Tag: oil and gas

Special Piping – from Manchester to five continents

Special Piping Materials has grown from a single office in Manchester, UK to a global network of seven sales offices and warehouses across five continents.

AMPP appoints Alan Thomas as its CEO

The Association for Materials Protection and Performance (AMPP) appointed Alan Thomas as its new chief executive officer.

Upstream oil and gas: where next?

There is good news and bad news in the oil and gas patch. The bad news is that oil and gas companies face multiple uncertainties due to Covid, the ecological crisis and the need to transition toa zero-carbon future.

Shell launches major cost-cutting drive

Royal Dutch Shell is looking to slash up to 40% off the cost of producing oil and gas in a major drive to save cash so it can overhaul its business and focus more on renewable energy and power markets.

Andrew Gould joins McDermott’s Board of Directors

McDermott International, Ltd announced that Andrew F. Gould has joined its Board of Directors. Mr Gould has more than 40 years of experience in the global oil and gas industry.

Arctic LNG 2: the gas that comes in from the cold

The Yamal and Gydan Peninsulas, both of which contain enormous gas reserves, are solidifying Russia’s position in the global oil and gas market. With the advance of the Arctic LNG-2 project, production is expected to increase in the coming years to serve Asian and European demand.

Sandvik completes the divestment of Sandvik Drilling

Sandvik has completed the previously announced divestment of Sandvik Drilling and Completions (Varel), meaning the operations relating to the oil and gas industry to the private equity firm Blue Water Energy and its co-investor, the privately-owned Nixon Energy Investments.

TechnipFMC & DNV GL to qualify digital twin technology

TechnipFMC and DNV GL have entered into a partnership to develop the oil and gas industry’s first methodology for qualifying the integrity of digital twin technology.

Energean appoints Chief Operating Officer

Energean Oil & Gas PLC (Energean) recently announced the appointment of Iman Hill as Chief Operating Officer. Iman is a Petroleum Engineer with over 30 years’ global experience in the oil and gas industry with extensive expertise in the technical and commercial aspects of the petroleum business, in particular development and production projects.

LLOG announces the retirement of Scott Gutterman

LLOG Exploration Company, L.L.C. announced that Scott Gutterman, President and Chief Executive Officer of LLOG, informed the company of his intention to retire by September 2018.