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PETRONAS' First Female Drilling Supervisor Settles in Trailblazing Role
Tuesday, October 06, 2015 Penny Chan is proof that female employees in Malaysia's PETRONAS can take on challenging roles in a male-dominated offshore oil and gas sector when the opportunity arises.

Wood Group Appoints New CEO
Tuesday, October 06, 2015 Wood Group appoints Robin Watson as its new chief executive officer, effective January 1, 2016.

R. Scott Rowe Assumes Cameron CEO Role
Monday, October 05, 2015 R. Scott Rowe assumes the role of Cameron president and chief executive officer, effective immediately.

EIC Appoints New President
Monday, October 05, 2015 The Energy Industries Council (EIC) appoints Chris Haynes as its new president.

RGU Graduates Set up Subsea Technology Business
Monday, October 05, 2015 Two graduates of Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen have set up Impact Subsea which aims to create a new generation of subsea products.

Mining Jobs Decline by 10,300 in September
Friday, October 02, 2015 Jobs in oil and gas declined again for the month of September, according to the most recent US jobs report.

Greenland Gas & Oil Appoints New Director
Friday, October 02, 2015 Greenland-focused energy company Greenland Gas & Oil Limited appoints a new non-executive director with immediate effect.

Farstad Shipping to Lay up Vessels, Reduce Staff
Friday, October 02, 2015 Farstad Shipping ASA is planning to lay up 2 platform supply vessels and 3 anchor handling tug supply vessels in Norway, which will result in approximately 100 layoffs.

Range Resources Limited Appoints New Director
Thursday, October 01, 2015 Range Resources Limited appoints Yu Wang as a non-executive director to its board, with immediate effect, following Sibo's $30 million investment in the company.

Compensation Survey Finds Midstream Remains a Good Place to Be
Thursday, October 01, 2015 Most midstream firms surveyed continue to take steps to retain managers and employees.

Document: Spain's Repsol to Cut Workforce by 6% in Next 3 Years
Thursday, October 01, 2015 Spain's Repsol plans to cuts its global workforce by six percent over the next three years, according to an internal document seen by Reuters.

Houston Fuels STEM Students With Energy Day Festival
Thursday, October 01, 2015 Sponsored by the Consumer Energy Alliance, Houston's Energy Day festival is expected to attract more than 17,000 visitors this year.

African Petroleum Appoints New CEO
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 African Petroleum has appointed a new CEO, following Stuart Lake's decision to step down with immediate effect due to health reasons.

Chesapeake Cuts Workforce by 15%
Tuesday, September 29, 2015 Chesapeake has implemented a reduction of 15% of its workforce due to the low-price commodity environment.

Man-Camp Exodus Spurs Real-Estate Crisis Across US Shale Towns
Tuesday, September 29, 2015 After struggling to house thousands during the boom, North Dakota faces a new real-estate crisis: the frenzied drilling hasn't lasted long enough to support the oil-fueled building explosion.

Sefton Responds to Shareholders, Appoints Interim CEO
Tuesday, September 29, 2015 Sefton Resources responds to shareholder pressure and confirms the appointment of Clement Chambers as the company's interim CEO, effective October 2015.

Shell Malaysia to Axe 1,300 Jobs by 2017
Tuesday, September 29, 2015 Shell Malaysia will axe around 1,300 positions from its upstream division over the next two years, as part of a program that is designed to make the company "more agile and competitive".

Sound Oil Makes Board Changes
Monday, September 28, 2015 Sound Oil appoints 2 new non-executive directors following the resignation of Andrew Hockey and Gerry Orbell.

Amec Foster Wheeler Appoints New Non-Executive Director
Friday, September 25, 2015 Amec Foster Wheeler appoints Roy Franklin as an independent non-executive director, effective January 1, 2016.

MOL Launches Second Annual Student Competition
Thursday, September 24, 2015 MOL Group invites students to take part in the company's second international UPPP competition, which will see applicants solve exploration, field development and production related tasks.

NOV's David Reid Talks Survival at Oil, Gas Conference
Thursday, September 24, 2015 David Reid of National Oilwell Varco discusses how oil and gas companies can survive and thrive during the downturn.

CEA, CEEF to Host 5th Annual Energy Day Festival in Houston
Thursday, September 24, 2015 Consumer Energy Alliance and Consumer Energy Education Foundation to host the 5th Annual Energy Day Festival Saturday, Oct. 17.

GE agrees export financing from UK, may create 1,000 jobs
Thursday, September 24, 2015 General Electric says it has reached an agreement with Britain's export credit agency for up to $12 billion in financing, possibly creating as many as 1,000 jobs in the country.

Halliburton Plans More Job Cuts, Mainly in North America
Thursday, September 24, 2015 Halliburton is cutting more of its workforce, with a majority of the cuts happening in North America.

Can Part-Time Work Minimize the Number of Layoffs in Oil, Gas?
Thursday, September 24, 2015 Rigzone explores how the oil and gas industry would fare by utilizing more part-time workers during the downturn.

