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Petrofac’s Training Services business has partnered with NHS Grampian to deliver the UK’s first training course for appointed Hospital Liaison Representatives. The half-day course is specifically created for oil and gas company representatives who play a vital role in the event of a colleague being injured at work and then hospitalised. Read more…

Emerson has agreed to acquire Paradigm®, a leading provider of software solutions for the oil and gas industry, for a purchase price of $510 million, reflecting a multiple of 13 times expected 2017 EBITDA. Paradigm, joined with Emerson’s existing Roxar software business, creates a best-in-class, end-to-end Exploration & Production (E&P) software portfolio with offerings spanning seismic processing and interpretation to production modeling. Paradigm’s technology offerings will enable Emerson to better help oil and gas operators increase efficiency, reduce costs and improve return on investment. Read more…

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NEL has invested £200,000 in further development of its Glasgow-based Wet Gas Flow Testing Facility, as part of a continual programme to deliver industry-leading test facilities. Read more…

Statoil and partners have made an oil discovery in the Verbier sidetrack well in the outer Moray Firth on the UK Continental Shelf, proving a minimum of 25 million recoverable barrels of oil in the immediate vicinity of the wellbore. The preliminary results suggest the discovery could range anywhere between 25 and 130 million barrels of oil. Read more…

Ampelmann, the global leader in offshore access solutions, has enhanced its existing E1000 gangway transfer system to speed up conversion of its gangway from personnel to cargo mode from at least ten minutes to less than one minute, providing greater operational efficiencies. Read more…

Aberdeen-headquartered Exceed has announced it will create 20 jobs, having been awarded a contract by Alpha Petroleum Resources Limited for its forthcoming Cheviot Field development campaign. Alpha Petroleum is an upstream oil and gas operator focused on the UK sector of the North Sea and backed by private equity firm Petroleum Equity. Read more…

Global Energy Group has further strengthened its leading position in the sector by investing in the latest technology for carrying out dimensional control surveys. Last month, the UK’s first commercially available Lieca BLK360 arrived at Global Energy Group’s Aberdeen office and has since been piloted on a number of projects where its efficiencies have been successfully tracked. Read more…

Texo Drone Survey and Inspection (UKCS), the dedicated Oil & Gas services division of Texo DSI – owner-operator of the world’s most comprehensive and dynamic fleet of unmanned aerial vehicles is pleased to announce the deployment of the world’s first UT (Ultrasonic Thickness Testing) integrated UAV system. Read more…

Bibby Offshore has successfully completed three further contracts from global oil and gas operator, Apache North Sea. The multimillion pound contracts utilised Bibby Offshore’s diving support vessels, Bibby Polaris and Bibby Topaz, and its construction support vessel, Olympic Ares. Read more…

Petrofac has secured a training management services contract from Maersk Oil in relation to the North Sea High Pressure High Temperature development, Culzean. The two-year agreement, with a further one year option to extend, was awarded following competitive tender. Under the contract, Petrofac will deliver training across a wide range of subjects, including HSE, survival, fire and marine, whilst also managing and coordinating all third-party training requirements. Read more…

Interocean’s Survey and Positioning Division recently completed a subsea LBL based positioning and metrology campaign for Marteam and Noble Energy. An essay on the project has now been published in the Journal of Ocean Technology. Read more…

Total is in talks with tech giants Google and Microsoft to help develop bespoke artificial intelligence (AI) in the energy sector’s race to tap digital technologies. Engineers at Total are currently working alongside top software developers to explore how complex algorithms could be applied to its work in oil and gas. Read more…

‎ The CoriolisMaster series offer some unique and practical advantages to customers in the oil and gas industry. Their compact design saves unnecessary on-site handling and installation costs and the easy to use Human Machine Interface (HMI) ensures savings on training and commissioning costs. Read more…

Apollo continues to grow in 2017 with the opening of a new office in Doha, Qatar.  Having already outgrown and subsequently expanded office space in Aberdeen, the new Middle East office has opened to leverage on the already successful work carried out in the region. Read more…

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 the oil and gas, renewables and industrial sectors. Read more…

Interocean Marine Services Limited of the UK has been awarded a contract by Azinor Catalyst to provide an integrated package of Rig Move, Mooring and Positioning Services and is currently supporting a drilling programme on board Ocean Guardian in the North Sea. Read more…

Hurricane Energy have confirmed its had final investment decision (FID) on its early production system (EPS) for the Lancaster field. Read more…

