy.The name change comes as Enersense acquired the entire share capital of Pori Offshore Constructions Oy on October 4, and wants…

Oil Firms Face Workforce Crunch as Renewables Beckon - Survey

Nov 30, 2021

The oil and gas industry risks a huge workforce shortage as more than half of workers in the sector seek to move into the renewable energy industry, a survey published on Tuesday showed.The survey conducted as part of a report by recruitment firm Brunel and Oilandgasjobsearch…

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…

Thai Oil Firm PTT Expands Pharma Business with $475M Alvogen Deal

Nov 26, 2021

Thailand's state-owned oil firm PTT is set to expand further into pharmaceuticals as part of a consortium acquiring a unit of drugmaker Alvogen, the parent of Taiwan's Lotus Pharmaceutical, PTT said on Friday.A consortium of PTT and Icelandic…

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