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.
CNOOC has started production from the Lishui 36-1 gas field.
Saipem has won four offshore drilling contracts with a total value of $540 million.
The M/V Polar Duchess has completed the 1,528-sq km (590-sq mi) Junon 3D seismic survey offshore the Seychelles for operator Ophir Energy.
Talisman plans a two-well exploration campaign later this year offshore Vietnam in the Nam Con Son basin.
Oil & Gas UK, OPITO, and the UK’s Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS) have commissioned EY to “map” the UK upstream oil and gas labor market.