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Seeq Corporation Expands Series B Funding with $24 Million to Fuel Advanced Analytics Growth Strategy

Seeq Corporation Expands Series B Funding with $24 Million to Fuel Advanced Analytics Growth Strategy

Seeq Corporation, a leader in manufacturing and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) advanced analytics software, has just announced that is has secured a $24 million expansion of its Series B...

Access to leading industry service solutions in Malaysia

Access to leading industry service solutions in Malaysia

New Semenyih Service Center offers 24/7 support to local industry Sulzer has invested in a new service center in Malaysia to offer increased support to local industry, most notably the...

Game-changing addition to fleet for McLachlan Marine

Game-changing addition to fleet for McLachlan Marine

A key player in Aberdeen’s marine support scene has added a tenth boat to its growing fleet of workboat vessels. McLachlan Marine has acquired the 26-metre-long ‘Ocean Titan', a windfarm...

Alfa Laval wins SEK 125 million energy efficiency order

Alfa Laval wins SEK 125 million energy efficiency order

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 petrochemical plant...

Sparrows awarded five-year Tengiz inspection contract

Sparrows awarded five-year Tengiz inspection contract

Sparrows Group has secured a five-year contract with Tengizchevroil (TCO) to deliver specialist lifting inspection services for the Tengiz field in Kazakhstan. TCO is a joint venture between Chevron, ExxonMobil, KazMunayGas...

Rovco Awarded £5million Investment

Rovco Awarded £5million Investment

Subsea technology firm, Rovco, today announced a £3.9 million Series A investment from Foresight group via the Foresight Williams Technology EIS Fund and Foresight VCTs.  The investment was part of...

Asia and Middle East set to contribute 30% of global new-build crude oil trunk pipeline length additions by 2023, says GlobalData

Asia and Middle East set to contribute 30% of global new-build crude oil trunk pipeline length additions by 2023, says GlobalData

Asia and the Middle East are expected to collectively contribute about 30% of the global new-build crude oil trunk/transmission pipeline length additions by 2023, says GlobalData, a leading data and...

Alfa Laval wins SEK 200 million refinery orders

Alfa Laval wins SEK 200 million refinery orders

Alfa Laval – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling – has won two orders for air coolers and shell and tube heat exchangers, to be...

How are ABB’s ‘swimming’ robots saving time and money for Simcoa Operations?

How are ABB’s ‘swimming’ robots saving time and money for Simcoa Operations?

Simcoa Operations is an Australian-based company committed to producing the world's highest quality silicon that is used in many of the products that make our modern lives easier. The company’s...

Valmet to supply automation system to Nanjing Jinling Shipyard Co., Ltd. in China

Valmet to supply automation system to Nanjing Jinling Shipyard Co., Ltd. in China

Valmet will supply Valmet DNA automation system for TT-Line’s new RoPax vessel contracted by Nanjing Jinling Shipyard Co., Ltd. The innovative duel fuel vessel will be powered by liquefied natural...

Iran uncertainty will hit the Gulf’s economic recovery

Iran uncertainty will hit the Gulf’s economic recovery

Following today’s news (Wednesday, 8th January 2020) that oil prices have risen after Iran had fired more than a dozen missiles at airbases used by the US military in Iraq....

AGA to change its name to Linde in January 2020

AGA to change its name to Linde in January 2020

In January 2020, AGA will change its company name to Linde. AGA has been part of Linde since 2000 and comprises region Northern Europe, which includes all Nordic and Baltic...

EnerMech Add New Chief Financial Officer To Executive Team

EnerMech Add New Chief Financial Officer To Executive Team

EnerMech has strengthened its executive team with the appointment of Sandeep Sharma as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Sandeep is the former CFO of Stork, the mechanical, electrical and repair services business...

Forum upgrades hyperbaric testing facility to reduce operational time by more than 35%

Forum upgrades hyperbaric testing facility to reduce operational time by more than 35%

Forum Energy Technologies has completed a three-month upgrade to its hyperbaric testing facility, which will result in an operational time saving to clients of more than 35%. Located at the company’s...

US assassination of Qassem Soleimani adds considerable uncertainty to an already unstable region, says GlobalData

US assassination of Qassem Soleimani adds considerable uncertainty to an already unstable region, says GlobalData

Following the news (3 January 2020) that a US drone strike on Baghdad airport had killed General Qassem Suleimani, commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard’s elite Quds Force; Richard Thompson, Editorial...

Ampelmann wraps up 2019 and looks forward to a year of innovation

Ampelmann wraps up 2019 and looks forward to a year of innovation

Ampelmann is revisiting a year of successes, game-changing innovations, and expansion into new territories. With an outstanding track record and a strong commitment to solving the increasingly specific challenges of its...

Schlumberger Becomes First Company in Upstream E&P Services to Commit to Science-Based Target in Emissions Reduction

Schlumberger Becomes First Company in Upstream E&P Services to Commit to Science-Based Target in Emissions Reduction

The target will align Schlumberger with the goals of the Paris Agreement to reduce climate change Schlumberger announced today its commitment to setting a science-based target to reduce its greenhouse gas...

T.D. Williamson Turns 100; Centennial Plans Underway

T.D. Williamson Turns 100; Centennial Plans Underway

T.D. Williamson (TDW), the global pipeline services provider, turned 100 on Jan 2, 2020. The company will use the occasion to recognize how it has grown alongside the oil and...

Key virtual reality trends in oil and gas, revealed by GlobalData

Key virtual reality trends in oil and gas, revealed by GlobalData

Oil and gas companies spend millions of dollars on training new employees and contract workers to meet safety standards, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. The company’s latest...

Asia to lead global ethylene capacity additions by 2030, says GlobalData

Asia to lead global ethylene capacity additions by 2030, says GlobalData

Asia is expected to lead the global ethylene industry capacity growth from new-build and expansion projects between 2019 and 2030, with 47% share, according to GlobalData, a leading data and...

Shorter-cycle investments, shift to natural gas and adoption of new technologies to characterize oil and gas industry in 2020, says GlobalData

Shorter-cycle investments, shift to natural gas and adoption of new technologies to characterize oil and gas industry in 2020, says GlobalData

As 2019 draws to a close, Anna Belova, Senior Oil and Gas Analyst at leading data and analytics company GlobalData, looks at the key trends that will shape the industry...

Alfa Laval wins SEK 60 million refinery order

Alfa Laval wins SEK 60 million refinery order

Alfa Laval – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling – has won an order for air cooled heat exchangers, to be installed in a refinery...

Alfa Laval wins SEK 70 million oil & gas order

Alfa Laval wins SEK 70 million oil & gas order

Alfa Laval – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling – has won an order for air cooled heat exchangers, to be installed in an oil...

Two key appointments add to Xodus Group’s environmental expansion

Two key appointments add to Xodus Group’s environmental expansion

International energy consultancy Xodus Group is set to almost double its global environment division by the end of 2019, in line with its goals to deliver a responsible energy future. The...

China to lead global acrylic acid capacity additions by 2023, says GlobalData

China to lead global acrylic acid capacity additions by 2023, says GlobalData

China is set to drive capacity growth in the global acrylic acid industry from planned and announced projects between 2019 and 2023, contributing around 43% of the global growth by...

Sulzer Announces MIXPAC™ MixCoat™ Manual Protective Coating Dispensing System

Sulzer Announces MIXPAC™ MixCoat™ Manual Protective Coating Dispensing System

Brush assembly on manual dispenser increases productivity for stripe coating operations Sulzer Mixpac USA, Inc., the leading innovator of 2-component adhesive dispensing systems, announces the availability of MIXPAC™ MixCoat™ Manual, a...

Tendeka launches one-trip remedial system to mitigate sand control failure in wells

Tendeka launches one-trip remedial system to mitigate sand control failure in wells

To address the issue of sand control failure in wells, independent global completions service company Tendeka, has launched a new cost-effective single trip sand control solution. The Filtrex remedial sand control...

Wildlife conservationists voice concern over Alaska oil exploration plans

Wildlife conservationists voice concern over Alaska oil exploration plans

US President Donald Trump recently opened one of Alaska’s great wildernesses up to oil exploration, a long-mooted move that sparked both criticism and support. The question of who will do...

Coretrax acquires Churchill and has sights set on further growth

Coretrax acquires Churchill and has sights set on further growth

Coretrax, the specialist well construction and intervention company, has acquired Churchill Drilling Tools as part of an ongoing growth and expansion strategy. Aberdeen headquartered Coretrax, which supports global well construction, completion...

Tendeka’s new surface modification treatment increases oil recovery in unconventional shale plays

Tendeka’s new surface modification treatment increases oil recovery in unconventional shale plays

To overcome the challenge of low recovery factors in shale reservoirs, independent global completions service company Tendeka, has launched ShaleModifier. The new oil-based polymer treatment covalently bonds to the rock...

Nexans power umbilicals will play critical role in Ormen Lange Phase 3 project

Nexans power umbilicals will play critical role in Ormen Lange Phase 3 project

Nexans have just announced an award by OneSubsea®—the subsea technologies, production and processing systems division of Schlumberger—for the design, manufacture and supply of two 120-km power umbilicals for a subsea...

Rising number of oil and gas firms engaged in energy transition Skills and profitability the main barriers to diversification

Rising number of oil and gas firms engaged in energy transition Skills and profitability the main barriers to diversification

Almost 40% of North Sea operators and contractors are concerned about diversification and energy transition with around half (49%) working to reduce their carbon footprints or develop low carbon solutions,...

North America and Asia set to contribute 55% of global new-build trunk pipeline length additions by 2023, says GlobalData

North America and Asia set to contribute 55% of global new-build trunk pipeline length additions by 2023, says GlobalData

North America and Asia are set to drive the global oil and gas new-build pipeline length additions, contributing around 55% of the global planned and announced pipeline length additions between...

Sulzer GTC’s President honored with Hydrocarbon Processing Lifetime Achievement award

Sulzer GTC’s President honored with Hydrocarbon Processing Lifetime Achievement award

Pinti Wang, President of Sulzer GTC Technology , has been presented with the 2019 Hydrocarbon Processing (HP) Lifetime Achievement accolade. The award ceremony, which took place earlier this month in...

Marine Technical Limits Appoints Three New Recruits

Marine Technical Limits Appoints Three New Recruits

FPSO integrity management and repair specialist Marine Technical Limits (MTL) has added three new recruits to its multi-disciplinary team. Following a considerable number of contract wins during 2019 and an incredibly...

Top upstream companies in predictive maintenance in oil and gas, revealed by GlobalData

Top upstream companies in predictive maintenance in oil and gas, revealed by GlobalData

Several companies in the oil and gas industry, including Shell, ExxonMobil and BP, are using predictive maintenance to evaluate the condition of their operational equipment and predict maintenance requirements, according...

Total E&P Denmark Awards Emerson Contract for Monitoring Technology on Tyra Field

Total E&P Denmark Awards Emerson Contract for Monitoring Technology on Tyra Field

Wellhead pressure monitoring used as safety measure during the installation of replacement platforms and topsides during two-year redevelopment Total E&P Denmark A/S has awarded Emerson a contract to provide wellhead pressure...

US set to contribute 85% of North America’s liquids storage capacity growth by 2023, says GlobalData

US set to contribute 85% of North America’s liquids storage capacity growth by 2023, says GlobalData

The US is set to drive most of the liquids storage capacity growth in North America with its planned and announced (new-build) terminals, contributing around 85% of the regions’ total...

Chevron Sets New Greenhouse Gas Reduction Goals

Chevron Sets New Greenhouse Gas Reduction Goals

Energy Company Plans to Reduce Emission Intensity from Oil and Natural Gas Production  Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX) has established new goals to reduce net greenhouse gas (GHG) emission intensity from upstream...

Sunfire partners with Total on highly efficient hydrogen technology

Sunfire partners with Total on highly efficient hydrogen technology

Sunfire, a leading global cleantech company, has signed a cooperation agreement with the French major energy company Total SA. Sunfire will provide a megawatt-scale high temperature electrolyser for use in industrial...

T.D. Williamson Hot Tapping and Plugging Fittings Fully Comply with New European Code

T.D. Williamson Hot Tapping and Plugging Fittings Fully Comply with New European Code

T.D. Williamson (TDW), the global pipeline solutions provider, is releasing a standard offering for isolation fittings that fully complies with the new EN-13480 code, the European standard that replaces national...

Schlumberger Introduces At-Bit Steerable System for Drilling Horizontal Wells in a Single Run

Schlumberger Introduces At-Bit Steerable System for Drilling Horizontal Wells in a Single Run

NeoSteer at-bit steerable system design integrates a unique cutting structure and steering mechanisms Schlumberger introduced today the NeoSteer* at-bit steerable system (ABSS) at Society of Petroleum Engineers Annual Technical Conference and...

Sulzer’s expertise in gas turbines comes down under

Sulzer’s expertise in gas turbines comes down under

As a leading industry provider for gas turbine services, Sulzer offers reliable and sustainable solutions for performance-critical applications. Add value to your operations this November by attending the Australian Gas...

Schlumberger Introduce Armor Cladding Alloy for Drill Bits

Schlumberger Introduce Armor Cladding Alloy for Drill Bits

Material science innovation yields new proprietary bit body material for improved drilling performance Smith Bits, a Schlumberger company, today introduced Aegis* armor cladding that significantly improves bit body design flexibility and...

Alfa Laval wins SEK 110 million natural gas order for 2020 delivery

Alfa Laval wins SEK 110 million natural gas order for 2020 delivery

Alfa Laval – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling – has won an order to supply air cooler systems to a gas processing plant in...

Schlumberger and TIBCO Collaborate to Provide Advanced Analytics in the DELFI Environment

Schlumberger and TIBCO Collaborate to Provide Advanced Analytics in the DELFI Environment

Integrated cloud access to analytics technology complements Schlumberger’s petrotechnical software Schlumberger has just announced the integration of industry-leading TIBCO Spotfire® and TIBCO® Data Virtualization technologies into the DELFI* cognitive E&P environment....

North America to contribute 82% of global LNG liquefaction capacity additions by 2023, says GlobalData

North America to contribute 82% of global LNG liquefaction capacity additions by 2023, says GlobalData

North America is expected to drive global liquefied natural gas (LNG) liquefaction capacity growth through planned and announced (new-build) projects between 2019 and 2023, contributing around 82% of the total...

Inaugural event to focus on subsea and drilling in Brazil

Inaugural event to focus on subsea and drilling in Brazil

A first of its kind event focussing solely on the subsea and drilling industries in Brazil is set to take place in Rio de Janeiro in November. Subsea UK, the International...

i-Tech 7 strengthens smart skid technology track record in Gulf of Mexico

i-Tech 7 strengthens smart skid technology track record in Gulf of Mexico

i-Tech 7, Subsea 7’s Life of Field business unit, has successfully completed a subsea decommissioning and abandonment project for LLOG Exploration Co. in the Gulf of Mexico, using its smart...

Complete production chain from biomass residues to Fischer-Tropsch products successfully validated

Complete production chain from biomass residues to Fischer-Tropsch products successfully validated

Production of biofuel by gasification of biomass residues was successfully validated in the EU’s COMSYN project in September. The process performance was verified with bark in an 80 hour-long test...

Asia set to contribute 56% of global new-build LNG regasification capacity growth by 2023, says GlobalData

Asia set to contribute 56% of global new-build LNG regasification capacity growth by 2023, says GlobalData

Asia is expected to lead the global new-build Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) regasification capacity additions from the planned and announced (new-build) projects. These additions are expected to contribute around 56%...

Craig International secures £50 million in new business in first half of 2019

Craig International secures £50 million in new business in first half of 2019

New contract with Petrofac adds to the procurement specialists’ growing portfolio Craig International has secured £50 million of new contracts in the first half of 2019. The leading oilfield procurement specialists...

Gazprom to lead global gas processing capacity additions by 2023, says GlobalData

Gazprom to lead global gas processing capacity additions by 2023, says GlobalData

Gazprom is expected to lead new-build gas processing capacity additions in the global gas processing industry from planned and announced (new-build) projects between 2019 and 2023, contributing around 13% to...

Sparrows Group achieves certification first in Saudi Arabia

Sparrows Group achieves certification first in Saudi Arabia

Sparrows Saudi Arabia LLC has become the first company in the Kingdom to be awarded Approved Service Provider Recognition for crane maintenance and overhaul by the American Bureau of Shipping...

Alfa Laval wins SEK 100 million energy efficiency order

Alfa Laval wins SEK 100 million energy efficiency order

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

US to contribute 24% of new-build capacity growth to global gas processing industry by 2023, says GlobalData

US to contribute 24% of new-build capacity growth to global gas processing industry by 2023, says GlobalData

The US is expected to drive new-build gas processing capacity growth in the global gas processing industry from planned and announced (new-build) projects between 2019 and 2023, contributing around 24%...

Welaptega completes mooring inspection campaign for BP in Angola

Welaptega completes mooring inspection campaign for BP in Angola

Leading underwater inspection provider, Welaptega, has used its pioneering optical chain measurement system (CMS), complete with new automated edge tracking software, to execute a mooring inspection campaign for BP offshore...

Kuwait Petroleum Corp to lead global refinery crude distillation unit capacity additions by 2023, says GlobalData

Kuwait Petroleum Corp to lead global refinery crude distillation unit capacity additions by 2023, says GlobalData

Kuwait Petroleum Corp is expected to lead new-build crude distillation unit (CDU) capacity additions in the global refinery industry from planned and announced (new-build) projects between 2019 and 2023, contributing...

Chevron to Boost Production at St. Malo Field in the Gulf of Mexico

Chevron to Boost Production at St. Malo Field in the Gulf of Mexico

Brownfield Development Demonstrates Capital Efficiency Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) has just announced the sanction of a waterflood project in the St. Malo field. This application of enabling technology is expected to increase...

Venture Global Partners to lead global new-build LNG liquefaction capacity additions by 2023, says GlobalData

Venture Global Partners to lead global new-build LNG liquefaction capacity additions by 2023, says GlobalData

Venture Global Partners is expected to be the leading company in the global liquefied natural gas (LNG) liquefaction industry, in terms of capacity additions from planned and announced (new-build) projects...

Neste appoints Minna Aila Senior Vice President, Sustainability, Public Affairs, Communications and Brand Marketing and member of the Executive Committee

Neste appoints Minna Aila Senior Vice President, Sustainability, Public Affairs, Communications and Brand Marketing and member of the Executive Committee

Minna Aila, (LL.M) has been appointed as Senior Vice President for Sustainability, Public Affairs, Communications and Brand Marketing and member of the Neste Executive Committee. She will join Neste on...

BASF to expand integrated ethylene oxide and derivatives complex at its Verbund site in Antwerp

BASF to expand integrated ethylene oxide and derivatives complex at its Verbund site in Antwerp

In line with its customer-focused corporate strategy, BASF will expand the capacity of ethylene oxide and ethylene oxide derivatives at its Verbund site in Antwerp, Belgium. The total investment adds...

Nigeria to account for 50% of Africa’s crude distillation unit capacity growth by 2023, says GlobalData

Nigeria to account for 50% of Africa’s crude distillation unit capacity growth by 2023, says GlobalData

Nigeria is set to drive refinery crude distillation unit (CDU) capacity growth in Africa with its planned and announced (new-build) refineries expected to contribute around 50% of the continent’s total...

Pragma to improve safety and drive down costs with latest ESP safety valve

Pragma to improve safety and drive down costs with latest ESP safety valve

Valve technology will improve safety and reduce operational costs for cable deployed ESPs Aberdeen-based oil and gas production technology business, Pragma, has developed an advanced downhole safety valve to create an...

Oil production in Brazil boosted by growth of international oil companies, says GlobalData

Oil production in Brazil boosted by growth of international oil companies, says GlobalData

The Agência Nacional do Petróleo, Gás Natural e Biocombustíveis (ANP), Brazil’s national agency for petroleum, plans to increase the diversity of upstream oil and gas operators present in Brazil as...

Iraq set to contribute 38% of Middle East’s crude distillation units capacity growth by 2023, says GlobalData

Iraq set to contribute 38% of Middle East’s crude distillation units capacity growth by 2023, says GlobalData

Iraq is set to drive crude distillation units (CDUs) capacity growth in the Middle East from planned and announced (new-build) projects between 2019 and 2023, contributing around 38% of the...

An electrical coalescing separation technology

An electrical coalescing separation technology

Sulzer’s advanced VIECTM boosts oil-water separation By delivering top performance in liquid-liquid three-phase separation, Sulzer’s electrostatic coalescer internals for vessels VIECTM is the ideal processing technology for oil and gas...

ExxonMobil Announces Further Investment at Fife Ethylene Plant

ExxonMobil Announces Further Investment at Fife Ethylene Plant

ExxonMobil plans to launch a £140 million additional investment program over the next two years at its Fife ethylene plant to upgrade key infrastructure and introduce new technologies that will...

US to contribute 40% of global new-build small-scale LNG liquefaction capacity additions by 2023, says GlobalData

US to contribute 40% of global new-build small-scale LNG liquefaction capacity additions by 2023, says GlobalData

The US will drive new-build, small-scale liquefied natural gas (LNG) liquefaction capacity additions globally from planned and announced (new-build) projects between 2019 and 2023, contributing around 40% capacity growth by...

Schlumberger, Chevron and Microsoft Announce Collaboration to Accelerate Digital Transformation

Schlumberger, Chevron and Microsoft Announce Collaboration to Accelerate Digital Transformation

Global organizations will work together to accelerate development of cloud-native solutions and deliver actionable data insights for the industry Tuesday at the SIS Global Forum 2019, Schlumberger, Chevron and Microsoft announced...

