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Monday, December 11, 2017

Energy Industry News

Fairbanks Morse Names Getgen Marketing VP

and product management and reports directly to Marvin Riley, president of Fairbanks Morse and chief operating officer at Enpro.   “Kim has delivered impressive results creating markets and driving double digit growth as a talented marketing executive for a number of connected energy industry companies,” said Fairbanks Morse President Marvin Riley. “For over a century, our company has had a proud, innovative history in the energy industry and we are completely focused on our mission to bring power where it is needed most in the world. We are excited to have Kim join Fairbanks

Jacques-André Mayeur  (Photo: CMR)

Mayeur to Lead CMR Group’s EIM Unit

Control instrumentation and electrical engineering specialist CMR Group said it has appointed a senior director to oversee strategy and drive global sector operations.    Jacques-André Mayeur joins as Energy Industry Marine (EIM)business unit director based at CMR Group’s Marseille head office, where he will lead and support the commercial team, the project team and the delivery of the EIM business strategy.   Reporting to CEO Yves Barraquand and bringing over 15 years’ engineering and sales expertise to this key position, his task will be to grow the group’s

Proserv Apprentices

Proserv on a Roll to Attract New Talent

Proserv, is set to add to its more than 2,200-strong global workforce after taking part in events aimed at attracting new talent into the energy industry. Proserv, which has seen its talent pool soar through organic growth and a succession of strategic acquisitions, is to take on new apprentices and ex-military personnel after participating in a Mobilizing the Military initiative organized by subsea industry body, Subsea UK, last Friday. The event at the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre was established to address the energy industry’s skills shortage by encouraging former members

LNG Ltd Takes Paul Cavicchi On-board

LNG Ltd Takes Paul Cavicchi On-board

  Liquefied Natural Gas Limited has appointed Paul J. Cavicchi as a Non-Executive Director of the Company with effect from 1 October 2014.  Based in Houston, Paul brings over 25 years leadership experience in the international energy industry across a range of gas nd power projects which includes development and construction of LNG infrastructure. Paul’s most recent executive position was as Executive Vice President of GDF SUEZ Energy North America, Inc. (GSENA) a  ubsidiary of GDF SUEZ Energy International where he supervised and directed all business development efforts

Steven Kahn

Kahn Joins Glander International Bunkering

Steven Kahn has joined Glander International Bunkering’s Dubai office as bunker and lubricant trader. Kahn previously worked in Dubai as a derivatives broker, trading, futures, options and swaps in the energy industry. Prior to this, he was a derivatives market maker in London. He has 10 years of experience brokering crude oil the regions of Singapore, Geneva, China and the U.K. In addition, Kahn holds an Honors degree in Economics and has completed both the NFA and Sll Commodity Derivatives/Financial Regulation exams.  

Sonnie Groombridge (Photo: Ferguson)

Ferguson Names Groombridge APAC Manager

Ferguson, specialist provider of DNV certified containers, tanks, refrigeration, accommodation and workspace modules to the offshore energy industry, has appointed Sonnie Groombridge to the new role of APAC Business Unit Manager. Based in Perth Australia, Groombridge joined the business in 2011 as the Australian Operations Manager and was then appointed to the position of Australian Business Unit Manager in 2013. In his new role he will be responsible for the company’s activities in the Asia Pacific region, spanning East Asia, South Asia, Southeast Asia and Oceania.  

Atlas, Amplo Launch Partnership in South Africa and Namibia

Atlas Knowledge and its strategic partner Amplo Development Services have launched a new initiative that will bring internationally certified construction, commercial and oil & gas training to the burgeoning South African and Namibian energy industries. The alliance is in response to the soaring demand for accessible, affordable world-class training for the growing indigenous workforce in the rapidly developing energy regions. With certified training a pre-requisite to enter the industry, it will make specialist e-learning training and qualifications more readily accessible to South African and

Elloitt Smith (Photo: Voith Turbo)

Smith Joins Executive Team of Voith Turbo

Elliott Smith has joined Voith Turbo’s Power, Oil & Gas Division as Vice President of Business Development and Strategy.   Smith will be based at the recently-opened office in Houston’s energy corridor. “Elliott’s leadership and experience in business development will be valuable assets as we look to expand our footprint in the oil and gas market,” said Ron Wilson, President Americas of the Power, Oil & Gas Division. “Innovation is key to Voith Turbo’s growth, and his work leading new product development initiatives in the Americas will allow us

Patrick Grandelli (Photo: PCCI)

