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UK: Offshore Worker Numbers Hit Pre-pandemic Levels

Jun 15, 2021

The number of people working in the UK's offshore sector has increased to levels not seen since the national lockdown began in March 2020, according to OGUK, a trade organization representing the UK oil and gas industry.According to OGUK data, the average daily number of workers offshore for the week ending June 13, 2021, was 11,238, up from 11,183 onboard installations on March 10, 2020, and 4,037 more than at the peak of the first lockdown in April 2020…

North Star Names Renewables Director

Jun 15, 2021

Aberdeen-based North Star Renewables has created a new permanent senior role for offshore wind consultant Andrew Duncan to lead the company's expansion in offshore wind and increase its foothold in other green offshore energy industries.Duncan…

Swire Energy Services Becomes Major Shareholder of Wind O&M Tech Firm BladeInsight

Jun 14, 2021

Energy services provider, Swire Energy Services (SES) said Monday it had invested in Portugal-based wind O&M technology start-up, BladeInsight, becoming a majority shareholding, with options for further future investment.Founded in 2015 by André Moura…

EnQuest Signs 750M Loan to Fund Golden Eagle Acquisition, Refinance Debt

Jun 11, 2021

UK oil and gas company EnQuest has said it has signed a new senior secured borrowing base debt facility of around $600 million and an additional amount of $150 million for letters of credit for up to seven years.'The new facility will enable…

Aker Solutions Manager Charged in Malaysia over False Documents

Jun 11, 2021

A Malaysian manager of Norway's largest oil services provider Aker Solutions was charged on Friday over allegations he submitted false documents in dealings with state-owned energy firm Petronas , according to a court charge-sheet.Ahmad Hatta Kamaruzzaman…

Aker Offshore Wind Names CFO

Jun 10, 2021

Tom Selwood has been appointed Chief Financial Officer of Aker Offshore Wind, the recently established Norwegian floating wind developer. Selwood joins the company from Aker Horizons’ commercial finance unit where he has worked with M&A and financing for offshore wind projects…

McDermott Names Mukherjee COO

Jun 10, 2021

Offshore energy services provider McDermott has appointed Samik Mukherjee as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. 'In this position, Mukherjee will continue to advance the company's long-term strategy through solid alignment of its service offerings to meet evolving customer needs…

Harvey Gulf Hires Olmos as EVP Subsea Installations

Jun 07, 2021

Harvey Gulf International Marine announced that Steve Olmos has been brought on board to manage and continue to grow Harvey Gulfs Subsea Solutions installations group.Olmos leaves Oceaneering International after 40 years in which he performed various roles…

Offshore Helicopter Firm NHV Names New CFO

Jun 07, 2021

Offshore helicopter operator NHV Group on Monday announced the appointment of Laurent Verhelst as Chief Financial Officer (‘CFO’). Verhelst will be a member of NHV’s Executive Committee reporting to CEO Steffen Bay. He will begin his employment in mid-June 2021…

KrisEnergy Files for Liquidation as Apsara Field Fails to Deliver

Jun 04, 2021

KrisEnergy, an oil and gas company focused on Southeast Asia, said Friday it had filed a winding-up petition and that it would proceed to liquidation due to its inability to pay debts.KrisEnergy warned about this outcome back on March 31 when it said that the production from the Apsara field…

Offshore Wind: Ørsted Names COO for North America

Jun 04, 2021

Offshore wind developer Ørsted has named Troy Patton as COO of its Offshore North American region, filling a post that has been vacant since David Hardy was designated CEO in October of 2020.'Patton has many years of leadership experience in the renewable energy industry…

Harvey Gulf Names EVP Business Development

Jun 02, 2021

Harvey Gulf, an offshore vessel owner focused on the Gulf of Mexico region, said Wednesday it had appointed Jon Holvik, formerly with Siemens Energy, as Executive Vice President, Business Development.Holvik has been brought on board to enhance…

OMV Names New CEO to Lead Transformation

Jun 02, 2021

Austrian oil and gas company OMV has appointed Alfred Stern (56) as the new Chairman of the Executive Board and CEO of OMV. He will assume the position with effect from September 1, 2021, for a three-year period with an extension option for a further two years subject to mutual consent…

Torger Rød Takes Over as New CEO for Vår Energi

Jun 01, 2021

Torger Rød has officially taken over as the new CEO of the Norwegian oil and gas company Vår Energi, the firm said Tuesday.He was elected as the new CEO back in January after Var Energi CEO Kristin F. Kragseth accepted the position as CEO of Petoro…

Seadrill Chairman Steps Down

May 31, 2021

Offshore drilling company Seadrill Limited said Monday that Glen Ole Rødland had informed it he would be stepping down from the Board 'with immediate effect.'Glen Ole Rødland has been Chairman at Seadrill since November 2019. 'The Board would…

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