Ashtead Technology completes subsea installation monitoring for Ocean Installer

Ashtead Technology completes subsea installation monitoring for Ocean Installer

Global subsea equipment solutions specialist, Ashtead Technology, has successfully completed a subsea installation monitoring project for Ocean Installer AS in Equinor’s Askeladd and Johan Castberg fields. The contract saw Ashtead Technology...

Oil markets vulnerable after Houthi rebel strikes leave Saudi Arabia on the ropes

Oil markets vulnerable after Houthi rebel strikes leave Saudi Arabia on the ropes

Oil markets stand exposed to price shocks after the crippling attacks on Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities slashed more than half its total production. If the country uses its own oil stocks...

Saudi oil outage may test US abilities as swing producer, says GlobalData

Saudi oil outage may test US abilities as swing producer, says GlobalData

Following the September 14 attacks on oil infrastructure in Saudi Arabia, Will Scargill, Managing Oil & Gas Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view on the...

COSL becomes the 30th company globally to meet the industry standard for competence management

COSL becomes the 30th company globally to meet the industry standard for competence management

COSL Drilling Europe AS has become the 30th company to achieve OPITO Competence Management System (CMS) approval.  The Norwegian contractor, who demonstrated and implemented a best practice CMS covering operations on...

Connector Subsea Solutions acquires Hydratight’s MORGRIP® business

Connector Subsea Solutions acquires Hydratight’s MORGRIP® business

Connector Subsea Solutions (CSS), headquartered in Bergen, Norway, has signed an agreement for the acquisition of Hydratight’s MORGRIP Connector business in Walsall, UK. Over the last six years, CSS and Hydratight...

Nigeria to drive global refinery CDU industry contributing 13% of new-build capacity growth by 2023, says GlobalData

Nigeria to drive global refinery CDU industry contributing 13% of new-build capacity growth by 2023, says GlobalData

Nigeria is expected to drive new-build crude distillation unit (CDU) capacity growth in the global refinery industry from planned and announced (new-build) projects during the outlook period 2019 to 2023,...

Nouryon to double surfactants capacity in Sweden to support growing innovation pipeline

Nouryon to double surfactants capacity in Sweden to support growing innovation pipeline

Nouryon will double capacity at its surfactants plant in Stenungsund, Sweden to support the growth of several existing products as well as new sustainable technologies for markets including oil and...

Bakken shale production growth will be constrained by flaring restrictions and infrastructure bottlenecks, says GlobalData

Bakken shale production growth will be constrained by flaring restrictions and infrastructure bottlenecks, says GlobalData

There is considerable potential to raise the crude oil production in the Bakken shale play from the current level of approximately 1.44 million barrels of oil per day (mmbd) to...

CIRCOR International Features R.G. Laurence On/Off Valves for Hazardous Conditions

CIRCOR International Features R.G. Laurence On/Off Valves for Hazardous Conditions

Rugged ATEX-certified valves ideal for high temperature and extreme service conditions CIRCOR International, a worldwide manufacturer of valves for the power generation, industrial, marine and oil and gas markets for over...

Large volumes of LNG exports from Argentina far from being reality due to production not meeting demand, says GlobalData

Large volumes of LNG exports from Argentina far from being reality due to production not meeting demand, says GlobalData

Vaca Muerta has been seen by multiple governments in Argentina as an engine for economic growth, creating expectations that almost never correspond to reality, says GlobalData, a leading data and...

XL Group strengthens senior management team following global growth

XL Group strengthens senior management team following global growth

Global multi-disciplined technology and engineering company, XL Group, has strengthened its management team to support further expansion, following a period of continued growth.  The Aberdeen head-quartered firm has created five new...

Asia leads global LNG regasification industry with 63% capacity growth from new-build projects by 2023, says GlobalData

Asia leads global LNG regasification industry with 63% capacity growth from new-build projects by 2023, says GlobalData

Asia is expected to lead the global LNG regasification industry capacity growth from new-build (planned and announced) projects between 2019 and 2023 with 63% share, according to GlobalData, a leading...

It keeps growing.. the range of DNV-GL-approved RUD products

It keeps growing.. the range of DNV-GL-approved RUD products

Further RUD product groups receive the seal of approval for outstanding offshore capabilities Users of RUD products value the quality and safety of the brands developed by the Swabian think tank....

Upwing Energy Awarded 10 New Patents for Key Technologies in Downhole Rotating Devices

Upwing Energy Awarded 10 New Patents for Key Technologies in Downhole Rotating Devices

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has awarded 10 new patents to Upwing Energy for critical enabling technologies in the company’s downhole rotating tools and proprietary methods used...

New subsea integrity appointments strengthen operator experience at Xodus Group

New subsea integrity appointments strengthen operator experience at Xodus Group

International energy consultancy Xodus Group has appointed two principal consultants to its subsea integrity management team. With more than 60 years’ experience between them, Djamel Hamel and Chris Overton add a...

Well-Safe Solutions awards two multi-million pound contracts to refurbish the Well-Safe Guardian

Well-Safe Solutions awards two multi-million pound contracts to refurbish the Well-Safe Guardian

Well-Safe Solutions has today announced the award of two multi-million-pound contracts to continue the transformation of the Well-Safe Guardian, the decommissioning company’s first asset, into a bespoke plug and abandonment...

Germany set to have 635bcf new-build LNG regasification capacity, contributing 31% of Europe’s capacity growth by 2023, says GlobalData

Germany set to have 635bcf new-build LNG regasification capacity, contributing 31% of Europe’s capacity growth by 2023, says GlobalData

Germany is expected to drive capacity growth in Europe’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) regasification industry from planned and announced (new-build) projects during the outlook period 2019 to 2023, contributing around...

Substantial oil resources to be unlocked in Norway through increased recovery projects, says GlobalData

Substantial oil resources to be unlocked in Norway through increased recovery projects, says GlobalData

Increased recovery projects in Norway will unlock substantial oil resources, driven predominantly by the majority state-owned Equinor, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. Daniel Rogers, Upstream Oil & Gas...

Amplus Energy awards first major contract in Angola

Amplus Energy awards first major contract in Angola

Six-month project could provide strategic learnings for North Sea marginal field developments Aberdeen-based floating production solutions specialist Amplus Energy Services has been awarded a multi-million-dollar contract to re-evaluate the development of...

HUBER+SUHNER set to future-proof the offshore industry with RADOX® portfolio at SPE Offshore Europe 2019

HUBER+SUHNER set to future-proof the offshore industry with RADOX® portfolio at SPE Offshore Europe 2019

The new generation of products boasts an improved lightweight, compact design and the lowest Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) available in the offshore market today At SPE Offshore Europe 2019, HUBER+SUHNER...

DNV GL to call for offshore verification to move with the times at SPE offshore Europe

DNV GL to call for offshore verification to move with the times at SPE offshore Europe

Offshore verification needs to move with the times and improve its contribution to safety according to global risk management company, DNV GL. In a paper to be presented at SPE Offshore...

Oil and gas sector tops Forbes 2019 list of world’s largest public firms in revenue generation, finds GlobalData

Oil and gas sector tops Forbes 2019 list of world’s largest public firms in revenue generation, finds GlobalData

Oil and gas edged past technology and communication to emerge as the top sector in the Forbes 2019 list of world’s largest public companies with a 16.2% year-on-year (YoY) growth...

Airborne Oil & Gas awarded TCP contract with Addax in West Africa

Airborne Oil & Gas awarded TCP contract with Addax in West Africa

- Project will see TCP become a permanent application in region for first time - Airborne Oil & Gas has secured a contract with Addax Petroleum which will see the firm...

OGIC and The University of Aberdeen to give boost to drilling innovations

OGIC and The University of Aberdeen to give boost to drilling innovations

The Oil & Gas Innovation Centre (OGIC) is supporting projects worth more than £1.3 million which will see the University of Aberdeen’s Centre for Applied Dynamics Research (CADR) team develop...

Bechtel and CCS JV led surge in global oil & gas contracts value to US$42bn in Q2 2019, says GlobalData

Bechtel and CCS JV led surge in global oil & gas contracts value to US$42bn in Q2 2019, says GlobalData

The global oil and gas industry’s total contract value reached US$42bn in Q2 2019, a massive 79% increase on Q1’s value of US$23.4bn according to GlobalData, a leading data and...

New Session at Offshore Europe to focus on extending life of fields

New Session at Offshore Europe to focus on extending life of fields

Subsea UK will host a session at this year’s Offshore Europe looking at how underwater operations can extend the life of fields and maximise economic recovery from the UKCS. Neil Gordon,...

India to contribute 35% of Asia and Oceania’s LNG regasification capacity growth in 2023, says GlobalData

India to contribute 35% of Asia and Oceania’s LNG regasification capacity growth in 2023, says GlobalData

India is expected to drive capacity growth in Asia and Oceania’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) regasification industry from planned and announced (new-build) projects between 2019 and 2023, contributing around 35%...

Guyana has limited scope to increase royalties while maintaining competitiveness, says GlobalData

Guyana has limited scope to increase royalties while maintaining competitiveness, says GlobalData

Following Guyana’s Department of Energy announcement that it plans to increase the government take by raising royalties payable on oil and gas production in the future licensing round in Q3...

China to drive global propylene industry growth between 2019 and 2030, says GlobalData

China to drive global propylene industry growth between 2019 and 2030, says GlobalData

China is expected to drive the global propylene industry growth from planned and announced plants between 2019 and 2030, contributing around 33% of the total propylene capacity additions, according to...

Connecting offshore

Connecting offshore

~ How new automation technology can reduce operational costs in offshore ~ Robotics and Industry 4.0 are just some of the major technology trends impacting the upstream offshore industry. Here, Stephen...

Brazil continues to lead global deployment of planned and announced FPSOs to 2025, says GlobalData

Brazil continues to lead global deployment of planned and announced FPSOs to 2025, says GlobalData

A total of 20 planned and announced floating production, storage and offloading vessels (FPSOs) are expected to be deployed offshore Brazil between 2019 and 2025, the highest among countries globally,...

Sparrows Group wins first rigging maintenance contract in Qatar

Sparrows Group wins first rigging maintenance contract in Qatar

Sparrows Group has been awarded its first contract for the provision of rigging loft maintenance services in Qatar. The four-year contract includes the provision of services for the refurbishment, repair, load...

PKN ORLEN moves a step closer to merger with LOTOS Group

PKN ORLEN moves a step closer to merger with LOTOS Group

PKN ORLEN has just filed a formal application for the European Commission’s approval of its proposed acquisition of LOTOS Group. The completion of the process would result in a single...

Susquehanna county drives natural gas production in Marcellus Shale in US, says GlobalData

Susquehanna county drives natural gas production in Marcellus Shale in US, says GlobalData

Majority of the drilling and production activity in the Marcellus shale continues to take place in northeast and southwest of Pennsylvania, especially in Susquehanna and Washington counties, according to GlobalData,...

Sparrows Group secures approved supplier status from Saudi Aramco

Sparrows Group secures approved supplier status from Saudi Aramco

- Company to deliver full range of services to Saudi Arabia’s national oil company - Global specialist equipment and integrated engineering services company, Sparrows Group, has bolstered its position in Saudi...

Brazil leads global offshore crude and condensate production from new-build projects in 2025, says GlobalData

Brazil leads global offshore crude and condensate production from new-build projects in 2025, says GlobalData

Brazil alone is expected to contribute around 18% or 1,455 thousand barrels per day (mbd) of global crude oil and condensate production from key offshore planned and announced projects (new-build...

TWMA achieves 12 months LTI free

TWMA achieves 12 months LTI free

Specialist drilling waste management company, TWMA, has completed 12 months of operations without any lost time incidents (LTI). The milestone, which is equivalent to more than two million man-hours, encompasses 11...

eGroup bolsters management team with senior appointments

eGroup bolsters management team with senior appointments

A leading provider of integrated services to the construction and oil and gas industries, eGroup, has strengthened its senior management team with the promotion of several key figures. Based at Midmill...

Airborne Oil & Gas awarded second Anasuria contract in North Sea

Airborne Oil & Gas awarded second Anasuria contract in North Sea

Airborne Oil & Gas has secured a second award from Anasuria Operating Company Ltd (AOC) to deliver a 2nd high flow Thermoplastic Composite Pipe (TCP) Jumper Spool in the Central...

Brenntag expands lubricants business in the USA by acquiring regional distributor B&M Oil

Brenntag expands lubricants business in the USA by acquiring regional distributor B&M Oil

Brenntag (WKN A1DAHH), the global market leader in chemical distribution, announces the acquisition of B&M Oil Company (“B&M”), a regional lubricants distributor headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA. The company is...

Yokogawa improves plant HSE and productivity with wireless noise surveillance system

Yokogawa improves plant HSE and productivity with wireless noise surveillance system

Yokogawa Releases Wireless Noise Surveillance System, an OpreX Measurement Solution - Improves HSE and productivity by enabling real-time monitoring of plant noise levels - Yokogawa Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6841) announces that...

Well-Safe Solutions’ Multi-Million-Pound Investment for New Aberdeen Headquarters

Well-Safe Solutions’ Multi-Million-Pound Investment for New Aberdeen Headquarters

Well-Safe Solutions has just announced it will be moving headquarters, following a landmark contract win and acquisition of its first asset. The decommissioning company, set up in 2017, has invested several...

Gasum partners with new customer in liquefied natural gas deliveries from Manga LNG Terminal in Tornio, Finland

Gasum partners with new customer in liquefied natural gas deliveries from Manga LNG Terminal in Tornio, Finland

Gasum will deliver liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Eastman Chemical Company in Oulu, Finland starting from second half of 2020. The company’s switch to LNG is part of Eastman’s commitment...

Tendeka awarded world’s largest sand and inflow control contract for Troll field

Tendeka awarded world’s largest sand and inflow control contract for Troll field

Independent global completions service company Tendeka has secured a major four-year exclusive contract with Equinor to deliver sand-face completion equipment for its Troll field.  The agreement, which offers an additional five...

China and India to lead global polypropylene capacity additions by 2023, says GlobalData

China and India to lead global polypropylene capacity additions by 2023, says GlobalData

Global polypropylene capacity is poised to see a considerable growth of 34% from  88.57 million tonnes per annum (mtpa) in 2019 to 118.66 mtpa in 2023, led by Asia and...

Asia and North America to lead global ethylene capacity additions by 2023, says GlobalData

Asia and North America to lead global ethylene capacity additions by 2023, says GlobalData

Global ethylene capacity is poised to see considerable growth of 27% from 207.58 million tonnes per annum (mtpa) in 2019 to 264.13 mtpa in 2023, led by Asia and North...

China’s NOCs to be fourth highest upstream investors in Africa over next five years, says GlobalData

China’s NOCs to be fourth highest upstream investors in Africa over next five years, says GlobalData

China’s national oil companies (NOCs) are increasingly investing in Africa to secure oil supplies to help feed surging domestic energy demand. As a result, their development and production capital expenditure...

Oil and gas industry gearing up for robotics adoption to drive productivity and efficiency, says GlobalData

Oil and gas industry gearing up for robotics adoption to drive productivity and efficiency, says GlobalData

The oil and gas industry is gearing up to deploy robotics across a wide range of applications in the upstream, midstream and downstream segments, primarily to drive productivity and efficiency...

Defence and Subsea sectors join forces to accelerate development of underwater autonomous operations to unlock UK competitiveness

Defence and Subsea sectors join forces to accelerate development of underwater autonomous operations to unlock UK competitiveness

A first of its kind collaboration between defence and oil and gas will lead to the development of advanced underwater technology to solve challenges across both sectors. Subsea UK and its...

New technology to revolutionise offshore flow measurement signals step-change in growth for new start-up

New technology to revolutionise offshore flow measurement signals step-change in growth for new start-up

New automated technology to accurately and safely measure and analyse flow data on offshore installations is being launched by an Aberdeenshire-based start-up. GM Flow Measurement Services Ltd, has developed smart, disruptive...

CIRCOR | RTK ® Introduces All-In-One REflex Quick Change Seat Control Valve

CIRCOR | RTK ® Introduces All-In-One REflex Quick Change Seat Control Valve

Flexible control valve features fail-safe function and easy maintenance. RTK®, a CIRCOR International brand, and an international leader in the design and manufacture of control valves and actuators, introduces the REflex...

Well-Safe Solutions Secures Landmark Contract for North Sea Decommissioning Project

Well-Safe Solutions Secures Landmark Contract for North Sea Decommissioning Project

Well-Safe Solutions today announced the award of a major contract to decommission up to twenty-one wells on the Schooner and Ketch fields in the UKCS, operated by DNO North Sea...

Coretrax drill pipe cleaning ball wipes away 11 days of rig-time cost and risk

Coretrax drill pipe cleaning ball wipes away 11 days of rig-time cost and risk

Eliminating the need for costly equipment or hazardous manual handling, Coretrax, the wellbore clean-up and abandonment specialist, has seen the deployment of its drill pipe cleaning tool, the CX-Ball, bypass...

Israel will emerge as gas exporter in Eastern Mediterranean region by mid-2020s, says GlobalData

Israel will emerge as gas exporter in Eastern Mediterranean region by mid-2020s, says GlobalData

Israel has gone through an energy production revolution owing to discoveries of natural gas resources such as the Tamar and Leviathan fields over the past decade. Against this backdrop, the...

TGS and Schlumberger Announce Strategic Collaboration for Ocean-Bottom Node Projects in U.S. Gulf of Mexico

TGS and Schlumberger Announce Strategic Collaboration for Ocean-Bottom Node Projects in U.S. Gulf of Mexico

TGS and Schlumberger announced today a strategic collaboration for multiclient ocean-bottom node projects in the deepwater U.S. Gulf of Mexico. This collaboration includes the previously-announced 2,350 km2 Amendment Phase 1 project...

Loss of Exxon Mobil unlikely to impact Norwegian upstream development landscape, says GlobalData

Loss of Exxon Mobil unlikely to impact Norwegian upstream development landscape, says GlobalData

Following the recent news that Exxon Mobil Corp (Exxon Mobil) is seeking bids for its Norwegian oil and gas fields, Daniel Rogers, Oil & Gas Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data...

Industry showcase to focus South-East England defence technology

Industry showcase to focus South-East England defence technology

Subsea companies in the South of England will be given the opportunity to highlight their capabilities at an event set to take place in Fareham next week. Organised by industry body...

Subsea UK event to help companies finance accelerated growth

Subsea UK event to help companies finance accelerated growth

A Subsea UK event is set to help companies finance their growth ambitions. “Financing for Growth” is a one-day conference which will take place on Thursday, 30 May at the Sandman...

IMO 2020 low sulphur regulation challenges global refinery industry, says GlobalData

IMO 2020 low sulphur regulation challenges global refinery industry, says GlobalData

In 2016, International Maritime Organization (IMO) decided to strictly enforce use of bunker fuels with a sulphur content of 0.5% (mass by mass) from the existing 3.5% limit, from 2020....

Aberdeen firm Wellpro Group announces Middle East expansion

Aberdeen firm Wellpro Group announces Middle East expansion

Aberdeen-headquartered Wellpro Group has continued its international growth momentum with a new acquisition in the Middle East – its first dedicated operation in the region. The well intervention specialist has acquired...

Arup and EnerMech’s digitised inspection service aims to revolutionise the oil and gas industry

Arup and EnerMech’s digitised inspection service aims to revolutionise the oil and gas industry

Arup and EnerMech have just announce a new digitised inspection service – Arup Inspect MInteg (AIMTM) – to enhance and revolutionise the inspection process for the oil and gas industry. Created by...

Alaska’s budget problems could force oil tax changes, says GlobalData

Alaska’s budget problems could force oil tax changes, says GlobalData

The reduction in tax credits, the large long-term state budget liabilities, and the inability to repay the investment credits, may force the state of Alaska to modify its petroleum fiscal...

Wellbore Integrity Solutions & Rhône Capital to Acquire Fishing and Tubulars Businesses and Assets from Schlumberger

Wellbore Integrity Solutions & Rhône Capital to Acquire Fishing and Tubulars Businesses and Assets from Schlumberger

Wellbore Integrity Solutions (WIS), an affiliate of private equity firm Rhône Capital, and Schlumberger have jointly announced that they have entered into an agreement for WIS to acquire the businesses...

Nine years without a lost time incident

Nine years without a lost time incident

Impressive record for Sulzer Wood’s maintenance organization Despite the challenges of working in the offshore environment, Sulzer Wood has recently recorded nine years without a lost time incident (LTI), which equates...

DeepStar Selects Upwing Energy-Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Partnership for Conceptual Engineering Study of New Electric Submersible Pump (ESP) Topology

DeepStar Selects Upwing Energy-Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Partnership for Conceptual Engineering Study of New Electric Submersible Pump (ESP) Topology

Study to Assess the Feasibility of the Upwing Magnetic Drive System™ for ESPs in Deepwater Offshore and Subsea Wells Together, Upwing Energy, an artificial lift technology company, and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries...

OSRL signs up to Maritech’s Sea/response software platform to enhance SWIS capabilities

OSRL signs up to Maritech’s Sea/response software platform to enhance SWIS capabilities

Designed to automatically identify vessels of opportunity in the members’ regions during Source Control planning and response Oil Spill Response Limited (OSRL), on behalf its Subsea Well Intervention Services (SWIS) members...

Unity launches first multi-functional shallow intervention system to secure cost savings of up to 75%

Unity launches first multi-functional shallow intervention system to secure cost savings of up to 75%

Unity, a leading provider of well integrity technology, services and engineering solutions, has launched the industry’s first multi-functional, near-surface intervention system following a successful commercial project for a major operator...

