People on the Move

Seatronics promotes Donaldson to VP global operations

Seatronics Ltd. has promoted Derek Donaldson from vice president Asia Pacific to vice president global operations.

MSIS appoints four new managers

MSIS has increased its business development team in Aberdeenshire with key managerial appointments. 

Lundin Petroleum appoints president and CEO

Lundin Petroleum has appointed Alex Schneiter as president and CEO, effective Oct. 1, 2015.

FairfieldNodal appoints president and CEO

FairfieldNodal has appointed Charles W. Davison Jr. as president and CEO.

AFGlobal names president and CEO

AFGlobal Corp. has appointed Curtis Samford as president and CEO.

Lundin joins TAG’s board

Henrik Lundin has joined the TAG Oil Ltd. board of directors.

Ceona promotes Preece to CEO, Preston retires

Ceona has promoted to CEO its executive vice president of commercial and business development, Mark Preece.

Sparrows Group names Bertone to head operations in Americas

The Sparrows Group has appointed Steve Bertone to head up its operations across the Americas.

DNV GL promotes Svensen, Ørbeck-Nilssen

DNV GL Group has appointed Tor Svensen as group executive vice president. 

Business Briefs

Statoil board of directors set

Statoil ASA has elected new board of directors.

Atwood Oceanics confirms Smith as CFO

Atwood Oceanics Inc. (NYSE: ATW) has removed the “interim” title and has named Mark W. Smith as its senior vice president and CFO.

Company News

Emerson acquires Yggdrasil, adds METTE to reservoir management software list

Emerson Process Management has acquired Yggdrasil.

Shell’s Arctic exploration to begin in late July

Royal Dutch Shell said it could begin its 2015 Arctic oil exploration drilling as early as the third week in July, Reuters reported. Forecasters predict that the sea ice over its prospects will beg...

Wood Group buys BETA to boost integrity management services

Wood Group has acquired BETA Machinery Analysis in a deal valued at $14.3 million.

Beier Radio changes name to Beier Integrated Systems

Beier Radio has changed its operating company name to Beier Integrated Systems.

Shandong to acquire Northern Offshore

Shandong Offshore (Bidco) has agreed to acquire drilling contractor Northern Offshore (OSE: NOF) for around NOK 1.3 billion ($165 million).

Webcasts

Anadarko’s decommissioning of the first-ever cell spar in the Gulf of Mexico

The Red Hawk spar made history throughout its design life, commissioned and decommissioned as the first of its kind. Heralded as the first cell spar ever built, it remains the lone cell spar ever f...
( 08/26/2015 / 10:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time / 09:00 AM Central Daylight Time / 07:00 AM Pacific Daylight Time / 14:00 GMT )

Offshore Design Optioneering using Cloud Computing

Cloud computing opens up to offshore engineering teams the opportunity to take advantage of almost unlimited computing power and data storage capability to support their analyses. This webinar will...
( 08/19/2015 / 10:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time / 09:00 AM Central Daylight Time / 07:00 AM Pacific Daylight Time / 14:00 GMT )
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