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Offshore Oil Rig Infection Exposes Coronavirus Dangers

Mar 12, 2020

Equinor reported the oil industry's first coronavirus infection on an offshore installation on Wednesday, highlighting the challenge in preventing contamination for thousands of workers living in the close quarters on rigs and platforms.A worker was in isolation on the Norwegian energy firm's Martin Linge oil and gas platform off Norway where production is due to start at the end of this year, the company said…

PetroVietnam Reduces Salaries to Cope with Coronavirus, Low Oil Prices

Apr 01, 2020

Vietnam Oil and Gas Group is cutting employee salaries to rein in costs as it grapples with low oil prices and a coronavirus pandemic that has infected 212 people in the southeast Asian nation, the company said on Wednesday.The move was part of efforts to cut costs by 15% to 30%…

Abu Dhabi's Gulf Marine Services Reaches Debt Restructuring Deal

Mar 31, 2020

Abu Dhabi-based Gulf Marine Services (GMS) said on Tuesday it had reached an agreement with its syndicate of banks to restructure its debt that will help it weather the coronavirus crisis.London-listed GMS provides support vessels for offshore oil and gas and other energy installations…

Qatar Eases Exit Visa Rules for Oil and Gas Sector

Mar 20, 2020

Qatar has removed exit visa requirements for an additional segment of its foreign labor force, including some of those working in the oil and gas industry, according to official tweets posted on Friday.Qatar in 2018 eliminated exit visas for many foreign migrant workers…

Santos Reviewing Spending Plans. Freezes Hiring, No Mass Job Cuts Planned

Mar 17, 2020

Santos Ltd, Australia's No. 2 independent gas producer, said on Tuesday it is reviewing all its capital spending plans in light of the collapse in oil prices and would stop all new hiring.Santos had planned to spend $1.45 billion in 2020, including $500 million on major growth activities…

Lukoil Shakes Up Top Management

Mar 04, 2020

Lukoil shook up its oil production business on Wednesday, promoting a low-profile executive and splitting the role of a veteran of Russia's top private oil producer, who is seen as a possible future leader. đRussia's second-biggest oil producer…

Roll Group to Devlop Yard in Indonesia

Mar 03, 2020

The Netherlands based heavy cargo specialist Roll Group said it has signed a contract to further develop and open its own yard at Indonesia's Bintan Offshore Marine Center (BOMC).BOMC has offered Roll Group the opportunity to become an exclusive partner in the BOMC yard…

Hempel Taps Lindström as COO

Feb 27, 2020

Katarina Lindström will join Hempel as Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer from August 1, 2020 as the coatings manufacturer aims to double in size.As Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer (COO), Katarina Lindström will be a member of Hempel’s Executive Management Board…

Worley CEO to Step Down. Replacement Named

Feb 03, 2020

Australia-based oilfield services and engineering company Worley has named a new CEO after Andrew Wood decided to retire after 26 years with the company, seven as CEO.He will be replaced by Chris Ashton, who has been with Worley since 1998, most recently serving as the Chief Operating Officer…

Permanent Deals for Monadelphous' Ichthys Workers

Jan 24, 2020

Australian unions have negotiated permanent contracts for 70 percent of their members working for Monadelphous aboard Inpex facilities.'The Offshore Alliance and [Electrical Trades Union] negotiated Monadelphous INPEX facilities EBA [Enterprise…

Malaysian Stock Exchange to Delist Perisai

Jan 20, 2020

Malaysian offshore vessel and rig owner Perisai Petroleum Teknologi is about to get delisted after Bursa Malaysia decided to dismiss the company's request to give it more time to get its business in order.Perisai, which provides vessels and rig to the local oil and gas industry…

Barakah Offshore Files Petronas Carigali Claim

Jan 17, 2020

Malaysian offshore oilfield services company Barakah Offshore Petroleum has filed a claim against the compatriot oil company Petronas Carigali for unpaid work and has threatened to seek Petronas' winding up unless it gets paid what it is owed…

Mammoet Completes ALE Acquisition

Jan 08, 2020

The Netherlands-based Mammoet confirmed it has completed its acquisition of UK-based rival ALE, creating the industry’s largest engineered heavy lifting and transport services provider.The businesses will operate as one company under the Mammoet…

Rocsole Taps Tienhaara as CEO

Dec 11, 2019

Tomography technology company Rocsole said it has appointed Mika Tienhaara as the new chiefe executive officer starting in 2020.Tienhaara has previously been CEO of the Ascom Separation which was acquired by Sulzer Chemtech AG, and has held various roles in Aker Solutions…

Former China Energy Chief Jailed for Life

Dec 02, 2019

Former head of China's National Energy Administration Nur Bekri has been sentenced to life in prison for accepting bribes, China's Supreme People's Court said on Monday.The court said in a statement published on Chinese social media platform Weibo that Bekri confessed his crimes while on trial…

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