Schlumberger Selects Google Cloud as a Preferred Cloud Provider

Schlumberger Selects Google Cloud as a Preferred Cloud Provider

Schlumberger expands petrotechnical workloads running on Google Cloud Platform to provide agility to its customers and accelerate oil and gas discovery Schlumberger has just announced that it has renewed and significantly...

Venture global LNG selects Honeywell modular LNG pre-treatment technology for Calcasieu pass export facility

Venture global LNG selects Honeywell modular LNG pre-treatment technology for Calcasieu pass export facility

Modular gas processing units will treat 1.6 billion standard cubic feet per day of natural gas for liquefaction  Honeywell (NYSE: HON) has just announced that Venture Global LNG, Inc. will use...

Siccar Point Energy Announces Blackrock Exploration Well Results

Siccar Point Energy Announces Blackrock Exploration Well Results

Siccar Point Energy (‘Siccar Point’) has completed drilling the Blackrock exploration well 204/5b-2 in the West of Shetland. The well was drilled with the Diamond Ocean GreatWhite semi-submersible on Licence...

Royal Dutch Shell forecast to spend US$1.5bn in UK decommissioning through to 2025, says GlobalData

Royal Dutch Shell forecast to spend US$1.5bn in UK decommissioning through to 2025, says GlobalData

Royal Dutch Shell are estimated to have over US$3bn in total abandonment and decommissioning expenditure (ABEX) in producing UK oil and gas developments, stacking above fellow UK operators, says GlobalData,...

Rovco continues to set the standard for safe systems of work as it’s awarded a suite of HSEQ certifications

Rovco continues to set the standard for safe systems of work as it’s awarded a suite of HSEQ certifications

Subsea service specialist Rovco has been awarded the full suite of health, safety and environmental management system standards by DNV – only two and a half years after they launched. The...

Siemens to spin-off power and gas division as investment in thermal power set to decline to $95.6bn in 2025, says GlobalData

Siemens to spin-off power and gas division as investment in thermal power set to decline to $95.6bn in 2025, says GlobalData

Following the recent announcement by Siemens to spin-off its Power and Gas business; Harminder Singh, Director of Power at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view...

DNV GL’s Deep Search technology enables secure, fast and efficient processing of company knowledge and data

DNV GL’s Deep Search technology enables secure, fast and efficient processing of company knowledge and data

Designed to dramatically cut the time and effort required to find information, DNV GL’s Veracity Deep Search distils vast amounts of data at speed. It combines secure data capture and...

Subsea technologies to be explored in Brazil

Subsea technologies to be explored in Brazil

Industry body Subsea UK is inviting UK organisations to participate in the ‘UK and Brazil: Partners in Energy’ trade mission which takes place in June. The mission has been organised by...

New LED Lights Up Onshore Drilling Rigs’ Hazard Areas Easily and Efficiently

New LED Lights Up Onshore Drilling Rigs’ Hazard Areas Easily and Efficiently

Emerson’s Appleton™ Rigmaster LED linear hazardous location luminaires are industry's lightest and easiest to install Emerson today introduced a new solution for the oil and gas industry to easily and safely...

Making wind powered water injection a commercial reality

Making wind powered water injection a commercial reality

DNV GL is urging offshore oil and gas operators to implement a new solution using floating wind turbines to power water injection for oil recovery.  ‘WIN WIN’ (WINd powered Water INjection)...

WFS launch world’s first subsea wireless edge network for real-time monitoring

WFS launch world’s first subsea wireless edge network for real-time monitoring

WFS Technologies Limited (WFS) unveiled the world’s first subsea wireless edge network for real-time monitoring of subsea assets at this week’s Ocean Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston. WFS provides wireless subsea...

Visions of Cheese

Visions of Cheese

Whilst we are seeing a clear uptick in activity and the UK oil and gas industry is certainly on the way up again, the industry must continue to move forward....

XL Group on track to double revenues

XL Group on track to double revenues

 XL Global Group is set to double its revenues this year. The global multi-discipline technology and engineering group is projecting a turnover of £22 million by the end of 2019. This...

Permian Basin continues to be growth engine of US onshore hydrocarbon production, says GlobalData

Permian Basin continues to be growth engine of US onshore hydrocarbon production, says GlobalData

Abundant hydrocarbon reserves and the ability to drill longer laterals has made Permian Basin the most prolific shale play in the world, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics...

OREDA goes digital with new collaboration to improve accessibility and efficiency for oil and gas industry reliability data

OREDA goes digital with new collaboration to improve accessibility and efficiency for oil and gas industry reliability data

Vast amounts of offshore and onshore reliability data are to be made available through Veracity as OREDA provides access to their new and updated electronic version through the marketplace on...

Well-SENSE launches miniature optical gauge at OTC

Well-SENSE launches miniature optical gauge at OTC

- Compact, disposable optical pressure-temperature gauge enhances low cost FiberLine Intervention surveillance system - Downhole sensing technology specialist, Well-SENSE, has today (Tuesday, 7th May) launched a miniature optical pressure-temperature gauge,...

TASK FORCE TO DRAW ROADMAP TOWARDS VISION 2035 AS INDUSTRY ENGAGEMENT CAMPAIGN ‘OUR VISION. OUR FUTURE’ LAUNCHES

TASK FORCE TO DRAW ROADMAP TOWARDS VISION 2035 AS INDUSTRY ENGAGEMENT CAMPAIGN ‘OUR VISION. OUR FUTURE’ LAUNCHES

Industry leaders have come together to develop the roadmap which will steer the UK’s offshore oil and gas sector towards achieving Vision 2035. This compelling, national vision is a shared intent...

Ashtead Technology’s global expansion continues with (USD) $2m investment in new Houston HQ

Ashtead Technology’s global expansion continues with (USD) $2m investment in new Houston HQ

Ashtead Technology has completed its (USD) $2 million investment in a new Houston facility as part of their ongoing international growth plans. The new building is three times the size...

EMERSON PROVIDES PREDICTIVE MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONAL SUPPORT SERVICES TO BP IN THE NORTH SEA

EMERSON PROVIDES PREDICTIVE MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONAL SUPPORT SERVICES TO BP IN THE NORTH SEA

Following safe start-up of Clair Ridge, Emerson to enable remote monitoring and provide real-time data to maximise production for UK offshore assets Emerson (NYSE: EMR), a global technology and engineering leader,...

Ampelmann’s Houston office secures contract with Harvey Gulf to operate in the Gulf of Mexico

Ampelmann’s Houston office secures contract with Harvey Gulf to operate in the Gulf of Mexico

Dutch offshore access provider Ampelmann has secured a contract with marine transportation company Harvey Gulf from its local office in Houston, Texas. The company will perform maintenance work at an...

Fortistar and TruStar Energy Accelerate Plans to Decarbonize America’s Transportation Fuel Supply Through the Use of RNG

Fortistar and TruStar Energy Accelerate Plans to Decarbonize America’s Transportation Fuel Supply Through the Use of RNG

Fortistar and TruStar Energy, two of the nation’s leaders in renewable natural gas (RNG) production and compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel supply, will be attending the WasteExpo in Las Vegas,...

Schlumberger Introduces Industry-First Continuous Resistivity Look-Ahead-While-Drilling Service

Schlumberger Introduces Industry-First Continuous Resistivity Look-Ahead-While-Drilling Service

IriSphere look-ahead-while-drilling service reduces drilling risks and improves efficiency by providing data ahead of the bit in real time Schlumberger has just introduced the IriSphere* look-ahead-while-drilling service at the Offshore Technology...

Flintstone Technology delivers moorings system for Tullow FPSO in Ghana

Flintstone Technology delivers moorings system for Tullow FPSO in Ghana

Flintstone Technology Ltd has delivered an in-line tensioning and pull through connection mooring system for MODEC in West Africa. The system will be deployed on Tullow Oil’s Kwame Nkrumah MV21 floating...

Eutex marks 21 years at golden anniversary of OTC

Eutex marks 21 years at golden anniversary of OTC

Just over 24 years ago, an ambitious Aberdonian left the Granite City for Houston, where he eventually set up a company with a life-long friend and colleague. Having learnt his...

Airborne Oil & Gas and SÍMEROS collaborate to qualify dynamic deepwater TCP Risers in Brazil

Airborne Oil & Gas and SÍMEROS collaborate to qualify dynamic deepwater TCP Risers in Brazil

Oilfield technology firm Airborne Oil & Gas and engineering company SÍMEROS TECHNOLOGIES have signed a collaboration agreement which aims to deliver the first qualified Thermoplastic Composite Pipe (TCP) Risers in...

Craig International cements its market-leading status with major growth in the US and new BP contract in the UK

Craig International cements its market-leading status with major growth in the US and new BP contract in the UK

Craig International has reinforced its position as a global market-leader in oil and gas procurement after reporting its best ever year in the US and securing a contract with BP...

Eastern Europe failing to boost domestic gas production as a result of economic and political difficulties, says GlobalData

Eastern Europe failing to boost domestic gas production as a result of economic and political difficulties, says GlobalData

Moscow expects to reinforce its position as Europe’s largest natural gas supplier with Russia’s construction of two new pipelines. However, some Eastern European countries are concerned by this and have...

BP, Nouryon and Port of Rotterdam partner on green hydrogen study

BP, Nouryon and Port of Rotterdam partner on green hydrogen study

BP, Nouryon (formerly AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals), and the Port of Rotterdam have joined forces to explore the opportunity of making ‘green hydrogen’ via water electrolysis for BP’s refinery in Rotterdam,...

Chevron Announces Agreement to Acquire Anadarko

Chevron Announces Agreement to Acquire Anadarko

Chevron Corporation has just announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: APC) to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Anadarko in a...

Collaboration between Gasum and Tampere Regional Solid Waste Management

Collaboration between Gasum and Tampere Regional Solid Waste Management

Collaboration between Gasum and Tampere Regional Solid Waste Management: biogas produced by new plant to be distributed for use as road fuel Gasum and Tampere Regional Solid Waste Management have signed...

Tendeka reports major growth in North Sea projects

Tendeka reports major growth in North Sea projects

Independent global completions service company Tendeka has more than doubled its work in the UK offshore sector over the past twelve months. The growth in the UKCS has led the company...

Forum launches new simulator training for next generation electric vehicles

Forum launches new simulator training for next generation electric vehicles

Forum Subsea Technologies has launched the latest version of its VMAX simulator to integrate with its next generation of electric remotely operated vehicles (eROV). The XLe Spirit was the first vehicle...

Ziyen Inc. launches world's first SEC compliant oil and energy cryptocurrency

Ziyen Inc. launches world's first SEC compliant oil and energy cryptocurrency

Scottish-American company Ziyen Inc. has announced the launch of a digital currency that it hopes will revolutionise the global oil and energy market. Based on blockchain technology, ZiyenCoin is the first...

£1million investment and new name for Aberdeenshire business

£1million investment and new name for Aberdeenshire business

Re-brand for Kintore-based firm brings four divisions under one banner A long-running Aberdeenshire family business has signalled its readiness for the upturn by creating a fresh corporate identity and investing heavily...

Sales Channel Director joins WFS Technologies

Sales Channel Director joins WFS Technologies

WFS Technologies, a global specialist in disruptive wireless subsea technology, has further reinforced its senior management team following the appointment of Richard Adams as Sales Channel Director. Richard will oversee the...

Decommissioning Company Makes Multi-Million Investment in First Dedicated P&A Asset

Decommissioning Company Makes Multi-Million Investment in First Dedicated P&A Asset

Well-Safe Solutions has just announced that it has agreed to acquire the Ocean Guardian semi-submersible drilling unit, sparking another jobs boost for the company. The asset, currently owned by Diamond Offshore,...

New way for waste oil - WASTX Oil decentrally produces fuel from mineral oil waste

New way for waste oil - WASTX Oil decentrally produces fuel from mineral oil waste

At a first glance, a compact machine that produces fuel from waste oils or contaminated diesel and heating oil, which can be used to refuel vehicles or generate electricity, sounds...

Forum secures ROV contracts to support DOF Subsea

Forum secures ROV contracts to support DOF Subsea

Forum Subsea Technologies has secured orders from DOF Subsea to supply three of its Ultra Compact Perry XLX-C work-class remotely operated vehicles (ROVs). DOF Subsea will deploy the vehicles onto...

PTT Global Chemical chooses hte for independent commercial catalyst evaluation in hydroprocessing

PTT Global Chemical chooses hte for independent commercial catalyst evaluation in hydroprocessing

hte – the high throughput experimentation company has been selected by PTT Global Chemical Public Company Limited (GC), a leading Asian integrated petrochemical and refining company, to evaluate hydroprocessing commercial...

US will contribute 95% of North America’s new-build underground gas storage capacity growth by 2023, says GlobalData

US will contribute 95% of North America’s new-build underground gas storage capacity growth by 2023, says GlobalData

The US will drive growth in North America’s new-build underground gas storage industry between 2019 and 2023, contributing around 95% of the working gas capacity growth in the region, according...

Sludge disposal costs reduced with new Borger pump

Sludge disposal costs reduced with new Borger pump

By using a Borger Rotary Lobe Pump, a leading disposal company has made substantial savings on traditionally high procurement and operation costs by being able to use its PE tanks...

Fortistar Acquires Two Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) Facilities in Pennsylvania

Fortistar Acquires Two Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) Facilities in Pennsylvania

This acquisition expands Fortistar’s strategy to produce, distribute and supply RNG as a transportation fuel across the United States Fortistar LLC, in partnership with Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ: ARCC), has just...

Ampelmann reaches a double milestone: 5m people and 10m kg of cargo safely transferred worldwide

Ampelmann reaches a double milestone: 5m people and 10m kg of cargo safely transferred worldwide

Dutch offshore service provider Ampelmann is proud to announce that it has enabled the safe transfer of 5 million people and 10 million kilogrammes of cargo worldwide. This double milestone...

Xodus study reveals potential £59 million saving ahead of decommissioning of North Sea field

Xodus study reveals potential £59 million saving ahead of decommissioning of North Sea field

A concept study and Front End Engineering Design (FEED) project carried out by Xodus Group has determined that a North Sea operator will save up to £59 million by adopting...

New OPITO VP to support safety in the Middle East and Africa

New OPITO VP to support safety in the Middle East and Africa

OPITO, the global, not-for-profit skills body for the energy industry, has announced Richard Roberts as vice president of strategic development for the Middle East and Africa region. Mr Roberts will...

Italy will contribute 35% of Europe’s new-build underground gas storage capacity in 2023, says GlobalData

Italy will contribute 35% of Europe’s new-build underground gas storage capacity in 2023, says GlobalData

Italy is expected to add around 249 billion cubic feet (bcf) of underground gas storage capacity between 2019 and 2023, from 14 planned and announced underground gas storage sites, according...

China will spearhead global planned liquids storage capacity in 2023, says GlobalData

China will spearhead global planned liquids storage capacity in 2023, says GlobalData

China is expected to be the major contributor to the growth of the global planned liquids storage industry between 2019 and 2023, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics...

Vroon Offshore Services wins new contract with Total E&P Nederland B.V.

Vroon Offshore Services wins new contract with Total E&P Nederland B.V.

Vroon Offshore Services has secured a contract with Total E&P in the Southern North Sea. Under the new contract, Vroon’s specialist subsea-support, walk-to-work unit, the VOS Start will deliver offshore logistical...

Slovakia-based GA Drilling receives significant funding from Lead Ventures and signs Service Agreement with MOL Group

Slovakia-based GA Drilling receives significant funding from Lead Ventures and signs Service Agreement with MOL Group

GA Drilling signed a EUR 4.2 million funding agreement with Lead Ventures and a service agreement with MOL Group. Lead Ventures, a Budapest based venture capital firm invested funds provided...

Alfa Laval wins SEK 110 million natural gas order

Alfa Laval wins SEK 110 million natural gas order

Alfa Laval – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling – has won an order to supply air cooler systems to a gas processing plant in...

North America is expected to add around 265 mtpa of LNG liquefaction capacity in 2023, says GlobalData

North America is expected to add around 265 mtpa of LNG liquefaction capacity in 2023, says GlobalData

North America will be the major contributor to the growth of global liquefied natural gas (LNG) liquefaction capacity between 2019 and 2023, accounting for around 72% of the total global...

Aleron Group acquires subsea motors specialist to dive into new markets

Aleron Group acquires subsea motors specialist to dive into new markets

Aberdeenshire-based subsea firm Aleron Group has acquired electrical drive engineering specialist IMPAQ Ltd. to support its expansion strategy into new technology and markets including military, defence and nuclear industries. Following...

Rovco Signs Partnership with Egyptian company Drexel

Rovco Signs Partnership with Egyptian company Drexel

Rovco has expanded its international reach after forming a local partnership with Drexel Marine Petroleum Services in Egypt. The deal will see the Bristol-headquartered firm offer its range of advanced subsea...

Marine Technical Limits (MTL) Signs Partnership Agreement with Brazilian AES Union

Marine Technical Limits (MTL) Signs Partnership Agreement with Brazilian AES Union

FPSO and marine integrity management specialists, Marine Technical Limits (MTL) has signed an agreement to work with a company based in Rio De Janeiro delivering its unique service offering to...

Hempel reduces offshore maintenance costs with new topcoat solution

Hempel reduces offshore maintenance costs with new topcoat solution

Worldwide coatings manufacturer Hempel is rolling out a highly flexible two-coat water repellent coating – Hempatop Repel 800. This new topcoat offers enhanced corrosion protection by actively repelling water from...

Asia leads global liquids storage capacity growth by 2023, says GlobalData

Asia leads global liquids storage capacity growth by 2023, says GlobalData

Asia is forecast to be the major contributor to the growth of the global liquids storage industry by 2023, accounting for around 33% of the global liquids storage terminals’ capacity...

NEFTEGAZ 2019 enters the next round with excellent number of international exhibitors

NEFTEGAZ 2019 enters the next round with excellent number of international exhibitors

From 15 to 18 April 2019 everything at the Expocentre exhibition venue in Moscow will focus on the production and processing of oil and gas, LNG, oil and gas transportation...

Limited risk to oil majors’ investments from energy transition in medium term, says GlobalData

Limited risk to oil majors’ investments from energy transition in medium term, says GlobalData

Major oil and gas companies are increasingly highlighting the alignment of their corporate strategies with climate change goals. They are also pursuing major production growth projects, but the value risk...

OSRL and GRN advance industry approach to cold weather response with ‘ice-covered water’ exercise

OSRL and GRN advance industry approach to cold weather response with ‘ice-covered water’ exercise

Oil Spill Response Limited (OSRL), partnering with members of the Global Response Network (GRN), has completed its latest ice-covered water exercise – facilitating an opportunity for responders to engage in...

Intelligent Rotork actuators improve wireless functionality at UK crude storage hub

Intelligent Rotork actuators improve wireless functionality at UK crude storage hub

Rotork intelligent electric actuators have been chosen to increase the number of wirelessly controlled actuators at a liquid storage provider in the UK. Rotork IQ3 multi-turn actuators have been commissioned for...

Multi-discipline technology and engineering group announces largest deal to date

Multi-discipline technology and engineering group announces largest deal to date

XL Group bolsters integrated offering with acquisition of Artisan Measurement & Control Limited (AMC). XL Group has announced its largest transaction to date with the acquisition of Artisan Measurement & Control...

The technology helping to make the oil and gas industry safer

The technology helping to make the oil and gas  industry safer

Emily Hardy, from Brigade Electronics, highlights the safety technology solutions helping to save lives Considered the biggest sector in the world in terms of value, the oil and gas industry is...

‘Smart Carbon Portfolios’ capitalise on low-carbon transition, without sacrificing returns

‘Smart Carbon Portfolios’ capitalise on low-carbon transition, without sacrificing returns

‘Smart Carbon Portfolios’ enable investors to capitalise on a low-carbon transition, without sacrificing returns, according to new research from Imperial College Business School in collaboration with Impax Asset Management. With global...

Airborne Oil & Gas announces Aker Solutions as new shareholder

Airborne Oil & Gas announces Aker Solutions as new shareholder

Airborne Oil & Gas has just (15th March 2019) announced the addition of Aker Solutions to its strategic shareholder base to further strengthen, integrate and diversify its range of thermoplastic...

Well-SENSE triumphs at industry awards

Well-SENSE triumphs at industry awards

Downhole sensing technology specialist, Well-SENSE, is celebrating after prevailing at the 2019 Offshore Achievement Awards. The company won the coveted Emerging Technology Award which recognises innovative new technologies developed in...

Subsea UK event to explore developments in flow assurance

Subsea UK event to explore developments in flow assurance

The developments which have taken place in flow assurance over the last thirty years are set to be discussed at an event run by Subsea UK in Aberdeen this month. A...

Coretrax Enviroplug plunges the cost of environmental barrier for P&A

Coretrax Enviroplug plunges the cost of environmental barrier for P&A

At a fraction of the cost of conventional tools, Coretrax, the wellbore clean-up and abandonment specialist, is increasing its stock of CX-Enviroplugs to meet demand for a safe, simple and...

Asia leads global refinery coking units capacity additions by 2023, says GlobalData

Asia leads global refinery coking units capacity additions by 2023, says GlobalData

Asia, as the major contributor to the growth of the global refinery coking units industry, accounts for around 40% of the refinery coking unit’s capacity additions from new-build and expansion...