TransCanada Says Cutting 20% Of Senior Management Positions
Thursday, September 24, 2015 TransCanada Corp is cutting 20% of its senior management positions as a result of the continuing slump in oil prices, a company spokesman says.

Great Eastern Energy Appoints New CEO
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 Great Eastern Energy Corporation appoints Prashant Modi to its board as the company's managing director and chief executive officer.

Malaysia's PETRONAS Spent $116M on Talent Management Last Year
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 Malaysia's PETRONAS spent around $116 million on talent management, leadership training and competency building last year.

Total to Slash CAPEX and OPEX by Billions of Dollars by 2017
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 Total will slash its capital and operating expenditure by billions of dollars within the next 2 years.

Trinity Axes COO in Redundancy Program
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 Trinity will axe its chief operating officer on March 31, 2016 as part of a redundancy program, which is designed to save the company money.

Ohio Valley Labor Crunch Puts Ethane Cracker Project on Hold
Tuesday, September 22, 2015 Possible "severe manpower draw" in region is too risky for regional ethane cracker developer.

Halliburton to Pay Nearly $18.3 Million in Overtime Wages to Workers
Tuesday, September 22, 2015 After an investigation by a division of the US Department of Labor, Halliburton has to pay almost $18.3 million in overtime wages to more than 1,000 employees.

'Blood & Oil' Gives North Dakota Oilfields Soap Opera Treatment
Tuesday, September 22, 2015 ABC's new "Blood & Oil" TV series explores the lust for money and opportunity that defined the people who built the state of Dakota into an energy giant to rival OPEC members.

Musings: Dog Days of Summer Bring a New Reality to the Oil Patch
Tuesday, September 22, 2015 The dog days of summer have seen increased volatility for oil prices and the stock market, which means more challenges for the businesses and employees; G. Allen Brooks offers insight to the layoffs.

Halliburton Cuts Jobs In Williston, North Dakota
Monday, September 21, 2015 Halliburton says it has laid off staff in Williston, North Dakota, blaming plunging crude oil prices.

CEO: Statoil To Have 20% Fewer Employees By End-2016 Vs 2013
Monday, September 21, 2015 Statoil plans to have 20% fewer employees by end-2016 compared to 2013.

MOL Recruits 200 New Graduates to its GROWWW Program
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 Hungary's MOL Group recruits 200 graduates from Eastern Europe, Italy and Pakistan.

Vanishing CFOs: Why So Many in Oil, Gas are Choosing to Leave
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 With recent activity involving CFOs stepping down, Rigzone explores possible causes and how companies can navigate a successful path forward.

APPEA Says Shale Gas Moratorium Calls in NT Put Jobs, Revenue at Risk
Tuesday, September 15, 2015 APPEA says that calls for a moratorium on shale exploration and hydraulic fracturing in Australia's Northern Territory may cost up to 6,300 jobs and $328 million.

Ascent Resources Appoints Interim CEO
Friday, September 11, 2015 Ascent Resources appoints an interim CEO following Len Reece's decision to resign.

Erin Energy Appoints New Chief Operating Officer
Friday, September 11, 2015 Erin Energy appoints its senior vice president for exploration and production, Segun Omidele, as its new chief operating officer, effective immediately.

Oil Servicers Say 'Fat Trimming' Will Become New Norm
Friday, September 11, 2015 A slump in oil prices is forcing the oil and gas services industry to trim costs in a way that executives say will create a lasting change.

Shell Adds Ronan Cassidy to its Executive Committee
Friday, September 11, 2015 Royal Dutch Shell adds a new appointment to its executive committee, effective January 1, 2016.

Marathon Oil Cuts Jobs, Scales Back Conventional Exploration Efforts
Thursday, September 10, 2015 Marathon Oil scales back conventional exploration efforts and cuts 40 more jobs due to low oil prices.

CNRL Cuts Calgary, Aberdeen Staff Salaries; Cites Low Oil Prices
Thursday, September 10, 2015 Canadian Natural Resources Ltd, the country's largest independent oil producer, is cutting salaries by up to 10 percent for all its staff in Calgary, Alberta, and Aberdeen, Scotland, the company says.

Retired Shell Employee Shares How She Transitioned to Board Service
Thursday, September 10, 2015 Stacy Methvin shares her journey from oil, gas success to the board room.

Ensco Reduces Onshore Support Jobs by 14%
Wednesday, September 09, 2015 Ensco reduces onshore support jobs by an additional 14 percent to further improve efficiencies and cut expenses.

Aker Solutions Appoints New Regional President
Wednesday, September 09, 2015 Aker Solutions has appointed David Clark as regional president of the UK and Africa, effective September 21, 2015.

How to Ace a Video Interview
Wednesday, September 09, 2015 Rigzone reveals tips to help make sure job candidates master the video interview.

OE 2015: UKCS to See $3.1B Cost Improvement amid Further Jobs Pain
Wednesday, September 09, 2015 The UK's North Sea industry will see a further $3.1-billion cost improvement by 2016 as it suffers further job losses amid lower capital investment.

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