Waldorf Production UK has hired a mergers and acquisitions (M&A) expert as its general counsel and commercial director, based in its Aberdeen headquarters.
NOF Energy has strengthened its team with a new appointment to its board.
Oil major Chevron has appointed a new president of its operations in Asia.
Falcon Oil & Gas has strengthened its team with the appointment of a new chairman. JoAchim Conrad, a non-executive director of the company since 2008, takes up the role from John Craven.
Wood Group Intech (WGI) has strengthened its team with a new global business development manager. Colin Underwood will be responsible for leveraging and building the global capability of the company working with the firm's regional representatives. Underwood brings with him more than 30 years of industry experience, working across a broad range of disciplines and in a variety of geographical and cultural settings.
Peak Oil & Gas has strengthened its team with the appointment of a new non-executive director. The company said Peter Armitage, an experience public company director, will join the board.
88 Energy has hired a new drilling and management specialist to oversee its operations at Project Icewine in Alaska. Erik Opstad, who most recently worked for Savant Alaska, previously negotiated the acquisition of the Badami field from BP.
Lundin Petroleum has confirmed the appointment of a new upper management position. Nick Walker will join the international petroleum firm's management team as senior vice president of development and operations with immediate effect. Mr Walker will have the responsibility of overseeing all worldwide development projects as well as being a member of the Investment Committee.
The UK’s newly-minted oil and gas industry regulator has appointed Sir Patrick Brown as its chairman, Energy Secretary Ed Davey said today. The establishment of the fledgling Oil and Gas Authority (OGA), headed by chief executive Andy Samuel, was called for in last year’s Wood Review, which set out a series of recommendations aimed at maximising the recovery of UK fossil fuels.
Wood Group has appointed a new chief executive to Wood Group Mustang (WG Mustang). Michele McNichol will succeed Steve Knowles who retires from the company in April. Ms McNichol has more than 25 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry and has been with WG Mustang since 2001.
Centrica has appointed a new non-executive director to the company. Steve Pusey will become a member of its audit, nominations and remuneration committee. Mr Pusey is currently the chief technology officer of Vodafone after joining the company in 2006 but is set to retire in July this year.
Seadrill has appointed a new director. Dr Charles Woodburn, who was previously chief executive of Expro Group and spent 15 years in senior management roles with Schlumberger, has joined the company.
Eland Oil & Gas has appointed a new non-executive director. Henry Arthur John Turcan will join the firm with almost 20 years experience working in the financial industry. In 2006 Mr Turcan established Novum Securities, an independent stockbroking business focused on UK listed securities.
Building science centre BRE has appointed a new chief scientist and engineer.
The largest independent firm of chartered accountants in Scotland has strengthened its oil and gas focus with the appointment of a new tax director. VAT specialist Fiona Weir has joined the tax team at Johnston Carmichael where her key remit will be working with clients in the oil and gas and financial services sectors.