Emerson and Repsol to Form Alliance on Advanced, Cloud-based Exploration and Development Software

Emerson and Repsol to Form Alliance on Advanced, Cloud-based Exploration and Development Software

Global industry leaders collaborate to help energy producers execute digital transformation, achieve fastest first oil with leading subsurface technologies Emerson (NYSE: EMR), a global engineering and technology company, and Repsol, an...

Asia will contribute 39% of global refinery fluid catalytic cracking units capacity additions by 2023, says GlobalData

Asia will contribute 39% of global refinery fluid catalytic cracking units capacity additions by 2023, says GlobalData

Asia is expected to be the major contributor to the growth of the global refinery fluid catalytic cracking units (FCCU) industry between 2019 and 2023, according to GlobalData, a leading data...

Raised forecast adds to improved outlook for UK upstream production, says GlobalData

Raised forecast adds to improved outlook for UK upstream production, says GlobalData

Following the latest forecast from the UK Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) for the UK’s offshore sector, Jonathan Markham, Senior Upstream Oil & Gas Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data...

The Doors are open to Australia’s largest oil and gas event

The Doors are open to Australia’s largest oil and gas event

The Minister for Mines and Petroleum the Hon. Bill Johnston, MLA opened the 37th annual Australasian Oil & Gas Exhibition & Conference (AOG), on Wednesday, 13 March 2019 in Perth...

Oil and gas: back to the future

Oil and gas: back to the future

Visualise a drilling engineer on a remote platform, equipped with ‘smart-glasses’. This wearable device is powered by AR technology and provides live alerts about the position of the drill bit...

Rotork electric actuators used in US shale oilfield pipeline’s solar solution

Rotork electric actuators used in US shale oilfield pipeline’s solar solution

Rotork IQ3 intelligent multi-turn electric actuators have been specified for use in solar powered control stations for water gathering pipelines in the USA. Located in the oilfields of West Texas and...

WFS Technologies appoints highly-regarded subsea industry player

WFS Technologies appoints highly-regarded subsea industry player

Fast-evolving global provider of disruptive wireless subsea technology, WFS Technologies, has underlined its ambitious growth plans with the appointment of a highly-regarded subsea industry player. Moray Melhuish takes up the specially-created...

Industry confidence returning to oil and gas sector according to AOG report

Industry confidence returning to oil and gas sector according to AOG report

Over 90 per cent of oil and gas professional believe that the industry will improve or remain the same in the mid-to-long term, according to the second annual Industry Confidence...

Fluenta announces new partnership with Optima Global Energy

Fluenta announces new partnership with Optima Global Energy

Fluenta, a global leader in ultrasonic measurement and management technology for the oil and gas and chemical processing industries, has just announced its partnership with Optima Global Energy (OGE). OGE...

Airborne Oil & Gas completes senior leadership team with Asia & Middle East appointment

Airborne Oil & Gas completes senior leadership team with Asia & Middle East appointment

Fabienne Ellington has joined the world’s leading manufacturer of Thermoplastic Composite Pipeline (TCP), Airborne Oil & Gas, as its first vice president Asia and Middle East.  Her focus will be...

Ampelmann enters the Mexican market after signing first contract

Ampelmann enters the Mexican market after signing first contract

Dutch offshore access provider Ampelmann has secured its first contract in Mexico, adding a new region to its global portfolio. An A-type system has been mobilised on a flotel and...

Xodus expands decom capabilities with addition of Well Decommissioning Manager

Xodus expands decom capabilities with addition of Well Decommissioning Manager

International energy consultancy Xodus Group has expanded its decommissioning offering with the appointment of its first well decommissioning manager. Gavin Bell will be responsible for developing and delivering Xodus’ new well...

NSE to introduce Brent Crude Oil in Commodity Derivatives Segment with ICIS market data

NSE to introduce Brent Crude Oil in Commodity Derivatives Segment  with ICIS market data

National Stock Exchange of India Ltd (NSE), the leading stock exchange in India, will launch its inaugural crude oil contract on 1st March, and has signed an agreement with ICIS,...

Xodus strengthens Perth workforce after successful year

Xodus strengthens Perth workforce after successful year

International energy consultancy Xodus Group has grown its team in Perth by almost 50% after a batch of new contract wins in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region over the last twelve...

Emerson Introduces Wireless Toxic Gas Monitor to Protect Personnel at Challenging Remote Locations

Emerson Introduces Wireless Toxic Gas Monitor to Protect Personnel at Challenging Remote Locations

Rosemount™ 928 Wireless Gas Monitor extends toxic gas coverage to costly, difficult-to-access applications In response to the critical need for monitoring of toxic hydrogen sulphide gas in wellheads, tank farms, and...

Chevron Partners with Catalyst to Advance Gender Equality

Chevron Partners with Catalyst to Advance Gender Equality

$5 million grant to support Catalyst’s “Men Advocating Real Change” program Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) has just announced a $5 million grant to Catalyst, a global nonprofit advancing workplace gender equality, in...

Ashtead Technology strikes strategic partnership with 4Subsea

Ashtead Technology strikes strategic partnership with 4Subsea

Leading independent provider of subsea equipment rental, sales and services to the offshore industry Ashtead Technology, has announced that it has entered into a global strategic partnership with 4Subsea. Under the...

Petrobras and PDVSA lead capex among companies in South America, with a total capex of US$74.8bn to 2025, says GlobalData

Petrobras and PDVSA lead capex among companies in South America, with a total capex of US$74.8bn to 2025, says GlobalData

Petrobras and PDVSA are the top spenders among all oil and gas companies in South America, in terms of new build capital expenditure (capex) to be spent during 2018–2025, according...

Oil-Plus marks strong end to 2018 with $4million of contract wins

Oil-Plus marks strong end to 2018 with $4million of contract wins

Specialist oil and gas consultancy, Oil Plus, has secured contracts worth more than $4million (£3.14million) in the last three months. In the last quarter of 2018 the Newbury-based firm signed agreements...

Pakistan’s crude oil refining capacity will triple to 2023, says GlobalData

Pakistan’s crude oil refining capacity will triple to 2023, says GlobalData

Pakistan’s total refining capacity is expected to almost triple, increasing at an average annual growth rate (AAGR) of 20.6% from 434 thousand barrels per day (mbd) in 2018 to 1,214...

Helena Oil & Gas offers innovative investment opportunity

Helena Oil & Gas offers innovative investment opportunity

Helena Oil & Gas is looking to attract fresh investment to its oil projects in Texas by creating the Helena Security Token (HEST). The creation of HEST lets investors support an...

Japan will be third largest contributor to crude oil refining capacity in Asia during 2018–2023, says GlobalData

Japan will be third largest contributor to crude oil refining capacity in Asia during 2018–2023, says GlobalData

Japan was the third largest contributor to crude oil refining capacity in Asia with 3,519 thousand barrels per day (mbd) in 2018. The country is expected to retain its position...

China to account for 44% of Asia’s crude oil refining capacity in 2023, says GlobalData

China to account for 44% of Asia’s crude oil refining capacity in 2023, says GlobalData

China will drive the majority of growth in the crude oil refining industry in Asia between 2018 and 2023, contributing 44% of Asia’s crude oil refining capacity in 2023, according...

Subsea Integration Alliance Awarded Integrated EPCIC Contracts Offshore Australia by Esso Australia

Subsea Integration Alliance Awarded Integrated EPCIC Contracts Offshore Australia by Esso Australia

Project to deliver new subsea flowline to existing gas pipeline Subsea Integration Alliance today announced the award of integrated subsea engineering, procurement, construction, installation and commissioning (EPCIC) contracts. These awards, by...

India to contribute 15% of Asia’s crude oil refining capacity in 2023, says GlobalData

India to contribute 15% of Asia’s crude oil refining capacity in 2023, says GlobalData

India is the next largest contributor of Asia’s crude oil refining capacity, after China. The country is expected to contribute 15% of the Asia’s crude oil refining capacity in 2023,...

Airborne Oil & Gas awarded contract by TOTAL for TCP Jumper in West Africa

Airborne Oil & Gas awarded contract by TOTAL for TCP Jumper in West Africa

Airborne Oil & Gas B.V. announced it has been awarded a contract from TOTAL to supply a TCP (Thermoplastic Composite Pipe) Jumper for a deepwater project in West Africa. The...

New exploration captures support Eni’s aggressive Middle East growth strategy, says GlobalData

New exploration captures support Eni’s aggressive Middle East growth strategy, says GlobalData

Following recent announcements of Eni S.p.A.’s acquisition of new exploration acreage in Bahrain, the UAE and Oman, Will Scargill, Senior Oil & Gas Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics...

EMEA region leads contract award activity with 487 contracts in the oil and gas industry in Q4 2018, says GlobalData

EMEA region leads contract award activity with 487 contracts in the oil and gas industry in Q4 2018, says GlobalData

In Q4 2018, the oil and gas industry reported 1180 contracts, of which 1132 were awarded contracts, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. The company’s latest report: ‘Quarterly...

Oil price volatility driving M&A activity in oil and gas industry in recent years, says GlobalData

Oil price volatility driving M&A activity in oil and gas industry in recent years, says GlobalData

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) played an important role in helping oil and gas companies survive through one of the most tumultuous times over the last five years, as oil price...

BMT and Fenestra Malaysia team to create new wind venture – “Venturi Asia”

BMT and Fenestra Malaysia team to create new wind venture – “Venturi Asia”

BMT and Fenestra Malaysia are pleased to announce their teaming in “Venturi Asia” - a new venture based in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia that is set to offer advanced wind tunnel...

Italy is expected to add around 271 bcf of underground gas storage capacity industry in Europe, from 2018 to 2022, says GlobalData

Italy is expected to add around 271 bcf of underground gas storage capacity industry in Europe, from 2018 to 2022, says GlobalData

Italy will drive the majority of the growth in the underground gas storage industry in Europe between 2018 and 2022, contributing more underground gas storage capacity than any other country,...

Tendeka secures multi-million-pound AICDs contract to boost oil recovery in Middle East

Tendeka secures multi-million-pound AICDs contract to boost oil recovery in Middle East

Independent global completions service company Tendeka has secured a further multi-million-pound contract with a major national oil company in the Middle East. The agreement will see Tendeka provide reservoir modelling and...

Investing in Norway doesn’t have to be taxing

Investing in Norway doesn’t have to be taxing

As upstream companies active within the Norwegian Continental Shelf prepare to submit their tax returns to Norway’s Petroleum Tax Office, Mariann Mitchell, senior tax manager at KPMG, Aberdeen, looks at...

The industry must innovate to unlock new value’ says Subsea UK as Subsea Expo programme is revealed

The industry must innovate to unlock new value’ says Subsea UK as Subsea Expo programme is revealed

Subsea UK has today (Thursday 10 January) urged industry to embrace disruptive and enabling technologies to generate greater levels of transparency, efficiency, and performance. The call was issued as Subsea UK...

Romania will be the capacity growth engine for gas processing industry in Europe to 2022, says GlobalData

Romania will be the capacity growth engine for gas processing industry in Europe to 2022, says GlobalData

Romania will drive most of the growth in the gas processing industry in Europe between 2018 and 2022, contributing around 94% of Europe’s planned gas processing capacity, according to GlobalData,...

New leadership team for decommissioning specialist

New leadership team for decommissioning specialist

Decommissioning consultancy RVA Group has strengthened its management board with two employee promotions and the appointment of four additional members of staff. Long-standing colleague Matthew Waller has taken on the role...

Russia leads with highest capacity additions in gas processing industry in Former Soviet Union to 2022, says GlobalData

Russia leads with highest capacity additions in gas processing industry in Former Soviet Union to 2022, says GlobalData

Russia will account for 42% of the total capacity additions in the gas processing industry in the Former Soviet Union between 2018 and 2022, according to GlobalData, a leading data...

Russia will drive underground gas storage industry growth in Former Soviet Union, says GlobalData

Russia will drive underground gas storage industry growth in Former Soviet Union, says GlobalData

Russia is expected to be the major contributor to the growth of the underground working gas storage capacity in the Former Soviet Union (FSU) between 2018 and 2022, accounting for...

Engineering at sea

Engineering at sea

~ Bearing requirements for offshore facilities ~ Heat, contamination and unpredictable weather constantly threaten to disrupt the performance of offshore oil and gas facilities. These unforgiving conditions can be detrimental to...

RGU photography students focus on Marathon Oil’s Brae Bravo platform

RGU photography students focus on Marathon Oil’s Brae Bravo platform

Life on Marathon Oil’s Brae Bravo platform has been captured for posterity by a team of talented photography students to mark the end of production on the installation. A team of...

THREE60 Energy invests in North Sea Construction & Commissioning

THREE60 Energy invests in North Sea Construction & Commissioning

THREE60 Energy has acquired Aberdeen-based North Sea Construction and Commissioning (NSCC) for an undisclosed sum. This is now the fourth company to be added to the fast-developing energy services group...

Forum’s new eROV means big savings for operators

Forum’s new eROV means big savings for operators

Forum Subsea Technologies is driving cost efficiencies for the subsea sector with the addition of its latest electric remotely operated vehicle (ROV). The recently launched XLe Spirit is the first observation-class...

Alfa Laval wins SEK 180 million pumping orders

Alfa Laval wins SEK 180 million pumping orders

Alfa Laval – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling – has won two orders to supply Framo pumping systems; to an oil facility in the...

Alfa Laval wins SEK 140 million energy-efficiency order

Alfa Laval wins SEK 140 million energy-efficiency order

Alfa Laval – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling – has won an order to supply compact heat exchangers to a petrochemical plant in the...

Decontaminating Soil Using Bioremediation!

Decontaminating Soil Using Bioremediation!

During oil and gas exploitation in the oil fields, pipelines and storage tanks often crack and contaminate soil as a result. Soil pollution with various oils or diesel fuel also...

Kreuz Subsea appoints industry veteran to its board

Kreuz Subsea appoints industry veteran to its board

Global integrated subsea services business, Kreuz Subsea, has announced the appointment of Knut Eriksen as the board’s first independent non-executive director. Mr Eriksen, who took up the advisory position on Friday,...

Xodus strengthens decom division after securing more than £2million of work

Xodus strengthens decom division after securing more than £2million of work

International energy consultancy Xodus Group has strengthened its decommissioning team with the appointment of Gareth Jones as Decom Lead. The appointment follows a successful year for Xodus’ decommissioning division which has...

Shell’s scandal ridden oil deal deprived Nigeria of an estimated $6 billion in projected revenue, new analysis shows

Shell’s scandal ridden oil deal deprived Nigeria of an estimated $6 billion in projected revenue, new analysis shows

Shell and Eni’s deal for oil block OPL 245 reduced Nigeria’s expected revenue by nearly $6bn in a deal for one of Africa’s most promising oil blocks, new analysis from...

Texo group head-hunts key players from the industry and forms Texo accommodation

Texo group head-hunts key players from the industry and forms Texo accommodation

Texo Group, the Integrated Asset Services specialist has announced the formation of a new divisional operating unit – Texo Accommodation.   The engineering and technology group, which has already announced a...

Subsea UK’s Life of Field conference to look at safeguarding subsea industry

Subsea UK’s Life of Field conference to look at safeguarding subsea industry

The innovations required to support the British subsea industry in the lower oil price environment will be explored at Subsea UK’s Life of Field conference in Bristol next month. Sponsored by...

Contracts boost for Pryme Group ahead of new Tyneside facility launch

Contracts boost for Pryme Group ahead of new Tyneside facility launch

A growing manufacturing firm has secured contracts totalling more than £3.5million as it ramps up activity ahead of the opening of a new facility in the north-east of England. With operations...

Emerson to Modernise Sonatrach Gas Processing Plant in Algeria

Emerson to Modernise Sonatrach Gas Processing Plant in Algeria

Sonatrach awards $32 million contract, selects Emerson as main automation contractor Emerson (NYSE: EMR), in partnership with Fores Engineering, has signed a $32 million contract with Sonatrach, Algeria’s state energy company,...

New optimism in the Norwegian oil industry

New optimism in the Norwegian oil industry

The oil and energy industry in Norway is experiencing a positive increase after some years of reduced activity. Optimism became visible on the Offshore Technology Days (OTD), the industry's annual...

Kreuz Subsea and Seamec consortium mobilise Kreuz Glorious for two-year ONGC project

Kreuz Subsea and Seamec consortium mobilise Kreuz Glorious for two-year ONGC project

Global integrated subsea services business, Kreuz Subsea and consortium partner Seamec Ltd, have successfully completed the mobilisation of the Kreuz Glorious vessel to commence a two-year project with India’s Oil...

Blue Water Energy LLP to partner with Apex International Energy

Blue Water Energy LLP to partner with Apex International Energy

Apex International Energy, an independent oil and gas exploration and production company focused on Egypt and other Middle Eastern and North African (MENA) countries, today announced that affiliates of Blue Water Energy LLP...

Alfa Laval drives customer value through new technologies

Alfa Laval drives customer value through new technologies

Alfa Laval – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling – has become a part of the Honeywell Connected Plant partner ecosystem, contributing to a solution...

i-Tech Services adds mini ROV capability to inspection fleet

i-Tech Services adds mini ROV capability to inspection fleet

i-Tech Services, a Subsea 7 company, has strengthened its underwater inspection and maintenance capability with the provision of new mini ROVs for performing subsea operations in challenging environments. A cost-effective solution...

Tendeka unveils new suite of applications to safely cut costs, time and minimize environmental risk in unconventional reservoirs

Tendeka unveils new suite of applications to safely cut costs, time and minimize environmental risk in unconventional reservoirs

Independent global completions service company Tendeka, has launched the MajiFrac Solution, a new portfolio of applications which aims to reduce water use and pumping time during completion operations in unconventional...

Ashtead delivers installation monitoring services to Subsea 7 on Utgard development

Ashtead delivers installation monitoring services to Subsea 7 on Utgard development

Global subsea equipment specialist, Ashtead Technology, has successfully completed a subsea installation monitoring project for Subsea 7 in support of Equinor’s Utgard development, located in blocks 15/8 (NCS) and 16/18a...

For a sustained growth in oil production Mexico’s new government will need to resume bidding rounds sooner rather than later

For a sustained growth in oil production Mexico’s new government will need to resume bidding rounds sooner rather than later

Following recent statements by Fluvio Ruiz Alarcon, a current advisor to Mexico’s president-elect Lopez Obrador team and former Pemex board member, Adrian Lara, Senior Oil and Gas Analyst at GlobalData, a...

America's Gas Boom Changes the Game at Gastech 2018

America's Gas Boom Changes the Game at Gastech 2018

Riding the wave of shale gas drilling success that is transforming the U.S. energy landscape, America’s natural gas and LNG producers, EPC contractors, equipment and services providers are bringing new...

In South America ExxonMobil’s success in Guyana is taking the Guyana-Suriname Basin to be second only to pre-salt Brazil

In South America ExxonMobil’s success in Guyana is taking the Guyana-Suriname Basin to be second only to pre-salt Brazil

Following the recent Hammerhead-1 discovery by ExxonMobil in their Stabroek block in Guyana. Adrian Lara, Senior Oil and Gas Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view...

Yokogawa signs global reseller license agreement with Chevron for PETRO Planning Technology

Yokogawa signs global reseller license agreement with Chevron for PETRO Planning Technology

– Integration into Yokogawa’s supply chain management portfolio unlocks value for customers in the energy and chemical markets – Yokogawa Electric Corporation has announced that it has entered into a strategic...

North America will contribute 44% of global crude oil pipeline additions to 2022, says GlobalData

North America will contribute 44% of global crude oil pipeline additions to 2022, says GlobalData

North America is forecast to add the highest trunk pipeline length to the global crude oil pipelines industry of any region between 2018 and 2022, contributing a total length of...

Asia to lead global petrochemicals capacity additions through 2026, says GlobalData

Asia to lead global petrochemicals capacity additions through 2026, says GlobalData

Led by Asia and the Middle East, the global petrochemicals market capacity is poised to grow from 1,547.2 million tons per annum (mtpa) in 2017 to 1,931.5 mtpa in 2026,...

Nigeria to propel refining capacity growth in the Middle East and Africa to 2022, says GlobalData

Nigeria to propel refining capacity growth in the Middle East and Africa to 2022, says GlobalData

Nigeria will be the growth engine of the refining industry in the Middle East and Africa between 2018 and 2022, as the country is set to add the most planned...

First-ever Energy Exports Conference to be held in Aberdeen

First-ever Energy Exports Conference to be held in Aberdeen

2-day event will bring over US$150bn of worldwide project opportunities to Aberdeen on 18 and 19 June 2019 The Energy Industries Council (EIC), the leading trade association for companies that supply...

China will continue to lead global propylene capacity growth through 2026, says GlobalData

China will continue to lead global propylene capacity growth through 2026, says GlobalData

China will continue to lead the global propylene capacity growth with highest planned capacity additions over the next nine years, according to leading data and analytics company GlobalData. Asia and...

Emsland companies collaborate successfully

  Emsland companies collaborate successfully

26 containers including substructure for converter platform in the North Sea The Emsland-based company ELA Container Offshore GmbH is currently working on a temporary accommodation project to house some 60 offshore...

AI and robotics among topics to be discussed at inaugural digital event for the upstream industry

AI and robotics among topics to be discussed at inaugural digital event for the upstream industry

ENGenious: 4-6 September 2018, Aberdeen A new global symposium and exhibition aimed at driving radical digital and technological transformation across the upstream oil and gas industry will take place in Aberdeen...

Well-Safe Marks First Anniversary with 400 wells worth of expertise

Well-Safe Marks First Anniversary with 400 wells worth of expertise

Well-Safe Solutions is marking its one year anniversary with news that it’s about to acquire its first asset, is tendering for major P&A projects and has increased its headcount to...

