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Petrobras Chief Executive Resigns

Jun 20, 2022

The chief executive of Brazil's state-run oil company Petrobras resigned on Monday in the face of mounting pressure from politicians after the firm announced a fuel price hike last week, adding to inflation concerns in an election year.Petroleo Brasileiro SA…

James Fisher Names Vernet CEO

Jun 17, 2022

U.K.-based marine services company James Fisher and Sons plc announced it has appointed Jean Vernet as chief executive officer.He will take up this position on September 5, 2022, succeeding Eoghan O’Lionaird who will step down from his position on the board and as CEO…

Boesen Steps Down from Seadrill Board

Jun 15, 2022

Offshore drilling contractor Seadrill announced Wednesday that Karen Boesen has resigned from its board of directors effective June 17, 2022.Boesen informed the company that she had no disagreement with the company on any matter, including its business…

Aker BP Hires Paula Doyle as Chief Digital Officer

Jun 15, 2022

Norwegian oil and gas company Aker BP announced it has hired Paula Doyle as chief digital officer effective July 1. She will be a part of the executive management team and will report to CEO Karl Johnny Hersvik.Doyle comes from Cognite, where…

Norway Oil Companies, Workers Agree Wage Deal in Principle, Avert Strike for Now

Jun 13, 2022

Norwegian oil firms and employees have agreed in principle a new wage deal, avoiding for now a strike at nine fields that could have hit the country's petroleum output, employers and unions said on Sunday.Two of the three unions that negotiated…

Potential Norway Oil and Gas Strike May Hit Output

Jun 10, 2022

Norway's petroleum output could be reduced by unspecified amount if workers go on strike at nine offshore fields on Sunday, the Norwegian Oil and Gas Association (NOG) said on Friday.Some 845 workers out of roughly 7,500 employees on offshore…

Eni, HitecVision Sell 5% in Vår Energi for $530M

Jun 09, 2022

Italy's Eni and Norway's HitecVision completed the sale of a 5% stake in Norwegian oil firm Vår Energi worth $530 million, the Italian energy group said on Thursday.Vår Energi, whose shares dropped 9% in morning trade, listed in February and…

Workers on Shell's Prelude FLNG to Start 12-day Strike on Friday

Jun 09, 2022

Workers on Shell Plc's Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility off Western Australia are set to begin 12 days of industrial action on Friday over a pay fight, a union alliance said on Thursday.Shell did not comment on what impact…

Avangrid Appoints CEO

Jun 07, 2022

Pedro Azagra Blázquez has officially assumed the role of Chief Executive Officer of Avangrid, a U.S. subsidiary of the Spanish renewables giant Iberdrola.Avangrid, which is building the first major offshore wind farm in the U.S., said that Azagra…

Report: Impact Oil & Gas Eyeing Sale of Stake in Namibian Offshore Block Containing Venus-1X Discovery

Jun 06, 2022

Impact Oil & Gas is considering selling its 20% stake in a large block in deep water off the coast of Namibia where TotalEnergies made a significant oil discovery this year, four industry sources told Reuters.Impact, which is privately owned and focused on exploration in Africa…

Oil Output at Risk in Case of Strike, Norwegian Workers' Union Says

Jun 03, 2022

Some 74 members of Norway's Lederne oil and gas labor union plan to go on strike from June 12 onwards if state-brokered mediation with employers fail, and would likely force a reduction of oil output, the trade union said on Friday.Gas production should remain unaffected however…

Valaris Names Raimbault VP of Sustainability and New Energy

Jun 02, 2022

Offshore drilling contractor Valaris announced on Thursday that Christophe Raimbault, Vice President and interim Head of Marketing will take on a new role as Vice President - Sustainability and New Energy.Valaris  President and Chief Executive Officer…

Blue Offshore Group Names New Managing Director

Jun 02, 2022

Blue Offshore Group, a company based in the Netherlands, ha appointed Henk van den IJssel as the new managing director. He will succeed Evert-Jan van Wijk as per the first of June 2022. Following Henk van den IJssel’s appointment, Evert-Jan…

Brazil's Bolsonaro May Need Months to Replace Petrobras Management

Jun 01, 2022

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, seething about fuel prices as his poll standings slip ahead of October's presidential election, has intensified his calls to shake up the board and management of state-run oil company Petrobras.But it will…

Italian Court Dismisses Bribery Case Against Tenaris Directors

May 31, 2022

Tenaris, a company manufacturing pipes and related services for the global energy industry, has informed that an Italian court has dismissed a case against Tenaris’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and two other Board members over allegedly improper payments in Brazil…

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