OE People: 2018 / November

 

KNOT Offshore CEO/CFO John Costain Steps Down

Nov 29, 2018

UK-based KNOT Offshore Partners has announced that John Costain has decided to step down as CEO and CFO of the partnership. Image: KNOT Offshore Partners 'Although Costain is resigning…

MHI Vestas Hires US Offshore Vet

Nov 28, 2018

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind (MVOW), a joint venture of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Vestas Wind Systems, has announced the appointment of Jason Folsom, the US offshore wind veteran. Photo: MHI Vestas Offshore Wind Folsom…

Thain Named CEO at THREE60 Energy

Nov 28, 2018

Energy services provider THREE60 Energy has appointed Walter Thain as Group Chief Executive Officer. He will be responsible for leading strategic growth across the group, broadening its technical and geographic capability and extending its footprint in key energy markets…

New Leadership at NRG Group

Nov 27, 2018

Aberdeen-based NRG Group announced two new directors have been appointed to lead the family-owned company. Daniel Mackay, Andrew Mackay and Erica McPherson (Photo: NRG Group) The company…

UK Ambassador Visits Energean's Offshore Facilities

Nov 26, 2018

United Kingdom Ambassador to Greece Ms. Katherine Smith visited Energean offshore drilling facilities at Prinos. Photo provided by Energean Oil & Gas PLC The Delegation of the British…

Xodus Hires Jones as Decom Lead

Nov 26, 2018

International energy consultancy Xodus Group has appointed Gareth Jones as Decom Lead based in the company’s Aberdeen office. He will be responsible for advising and supporting operators in relation to environmental and societal impacts associated with decommissioning…

ROVOP Names Lamont Non-executive Director

Nov 20, 2018

Remotely operated underwater vehicles (ROV) services provider ROVOP announced the appointment of David Lamont as a non-executive director. David Lamont (Photo: ROVOP) Lamont has over 35 years of industry experience in the oil and gas sector…

NKT Names Andersen Interim CEO

Nov 19, 2018

Cable manufacturer NKT announced Monday that its CFO Roland M. Andersen will step in as interim CEO of NKT as Michael Hedegaard Lyng steps down as CEO. (Photo: NKT) The appointment became effective November 16…

Lomax Joins TEMS International

Nov 19, 2018

Aberdeen-headquartered oil and gas service company TEMS International has appointed Nicola Lomax to the newly created role of QHSE manager as it continues to expand its workforce in response to growing demand for its services. Nicola…

Castello Branco Named Petrobras CEO

Nov 19, 2018

Brazil's incoming far-right government on Monday tapped a University of Chicago-trained economist with experience in the oil sector to be the chief executive of state-controlled Petroleo Brasileiro SA, amid a debate over privatization of the company's assets…

Ampelmann Completes Half a Million Safe Transfers for BP

Nov 18, 2018

Dutch offshore access solutions provider Ampelmann has reached a new milestone: 500,000 safe personnel transfers for BP globally. Image: Ampelmann The  provider of offshore personnel…

Leadership Changes at Anadarko

Nov 16, 2018

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation announced Thursday that Bob Gwin, formerly Executive Vice President (EVP), Finance and CFO, has been named President. In his new role, Gwin will be responsible for leading Anadarko's worldwide operations, project management…

Suncor CEO to Retire Next Year

Nov 15, 2018

Suncor Energy Inc said on Wednesday its chief executive will retire mid-next year, with the company's chief operating officer taking over the top job at that time. (Photo: Suncor Energy) Steve Williams…

Bergen Group: New CEO, CFO

Nov 15, 2018

Norway's Bergen Group has appointed Nils Hoff as its new CEO and Morten Riiser as CFO, effective Thursday. Nils Hoff (Photo: Bergen Group) Hoff succeeds Torgeir Nærø, who has resigned as CEO to pursue other opportunities…

