People on the Move

Transocean CEO steps down

Transocean Ltd. has announced that Steven Newman has stepped down as president and CEO. 

Death toll rises in FPSO explosion offshore Brazil

BW Offshore has confirmed that the bodies of five deceased personnel have been brought to shore with four Brazilian personnel missing.

People

CGG has confirmed that its new Multi-Physics business line is now up and running within its Acquisition Division. The new Business Line combines all of the company's airborne capabilities with its ...

Petrobras appoints new CEO, executive officers

The Petrobras board of directors has elected Aldemir Bendine as CEO.

Petrobras CEO, CFO, other senior officials step down

Petrobras CEO Maria das Graças Foster and five executive directors have resigned in the midst of the corruption scandal that has plagued the company for years, gaining momentum in the last few mont...

Deepwater Operations

A record-breaking 1,442 people attended the Deepwater Operations Conference & Exhibition in Galveston, Texas, on Nov. 4-6, 2014.

Flowrox to image paraffin wax, asphaltene, and sanding deposit in piping

Flowrox is releasing a new instrument designed to enhance monitoring of pipelines and related flow-process equipment affected by paraffin wax, sanding, and asphaltene depositions.

People

The board of directors of Royal Dutch Shell plc has appointed Charles O. Holliday as chairman with effect from the conclusion of the 2015 Annual General Meeting.

Ensco announces management changes

Ensco plc has promoted Carey Lowe to executive vice president. 

People

Helge Lund has resigned as president and CEO of Statoil.

NH9 completes its first 1,000-m deepwater well in South China Sea

China Oilfied Services Ltd. says the NH9 semisubmersible has completed drilling the first 3,281 ft (1,000-m) deepwater well.

Indonesia energy minister appoints new oil and gas chief

Indonesia Energy and Mineral Resources Minister Sudirman Said reported on Nov. 4 that he had signed a letter to replace the director general for oil and gas at the ministry, according to The Jakart...

Company News

Technip installs ONGC process platform

Technip has completed installation of the 8,200-metric ton (9,038 ton) HRD process platform for Oil and Natural Gas Corp. Ltd. (ONGC) with Technip’s Unideck system. It was the first time the system...

Online exclusive: Mexico’s bidding round for shallow water kicks off

The Mexican National Hydrocarbons Commission recently published the bidding and contract terms for the first 14 oil and gas areas in shallow waters.

SBM orders flow meters for Petrobras FPSO

SBM has ordered flowmeters from Litre Meter to use with chemical injection aboard a Petrobras FPSO. 

Coiled tubing drilling center opens in Saudi Arabia

Directional coiled tubing drilling (DCTD) provider AnTech is now offering services from its new Middle East facility in Al-Khobar.

Topaz trains offshore vessel cadets in Saudi Arabia

Topaz Marine KSA, a subsidiary of offshore support vessel contractor Topaz Energy and Marine, has teamed up with the Faculty of Maritime Studies of the King Abdul Aziz University in Jeddah.

Webcasts

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