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Diversification becomes essential for the aerogel industry

Diversification becomes essential for the aerogel industry

By Dr Richard Collins, Technology Analyst, IDTechEx The 21st-century commercialisation of the aerogel industry has been extensively discussed, but despite the excitement and huge potential, it is still a...

S-Oil Corporation uses technical expertise from Lloyd’s Register

S-Oil Corporation uses technical expertise from Lloyd’s Register

Coupled with its vast proven technical experience, we believe LR’s continued responsiveness will be pivotal in accelerating our momentum to successful project completion in 2018. S-Oil Corporation uses technical expertise from...

Proserv Middle East secures multiple contract awards

Proserv Middle East secures multiple contract awards

Energy services company Proserv has been awarded a series of contracts worth a combined value of more than $11million USD for its production control new-build and after-market services in the...

New Microsoft Dynamics Business to Help Oil & Gas Companies Improve Productivity

New Microsoft Dynamics Business to Help Oil & Gas Companies Improve Productivity

Evolve iMS aims to revolutionise UK firms with latest cloud-based technology New Microsoft Dynamics Company Positioned for Success A new Aberdeen-based company which aims to help businesses transform their processes and dramatically...

Schlumberger Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Saudi Aramco

Schlumberger Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Saudi Aramco

Agreement reinforces In-Kingdom Total Value Add program and confirms long-term commitment to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Schlumberger has just signed a memorandum of understanding with Saudi Aramco to develop an...

A Global Gas Market Is Only Natural

A Global Gas Market Is Only Natural

Never has natural gas been so widely accessible. No, it’s not because Amazon recently added it to its two-day shipping list. Rather, a natural gas excess has prompted more suppliers...

Multiple Orders For Rotork Actuators At Grassroots Middle East Refinery

Multiple Orders For Rotork Actuators At Grassroots Middle East Refinery

Rotork fluid power valve actuators have been ordered for multiple applications at a new grassroots refinery under construction in the Middle East. With a capacity of up to 400,000 barrels a...

Advanced “splash zone” coatings from Hempel assure longer service life and reduced maintenance for offshore assets

Advanced “splash zone” coatings from Hempel assure longer service life and reduced maintenance for offshore assets

In response to customer demands, Hempel has launched two new advanced coatings specifically developed to protect the vulnerable “splash zone” areas of offshore structures. The “splash zone” is the...

£1m+ contract win for M² Subsea on world’s longest pipeline

£1m+ contract win for M² Subsea on world’s longest pipeline

M² Subsea, the global independent provider of ROV services, has secured its first contract award which is valued in excess of one million pounds. The project will see the firm supplying...

Society of Petroleum Engineers Regional Award made to Heriot-Watt University Oilfield Production Expert

Society of Petroleum Engineers Regional Award made to Heriot-Watt University Oilfield Production Expert

The 2017 North Sea Regional Award for Productions and Operations from the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) is this year awarded to Professor Eric Mackay of Heriot-Watt University’s Institute of...

FairfieldNodal and Schlumberger Team Up for 3D Survey in Southern Delaware Basin

FairfieldNodal and Schlumberger Team Up for 3D Survey in Southern Delaware Basin

Phase 1 of Coyanosa Survey to cover Ward, Reeves and Pecos counties in Texas FairfieldNodal and Schlumberger have just announced a strategic multiclient joint venture in the southern Delaware Basin of...

Sulzer offers complete supply service for subsea ROV manufacturer

Sulzer offers complete supply service for subsea ROV manufacturer

Manufacturing a hydraulic power unit (HPU) that is destined to operate on the ocean floor up to depths of 2,500 metres requires considerable expertise and design excellence in order to...

Tapping into new technology a key focus at SPE Offshore Europe 2017

Tapping into new technology a key focus at SPE Offshore Europe 2017

The Oil & Gas Technology Centre’s Technology Zone at SPE Offshore Europe 2017 will present a series of technologies used in alternative sectors to encourage the oil and gas industry...

Major applied geoscience research funding boost for Institute of Petroleum Engineering

Major applied geoscience research funding boost for Institute of Petroleum Engineering

A major funding package for the Institute of Petroleum Engineering (IPE) at Heriot-Watt University will directly support research and training for the future of the industry in UK offshore waters. Heriot-Watt’s...

SengS appoints new MD and wins £600k of new business

SengS appoints new MD and wins £600k of new business

A leading engineering services firm, SengS, has announced significant new deals which will take its turnover for this financial year past the £2million mark for the first time. The Ellon-based business...