M2 Subsea completes North Sea survey and inspection project with Ithaca Energy

M2 Subsea completes North Sea survey and inspection project with Ithaca Energy

M2 Subsea, the global independent provider of ROV services, has completed a contract with Ithaca Energy UK Limited to conduct a subsea system survey of a North Sea field. The company...

Ampelmann secures new decommissioning project in the Southern North Sea

Ampelmann secures new decommissioning project in the Southern North Sea

Ampelmann, the global leader in offshore access solutions based in the Netherlands, has made another step forward in the field of decommissioning with a recently secured contract in the Southern...

ABB launches guide for oil and gas operators transitioning to a new energy mix

ABB launches guide for oil and gas operators transitioning to a new energy mix

In an evolving energy mix environment, ABB makes recommendations for preparing a digital strategy that will help overcome potential hurdles A robust digital strategy will avoid risks of creating technology silos...

Hey Siri - what would a ‘no-deal’ Brexit mean for the UKCS oil and gas industry?

Hey Siri - what would a ‘no-deal’ Brexit mean for the UKCS oil and gas industry?

The discussion around hard Brexit, soft Brexit, divorce bill, transition arrangements, new trade deals and the Chequers Brexit plan is now rapidly turning into a bewildering array of statements, claims...

Subsea tie-backs will be leading development solution for North Sea oil & gas projects to 2023

Subsea tie-backs will be leading development solution for North Sea oil & gas projects to 2023

The North Sea region spreading between the United Kingdom, Norway, Denmark and the Netherlands will see 63 oil & gas fields being brought to production between 2018 and 2023, of...

Ampelmann steps up North Sea activity with six new contracts

Ampelmann steps up North Sea activity with six new contracts

Relocation to larger premises signals successful year so far Ampelmann, the global leader in offshore access solutions, has strengthened its position in the North Sea this year after being awarded four...

Caspian Agreement will do little to Boost Oil and Gas Investment in Medium-Term, says GlobalData

Caspian Agreement will do little to Boost Oil and Gas Investment in Medium-Term, says GlobalData

Following yesterday’s signature of the Convention on the Legal Status of the Caspian Sea by Russia, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan and Iran Will Scargill, Senior Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and...

Beyond Limits CEO to speak at ENGenious event

Beyond Limits CEO to speak at ENGenious event

The CEO of a Caltech artificial intelligence start-up with technologies developed at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory to support the unmanned autonomous space program will share his perspectives on digital transformation...

ENGenious is the must-attend digital event for the upstream industry, says Malcolm Forbes, author and Chief Strategy Officer of Cognizant

ENGenious is the must-attend digital event for the upstream industry, says Malcolm Forbes, author and Chief Strategy Officer of Cognizant

Malcolm Frank, Executive Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer and Chief Marketing Officer of Cognizant and co-author of the 2014 best-seller “Code Halos” and 2017’s “What to do When Machines do...

PDVSA’s plan to re-activate mature fields will not be enough to counter production losses from the Orinoco Belt

PDVSA’s plan to re-activate mature fields will not be enough to counter production losses from the Orinoco Belt

Following a recent press conference by PDVSA President Manuel Quevedo,where he stated that the oil production decline in Venezuela has stabilized and that they have a detailed plan to increase...

Russia to boost refining capacity growth in Former Soviet Union to 2022, says GlobalData

Russia to boost refining capacity growth in Former Soviet Union to 2022, says GlobalData

Russia will be the growth engine of the refining industry in Former Soviet Union, as the country is set to add the most planned refining capacity among all the countries...

Coretrax set for further growth following strong financial performance

Coretrax set for further growth following strong financial performance

Coretrax, the independent wellbore clean up and abandonment specialist, is gearing up for further growth after a successful half-year trading with more than £5 million of turnover recorded so far. The...

Sparrows Group granted commercial registration to operate in Saudi Arabia

Sparrows Group granted commercial registration to operate in Saudi Arabia

Global specialist equipment and integrated engineering services company, Sparrows Group, has made a significant development in Saudi Arabia after being granted commercial registration to operate in the Kingdom. The commercial registration...

Chevron Announces $500,000 for California Fire Relief Efforts

Chevron Announces $500,000 for California Fire Relief Efforts

Chevron has just announced a contribution of $500,000 from the Chevron Global Community Fund to the American Red Cross in support of relief efforts for California wildfires. “These fires have had...

Outstanding H&S record: six million hours and counting

Outstanding H&S record: six million hours and counting

Sulzer’s Houston Service Center has passed a major milestone in its exemplary safety record, operating for over three years without a lost time injury. For the facility in La Porte,...

Sparrows creates new director role to drive diversification strategy

Sparrows creates new director role to drive diversification strategy

Sparrows Group has created a director-level role to drive its growing diversification efforts forward. In the newly appointed position, John Grover will be responsible for expanding the business globally.  Based at...

An Emerging Industry Expecting A Growth Of 9.8% CAGR In 2027

An Emerging Industry Expecting A Growth Of 9.8% CAGR In 2027

Future Market Insights assesses the shale gas hydraulic fracturing market in the U.S, Canada, and China in its newly published report titled, “Shale Gas Hydraulic Fracturing Market: Canada, US, and...

GENSSIS Project Secure Innovation Funding for Gravity Storage Project

GENSSIS Project Secure Innovation Funding for Gravity Storage Project

Energy SRS and partners have secured funding of £727,000 for a second phase development of gravity storage research project. The project combines the knowledge of current industry players and academics...

Southern District of New York Dismisses Climate Change Case Against Chevron

Southern District of New York Dismisses Climate Change Case Against Chevron

Second Straight Defeat for Lawsuits Seeking to Punish Lawful Energy Production The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York today granted Chevron Corporation’s Motion to Dismiss the climate change...

Xodus appoints new advanced engineering lead

Xodus appoints new advanced engineering lead

International energy consultancy Xodus Group has appointed Dr Tao Zhao as its new advanced engineering lead. With over 15 years’ experience in subsea pipeline and riser design and analysis, Dr Zhao...

Tendeka completes technology field trial with major operator to improve performance of deepwater Gulf of Mexico assets

Tendeka completes technology field trial with major operator to improve performance of deepwater Gulf of Mexico assets

- Cascade³ sand control system developed to extend well life and prevent damage from injection shutdowns - To improve and control flow in water injection wells, independent global completions service company...

Training course to cut human error in oil and gas incidents offered free to industry

Training course to cut human error in oil and gas incidents offered free to industry

IWCF launches global crew resource management digital initiative A new training initiative to help prevent oil and gas incidents by focusing on human behaviours has been launched free to industry by...

Service and Asset Data Is Playing Much More Critical Role In Oil & Gas Companies

Service and Asset Data Is Playing Much More Critical Role In Oil & Gas Companies

Asset and service data are playing a much more critical role in Oil & Gas businesses than previously thought. With digitization, service and asset data holds untapped insights for almost...

Rovco to double workforce as it gears up for international expansion

Rovco to double workforce as it gears up for international expansion

UK-based Rovco has announced plans to double its workforce as it prepares for further global expansion following a robust year of growth for the company. The subsea ROV and hydrographic company...

Proserv’s Newly Opened Centre of Excellence Welcomes Oil and Gas UK Boss

Proserv’s Newly Opened Centre of Excellence Welcomes Oil and Gas UK Boss

Proserv, an energy services company, welcomed Deirdre Michie, CEO of Oil and Gas UK, to its newly opened Centre of Excellence - Artemis House - in Great Yarmouth. The visit marked...

Texo Group Make Senior Management Appointments

Texo Group Make Senior Management Appointments

The new integrated asset services specialist, Texo Group, has announced two senior management appointments. Robert Dalziel joins as Group Managing Director and Garry Kennie has been appointed Engineering Director, Texo Engineering. These...

RGU pilots intern programme with industry drilling partners

RGU pilots intern programme with industry drilling partners

Robert Gordon University (RGU) has been working with partners in the drilling industry to create a summer intern programme which will help strengthen ties and develop the future workforce. RGU’s...

M2 Subsea secures contract with Premier Oil

M2 Subsea secures contract with Premier Oil

Global independent provider of ROV services, M2 Subsea, has secured a contract to provide inspection services for Premier Oil’s Balmoral Floating Production Vessel (FPV). M2 Subsea, which has bases in Aberdeen...

Canada’s large price discounts on oil sands barrels to persist until new pipeline capacity is added, says GlobalData

Canada’s large price discounts on oil sands barrels to persist until new pipeline capacity is added, says GlobalData

Canada’s existing oil pipeline and railway capacity is enough to support oil sands current exports but with little extra room for logistic constraints. Presently, there are at least three announced...

What you need to know about oil and gas shale production

What you need to know about oil and gas shale production

Cutting-edge technology can help wellbore projects measure the units of gas, oil and water stage production. This inexpensive technology provides confirmation that a wellbore is open to flow, identifies and...

UK oil and gas skills strategy project launched

UK oil and gas skills strategy project launched

OPITO urges industry to get involved to map jobs of the future A project to develop a new UK oil and gas skills strategy has been launched following wide spread industry...

Kreuz Subsea completes executive team with CFO appointment

Kreuz Subsea completes executive team with CFO appointment

Global integrated subsea services business, Kreuz Subsea, has announced the appointment of Thomas Liew as the group’s chief financial officer. His arrival completes the company’s reorganisation phase of its international...

Oil & Gas Innovation Centre supports 75th project

Oil & Gas Innovation Centre supports 75th project

OGIC has invested £3.8million in innovative technology in the last four years The Oil & Gas Innovation Centre (OGIC) has signed its 75th project, taking its total investment into innovative...

Sulzer in Brazil celebrates long history of delivering rotating equipment services and pumping solutions

Sulzer in Brazil celebrates long history of delivering rotating equipment services and pumping solutions

As the leading supplier of pumping solutions and provider of maintenance services for rotating equipment, Sulzer has a long and distinguished history throughout the world. Sulzer is celebrating 70 years...

The underwater centre relaunches closed bell diving courses following major refurbishment of training facilities

The underwater centre relaunches closed bell diving courses following major refurbishment of training facilities

Centre is the only provider in the world with a self-propelled hyperbaric lifeboat Leading subsea training and trials centre, The Underwater Centre, has become the world’s only commercial diving school to...

Gas Windfall Tax in Romanian Offshore Law to Reduce Investment Attractiveness of Romanian Black Sea, says GlobalData

Gas Windfall Tax in Romanian Offshore Law to Reduce Investment Attractiveness of Romanian Black Sea, says GlobalData

Following the July 9th adoption of Romania’s new offshore law by the Chamber of Deputies, Will Scargill, Senior Analyst at GlobalData , a leading data and analytics company, offers his...

UK Power Reserve Opens Tender Process For 200MW Of Gas Engines

UK Power Reserve Opens Tender Process For 200MW Of Gas Engines

UK Power Reserve has begun the tendering process for supplying 200MW of gas reciprocating engines to ensure it can continue to secure the UK’s low-carbon electricity supply at the lowest...

Texo group set to become leading inspection, engineering, and technology integrated services specialist

Texo group set to become leading inspection, engineering, and technology integrated services specialist

A new Engineering and Technology Group is set to create up to 1000 new jobs across multiple UK based locations and generate annual revenues in excess of £100m. Texo Group is...

M2 Subsea secures projects worth more than £10 million in six months

M2 Subsea secures projects worth more than £10 million in six months

M2 Subsea, the global independent provider of ROV services, has secured contracts worth more than £10 million over the past six months. The company, which has bases in Aberdeen, UK and...

OPITO Awards 2018 to celebrate global safety champions

OPITO Awards 2018 to celebrate global safety champions

- Entries now open for OPITO Global Awards 2018 to be held in November - Champions of safety training and skills development within the oil and gas sector will be...

Argentine Appeals Court Rejects Fraudulent Ecuadorian Judgment Against Chevron

Argentine Appeals Court Rejects Fraudulent Ecuadorian Judgment Against Chevron

An appeals court in Argentina has rejected an attempt to enforce a fraudulent Ecuadorian judgment against Chevron Corporation, making Argentina the latest country where courts have dismissed the judgment found...

First production from large discoveries at Alaska’s North Slope is delayed due to lack of related infrastructure, says GlobalData

First production from large discoveries at Alaska’s North Slope is delayed due to lack of related infrastructure, says GlobalData

Since 2015 a few major oil discoveries were announced on the North Slope Alaska basin that together could add at their peak approximately 450 thousand barrels per day (mbd) to...

Strategic appointment at Aberdeen growth agency

Strategic appointment at Aberdeen growth agency

An Aberdeen-based growth agency has appointed a respected entrepreneur to help internationalise the business and expand into key oil and gas producing regions. Mark Skinner, the former managing director of John...

ARLANXEO: Innovative Therban solution with new Termonomer

ARLANXEO: Innovative Therban solution with new Termonomer

ARLANXEO, a leading global manufacturer of synthetic elastomers, will present its new terpolymer Therban® ST 3107 VP at DKT 2018 (German Rubber Conference). The fully hydrogenated nitrile rubber (HNBR) has...

WEG presents cost-effective ATEX geared motors in WG20 series

WEG presents cost-effective ATEX geared motors in WG20 series

WG20 geared motors available with energy efficiency class up to IE3 and certified explosion-proof for zones 2 and 22 WEG, a leading worldwide vendor of drive technology, unveiled new ATEX certified geared motors...

Major flow control contracts for Rotork at giant Chinese refinery

Major flow control contracts for Rotork at giant Chinese refinery

Rotork has received major contracts to supply electric and pneumatic valve actuators and valve gearboxes to Hengli Petrochemical (Dalian) Refinery Co. Ltd. for flow control in its new refinery and...

Nexans wins major subsea umbilical contract from Equinor for Troll Phase 3 development

Nexans wins major subsea umbilical contract from Equinor for Troll Phase 3 development

Nexans will provide a total of 27 kilometers of complex umbilicals with power, fiber-optic and hydraulic elements for the next development phase of the most prolific oil and gas field...

EnerQuip secures £3.7 million of torque machine contracts

EnerQuip secures £3.7 million of torque machine contracts

EnerQuip, the leading global supplier of torque machine solutions for the oil and gas industry, has secured £3.7 million of torque machine contracts from a number of major oilfield services...

New Mexican President Likely to Rein in, not Reverse Energy Reform, says GlobalData

New Mexican President Likely to Rein in, not Reverse Energy Reform, says GlobalData

Following the victory of Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) in Sunday’s Mexican presidential election, Will Scargill, Senior Oil and Gas Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his...

Incentives for Angolan oil producers significantly improve competitiveness, says GlobalData

Incentives for Angolan oil producers significantly improve competitiveness, says GlobalData

Tax breaks introduced in May 2018 to stimulate the development of marginal fields and gas resources in Angola should help the country to attract investment to combat declining production, according...

The E2S GNEx GRP explosion proof signalling and call point family with global approvals

The E2S GNEx GRP explosion proof signalling and call point family with global approvals

E2S Warning Signals, the world’s leading independent signalling manufacturer, offers a comprehensive range hazardous location and explosion proof alarm horn sounders, Xenon strobes, LED beacons, loudspeakers, push buttons and call...

Deloitte strengthens leadership team with key promotion to partner for oil & gas specialist

Deloitte strengthens leadership team with key promotion to partner for oil & gas specialist

Business advisory firm Deloitte has strengthened its senior team in north-east Scotland with the appointment of oil and gas expert Shaun Reynolds as partner. Shaun has led the transaction services team...

A promising approach boosts oil production — cleanly

A promising approach boosts oil production — cleanly

Technology is helping U.S. oil companies extract more oil in an unconventional way: grabbing carbon dioxide that would normally go into the atmosphere and using it to increase oil production. The...

New Zealand government suspension of new offshore licensing unlikely to have immediate impact on oil or gas sector, says GlobalData

New Zealand government suspension of new offshore licensing unlikely to have immediate impact on oil or gas sector, says GlobalData

In April 2018, the New Zealand government announced that it would no longer grant new offshore oil and gas exploration permits. According to leading data and analytics company GlobalData, the...

Petrobangla and Kuwait Petroleum lead global regasification capacity additions to 2022, says GlobalData

Petrobangla and Kuwait Petroleum lead global regasification capacity additions to 2022, says GlobalData

Global liquefied natural gas (LNG) regasification capacity is expected grow by 39.6 percent between 2018 and 2022, from 45.9 trillion cubic feet (tcf) in 2018 to 64.1 tcf in 2022....

ELA Container Offshore GmbH as part of a special project

ELA Container Offshore GmbH as part of a special project

For an international project ELA Container Offshore GmbH received a rather exceptional order: We were asked to build a number of bespoke accommodation containers to travel across the globe. Normally...

Swire Oilfield Services announces acquisition of specialist aviation service company

Swire Oilfield Services announces acquisition of specialist aviation service company

Swire Oilfield Services, a leading global provider of offshore containers and oilfield services, announced today the strategic acquisition of specialist aviation service company Gordon Engineering Services (GES). The two companies will...

Petrobras will drive over 76 percent of Brazil’s crude and condensate production to 2021, says GlobalData

Petrobras will drive over 76 percent of Brazil’s crude and condensate production to 2021, says GlobalData

Petróleo Brasileiro S.A.’s (Petrobras) liquids production is expected to grow to 2.7 million barrels per day (mmbd) by 2021. Although in decline, the prolific Roncador field will still drive company’s...

Over $36.9bn will be spent on top 10 offshore heavy oil projects to 2025, says GlobalData

Over $36.9bn will be spent on top 10 offshore heavy oil projects to 2025, says GlobalData

Over $36.9bn in capital expenditure will be spent over the lifetime of the top 10 upcoming offshore heavy oil projects to produce 2.6 billion barrels of oil. These 10 projects,...

Oil Plus secures contracts worth over $1.5million

Oil Plus secures contracts worth over $1.5million

Oil Plus Ltd, a specialist global oil and gas consultancy has secured contracts worth more than $1.5m over the past three months and has significantly expanded its footprint in the...

Proserv secures multi-million Repsol contract

Proserv secures multi-million Repsol contract

Energy services company Proserv has secured a contract worth over $5.5million (45million Norwegian Kroner) with Repsol to upgrade and build new subsea production control equipment for the Yme field redevelopment...

Fortistar Poised to Enter Construction on a Portfolio of Landfill RNG Fuel Projects

Fortistar Poised to Enter Construction on a Portfolio of Landfill RNG Fuel Projects

Company Will Be Attending WasteExpo to Discuss New Deals with Potential Customers and Partners Fortistar, LLC, a sustainability-focused private company helping to facilitate the transition to a zero-carbon economy, have just...

Venezuela’s long road to production collapse fueled by challenging reservoirs and underinvestment, says GlobalData

Venezuela’s long road to production collapse fueled by challenging reservoirs and underinvestment, says GlobalData

The collapse of the Venezuelan economy has been fed by a continuing drop in crude oil production. The country’s annual production has gone from an estimated 2.86 million barrels per...

InterDam Accelerates Growth with New Office Opening in Houston

InterDam Accelerates Growth with New Office Opening in Houston

A new office expansion will enable InterDam to accelerate growth in the US Onshore and Offshore Industry and Renewable Sectors. InterDam, leading supplier of Fire and Blast resistant architectural products for...

Over $180bn will be spent on 88 upcoming oil and gas fields in Africa to 2025, says GlobalData

Over $180bn will be spent on 88 upcoming oil and gas fields in Africa to 2025, says GlobalData

Over $180bn will be spent on 88 upcoming oil and gas fields between 2018 and 2025. Capital expenditure (capex) into Africa’s conventional oil, heavy oil and unconventional oil projects will...

ENGINEERS OF THE FUTURE GO HEAD TO HEAD AT RGU ROV COMPETITION

ENGINEERS OF THE FUTURE GO HEAD TO HEAD AT RGU ROV COMPETITION

The engineers of the future will go head to head at Robert Gordon University this week (Wednesday April 25) when they put underwater robots, which they have designed and built,...

Over $142bn will be spent on 97 upcoming oil and gas fields in North America to 2025, says GlobalData

Over $142bn will be spent on 97 upcoming oil and gas fields in North America to 2025, says GlobalData

Over $142bn will be spent on 97 upcoming oil and gas fields between 2018 and 2025. Capital expenditure (capex) into North America’s conventional oil and gas projects will add up...

New-build Kreuz Challenger mobilised for long-term Brunei Shell contract

New-build Kreuz Challenger mobilised for long-term Brunei Shell contract

Leading international integrated subsea services company Kreuz Subsea has mobilised the recently delivered new-build dive support vessel, Kreuz Challenger, as part of its seven-year contract with Brunei Shell Petroleum Company...

Over $81.4bn will be spent on top 10 oil and gas upstream projects in South America to 2025, says GlobalData

Over $81.4bn will be spent on top 10 oil and gas upstream projects in South America to 2025, says GlobalData

Over $81.4bn in capital expenditure (capex) will be spent over the lifetime of the top ten upcoming oil and gas upstream projects in South America to produce 8.4 billion barrels...

Statoil unveils plans to support SMEs develop new technology at subsea seminar

Statoil unveils plans to support SMEs develop new technology at subsea seminar

UK subsea companies will learn how the world's largest offshore operator plans to support small and medium enterprises (SMEs) develop new technologies in a bid to become the world’s most...

New Zealand places historic ban on all new offshore oil and gas exploration

New Zealand places historic ban on all new offshore oil and gas exploration

New Zealand’s government announced today (2018-04-12) it has banned all new offshore oil and gas exploration in an historic climate win that’s come after seven years of growing public protests. By...

