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Sierra secures financing for Mexican E&P projects

Sep 22, 2014

Mexico City-based Sierra Oil and Gas secured equity commitments of US$525 million on Friday to develop projects in Mexico’s recently opened energy sector. Sierra, Mexico’s first independent exploration and production company, plans to participate in exploration…

Golar LNG names new chairman

Sep 22, 2014

London-based Golar LNG Ltd. (GLNG) has appointed Sir Frank Joseph Chapman to the Board of Directors and as the company's Chairman, effective 19 September 2014. Sir Frank Chapman has worked 40 years in the oil and gas industry, culminating…

DNV GL appoints new regional manager, South America

Sep 18, 2014

Alex Imperial has taken over as DNV GL Oil & Gas’s regional manager for South America just as the company is creating a dedicated research unit in Brazil. Imperial recently left Singapore, where he was Director for DNV GL’s Deepwater Technology Centre…

Steedman elected offshore survey chair, IMCA

Sep 17, 2014

Walter Steedman has been elected Chairman of the Offshore Survey Division of the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA). IMCA represents the interests of nearly 1000 offshore, marine and underwater engineering companies in over 60 countries…

DeepOcean hires new team members

Sep 17, 2014

DeepOcean Group Holding B.V. added Henk van den IJssel and Peter van der Hak to their team, effective 1 October 2014. “We are pleased that Henk and Peter have decided to join the DeepOcean team,” says DeepOcean CEO Bart Heijermans. “Henk…

OGIC appoints new chief executive

Aug 29, 2014

Ian Phillips joins the Oil and Gas Innovation Centre (OGIC) as chief executive. Phillips has more than 30 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry and brings a unique blend of experience, including 19 years in the operator community…

Wood Group appoints new HSSE

Aug 27, 2014

Nina Schofield joins Wood Group as head of health, safety, security and environment (HSSE). Schofield  will be responsible for developing and implementing HSSE strategies across Wood Group's global operations. Schofield began her…

Ecuador joins World Energy Council

Aug 27, 2014

Ecuador formally joined the World Energy Council as a member country last Friday, 22 August. In a ceremony in Quito, hosted by Dr. Esteban Albornoz Vintimilla, Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy, the World Energy Council formally…

ONS: Martin Landrø receives IOR award

Aug 26, 2014

Martin Landro won the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate’s (NPD) IOR award for his work on developing 4D seismic for mapping, production management and monitoring of reservoirs. Landro is a geophysics professor at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology…

Oman Oil appoints new CEO

Aug 25, 2014

The Board of Directors of Oman Oil Co. (OOC) has announced the appointment of Eng Isam bin Saud al Zadjali as the new Chief Executive Officer. Al Zadjali joins the company with over two decades of experience in the oil & gas sector,…

Chet Akiri named SVP, heading new ventures, strategy

Aug 25, 2014

Houston-based Bristow Group Inc., which provides helicopter services to the offshore energy industry, announced today that Chet Akiri has been appointed to the position of Senior Vice President and Chief Corporate Development, New Ventures and Strategy Officer…

SKF President, CEO Tom Johnstone to step down

Aug 25, 2014

Sweden's SKF Group announces that President and CEO Tom Johnstone has decided to step down, effective 1 January 2015. Photo at right from SKF. Leif Östling, Chairman of the Board of SKF, comments: “Under Tom’s leadership, SKF has developed into a knowledge engineering company…

2H Offshore developing Norwegian growth

Aug 22, 2014

2H Offshore appointed Paul Hopkins as principal engineer to develop 2H Offshore’s growing client base in Norway. Hopkins worked for 2H Offshore from 2001 - 2006 on a diverse range of riser projects, including Exxon’s Kizomba A and B developments and BP’s Shah Deniz project…

C & C appoints senior geotech engineer

Aug 21, 2014

Jill Rivette joins C & C Technologies Inc. Geotechnical Division in Houston TX as a senior geotechnical engineer.  Rivette is a licensed professional engineer in the State of Texas and brings with her many years of experience in geotechnical engineering…

H&W names director of ship and offshore unit repair

Aug 21, 2014

James Lappin has been appointed to the Board of Harland and Wolff Heavy Industries Ltd. (H&W) as director of ship & offshore unit repair.   He will have total responsibility for developing and growing the company’s business in this sector and for the successful execution of its projects…

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