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Worley Names New CFO

Aug 24, 2021

Australian engineering firm Worley has appointed Tiernan O'Rourke to the position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO).'Tiernan will commence in the position later this calendar year and will be based at Worley’s headquarters in North Sydney,' Worley…

Report: Chevron Starts COVID-19 Vaccination Mandates

Aug 23, 2021

Oil major Chevron Corp has begun requiring some employees to receive COVID-19 vaccinations and is evaluating mandates throughout its entire workforce, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday citing people familiar with the matter.Chevron is now requiring expatriate employees…


Aug 23, 2021

Thai oil company PTTEP has appointed its President Montri Rawanchaikul as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Director.He will replace Phongsthorn Thavisin who will end his roles with PTTEP on September 30, 2021. The appointment of the new CEO and Director will be effective from October 1…

Karoon Energy Names New CFO

Aug 20, 2021

Australian oil and gas company Karoon Energy has this week named Ray Church as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.Church will start with Karoon on  September 27. 2021. Current Chief Financial Officer,  Scott Hosking, will oversee…

Woodside Paying New Female CEO 25% Less than Predecessor

Aug 20, 2021

Woodside Petroleum is paying new CEO, Meg O'Neill, around 25% less than her predecessor, even as she embarks on sealing a deal to double the size of the Australian company to turn it into a top 10 independent oil and gas producer.Details of…

Valaris CEO, CFO Step Down. Ex-Seadrill CEO Takes Helm

Aug 19, 2021

Offshore drilling firm Valaris said Thursday its CEO Tom Burke would step down from his position as President and Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors, and that its CFO Jon Baksht would step down, too, both effective September 2…

Strohm Sets Up Shop in Brazil

Aug 19, 2021

Strohm, a business that specializes in composite pipe technology, announced on Thursday that it had opened a new office in Rio de Janeiro and that it was establishing a center of excellence for developing its Thermoplastic Composite Pipe (TCP)…

READ Cased Hole Names New MD

Aug 18, 2021

READ Cased Hole, a provider of cased hole logging services and technologies to the global oil and gas industry, has appointed Kevin Giles as its new Managing Director.Prior to this role, Giles spent the last 3 years as READ Cased Hole’s Global Commercial Director…

Woodside Names Meg O’Neill CEO

Aug 17, 2021

Australian oil firm Woodside said Tuesday it had named acting CEO Meg O’Neill as the company’s Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director. O’Neill succeeds Peter Coleman who retired from Woodside in June 2021. Woodside Chairman Richard Goyder…

Chevron Delays Office Return in California, Texas

Aug 16, 2021

Oil major Chevron Corp is postponing the full return of employees in California and Texas, joining a clutch of companies like Facebook Inc and Inc that have done the same because of a resurgence in coronavirus cases related to the fast-spreading Delta variant…

Sonardyne Promotes COO Fasham to CEO

Aug 12, 2021

UK-based offshore technology and survey firm Sonardyne Group has appointed Stephen Fasham as Chief Executive Officer, taking over from John Ramsden who is stepping down from the role ahead of his retirement.Effective September 1, 2021, Fasham…

Harland & Wolff Names General Manager for Appledore site

Aug 10, 2021

Belfast-based shipyard Harland & Wolff has appointed a new General Manager, Tom Hart to its Appledore site.Harland & Wolff, famous for building the Titanic, is today a multisite fabrication company, operating in the maritime and offshore industry through five sectors: commercial…

ExxonMobil Posts Biggest Quarterly Profit in Over a Year

Jul 30, 2021

Exxon Mobil on Friday posted its biggest quarterly profit in more than a year that also topped analysts' estimates as demand for oil, gas and chemicals rebounded, quelling some investor concerns over its recent weak performance.The company's…

Saipem Posts 1H Loss. Expects Sales Pick-up in 2H

Jul 30, 2021

Italian energy services group Saipem on Friday forecast a sales pick-up in the second half after posting an operating loss in the first six months, hurt by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and problems with a wind project.The group posted…

Offshore Wind Turbine Maker Siemens Gamesa Posts Quarterly Loss

Jul 30, 2021

Wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa posted a loss for the three months to June on Friday and confirmed a warning it made earlier this month that its profit margin could be negative over the full year.The world's biggest maker of the huge offshore generators…

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