Tendeka awarded multi-million-dollar AICD screens contract in Sub-Sahara Africa

Tendeka awarded multi-million-dollar AICD screens contract in Sub-Sahara Africa

Independent global completions service company Tendeka has been awarded a multi-million-dollar contract to deliver autonomous inflow control devices (AICD) screens for an operator in Sub-Sahara Africa. Gillian King, Tendeka’s Vice President...

Over $25bn will be spent on Nigeria’s upstream capex to 2020, says GlobalData

Over $25bn will be spent on Nigeria’s upstream capex to 2020, says GlobalData

An average capital expenditure (capex) of $8.4bn per year will be spent on 249 oil and gas fields in Nigeria between 2018 and 2020. Capex into Nigeria’s oil and gas...

Tendeka grows Canadian footprint with new appointment

Tendeka grows Canadian footprint with new appointment

Global oil and gas solutions provider Tendeka has appointed Paul Guilfoyle as its Sales Engineer for Canada as the independent completions and production optimisation specialist grows its presence in the...

GP Global Completes Acquisition of MAG Lube LLC in the Middle East

GP Global Completes Acquisition of MAG Lube LLC in the Middle East

GP Global (Formerly Gulf Petrochem Group) has just announced that it has completed its acquisition of MAG Lube LLC in the United Arab Emirates. MAG Lube LLC is a leading...

Russia leads planned and announced projects count to 2025, says GlobalData

Russia leads planned and announced projects count to 2025, says GlobalData

A total of 43 crude and natural gas projects are expected to start operations in four countries in the Former Soviet Union (FSU) between 2018 and 2025, according to GlobalData,...

Trans Saharan Gas is the longest planned pipeline in the EMEA to 2022, says GlobalData

Trans Saharan Gas is the longest planned pipeline in the EMEA to 2022, says GlobalData

Analysis of the planned and announced trunk/transmission oil and gas pipelines in Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) shows that the Trans Saharan Gas project pipeline is the longest planned...

Xodus strengthens APAC team following batch of new contract wins

Xodus strengthens APAC team following batch of new contract wins

Xodus Group’s Perth office has won more than A$3.5 million (£2million) in new contracts over the last six months. Xodus’ Asia-Pacific (APAC) region has had significant success in the growth of...

Aquaterra Energy successfully designs, fabricates and installs first CSP platform for offshore Trinidad and Tobago

Aquaterra Energy successfully designs, fabricates and installs first CSP platform for offshore Trinidad and Tobago

Sea Swift project completed in just ten months for DeNovo Energy Aquaterra Energy, a leading global offshore engineering solutions provider, is pleased to announce it has completed the delivery of a...

Valmet and Fortum take development of bio-oil into transportation fuels to new level in collaboration with Preem

Valmet and Fortum take development of bio-oil into transportation fuels to new level in collaboration with Preem

Valmet and Fortum are developing a technology to produce advanced, high-value lignocellulosic fuels, such as transportation fuels or higher value bio-liquids. The technology is seen as one of the most...

Oil and gas equipment and services saw M&A activity hit $21.2bn inQ4 2017

Oil and gas equipment and services saw M&A activity hit $21.2bn inQ4 2017

A combined value of $21.2bn in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) were announced in the oil and gas equipment and services sector in Q4 2017, a steep increase from $10bn in...

Oil & Gas UK’s 2018 Business Outlook

Oil & Gas UK’s 2018 Business Outlook

Graham Hollis, Deloitte, Aberdeen Commenting on the findings in Oil & Gas UK’s 2018 Business Outlook report, just published , Graham Hollis, senior partner for Deloitte in Aberdeen, said: “Oil & Gas...

U.S. set to become world’s top oil producer

U.S. set to become world’s top oil producer

Move over, Russia and Saudi Arabia. The United States is expected to produce more oil than any other country in the world by 2023. As the chart below shows, less than...

AISUS wins first contract in the Middle East

AISUS wins first contract in the Middle East

Leading offshore inspection company, AISUS has announced its first major contract win in the Middle East with North Oil Company (NOC). The six-figure agreement marks a significant milestone for the...

Revolutionary ‘Offset Installation Equipment’ for well-capping officially launched in Italy

Revolutionary ‘Offset Installation Equipment’ for well-capping officially launched in Italy

Oil Spill Response Limited’s (OSRL) latest development in subsea well capping technology, Offset Installation Equipment (OIE), was officially launched today from the equipment’s new home base in Trieste, Italy. The well-attended...

New contracts secure growth for Dräger Safety UK in energy and marine

New contracts secure growth for Dräger Safety UK in energy and marine

Dräger Safety UK has secured new contracts worth in excess of £3 million after successfully diversifying into new technology and training service areas focused on upstream and downstream operations in...

UK government says secret fracking report ‘could call into question the industry’s viability’

UK government says secret fracking report ‘could call into question the industry’s viability’

The British government has refused to release an internal report on the prospects of shale gas for fear that it could “call into question the industry’s viability”. The Implementation Unit Report...

Vikram Solar Commissions 100kWp Rooftop Solar Plant for Indian Oil Corporation Ltd

Vikram Solar Commissions 100kWp Rooftop Solar Plant for Indian Oil Corporation Ltd

Vikram Solar Limited, one of the top tier solar module manufacturer and a renowned EPC solutions provider, successfully installed a 100 kWp (50 kWp x 2) Rooftop Solar PV system...

Breaking number of licenses awarded in the award round, Norway shows the potential of mature basins

Breaking number of licenses awarded in the award round, Norway shows the potential of mature basins

With the record breaking number of licenses awarded in the latest award round, Norway illustrates the potential of mature basins, says GlobalData Analysis of Norway’s upstream oil and gas industry shows...

hte and Instituto de Tecnología Química announce successful commercialization of Micro Downflow Unit for FCC Catalyst Testing

hte and Instituto de Tecnología Química announce successful commercialization of Micro Downflow Unit for FCC Catalyst Testing

hte – the high throughput experimentation company and Instituto de Tecnología Química (ITQ) in Valencia, Spain, a joint research center of the Universitat Politècnica de València and the Consejo Superior...

Emerson completes major multi-million-dollar project for BP North Sea

Emerson completes major multi-million-dollar project for BP North Sea

New automation technologies and ongoing support enable BP to target production growth and safe and reliable operations Emerson, a global technology and engineering company, has completed its multi-year, $90 million (£64...

Xodus adds experienced EIA manager to increase expertise in the offshore energy sector

Xodus adds experienced EIA manager to increase expertise in the offshore energy sector

Xodus Group has strengthened its offshore energy and environmental teams with the appointment of Eric Houston as its environmental impact assessment (EIA) manager. Mr Houston is an experienced principal consultant and...

Alphastrut agrees Zamil Trade & Services deal in Saudi Arabia

Alphastrut agrees Zamil Trade & Services deal in Saudi Arabia

Alphastrut®, the leading supplier of aluminium support systems and handrails to the offshore oil & gas, construction and marine sectors, is pleased to announce that it has reached an agreement...

Rotork orders for new refinery include SIL certified IQ3 valve actuators for critical safety systems

Rotork orders for new refinery include SIL certified IQ3 valve actuators for critical safety systems

Now under construction, Iraq's State Company of Oil Projects' (SCOP) Karbala Refinery will use state-of-the-art refining processes and automated control to maximise production of liquefied gas, petrol, gas oil, fuel...

Rovco Appoints New Operations Manager

Rovco Appoints New Operations Manager

Subsea services company, Rovco has appointed Liam Warren as operations manager to support the delivery of complex ROV and survey projects across the globe. A chartered engineer with considerable knowledge and...

China and India dominate planned trunk/transmission oil & gas pipelines additions to 2022, says GlobalData

China and India dominate planned trunk/transmission oil & gas pipelines additions to 2022, says GlobalData

Analysis of global planned trunk/transmission oil and gas pipelines for the period 2018 to 2022, shows that the Xinjiang–Guangdong–Zhejiang SNG gas pipeline in China is the longest planned pipeline globally...

Gulf Petrochem Group Rebrands to GP Global

Gulf Petrochem Group Rebrands to GP Global

Gulf Petrochem, the integrated energy services provider and product manufacturer, has marked a new chapter in its growth with a new corporate identity - GP Global - reflecting the organisation’s...

Gee Graphite sharpens up for 2018 with MBO

Gee Graphite sharpens up for 2018 with MBO

A Yorkshire manufacturer has completed a management buy-out (MBO) following backing from a group of organisations with further growth capital provided through the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF). With financial...

Onshore fields account for more than half of ExxonMobil’s crude production to 2021, says GlobalData

Onshore fields account for more than half of ExxonMobil’s crude production to 2021, says GlobalData

Analysis of upstream crude oil production shows that over $39.2bn in capital expenditure (capex) is forecast to be spent by ExxonMobil on oil projects over the next four years to...

Exploring Energy Opportunities in Brazil

Exploring Energy Opportunities in Brazil

Subsea UK to lead trade mission to Rio de Janeiro UK subsea companies are being encouraged to join the sixth edition of the ‘UK Energy in Brazil’ trade mission which takes...

Subsea Expo to explore overseas opportunities for UK companies

Subsea Expo to explore overseas opportunities for UK companies

With UK subsea exports valued at almost £4 billion, Subsea UK is encouraging British firms to target international expansion to sustain long term growth. The industry body is urging companies to...

Global Energy Group’s multi-client contract showcases UK-based engineering talent to achieve first oil for Catcher

Global Energy Group’s multi-client contract showcases UK-based engineering talent to achieve first oil for Catcher

Global Energy Group (GEG), a Scotland-headquartered energy sector service provider, has played a key role, together with local businesses, in supporting Premier Oil reach first oil on the Catcher field...

Pipetech makes key appointments to support business growth

Pipetech makes key appointments to support business growth

Independent pipe and process cleaning solutions specialist Pipetech has bolstered its team with senior appointments in Aberdeen and Stavanger. Gavin Booth joins the company as sales manager for UK and Holland...

Evolve iMS secures contracts worth £400,000 and moves into new premises

Evolve iMS secures contracts worth £400,000 and moves into new premises

Aberdeen-based Evolve iMS has today announced that it has secured contracts worth £400,000, with five major UK construction, engineering and decommissioning firms, as it gears up for further growth in...

Rovco Secures Innovate UK Funding for 3D Visualisation Project

Rovco Secures Innovate UK Funding for 3D Visualisation Project

Game changing technology to revolutionise underwater inspection  Subsea technology company, Rovco, has secured Innovate UK funding to develop a cutting-edge 3D visualisation system as part of a two-part Artificial Intelligence...

Subsea NE Appoints Leading Industry Figure as Regional Chairman

Subsea NE Appoints Leading Industry Figure as Regional Chairman

The regional advocacy group for the North-east of England’s subsea sector has appointed Bruce Heppenstall as its new chairman. Heppenstall will take over the reins of Subsea North East from Andrew...

Kreuz Subsea wins major contract to support L&T and ONGC in India

Kreuz Subsea wins major contract to support L&T and ONGC in India

Eight-figure sum is most financially significant deal in company’s history Kreuz Subsea, a leading global integrated subsea services business, has announced it has been awarded its most financially significant contract in...

Well-Safe Solutions Secures its First Contract

Well-Safe Solutions Secures its First Contract

Specialist well abandonment company wins intervention work for TAQA Bratani Limited Well-Safe Solutions has signed its first contract after launching in July this year. Phil Milton, chief executive officer of Well-Safe Solutions.The...

Alfa Laval wins SEK 55 million energy-efficiency order

Alfa Laval wins SEK 55 million energy-efficiency order

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...

Valmet to supply anti-surge and load-sharing control for Nyagangazpererabotka's gas compressing process in Western Siberia

Valmet to supply anti-surge and load-sharing control for Nyagangazpererabotka's gas compressing process in Western Siberia

Valmet will supply anti-surge and load-sharing control for Nyagangazpererabotka's gas compressing process in Nyagan, Western Siberia, Russia. Accurate and efficient solutions will enable the plant to save electricity in gas...

Emerson and Fluenta improve flare gas efficiency and compliance

Emerson and Fluenta improve flare gas efficiency and compliance

Combined ultrasonic portfolio and proper flare gas meter consulting yields significant operational efficiencies through optimised energy usage, gas capturing and reuse, and accurate emissions reporting Emerson and Fluenta are collaborating to...

Rovco Attracts Investment to Accelerate Growth Plans

Rovco Attracts Investment to Accelerate Growth Plans

UK Subsea company Rovco has secured a six-figure investment from London-based Sustainable Ventures to help fast-track its ambitious growth plans. The investment will support Bristol-based Rovco as it enhances its range...

Schlumberger Launches Advanced Digital Integration of Rock and Fluid Analysis Services

Schlumberger Launches Advanced Digital Integration of Rock and Fluid Analysis Services

Expanded Schlumberger Reservoir Laboratory delivers comprehensive physical measurements and digital technology enablement Schlumberger has just inaugurated the newly expanded reservoir rock and fluid analysis laboratory located in Houston, Texas. The state-of-the-art...

Ampelmann offers innovative solution to meet new lifeboat safety regulations

Ampelmann offers innovative solution to meet new lifeboat safety regulations

The oil and gas industry has just 18 months to upgrade critical release hook systems on offshore lifeboats to meet new regulations imposed by the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) to...

OPITO crowns its Apprentice of the Year 2017

OPITO crowns its Apprentice of the Year 2017

A former Peterhead Academy student who followed in his family’s footsteps into the oil and gas sector has been named by the global skills for energy body, OPITO, as its...

Alfa Laval wins SEK 55 million refinery order

Alfa Laval wins SEK 55 million refinery order

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

£36 m for offshore energy robotics and A.I. research

£36 m for offshore energy robotics and A.I. research

“The goal is to develop shore-operated autonomous and semi-autonomous solutions for inspection, maintenance and decommissioning of offshore energy infrastructure using marine, terrestrial and airborne robotic systems ”, says Edinburgh Centre...

Well-Safe Appoints Director of Communications to Rapidly Expanding Team

Well-Safe Appoints Director of Communications to Rapidly Expanding Team

Well-Safe Solutions has appointed a Director of Communications to its rapidly expanding team. Former Press & Journal editor, Damian Bates, will be tasked with providing guidance and support to the senior...

OPITO launches digital delivery of safety-critical oil and gas training to global industry

OPITO launches digital delivery of safety-critical oil and gas training to global industry

Transformational change to emergency response training revealed at OSCC to save industry a million hours of training time per year A digital transformation of oil and gas safety-critical emergency response...

NSRI Seeks Project Director to Build on Research

NSRI Seeks Project Director to Build on Research

The National Subsea Research Initiative (NSRI) is recruiting a director to drive market-led research and technology development in the subsea industry. The subsea focused technology research arm of Subsea UK is...

Yokogawa announces Synaptic Business AutomationTM concept for Industrial Automation and Control Business

Yokogawa announces Synaptic Business AutomationTM concept for Industrial Automation and Control Business

—Working together to propose and implement solutions for the ideal business— Yokogawa Electric Corporation announces Synaptic Business AutomationTM, a new industrial automation and control business concept that expresses the company’s commitment...

Subsea UK announces new board for 2018-19

Subsea UK announces new board for 2018-19

Industry body Subsea UK has unveiled its new board for 2018-19. Following a members’ ballot at its Annual General Meeting (AGM) nine members have been re-elected and two have stepped down. The...

Belltree welcomes Sir Bob Reid onto its Board

Belltree welcomes Sir Bob Reid onto its Board

Industry stalwart Sir Bob Reid is to take up a new role as non-executive director of Belltree, a specialist oil and gas consultancy based in Edinburgh. The former chair and...

Chrysaor awards three-year contract for Central North Sea assets to Sparrows Group

Chrysaor awards three-year contract for Central North Sea assets to Sparrows Group

Chrysaor has awarded Sparrows Group a three-year crane management services contract for the three operating assets it took ownership of from Shell in November. The operator became the largest independent E&P...

M2 Subsea bolsters European business development team with new appointment

M2 Subsea bolsters European business development team with new appointment

M2 Subsea, the global independent provider of ROV services, has bolstered its European business development team with the appointment of David Sinclair as business development manager – renewables and decommissioning. Based...

Geoscientists challenge use of Captain Sandstone saline aquifer for carbon storage

Geoscientists challenge use of Captain Sandstone saline aquifer for carbon storage

Scientists at Heriot-Watt University have published cautionary research which concludes that the carbon dioxide (CO2) storage potential of the proposed Captain Sandstone site in the Moray Firth has been significantly...

Hydratight sets record during Statoil subsea project

Hydratight sets record during Statoil subsea project

Subsea connector specialist Hydratight has completed an oil and gas industry first by supplying and supporting the subsea installation of three remote connectors in just three weeks for Statoil off...

Ampelmann secures contract with North Oil Company's Al Shaheen field in Qatar

Ampelmann secures contract with North Oil Company's Al Shaheen field in Qatar

Ampelmann has secured a contract to supply its A-type gangway system to North Oil Company (NOC) on the chartered Bourbon Gulf Star DP2 72 PAX support vessel. This diesel electric, 73m...

Well-Safe Solutions Selects Dundee for Onshore Marine Support Base

Well-Safe Solutions Selects Dundee for Onshore Marine Support Base

Well-Safe Solutions, the Aberdeen-based well abandonment specialist, has chosen to locate its onshore marine base in the Port of Dundee. The rapidly growing well abandonment specialist made the announcement at the Offshore...

Subsea UK and Scottish Enterprise launch £15million R&D funding call for underwater innovation

Subsea UK and Scottish Enterprise launch £15million R&D funding call for underwater innovation

Industry body urges organisations to step forward with game changing technologies Industry body Subsea UK in partnership with Scottish Enterprise has today announced that it has opened an R&D funding call...

Alfa Laval wins SEK 65 million energy-efficiency order

Alfa Laval wins SEK 65 million energy-efficiency order

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 petrochemical plant...

RGU launches world-first decommissioning simulator

RGU launches world-first decommissioning simulator

Aberdeen’s Robert Gordon University (RGU) has today (Monday, December 4) launched a state-of-the-art decommissioning simulator to service the growing sector. The simulator and the associated software is a world-first and...

New office signals growth for Scottish-American firm Ziyen Inc.

New office signals growth for Scottish-American firm Ziyen Inc.

Scottish-American software and energy company Ziyen Inc. has announced its move to new office premises in Aberdeen as plans for international growth in the oil and gas industry gather pace. Founded...

BASF introduces Fortress™ NXT FCC catalyst to help refiners increase liquid product yields with heavy resid feeds

BASF introduces Fortress™ NXT FCC catalyst to help refiners increase liquid product yields with heavy resid feeds

BASF has just announced the launch of Fortress™ NXT, the next generation of the industry-leading Fortress Fluid Catalytic Cracking (FCC) catalyst for heavy residuum (resid) oil feedstock applications for the...

Ashtead bolsters US team to drive growth in the Gulf of Mexico

Ashtead bolsters US team to drive growth in the Gulf of Mexico

Global subsea equipment specialists, Ashtead Technology, has strengthened its leadership team with the appointment of Steven Thrasher as regional vice president for the Americas. Steven Thrasher has joined Ashtead as regional...

TKH Security Solutions presents innovative Automatic Flare Stack Monitoring

TKH Security Solutions presents innovative Automatic Flare Stack Monitoring

The latest innovation in automatic flare stack monitoring by TKH Security Solutions was headlined at this year’s ATCE, with a presentation and a live demonstration of the system. TKH provides...

Alfa Laval wins SEK 60 million offshore order

Alfa Laval wins SEK 60 million offshore order

Alfa Laval – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling – has won an order to supply Framo pumping systems to an oil platform in the...

New Hempaline Defend range now available in North America

New Hempaline Defend range now available in North America

Global coatings manufacturer Hempel, 21 November 2017, launched the Hempaline Defend epoxy and vinyl ester range of protective coatings to its North American customers. This launch marks a strategic milestone in...

Yokogawa releases ISA100 WirelessTM gateway module

Yokogawa releases ISA100 WirelessTM gateway module

Ideal for construction of small-scale field wireless systems Yokogawa Electric Corporation announces that it has developed an ISA100 WirelessTM gateway module for field wireless communications that integrates the functions of an...

Gulf Petrochem Group strengthens global trade with new Southern & Sub-Saharan Africa trading desk

Gulf Petrochem Group strengthens global trade with new Southern & Sub-Saharan Africa trading desk

Gulf  Petrochem  Group  (GP) has further strengthened its global trade with the addition of a dedicated Southern Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa Trading Desk at its office in Rotterdam. Three dedicated...

Craig International secures multi-million pound contract with Chrysaor

Craig International secures multi-million pound contract with Chrysaor

Oil and gas procurement specialist, Craig International, has bolstered its North Sea operations with the announcement of a contract with Chyrsaor. The contract is for an initial year with two...

Not guilty verdict in Lancashire fracking trial

Not guilty verdict in Lancashire fracking trial

Ten volunteers, from areas facing fracking across the UK, have been acquitted following a trial at Blackpool Magistrates Court this week, after they peacefully protested fracking at Preston New Road...

Xodus and Subcon offer economic and ecological solution for offshore decommissioning

Xodus and Subcon offer economic and ecological solution for offshore decommissioning

Whilst the reefing of retiring offshore structures makes sense to many, such projects often struggle to address the regulatory hurdles, public perception and who takes the enduring liability for the...

