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US Patent Approval for Wave Energy

Aug 15, 2019

AW-Energy Oy, a Finnish wave energy technology developer, received an “approval” for AW-Energy’s patent application from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).The patent [PCT/050485] provides AW-Energy with broad IP protection of its latest generation WaveRoller device including a range of operating improvements made to the device’s system and infrastructure, particularly on fail safe operating improvements to protect against extreme weather conditions…

Baker Hughes: U.S. Oil Drillers Cut Rigs Again

Sep 06, 2019

U.S. energy firms this week reduced the number of oil rigs operating for a third week in a row after drilling slowed for nine straight months as independent producers cut spending by about 10% this year.Drillers cut four oil rigs in the week to Sept…

Renewable Energy Brings 11 Million Jobs

Jun 14, 2019

According to the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) eleven million people were employed in renewable energy worldwide in 2018. This compares with 10.3 million in 2017.As more and more countries manufacture, trade and install renewable energy technologies…

O&G Skills Requirements Shifting

May 03, 2019

Action is needed now to retain, retrain, recruit and renew the workforce in a rapidly changing UK oil and gas sector.These are the findings presented by energy skills body OPITO, who has set out a strategy to prepare the UK oil and gas industry…

Talakar Named CEO of Siemens Oil & Gas

Apr 18, 2019

Arja Talakar has been appointed CEO of Siemens Oil & Gas, effective April 1, 2019. He will be based in Houston.Talakar brings to this position extensive leadership experience. Prior to taking this new role, he was responsible for Siemens Saudi Arabia…

Shell Appoints Sawan as Upstream Boss

Jan 17, 2019

Royal Dutch Shell has appointed Wael Sawan to head its oil and gas production division, replacing Andy Brown who will step down after 35 years at the Anglo-Dutch company.Sawan, 44, a Canadian citizen of Lebanese origin, currently heads Shell's deepwater operations…

Stork Names Hunt UK Regional Director

Jan 15, 2019

Stork's U.K. organization has appointed Steve Hunt as Regional Director U.K. to lead the evolving business within a range of sectors, both on and offshore. He takes on the position with immediate effect and will be based in Aberdeen.Stork, a Fluor company…

Seadrill CFO to Step Down in June

Jan 10, 2019

Norwegian offshore drilling rig firm Seadrill Ltd said on Thursday that Chief Financial Officer Mark Morris will step down following completion of the company's financial restructuring.The company, controlled by Norwegian-born billionaire John Fredriksen…

Total Taps Warn as Investor Relations SVP

Jan 10, 2019

French supermajor Total has appointed Brendan Warn as Senior Vice-President, Investor Relations, effective January 1, 2019. He succeeds Mike Sangster.Prior to joining Total, Warn was Managing Director and UK Head of Equity Research at BMO Capital Markets in London…

Miller Takes Over as Halliburton Chairman

Jan 02, 2019

Oilfield services provider Halliburton announced that its board of directors has appointed president and chief executive officer Jeff Miller as chairman of the board, effective January 1, 2019, following the retirement of executive chairman Dave Lesar on December 31…

Chevron Announces Leadership Changes

Dec 13, 2018

Oil major Chevron announced Monday it has named Navin Mahajan vice president and treasurer, effective February 1, 2019, and Dale Walsh vice president of Corporate Affairs, effective March 1.Mahajan, who is currently vice president, Finance Downstream & Chemicals…

DeltaTek Appoints Johnstone

Dec 11, 2018

Well construction specialist, DeltaTek Global, has announced the  appointment of Chris Johnstone as Operations Supervisor.Johnstone will focus on managing well site operations offshore and helping to design and develop new technologies, and…

Strategic Appointment for Carlton Resource Solutions

Dec 06, 2018

Carlton Resource Solutions has strengthened its senior management team with the addition of a highly experienced director to a key strategic role.With 22 years’ experience in oil and gas recruitment, Doug Robertson has joined the Aberdeen-based…

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.The company, which consists of NRG Well Examination and NRG Well Management, was founded by Andrew Mackay in 1988. Mackay has handed the reins to his son…

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.Lomax will be responsible for developing and managing the firm’s health…

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