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Doug Fieldgate (Photo: Harkand)

Harkand Appoints GM for Africa

Inspection, repair, maintenance (IRM) and light construction company Harkand has informs it has united its African presence under the leadership of Doug Fieldgate as Africa General Manager.    Fieldgate has 23 years of experience in the African oil and gas market primarily focused on West Africa. He will be based in the North America and Africa operations headquarters in Houston and will lead the company’s continued expansion into the region working closely with its consortium partners.    According to Harkand, the assignment builds on its successes in the region including

PSIL Recruits Global Sales Director, Expands In Middle East

project sales and establishing joint ventures across the Caspian and Middle East, with companies including Clyde Union Pumps, Hayward Tyler and Knowsley SK. PSIL managing director, Mark Hodgkins, said: "British engineering design and manufacturing is a highly sought-after commodity for oil and gas operators and refineries in the Middle East – we are experiencing continuously rising demand across the region. "Securing new agency agreements in the key markets of Qatar, Kuwait, Oman and the UAE is crucial to our ability to distribute our custom-designed pumps to national oil companies

L-R Mark Clarke, chairman and Paul Radcliffe, managing director, Frontier International

Frontier International Wins Middle East, Asia Contracts

well design and drilling engineering. Quickly identifying a gap in the market, they moved to grow Frontier in answer to the lack of technical expertise in the staff recruitment and contractor recruitment/management sectors. Frontier holds a substantial number of global contracts with the major oil and gas operators and service companies. International client demand in recent years has led the company to successfully expand in several key regions, with wholly owned subsidiaries covering East Africa and the Caribbean, as well as the Gurgaon-based subsidiary which serves both India and the Middle East

Dana Gas CEO

Dana Gas on Track for Growth in Egypt

  Dana Gas, the Middle East's leading regional private sector natural gas Company, is pleased to announce a number of major milestones in the successful fulfillment of its growth strategy in Egypt. Most recently, the signing of Blocks 1 and 3 Concession Agreements in the Nile Delta provides Dana Gas with additional highly material growth opportunities in the country. This supplements a number of positive developments including the recent signing of the landmark Gas Production Enhancement Agreement (GPEA) and the large payment made by the Egyptian government in December towards outstanding

Francois Florence (Photo: InterAct)

Florence Joins InterAct as Sr. Reservoir Engineer

Francois Florence has joined InterAct as a Senior Reservoir Engineer.  Florence brings to the role 10 years of experience working with a large independent oil and gas operator in the LA Basin, with a background in reservoir engineering and production operations. His reservoir knowledge brings expertise in waterflood management, field development and reservoir simulation. As a Production Engineer, his experience includes managing well maintenance, daily production and injection with a focus on asset optimization. Florence has a great deal of experience managing large scale projects including

Cranes Boost For EnerMech in Malaysia

Engineering services specialist EnerMech has won its first contract to provide crane personnel in Malaysia.   The company will provide training services and supply up to 70 offshore crane operators for a major oil and gas Operator on projects located offshore in the South China Sea.   The five year multi-million-pound contract will see EnerMech deploy a crane simulator to its Kemaman base for the assessment and training of offshore crane operators assigned to the contract.   EnerMech international director of mechanical handling services, John Morrison, said: “This is our

Nick Hawkes (Photo: Aquaterra Energy)

Aquaterra Names Hawkes Financial Director

, the lead contractor for the Amal field in the Gulf of Suez, offshore Egypt. In another multi-million-pound contract, Aquaterra is supplying high pressure riser equipment for a subsea abandonment project in the central North Sea.   The company said it is also seeing growing interest from operators in its specialist ‘WellStart’ service, which minimizes third party interfaces in early stage well construction, providing the expertise to overcome the technical and economic challenges in setting out the first phase of the well.   Hawkes joins newly appointed Chairman, Alan

Alexander Koryakin

Koryakin Heads Gazprom Dobycha Krasnodar

  Alexander Koryakin is appointed Director General of Gazprom Dobycha Krasnodar. Born in Chelyabinsk in 1968, Alexander Koryakin graduated from Perm Polytechnic Institute in 1992, majoring in Oil and Gas Field Development. Alexander Koryakin has an MBA degree. He has served with Gazprom for 22 years. Between 1992 and 1993 – oil and gas production operator of the 5th grade, oil and gas production operator of the gas production operations and control service at the Nadymgazprom Production Association. Between 1995 and 1997 – gas production foreman, Deputy Head of Operations

Ryan McPherson

ProSep Appoints McPherson for Middle East

per year in one facility alone and a 60% reduction in oil-in-water content from the desalter. Neil Poxon, CEO of ProSep welcomed McPherson to the team and said: “The potential for ProSep technologies in the Middle East is significant as they are designed to address the myriad of challenges operators face in treating oil, gas and water. Ryan’s appointment will help to drive our business forward and promote the bespoke approach we take to solving complex production issues.” ProSep is headquartered in Houston, USA with operations in Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific and delivers