Metso receives four major oil and gas valve orders from Chinese petrochemical customers

Metso receives four major oil and gas valve orders from Chinese petrochemical customers

Neles® BWX and Neles® ball valve are examples of the wide variety of reliable Metso valves for petrochemical processesMetso has received four major valve orders for the oil and gas...

Argentine Court Rejects Attempt to Enforce Fraudulent Ecuadorian Judgment Against Chevron

Argentine Court Rejects Attempt to Enforce Fraudulent Ecuadorian Judgment Against Chevron

An Argentine court has dismissed an attempt to enforce a fraudulent $9.5 billion Ecuadorian judgment against Chevron Corporation in the country. In a 22-page decision, the National Civil Court No. 61...

Cortec® Middle East to Present Latest Corrosion Protection Technology in the Oil and Gas industry!

Cortec® Middle East to Present Latest Corrosion Protection Technology in the Oil and Gas industry!

Cortec® Middle East will be participating at The Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC). One of the world’s most influential events for the oil and gas industry. Cortec®...

Kreuz Subsea announces new senior management team

Kreuz Subsea announces new senior management team

Leading international subsea solutions company, Kreuz Subsea, has announced AJ Jain as chief executive officer and Balaji Bhashyam as chief operating officer. Jain brings over 25 years of executive industry experience...

Chevron Partners With Microsoft to Fuel Digital Transformation From the Reservoir to the Retail Pump

Chevron Partners With Microsoft to Fuel Digital Transformation From the Reservoir to the Retail Pump

Chevron Corporation has just announced a seven-year partnership with Microsoft Corp. establishing the company as Chevron’s primary cloud provider, accelerating the application of advanced technologies including analytics and the Internet...

AISUS launches new tool for enhanced offshore inspection

AISUS launches new tool for enhanced offshore inspection

Aberdeen-based AISUS has invested a six-figure sum in upgrading and developing cutting edge inspection technology as it looks to further broaden its range of services and increase its geographical reach...

Global oil & gas market shrinks by 13.6% in 2016 as low crude oil prices push down revenues, says MarketLine

Global oil & gas market shrinks by 13.6% in 2016 as low crude oil prices push down revenues, says MarketLine

MarketLine’s latest market report: ‘Global Oil & Gas’ reveals a declining market trend in 2016 as the price of crude oil pushed down profits of the major players. Overall the...

ELA Container Offshore to participate at Offshore Vessel Connect Global in Oslo

ELA Container Offshore to participate at Offshore Vessel Connect Global in Oslo

Niels Albers talks about bespoke accommodation solutions ELA Container Offshore announced that the company will be actively participating at this year’s Offshore Vessel Connect Global in Oslo. The annual event focuses...

Sparrows Group strengthens Middle East operations with Dubai Petroleum contract awards

Sparrows Group strengthens Middle East operations with Dubai Petroleum contract awards

Sparrows Group has strengthened its operations in the Middle East, securing two crane contracts with Dubai Petroleum, one for maintenance services and the other for the delivery of rental cranes.   The...

African energy ministers to outline opportunities for North Sea firms at industry event

African energy ministers to outline opportunities for North Sea firms at industry event

NORTH SEA oil and gas organisations will gain unprecedented access to key decision-makers in a growing energy market when the second Scotland Africa Oil & Gas Forum takes place in...

Tendeka secures trio of Middle East contract wins to boost production and improve reservoir performance in the region

Tendeka secures trio of Middle East contract wins to boost production and improve reservoir performance in the region

Following a recent award by the Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) to deliver a lower completions project, Tendeka, a global leader in advanced completions and production optimisation, has been awarded two...

ITF broadens scope of its annual open call for oil and gas technology proposals

ITF broadens scope of its annual open call for oil and gas technology proposals

The Industry Technology Facilitator (ITF) has issued its annual open call for proposals and this year all global developers of innovations in the oil and gas industry are welcomed at...

Emerson agrees to acquire Paradigm

Emerson agrees to acquire Paradigm

Broadens Emerson’s software capabilities to serve global oil and gas industry; Positions Emerson as the largest independent provider of Exploration & Production software solutions Emerson (NYSE: EMR) has agreed to acquire...

ITF HyJump JIP to set new bar to manage hydrate blockage risk in subsea jumpers

ITF HyJump JIP to set new bar to manage hydrate blockage risk in subsea jumpers

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is leading a joint industry project (JIP), supported by the Industry Technology Facilitator (ITF), to provide industry with a better understanding of the mechanism...

Measuring oil and water produce from all wells is vital

Measuring oil and water produce from all wells is vital

Measuring oil and water produce from all wells is vital to continue to manage any sort of fluid flow and heighten the amount of hydrocarbon produced. The use of Smart...

Final Call for Subsea UK Award Nominations

Final Call for Subsea UK Award Nominations

Industry body, Subsea UK has issued a final call for entries ahead of its prestigious 2018 business awards. The awards recognise companies and individuals who are leading the way in Britain’s...

Subsea UK conference to examine latest underwater technology

Subsea UK conference to examine latest underwater technology

The latest subsea technologies and adaptations developed in response to increasingly challenging market conditions will be among the topics under the spotlight at Subsea UK’s 2017 Underwater Vehicles Conference. Neil Gordon,...

Emerson acquires GeoFields, Inc.

Emerson acquires GeoFields, Inc.

Global software supplier expands Emerson’s expertise in pipeline solutions for oil and gas industry Emerson (NYSE:EMR) has acquired GeoFields, Inc., a leading global supplier of software and implementation services for pipeline...

Tendeka becomes first independent service company to win multi-million-pound lower completion contract in Middle East

Tendeka becomes first independent service company to win multi-million-pound lower completion contract in Middle East

Tendeka, a global leader in advanced completions and production optimisation, has been awarded a project to supply the Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) with its Inflow Control Device (ICD) technology which...

Shortlist for OPITO Safety and Competence Awards 2017 announced

Shortlist for OPITO Safety and Competence Awards 2017 announced

Global skills and standards organisation OPITO has announced the shortlist for its Safety and Competence Awards 2017. The awards will take place as part of the OPITO Safety and Competence Conference...

Chevron Achieves First LNG Production at Wheatstone

Chevron Achieves First LNG Production at Wheatstone

Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) has just announced it has started producing liquefied natural gas (LNG) at the Wheatstone Project in Western Australia. The first cargo is on track to be shipped...

Rovco joins NVIDIA Inception Programme

Rovco joins NVIDIA Inception Programme

UK-based subsea company Rovco has announced plans to take artificial intelligence (AI) to new depths after being selected to join the NVIDIA Inception Programme. Designed to nurture start-ups that are revolutionising...

Subsea companies to cash in from NSRI funding event

Subsea companies to cash in from NSRI funding event

Fledging subsea firms will discover how they can overcome common financial challenges through industry supported and government-backed initiatives at an event in Aberdeen on 26th October. Gordon Drummond, project director of...

Ampelmann announces partnership with Seaqualize

Ampelmann announces partnership with Seaqualize

Collaboration will result in world’s most efficient gangway Ampelmann, the global leader in offshore access solutions, has announced an exclusive partnership with Seaqualize, a Dutch marine motion technology innovator, to...

Scottish Government announces ban on fracking

Scottish Government announces ban on fracking

Energy Minister Paul Wheelhouse announced to the Scottish Parliament this afternoon that the Scottish Government is to ban fracking in Scotland, following the findings of their 4 month public consultation....

Improved presence for Metso's flow control business thanks to new distribution agreement with Croatia-based Eco Consult

Improved presence for Metso's flow control business thanks to new distribution agreement with Croatia-based Eco Consult

Metso is expanding the coverage of its flow control solutions with a distribution agreement with the Croatia-based company Eco Consult d.o.o. The agreement was signed in 2017, and orders have...

DONG Energy to change name after moving on from fossil fuels

DONG Energy to change name after moving on from fossil fuels

DONG Energy (Danish Oil and Natural Gas) plans to change its company name following a strategic transformation from fossil fuels to renewables (largely offshore wind), and the recent divestment of its upstream...

John S. Watson to Retire After a Distinguished 37-Year Career

John S. Watson to Retire After a Distinguished 37-Year Career

Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX) has just announced that its Board of Directors elected Michael K. Wirth chairman of the board and chief executive officer, effective February 1, 2018. Wirth, who...

Drilling deep to explore new horizons in Colombia

Drilling deep to explore new horizons in Colombia

Drilling deep to explore new horizons in Colombia: Lloyd’s Register is chosen as project management contractor for major offshore drilling project. Lloyd’s Register’s well management expertise is being used by Ecopetrol...

Leading industry decom expert joins Well-Safe’s growing senior team, adding to breadth of North Sea expertise

Leading industry decom expert joins Well-Safe’s growing senior team, adding to breadth of North Sea expertise

Well-Safe Solutions has appointed a director of well abandonment to its growing list of decommissioning experts, bringing the senior team to nine since launching this summer. Matt Jenkins has joined Well-Safe...

Subsea Expo 2018 Calls the Industry to Action

Subsea Expo 2018 Calls the Industry to Action

Subsea UK’s flagship conference – final call for papers Industry experts are being urged by Subsea UK to showcase the most advanced technologies and lead discussions on the current and future...

Sparrows Group secures three-year contract with Total in Angola

Sparrows Group secures three-year contract with Total in Angola

Sparrows Group has signed a three-year contract with Total to supply crane maintenance and engineering services at four of the operator’s assets in Angola. The agreement will see the company implement...

Citla Energy signs three contracts for hydrocarbon exploration and production

Citla Energy signs three contracts for hydrocarbon exploration and production

Citla Energy an independent Mexican oil & gas exploration and production company, announced that it has signed three hydrocarbon exploration and production contracts as part of Mexican Round 2.1. The...

ELA Container Offshore to equip M/V ‘Meri’ with mobile accommodation

ELA Container Offshore to equip M/V ‘Meri’ with mobile accommodation

ELA Container Offshore GmbH recently supplied two Offshore Living Quarters and two Offshore Wastewater Tanks to Meriaura Group based in Turku, Finland. The units were installed on board their open...

M2 Subsea unveils purpose-built test tank in Aberdeenshire

M2 Subsea unveils purpose-built test tank in Aberdeenshire

M2 Subsea, the global independent provider of ROV services, has unveiled its recently commissioned purpose-built test tank at the company’s base in Westhill, Aberdeenshire. The indoor fresh water tank, which can...

We're 55 million years too late for hydraulic fracturing in the UK

We're 55 million years too late for hydraulic fracturing in the UK

The UK’s geology won’t support UK fracking, claims expert We’re 55 million years too late for hydraulic fracturing to work in the UK The UK’s geology is unlikely to be...

Burisma Group Puts Into Operation the Most Powerful Drilling Rig in Ukraine

Burisma Group Puts Into Operation the Most Powerful Drilling Rig in Ukraine

Burisma Group , an international energy group with assets in Ukraine, purchased a US drilling rig SK 3000 with load capacity of 680 tonnes. The 3000 HP drilling rig, produced...

Matt Corbin joins Sparrows Group as director of European operations

Matt Corbin joins Sparrows Group as director of European operations

Sparrows Group has strengthened its leadership team with the appointment of Matt Corbin as its regional operations director for the UK and Europe to support the company’s continued growth in...

Ashtead Technology puts spotlight on latest subsea technology

Ashtead Technology puts spotlight on latest subsea technology

Global subsea equipment specialist, Ashtead Technology, put the spotlight on the latest subsea technology on Sunday 17th Sept 2017 at its annual Technology Showcase event. Hosted at the company’s purpose built...

Martek secures orders for up to 14 of worlds first LNG fuelled tankers

Martek secures orders for up to 14 of worlds first LNG fuelled tankers

Hyundai heavy industries have chosen Martek Marine Ltd, UK to their EVOLUTION emissions monitoring systems on the world’s first LNG fuelled Aframax tankers that are being built for Russian shipping...

Ashtead Technology signs five-year collaboration agreement with TSC (part of Eddyfi Technologies)

Ashtead Technology signs five-year collaboration agreement with TSC (part of Eddyfi Technologies)

Global subsea equipment specialist, Ashtead Technology has signed a five-year global collaboration agreement with Technical Software Consultants Limited (TSC), part of Eddyfi Technologies, for its Alternating Current Field Measurement (ACFM®)...

Altus Intervention and Qinterra Technologies unite to form new global well service company

Altus Intervention and Qinterra Technologies unite to form new global well service company

Qinterra Group’s North Sea well intervention specialist Altus Intervention and its international technology arm, Qinterra Technologies have united to form one global force in well services. With headquarters in Stavanger, Norway,...

Schlumberger Announces New Digital Well Construction Planning Solution on the Microsoft Cloud

Schlumberger Announces New Digital Well Construction Planning Solution on the Microsoft Cloud

Step change in well construction combining domain expertise and advanced digital technologies delivers a new approach to drilling engineering and planning Schlumberger has just introduced DrillPlan* digital well construction planning solution...

Schlumberger Announces DELFI Cognitive E&P Environment

Schlumberger Announces DELFI Cognitive E&P Environment

Innovative collaboration environment combines domain expertise and advanced digital technologies to enable a new approach to planning and operating E&P assets Schlumberger has just unveiled the new DELFI* cognitive E&P environment...

One year on… life in ‘the new normal’ oil and gas industry

One year on… life in ‘the new normal’ oil and gas industry

FG Associates reflects on challenging the status quo during its first year in business An Aberdeen-based business has called on those working in the oil and gas industry to seize the...

Ashtead appoints regional director to drive growth

Ashtead appoints regional director to drive growth

Global subsea equipment specialists, Ashtead Technology has strengthened its leadership team with the appointment of Brett Lestrange as UK regional director. Bringing more than 25 years’ experience in the subsea industry,...

Positivity flows from OE17: Long-game focus helps re-build confidence

Positivity flows from OE17: Long-game focus helps re-build confidence

THE energy industry is embracing the new realities it faces in the age of a lower-for-longer oil price and rising costs, according to representatives of every facet of the sector...

Discover the Sulzer Partnership at Argentina Oil & Gas Expo 2017

Discover the Sulzer Partnership at Argentina Oil & Gas Expo 2017

Late this September, Sulzer will be showcasing its turnkey turbomachinery, pump and electromechanical services to the energy industry at Argentina Oil & Gas Expo (AOG) 2017. As an established service...

Xodus advises Japan on decommissioning trends

Xodus advises Japan on decommissioning trends

Xodus Group has delivered a decommissioning ‘trend survey’ to JOGMEC (Japan Oil & Gas and Metals National Corporation) to provide Japanese oil and gas companies with a better understanding of...

OPITO New Generation & New Thinking Awards deadline extended

OPITO New Generation & New Thinking Awards deadline extended

The deadline for the annual OPITO Safety and Competence Awards 2017 has been extended until Friday, 15th September following increased notes of interest from companies wishing to enter. Companies embracing new...

Cautious optimism returns to North Sea – Deloitte

Cautious optimism returns to North Sea – Deloitte

Reacting to the latest Oil and Gas UK Economic Report, to be published on Wednesday 6 September, Graham Hollis, Senior Partner for Deloitte in Aberdeen, said: “A cautious optimism has returned...

Sulzer Acquires License for Total’s Wash Tank Technology

Sulzer Acquires License for Total’s Wash Tank Technology

Sulzer’s Chemtech division has been granted a license covering the Total-patented Wash Tank Technology for Oil Processing. The main purpose of this technology is to enhance the removal of water,...

Ampelmann celebrates ten years of safe offshore transfers

Ampelmann celebrates ten years of safe offshore transfers

The global leader in offshore access solutions, Ampelmann, is celebrating its ten year anniversary. In just a decade, this company grew from a team of just four people to a...

Decom Heavy-weight joins Well-Safe’s growing senior team as the company secures HQ offices

Decom Heavy-weight joins Well-Safe’s growing senior team as the company secures HQ offices

Well-Safe Solutions, a new entrant to the decommissioning market, has further strengthened its senior team with the appointment of Jim Christie as director of programmes. The specialist well abandonment company, launched...

Optimizing offshore production with Siemens Topsides 4.0 digital lifecycle solutions

Optimizing offshore production with Siemens Topsides 4.0 digital lifecycle solutions

Siemens is utilizing its digitalization knowledge and experience and applying it to the oil and gas production industry with its Topsides 4.0 solution. Underpinned by secure communications and centered around...

Outokumpu’s proprietary Supra 316plus enables a revolutionary LNG tank container

Outokumpu’s proprietary Supra 316plus enables a revolutionary LNG tank container

Finnish liquefied natural gas (LNG) tank manufacturer LNGTainer has just launched a new tank which brings together two innovations – LNGTainer’s game-changing tank container and Outokumpu’s unique austenitic stainless steel...

Consortium to tackle major North Sea NDT challenge

Consortium to tackle major North Sea NDT challenge

A consortium of organisations has set out to tackle one of the most enduring challenges in the North Sea: the non-destructive testing (NDT) of corroded pipes under insulation and engineered...

GEODynamics makes key appointment for continued growth for Aberdeen operation

GEODynamics makes key appointment for continued growth for Aberdeen operation

GEODynamics’ Aberdeen-based eastern hemisphere operation has made a key appointment. Chris Chalker, Vice-President Eastern Hemisphere and Managing Director of GEODynamics (U.K.) Limited, has appointed Raymond Ross as Technical CGI Director. GEODynamics is...

OPITO and RGU Oil & Gas Institute launch UKCS skills study

OPITO and RGU Oil & Gas Institute launch UKCS skills study

A major new in-depth labour market analysis of the oil and gas industry is to be carried out to determine the conditions of the sector and to shape a new...

Premier Oil commits to advancing oil and gas technology development through ITF

Premier Oil commits to advancing oil and gas technology development through ITF

The Industry Technology Facilitator (ITF) boasts a growing and diverse group of prominent industry players dedicated to working together to solve complex technical challenges in the oil and gas sector....

38th oil & money conference reflects changing energy market dynamics with special focus on gas

38th oil & money conference reflects changing energy market dynamics with special focus on gas

CEOs of Total, BP and Statoil among top executives debating challenges facing oil and gas industry in London on October 17-19, 2017 The New York Times and Energy Intelligence have...

SUEZ Water UK wins TOTAL E&P UK Environmental Award

SUEZ Water UK wins TOTAL E&P UK Environmental Award

SUEZ Water UK works closely with TOTAL E&P to efficiently treat effluent produced by their Shetland Gas Plant (SGP) at an environmentally sensitive location in the remote Shetland Islands. SUEZ Water...

Better bacteria-busting techniques could make oil extraction greener and cheaper

Better bacteria-busting techniques could make oil extraction greener and cheaper

Simple tweaks to oilfield practice could provide the offshore industry with a more sustainable, money-saving solution to health and safety, environmental and commercial threats posed by harmful bacteria in subsea...

SPE and Reed Exhibitions launch major new digital and technology event for the international oil and gas industry

SPE and Reed Exhibitions launch major new digital and technology event for the international oil and gas industry

ENGenious: 4-6 September 2018, Aberdeen A new three-day biennial global symposium and exhibition aimed at driving radical digital and technological transformation across the upstream oil and gas industry has been launched...

Calibration gas shipped within 24-hours: FastCalGas sets the bar

Calibration gas shipped within 24-hours: FastCalGas sets the bar

A radically different approach to calibration gas supply Martek Marine (Martek) is offering a fresh approach to calibration gas supply for the maritime industry. 98% of the company’s FastCalGas orders are...

Schlumberger Completes Multipurpose Vessel Seismic Acquisition Survey for Roc Oil in Malaysia

Schlumberger Completes Multipurpose Vessel Seismic Acquisition Survey for Roc Oil in Malaysia

First acquisition of towed-streamer and ocean-bottom nodal seismic data with a single vessel Schlumberger has just announced that WesternGeco has completed a hybrid seismic acquisition survey using their newly deployed multipurpose...

M2 Subsea achieves ISN approval in US for employee safety management programme

M2 Subsea achieves ISN approval in US for employee safety management programme

M2 Subsea, the global independent provider of ROV services, has secured the seal of approval from ISNetworld (ISN) in the US for its Safety Management System. Following an evaluation of the...

AESSEAL® investment in Dry Gas Compressor Seals

AESSEAL® investment in Dry Gas Compressor Seals

To meet a huge demand for both new and repair of Dry Gas Compressor Seals, AESSEAL® is pleased to announce a further £500,000 investment in their testing facility.  In addition to...

Growth opportunity for UK Subsea Firms Down Under

Growth opportunity for UK Subsea Firms Down Under

Australasian Oil & Gas (AOG) in conjunction with Subsea UK, the Society for Underwater Technology (SUT) and Subsea Energy Australia (SEA) are seeking abstract submissions for presentations to be considered...

John Crane Asset Management Solutions wins North Sea Maintenance Build contract with Maersk Oil

John Crane Asset Management Solutions wins North Sea Maintenance Build contract with Maersk Oil

John Crane Asset Management Solutions has secured a contract to supply Maersk Oil with data services to support the planned maintenance strategy at one of the largest new developments in...

Well-Safe bolsters senior management team with new appointments

Well-Safe bolsters senior management team with new appointments

Specialist well abandonment company bolsters management team With commercial and technical expertise Well-Safe Solutions has announced the appointment of two more directors to lead the recently launched business which aims to...

Petrofac Sells Stake in Pánuco Contract to Schlumberger

Petrofac Sells Stake in Pánuco Contract to Schlumberger

Petrofac and Schlumberger has just announced that Petrofac has sold its 50% interest in Petro-SPM Integrated Services S.A. de C.V (1) to Schlumberger. Petro-SPM operates the Pánuco Integrated Service Contract...

