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Vallourec appoints North America lead

Apr 02, 2015

Vallourec appointed Nicolas de Coignac as senior vice president Vallourec Group, President North America effective 1 April 2015. In his new role de Coignac will lead all Vallourec businesses in North America, and drilling operations worldwide…

Lessons learned with Kristian Siem

Apr 01, 2015

Kristian Siem was early in his career when in 1978, with the market at rock bottom, he formed an investment group to take a punt on a rig. Now 65, the founder and chairman of Siem Industries, and chairman of Subsea 7 and Siem Capital, as well as director of a host of other companies…

Chevron's EVP Kirkland to retire

Mar 31, 2015

George L. Kirkland, vice chairman and executive VP of Chevron Upstream, will retire from the company effective 15 June 2015. He will be succeeded by James W. Johnson as executive vice president of Chevron Upstream on 16 June 2015. 'George's…

MacGregor assigns new VP

Mar 31, 2015

MacGregor has reorganized into seven operative divisions since the beginning of 2015. The offshore mooring and loading division drives the development of systems and equipment for offshore floating units. MacGregor has appointed Høye G. Høyesen as VP…

Jill Reid leads MMS Aberdeen team

Mar 30, 2015

Maclay Murray & Spens (MMS), the UK wide commercial law firm, has appointed Jill Reid, the former general counsel and company secretary of Dana Petroleum, as a partner to lead its oil and gas team in Aberdeen. Reid has worked her entire career in the oil and gas industry…

Petrobras announces new board member

Mar 27, 2015

Petrobras appointed Luciano Galvao Coutinho as chairman of the board after receiving Guido Mantega’s resignation on 26 March. Image of Petrobras headquarters. From OE Staff.   Coutinho…

Pedersen joins Det norske board

Mar 20, 2015

Det norske oljeselskap ASA elected Kjell Pedersen to the company’s board of directors. As a consequence of this appointment, Pedersen decided to resign from his duty as chairman of the board for Aibel AS. Tom Røtjer has at the same time resigned from his duty as member of the board…

Helix Energy's Chamblee to retire

Mar 17, 2015

Helix Energy announced that effective 11 May 2015, Cliff Chamblee will retire after 36 years in the offshore services business and will resign as executive VP and COO. Also effective 11 May 2015, Scotty Sparks will be promoted to the position of executive VP-operations…

Accommodation vessel market hinges on quality

Mar 16, 2015

The global offshore accommodation market has seen significant growth over the past five years, with persons on board (PoB) requirements increasing by 27% between 2009 and 2014. Although the recent oil price decline has negatively impacted the accommodation market to some extent…

WGK appoints new CEO

Mar 02, 2015

Wood Group Kenny (WGK) appointed Bob MacDonald as chief executive officer (CEO), effective 6 April. MacDonald. From Wood Group.   As CEO, MacDonald will lead the WGK executive team in the growth and governance of the business…

Shell exec to head Oil & Gas UK

Feb 27, 2015

The board of Oil & Gas UK has appointed Deirdre Michie as the organization’s new Chief Executive. Deirdre Michie will take up her position from 1 May 2015, replacing the current Chief Executive Malcolm Webb who formally retires on 31 May 2015…

Wood Group Mustang appoints CEO

Feb 25, 2015

Wood Group appointed Michele McNichol to the position of chief executive officer (CEO) for Wood Group Mustang (WG Mustang), effective immediately.  McNichol succeeds Steve Knowles, who will retire from Wood Group on 1 April 2015.  McNichol…

2H appoints Aberdeen director

Feb 11, 2015

2H Offshore appointed Phil Ward as a director in its Aberdeen office. Ward. From 2H Offshore.   This new role reflects Ward’s experience, knowledge and commitment to 2H, and is a promotion from his current role as principal engineer…

Lund joins BG month early

Feb 09, 2015

Former Statoil CEO Helge Lund has officially started his new role as CEO and executive director at BG Group - a month ahead of his planned start date.   Andrew Gould, who has been serving as interim Executive Chairman of BG Group since April 2014…

Petrobras names Aldemir Bendine CEO

Feb 06, 2015

Petrobras officially named Aldemir Bendine, current CEO of Brazilian bank Banco do Brasil, the successor to its outgoing CEO Maria das Gracas Silva Foster, the Brazilian operator announced on 6 February 2015. Earlier this week, Gracas…

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