Alexander Koryakin

Koryakin to Head Gazprom Dobycha Urengoy

  Alexander Koryakin is appointed Director General of Gazprom Dobycha Urengoy. Alexander Koryakin was born in Chelyabinsk in 1968. He graduated from Perm Polytechnic Institute in 1992, majoring in Oil and Gas Field Development. Alexander Koryakin has an MBA degree. He has been employed at Gazprom for 22 years. Between 1992 and 1993 – oil and gas production operator of the 5th grade, oil and gas production foreman of the gas production operations and control service at the Nadymgazprom Production Association. Between 1995 and 1997 – gas production foreman, Deputy Head of

Enrico Salardi (Photo: Xodus Group)

Salardi to Lead Xodus’ Decom Division

,” Salardi said. “I am joining a very experienced team that has worked on managing processes and the execution of work on many assets in the North Sea and around the world.   “I hope my knowledge will add to this and provide the team with an insight into what challenges the operators are facing and how we can help ease the demanding process of decommissioning, including reducing associated costs.”   As several assets in the North Sea reach the end of their lifespan, the latest cost estimate from the Oil and Gas Authority has predicted the cost of decommissioning

Abdel Ben Amara

Camcon Names Amara Business Development Manager

Development Manager for the Middle East & North Africa (MENA) region.   Based in Dubai, Abdel will report to the Camcon CEO. He will be responsible for leading the development and sales of Camcon’s groundbreaking Digital Intelligent Artificial Lift (DIAL) solutions portfolio to oil operators in the region and for building and managing a distribution network.   Abdel joins Camcon with over 11 years’ experience in the oil, gas and manufacturing industries. He has spent the last year as Head of Business Development & Engineering Services at World Petroleum Partnership

Zakharov to Lead Gazprom Dobycha Krasnodar

  Andrey Zakharov will take over leadership at Gazprom Dobycha Krasnodar.  Earlier he was elected Director General of the company.  He was born in 1963 in the Volgograd Region. In 1985 he graduated from Millionshchikov Grozny State Petroleum Institute, majoring in Technology and Integrated Mechanization of Oil and Gas Fields. He has been employed at the Gazprom Group for 28 years. Between 1985 and 1990 he served in various position firstly as oil and gas production operator, then oil and gas production foreman, then he rose up to become the Chief Engineer at R&D shop

Petey Rozands, Regional Sales Manager Nautisk New Orleans (Photo: Nautisk)

Nautisk Names Rozands New Orleans Sales Manager

and Nautisk’s digital publications library, NaviTab as well as digital and paper chart products.    With over 20 years’ experience in the Oil and Gas industry, Petey has worked extensively within the marine sector selling OSV and Jack-Up services, dealing directly with owner operators and end users.   The New Orleans hub has been operational since 2012 when it was acquired by Nautisk, and has a diverse customer base including bulk carriers, cruise lines, ship management groups, oil and gas companies, offshore platform operators and marine supply houses

Vladimir Krokha Courtesy Gazprom

Krokha to Head Gazprom Dobycha Shelf Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk

  Vladimir Krokha was born in the Bashkir ASSR in 1973. He graduated from Tomsk Polytechnic University in 1995, majoring in ‘oil and gas field development and operation’. He has an MBA degree. Between 1991 and 1999 – he went up the career ladder, starting from the oil and gas production operator and moving to the position of the Lead Geologist at Kholmogorneft Oil and Gas Production Directorate. Between 1999 and 2011 he occupied various positions, i.e. the geologist of the 2nd grade, Lead Geologist of the Field Development Division, Deputy Head of the Geologic Division

File photo: Harald Pettersen / Statoil

Most Norwegian Oil Workers Agree to Wage Deal

be conducted before any strike is allowed.   Norway is western Europe's top oil and gas producer with daily output in April of around 2.1 million barrels of oil, condensate and natural gas liquids, as well as natural gas corresponding to about 1.7 million barrels of oil equivalent.   Top operators offshore Norway include, among others, Statoil , Aker BP, Total, Exxon Mobil , Shell and Centrica. (Reporting by Oslo newsroom; Editing by Mark Potter)  

Dr Hans-Hermann Ecke

Ecke is GM of DEA Egypt

  The new General Manager for Egypt is Dr Hans-Hermann Ecke, who is responsible for the business of the Egyptian subsidiary of DEA Deutsche Erdoel AG based in Cairo since the beginning of March. “I am looking forward to the upcoming tasks in Egypt, where DEA has already been part of the oil and gas industry for more than 40 years,” says Dr Hans-Hermann Ecke. “With our Disouq natural gas project, we have recently been able to more than double our oil and gas production in Egypt. Being the operator, we are working intensively on the further development of this project.”

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