OE People: 2014 / August

 

Oceanlab, Shanghai Ocean University partnership

Aug 29, 2014

China's Shanghai Ocean University (SHOU) has been building the program at its new Hadal Science and Technology Research Centre (HAST). The Hadal Zone is ultra deewater, 6000m-11,000m below the surface and includes deep trenches formed by tectonic subduction…

OGIC appoints new chief executive

Aug 29, 2014

Ian Phillips joins the Oil and Gas Innovation Centre (OGIC) as chief executive. Phillips has more than 30 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry and brings a unique blend of experience, including 19 years in the operator community…

Wood Group appoints new HSSE

Aug 27, 2014

Nina Schofield joins Wood Group as head of health, safety, security and environment (HSSE). Schofield  will be responsible for developing and implementing HSSE strategies across Wood Group's global operations. Schofield began her…

ONS: Martin Landrø receives IOR award

Aug 26, 2014

Martin Landro won the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate’s (NPD) IOR award for his work on developing 4D seismic for mapping, production management and monitoring of reservoirs. Landro is a geophysics professor at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology…

Oman Oil appoints new CEO

Aug 25, 2014

The Board of Directors of Oman Oil Co. (OOC) has announced the appointment of Eng Isam bin Saud al Zadjali as the new Chief Executive Officer. Al Zadjali joins the company with over two decades of experience in the oil & gas sector,…

Chet Akiri named SVP, heading new ventures, strategy

Aug 25, 2014

Houston-based Bristow Group Inc., which provides helicopter services to the offshore energy industry, announced today that Chet Akiri has been appointed to the position of Senior Vice President and Chief Corporate Development, New Ventures and Strategy Officer…

SKF President, CEO Tom Johnstone to step down

Aug 25, 2014

Sweden's SKF Group announces that President and CEO Tom Johnstone has decided to step down, effective 1 January 2015. Photo at right from SKF. Leif Östling, Chairman of the Board of SKF, comments: “Under Tom’s leadership, SKF has developed into a knowledge engineering company…

2H Offshore developing Norwegian growth

Aug 22, 2014

2H Offshore appointed Paul Hopkins as principal engineer to develop 2H Offshore’s growing client base in Norway. Hopkins worked for 2H Offshore from 2001 - 2006 on a diverse range of riser projects, including Exxon’s Kizomba A and B developments and BP’s Shah Deniz project…

C & C appoints senior geotech engineer

Aug 21, 2014

Jill Rivette joins C & C Technologies Inc. Geotechnical Division in Houston TX as a senior geotechnical engineer.  Rivette is a licensed professional engineer in the State of Texas and brings with her many years of experience in geotechnical engineering…

Hunting appoints Norway regional manager

Aug 21, 2014

Ørjan Frøyland joins Hunting Energy Services as the new regional manager for Norway as it targets a period of strategic growth within the Scandinavian oil and gas market. Frøyland will be responsible for overseeing the establishment of the Hunting brand within the region…

H&W names director of ship and offshore unit repair

Aug 21, 2014

James Lappin has been appointed to the Board of Harland and Wolff Heavy Industries Ltd. (H&W) as director of ship & offshore unit repair.   He will have total responsibility for developing and growing the company’s business in this sector and for the successful execution of its projects…

GDF Suez E&P UK appoints managing director

Aug 18, 2014

GDF SUEZ E&P UK Ltd. appoints Ruud Zoon as managing director. Zoon joins from GDF SUEZ E&P Nederland B.V. where he has been managing director since 2010. He has 30 years of energy industry experience, holding senior management positions in locations including the Netherlands…

Oil & Gas UK announces vice co-chairman

Aug 14, 2014

Adrian Rose is Oil & Gas UK’s new contractor vice chairman. Rose, currently Transocean Ltd. vice president – Europe,will represent the contractor community. He joins Glen Cayley, upstream director, Shell UK Ltd., who was appointed as…

AziPac hires managing director

Aug 13, 2014

Frank Inouye joins Singapore-based AziPac Ltd. as managing director. Inouye brings over 34 years of industry experience to AziPac and the wider Azimuth and Seacrest Group. He has worked extensively in Australia, Asia, North Africa, Canada and South…

WG Intetech expands US presence

Aug 11, 2014

Colin Smith joins Wood Group Intetech to lead the expansion of its operations across the Americas. Based in Houston, Texas, Smith’s role will focus on developing WG Intetech’s business throughout the region, supporting its well integrity management solutions…

Shell names new projects & technology director

Aug 07, 2014

Royal Dutch Shell plc has named Harry Brekelmans as projects and technology director, effective 1 October 2014. Brekelmans is currently Shell’s executive vice president operated, upstream international. He joined Shell in 1990 and has…

Woods Hole Group names new President

Aug 06, 2014

Woods Hole Group today announced the appointment of Robert (Bob) P. Hamilton Jr. to President. Dennis Aubrey, who served as President since 2001, transitioned the office to Hamilton, and will serve as CEO. Hamilton joined Woods Hole Group in 1994…

Expo announces position changes

Aug 06, 2014

Expo Technologies announces position changes including a new managing director, director for the Americas and director of business systems. John Paul de Beer is the new managing director. De Beer joined Expo Technologies in 2006 and rose to engineering manager and in 2009…

Proserv appoints senior management team

Aug 06, 2014

Proserv appoints two vice presidents to its senior management team. Paul Douglas has been promoted to the role of VP operations with Bruce Stuart joining Proserv as VP sales and business development for Europe and West Africa (EWA) from FMC Technologies…

Shell names new Director of Projects & Technology

Aug 06, 2014

Royal Dutch Shell plc has named Harry Brekelmans as Projects & Technology Director, effective 1 October 2014. Brekelmans is currently Executive Vice President Operated, Upstream International. He joined Shell in 1990 and has held a variety of international management positions in Geosciences…

Halliburton appoints Miller President

Aug 06, 2014

Jeffrey A. Miller has been promoted to president  of Haliburton and also joins the Board of Directors, effective 1 August 2014.  In this new role, Miller will complement the leadership of Dave Lesar, Halliburton’s chairman and chief executive officer…

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