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Eland Oil & Gas Appoints New CFO
Tuesday, May 31, 2016 Eland Oil & Gas plc appoints Olivier Serra as its new chief financial officer, effective immediately.

Survey Shows Most Indonesian Upstream Firms Likely to Cut Workforce in 2016
Tuesday, May 31, 2016 Most upstream companies in Indonesia are likely to reduce workforce this year given sluggish oil prices, The Jakarta Post reported, citing a survey by PricewaterhouseCoopers Indonesia.

Oil Basins Quits as Derby Block Operator, 2 Directors Lose Executive Roles
Tuesday, May 31, 2016 Oil Basins resigns as operator of Derby Block in Western Australia, resulting in two directors losing their executive roles in the firm.

Petrobras Appoints Pedro Parente as CEO to Replace Aldemir Bendine
Tuesday, May 31, 2016 Petrobras appoints Pedro Parente as CEO to replace Aldemir Bendine.

After Benefits Of Cheap Oil, India Counts Cost Of Reduced Gulf Remittances
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 Having quit his low-paid job with a contractor in Qatar, electrician Kurian Joseph scrabbles for work each day in his hometown in Kerala, a southwestern state that has one of India's highest unemployment rates.

Negotiation 101: Strategies to Implement Before You Get in the Room
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 Newberry Executive Solutions leader Neena Newberry shares best practices for women negotiating in the workplace.

Shell to Cut 2,200 More Jobs in Face of Weak Oil Prices
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 Royal Dutch Shell will cut a further 2,200 jobs, taking its target for layoffs to 12,500 by the end of the year, the Anglo-Dutch oil firm said on Wednesday, as it cuts deeper in the face of weak oil prices.

APPEA Urges Australia's NT to Invest in Onshore Gas Projects, Create Jobs
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 The Australia Petroleum and Production Exploration Association urges Australia's Northern Territory to invest in onshore gas projects to create new jobs for the state economy.

Shell Faces Rising Investor Discontent Over Executive Pay
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 Investor discontent with Royal Dutch Shell over multi-million euro pay packages for its top executives rose sharply at this year's annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday.

Atlas Energy Pays CEO $73 Million Cash as It Becomes Penny Stock
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 Atlas Energy Group, a developer of oil and gas assets, paid CEO Ed Cohen $73.2 million in cash prior to its collapse and suspension from trading on the New York Stock Exchange.

Atlas Professionals Secures NCS Contract with Det Norske
Friday, May 20, 2016 Atlas Professionals secures a frame agreement with Det norske oljeselskap ASA to support its operations on the Norwegian Continental Shelf, commencing June 1.

Brazil's Petrobras To Name Parente As CEO On Monday
Friday, May 20, 2016 Petroleo Brasileiro SA will meet on Monday to formalize the nomination of Pedro Parente as chief executive, replacing Aldemir Bendine.

Brazil's Petrobras to Name Parente as CEO on Monday
Friday, May 20, 2016 The board of Brazil's state-run oil producer Petroleo Brasileiro SA will meet on Monday to formalize the nomination of Pedro Parente as chief executive, replacing Aldemir Bendine, according to a securities filing on Friday.

Getting Real About Oil, Gas and its Future Workforce
Thursday, May 19, 2016 Co-founders of API's young professionals' organization speak candidly about challenges associated with the industry and how they're being proactive in addressing them.

Brazil to Offer Petrobras CEO Job to Former Minister Parente
Thursday, May 19, 2016 Brazil's new government will formally invite well-seasoned business leader Pedro Parente to lead Petrobras, as the state-controlled oil producer struggles to reduce debt and navigate the fallout from the country’s biggest corruption scandal.

Global Oil, Gas Layoffs Exceed 350,000
Thursday, May 19, 2016 Houston consulting firm Graves & Co. estimates more than 350,000 layoffs in oil and gas since the beginning of the downturn.

Confidence Low Among North Sea Contractors, Further Job Losses Expected
Thursday, May 19, 2016 Seventy-five percent of North Sea oil and gas contractors are less confident about their prospects on the UK Continental Shelf than they were a year ago, according to a new industry report.

Walter Energy Defeats Union Bid to Save Contracts and Benefits
Thursday, May 19, 2016 Walter Energy defeated an attempt by union workers to salvage job contracts and keep retiree benefits after a judge upheld a lower court ruling allowing the bankrupt coal producer to reject labor agreements.

Shell India Names Nitin Prasad to Replace Yasmin Hilton as Country Head
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 Shell India names Nitin Prasad as country head to succeed Yasmine Hilton, who will step down on Oct. 1.

Shell Shareholders Advised to Oppose CEO Pay
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 Investor advisors Glass Lewis and PIRC have recommended shareholders oppose Royal Dutch Shell Chief Executive Officer's 2015 remuneration at the oil and gas company's annual general meeting next week.

BP Exploration Boss Leaves in Reorganization
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 BP's head of exploration Richard Herbert is leaving the British oil major after slightly more than two years in the job, a period in which the company slashed spending on the search for new deposits.

Malaysian Contractor UMW Oil & Gas Cuts 300 Jobs
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 Malaysia's UMW Oil & Gas Corp. cuts 300 jobs as it streamlines the workforce amid the downturn in oil prices.

InterOil Board Asks Shareholders To Reject Founder's Nominees
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 Oil and gas producer InterOil Corp's board urges shareholders to reject nominations made by founder and former Chief Executive Phil Mulacek as they are "not in the best interests" of the investors.

MEED: Abu Dhabi's ADNOC Cutting 5,000 Jobs
Monday, May 16, 2016 Abu Dhabi's state-owned National Oil Co (ADNOC) plans to cut 5,000 jobs by the end of the year, and 2,000 of the lay-offs have already been carried out, Middle East news service MEED reports.

