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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

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Kelly Tomlin (Photo: CPV)

Tomlin Named Executive VP, CFO of Admiral Valve

Admiral Valve, LLC, parent company of CPV and manufacturer of CPV high pressure valves and fittings for industrial gas, petrochemical and shipbuilding industry applications, named Kelly Tomlin as executive vice president and chief financial officer. Tomlin, who had held the position of chief financial officer at CPV for the past four years, will assume the expanded role of executive vice president as a key member of the CPV leadership team. This appointment comes just after CPV Manufacturing named David London as president, further positioning the valves and fittings leader for future growth. In

Siemens Says to Cut About 6,900 Jobs

Siemens plans to cut about 6,900 job in its turbines division, including related services and in large drives, the Munich-based industrial group said on Thursday. "The power generation industry is experiencing disruption of unprecedented scope and speed," Siemens management board member Lisa Davis said in a statement. "Today's action follows a nearly three-year effort to right-size the business for this changing marketplace," she added.  Reporting by Georgina Prodhan and Christoph Steitz

New Skills Resource for the O&G Industry

A new resource developed to help people source accurate information about the UK oil and gas sector has been unveiled in Aberdeen. HM Government’s Industrial Strategy, launched in 2013 to deliver long-term plans to secure jobs and growth in the UK’s key economic sectors, highlighted the need for one centralized online portal to provide a more proactive and co-ordinated approach to providing relevant information on oil and gas skills. Following 12 months of research and development, the Oil & Gas Skills Navigator was unveiled for the first time Tuesday, November 11 at a business

Erik Bon Fleur  (Photo: BCGP)

BCGP Appoints Bon Fleur as General Manager

Jet, an aluminum boat builder in Washington state. Bon Fleur has been with Brunswick since 2012, when he joined the Company as a process engineer at the previously owned Hatteras Yachts.   Bon Fleur holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Central Florida, and a master degree in industrial engineering as well as an MBA from the University of Florida’s Warrington College of Business Administration

Siemens to Cut Oil and Gas Jobs Amid Wider Hiring

German industrial group Siemens plans to cut about 2,500 jobs related to the oil and gas, metals and mining sectors - mostly in Germany - while pursuing a hiring drive to boost its digital industrial expertise, it said on Wednesday.   Siemens said it would realign its two business units Large Drives and Process Solutions, affecting about 2,000 jobs in Germany, mainly in Bavaria. It added that it would keep its current sites.   Worldwide, Siemens said it planned to hire at least 25,000 new employees in each of the coming years, thanks to its announced increase of more than 1 billion euros

Carboline Names Andrews Executive VP of US Sales

Carboline has appointed Darrin J. Andrews as Executive Vice President of Sales USA, effective December 5, 2016.   Andrews has been in the protective and industrial coatings industry for over 27 years and has a wealth of knowledge in the oil and gas, and mining segments. Andrews is a NACE Certified Coatings Inspector and has been active in the Canadian protective coatings industry for 20 years.

Courtesy Foster Wheeler

Foster Wheeler Signs Agreement With BOC to Replace Heat Exchangers

services, construction supervision and quality assurance for the replacement of existing aluminium plate fin exchangers in the 1,300 tons per day air separation plant. Installation is scheduled for completion in the fourth quarter of 2014. The Teesport facility provides oxygen and other gases to industrial facilities in the region. Foster Wheeler AG is a global engineering and construction company and power equipment supplier delivering technically advanced, reliable facilities and equipment. The company employs approximately 13,000 talented professionals with specialized expertise dedicated to

Tommy Olofsen Managing Director OSM Crew Management (Photo: OSM)

OSM Crew Management for Lauritzen Kosan Fleet

Global ship management company OSM Maritime Group said it has been awarded full crew management of Lauritzen Kosan’s entire fleet of liquefied gas tankers, including 26 refrigerated ethylene, semi-refrigerated and pressurised gas carriers.   OSM’s focus on the provision of personal service and expert seafarers, combined with delivering business efficiencies and economies of scale, has seen the company grow considerably in 2017. This latest contract ranks as its largest individual win of the year, bringing the number of vessels OSM provides services to far beyond the 500 mark. It

