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Total Takes Over Toshiba's U.S. LNG Biz

Jun 04, 2019

French energy giant Total takes over the liquefied natural gas business of Japanese outfit Toshiba's Freeport LNG train tolling agreement and gains $800 million.The French oil and gas company will is paying $15 million for the shares in the Texan assets…

Luthi Steps Down as NOIA Head

Jun 03, 2019

The National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) announced that Randall Luthi will leave the organization next month, after serving as the group’s president for nearly 10 years. Luthi will return to his home state of Wyoming to serve as Chief Energy Advisor to Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon…

Eni Names Puliti Chief Upstream Officer

May 31, 2019

Alessandro Puliti has been appointed Eni’s new Chief Upstream Officer, effective September 1, 2019.Puliti will replace Antonio Vella, who will leave the company at the end of the year after a career spanning over more than 30 years.Puliti joined Eni’s Reservoir department in 1990…

OPITO Appoints VP for Americas

May 30, 2019

OPITO, the global, not-for-profit skills body for the energy industry, has appointed Brandon Grosvenor to the new role of vice president of strategic development for the Americas region.He had previously spent more than a decade with National Oilwell Varco in Houston…

Global LNG Trade Continues to Increase

May 30, 2019

Höegh LNG Partners, a provider of floating liquid natural gas (LNG) services under long-term contracts, said that with new LNG production facilities in the US and around the world coming on stream, global LNG trade continues to increase.This…

Norway Oil Workers Threaten Strike

May 29, 2019

Around 200 Norwegian offshore oil and gas workers plan to go on strike on June 4 unless pay negotiations lead to a deal with employers, the Lederne labour union said on Wednesday.A strike would hit seven offshore fields and at least two of those would have to shut production…

Edda Accommodation CEO Retires

May 29, 2019

Edda Accommodation, a specialized provider of offshore accommodation service vessels, has announced that Johan Rokstad retired as CEO.The managing director role of Edda Accommodation is now transferred to Kenneth Walland, CEO of Østensjø Rederi…

Uniper Sells Italian LNG Plant Stake

May 28, 2019

German energy group Uniper has concluded an agreement with Australian fund First State Investments to divest its stake in OLT Offshore liquefied natural gas (LNG) Toscana.First State Investments will acquire Uniper’s entire OLT stake. The purchase price for Uniper’s stake amounts to approx…

SENER Names Álvaro Lorente as MD

May 27, 2019

Spanish engineering and technology group SENER has appointed Alvaro Lorente, former Operations Manager in the energy division as Managing Director.He graduated in Industrial Engineering from the Pontificia Comillas University (ICAI), majoring in Electrical Engineering…

Bumi Armada Profit Up 28.5% in Q1

May 27, 2019

Malaysia's offshore oilfield services firm Bumi Armada announced that its first-quarter net profit jumped 28.5% on-year, mainly thanks to joint ventures, lower cost of sales, and lower distribution costs.Net profit for the January-March period climbed to 62…

Mexico Punishes Former Pemex CEO

May 23, 2019

Mexico's government has punished the former chief executive of state oil firm Petroleos Mexicanos for misuse of public funds in the purchase of fertilizer business Fertinal, according to three people with knowledge of the matter.The Public Administration…

DNV GL Hires Energy, Utilities Managers

May 17, 2019

DNV GL announced on Friday it has added two new key account managers for Energy North America. Elizabeth Kaiga will work with a wide range of accounts that include utilities, renewable developers, financial organizations and large corporations…

LNG Trailblazer Eisbrenner Dies at 58

May 13, 2019

Kathleen M. Eisbrenner, a liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry pioneer and Founder and Chairman of the Board of Directors at US based LNG development company NextDecade Corporation, has passed away at the age of 58.Eisbrenner enjoyed a remarkable career…

Sempra Names Bilicic Group President

May 13, 2019

Sempra Energy on Monday announced that George W. Bilicic has been named group president, effective upon completion of his service at Lazard later this year. Bilicic will lead the company's strategy, corporate development, and legal activities…

Weatherford to File for Bankruptcy

May 13, 2019

Irish-domiciled multinational oil and natural gas service company Weatherford International has entered into an agreement with its top creditors that will allow the company to file for a 'prepackaged' Chapter 11 bankruptcy - after more than four years without making a profit…

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