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USA Oil and Gas Employs Almost 1 Million in 2022
Tuesday, January 31, 2023The U.S. oil and gas industry employed 948,943 professionals in 2022, according to TIPRO's latest State of Energy Report.

Former Brazilian Senator Takes Over Petrobras Helm
Friday, January 27, 2023The Board of Directors of Petrobras has unanimously appointed former Senator Jean Paul Terra Prates as the new chief executive officer.

EWTC Produces a Fresh Batch of Graduates
Thursday, January 26, 2023Energy Workforce and Technology Council has held graduation ceremonies for its 2022 year-long programs for the energy workforce.

Texas O&G Sector Closes 2022 With Continued Employment Growth
Monday, January 23, 2023Texas Independent Producers and Royalty Owners Association has noted that oil and gas jobs in Texas continued growth in December to close out 2022.

Energy Workforce & Technology Council Sets Succession Plan
Tuesday, January 17, 2023The Energy Workforce & Technology Council has approved a long-term executive leadership succession plan.

New Green Freeports Expected to Create 75,000 Jobs
Monday, January 16, 2023The new sites are expected to bring forward an estimated $13.1 billion of private and public investment and create over 75,000 new, high-skilled jobs.

Clean Energy Leader Appointed BOEM Director
Friday, January 13, 2023A new Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Director has been named.

Kellas Midstream Brings In New CEO
Wednesday, January 11, 2023Independent energy infrastructure company Kellas Midstream has appointed Nathan Morgan as its CEO starting in February 2023.

US Oilfield Services Jobs Top 650,000, Nearing Pre-Pandemic Levels
Tuesday, January 10, 2023Employment in the U.S. oilfield services and equipment sector rose by an estimated 4,677 jobs to 650,587 in December, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Baker Hughes Picks New EVP Of Industrial & Energy Technology
Tuesday, January 10, 2023Baker Hughes has named Ganesh Ramaswamy as the executive vice president of the Industrial & Energy Technology business segment effective January 16.

Scotland First Minister Sees Clear Imperative to Accelerate Clean Energy
Tuesday, January 10, 2023'This strategy will shape the next 25 years of energy production in Scotland'.

Siccar Point Founder Joins IGas Board
Monday, January 09, 2023IGas has announced that Doug Fleming accepted an invitation to join the Board of the company.

Top Headlines: Where Will WTI Oil Price Be at End 2023?
Saturday, January 07, 2023Check out some of Rigzone's top stories during the last week.

Step Change In Safety Adds Experience To Leadership Team
Friday, January 06, 2023Step Change in Safety has appointed Gillian Urquhart and Derek Mitchell as co-chairs to its senior leadership team.

Petrobras CEO Hands In Resignation. Replacement Already Chosen.
Wednesday, January 04, 2023The chief executive of Brazilian state-owned oil giant Petrobras Caio Paes de Andrade has informed the board of directors of his resignation.

New Petrobras CEO Says Brazil Will Keep Down Fuel Costs for Now
Tuesday, January 03, 2023Brazil's new government has decided to extend for 60 days a tax-cut measure to keep down fuel prices.

Meet Shell's New CEO
Tuesday, January 03, 2023Wael Sawan has officially become Shell's new chief executive officer.

Shale Bosses Worried About US Labor Shortages Going Into 2023
Saturday, December 31, 2022US shale executives remain concerned about the outlook for rising costs going into 2023 as they continue to struggle with hiring and retaining workers.

Cargotec CEO to Retire in 2023
Tuesday, December 27, 2022The CEO of offshore solutions provider Cargotec Mika Vehvilainen will be retiring from the company in 2023.

Echo Energy Picks New Non-Exec Director
Tuesday, December 27, 2022Echo Energy, the Latin American-focused energy firm, will appoint Lindor Martin as a non-executive director.

Texas O&G Jobs Grow By 2,035 Monthly Since Covid-Low
Tuesday, December 27, 2022Texas upstream oil and gas sector has been adding 2,035 new jobs per month on average since the Covid-low point in September 2020.

Shareholder Calls For Removal Of Hurricane's Executives, Chairman
Tuesday, December 27, 2022Crystal Amber Fund has asked for a general meeting of Hurricane Energy to remove six members of the board and nominate several replacements.

BSEE Proactively Addressing Cybersecurity and Offshore Energy Production
Wednesday, December 21, 2022BSEE understands the importance of having a robust cybersecurity posture.

North Star Launches Recruitment Drive
Tuesday, December 20, 2022The company is looking for experienced crew.

