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Bill Yuile steps up from BDM to MD at Apply Altra

Apr 28, 2012

Bill Yuile has stepped up from BDM to MD at Aberdeen-based engineering consultancy Apply Altra. He takes over from Agnar Kongshaug, who stood in for ten months while also serving as VP engineering with Norwegian parent group Apply Sørco.

Dave Workman elected chairman of UK’s Offshore Contractors Association

Apr 28, 2012

Dave Workman (pictured), CEO of Stork Technical Services, has been elected chairman of the UK’s Offshore Contractors Association (OCA). He replaces John Pearson, Amec Natural Resources’ MD for Europe and West Africa, who handed over…

David McKendrick appointed head of group sales

Apr 28, 2012

David McKendrick (pictured) has been appointed head of group sales at Aberdeenshire-based deck machinery specialist ACE Winches, tasked with driving its global strategic sales growth. He joins the company from GE Drilling & Production Systems…

Einar Brønlund takes over management of Aker Wirth

Apr 28, 2012

Einar Brønlund has taken over the management of Aker Wirth, an Aker Solutions drilling technologies subsidiary based in Erkelenz, Germany. He succeeds Christoph Kleuters, who is leaving the company at his own request.

Fraser Louden appointed managing director

Apr 28, 2012

Fraser Louden (pictured) has been appointed managing director of Reservoir Group’s well intervention and measurements business, based in Aberdeen. The former CEO, BDM and R&D manager of Read Well Services, who latterly served in an advisor role at FMC Technologies…

Lars Christian Bacher appointed Statoil's EVP

Apr 28, 2012

Lars Christian Bacher (pictured) has been appointed Statoil’s EVP development and production international and will take up the post on 1 September. He will succeed Peter Mellbye who is retiring after 30 years with the company. Bacher…

Lars Sørum new president of Sintef Petroleum Research

Apr 28, 2012

Lars Sørum becomes the new president of Norway’s Sintef Petroleum Research on 1 May. He is currently a research director at Sintef Energy Research.

Plumbing the depths

Apr 02, 2012

Subsea has moved from being the outlier to being ‘one of the core ways of us doing our business’, Chevron’s Peter Blake told the recent Subsea 2012 conference in Aberdeen. He expects the company’s net operated subsea production, currently in the region of 600…

Christoph Thiel new head of business development and sales

Apr 02, 2012

Christoph Thiel (pictured) is the new head of business development and sales for GL Garrad Hassan worldwide, based in Hamburg.

Gary Smith and Claudia Carvajal joins AGR

Apr 02, 2012

Gary Smith and Claudia Carvajal have joined the Aberdeen-based consultancy team of oil & gas service provider AGR.

Kerry Pelley new head of marine consultancy department

Apr 02, 2012

Kerry Pelley heads the new marine consultancy department set up by Viking Moorings in Aberdeen to offer the full-spectrum of rigmoving services including, for the first time, the provision of personnel. Karl Fear recently joined him as marine superintendent.

Jeremy Punnett named as global president of Offshore Installation Services

Apr 02, 2012

Jeremy Punnett has been named as global president of Offshore Installation Services, an Acteon company based in Aberdeen. He joins from Bibby Offshore where he oversaw business planning and strategic development.

Liv Monica Stubholt joins Kvaerner’s executive management team

Apr 02, 2012

Liv Monica Stubholt, a former deputy minister of petroleum and energy in Norway, joins Kvaerner’s executive management team as SVP strategy and communication at the end of April.

Remi Eriksen promoted to CEO of DNV Maritime and Oil & Gas

Apr 02, 2012

Remi Eriksen (pictured) has been promoted to CEO of DNV Maritime and Oil & Gas, based in Oslo, with Tor Svensen continuing as president and deputy CEO. Eriksen relocates from Singapore, where he served as COO of DNV’s Asia Pacific and Middle East operations.

Runar Tunem joins Rapp Hydema

Apr 02, 2012

Runar Tunem (pictured) has joined Norwegian winch and deck machinery specialist Rapp Hydema in the company‘s newly established Stavanger office as head of global sales and marketing. He brings to the role 17 years’ experience in the drilling, subsea and maritime sectors.

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