PCCI Appoints Grandelli as Chief Engineer

PCCI, Inc. has announced that Patrick Grandelli, P.E. has joined PCCI’s Alexandria office as a Chief Engineer. He will be responsible for providing engineering, design, installation and program/project management services to U.S. Government and commercial clients in the ocean facility and renewable energy industries.  Grandelli is a registered Professional Engineer (PE) and naval energy/operations staff officer who also served on three U.S. navy warships. He has two decades’ experience in the analysis and design of large subsea pipelines, ocean energy systems, and the conduct of bathymetric

Megan Bel Miller

Miller is VP - Government and Political Affairs, NOIA

NOIA's Congressional relations and Political Action Committee.Megan joined the NOIA staff in May 2013 as Senior Director, Government & Political Affairs.   “Megan’s unparalleled Hill and legislative experience combined with her knowledge of the Gulf of Mexico and the offshore energy industry have greatly benefitted the NOIA membership and staff over the past two years.She has helped further our mission to promote offshore energy access,” said NOIA President Randall Luthi.   Before joining NOIA, Megan was Legislative Director and top policy aide to Congressman Steve

Dorothy Shepherd (Photo: Bibby Offshore)

Shepherd Joins Bibby Offshore's Renewables Team

Bibby Offshore, a subsea services provider to the oil and gas industry, has appointed Dorothy Shepherd as general manager, renewables.   Shepherd joins Bibby Offshore with more than 15 years’ experience in the energy industry. Having spent a significant time at The Crown Estate - a key player in supporting the delivery of energy supply for the U.K. - Shepherd brings with her a wealth of offshore renewables knowledge, including the delivery of new developments and supporting infrastructure.   In her new role, Shepherd will be instrumental in the delivery of new business in the

Inside the Wind Lidar Production Facility (Photo: ZephIR)

ZephIR Lidar Expands Engineering Team

ZephIR Lidar has announced the expansion of its Engineering and Supply Chain Team as part of a larger strategy to increase production and meet the growing demand for more accurate wind measurements within the wind energy industry. ZephIR Lidar has invested its own resources and has also applied for and received government-backed ‘Innovate UK’ funding in support of expanding the engineering function for production and manufacturing, as well as creating new jobs in the rural location of Ledbury, UK, where the Company is based.   Paul Taylor joins as Program Director, brought into

L to R: RGU postgraduate students Eugene Yeboah and Justice Ngoah

Ghanaian Students Benefitting from Scholarship Programs

have joined RGU for a years’ scholarship program, funded by the Ministry of Energy and Tullow Oil plc. Both Justice and Eugene are Chemistry graduates from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Ghana, but wanted to further their studies and apply their skills to the energy industry. They are currently completing the Oilfield Chemicals route at RGU via a Masters Program in Instrumental and Analytical Science, which is highly regarded and involves close ties with the oil and gas industry. Eugene, whose scholarship is funded by the Tullow Oil plc, said: “The Tullow

Nigeria Energy Sector Closing the Gender Gap

Nigeria's oil and gas industry flourishes, businesswomen across the country are finding greater opportunities to carve out their place in this male-dominated field. Since 2010, federal initiatives, such as the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Content Development Act, have paved the way for Nigeria's energy industry to shift ownership from international oil companies to domestic investors. Organizations, such as the Society of Petroleum Engineers Nigeria Council, are working to empower Nigerian women to move away from traditional low-capital businesses toward the energy industry's leadership positions. Severa

Steve Jones, ODE, with two 3sun Group apprentices as they prepare to go offshore (Photo: 3sun Group)

3sun Launches Skills Development Initiative

3sun Group, a specialist provider of products and services to the global energy industry, has established a new training program as part of the Group’s continued commitment to developing future industry talent. The program, which has been created in collaboration with the international engineering and operation contractor, Offshore Design Engineering Limited (ODE), aims to enhance the skillset of apprentices aspiring to enter the energy industry. Throughout April and May, six third year apprentices will get the opportunity to spend time offshore as part of their NVQ course, Electrical

Ricardo Rivera

Rivera Named District Manager at GEG

of the company. Upon joining Greene’s in 2013, Rivera was appointed district manager for the Testco Production BOP Testing Division. He will maintain the responsibilities of this role while he assumes the responsibilities of Guardian’s product line. His previous experience in the energy industry includes a position as a chemical plant supervisor at Petro America Drilling Fluids, a cement supervisor at BJ Services and other BOP management roles. greenesenergy.com  

Marcel van Galen Joins CG/LA Infrastructure

around data, analysis, market insights and developing long-term strategic business relationships. Prior to joining CG/LA, van Galen was a partner at Emerging Energy Research (EER), a company he helped build from start-up to a leading provider of business intelligence for the global renewable energy industry and where he managed the commercial integration into IHS Inc. post-acquisition.  

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