SENER Names Lorente International GM

Lorente is leaving his position as General Manager of Torresol Energy (60 percent owned by SENER). He has been in this role since 2008 and in recent years has combined it with the General Management of the SENER Group’s Energy and Environment division. Álvaro Lorente is a graduate in Industrial Engineering from the ICAI Higher Technical School of Industrial Engineering of the Comillas Pontifical University in Madrid, and has also completed the IESE Business School’s General Management Program (PDG). He joined SENER in 1991, going on to lead industrial and turnkey projects, work

President Donald Trump (Official White House photo)

What does Trump's Presidency Mean for the Power Industry?

jobs aren’t going to return to the high levels that many want, despite Trumps’ rallying cry throughout the election (and now).   It’s of my opinion that many of these factories may not reopen whether it be due to advancements in technology, globalization efforts made by these industrial & manufacturing businesses, or whether it be the shift to cleaner sources of energy. Many of these industrial towns entered decline when the factories and many of the employees left, and it would be a tough task for any president to revitalize this area the way Trump has promised

Louisiana Cat Expands in New Iberia

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards and General Product Support Manager Troy Matherne of Louisiana Machinery Company announced the company will add 60 jobs and expand its New Iberia operations. Known as Louisiana Cat, the company rebuilds and services engines and related equipment for marine, oil and gas, industrial and utility companies at the Port of Iberia.    Louisiana Cat’s expansion calls for the addition of 60 new direct jobs over the next five years, with the jobs carrying an average annual salary of $60,000, plus benefits. Louisiana Economic Development estimates the project also

EnerMech to Add 150 Staff to Australian Operation

as Asia Pacific’s leading oil and gas mechanical services supplier. EnerMech is an $AUD 500 million turnover business which employs 2000 staff in 31 locations serving the international energy sector. Its seven business lines include Cranes and Lifting, Valves, Hydraulic products and services, Industrial Services, Process, Pipeline and Umbilicals (PPU), Equipment Rental and Training services. In Australia EnerMech has secured contracts worth an estimated value of $AUD 80 million over the next year and forecasts its headcount will increase from 350 to over 500 in the next 24 months. The company

Yves Barraquand (Photo: CMR Group)

CMR Group Names Barraquand CEO

Supérieure des Mines de Paris, and  also holds a post doctorate fellowship from Tokyo University.    Barraquand’s appointment comes as the company continues to move ahead to meet strong demand for its range of advanced precision-engineered engine, marine, oil and gas and industrial technologies. Investment is also being made in equipping the workforce with the skills and resources required to meet the demands of a global blue-chip customer base

Karen Lucas

Vikoma Announces New General Manager and Director

track record in business growth. A member of the chartered institute of certified accountants, she played a key role in the U.K. and international expansion of the Strainstall Group, a group specializing in the design and manufacture of load and stress monitoring systems for the oil and gas, marine and industrial fields. Karen takes over from Peter Tyler, who has moved onto new opportunities outside the industry

Stephan Aumann (Photo: Oman Drydock Company)

Aumann Named CEO of Oman Drydock

of directors as the new CEO of the Oman Drydock Company S.A.O.C. in Duqm/Oman. Aumann assumed the role June 15 and replaced the former CEO Jin Han Lee (DSME), who advised at the end of 2016 that he would be stepping down.  With a bachelor's degree in naval architecture and a master degree in industrial engineering from the University of Applied Sciences in Kiel/Germany, the 50-year-old German Aumann brings 20 years of senior management experience with overall P&L responsibility within the international maritime industry, especially in the ship repair and conversion as well as the oil and

OPITO CEO John McDonald (Photo: OPITO)

O&G Market Study to Examine UKCS Skills

. The review will assess the current number of jobs directly supporting the sector in the UK, identify common roles and categorise these into broad job families.   OPITO will work with the Scottish Government through SDS and with the UK Government through the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) to ensure alignment with government objectives.   OPITO chief executive and Energy Jobs Taskforce member John McDonald said: “My discussions with industry stakeholders and within the Energy Jobs Taskforce identified a clear need for a project which would help us to

LNG Ltd Takes Paul Cavicchi On-board

LNG Ltd Takes Paul Cavicchi On-board

International where he supervised and directed all business development efforts for GSENA in the United States, Canada and Mexico.    His responsibilities included corporate and project acquisitions, greenfield evelopment in the areas of merchant power generation, renewable power generation, industrial cogeneration, gas infrastructure (including LNG) and retail energy services.  His responsibilities also included the commercial partnering and financing of nvestment assets.    He was responsible for a development budget of $20 million annually, and a construction budget that

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