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Connecticut Oil Trader Hit Again in Petrobras Bribery Case

Aug 29, 2023

A Connecticut oil and gas trader already charged for his alleged role in a bribery scheme to win business from Brazil's state-owned Petrobras oil company was hit with additional charges on Tuesday, the Justice Department said.Gary Oztemel, of Riverside…

Chevron's Union Fight Escalates in Australia

Aug 29, 2023

Chevron's two major LNG production facilities in Australia could face daily work stoppages of up to 10 hours next week after unions on Tuesday threatened labour action in a dispute over pay and conditions.Chevron's Gorgon and Wheatstone projects account for more than 5% of global LNG capacity…

Shell Announces Executive Committee Change

Aug 29, 2023

Ronan Cassidy, Shell plc’s Chief Human Resources and Corporate Officer, will step down with effect from December 31, 2023, and leave group service thereafter.Rachel Solway, currently Executive Vice President, Human Resources Organisation Development & Learning…

Australia Union Threatens Strikes at Chevron LNG Facilities

Aug 25, 2023

Unions at Chevron's LNG facilities in Australia warned on Friday that work stoppages could cost the U.S. energy major billions of dollars if demands over wages and conditions were not met.The warning came even as workers at a nearby Woodside…

Vår Energi Appoints New CEO and COO

Aug 25, 2023

Vår Energi has changed its executive management team, with Nick Walker will be joining Vår Energi as CEO and current CEO, Torger Rød, is transfering to the new role as COO.Walker most recently held the position as CEO of European E&P independent…

Petrobras CEO: Oil Industry is not the Villain

Aug 24, 2023

Petrobras CEO Jean Paul Prates participated in the CEO Oil and Gas Governors Meeting in Geneva this week and highlighted that it is crucial to raise people's awareness of the essential contribution of oil to the economy.The event was coordinated by the World Economic Forum…

Woodside Says Constructively Addressed Several Worker Concerns

Aug 22, 2023

Woodside Energy has 'constructively addressed' several concerns of workers at Australia's largest LNG facility, its CEO said on Tuesday, a day before crucial talks with unions aimed at averting any industrial action that could disrupt global supplies of the super-chilled fuel…

Wood Group Raises Profit Outlook on Contract Wins; CFO to Retire

Aug 22, 2023

British oilfield services and engineering firm John Wood Group raised its expectations for annual adjusted core profit on Tuesday, betting on contract wins in its energy and materials business to sustain growth.Wood scored major contract wins…

WSG Energy Services Records Several FPSO Asia Pacific Project Wins

Aug 21, 2023

WSG Energy Services (WSGES) in Singapore has secured multiple contract wins on Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel projects with a combined value in excess of at $10m.WSG was commissioned by Yinson Production to assist on the upgrade and conversion of FPSO Atlanta…

Outcome of Chevron, Woodside, Australian Unions Talks May Take Days

Aug 15, 2023

Negotiations between Chevron, Woodside Energy Group, and Australian unions on Tuesday are unlikely to yield results for days because unions will need to consult members on any decision, according to a source with knowledge of the matter that was not authorized to speak to media…

Development Director Named for 100 MW Floating Wind Farm in Scotland

Aug 15, 2023

Salamander, a floating offshore wind joint venture between Ørsted, Simply Blue Group, and Subsea7, looking to develop a 100 MW floating wind farm in Scotland, has appointed Hugh Yendole as development director.Yendole has more than 25 years of experience in the wind industry…

Hexicon Names Max Ek as Interim CFO

Aug 14, 2023

Hexicon, a floating wind power technology developer, has appointed Max Ek as its interim Chief Financial Officer (CFO), succeeding Anders Rössel whose departure was announced in July. Ek has during the past 2 years worked at Hexicon as Head…

Australia regulator clears way for strike vote at Chevron's Wheatstone, Gorgon LNG Plants

Aug 11, 2023

Australia's labor regulator cleared the way for strike action at Chevron's Wheatstone and Gorgon liquefied natural gas (LNG) facilities if workers vote in favor of such a step, fuelling concerns the country's exports could be cut.The Fair Work…

Occidental Shakes up CFO Role, Appoints Sunil Mathew

Aug 10, 2023

Oil and gas producer Occidental Petroleum said on Wednesday it had appointed company veteran Sunil Mathew as its new chief financial officer, a new executive in a span of three years. Occidental overtime has been shuffling its finance head quite frequently and it has been a bit of a revolving door…

Chevron, Woodside in Talks to Avert Strikes in Australia

Aug 10, 2023

Chevron and Woodside Energy Group said on Thursday they are holding talks with unions to avert threatened strikes at gas facilities that together supply about 10% of the global LNG market.Concerns over potential industrial action at three Australian LNG operations - North West Shelf…

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