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Jōb Industrial Services names Scott Stenberg as chief financial officer

Jōb Industrial Services, an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) company serving the oil and gas, power, materials and chemical industries, has named Scott Stenberg as chief financial officer (CFO).

First Oil: End of an era for a Russian oil and gas icon

Kurt Abraham

Amidst the crush of energy, financial and wartime news, you might have missed a significant milestone within Russia’s oil and gas industry. On April 21, now-former Lukoil CEO Vagit Alekperov resigned from that company.

First Oil: Looking for positivity among all the negativity

Kurt Abraham

In the U.S. and many other countries, rampant inflation is taking place, the various supply chains are a mess, energy supplies are disrupted, and the cost of oilfield equipment and services is jumping higher. It’s hard to ignore all this negativity, but in this column, we’re looking for some positivity, wherever we can fit it.

The ESG perspective

Mark Patton

An operator’s and consultant’s perspective

First oil

Kurt Abraham

Thanks for the memories, Bob

Gulf retired Chairman and President Robert W. Scott passes away

Kurt Abraham

Veteran oil and gas editor and publishing executive was a Houston industry icon.

Exclusive Interview: Siemens Energy’s Brath says progress being made offshore on energy storage, grids and digitalization

Bjørn Einar Brath

Here is one industry leader’s candid assessment of steps being taken offshore to address ESG and sustainability goals in operations.

Milestones: OEC’s Mourton retires after 21 years at the helm

Kurt Abraham

After serving 21 exemplary years as Executive Director of the Oilfield Energy Center, as well as previous long-term work in oilfield sales, Sandra Mourton has retired. Here is a retrospective of her years of service and how she built OEC into what it is today.

Scaling-up digitalization for a low-carbon industry

Jean-Luc Guiziou, Wallace Pescarini

Two senior executives with TotalEnergies and Schlumberger give their thoughts and analysis of what the industry’s digital transformation effort has accomplished and where it is headed in the future.

Perception of female engineers has improved considerably over the years, says DNV’s Moyo

“Traditionally the energy industry was male-dominated, and the balance is being re-addressed. I think we need to make engineering an attractive option for all genders. In that way, diversity of thought will shine through,” said Anna Moyo, Senior Approval Engineer at DNV in Aberdeen, Scotland.

Tendeka’s Stewart sees increase in female upstream engineers, but more could be utilized

“There is still a significant gender imbalance when it comes to engineering graduates. So, for me, the change in mindset needs to happen in early education, so that more females are choosing to major in engineering,” said Suzanne Stewart, Vice President for Technology at Tendeka.

Council’s CEO says newly combined association will accomplish much from position of strength

Leslie Beyer, Kurt Abraham

Serving as CEO of the Energy Workforce & Technology Council, formed from a merger of PESA and AESC, Leslie Beyer says the new association is strongly positioned to advocate for member companies on a host of workforce, regulatory and technological issues.

Weatherford’s CEO sees energy transition, digital transformation as top OFS priorities going forward

Girish K. Saligram, Kurt Abraham

Having taken over the top spot at Weatherford last October, President and CEO Girish Saligram is positioning the firm for post-Covid-19 excellence. Editor-in-Chief Kurt Abraham spoke with Mr. Saligram about his priorities for the future.

Murphy appoints John Cresswell as new Chairman of the Board

J. Murphy & Sons Limited, a global specialist engineering and construction company, today announced John Cresswell, current Non-Executive Director of Capita plc, has been appointed as its incoming Chairman of the Board.

Wood appoints new Executive President for Consulting business

Wood, a global consulting and engineering company, announced the appointment of Azad Hessamodini as Executive President of its Consulting business and the latest member of the firm’s executive leadership team.

API names Amanda Eversole as Executive VP and Chief Advocacy Officer

American Petroleum Institute (API) President and CEO Mike Sommers has named Amanda Eversole as Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy Officer, where she will lead the organization’s integrated advocacy efforts across the federal government relations, state government relations, and external mobilization departments.

API announces new executive leadership positions

The American Petroleum Institute (API) has named Stephen Comstock as Vice President and Senior Counselor for Policy, Economics and Regulatory Affairs, and promoted Dr. Aaron Padilla to Vice President of Corporate Policy.

Valaris announces new executive leadership position

Valaris Limited today announced that Christophe Raimbault, Vice President and interim Head of Marketing will take on a new role as Vice President - Sustainability and New Energy.

EnerMech promotes Kenny Anderson to global strategy director

EnerMech has strengthened its senior leadership team with the promotion of Kenny Anderson to the newly created role of strategy director.

Technical Toolboxes appoints Jim Schuchart as president and CEO

Technical Toolboxes Powertools, Inc., a global provider of cloud-based engineering software to the energy industry, has appointed Jim Schuchart as president and CEO.

Ikon Science appoints Mark Sams as vice president of services

Ikon Science, a leading global provider of geoprediction and open subsurface knowledge management software and data services, announced the appointment of Dr. Mark Sams to the role of Vice-President, Services.