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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...

Price & Profit: Effects of the 2017 Oil & Gas Recovery

Price & Profit: Effects of the 2017 Oil & Gas Recovery

The new year has brought with it changing opportunities for businesses to take a more strategic approach to procurement. This is of particular interest in 2017, as the strengthening economy...

Major Operator in Azerbaijan Renews Contract with Elite Control Systems

Major Operator in Azerbaijan Renews Contract with Elite Control Systems

Process Control Software & Support to Continue for Chirag Platform  Elite Control Systems, a leading provider of systems integration services, announced that once again a major oil and gas operator has renewed...

Shell CEO Ben van Beurden to speak at SPE Offshore Europe 2017

Shell CEO Ben van Beurden to speak at SPE Offshore Europe 2017

Royal Dutch Shell CEO Ben van Beurden is to speak at the opening plenary session at SPE Offshore Europe 2017 which is being held in Aberdeen from 5-8 September 2017. Mr...

Snake-arm robot showcased at offshore inspection capabilities at ITF event

Snake-arm robot showcased at offshore inspection capabilities at ITF event

Delegates at ITF Technology Showcase were given an insight into how a novel snake-arm robot could take offshore inspection to a new level ahead of its first trial with Chevron. Technology...

TGS and Schlumberger Announce New Multi- and Wide-Azimuth Multiclient Reimaging Program in Central U.S. Gulf of Mexico

TGS and Schlumberger Announce New Multi- and Wide-Azimuth Multiclient Reimaging Program in Central U.S. Gulf of Mexico

New reimaged data covers 1,000 OCS blocks ahead of large regional lease block turnover TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company (TGS) and Schlumberger have just announced a new multi- and wide-azimuth (M-WAZ) multiclient reimaging...

Brenntag expands service portfolio by acquiring the pipeline and chemicals services segment of Greene’s Energy Group

Brenntag expands service portfolio by acquiring the pipeline and chemicals services segment of Greene’s Energy Group

Brenntag, the global market leader in chemical distribution, has just announced it has completed the acquisition of the pipeline and chemicals services business segment of Greene’s Energy Group, LLC, a...

ELA Offshore provides Offshore Accommodation for OSV SeaMar Splendid

ELA Offshore provides Offshore Accommodation for OSV SeaMar Splendid

ELA Container Offshore GmbH delivered an Offshore Living Quarter to Netherlands based SeaMar Services BV in Den Helder. The container was placed on board the Offshore Support Vessel ‘SeaMar Splendid’...

NG Advantage Achieves Another First with Hexagon Lincoln’s Ultra-High Capacity TITAN® XL Trailer

NG Advantage Achieves Another First with Hexagon Lincoln’s Ultra-High Capacity TITAN® XL Trailer

NG Advantage LLC, which is majority-owned by Clean Energy Fuels (NASDAQ: CLNE), announced that it is the first virtual pipeline operator in the United States to use TITAN® XL trailers...

Sparrows Group lifts five year contract

Sparrows Group lifts five year contract

Sparrows Group has secured a five year contract to deliver hydraulic, lifting and rigging services for Maersk Oil’s UK floating assets. The agreement will see Sparrows support the operator in strengthening...

New appointments for DNV GL as signs of confidence return to North Sea

New appointments for DNV GL as signs of confidence return to North Sea

DNV GL, the multinational provider of risk management services, is further developing its consultancy services to address key industry challenges such as enhancing safety, efficiency and performance. To drive this...

Rovco dives into international waters

Rovco dives into international waters

UK ROV Company Completes First Overseas Contracts UK-based start-up Rovco has taken its firsts steps into international waters and made significant progress towards growing its global footprint following the completion of...

Craig International signs global agreement with Shell

Craig International signs global agreement with Shell

Craig International has signed a global agreement with energy major, Shell to provide services for equipment stock resale.  The oilfield procurement specialist recently launched Craig Collaboration to provide companies with...

BP group chief executive Bob Dudley to lead opening plenary at SPE Offshore Europe 2017

BP group chief executive Bob Dudley to lead opening plenary at SPE Offshore Europe 2017

BP group chief executive Bob Dudley will underline the value of the North Sea in the oil major’s global portfolio when he leads the opening plenary session at SPE Offshore...

Oil and gas industry needs to return to a “matchsticks and cardboard” approach to speed up R&D

Oil and gas industry needs to return to a “matchsticks and cardboard” approach to speed up R&D

ITF Technology Showcase to hear from Josh Valman one of the UK’s top young entrepreneurs Josh Valman, the 22 year-old CEO of RPD International, who built his first robot aged ten,...

Forum ROV simulator is a hit with visitors to California Science Center

Forum ROV simulator is a hit with visitors to California Science Center

Forum Energy Technologies, Inc. has delivered a custom built simulator to California Science Center, the largest hands-on science museum in the Western United States. The dual simulator station provides visitors...

Scottish firm becomes 200th global OPITO-approved training provider

Scottish firm becomes 200th global OPITO-approved training provider

A SCOTTISH-based company has become the 200th firm across the world to achieve OPITO approval after being successfully passed by the skills organisation for the oil and gas industry to...

Enpro Subsea director celebrated for his Outstanding Contribution to the UK subsea sector

Enpro Subsea director celebrated for his Outstanding Contribution to the UK subsea sector

ENPRO Subsea’s managing director Ian Donald has been recognised by his peers for his outstanding contribution to the sector at the prestigious Subsea UK Awards 2017. Mr Donald was commended...