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Tidewater Inc. President and CEO Dean Taylor has stepped down after a 34-year career with the company. Taylor, who is succeeded by Jeffrey M. Platt, will remain on the board as a nonexecutive chairman. Jeffrey A. Gorski also has succeeded Platt as executive vice president and COO.
ABS has shuffled its senior management: James (Jim) Gaughan has replaced Dr. Kirsi Tikka, who has been appointed president and COO of the ABS Europe operating division, as chief engineer; John McDonald has taken on the role of vice president and chief of staff; Robert (Bob) Giuffra has moved from his current position as senior vice president, Quality and Service, to the newly created position of senior vice president, Service Delivery; and Adam Moilanen, who currently serves as chief of staff, has been named vice president, Quality.
David Weinstein has been elected president and CEO of ABS affiliate ABS Group of Companies Inc.
Larry Denver has taken the helm of OVS Group LLC as president. Jose N. Alvarez, founder and former president of the company, will maintain his role as CEO.
Former executive vice president of AGR Field Operations, ?ge Landro, has returned to AGR as executive vice president, Strategy & Integration.
Dave Workman has assumed the role of COO and Erik-Jan Bijvank, senior vice president for the UK and Africa at Stork Technical Services.
Continental Resources Inc. has tapped Jose A. Bayardo as its senior vice president, Business Development.
Jim Macklin has taken the reins as vice president, Projects and Engineering at InterMoor, an Acteon company.
Acteon has named Lester Clark vice president.
EFC Group has appointed Craig Clarke vice president, Americas. Rhonda B. Rosen has joined NDB Energy Inc. as CFO.
Greene's Energy Group has promoted Carlos Chagas de Oliveira Jr. to general manager, Brazil.
Frank Brown has joined FairfieldNodal as director of North American land licensing.
Variable Bore Rams Inc. has named Jared Primeaux operations and logistical coordinator and Mathew Brocato assembly technician.
InterAct PMTI, an Acteon company, has welcomed Cynda Maxon as its senior project director and F. Charles (Skip) Newton as its senior scientist.
Aker Solutions is establishing an office in ?lesund, Norway, which will provide specialist competence on structural design, structural analysis, and naval technology. In July the company also plans to open a new service base in Labuan Federal Territory in East Malaysia to support the installed and future deepwater projects in the Asia Pacific region.
Cargotec has established a new offshore service center in Houston, Texas, which provides repair, upgrades, and systems modernizations for rigs, vessels, and platform operators.
Proserv Group Inc. has acquired the subsea controls business of Weatherford International that specializes in subsea and topside communication and control systems, subsea intervention services, and subsea termination equipment for offshore production optimization, control, and monitoring. The acquisition includes more than 300 personnel and all control systems operations in the UK, Norway, North America, the Middle East, and the Far East.
Carbo Ceramics Inc. will begin construction on a new ceramic proppant manufacturing plant in Millen, Ga., which is expected to begin operations in late 2013.
FlexSteel Pipeline Technologies has opened a 26,000-sq-m (~280,000-sq-ft) manufacturing facility in Baytown, Texas. The new facility is equipped to manufacture the company's new 8-in. diameter pipe, which is expected to reach markets in 4Q 2012.
Diamond Offshore Drilling has entered into a turnkey contract with the Hyundai Heavy Industries shipyard for construction of a new ultra-deepwater drillship, Ocean BlackLion, which is slated for delivery in 4Q 2014.