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Renewable Energy Firms Pin Hopes on Taro Kono Becoming Japan PM

Sep 24, 2021

Renewable energy companies are betting that the leading contender in the race to become Japan's next prime minister, Taro Kono, will unleash changes allowing more market access and a fairer playing field after years of neglect.The 58-year-old…

Sapura Energy CFO to Step Down

Sep 21, 2021

Malaysian oil and gas producer and energy services provider Sapura Energy said Tuesday that Reza Abdul Rahim would step down from his position as Chief Financial Officer.He will step down on October 1, 2021, after more than five years in the role…

Response to Speculation: UK's SSE Says No Break-up Decision Made

Sep 20, 2021

Britain's SSE has not made a decision to break itself up, the renewable power and networks group said on Monday, after a newspaper report said it was close to splitting up following months of pressure from U.S. activist investor Elliott.The…

BOEM Taps Doug Boren to Lead Pacific Office

Sep 14, 2021

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced Doug Boren has been appointed as the new regional director for the agency’s Pacific Office in Camarillo, Calif. Boren will be responsible for managing the development of energy and mineral resources on the U…

Cotta Named Supply Chain Manager for Mayflower Wind

Sep 14, 2021

Massachusetts offshore wind developer Mayflower Wind announced it has hired Will Cotta as its supply chain manager.Cotta, who has experience working with the Mass Clean Energy Center and the offshore wind industry, is charged with growing Mayflower’s…

Subsea 7 Names New CFO

Sep 14, 2021

Offshore installation services provider Subsea 7 said Tuesday that its Chief Executive Office Ricardo Rosa would retire from his position at the end of December 2021. He will be succeeded from January 1, 2022, by Mark Foley.Foley joins Subsea…

AGR Names Well Engineering Manager

Sep 13, 2021

Energy industry services firm AGR has appointed Matt Street to the position of Well Engineering Manager, to be based at the company’s Aberdeen office in the UK. 'A senior energy industry professional who has worked on numerous well projects…

ROVOP Names New President for Americas. Eyes Offshore Wind Opportunities

Sep 09, 2021

Remotely operated vehicles specialist ROVOP has appointed Daniel Wheeler as its new President for the Americas, to lead the company in Houston as it prepares for its next phase of growth in the region both in oil and gas and in the emerging offshore wind sector there…

TotalEnergies Names New E&P, OneTech Directors

Sep 08, 2021

French energy giant TotalEnergies has appointed Nicolas Terraz as its new President, Exploration & Production, and a member of the Executive Committee.He will replace Arnaud Breuillac, who becomes Senior Advisor to the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Patrick Pouyanné…

Peterson Names CEO Successor

Sep 07, 2021

Energy industry logistics provider Peterson said Tuesday that Sarah Moore would succeed Erwin Kooij as CEO, after he retires on January 1, 2022.Moore has been with Peterson since 2009, serving in a variety of key roles, including Innovation and Projects Director and…

Seadrill Closer to Chapter 11 Emergence as Court Nod Granted

Sep 06, 2021

Offshore drilling company Seadrill has moved a step closer to reaching bankruptcy emergence after the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas approved the disclosure statement for the company's proposed plan of reorganization…

Aker Offshore Wind, Hexicon Name Directors for Swedish Floating Wind JV

Sep 06, 2021

Former Swedish Finance Minister Pär Nuder and former Vattenfall executive Mikael Kramer - both Swedish - have joined the Board of Directors a new joint venture between Norway's Aker Offshore Wind and Swedish firm Hexicon which will develop floating wind offshore Sweden…

Serica Energy Names CFO. Brings Online North Sea Well

Sep 03, 2021

UK North Sea-focused oil and gas company Serica Energy has appointed Andy Bell as Chief Financial Officer and a director of the company.Bell, 69, joined Serica in 2017 as VP Finance after previously providing financial consultancy services to Serica…

Executive Team Selected for New Offshore Wind Installation Firm

Sep 02, 2021

Offshore installation specialist Subsea 7 on Thursday announced the proposed executive team for Seaway 7, the company set to be created through the merger of OHT and Subsea 7's renewables business unit, as proposed in July 2021.Seaway 7, an offshore wind installation giant in the making…

Offshore Equipment Firm Dril-Quip Names New CEO

Sep 02, 2021

Offshore drilling equipment specialist Dril-Quip, has named Jeffrey J. Bird as its new President and Chief Executive Officer. Effective as of January 1, 2022, he'll replace Blake T. DeBerry, who will step down at that time. DeBerry will continue…

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