Offshore Engineer People News - page 159


Peter Saunders

Jan 10, 2012

Peter Saunders (pictured) has become general manager of Aberdeenbased XPD8. He previously served in a project management and business improvement role with Petrofac and as a consultant to Petrotechnics. Ian Cooper has joined XPD8 from PSN and takes up the role of maintenance engineering manager.

Rami Miled

Jan 10, 2012

Rami Miled has been appointed HB Rentals’ BDM for the Middle East and North Africa, based between the company’s facilities in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah.

Scott McMillan

Jan 10, 2012

Scott McMillan has been appointed MD of CLS Offshore, the Great Yarmouth, UK-based energy sector service company he joined at the start of last year. He was previously eastern hemisphere GM for Shaw Pipeline Services.

Susan Cunningham

Jan 10, 2012

ALL RHODES LEAD TO . . .: Susan Cunningham (pictured), SVP worldwide exploration at Noble Energy, received the Rhodes Petroleum Industry Leadership Award in Houston last month. It was one of six awards presented by the Petroleum Division…

Sarah Taylor

Jan 10, 2012

Sarah Taylor (pictured) has joined testing group Exova as a metallurgist in its Sandnes, Norway laboratory. She previously served Global Marine Systems as a consultant metallurgist and prior to that worked for Babcock Marine, MTD and Corus.

Vikas Shangari

Jan 10, 2012

Vikas Shangari has joined Stats Group as BDM for the Middle East. He was previously Qatar country manager for Hydratight. Aberdeen-based Stats is in the process of establishing a business unit in Doha, Qatar, and a branch in the UAE.

Vivien Broughton

Jan 10, 2012

Vivien Broughton (pictured) has been appointed VP resources at Senergy, tasked with further strengthening the company’s commitment to building and developing its global talent pool. She was previously with Transocean for 15 years.

Wendy Simpson

Jan 10, 2012

Wendy Simpson (pictured) has been appointed sales & marketing manager for Cutting Underwater Technologies, based at its Aberdeen HQ. She brings with her 18 years’ oil & gas industry experience.

Deeper and hotter

Dec 01, 2011

Baker Hughes continues to invest heavily in R&D, having reorganized itself along ‘geo-market' lines over the last couple of years. During the recent SPE ATCE gathering in Denver, Russell McCulley caught up with the oilfield services giant's president of products & technology…

Eaton is out there

Dec 01, 2011

Born in Houston, raised in London, Gardiner Henderson is no stranger to travel. Which is just as well, since his latest job has him in almost perpetual motion criss-crossing the globe to build business and raise awareness of a company he sees…

Firms & Faces December 2011

Dec 01, 2011

Hunting has completed the acquisition of Specialty Supply for an initial cash consideration of $31 million. Located in Houston, Specialty manufactures precisionmachined MWD parts used in directional drilling markets worldwide.Lankhorst Mouldings and…

Firms & Faces November 2011

Nov 01, 2011

FirmsGreatship Subsea Solutions and Gregg Marine formed an alliance to offer subsea geotechnical site investigation services globally. The venture plans to offer a DP2 geotechnical drillship with a seafloor drill capable of coring and sampling in 3000m water depth…

Firms & Faces - October 2011

Oct 01, 2011

FirmsTechnip acquired Global Industries in a deal worth $1.07 billion and expected to close early 2012. Technip sees the merger increasing its market reach in the Gulf of Mexico, Asia- Pacific and Middle East regions. Global Industries currently has about 2300 employees and operates 14 vessels…

The blowout school beckons

Oct 01, 2011

Petroleum engineering has once again become a popular course of study, perhaps nowhere more than in Louisiana. Russell McCulley looks at what its flagship university is doing to prepare the next generation of oil & gas professionals.In some respects…

Firms & Faces - OE September 2011

Sep 01, 2011

Australian contractor Clough is selling its offshore marine construction business to Malaysia's SapuraCrest Petroleum in a cash deal worth roughly $129 million. The sale includes the Java Constructor derrick lay barge, Clough's interest in the…

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