Petrobras and Wood Group CEOs to speak at opening plenary at SPE Offshore Europe 2017

Petrobras and Wood Group CEOs to speak at opening plenary at SPE Offshore Europe 2017

Pedro Parente, CEO of Petrobras and Robin Watson, chief executive of Wood Group are to speak at the opening plenary session at SPE Offshore Europe 2017 which is being held...

NEFTEGAZ 2017: Key Event for the Russian Oil and Gas Industry registers to the Tune of 20,200 Trade Visitors

NEFTEGAZ 2017: Key Event for the Russian Oil and Gas Industry registers to the Tune of 20,200 Trade Visitors

NEFTEGAZ 2017 – the International Exhibition for Equipment and Technologies for the Oil and Gas Industry – succeeded in impressively confirming its role once again as the most important industry...

Proserv Norway secures significant decommissioning project awards

Proserv Norway secures significant decommissioning project awards

Energy services company Proserv has recently been awarded three contracts worth a combined value of more than $2.5million (approx. 21.5m Norwegian Krone) for decommissioning work in the Norwegian North Sea. The...

Millennials expert gives stark warning to global oil and gas sector: update approach or lose future workforce

Millennials expert gives stark warning to global oil and gas sector: update approach or lose future workforce

- OSCC 2017 speaker says if next generation’s loyalty hangs in the balance so too does the industry - Millennials expert Ryan Jenkins is warning the global oil and gas industry...

US market entry heralds growth opportunities for Polaris Learning

US market entry heralds growth opportunities for Polaris Learning

A Scottish training firm has announced a joint venture with a US-based energy company as its plans for international growth heat up. Polaris Learning will work together with Safety Management Systems...

Wood Group Engineers Support NSRI’s Diversification Initiative

Wood Group Engineers Support NSRI’s Diversification Initiative

Two engineers from Wood Group have supported the National Subsea Research Initiative (NSRI) in its drive to speed up the development and implementation of near to market technologies in the...

Schlumberger Launches New Fluid Mapping-While-Drilling Service

Schlumberger Launches New Fluid Mapping-While-Drilling Service

SpectraSphere service uniquely enables the understanding of reservoir properties while drilling for improved reservoir characterization, well placement and reduction in overall well construction cost Schlumberger has just launched the new SpectraSphere*...

M² Subsea and Frontera Offshore join forces in Gulf of Mexico

M² Subsea and Frontera Offshore join forces in Gulf of Mexico

M² Subsea has joined forces with Frontera Offshore to deliver remedial pipeline work for Permaducto, a subsidiary of Grupo Protexa, in the Ku-Maloob-Zaap (KMZ) oilfield in the Bay of Campeche,...

Sparrows Group lands Centrica crane refurbishments

Sparrows Group lands Centrica crane refurbishments

Sparrows Group has been awarded a contract to fully refurbish two offshore cranes for Centrica in the East Irish Sea. The 27-year-old cranes are sited on the Morecambe field’s DP6 and...

Enpro supports operator to achieve record time for first oil

Enpro supports operator to achieve record time for first oil

Production optimisation specialist Enpro Subsea has revealed details of how its unique subsea architecture was used for the first time by an operator in the Gulf of Mexico and was...

Prosecutor threatens BP and Total’s plans to drill near the Amazon Reef

Prosecutor threatens BP and Total’s plans to drill near the Amazon Reef

The Federal Prosecutor of the State of Amapá has recommended the suspension of environmental licensing to BP and Total for their planned deep water drilling near the unique and vulnerable...

Xodus and Green Marine join forces on new integrated maintenance offering for offshore marine renewables

Xodus and Green Marine join forces on new integrated maintenance offering for offshore marine renewables

Xodus Group has formed a partnership with Orkney based Green Marine to launch a new integrated service for the maintenance of offshore renewable assets. The lifecycle approach will utilise Xodus’ new...

Shell must take full responsibility for Brent clean-up - Greenpeace

Shell must take full responsibility for Brent clean-up - Greenpeace

Commenting on the arrival of the world's largest construction vessel in Hartlepool, as part of Shell's decommissioning work in the Brent oil field, Greenpeace UK's chief scientist Dr Doug Parr said:...

OEM Group strengthens global footprint with new appointment

OEM Group strengthens global footprint with new appointment

OEM Group has welcomed on board a new global business development manager as the company gears up for a significant period of growth in the UK and internationally. The firm...

OTC 2017: Ampelmann introduces S-type Walk-to-Work system for the crew change market

OTC 2017: Ampelmann introduces S-type Walk-to-Work system for the crew change market

Continuous, safe, lightweight, low power system is 30% more cost effective than helicopters Ampelmann has designed its latest access system, the S-type, as a cost effective and safe option in the...

