Total E&P UK head to retire after 38 years of service

first_imgManaging director of Total E&P UK will be retiring shortly after nearly forty years of working for Total.Total said on Wednesday that Elisabeth Proust, the managing director of Total E&P UK, would retire following 38 years of service.Proust began her career as a junior drilling supervisor with Elf Aquitaine, now Total, in 1980. An engineer by profession, she worked as one of the company’s development engineering and project management specialists, which led to her appointment as the first female vice president for development engineering for Total worldwide.Later in her career, she held several senior leadership roles as a managing director of Total’s affiliates in Indonesia, Nigeria and finally, the UK.During her three years in Aberdeen, Proust led the completion of the West of Shetland Laggan Tormore project in February 2016 followed with the completion of the Edradour Glenlivet fields in August 2017.In Aberdeen, Proust oversaw the drilling on Total’s Elgin Franklin asset, which contributed to Total E&P UK’s operated production exceeding 250,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day in 2017.Most recently, she oversaw the relocation of Total’s Aberdeen office to a more modern facility that was opened by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon in December 2017.Proust also served on the boards of Oil and Gas UK, the Oil and Gas Technology Centre, and the Oil and Gas Authorities’ Technology Leadership Board.Michael Borrell, Total’s senior vice president for the North Sea and Russia, said: “I’d like to thank Elisabeth for her contribution to Total throughout her career and especially the tireless work over the last three years in the UK. Under her leadership Total E&P UK reduced its operating costs by 30%, completed major investment projects west of Shetland and restructured its business to improve focus on asset safety and production.”Also, following Total’s recent acquisition of Maersk Oil, managing director of Maersk Oil UK Morten Kelstrup decided to move on and take the position of chief commercial and innovation officer at Maersk Drilling.Total added that the new managing director for the combined entities of Total E&P UK and Maersk Oil UK would be announced shortly.last_img read more

Super Falcons’ star joins Roma

first_imgRelatedPosts Oshoala visits Lagos Oba Branislav Ivanovic joins West Brom Ex-Falcons, Golden Eaglets coach dies in Osun Osinachi Ohale has joined Serie A Women’s League outfit AS Roma on a one-year deal for an undisclosed fee.The Nigeria international parted ways with Spanish side CD Tacon, now renamed Real Madrid, last month after the expiration of her contract with the Primera Iberdrola outfit. On joining CD Tacon from Swedish side Vaxjo last September, she made 15 appearances, scoring twice for David Aznar’s side before the Spanish league’s coronavirus cancellation.For her two goals, the first came in Tacon’s 5-1 thrashing of Toni Payne’s Sevilla on January 4 and the second in a 4-3 win over rivals Madrid CFF in a local derby in the capital four weeks later.Following her announcement, Ohale becomes the latest Nigerian to join an Italian outfit and also the club’s third signing this summer after Spain’s Paloma Lazaro and Italy’s Rachele Baldi.Reacting to her historic move, Ohale told the club website: “I chose Roma because of so many things; so many amazing things about the club, about this city and this country that interested me.“I felt like it would be a great thing for me, to explore and to experience new things and a new challenge.” At club level, the 28-year-old starred at Delta Queens and Rivers Angels in Nigeria before her first contract abroad with Houston Dash in the United States, and she later moved to Sweden for stints with Vittsjo and Vaxjo.The defender, who has 26 international appearances for Nigeria, has won four African Women’s Cup of Nations titles and featured at three Fifa Women’s World Cups with the Super Falcons.Having joined the Giallorosse, Ohale will hope to make a fine debut in Italy when Roma open their league campaign in  September.Tags: AS RomaOsinachi OhalePlayer SigningSerie A Women’s LeagueSuper Falconslast_img read more

Glasgow knock Munster off top spot

first_imgDenis Hurley captained the side and contributed a try of his own. Jack O’Donoghue on his senior debut as Munster completed the double over their visitors after victory in Wales in November.The full-time score was Munster 33 Cardiff Blues 16. A comprehensive win for the home side on their first outing at the redeveloped Irish Independent Park. Meanwhile, Leinster have lost at home for the first time since March of 2013, going down 16-14 to the Dragons in the Guinness Pro 12. And Glasgow have knocked Munster off the top of the table this evening, following their 54-10 rout away to Zebre. And it was a bad day at the office for Connacht who went down 32-14 away to the Scarlets.last_img