Software specialist Arnlea lands contracts with operators

Software specialist Arnlea  lands contracts with operators

Arnlea, an established oil and gas asset management software business, has secured contracts with two operators. Aberdeen-based Arnlea has signed an agreement with Chevron for the deployment of Intrinsix Ex, Arnlea’s...

DNV GL hosts anniversary event at Spadeadam testing and research facility

DNV GL hosts anniversary event at Spadeadam testing and research facility

The UK Explosion Liaison Group (UKELG) is to hold its 35th anniversary event at DNV GL’s Spadeadam Testing and research facility, in Cumbria. The event, is to be held from 10th...

Sulzer reduces downtime for repairs at Offshore Europe 2017

Sulzer reduces downtime for repairs at Offshore Europe 2017

Once again the offshore sector will be meeting up in Aberdeen at the industry’s largest free-to-attend conference. This year Sulzer will also be returning to the event with a comprehensive...

Subsea UK events to explore opportunities in international waters

Subsea UK events to explore opportunities in international waters

Industry body Subsea UK is hosting two briefing sessions with the Department for International Trade (DIT) ahead of SPE Offshore Europe 2017. The first briefing on August 28 will focus on...

Xodus appoints new director to drive decommissioning strategy

Xodus appoints new director to drive decommissioning strategy

Xodus Group has appointed Enrico Salardi as its decommissioning director to lead the company’s experienced ‘decom division’ which was formed in 2015. Mr Salardi has more than 20 years’ experience in...

ITF hosts decommissioning debate during SPE Offshore Europe to fast-track technology solutions

ITF hosts decommissioning debate during SPE Offshore Europe to fast-track technology solutions

The Industry Technology Facilitator (ITF)’s latest Innovation Network Tech Talk event will bring together technology developers, industry bodies, service companies and operators to discover the opportunities for efficient and cost-effective...

M2 Subsea Secures Vessel Alliance in Gulf of Mexico

M2 Subsea Secures Vessel Alliance in Gulf of Mexico

M2 Subsea, the global independent provider of ROV services, has formed an alliance with leading vessel operator, Harvey Gulf Marine International to provide subsea ROV services in the Gulf of...

Newly Launched Decommissioning Company Makes First Acquisition

Newly Launched Decommissioning Company Makes First Acquisition

Well-Safe Solutions appoints experienced P&A professional as CEO A major new entrant to North Sea decommissioning, launched last week, has made its first acquisition. Well-Safe Solutions, a specialist well abandonment company, has...

Jobs boost as NXG Drilling Services expands with move to larger operations

Jobs boost as NXG Drilling Services expands with move to larger operations

NXG Drilling Services has invested more than £2m in two new North-east operations to cope with increased demand for its tools and equipment solutions. The business, launched at the start of...

Dresser-Rand to supply equipment for CNOOC Limited’s offshore projects in China

Dresser-Rand to supply equipment for CNOOC Limited’s offshore projects in China

The Dresser-Rand business, part of Siemens Power and Gas, was awarded two orders to supply power generation equipment for two projects for CNOOC Limited (China National Offshore Oil Corporation Limited)....

Four new distribution agreements strengthen Metso's local presence in India's flow control markets

Four new distribution agreements strengthen Metso's local presence in India's flow control markets

Metso strengthens its presence in India with the signing of four non-exclusive distribution agreements for its valve products. The agreements with Fluidline Systems, General Energy Management Systems Ltd (GEMSL), SB...

Seeq R18 Introduces Publishing Features for Visual Analytics and Announces Support for Microsoft Azure

Seeq R18 Introduces Publishing Features for Visual Analytics  and Announces Support for Microsoft Azure

New publishing and cloud platform support for process insights expands Seeq leadership in visual analytics for IIoT and process manufacturing data.Seeq Corporation announces the release of its latest version, Seeq...

Oil Field Contract Generates Innovative Rotork Actuator Solution

Oil Field Contract Generates Innovative Rotork Actuator Solution

Rotork has received an order for 220 pneumatic actuators for the NASR Phase II Full Field Development Project in the UAE. The aim of the project is to increase the field's...

ENGIE E&P UK announces first gas from Cygnus Bravo in the southern sea

ENGIE E&P UK announces first gas from Cygnus Bravo in the southern sea

Cygnus Alpha operating at plateau production since December 2016 First gas has been exported from Cygnus Bravo, the satellite wellhead platform in the Southern North Sea’s Cygnus development, operated by ENGIE...

VisualSoft selected for the world’s most advanced cable-laying vessel

VisualSoft selected for the world’s most advanced cable-laying vessel

Forum Energy Technologies, Inc. has announced a new contract that will see its market-leading pipeline and cable survey software installed on the world’s most advanced cable laying support vessel, the...

Yokogawa Acquires Norwegian Company with Advanced Chemical Injection Technology

Yokogawa Acquires Norwegian Company with Advanced Chemical Injection Technology

- Strengthening its solutions targeting the oil and gas upstream and midstream sectors - Yokogawa Electric Corporation announces the acquisition of TechInvent2 AS, a Norwegian enterprise that holds the rights to...

BP’s plan to deal with blowouts and spills near the Amazon Reef is unworkable

BP’s plan to deal with blowouts and spills near the Amazon Reef is unworkable

BP’s oil spill response plan – a key part of their application to drill for oil near the Amazon Reef in the Amazon Mouth Basin in Brazil – relies on...

ELA Container Offshore GmbH delivers special Offshore Control Room for VBMS Ndeavor

ELA Container Offshore GmbH delivers special Offshore Control Room for VBMS Ndeavor

ELA Container Offshore GmbH has recently delivered an ELA Offshore Multipurpose Room to VBMS, which will be used on board their MV Ndeavor, a 7,500 DWT DP-2 vessel, built and...

Subsea UK unveils new teaching resource for schools in England and Wales

Subsea UK unveils new teaching resource for schools in England and Wales

Primary school pupils across England and Wales will benefit from a new teaching initiative that aims to encourage youngsters to take an interest in science and the natural world around...

Xodus wins subsurface contract with Cairn Oil and Gas in India

Xodus wins subsurface contract with Cairn Oil and Gas in India

Xodus Group has won a contract with Cairn Oil and Gas of Vedanta Ltd to conduct exploration and appraisal work on its Rajasthan block in north-west India over the next...

TAQA Awards Schlumberger EPCIC Contract for Otter Field

TAQA Awards Schlumberger EPCIC Contract for Otter Field

Scope of contract includes longest subsea multiphase boosting tieback in the UK North Sea OneSubsea, a Schlumberger company, has just announced the award of an engineering, procurement, construction, installation and commissioning...

Sparrows Group and SPIE seal first joint cranes contract in the Congo for Total

Sparrows Group and SPIE seal first joint cranes contract in the Congo for Total

Sparrows Group and SPIE Oil & Gas Services have secured their first joint delivery project, which is in West Africa, after Total E&P Congo awarded the partners the crane maintenance...

OGIC surpasses 40th project milestone for innovation and technology projects within oil and gas sector

OGIC surpasses 40th project milestone for innovation and technology projects within oil and gas sector

Following the signing of three new projects, The Oil and Gas Innovation Centre (OGIC) has reached its 40th project target ahead of schedule, with a total investment of over £1.3m...

Aquaterra signs investment deal with EV

Aquaterra signs investment deal with EV

Aquaterra Energy, a leading global offshore engineering solutions provider, has secured a multi-million pound investment from EV Private Equity as the company gears up for service expansion and new technology...

M2 Subsea verified by Achilles FPAL Verify network

M2 Subsea verified by Achilles FPAL Verify network

M2 Subsea, the global independent provider of ROV services’ has had its ability to deliver high quality services to the oil, gas and renewables sectors verified by Achilles FPAL. The Aberdeen-based...

Subsea engineering firm SengS nets £1.6million worth of contracts

Subsea engineering firm SengS nets £1.6million worth of contracts

A north-east engineering services firm, acquired by a private-equity backed manufacturer last year, has continued to build upon recent momentum with the announcement of new contracts worth £1.6million. SengS, part of...

Decommissioning debate to take centre stage at SPE Offshore Europe 2017

Decommissioning debate to take centre stage at SPE Offshore Europe 2017

Decommissioning will be a special focus at SPE Offshore Europe 2017 with a range of expert speakers announced as part of the plenary and new Decommissioning Zone technical programme.  Shell will...

New Decommissioning Company Targets £200m Investment to Exploit Massive Market Opportunity

New Decommissioning Company Targets £200m Investment to Exploit Massive Market Opportunity

A major new entrant to North Sea decommissioning has been unveiled on (Friday 4th August). Well-Safe Solutions, set up by a group of oil industry stalwarts - including Alasdair Locke, Mark...

Next Generation Given Reference Material to Avoid Accidents like Piper Alpha

Next Generation Given Reference Material to Avoid Accidents like Piper Alpha

New oil & gas industry resource gets seal of approval from Lord Cullen at official launch Lord Cullen has welcomed the launch of a valuable oil and gas resource which will...

Emerson puts digital plant in palm of your hand with new mobile platform

Emerson puts digital plant in palm of your hand with new mobile platform

New DeltaV™ Mobile leverages IoT technologies to bring real-time plant data to personnel – anytime, anywhere – for faster decision-making Emerson (NYSE: EMR) is launching DeltaV™ Mobile, a new platform that...

Stena Drilling extends inspection contract with Sparrows Group

Stena Drilling extends inspection contract with Sparrows Group

Sparrows Group has been awarded a three-and-a-half-year extension to its inspection services contract for Stena Drilling’s global fleet of drilling vessels. The contract scope includes carrying out LOLER lifting gear surveys,...

DNV GL increases research and testing portfolio in UK

DNV GL increases research and testing portfolio in UK

DNV GL has reorganised their research and testing capability in the UK adding a facility at Bishop Auckland, County Durham, UK, to the portfolio. The site, formerly known as the Flow...

Ampelmann introduces the A-type Enhanced Performance motion compensated gangway to support work in higher sea states

Ampelmann introduces the A-type Enhanced Performance motion compensated gangway to support work in higher sea states

AEP offers improved workability and flexibility for the offshore industry Ampelmann has announced the launch of its latest gangway for personnel transfer: the A-type Enhanced Performace (AEP). Now providing clients with...

UTM Consultants Ltd aims to build subsea talent network

UTM Consultants Ltd aims to build subsea talent network

A new UK-based company which aims to address the immediate and long-term skills needs of the global marine energy sector, has been launched (Monday 10th July).   Headquartered in Cornwall, south-west England, UTM Consultants Ltd will leverage its...

OGIC provides academic collaboration for game-changing oil and gas technology development

OGIC provides academic collaboration for game-changing oil and gas technology development

Collaboration between a new entrant to the oil and gas sector and an academic partner of the Oil and Gas Innovation Centre (OGIC) will now result in the development of...

Ashtead Strengthens Aberdeen NDT Team

Ashtead Strengthens Aberdeen NDT Team

Subsea equipment specialist Ashtead Technology has announced the appointment of Scott Stephen as its new Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) sales manager. Based at the company’s headquarters in Aberdeen, Scott will be responsible...

Extensive decommissioning programme begins at world-scale petrochemical sites

Extensive decommissioning programme begins at world-scale petrochemical sites

Work is underway to clear a suite of redundant assets in the North East of England, in one of the UK’s largest projects of its kind. World-leading petrochemical firm SABIC has...

Clariant launches non-triazine H₂S scavenger SCAVINATOR(™)

Clariant launches non-triazine H₂S scavenger SCAVINATOR(™)

Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, introduces an alternative to triazine H2S scavenger chemistry with substantial benefits for oil producers. New SCAVINATOR increases overall production with less downtime due...

Forum to Improve Management of Health, Safety, Environment and Performance in the North Sea

Forum to Improve Management of Health, Safety, Environment and Performance in the North Sea

Official Launch of New Oil & Gas Industry Resource   A who’s who of oil and gas industry figureheads will be presenting at a forum in Aberdeen which aims to attract the...

M2 Subsea awarded internationally recognised DNV-GL certifications

M2  Subsea awarded internationally recognised DNV-GL certifications

M2  Subsea, the global independent provider of ROV services, has been awarded a raft of industry certifications from DNV-GL for its management system standards, just seven months after starting up. The...

Overseas opportunities for UK firms as Subsea Asia’s call for abstracts opens

Overseas opportunities for UK firms as Subsea Asia’s call for abstracts opens

Identifying new opportunities and understanding regional challenges are set to be key themes at the 2017 Subsea Asia conference and exhibition, as the call for speakers is launched. Organised by Subsea...

Heriot-Watt sets global data landscape for BP Statistical Review

Heriot-Watt sets global data landscape for BP Statistical Review

The economics professor who leads the in-depth data collation process for BP’s annual Statistical Review of World Energy has welcomed the energy major’s latest findings as “clear evidence of a...

Proserv secures series of decommissioning contracts in Asia Pacific

Proserv secures series of decommissioning contracts in Asia Pacific

Energy services company Proserv has been awarded a series of contracts worth around $4m for its well severance, platform and FPSO decommissioning services in the Asia Pacific region. The contracts have...

Yokogawa to release ProSafe®-RS SIL2 Wireless Gas Detection System

Yokogawa to release ProSafe®-RS SIL2 Wireless Gas Detection System

–Offering of a total system solution, including consulting and engineering– Yokogawa Electric Corporation announces that it will release the ProSafe-RS® SIL2 wireless gas detection system in September. Established by the International...

Denholm Valvecare adds design/manufacturing through international partnership

Denholm Valvecare adds design/manufacturing through international partnership

International valves partnership to bring new benchmark to oil and gas industry A market leading provider of valves to the global oil and gas industry, Denholm Valvecare, has announced a strategic...

John Crane Asset Management Solutions signs three-year North Sea contract

John Crane Asset Management Solutions signs three-year North Sea contract

John Crane Asset Management Solutions has secured a three-year £3million contract to provide condition based maintenance services with a major operator in the UK North Sea. The work covers rotating equipment...

New CTO Boosts Rovco’s Senior Management Team

New CTO Boosts Rovco’s Senior Management Team

UK-based subsea company Rovco has strengthened its senior management team with the appointment of Dr Iain Wallace as chief technology officer (CTO). The move reinforces the firm’s strategic vision to deliver...

Caspian success sees ATR unveil new facilities and staff in Kazakhstan

Caspian success sees ATR unveil new facilities and staff in Kazakhstan

ATR, a Centurion company, has opened a new base in Kazakhstan as the company looks to capitalise on recent business growth in the region. The business will initially employ 12...

Schlumberger Introduces Complete Cased Hole Formation Evaluation and Reservoir Monitoring from a Single Tool

Schlumberger Introduces Complete Cased Hole Formation Evaluation and Reservoir Monitoring from a Single Tool

Pulsar service delivers rigless formation evaluation and monitoring for any reservoir to improve drilling efficiency and well productivity Schlumberger has just introduced the Pulsar* multifunction spectroscopy service at the SPWLA 58th...

United States Supreme Court Denies Petition for Review by Lawyer Behind Fraudulent Chevron Ecuador Lawsuit

United States Supreme Court Denies Petition for Review by Lawyer Behind Fraudulent Chevron Ecuador Lawsuit

The United States Supreme Court has denied a certiorari petition seeking review of a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit affirming extensive district court findings...

Aquaterra Energy wins multi-million pound North Sea abandonment contract

Aquaterra Energy wins multi-million pound North Sea abandonment contract

Aquaterra Energy, a leading global offshore engineering solutions provider, has won a major contract to supply subsea high pressure riser (HPR) equipment and services for a subsea abandonment project in...

Senior appointments as Oil Plus aims for Middle East expansion

Senior appointments as Oil Plus aims for Middle East expansion

Oil Plus Ltd, a specialist oil and gas consultancy, has boosted its senior management team as the company looks to strengthen and grow its position in the Middle East and...

Schlumberger and Seitel Announce New 2D Multiclient Reimaging Program Onshore Mexico

Schlumberger and Seitel Announce New 2D Multiclient Reimaging Program Onshore Mexico

Program covers both conventional and unconventional lease blocks Schlumberger and Seitel have just announced a strategic multiclient alliance to reimage and acquire new geophysical data in key areas across onshore Mexico....

Sparrows Group and INNOVO complete first electric reel drive system contract

Sparrows Group and INNOVO complete first electric reel drive system contract

Sparrows Group and leading engineering and manufacturing firm INNOVO have deployed INNOVO’s new electric drive 700 Te multi-reel drive system for the first time. Sparrows was hired by a global...

Alfred Wegener Award for Heriot-Watt University Academic

Alfred Wegener Award for Heriot-Watt University Academic

Professor Sebastian Geiger, Director of the Institute of Petroleum Engineering (IPE) and Foundation CMG Chair at Heriot-Watt University, has been awarded the 2017 Alfred Wegener Award by the European Association...

Oil and gas confidence rises from historic lows

Oil and gas confidence rises from historic lows

Improvements in oil and gas contractor confidence both in the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) and internationally suggests some businesses are seeing signs of recovery and are focused on the future,...

IMM targets £1m turnover after securing industry-leading consultant and accreditation

IMM targets £1m turnover after securing industry-leading consultant and accreditation

International Medical Management (IMM) has secured a significant volume of new business, appointed a leading medical advisor to the offshore industry and achieved accreditation from the Royal College of Physicians’...

Red engineering puts new rubber pads to the test

Red engineering puts new rubber pads to the test

FAST track testing services provided by RED Engineering have helped to confirm the viability of new rubber coated tensioner pads under development for the offshore energy sector. Testing expertise provided by...

Pipetech set to diversify and grow with new leadership team

Pipetech set to diversify and grow with new leadership team

Pipetech, the independent pipe and process cleaning solutions specialist, has set out ambitious plans to expand its services to industrial markets and introduce subsea and wells to its offshore portfolio...

Aquaterra Sea Swift platform installed and operating in Egypt for PICO Petroleum Integrated Services

Aquaterra Sea Swift platform installed and operating in Egypt for PICO Petroleum Integrated Services

Aquaterra Energy, a leading global offshore engineering solutions provider, has designed, fabricated and installed a new Sea Swift platform for PICO Petroleum Integrated Services, the lead contractor for Amal Petroleum...

Industry and Scottish Government Back Oil & Gas Resource to Tackle Looming Experience and Knowledge Gap

Industry and Scottish Government Back Oil & Gas Resource to Tackle Looming Experience and Knowledge Gap

A major digital resource developed for the oil and gas industry, has received £50,000 from the Scottish Government. This supplements the £800,000 received from industry, the universities and other sponsors to...

Proserv looking to future growth with new £7million Great Yarmouth facility

Proserv looking to future growth with new £7million Great Yarmouth facility

Energy services company Proserv is preparing for future growth by investing in a new purpose built technology centre for subsea controls and communications in Great Yarmouth. The move will see around...

SPE Offshore Europe 2017 confronts the cyber threat to the oil and gas sector

SPE Offshore Europe 2017 confronts the cyber threat to the  oil and gas sector

The scale and severity of attacks on industrial cyber systems is growing and has the potential to put oil and gas infrastructure, critical processes and workers’ lives in danger. SPE...

Yokogawa wins analyser package order for Petrochemical Complex in Oman

Yokogawa wins analyser package order for Petrochemical Complex in Oman

–Commission to deliver 75 GC8000 process gas chromatographs– Yokogawa Electric Corporation announces that its subsidiary, Yokogawa Electric Korea, has received an order to supply an analyser package solution for the Liwa...

Great Depths of Opportunities in India for UK Firms

Great Depths of Opportunities in India for UK Firms

UK subsea companies showcased their technology and expertise to senior officials from India's largest oil and gas exploration and production company, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), last week on a trade mission...

Pryme Group unveils ambitious plans to shake up the market

Pryme Group unveils ambitious plans to shake up the market

Senior management team takes shape at Dundee-based firm Dundee-headquartered Pryme Group, which provides integrated manufacturing solutions, has outlined an aggressive growth strategy which could see the firm’s turnover more than treble. Newly...

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

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

Valmet will supply automation for Gasum's liquefied natural gas (LNG) operations in the Nordic countries. With Valmet's automation solutions, all measurement data connected to the LNG terminal operations of Gasum's...

VZO Aquametro Contoil Oil Meter Range

VZO Aquametro Contoil Oil Meter Range

Contoil oil flow meters from Aquametro are designed for domestic and commercial oil and fuel measurement applications. VZO oil meters enables the user to accurately measure oil consumption, for usage,...

ELA Container Offshore GmbH delivers Control Room for Thialf

ELA Container Offshore GmbH delivers Control Room for Thialf

ELA Container Offshore GmbH delivered an Offshore Office Container to Heerema Marine Contractors. The container was placed on board their Semi Submersible Crane Vessel (SSCV) Thialf and was used as...

Sparrows Group appoints Ginemex as its authorised Mexican service centre

Sparrows Group appoints Ginemex as its authorised Mexican service centre

Sparrows Group has appointed crane service and maintenance specialist, Ginemex, as its authorised service centre in Mexico. The partnership will support Sparrows in meeting the requirements of its existing contract with...

Restrata appoints new head of UK crisis management

Restrata appoints new head of UK crisis management

Restrata, a global leader in safety and security consultancy and training services, has appointed Craig Menzies to head up its UK emergency response and crisis management business, which includes the...

Ashtead Secures UKAS Accreditation for NDT Equipment Calibration

Ashtead Secures UKAS Accreditation for NDT Equipment Calibration

A global leader in specialist subsea technology and services, Ashtead Technology has today (Tuesday 23rd May) announced that it has received further endorsement from the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS)...

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...