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Total names de Margerie’s successors

Total has appointed Thierry Desmarest as chairman of the board of directors and Patrick Pouyanné as CEO and president of the Executive Committee.

Noble Energy elects president and CEO

Noble Energy Inc.'s board of directors has elected David L. Stover as president and CEO. 

Willbros Group elects CEO

Robert R. Harl has relinquished his CEO and director positions at Willbros ahead of his planned retirement on Jan. 2, 2015.

Total chairman and CEO dies in plane crash in Moscow

Total has confirmed that Chairman and CEO Christophe de Margerie died just after 10 pm (Paris time) on Oct. 20 in a private plane crash at Vnukovo Airport in Moscow, following a collision with a sn...

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Statoil's president and CEO resigns

Helge Lund has resigned as president and CEO of Statoil. 

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The 2014-2015 board of directors for the Society of Exploration Geophysicists are: incoming President Chris Liner, President-elect John Bradford, Rob Stewart as first vice president, Eve Sprunt as ...

Fogal announces retirement

Bob “Sonny” Fogal has decided to retire from front-line work as Zentech’s director of business development after more than 57 years in the offshore oil and gas industry. 

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Premier Oil has appointed Tony Durrant as CEO.

Nigeria president appoints new executives for NNPC, NPDC

Nigeria President Goodluck Jonathan has appointed Joseph Dawha as group managing director of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corp. (NNPC). The president has also appointed Anthony Muoneke as managin...

ANP approves Petrobas’ plan to upgrade Marlim field

The National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels (ANP) has approved a plan for Petrobras to renew its development plan for the Marlim field offshore Brazil.

FMC, operators to develop next-gen subsea equipment

FMC Technologies Inc. (NYSE: FTI) has signed an agreement that establishes a joint industry program (JIP) with Anadarko Petroleum Corp., BP, ConocoPhillips, and Shell to develop a new generation of...

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Drilling under way on Lindaormen off mid-Norway

The semisub Bredford Dolphin has spud an exploration well for Lundin Norway on the Lindaormen prospect in the Norwegian Sea.

Petrofac to continue Iraq offshore loading role

South Oil Co. has awarded Petrofac a second contract extension to support the Iraq Crude Oil Expansion Project.

GMS lands Dutch North Sea maintenance support work

Gulf Marine Services has won a contract for one of its Large Class self-propelled, self-elevating support vessels in the Dutch North Sea.

Mid-2015 startup for North Sea Cladhan project

Sterling Resources says the first production well (P1) has been drilled and completed at the TAQA-operated Cladhan oilfield development in the UK northern North Sea.

Cairn starts drilling second Senegal deepwater well

Cairn Energy says the semisub Cajun Express has re-entered SNE-1, the second deepwater well in its exploration program offshore Senegal. The top hole was drilled earlier this year.

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