Oil & Gas UK makes board changes

Oil & Gas UK, the representative organization for the UK offshore oil and gas industry, has made a number of appointments of member company representatives to its board.

The appointment of Elisabeth Proust, managing director of Total, to the board as a representative of the operator community was effective Nov. 11. Bringing more than 30 years of experience in global oil and gas operations, she replaces Philippe Guys who has retired from Total.

Neil Sims, vice president for the Europe CIS Region at Expro, was appointed as a representative of the contractor community, also effective Nov. 11. Replacing Doug Sedge of Sparrows Offshore Group Ltd., Sims brings decades of experience in the service sector, along with involvement in a number of industry government groups such as the Joint Industry Council.

The appointment of Tove Stuhr Sjøblom, Statoil’s managing director in Aberdeen, as a representative of the operator community was effective Oct. 1. She brings upstream experience gained in Canada and Norway, and replaces Gunnar Breivik of Statoil.

Oil & Gas UK’s membership, which comprises oil and gas producers and contractor companies, now numbers more than 500.


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