Offshore Driller Ensco Lays Off 350 Workers in Houston
Monday, May 16, 2016 Ensco lays off hundreds of its offshore workers in the Gulf of Mexico.

Chevron Thailand Says To Cut 800 Staff, Cut Costs By $500M
Monday, May 16, 2016 The Thai unit of U.S. oil firm Chevron plans to cut 800 staff this year as it looks to cut costs by half a billion dollars to weather the sharp fall in global energy prices and weaker demand.

Planned Papua LNG Project May Create 10,000 Construction Jobs in 2018
Monday, May 16, 2016 Total is progressing work on the Papua LNG Project in PRL 15 in Papua New Guinea and construction is expected to commence in 2018, creating up to 10,000 jobs.

InterOil Shareholders Nominate 5 Independent Directors To Board
Friday, May 13, 2016 InterOil Corp's former chief executive, Phil Mulacek, and other shareholders nominated five independent directors to the company's board.

JKX Oil & Gas Appoints New PPC General Director
Friday, May 13, 2016 Eastern Europe-focused energy firm JKX Oil & Gas plc appoints Daniel Valk as the new general director of its wholly owned subsidiary Poltava Petroleum Company.

New Energy Act Becomes Law, Helps OGA Support North Sea
Friday, May 13, 2016 A new Energy Act that will help the Oil and Gas Authority to "better support" the North Sea industry has come into law.

New OMV CFO to Start July 1
Friday, May 13, 2016 OMV Aktiengesellschaft's new chief financial officer, Reinhard Florey, will start his role July 1.

Abu Dhabi National Oil Company Reshuffles Leadership
Thursday, May 12, 2016 Abu Dhabi National Oil Company says it has reshuffled its leadership, in the first major shakeup since the appointment of Sultan Al Jaber as its chief executive in February.

Cheniere Taps Former Calpine CEO to Lead US Gas Exporter
Thursday, May 12, 2016 Cheniere Energy, which in February became the first to export shale gas from the US, has tapped former Calpine CEO Jack Fusco to lead the company, effective immediately.

Newfield Exploration to Cut Jobs in Tulsa, Move Workers to Houston Area
Thursday, May 12, 2016 Newfield Exploration is reducing its Tulsa office and relocating 150 workers to the Houston area.

Sterling Energy Chairman Retires
Wednesday, May 11, 2016 Sterling Energy plc Executive Chairman Alastair Beardsall will be retiring with immediate effect after 6 years of service for personal reasons.

If You Like Delivering Bad News, Petrobras Has the Job for You
Wednesday, May 11, 2016 What used to be corporate Brazil's top job as chief executive officer is now a tough gig to sell.

HHI Reforms Company Structure, Includes Voluntary Retirement of Managers
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 Hyundai Heavy Industries to reform management structure, including the voluntary retirement of manager-level staff.

Chariot Oil & Gas Limited Reduces Personnel, Payroll
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 Chariot Oil & Gas Limited will reduce its personnel and payroll as part of its ongoing focus on capital discipline in light of the "continuously challenging business environment".

Kim Heng Implements Cost Control Steps, Include Cuts in Salary, Workforce
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 Singapore's Kim Heng Offshore & Marine implements cost control initiatives, including cutting compensation and reducing workforce.

Maersk Oil to Axe 40 Jobs as Low Oil Price Continues to Hurt
Monday, May 09, 2016 Denmark's Maersk Oil says it will cut 40 jobs in Copenhagen, Aberdeen and Stavanger due to the low oil price.

Freeport-McMoRan Latest Oil, Gas Company to Lay Off Workers in Houston
Monday, May 09, 2016 Phoenix-based Freeport-McMoRan Oil & Gas will lay off more than 150 workers in Houston.

Document: Algeria's Sonatrach Awards $180M in Oil Service Contracts
Sunday, May 08, 2016 Algerian state energy company Sonatrach awards oilfield services firms Schlumberger and Weatherford contracts for cementing and pumping services, according to a Sonatrach document.

US Jobs Report: Mining Down 7,000 in April
Friday, May 06, 2016 Jobs in mining continue their decline for the month of April.

COLUMN: Optimism Abounded at OTC 2016, Despite Much Lower Attendance
Friday, May 06, 2016 The OTC show was less busy this year, but a definite mood of optimism was detected by Rigzone Editor-in-Chief Jon Mainwaring.

Apache's Surprise Savings Signal US Drillers Not Done With Cuts
Thursday, May 05, 2016 Apache's cost savings in the first three months of 2016 exceeded its own expectations and are likely to continue even if oilfield services costs rise, executives of the Houston-based oil and gas producer say.

Five Jobs Set to Grow in Oil, Gas: Decommissioning
Thursday, May 05, 2016 In the final installment of our series of features examining five potential areas of growth within oil and gas where employment could take off, we look at opportunities in the decommissioning industry.

OTC 2016: Survival 101 - Don't Forget About the Young Folks
Thursday, May 05, 2016 Oil and gas leaders stress the importance of maintaining their talent pipelines amid the industry's downturn.

Five Jobs Set to Grow in Oil, Gas: Remote Vehicle Inspection
Wednesday, May 04, 2016 In the latest installment in our series examining potential areas of growth within oil and gas where employment could take off, we take a look at job opportunities presented by ROV and UAV inspection.

Malaysia O&G Services Firms Seek New Markets Overseas
Wednesday, May 04, 2016 Malaysia's oil and gas services and manufacturing firms look overseas for business as domestic market contracts.

How to Wow Your Boss in the First 90 Days
Wednesday, May 04, 2016 New employees can take proactive steps to ensure they are successful in their first 90 days on the job.

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