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David B. Cook to Become CEO of Noreco

May 21, 2020

The Board of Norwegian Energy Company (Noreco) has appointed David B. Cook as the new Chief Executive Officer of Noreco with effect from July 1, 2020.'Mr. Cook is an experienced executive with a successful track record from executive roles in the oil & gas industry. He most recently comes from the INEOS Oil & Gas Board where he was responsible for the expansion of INEOS' oil and gas businesses within and outside its North Sea assets…

BP Names Next BP America Chief

May 28, 2020

British oil major BP has announced that David C. Lawler, currently CEO of its U.S. shale business BPX Energy, will add to his portfolio the responsibilities of chairman and president of BP America Inc., succeeding Susan Dio on July 1, 2020.BP…

Former Ensco Boss Named New CEO of Acteon

May 27, 2020

Offshore services group Acteon will appoint Carl Trowell as Group Chief Executive Officer, succeeding Richard Higham, effective June 1.Trowell, with 25 years of experience in a wide range of roles across the energy sector, joins Acteon from the offshore drilling contractor Valaris plc…

Rosneft Re-appoints Sechin as CEO

May 22, 2020

Russian energy giant Rosneft on Friday re-appointed Chief Executive Igor Sechin, an ally of President Vladimir Putin, for another five years.Sechin, who turns 60 in September, turned the company into one of the world's top oil players and earned the accolade of oil tsar…

New CEO for Noble Corp

May 22, 2020

Offshore drilling company Noble Corporation has executed the leadership transition plan announced in February 2020 and now has a new CEO.  Robert W. Eifler has been named President and Chief Executive Officer and has been elected as a member of the Board of Directors…

ConocoPhillips CFO Retires After 39 Years with the Company

May 20, 2020

U.S. oil company ConocoPhillips on Wednesday announced the retirement of Don E. Wallette, Jr. as executive vice president and chief financial officer after a 39-year career with the company. Wallette’s retirement is effective on Aug. 31, 2020…

API Names Upstream Policy VP, and New Head of Center for Offshore Safety

May 19, 2020

U.S. oil industry group the American Petroleum Institute (API) has appointed Lem Smith as Vice President of Upstream Policy. Also, API said that former U.S. Coast Guard Captain Russell Holmes has been named Director of the Center for Offshore Safety (COS)…

KrisEnergy's Ang Becomes Permanent CFO

May 19, 2020

Southeast Asia-focused oil company KrisEnergy has appointed Joanne Ang, currently the Group’s interim Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”), as a permanent CFO.“The Board has reviewed and considered the qualifications, relevant experience and past performance of Ms…

Rockhopper Reducing Headcount, Directors' Salaries

May 19, 2020

Oil and gas company Rockhopper, with a share in the Sea Lion project off the Falkland Islands, has announced a set of cost-cutting measures which include headcount reductions, and directors' salary reduction.The company said Tuesday that due…

Roxtec UK Appoints Whelan

May 18, 2020

Roxtec UK has moved to increase its presence in Britain’s maritime sector with the appointment of a new marine and offshore manager.Mark Whelan has joined the Swedish-owned company having spent 10 years at another international manufacturer…

Copenhagen Offshore Partners Opens Vietnam Office

May 15, 2020

Copenhagen Offshore Partners, a Danish company providing project development, construction, and operational management services to offshore wind projects, has opened its new office in Hanoi, Vietnam. The office is located within the French Quarters…

Eni's Descalzi Gets Another Term as CEO

May 15, 2020

Italian oil and gas company Eni has given Claudio Descalzi another term as Chief Executive Officer and General Manager. Descalzi, who has been with Eni in various roles since 1981, has been Eni’s CEO since May 2014. Also, Eni has appointed Lucia Calvosa…

Sechin to Stay at Rosneft's Helm for 5 More Years - Vedomosti

May 14, 2020

The Russian government has extended a contract for Igor Sechin, a close ally of President Vladimir Putin, to stay as the chief executive officer of giant oil producer Rosneft for five more years, Vedomosti daily reported on Wednesday.The daily…

Bristow, Era Elect Executive Leadership Ahead of Merger Wrap

May 13, 2020

Offshore helicopter service providers Bristow and Era have elected new executive leadership to lead the company once their proposed merger is complete, which is expected to happen next month.The companies said the executive leadership team will…

New CEO for Aker Energy

May 08, 2020

Aker Energy, a Norwegian oil company focused on Ghana's offshore resources, has appointed a new CEO.Aker ASA, Aker Energy's parent company, said Friday in its first-quarter report that Håvard Garseth took over as Aker Energy's CEO in April.Prior…

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