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Gabon, DRC reject Angola’s redraw of maritime border

Jul 21, 2014

Both Gabon and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in Kinshasa are rejecting Angola's proposed changes to the maritime borders, in which Angola seeks to increase its continental shelf length by more than 200mi. Gabon and the DRC have…

Odebrecht founder dies

Jul 21, 2014

Norberto Odebrecht, who founded one of Latin America’s largest engineering companies, Odebrecht, died Saturday of heart failure in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. The founder and honorary chairman of the Odebrecht Group, built a successful business with a 70-year history…

Meehan named SPE 2016 president

Jul 17, 2014

SPE names D. Nathan Meehan, Baker Hughes senior executive adviser, as its 2016 president. Meehan, who is based in Houston, Texas, will take office as president-elect on 29 October 2014 at the close of SPE’s Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition in Amsterdam…

Australian Parliament repeals maritime crew visas

Jul 17, 2014

On 17 July, senators in the Australian Parliament voted to disallow the Federal Government from continuing to issue Maritime Crew (subclass 988) visas to foreign workers for the purposes of working in Australia’s offshore oil and gas industry…

Gazprom appoints Burmistrova to head gas export

Jul 16, 2014

Gazprom, the world's largest conventional gas producer, has appointed Elena Burmistrova as Director General of its natural gas export division. Prior to her appointment, Burmistorva was Deputy Director General of Oil and Gas Products…

BEARCO personnel join Wild Well

Jul 15, 2014

BEARCO International’s personnel are to joni Wild Well Control's control engineering group, bringing the relief well expertise of John Wright, Jim Woodruff and Bill McElduff on board to enhance the company’s expertise and capabilities in the engineering…

OMS appoints new CEO

Jul 15, 2014

Oil and gas pipe measurement specialist Optical Metrology Services (OMS) has appointed Denise Smiles as its CEO, replacing former CEO and founder Dr. Tim Clarke, who is appointed as non-executive chairman at OMS. OMS said Denise will…

EFC Group names managing director

Jul 14, 2014

Houston-based EFC Group appointed Anand Puthran as its managing director, a newly created role for the company. Puthran joins EFC Group with more than 15 years of experience working in the oil and gas industry in managerial positions…

New Premier CEO gives update

Jul 11, 2014

On 25 June, London-based Premier Oil plc announced the appointment of Tony Durrant as Chief Executive Officer. Durrant joined Premier in June 2005 and has served as Finance Director of the company for nine years. Prior to joining Premier…

LLOG names new CFO

Jul 11, 2014

LLOG Exploration Co., L.L.C. announced today it has named Philip S. LeJeune as its Chief Financial Officer to replace John Newman who retired after serving as LLOG’s CFO for the last eleven years. LeJeune brings nearly twenty years of experience to his new position…

Hyperdynamics names Guinea country manager

Jul 10, 2014

Hyperdynamics Corporationannounced today that Tullow Guinea Ltd., has appointed Gilbert Yevi as its country manager for Guinea. Yevi previously served a leading role in the success of Tullow's Jubilee Field in Ghana. The Consortium, through Tullow…

Diamond Offshore appoints CCO

Jul 08, 2014

Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. has appointed Ronald Woll as Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer, effective immediately. Based in Houston, Woll will have oversight of company marketing and contract acquisition activities. Woll…

Noreco names new CFO

Jun 30, 2014

Tommy Sundt has been appointed CFO of Norwegian Energy Company ASA (Noreco). He will join the company on 2 September 2014. In his previous position, Sundt has served as CFO for Oslo-based Rocksource ASA, an exploration and production company…

Intecsea plans New Zealand expansion

Jun 27, 2014

INTECSEA will expand into New Zealand, choosing Philip Furr to lead the upstream offshore and subsea business in the country as its new offshore and subsea manager, the company announced on 25 June 2014. Furr will be based in the New Plymouth office…

Premier FD becomes CEO

Jun 25, 2014

Tony Durrant has been appointed CEO of UK-based exploration and production firm Premier Oil, with immediate effect. Durrant replaces Simon Lockett (pictured), who announced his plans to resign from Premier Oil in February this year. Read…

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