David Whitehouse Named New OEUK Chief Executive
Monday, December 19, 2022The leading representative body for the UK offshore energies industry has announced David Whitehouse has been appointed as its new Chief Executive.

Texas Upstream Employment Still On The Rise
Monday, December 19, 2022TIPRO has stated that employment figures for November 2022 show continued growth in monthly employment for the Texas upstream sector.

Companies Flag Labor Issues in Oil and Gas
Friday, December 16, 2022'The biggest challenge for us is adding employees'.

What's Next for Outgoing Shell Boss?
Friday, December 16, 2022'There is a little bit of rebalancing needed, particularly with old friends'.

Equinor Gets New EVP Of International Exploration And Production
Wednesday, December 14, 2022Philippe Francois Mathieu has been appointed as the executive vice president for Exploration and Production International with effect from January 1, 2023.

Continental Resources Announces New CEO
Friday, December 09, 2022The incoming CEO has spent over three decades in the oil and gas industry.

Tullow Chooses New CFO And Executive Director
Friday, December 09, 2022Tullow Oil has appointed Richard Miller as the Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director of the company.

Net Zero Technology Centre Chooses New Board Member
Thursday, December 08, 2022The Net Zero Technology Centre has appointed former Scottish Government Director-General for Economy Liz Ditchburn to its board.

North Sea Transition Authority Looking for Head of Decom
Thursday, December 08, 2022'This challenging role plays a critical role leading and influencing industry'.

IPAA Picks Elevation Resources Head As Chairman
Wednesday, December 07, 2022The IPAA board of directors has appointed Steven H. Pruett, the president and CEO of Elevation Resources, as board chairman for the 2022-2024 term.

David Slama Named APPEA NT Director
Wednesday, December 07, 2022Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association has named David Slama as its NT Director.

EnQuest Picks New Non-Exec Chairman
Wednesday, December 07, 2022EnQuest has brought Gareth Penny to its board as Non-Executive Chairman, effective December 6, 2022.

U.S. Oilfield Services Employment Up In November
Tuesday, December 06, 2022The employment numbers in the U.S. oilfield service and equipment sector have gone up by an estimated 2,346 jobs in November.

TXOGA Mourns Loss of Former President Rob Looney
Monday, December 05, 2022Former president of TXOGA, Rob Looney, passed on December 1, 2022, but his mark in the oil and gas industry will remain.

How Do Offshore UK Oil and Gas Job Figures Stack Up?
Monday, December 05, 2022OEUK forecasts that the offshore oil and gas sector will support 213,600 jobs this year.

USA Oil and Gas Jobs Are Still in Short Supply
Sunday, December 04, 2022The short supply of labor in the US oil patch has plagued exploration and production companies all year.

W&T Offshore Makes Management Changes
Friday, December 02, 2022W&T Offshore has made a number of changes to the leadership positions within the company.

Westwood Appoints New Director Of Hydrogen
Wednesday, November 30, 2022Westwood Global Energy Group, the specialist energy market research and consultancy firm, has appointed Joyce Grigorey as Director of Hydrogen.

Montrose Port Authority Adds Trio To Board
Monday, November 28, 2022Montrose Port Authority has added a new trio to its board of non-executive directors.

Ex-Chief of Norway Defense Recommended for Equinor Board Election
Friday, November 25, 2022Equinor's latest board recommendation comes after the Norwegian Government announced in September that it had decided to heighten emergency preparedness.

McDermott SVP Takes on Petrofac Chief Exec Role
Tuesday, November 22, 2022Sami Iskander will leave Petrofac at the end of March 2023.

Well-Safe Solutions Names Ruth Thomas As Subsurface Team Lead
Tuesday, November 22, 2022Well-Safe Solutions have named Ruth Thomas as Subsurface Team Lead, extending its well P&A design services.

Texas Upstream Employment Growth Continued In October
Friday, November 18, 2022Employment figures shown by the Texas Independent Producers and Royalty Owners Association indicate continued growth in monthly employment for the Texas upstream sector.

Galp Chooses New Chairman Of Executive Committee
Friday, November 18, 2022Galp has informed that its Board of Directors unanimously decided to appoint Filipe Silva to the position of Chairman of the Executive Committee.

Vaalco Appoints New Chief Operations Officer
Wednesday, November 16, 2022Vaalco Energy has announced the promotion of Thor Pruckl to the position of Chief Operating Officer.

CHC Helicopter Names Two New Operational Directors In Europe
Tuesday, November 15, 2022CHC Helicopter has appointed Harry Bos and Tore Villard as Operational Directors in the United Kingdom and Norway, respectively.