GC Rieber Shipping ASA has appointed
Christian W. Berg as CEO.
Tullow Oil has appointed Les Wood as
executive director and CFO. He succeeds
MODEC International Inc. has appointed
Yuji Murakami as
president and CEO.
Well Control Forum
has named Antony
Quin as CEO.
has resigned from the
Sevan Marine Ltd.
board of directors.
The company has
Smith as director
and Audit Committee
OPITO has appointed John McDonald
Kiran Chan-drasekharan has
joined Viking Sea Tech
as naval architect.
Noble Corp. has
W. Eifler as vice president and general
manager – Marketing and Contracts.
Petrosys has hired Scott Tidemann as
AG&P Engineering Inc. has named
Alfred Moujaes as head, Nancy Ballout as
vice president Process Operations, David
Franklin as vice president Engineering,
Julio Rios as vice president Technology,
Charles Rice as principal piping engineer,
Ali Aga as project manager for Engineering
Procurement and Construction, and Linna
Wang as principle process engineer.
Seacroft Marine Consultants has appointed Richard Pearce to the role of
marine engineering and dynamic positioning manager.
Tim Charters has joined the National
Ocean Industries Association as senior director of governmental and political affairs.
Baker Hughes, a GE company has
named Phil Mueller as vice president,
Hunting Energy Services has appointed
Ståle Granberg as business development
manager for Norway as it targets further
growth in the Scandinavian oil and gas
Stress Engineering Services Inc. has appointed Brian Weaver as sales manager.
Nick Clark has joined RVA Group as
Erdoel has appointed
Christoph Schlichter as general
manager for Brazil.
He is responsible for
opportunities in the
industry for the
DEA Petróleo e Gás
do Brasil, formed in
Mulligan to its board
Rovco has appointed Dr. Iain Wallace
as chief technology
has appointed Oliver Stettner as country
manager for Indonesia.
LAGCOE has named Don Briggs as
LAGCOE Looey 2017, an honorary position
given to someone who has accomplished
something great in the oil and gas industry.
Briggs is a founding member and president
of the Louisiana Oil and Gas Association.
David Asmus and Brian Bradshaw
have joined Sidley Austin LLP as partners
in the Houston office.
The merger of Baker Hughes and GE
Oil & Gas has resulted in the formation
of Baker Hughes, a GE company. The
new company has about 70,000 employees,
operations in more than 120 countries, four
product companies—Oilfield Services,
Oilfield Equipment, Turbomachinery and
Process Solutions, and Digital Solutions—
and 24 product lines and segments, and
dual headquarters in Houston and London.
The integration of the Russian businesses
will be completed upon receipt of Russian
Subsurface engineering group OPC
has formed an alliance with Fraser Well
Management. The two companies plan to
offer an integrated ‘one stop shop’ service
incorporating all stages of development
from geoscientific investigation, subsurface
engineering through well engineering and
project execution. The alliance will work
to ensure these activities are planned and
operated with execution and interpretation
in mind, removing the traditional communication barriers between the subsurface and
well execution disciplines.
Centrica and Stadtwerke München
(SWM) have agreed to combine Centrica’s
European oil and gas E&P business with
Bayerngas Norge to create a new independent European E&P company. SWM will
have a 31% stake in the joint venture and
Centrica 69%. The deal should be completed this fall, pending competition and
regulatory approvals. Centrica says the new
company will combine its cash-generative
and relatively near-term production profile,
mostly from fields in the UK and Norwegian offshore sectors, with Bayerngas
Norge’s more recently onstream producing
assets and development portfolio offshore
AG&P (Atlantic, Gulf and Pacific Co.)
has launched AG&P Engineering Inc.
in Houston. Combined with its subsidiary,
Gas Entec of South Korea and its construction and engineering group in the
Philippines, the company will develop LNG
infrastructure assets to serve the needs of
power, bunkering, mining, transportation
and industrial users in emerging economies
that are currently off-grid and not served
by existing LNG networks.
Petroleum Development Oman has
awarded pipeline services specialist STATS
Group a three-year master service agreement. This covers pipeline isolation and
localized hydrostatic testing services. The
agreement includes isolation and testing
services for PDO’s oil and gas condensate,
multi-phase pipelines and associated facilities; an initial site survey; and a client-wit-nessed factory acceptance test in STATS’
Abu Dhabi workshop.
McDermott International has contracted PJ Valves (PJV) and PJ Piping (PJP) to
supply valves and piping elements for a development offshore Trinidad and Tobago.
PJV and PJP will manufacture more than
500 ball, gate and double block and bleed
valves, and compact flanges from their facilities in Italy and India. All the valves will
be metal-seated to ensure durability against
the gas field’s abrasive conditions.
Rolls-Royce has signed a three-year
joint service agreement for 74 offshore
vessels with owners Siem Offshore and
Subsea 7. This involves maintenance and
servicing of all equipment supplied by
Rolls-Royce to the various vessels.
NextDecade LLC has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Port of
Cork to advance a joint business development opportunity in Ireland for a new
floating storage and regasification unit and
associated LNG import terminal infrastructure. Under the terms of the MOU, the
potential development at the Port of Cork
would receive LNG from NextDecade’s
planned Rio Grande LNG project in South
Texas. The development would provide
competitively priced energy solutions to