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GE Names Jan Kjaersgaard as Chief of Offshore Wind Business

Jun 28, 2021

General Electric Co named Jan Kjaersgaard as the new chief executive of its offshore wind business, effective Monday.He will succeed John Lavelle, who is retiring after 40 years with the company.Kjaersgaard has previously served as the chief executive of Siemens Wind Power Americas…

Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group Names CEO

Jun 28, 2021

Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG) has appointed David Rodger as CEO.The organization said it sought to further develop support to members and increase links with stakeholders to assist net-zero strategies across northeast Scotland and beyond…

Aibel Man Joins as Head of Norwegian Petroleum Directorate's Harstad Office

Jun 25, 2021

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate said Friday it had hired Aibel's Ole Einar Hass as the head of the office in Harstad. He will start this job on October 1. 2021.Hass has management training from the Norwegian Armed Forces. He worked for the Norwegian Army for 19 years…

Seismic Firm Polarcus Set for Business Wind-down, Delisting from Oslo Exchange

Jun 25, 2021

Polarcus Limited, a seismic surveyor in liquidation, is set to be wound down and delisted from the Oslo Stock Exchange.As previously reported, in January this year, lenders took control of the company's vessels after a debt payment default, and decided to sell them and let go all the employees…

Bursa Malaysia Wants Independent Review of Serba Dinamik's Deals after KPMG's Red Flags

Jun 24, 2021

Malaysian oil and gas service provider Serba Dinamik Holdings Bhd must appoint an independent reviewer to address issues raised by the company's external auditor, the national stock exchange said on Wednesday.In May, Serba said auditor KPMG…

UK's Wood Expects Margins to Improve. Reports Drop in Half-year Revenue

Jun 24, 2021

Engineering and consultancy company Wood Plc said on Thursday its first-half revenue fell 21% as its clients in the energy industry cut back on spending but predicted an improvement in margins compared with crisis-hit 2020.The UK-listed firm…

Subsea Europe Services Names Operations Manager Offshore

Jun 23, 2021

Germany-based marine data and equipment firm Subsea Europe Services  has appointed Jorge Ibaceta as Operations Manager Offshore.SES says that as part of this newly created role,  Ibaceta will work to help customers maximize their investment…

Ocean Power Technologies Announces Leadership Changes

Jun 21, 2021

Ocean energy technology developer Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (OPT) announced on Monday that Philipp Stratmann has been appointed as its new president and chief executive officer, and a director, while Matthew T. Shafer has been promoted to senior vice president…

Wintershall Dea IPO to Be Delayed

Jun 17, 2021

Chemicals group BASF put the planned stock market listing of its Wintershall Dea business on hold on Wednesday until further notice, saying the market was underestimating the value of oil and gas companies.BASF and co-owner LetterOne will postpone the Initial Public Offering (IPO)…

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…

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…

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