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Lundin takes on new VP

Apr 20, 2015

Sweden-based oil and gas exploration and production firm Lundin Petroleum recruited former Talisman Energy VP Nick Walker as senior vice president development and operations. Walker will join North Sea and Malaysia focused Lundin with…

New CEO for ABS Group

Apr 17, 2015

Houston headquartered technical services firm ABS Group appointed Todd Grove as its new president and CEO. Grove most recently served as senior vice president and chief technology officer for ABS Group's parent company, American Bureau of Shipping (ABS)…

Elmar appoints global after-sales manager

Apr 16, 2015

Elmar, the global leader in the design and manufacturing of wireline products for slickline and electric line applications, appointed Keith Thomson as global after-sales manager. Thomson, who brings more than 26 years of wireline operations experience to this role…

TDW names new CEO

Apr 10, 2015

T.D. Williamson (TDW) appointed Robert D. McGrew, previously TDW VP and CFO, to the position of president and CEO. McGrew will be responsible for the operating performance and strategic direction of the company.    A native of Ponca City…

Akastor names investment director

Apr 08, 2015

Paal E. Johnsen will take the position as investment director in Akastor, and will be a part of the company's executive management team, reporting to the CEO. Johnsen will be based in Oslo, and will start in his position on 1 July 2015 at the latest…

Former Roc chief headed for Afren top spot

Apr 07, 2015

London’s Afren is appointing Roc Oil's former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Alan Linn as its new CEO to take the place of Osman Shahenshah, who was terminated for “gross misconduct” in October 2014. Linn…

Eni backs new Saipem CEO

Apr 03, 2015

Italian operator Eni has backed a move to replace Saipem CEO Emberto Vergine with former Saipem and Eni executive Stefano Cao. Cao was worked at Saipem, which is 42.924% owned by Eni, from 1976 to 2000, during which time he held senior roles including CEO…

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…

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