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16,000 Extra Workers Needed in UK’s Offshore Wind Sector by 2030

Dec 04, 2023

A new labor forecasting tool (LFT) is predicting around 16,000 additional workers could be needed in the UK’s offshore wind industry by 2030, and 12,000 extra workers will be needed specifically for carbon capture and hydrogen projects by 2027…

bp's Search for New CEO to Extend into Next Year

Nov 30, 2023

bp's search for a new chief executive is set to extend into the first quarter of 2024, three sources told Reuters, while the board's probe into whether previous CEO Bernard Looney breached the code of conduct in his undisclosed personal relationships with staff drags on…

Gazelle Wind Power Appoints U.S. Wind Finance Pioneer as CFO

Nov 29, 2023

Floating platform developer Gazelle Wind Power has appointed clean energy finance industry expert Álvaro Ortega as Chief Financial Officer (CFO).Ortega is the former Vice President of Finance at Avangrid Inc., a publicly traded company on the NY Stock Exchange and the U…

Probe Launched after Valve Block Strikes Worker on OKEA's Brage Platform

Nov 23, 2023

The Norwegian offshore industry safety body has launched an investigation after a person was hit by a valve block on the OKEA-operated Brage platform, offshore Norway, on Tuesday, November 21, 2023. According to the Petroleum Safety Authority of Norway (PSA)…

Rovco Completes Survey Work for Floating Offshore Wind Farm in North Sea

Nov 23, 2023

Rovco said Thursday it had completed all survey work on behalf of Flotation Energy and Vårgrønn for the planned Cenos floating offshore wind farm located in the Central North Sea, 200 kilometers off the coast of north-east Scotland.Rovco was…

H. Keith Jennings Joins Noble Corp. as Director and Audit Committee Chair

Nov 23, 2023

Offshore drilling firm Noble Corporation has appointed H. Keith Jennings to serve as a director. Jennings was also appointed as the chair of the Audit Committee.Charles M. Sledge, Chairman, on behalf of the Board of Directors, commented: 'We…

Corvus Energy Names Fredrik Witte as New CEO

Nov 23, 2023

Corvus Energy, a Norway-based provider of battery energy storage solutions and fuel cell systems for maritime, offshore and port applications, has appointed Fredrik Witte as the new CEO, starting January 1, 2024.  Until Witte starts, CFO Mette Rokne Hanestad will serve as the Interim CEO…

Sultan al-Jaber: the UAE Oil Boss Steering COP28

Nov 23, 2023

Sultan al-Jaber, the United Arab Emirates oil chief executive and leader of COP28 climate talks, has a formidable reputation for earnestly pursuing results.His position as leader of state energy giant ADNOC has alarmed environmental critics…

Serica Energy CFO Andy Bell to Step Down, Martin Copeland Named Successor

Nov 21, 2023

Serica Energy, a UK-based upstream oil and gas company, said Tuesday that its Chief Financial Officer Andy Bell had informed the board of his intention to step down from his role in the New Year when he will be replaced by Martin Copeland. Copeland…

Orsted's Finance and Operations Chiefs Out after Big Losses

Nov 14, 2023

Denmark's Orsted said on Tuesday that its finance and operations chiefs were stepping down with immediate effect after the offshore wind farm developer earlier this month reported large financial losses.The search for successors to Chief Financial…

Dolphin Drilling Names Ex-Awilco Drilling CEO as Chief Strategy Officer Amid Offshore Drilling Rebound

Nov 08, 2023

Offshore drilling contractor Dolphin Drilling said Wednesday it had appointed Jon Oliver Bryce as Chief Strategy Officer, as, the company says, the market for mid-water moored semi-submersibles continues to rebound.Jon Oliver Bryce, the former…

Advanced Watertek Puts Focus on Offshore Sustainability at OJME Conference

Nov 08, 2023

Advanced Watertek, a provider of water treatment solutions, has recently delivered a presentation that emphasized the alignment of offshore operations with Global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) requirements…

Repsol Sinopec Resources UK Changes Name

Nov 03, 2023

Repsol Sinopec Resources UK Limited, an oil and gas exploration and production company operating in the North Sea, said this week that the company would be renamed Repsol Resources UK.'On 28th April 2023 it was announced that a settlement and…

UK's Wood Group Ropes in Rolls-Royce exec as New CFO

Nov 01, 2023

John Wood Group on Wednesday named Arvind Balan, a finance executive at Rolls-Royce, as the British oilfield services and engineering firm's new chief financial officer, effective April 2024.Balan has been the CFO at the aero-engineer's Civil…

Terje Askvig Joins Prosafe as New CEO

Nov 01, 2023

Prosafe, an offshore accommodation rig provider, has welcomed Terje Askvig as its new CEO.'Terje brings extensive experience from shipping, oil service and private equity and has among others experience from Eitzen Chemical, Fred Olsen & Co and Triton Partners…

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