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Chevron Accepts Australian Labour Tribunal's Terms to End Strike at LNG Plants

Sep 21, 2023

Chevron said on Thursday it had accepted recommendations from Australia's labor regulator to end its dispute with unions at its liquefied natural gas (LNG) facilities in Western Australia.The Fair Work Commission of Australia, which has the power to impose a settlement…

Australia Tribunal to Rule on Chevron LNG Strikes after Talks Fail

Sep 21, 2023

Fresh talks between Chevron and unions over strikes at two liquefied natural gas (LNG) facilities in Western Australia ended on Wednesday without a deal, a Chevron spokesperson said, leaving it up to a workplace tribunal to map a way forward…

Byrne to Spearhead Equinor's US Offshore Wind Operations

Sep 20, 2023

Norwegian energy industry giant Equinor has appointed of Samuel Byrne as Vice President of Operations at Equinor Renewables Americas to lead Equinor's offshore wind operations in the U.S.Bryne most recently served as Vice President responsible…

Wood Resigns from Valeura Energy Inc. Board to Pursue Full-time Senior Management Role

Sep 20, 2023

Valeura Energy Inc., the upstream oil and gas company with assets in the Gulf of Thailand and the Thrace Basin of Turkey, on Wednesday announced the departure from its board of directors of independent director, Kimberley Wood, effective September 18…

Unite's Petrofac Members Prepare for Strike on Ithaca Energy's Offshore Platforms

Sep 19, 2023

The UK-based union Unite said Tuesday that around 85 offshore workers employed by Petrofac Facilities Management Limited are set to take strike action over six days on installations operated by Ithaca Energy.According to Unite, the dispute centers on Ithaca Energy’s fourteen-day 'clawback' policy…

BP's Kate Thomson Steps into Interim CFO Role

Sep 19, 2023

Oil major BP has appointed Kate Thomson as interim chief financial officer. Thomson's appointment follows the appointment last week of Murray Auchincloss as interim BP chief executive officer, following the resignation of Bernard Looney from the CEO position…

Chevron's Strike-hit Australia LNG Facility Resumes Full Production

Sep 18, 2023

Chevron said on Monday full production had resumed at its strike-hit Wheatstone liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility in Western Australia after a fault last week cut production by about one-fifth.Wheatstone and the nearby Gorgon facility account for over 5% of global LNG supply…

Union Starts Further 24-hour Stoppage at Chevron's Australian LNG Facilities

Sep 18, 2023

Australia's Offshore Alliance union said on Sunday that workers had begun a second 24-hour strike at Chevron's liquefied natural gas (LNG) plants in Western Australia.'Another 24hr stoppage has been applied across all 3 facilities with 15% of…

SNC-Lavalin Group Rebrands to AtkinsRéalis

Sep 15, 2023

SNC-Lavalin Group Inc., a company providing engineering, procurement, and construction services, to various industries, said Friday it was rebranding to AtkinsRéalis.'Building on more than a century of accomplishments from brands such as SNC-Lavalin…

PIF-backed Oil and Gas Driller ADES Expected to Price IPO at Top of Range

Sep 14, 2023

Oil and gas driller ADES Holding is expected to price its initial public offering (IPO) at the top of a range announced this week, one of the banks on the deal said on Thursday.The company backed by Saudi Arabia's PIF sovereign wealth fund is expected to price its shares at 13…

Qatargas Changes Name

Sep 14, 2023

Qatargas has changed its name to “QatarEnergy LNG,” to emphasize a future vision for Qatar’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry, QatarEnergy said Thursday.'With a new name and logo, “QatarEnergy LNG” will continue to deliver on its commitment to safety…

BP Begins Search for New CEO with No Clear Front-runner

Sep 14, 2023

BP CEO Bernard Looney's abrupt resignation has thrown the British oil major into a leadership crisis with no groomed front-runner to succeed him, company and industry sources said on Wednesday.Several current and former BP insiders were seen as potential candidates to succeed Looney…

EXPLAINER-What Can Australia's Labour Tribunal Do in Chevron's Dispute with LNG Workers?

Sep 13, 2023

Chevron has asked Australia's Fair Work Commission (FWC) to intervene in its dispute with workers on strike at two major liquefied natural gas facilities, banking on new laws that came into effect in June and which empower the industrial arbitrator…

BP Sticking with Energy Transition Strategy, says Interim CEO

Sep 13, 2023

BP's interim CEO Murray Auchincloss said on Wednesday the company won't be derailed from its energy transition strategy by former leader Bernard Looney's abrupt resignation amid misconduct allegations.BP scaled back its energy transition strategy…

EU's Von der Leyen Pledges More Support for Wind Industry

Sep 13, 2023

The European Union will put forward a package of measures to support Europe's wind power industry as renewable energy companies struggle with challenges including inflation, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said on Wednesday…

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