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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…

Big Oil's Credit Risk Increased after Dutch Court Ruling, Investor Pressure

May 28, 2021

Rating agency Moody's said on Friday that the credit risk of major oil producers has increased with recent events including Royal Dutch Shell losing a Dutch climate lawsuit this week and Exxon losing a battle with shareholders.Chevron also lost…

Seadrill Names CFO, COO. Adds New Director to Board

May 28, 2021

Offshore drilling company Seadrill Limited has this week appointed a new chief financial officer and a new chief operating officer, as well as announced the appointment of a new director to its board.Oslo-listed offshore drilling firm said on…

Total Shareholders Support Climate Plan, Rebranding to TotalEnergies

May 28, 2021

Oil and gas group Total won more than 90% backing for its climate plan to gradually reduce its emissions on Friday, when shareholders also voted overwhelmingly in favor of its rebrand as TotalEnergies to mark its shift to renewable energy.Some…

Former MHI Vestas Offshore Wind CEO Takes Helm at Aker Offshore Wind

May 27, 2021

Philippe Kavafyan, the former CEO of offshore wind turbine manufacturer MHI Vestas Offshore Wind, has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of the recently established Norwegian offshore wind developer Aker Offshore Wind.Aker Offshore Wind…

Shareholder Battle for Exxon's Future Nears Climax

May 26, 2021

Exxon Mobil Corp's bid to stave off a tiny activist fund challenging its board and response to growing climate concerns is too close to call just hours before the oil giant's annual meeting, people familiar with the matter said.Exxon's 12 directors…

Bristow Appoints Retired U.S. Air Force General to Board of Directors

May 25, 2021

Offshore helicopter services provider Bristow Group has appointed retired U.S. Air Force General Maryanne Miller to its Board of Directors. General Miller, age 62, is a retired four-star U.S. Air Force General with over 39 years of military service…

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