Rovco Grows Its Team

Nov 14, 2018

Remotely operated underwater vehicle (ROV) and hydrographic survey company Rovco said on Wednesday that it has established a dedicated business development team to support its growth plans as it looks to increase its presence in key international markets…

China Names CNPC Exec Top Energy Official

Nov 14, 2018

China's government has appointed a senior oil industry executive as the country's top energy official, state-run media China Energy News reported on Wednesday.Zhang Jianhua, president of China's largest oil and gas group CNPC, has been named director of the National Energy Administration…

ROVOP Opens Middle East Hub

Nov 13, 2018

Remotely operated vehicle (ROV) services provider ROVOP said it has expanded in the Middle East, opening a new base in the region. (Photo: ROVOP) Two senior staff members, operations…

Halliburton Appoints Loeffler CFO

Nov 12, 2018

Halliburton Company said that Lance Loeffler, previously vice president of Investor Relations, has been promoted to Chief Financial Officer.Loeffler will lead the company’s financial functions, including financial planning and analysis, accounting and financial reporting…

Ridge Hires Sandal as Subsurface Manager

Nov 12, 2018

Norwegian offshore consultancy Ridge has appointed Ole Jacob Sandal as subsurface manager, effective November 1, 2018. Ole Jacob Sandal (Photo: Ridge) Sandal possesses extensive international…

GC Rieber Shipping Taps Ytredal as CEO

Nov 12, 2018

Norwegian offshore shipping company GC Rieber Shipping announced acting chief executive officer Einar Ytredal has appointed to the CEO role on a permanent basis. At the same time, Øystein Kvåle was named new chief financial officer (CFO) and…

Ampelmann Opens Dubai Office

Nov 09, 2018

Offshore access solutions provider Ampelmann has opened an office in Dubai, its second in the Middle East, in a move aimed at further expansion in the region. (Photo: Ampelmann) The new…

Mintra Group Acquires Atlas Knowledge

Nov 09, 2018

The HR, competence and training specialist Mintra Group said it has acquired Aberdeen headquartered learning technology services firm Atlas Knowledge. Mintra Group''s CEO Scott Kerr (left) and UK Managing…

MacArtney Hires Behrens as CCO

Nov 08, 2018

Michael Behrens has been named chief commercial officer of subsea technology provider MacArtney Underwater Technology from November 1, based at the company's headquarters in Esbjerg, Denmark. Michael…

W&T Offshore Reshuffles Executive Management

Nov 06, 2018

The US-based oil and natural gas acquisition, exploitation and exploration company W&T Offshore announced certain executive management changes within the Company, effective immediately. Pic: W&T Offshore…

Smith Named CFO of Wintershall DEA

Nov 06, 2018

Paul Smith has been appointed as future chief financial officer (CFO) and member of the management board of European exploration and production company Wintershall DEA, BASF and LetterOne announced on Tuesday. Paul…

Chevron Names Green President of N. America E&P

Nov 06, 2018

Steven W. Green has been named president of Chevron North America Exploration and Production, succeeding Jeff Shellebarger, who is retiring from Chevron after 38 years of service. Steven W. Green (Photo…

Subsea Global Solutions Acquires Muldoon Marine Services

Nov 05, 2018

Commercial diving company Subsea Global Solutions (SGS) said it has acquired Muldoon Marine Services (Muldoon), a commercial diving firm based in Long Beach, Calif.'This is an exciting day for the SGS family as this acquisition will further…

ConocoPhillips Announces Leadership Changes

Nov 01, 2018

Houston based E&P company ConocoPhillips announced it has realigned its executive leadership team following news that its executive vice president, Production, Drilling and Projects Al Hirshberg will retire. From left: Al Hirshberg…

Shell CFO Sees Oil Industry Cost Inflation

Nov 01, 2018

Royal Dutch Shell Chief Financial Officer Jessica Uhl said on Wednesday wages and services costs in the oil and gas industry around the world have started rising following a deep downturn since 2014. Jessica…

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