KrisEnergy Ltd. has appointed Kelvin
Tang as CEO. He succeeds Jeffrey S.
Paragon Offshore Ltd. has named James
Swent III as president and CEO, George
Sandison as chairman of the board of
directors, Anirudha Pangarkar as senior
vice president and COO, and Lee M. Ahl-strom as senior vice president and CFO.
DEA Deutsche Er-
doel AG has appointed
Hanssen as CEO
and chairman of the
The appointment is
expected to take effect
in January 2018. She
will succeed Thomas
Rappuhn, who is
leaving after 30 years
at the company, including 12 years on the
Executive Board and eight years as CEO.
Golar LNG Ltd. has appointed Iain Ross
as CEO. He succeeds Oscar Spieler.
Lamprell has appointed John Malcolm as non-executive chairman, Debra
Valentine as the chair for the Remuneration & Development Committee, and Mel
Fitzgerald as the chair for the Nominations
& Governance Committee.
KBR Inc. has appointed Lieutenant
General Wendy M. Masiello, USAF
(Ret.) to its board of directors. She will
serve on the Audit and the Health, Safety,
Security, Environment and Social Responsibility committees.
The board of
directors of Petroleum
has appointed Rune
Olav Pedersen as
president and CEO.
He succeeds Jon Erik
Petroleum Directorate has hired Torgeir
Stordal as exploration
The Bourbon board of directors has
elected Jacques de Chateauvieux as executive chairman, Gaël Bodénès as CEO,
and Astrid de Bréon as CFO.
SOCO International plc executive directors Roger Cagle and Cynthia Cagle have
decided to retire in the second half of 2018
after more than 20 years with the company.
Well-Safe Solutions has appointed
Graeme Murray as legal and commercial
director, Glenn Wilson as chief technical
officer, and Jim Christie as director of
has appointed Karl
Blanchard as executive vice president and
COO. In this role, he
will oversee all region
and product line operations; quality, health,
safety, security and
environment; sales; engineering, research and development; and
supply chain. The company has also named
Roxanne J. Decyk and David S. King to
serve on its board of directors.
The International Marine Contractors
Association has hired David Bloom as
director for client engagement.
McDermott International Inc. has appointed Philippe Barril to its board of
directors. He will serve on the company’s
Noble Corp. plc has named Julie J.
Robertson to its board of directors.
Westwood Global Energy Group has
recruited Ian McDonald as a manager in
the Aberdeen office and Boris Adokou as
an associate in the London office.
Allan Palmer has joined Aqueos Corp.
as project manager - special projects.
AG&P has hired
Abhilesh Gupta as
Global CFO and commercial head.
has appointed Matt
Corbin as regional
operations director for
the UK and Europe.
has appointed Ankit
Munjal as regional
sales manager in Singapore.
Styrk Bekkenes has stepped down as
president of Palfinger Marine.
National Oilwell Varco Inc. has named
Melody B. Meyer to its board of directors.
Seanamic Group has appointed Martin
Barnes as CEO.
Caley Ocean Systems has appointed
Douglas Morrison as managing director
and Keith Hamill as sales director.
UTEC has appointed Cor y Goodyear,
Mick Elmslie, and Jonathan Watt as business unit directors across its Americas and
Europe and Africa business units.
Danos has promoted Clay Carter to
coatings operations manager.
Suretank Latin America has hired Paulo
Fernandes Gurgel as senior consultant.
In this newly created role, he will head up
the company’s operational cost savings pro-
gram, Suresave, providing strategic support
and advice to customers to help improve
efficiency of their operations, and deliver
value added propositions with immediate
impact on cash management.
Advisian has appointed Adam Bough-
ton to the newly created role of regional
director Infrastructure, Europe, Middle
SpotSee has named Ted Harvey as vice
president of global operations.
Steve Window has joined SIMWAVE,
the maritime simulation center in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, as the manager for
Cosasco has appointed Anupam Sangal
as vice president of Operations
Orbital Gas Systems has hired Jacob
Tivey as trace measurement specialist,
based in the company’s Houston office.
Tenaris has opened its new 8-acre
service center in Aberdeen. The facility
includes pipe storage, an inspection facility,
and an indoor warehouse to handle the
management, preparation and delivery
of OCTG, both casing and tubing. From
this center, the company will provide a full
range of logistics, storage, cleaning, and
inspection services for OCTG and accessories, along with complete pipe management
services such as Pipe Tracer, a pipe-by-pipe
identification system that allows customers
to keep track of their inventories and to
update pipe status and service conditions.
Baker Hughes, a GE company and
Yokogawa Electric subsidiary KBC are
teaming up to provide a combination of
process simulation, asset performance
management, and operational software
solutions to the oil and gas industry. This
will use GE’s Predix, the platform for the
industrial internet, to deliver one unified
view, thereby extending KBC’s Petro-SIM
process simulation modeling across the oil
and gas value chain and providing connectivity between operations, assets, people,
and business processes. Integrating KBC
technology with BHGE’s digital solutions
should help clients reduce bottlenecks in
facilities, processes and equipment, BHGE
claims, thereby optimizing production and
lowering risk. By integrating data analytics
connected by seamless workflows between
facilities and operations, the company adds,
time spent on analyzing operations will be
CEFC China Energy Co. and Glen-
core/QIA have agreed to acquire a
14.16% stake in Russian state-controlled
oil company Rosneft. The transaction has
preliminary approval from the National
Development and Reform Commission of
China, although completion remains subject to final negotiations and the receipt of