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Former Sevan Marine CEO Becomes Prosafe CFO

May 31, 2022

Offshore accommodation rig provider Prosafe has appointed Reese McNeel (45) as Chief Financial Officer. McNeel will replace the current Deputy CEO & CFO, Stig H. Christiansen, who has accepted a position with another company. McNeel will take up his position on August 1…

Austin Becomes Lead Independent Director at Chevron

May 27, 2022

Independent directors of the Chevron Board have selected Dr. Wanda M. Austin as lead independent director, effective May 25, 2022. Dr. Austin succeeds Dr. Ronald D. Sugar in that role, who will remain on the Chevron Board. Austin has served on the Chevron Board since December 2016…

Valaris Announces Executive Leadership Changes

May 26, 2022

Offshore drilling contractor Valaris on Thursday announced the appointment of three new members to its executive management committee.Chris Weber will join Valaris as senior vice president and chief financial officer, Matt Lyne will join as senior vice president and chief commercial officer…

Bolsonaro Fires Second Petrobras CEO in Two Months

May 24, 2022

Brazil's right-wing president Jair Bolsonaro fired the chief executive of oil producer Petrobras - the second in two months - after the company refused to sell fuels at a discount to consumers warning it would lead to diesel shortages. Bolsonaro also called for the election of a new board…

Brouwershaven to Resign as CEO of Heerema to Focus on New Challenges

May 23, 2022

Koos-Jan van Brouwershaven will leave Heerema as CEO on May 31, 2022. Van Brouwershaven was the CEO of Heerema Fabrication Group from 2013 and also the CEO of Heerema Marine Contractors from 2018.Van Brouwershaven said: 'I have worked with passion…

Gerhard Schroeder Steps Down from Rosneft Board after EU Sanctions Threat

May 23, 2022

Russia's state-owned oil company Rosneft said on Friday that former German chancellor Gerhard Schroeder and German businessman Matthias Warnig were stepping down from its board of directors.The European Parliament had urged on Thursday that Schroeder…

UK Picks Offshore Wind Champion. Opens $200M Floating Wind Fund for Expressions of Interest

May 20, 2022

The UK government on Friday appointed Tim Pick as the UK's first Offshore Wind Champion, as a £160 million (around $199,6 million) floating offshore wind fund opens for expressions of interest.'Ambitious plans to expand offshore wind around…

Rosneft Faces Foreign Managers' Departures as Sanctions Push Out EU Citizens

May 20, 2022

Five foreign vice-presidents of Russia's Rosneft have resigned because of European Union sanctions forbidding European citizens or Russians living in the EU to work at the Kremlin oil major, six sources familiar with the matter said.They said the five - Didier Casimiro…

FUELTRAX Taps IMS for Middle East Sales

May 18, 2022

Fuel management solutions company FUELTRAX reports it has named Integrated Marine Solutions (IMS) as its Saudi Arabian partner to focus on sales and installation for clients in the region.Located in northeastern Saudi Arabia, along the Arabian Gulf…

New Era: Lundin Energy Proposes Name Change as It Readies to Exit Oil & Gas Business

May 18, 2022

Swedish company Lundin Energy, which will exit the oil and gas business next month with the sale of oil and gas assets to Norway's Aker BP,  is set to change its name to Orrön Energy AB.Lundin Energy, which under the name Lundin Petroleum discovered…

Bahrain State Oil Company to Appoint Financial Adviser, CEO Says

May 17, 2022

Bahrain's state oil firm nogaholding is in final talks to appoint a strategy consultant and financial adviser, its chief executive said on Monday, as the indebted country seeks to capitalize on high energy prices and sell or lease out assets…

Weatherford CFO Jennings to Leave in July

May 16, 2022

U.S. oilfield services company Weatherford International announced Monday that H. Keith Jennings, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, would leave the company on July 31, 2022. '[Jennings'] leaving the company is not the result…

OMV Won't Extend Deputy CEO Pleininger's Contract

May 16, 2022

OMV will not extend Deputy Chief Executive Johann Pleininger's contract, which is due to expire on Aug. 31 next year, the Austrian energy group said on Saturday, confirming media reports.Austrian newspaper Kurier said OMV's supervisory board…

Brazil New Energy Minister Call For Studies on Petrobras Privatization

May 13, 2022

Brazil's newly appointed mines and energy minister, Adolfo Sachsida, said on Wednesday he will request studies on Petrobras' privatization as his first act in office.'I request the beginning of the studies pending the proposal of the legislative changes necessary for the Petrobras' privatization…

Noreco CFO Assumes CEO Role, Too

May 13, 2022

Norwegian Energy Company (Noreco) has appointed Euan Shirlaw as chief executive officer.Shirlaw has been the Chief Financial Officer of the company since Noreco's acquisition of Shell’s upstream assets in the Danish Underground Consortium (the “DUC”) in 2019…

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