HOUSTON – McDermott has appointed Jack McCormack as executive VP and COO. McCormack succeeds John T. Nesser. 06/30/2011
Merrill A. “Pete” Miller, Jr. has informed the National Oilwell Varco board of directors that he intends to step down as chairman and CEO.
Dan Rabun, chairman, president and CEO of Ensco plc, has chosen to retire after eight years of service.
VAALCO Energy has entered into the subsequent exploration phase on block 5 offshore Angola with partner Sonangol P&P.
ExxonMobil Exploration and partner OMV Petrom have started drilling the Pelican South-1 exploration well in the Neptun block in the Romanian sector of the Black Sea.
The semisub Bredford Dolphin has spud an exploration well for Lundin Norway on the Lindaormen prospect in the Norwegian Sea.
South Oil Co. has awarded Petrofac a second contract extension to support the Iraq Crude Oil Expansion Project.
Gulf Marine Services has won a contract for one of its Large Class self-propelled, self-elevating support vessels in the Dutch North Sea.