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

Lakers formidable opponent for MDI

first_imgBANGOR — The Lady Lakers of Lake Region High School, who will face the Mount Desert Island Lady Trojans Friday in the state championship game, entered the tournament top seed in Class B West.The Lakers’ one loss in their 17-1 season was back in December, at Wells High School. They avenged that loss Saturday in the Western Maine championship game, beating Wells 59-51.Lake Region’s girls have not won a state Class B title since 1975, but they were Western Maine Champions between 2006-2008, and every year from 2012 to the present. In each of the last two tournaments they lost the championship game to Presque Isle. In 2012 they lost by only two points, 49-47. The final score of the 2013 championship game was Presque Isle 51 – Lake Region 44.Lake Region High School is located in Naples and serves the towns of Bridgton, Casco, Naples, and Sebago.Find in-depth coverage of local news in the Mount Desert Islander. Subscribe digitally or in print. This is placeholder textThis is placeholder text Bio Town report wins award – October 11, 2014 Latest posts by Fenceviewer Staff (see all) Schoodic Grange hosting sale – October 30, 2014 Fenceviewer Staff Fitness trainer is now cancer-exercise expert – October 12, 2014 Latest Postslast_img read more

Ronaldo, Ramos join Real Madrid practice

first_imgSpanish football giants Real Madrid duo Cristiano Ronaldo and Sergio Ramos joined practice on Tuesday after recovering from minor injuries.Ramos is yet to sign a new deal with Real following interest from English club Manchester United. He had also missed Sunday’s friendly at Valerenga due to an injury he suffered against Bayern Munich in last week’s Audi Cup, reports goal.com.Sergio Ramos had reportedly suffered a knock on his right leg during the previous week’s Audi Cup games in Germany, while Cristiano Ronaldo has been receiving treatment for the lumbago problem that saw him miss that trip. Also read: Cristiano Ronaldo disguised as homeless man tricks Madrid fansHowever, neither players were in doubt for Real’s first match of their domestic campaign which starts against Sporting Gijon on August 23. Both will join their team-mates for training on Tuesday.The duo can now feature in the Santiago Bernabeu Trophy against Galatasaray next Tuesday.last_img read more