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Borr Drilling Names New CFO

Dec 28, 2020

Offshore drilling contractor Borr Drilling has appointed Magnus Vaaler as its new Chief Financial Officer, replacing Christoph Bausch with effect from December 28, 2020.Vaaler currently serves as VP of Investor Relations and Treasury in the company…

Ocean Power Technologies Adds Three Directors to Its Board

Dec 24, 2020

Ocean energy technology developer Ocean Power Technologies's stockholders have appointed Clyde W. Hewlett, Diana G. Purcel, and Peter E. Slaiby to its Board of Directors.Terence J. Cryan, Chairman of the Board of OPT, a company that builds buoys that harvest and store wave energy…

Biden Set to Announce Picks for Core Climate and Energy Jobs

Dec 16, 2020

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden is close to announcing a slate of Cabinet nominees who will be central to his administration’s sweeping plan to fight climate change, according to sources familiar with the matter.The picks include a diverse list of nominees to head the departments of Energy…

Premier Oil CEO Steps Down from Board Ahead of Chrysaor Merger. New Company Name Revealed

Dec 16, 2020

UK-based oil and gas company Premier Oil, which is set to merge with rival Chrysaor, said Wednesday that its CEO Tony Durrant had stepped down from the Board of Directors, and would step down as CEO at the end of the month.Richard Rose will be the Interim Chief Executive from January 1…

Proserv, Intelligent Plant Ink Deal Aiming to Drive Digital Evolution

Dec 11, 2020

Proserv Controls signed a strategic alliance with software engineering firm Intelligent Plant, a deal aimed to deliver advanced control systems and data analysis to provide operators with digital solutions tailored to their needs and feedback…

Ocean Installer Changes name to Havfram

Dec 10, 2020

Norwegian offshore oil and gas and wind installation services company Ocean Installer on Thursday announced its new name - Havfram.The company said the name change reflected its increased commitment to offshore wind. 'The offshore wind-commitment…

Maersk Drilling Names New CFO

Dec 09, 2020

Danish drilling contractor Maersk Drilling on Wednesday said its Board of Directors had appointed Christine Morris as the new Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”) and member of the Executive Management with effect from January 5, 2021. Morris' appointment…

Norway: CHC Nets Three-Year Offshore Crew Transfer Deal with Equinor, Vår Energi

Dec 09, 2020

Offshore helicopter operator CHC has won a three-year contract with the Norwegian oil firm Equinor to provide personnel transportation services from Stavanger airport, Sola with two helicopters. Also, Equinor and Vår Energi have agreed to share capacity on one of the helicopters…

Pandemic Wiped 91,680 Jobs in U.S. Oilfield Services Sector

Dec 09, 2020

The U.S. oilfield services sector lost 91,680 jobs due to pandemic-related oil demand destruction, according to a monthly report compiled and published by trade group Petroleum Equipment & Services Association (PESA) on Tuesday.Demand for drilling…

Woodside's CEO Coleman to Retire in 2021

Dec 08, 2020

Woodside Petroleum Ltd said on Tuesday it has started looking for a successor for its long-time chief executive Peter Coleman who plans to retire in the second half of 2021.The change in guard comes at a tricky time for Australia's top independent gas producer…

SUT Appoints Cheryl Burgess as Chief Executive

Dec 03, 2020

The Society for Underwater Technology announced it has appointed Dr. Cheryl Burgess as Chief Executive, effective January 2021.Burgess brings to the role over three decades’ experience in the energy industry, including oil and gas (both offshore and onshore)…

Ex-Lockheed Martin CEO Joins Chevron Board

Dec 03, 2020

Marillyn A. Hewson, until recently CEO of aerospace and defense firm Lockheed Martin, has been elected to Chevron’s board of directors, effective on January 1, 2021. She will serve on the Audit Committee of the Board.  Hewson, 66, is executive chairman of Lockheed Martin Corporation…

Norway: Labor Union Agrees Wage Deal. Strike at Schlumberger Averted

Dec 03, 2020

Norway's Safe labor union has come to an agreement with employers over wages and other conditions at oil service companies, it said on Thursday, preventing a strike among workers.The bargaining covered drillers, well service crews, and other workers at oil industry subcontractors Schlumberger…

Siemens Gamesa CEO Elected Chairman of WindEurope

Dec 02, 2020

Andreas Nauen, CEO of wind turbine manufacturer Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE), has been elected Chair of WindEurope for the next 18 months.The European wind energy associations said Nauens appointment came a critical juncture for the wind industry…

Strike Could Hit Norway's Gas Exports, Close Offshore Fields

Nov 27, 2020

A key export terminal for Norwegian natural gas will close down on Saturday if a labour strike goes ahead as planned, resulting in a reduction of supplies to Europe, gas system operator Gassco said on Friday, sending prices sharply higher.The…

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