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Shell Unable to Supply LNG Cargoes From Prelude FLNG Until July 21

Jul 12, 2022

Shell on Monday told customers it would be unable to supply liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargoes from its Prelude facility off northwestern Australia due to industrial action over a pay fight, which has been extended to July 21.Shell has stopped…

TDI-Brooks Names Rich Hendren VP

Jul 11, 2022

Marine data acquisition services company TDI-Brooks announced it has named Rich Hendren Ph.D. to its executive leadership team as Vice President of Operations Integrity and Quality DevelopmentHendren retired from the U.S. Navy after over 30 years of service in submarines…

Equinor Restarting Production from Offshore Fields Affected by Strike

Jul 07, 2022

Oil and gas company Equinor said Wednesday that its Gudrun, Oseberg South, Oseberg East offshore fields had started run-up of production, after the strike among members of the Norwegian Organisation of Managers and Executives (Lederne) was called off…

Alan Curran Becomes Interim CEO of Providence Resources

Jul 06, 2022

The Irish-based oil and gas company Providence Resources, focused on developing the Barryroe field in the Celtic Sea, off Ireland, has appointed Alan Curran as Interim Chief Executive effective.Following Curran's appointment, James Menton reverts to his role as non-executive Chairman of the Board…

OPEC's Secretary-General Barkindo Dies, Nigerian Oil Official Says

Jul 06, 2022

Mohammad Barkindo, the outgoing secretary-general of OPEC who played a key role in forming the wider OPEC+ group of oil producers that has helped the industry navigate global shocks, has died aged 63.The Nigerian oil industry veteran was due…

Norwegian Offshore Oil and Gas Workers Start Strike, Cutting Production

Jul 05, 2022

Norwegian offshore workers began a strike on Tuesday that will reduce oil and gas output, the union leading the industrial action told Reuters.The strike, in which workers are demanding wage hikes to compensate for rising inflation, comes amid high oil and gas prices…

Norwegian Offshore Oil Workers to Go on Strike on Tuesday

Jul 04, 2022

Norwegian offshore workers will likely go on strike on Tuesday in an industrial action that will cut oil and gas output as the negotiating parties have not made progress, the union and the lobby representing oil companies said on Monday.'As it stands now…

Norway Strike Could Cut Gas Output by 13%

Jul 04, 2022

A planned strike [this week] by Norwegian energy sector workers could cut the country's gas output by 292,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day, or 13% of output, employers' group the Norwegian Oil and Gas Association (NOG) said on Sunday.Oil output could be cut by 130…

Deirdre Michie to Step Down as Offshore Energies UK CEO

Jul 01, 2022

Deirdre Michie OBE has decided to step down as Chief Executive of Offshore Energies UK, formerly known as Offshore Oil and Gas UK (OGUK).Michie will hand over the reins at the end of the year after almost eight years at the helm of the offshore energy industry trade body in the UK…

Repsol Sinopec Names VP Decommissioning and Energy Transition

Jul 01, 2022

Repsol Sinopec has appointed Adam Sheikh as Vice President (VP) Decommissioning and Energy Transition.The newly created role sits on Repsol Sinopec’s Executive Management Team (EMT), reporting to CEO Jose Luis Muñoz.Sheikh, whose most recent EMT role was VP Business Projects…

Gazprom Cancels Dividend for First Time Since 1998. Shares Drop

Jun 30, 2022

Russian gas giant Gazprom has decided not to pay dividends on last year's results, the first time it will not pay out since 1998, sending its shares plunging by nearly 30%.'The shareholders decided that in the current situation it is not advisable to pay dividends based on the 2021 results…

Offshore Oil Workers' Strike on Equinor's Platforms Could Shut 4% of Norway's Oil Output

Jun 30, 2022

Some 74 Norwegian offshore oil workers at Equinor's Gudrun, Oseberg South and Oseberg East offshore platforms will go on strike from July 5, the Lederne trade union said on Thursday, likely shutting about 4% of Norway's oil production.The announcement by Lederne…

Norway: Lederne Oil Workers Reject Wage Deal

Jun 30, 2022

Members of the Lederne labour union representing Norwegian oil workers have voted against a wage deal negotiated with oil companies, a state-appointed mediator said on Thursday.It was not immediately clear if Lederne's members would go on strike as a result of the vote…

BP, Shell to Cover Employee Travel for Treatment after Roe v. Wade

Jun 30, 2022

Oil producer BP on Wednesday joined Shell in pledging to cover travel expenses for U.S. employee health care treatment following a Supreme Court decision overturning the Constitutional right to an abortion.Neither of the two European companies explicitly named abortion in their statements…

Eidesvik Offshore Names Cotgrove as New CFO

Jun 29, 2022

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Eidesvik Offshore has named Helga Cotgrove as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Cotgrove will join Eidesvik Offshore October 1, 2022 at the latest. She has more than 20 years of energy sector finance experience in various roles within M&A…

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