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Petronas CEO to Leave for Role at Malaysia Airlines

Jun 08, 2020

Malaysia's prime minister on Saturday appointed the finance chief at Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas) to take over as chief executive at the state energy company, at a time when lower oil prices and the coronavirus pandemic have hit the firm's profits.The government of premier Muhyiddin Yassin has made a series of management changes at state-owned companies and government agencies since coming to power in March following the unexpected resignation of his predecessor…

China's Sinopec Starts Hiring for New Risk Management Unit

Jun 29, 2020

China Petrochemical Corp, or Sinopec Group, has started hiring for six top management positions for a new commodities risk management unit, according to a statement posted on the state energy company's official wechat account on Sunday.Formally…

Coleman Expects to Stay Woodside CEO for a Few More Years

Jun 23, 2020

Woodside Petroleum Chief Executive Peter Coleman expects to remain in the top job for around two or three more years, with the company grappling with a review of its project timeline and possible acquisitions, he said on Tuesday.While the company weighs acquisitions…

Neptune Energy Plans to Let 400 Office Workers Go

Jun 19, 2020

Oil and gas company Neptune Energy is looking to reduce its workforce by 400 positions, half of which are contractor roles, citing the impact of the COVID-19 and a drop in oil prices.'We anticipate approximately 400 roles across nine countries to be impacted by these proposals…

Coro Energy Settles with Ex-CEO over Contract Termination

Jun 18, 2020

Southeast Asia-focused oil company has settled with its former CEO after he threatened to sue following the termination of his service agreement in April.Coro Energy said Thursday that, 'having received appropriate legal advice on legal action threatened against the company…

Seafox's Push to Appoint Directors to GMS Board Rejected

Jun 12, 2020

Dutch offshore jack-up company Seafox has had its push to appoint two directors to the board of the UAE-based jack-up provider Gulf Marine Services, rejected.Seafox, a shareholder at GMS, on Thursday said it had written to Gulf Marine Services…

Otto Energy Looking to Appoint Gulf of Mexico Veteran as New CEO

Jun 12, 2020

Oil and gas company Otto Energy has said that Matthew Allen will step down as Chief Executive Officer and from the Board as Managing Director effective immediately by mutual agreement following the completion of his two-year assignment to Houston…

Industry Group Calls for 'Key Worker' Status for Offshore Energy Workers

May 29, 2020

The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has said that it continues its work to have all offshore energy workers recognized as 'key workers', in order to facilitate the efficient movement of personnel during the Covid-19 pandemic…

Rosneft Re-appoints Sechin as CEO

May 22, 2020

Russian energy giant Rosneft on Friday re-appointed Chief Executive Igor Sechin, an ally of President Vladimir Putin, for another five years.Sechin, who turns 60 in September, turned the company into one of the world's top oil players and earned the accolade of oil tsar…

KrisEnergy's Ang Becomes Permanent CFO

May 19, 2020

Southeast Asia-focused oil company KrisEnergy has appointed Joanne Ang, currently the Group’s interim Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”), as a permanent CFO.“The Board has reviewed and considered the qualifications, relevant experience and past performance of Ms…

Sechin to Stay at Rosneft's Helm for 5 More Years - Vedomosti

May 14, 2020

The Russian government has extended a contract for Igor Sechin, a close ally of President Vladimir Putin, to stay as the chief executive officer of giant oil producer Rosneft for five more years, Vedomosti daily reported on Wednesday.The daily…

Qatar Petroleum Plans New Wave of Job Cuts

Apr 30, 2020

Qatar Petroleum, one of the world's biggest energy companies, plans a new wave of job cuts and spending reductions to cope with the slump in oil and gas demand which has hit global economies, two sources familiar with the matter said.Economic…

Indonesia: Oil and Gas Sector Seeks Travel Ban Exemption

Apr 24, 2020

Indonesia's upstream oil and gas regulator SKK Migas will ask the Transport Ministry to exempt the sector from its ban on air and sea travel to reduce disruptions to drilling operations, an official at the regulator said on Friday.To curb the…

COVID 19: Only Essential Crew on OMV NZ Offshore Platforms

Apr 15, 2020

Austrian oil and gas company OMV has de-manned its offshore platforms in the Taranaki Basin in New Zealand to only essential crews due to the COVID-19 pandemic.Responding to request for comment by Offshore Engineer on how it is dealing with the COVID-19 situation…

Dyna-Mac Nets Offshore Vessel Hull Work

Apr 14, 2020

Singapore-listed Dyna-Mac has won an order to build two upper hull sections of an offshore vessel.Dyna-Mac said Tuesday that the order, from an unnamed repeat client, was valued at S$6.3 million.Under the terms of the contract, Dyna-Mac’s scope of work includes structural fabrication and erection…

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