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Arria NLG, Bill Barrett Corp., ClassNK, ConocoPhillips, Lloyd’s Register Energy, DNV GL, eCORP, Express Energy Services, GE, Society of HPC Professionals, Intertek, Kongsberg Maritime, Maersk Training, Navigator Energy Services, Nimbix, Peak Group, Propell Technologies, UKGeoForum, Zycus, Datum360, Pioneer Consulting, PSE, Quantum Technology Sciences, Seatronics, Shell, TGS, Tipro, Yokogawa Electric, Israeli ministry of energy, Lloyd’s Register Foundation.

Simon Small has stepped down from his position as executive director of Arria NLG.

Following CFO Bob Howard’s departure, Bill Crawford is senior VP treasury and finance with Bill Barrett Corp.

ClassNK has promoted Koichi Fujiwara to chairman and president. Junichiro Iida is MD, Tetsushi Agata is executive auditor.

Jeff Sheets is to retire as ConocoPhillips’ executive VP finance and CFO. The position is now held by Don Wallette. Al Hirshberg is executive VP production, drilling and projects and Matt Fox is executive VP strategy, exploration and technology.

Lloyd’s Register Energy has launched a new equipment survey program to assess the integrity of land rigs.

Ditlev Engel is now CEO of DNV GL’s energy business area succeeding acting CEO Elisabeth Harstad.

Jerry Walker is President of eCORP. He hails from Dresser Rand Group.

Stuart Bodden has joined Express Energy Services as president and CEO. He was recently with Innovative Deepwater Exploration.

GE Power has appointed Clay Johnson as VP and CIO.

Shawana Johnson of Global Marketing Insights and Franz Deimbacher of GeosScale have joined the board of the Society of HPC Professionals.

Catherine Aitken is to lead Intertek’s new laboratory in Louisville, Colorado.

Egil Haugsdal is to assume the presidency of Kongsberg Maritime after a short overlap with Geir Håøy who will become CEO next June.

Maersk Training has opened an advanced simulation facility in Dubai.

Mark Hafner is VP of commercial operations at Navigator Energy Services. He hails from Occidental Energy Marketing.

Nimbix has appointed Chuck Kelly as senior VP of Sales. He hails from SunGard Availability Services.

Peak Group has named Neil Poxon as global business development director. He was previously CEO of ProSep.

Brian Boutte is now CEO at Propell Technologies. He succeeds John Huemoeller who remains on the board. David Ramsey, formerly of Tecpetrol, is COO.

Quarry One Eleven founder Alistair Maclenan is now chairman of the UKGeoForum.

Michael Taylor has joined Zycus as VP of ‘customer success management.’

Matt McKinley is now VP of global business development at Datum360. He hails from Siemens Oil and Gas.

Pioneer Consulting has named Gavin Tully as director of submarine solutions. He was previously with TE SubCom.

Paul Frey is to lead PSE’s new center of expertise for pressure relief, flare and blowdown. He hails from AMEC Foster Wheeler.

Stephen Trippe is now chairman of Quantum Technology Sciences succeeding company founder Freddie Garcia who remains a director.

Seatronics has appointed Jannelle Pence as VP for the USA region and Kevin Strachan as head of finance.

Marvin Odum is to leave Shell. He is succeeded as US country chair and president by Bruce Culpepper, currently executive VP HR, unconventional resources and regional coordination.

TGS COO Kristian Johansen is to succeed retiree Robert Hobbs as CEO.

Drillinginfo CEO Allen Gilmer is now chairman of the Texas independent producers and royalty owners association, Tipro.

Yokogawa Electric Corp. has appointed Masatoshi Nakahara as director and executive VP, and Junichi Anabuki as director and senior VP.

Tenders, jobs...

The Israeli ministry of energy has issued a tender number 20A/16 for the establishment and maintenance of an oil and gas national data repository. Deadline for purchasing the bid documentation is the 4th May with final submissions due on 4th July 2016.

Lloyd’s Register Foundation is seeking a director and host institution for a £10M program to build resilience in critical infrastructure.

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