OE People: 2014 / May

 

IHC Merwede bolsters North American presence

Jun 12, 2014

IHC Merwede has strengthened its North American operations and reinforced its presence in Houston, Texas with a strategic appointment at the IHC Merwede America Corp. office. Thomas Agnevall is the new Vice President Business Development and will be based at the company’s Houston office…

Cairn Energy loses top execs

May 27, 2014

In an interim management statement on 15 May, Cairn Energy plc announced that three executive directors would stand down, as part of the Company’s long term succession planning. Sir Bill Gammell, Founder and Chairman, Dr. Mike Watts, Deputy CEO…

Cruickshank takes lead at BOEM

May 16, 2014

Walter Cruickshank was named acting director of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), part of the US Department of the Interior. He replaced departing chief Tommy Beaudreau, who became Interior Secretary Sally Jewell's chief of staff on 5 May…

Heads of Rosneft, Sinopec meet

May 15, 2014

Rosneft's President and Chairman of the Management Board Igor Sechin met with Fu Chengyu, Chairman of China Petroleum and Chemical Corp (Sinopec) in Beijing today, 15 May 2014. Rosneft reported that the parties discussed a wide range…

Spinrad named NOAA Chief Scientist

May 14, 2014

Marine Technology Society President-elect Dr. Richard (Rick) Spinrad will be stepping down from his MTS position as he is named chief scientist of the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). President Barack Obama announced the appointment 8 May 2014…

Talisman Sinopec boss leaves

May 14, 2014

Talisman Sinopec Energy UK's managing director Geoff Holmes left the busines with immediate effect, yesterday, with the firm's executive vice-president Europe-Atlantic Paul Warwick taking over the job in an interim role (pictured). Talisman…

Trowell named Ensco CEO

May 09, 2014

Ensco plc has named Carl Trowell chief executive officer and president, effective 15 June, the company announced on 9 May 2014. He succeeds Dan Rabun who is retiring after eight years as CEO. Rabun’s retirement was announced in November 2013…

OTC14: Sondhi joins Foundocean

May 05, 2014

FoundOcean announced that offshore structures expert Naval Sondhi recently joined the company to lead its strengthening, modification, and repair (SMR) design services division. Jim Bell, FoundOcean's Managing Director said: 'Naval’s…

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