Record sales for AESSEAL® secures further future investment

Record sales for AESSEAL® secures further future investment

March 2017 saw record sales for AESSEAL at just under £16 million, nearly £2 million greater than the previous record breaking month for the business. Incidentally the company also reached a...

Parker Autoclave Engineers reduces lead times on main air driven liquid pumps range

Parker Autoclave Engineers reduces lead times on main air driven liquid pumps range

Parker Autoclave Engineers, part of Parker Hannifin, the global leader in motion and control technology, is now able to offer customers a significant reduction in lead times for its most...

Faroe-Shetland Channel could face Deepwater Horizon ‘dirty blizzard’

Faroe-Shetland Channel could face Deepwater Horizon ‘dirty blizzard’

A deep water oil spill in the northeast Atlantic would be more difficult to combat than the Deepwater Horizon spill of 2015, and the use of a dispersant in those waters...

Forum investment brings new multiplexer technology to the rental market

Forum investment brings new multiplexer technology to the rental market

Forum Subsea Rentals, a Forum Energy Technologies business, announces that new multiplexer video and data acquisition technology is available to their global rental market following significant investment in MacArtney’s EMO...

Alfa Laval wins SEK 55million energy-efficiency order in Africa

Alfa Laval wins SEK 55million energy-efficiency order in Africa

Alfa Laval – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling – has won an order to supply Alfa Laval Packinox heat exchangers to a refinery in...

NCDMB visits Aveon Offshore Limited facility in Port Harcourt

NCDMB visits Aveon Offshore Limited facility in Port Harcourt

 During the visit, Aveon’s senior management presented a quick synopsis of its current projects, investments in technology and equipment, human resources, civil infrastructure and other yard upgrade works. The visit...

Rex International Holding maps out value creation strategy for Norway

Rex International Holding maps out value creation strategy for Norway

Rex International Holding Limited (“Rex International Holding”, “Rex” or the “Company”, and together with its subsidiaries, the “Group”), a new-generation technology- driven oil company, has mapped out a value creation...

North Sea region will see 30 crude and natural gas projects start operations by 2020, says GlobalData

North Sea region will see 30 crude and natural gas projects start operations by 2020, says GlobalData

Despite the low cycle that the market is facing, a total of 30 crude and natural gas projects are expected to start operations in the North Sea by 2020. The...

OMNOVA Solutions Foundation Presents $50,000 Grant to Support Oil & Gas Studies in Rice University's Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Program

OMNOVA Solutions Foundation Presents $50,000 Grant to Support Oil & Gas Studies in Rice University's Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Program

OMNOVA Solutions (NYSE: OMN), through its charitable Foundation, recently presented a $50,000 grant to Rice University's Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering (CHBE) program. This follows a $30,000 grant to the University's...

Industry champions sign up to support digital emergency response standard

Industry champions sign up to support digital emergency response standard

A TECHNOLOGY-led initiative to transform the way oil and gas workers around the world undertake safety-critical emergency response training has received cross-continent support from organisations keen to be part of...

Valmet to supply automation engineering for Gasum's LNG operations in the Nordic countries

Valmet to supply automation engineering for Gasum's LNG operations in the Nordic countries

Valmet will supply the basic automation engineering for Gasum's liquefied natural gas (LNG) operations in the Nordic countries. The aim is to identify the optimal automation solution for collection and...

Valmet to supply automation technology to Vietnam Oil and Gas Group's Long Phu 1 thermal power plant project in Vietnam

Valmet to supply automation technology to Vietnam Oil and Gas Group's Long Phu 1 thermal power plant project in Vietnam

Valmet will supply automation to Vietnam Oil and Gas Group's (PetroVietnam) Long Phu 1 thermal power plant project in Long Phu District, Soc Trang Province, Vietnam. The order was placed...

Will LNG Continue To Remain a Key Energy Source?

Will LNG Continue To Remain a Key Energy Source?

Energy authority expect that Japan’s reliance on LNG will continue to grow Japan imported 8.3 million tonnes of LNG in January, an increase of 1.06 million tonnes compared to the previous...

Ashtead Boosts Rental Fleet with State-of-the-Art Inspection Technology

Ashtead Boosts Rental Fleet with State-of-the-Art Inspection Technology

Ashtead Technology has expanded its equipment rental pool following a significant investment in the latest Pulsed Eddy Current (PEC) technology to deliver faster, more accurate asset integrity inspections. A global leader...

Oil and gas still an attractive draw – for now, warns skills body

Oil and gas still an attractive draw – for now, warns skills body

- New research sheds light on youth perception of North Sea career prospects - YOUNG people living in the UK’s key energy hubs preparing for and making choices about their future...