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Sechin to Stay at Rosneft's Helm for 5 More Years - Vedomosti

May 14, 2020

The Russian government has extended a contract for Igor Sechin, a close ally of President Vladimir Putin, to stay as the chief executive officer of giant oil producer Rosneft for five more years, Vedomosti daily reported on Wednesday.The daily…

Bristow, Era Elect Executive Leadership Ahead of Merger Wrap

May 13, 2020

Offshore helicopter service providers Bristow and Era have elected new executive leadership to lead the company once their proposed merger is complete, which is expected to happen next month.The companies said the executive leadership team will…

New CEO for Aker Energy

May 08, 2020

Aker Energy, a Norwegian oil company focused on Ghana's offshore resources, has appointed a new CEO.Aker ASA, Aker Energy's parent company, said Friday in its first-quarter report that Håvard Garseth took over as Aker Energy's CEO in April.Prior…

Cairn Chairman to Retire

May 07, 2020

London-listed oil and gas company Cairn Energy has said that its Chairman Ian Tyler has informed the company of his intention to retire.'Cairn announces that its Chairman, Ian Tyler, has indicated to the Board that, having served on the Board for seven years…

Halliburton Lays Off 1,000 Employees at Houston HQ

May 07, 2020

Oilfield services firm Halliburton has laid off roughly 1,000 employees, or 22% of staff, at its corporate headquarters in Houston, a company spokeswoman said on Wednesday, as oil prices collapse.The cuts by one of the biggest names in oilfield…

Oceaneering Execs Agree to Pay Cuts

May 04, 2020

Offshore engineering services company Oceaneering has said its board has approved voluntary base salary reductions of the executive management team and other members of senior management, effective as of May 1, 2020.Oceaneering explained the…

Xodus Names Subsea and Pipelines Branch Boss

May 04, 2020

UK-based energy consultancy Xodus Group has appointed Nigel Underwood as new manager to head up the company’s London subsea and pipelines division.Underwood, who joins from Petrofac where we worked as consultancy manager, will oversee Xodus’ international subsea and pipelines work…

Qatar Petroleum Plans New Wave of Job Cuts

Apr 30, 2020

Qatar Petroleum, one of the world's biggest energy companies, plans a new wave of job cuts and spending reductions to cope with the slump in oil and gas demand which has hit global economies, two sources familiar with the matter said.Economic…

DOF Chairman to Resign after 18 Years in Position

Apr 27, 2020

Norwegian offshore vessel operator DOF has said Helge Møgster will be resigning from the Board of Directors in DOF ASA following the upcoming ordinary General Meeting, after 18 years in the role as Chairman. He will also resign as chairman in DOF Subsea AS…

Dolphin Drilling names HSEQ Director

Apr 24, 2020

Offshore drilling contractor Dolphin Drilling has appointed Marianne Leiknes Ulriksen in the new role of Director HSEQ.Joining the company from PSW Group, she will be reporting directly to CEO Bjørnar Iversen, who made the announcement of the HSEQ Director appointment via social media…

Equinor Exploration Manager Steps Down to Take New Role

Apr 22, 2020

Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor has informed that its executive vice president Exploration Tim Dodson will step down as executive vice president Exploration, a role he held since 2011.In what Equinor said was a planned change to the leadership of Exploration…

Italy Govt Proposes New Term of Office for Eni, Enel CEOs

Apr 21, 2020

Italy's government gave the green light to a third term in office for the chief executives of Italy's top two energy firms Eni and Enel on Tuesday but flagged new chairmen, reflecting an intention to monitor their performances.In its list of candidates for top state-controlled companies…

Neodrill Expands CAN Team with UK Business Development Manager

Apr 16, 2020

Neodrill, Norway-based pre-rig well construction technology specialist, has appointed Geoff Proud as Business Development Manager for its Conductor Anchor Node (CAN) integrator solution in the UK. Proud, who has 30 years of experience in the oil and gas sector…

Jersey Oil & Gas Names Board Advisor

Apr 06, 2020

Jersey Oil & Gas (JOG), a UK Continental Shelf focused oil company has appointed Chris Haynes, as a Board Advisor to the company.Haynes is a non-executive director of Australia-based Woodside Petroleum Limited and Worley Limited. 'Chris has…

New Senior Exec Team for ROV Specialist Rovco

Apr 02, 2020

Rovco, a provider of remotely operating vehicles (ROV), has announced several key executive teams hires and internal appointments, including a new CFO and CTO.Reena Rowan has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer at Rovco, having previously…

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