Emerson is launching the DeltaV™ PK Controller, making the advanced automation of its DeltaV distributed control system (DCS) available to fast-growth industries traditionally less reliant on large-scale automation. DeltaV™ PK Controller simplifies capital projects, readies organisations for operational benefits of IIoT. Read more…

Sparrows Group is celebrating after winning the Apprentice Award at the prestigious 2017 Press and Journal Gold Awards. Read more…

Petrofac and NHS to address emergency preparedness

Petrofac’s Training Services business has partnered with NHS Grampian to deliver the UK’s first training course for appointed Hospital Liaison Representatives. The half-day course is specifically created for oil and gas company representatives who play a vital role in the event of a colleague being injured at work and then hospitalised. Read more…

Emerson agrees to acquire Paradigm

Emerson has agreed to acquire Paradigm®, a leading provider of software solutions for the oil and gas industry, for a purchase price of $510 million, reflecting a multiple of 13 times expected 2017 EBITDA. Paradigm, joined with Emerson’s existing Roxar software business, creates a best-in-class, end-to-end Exploration & Production (E&P) software portfolio with offerings spanning seismic processing and interpretation to production modeling. Paradigm’s technology offerings will enable Emerson to better help oil and gas operators increase efficiency, reduce costs and improve return on investment. Read more…

Local Aberdeen business becomes part of DEKRA

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NEL makes further investment in high capacity wet gas test facility

NEL has invested £200,000 in further development of its Glasgow-based Wet Gas Flow Testing Facility, as part of a continual programme to deliver industry-leading test facilities. Read more…

Statoil oil discovery in Verbier sidetrack on UK continental shelf

Statoil and partners have made an oil discovery in the Verbier sidetrack well in the outer Moray Firth on the UK Continental Shelf, proving a minimum of 25 million recoverable barrels of oil in the immediate vicinity of the wellbore. The preliminary results suggest the discovery could range anywhere between 25 and 130 million barrels of oil. Read more…

Ampelmann provides increased operational efficiencies with E100 development

Ampelmann, the global leader in offshore access solutions, has enhanced its existing E1000 gangway transfer system to speed up conversion of its gangway from personnel to cargo mode from at least ten minutes to less than one minute, providing greater operational efficiencies. Read more…

Exceed creates 20 jobs with major North Sea contract

Aberdeen-headquartered Exceed has announced it will create 20 jobs, having been awarded a contract by Alpha Petroleum Resources Limited for its forthcoming Cheviot Field development campaign. Alpha Petroleum is an upstream oil and gas operator focused on the UK sector of the North Sea and backed by private equity firm Petroleum Equity. Read more…

Global Energy Group invest in industry first technology system

Global Energy Group has further strengthened its leading position in the sector by investing in the latest technology for carrying out dimensional control surveys. Last month, the UK’s first commercially available Lieca BLK360 arrived at Global Energy Group’s Aberdeen office and has since been piloted on a number of projects where its efficiencies have been successfully tracked. Read more…

Texo Drone Survey and Inspection deploys world’s first UT integrated UAV system

Texo Drone Survey and Inspection (UKCS), the dedicated Oil & Gas services division of Texo DSI – owner-operator of the world’s most comprehensive and dynamic fleet of unmanned aerial vehicles is pleased to announce the deployment of the world’s first UT (Ultrasonic Thickness Testing) integrated UAV system. Read more…

Bibby Offshore continues North Sea success with triple contract win

Bibby Offshore has successfully completed three further contracts from global oil and gas operator, Apache North Sea. The multimillion pound contracts utilised Bibby Offshore’s diving support vessels, Bibby Polaris and Bibby Topaz, and its construction support vessel, Olympic Ares. Read more…

Petrofac awarded training contract for major North Sea development

Petrofac has secured a training management services contract from Maersk Oil in relation to the North Sea High Pressure High Temperature development, Culzean. The two-year agreement, with a further one year option to extend, was awarded following competitive tender. Under the contract, Petrofac will deliver training across a wide range of subjects, including HSE, survival, fire and marine, whilst also managing and coordinating all third-party training requirements. Read more…

Interocean completes subsea LBL positioning and metrology campaign

Interocean’s Survey and Positioning Division recently completed a subsea LBL based positioning and metrology campaign for Marteam and Noble Energy. An essay on the project has now been published in the Journal of Ocean Technology. Read more…

Total in talks with Google as energy sector turns to AI

Total is in talks with tech giants Google and Microsoft to help develop bespoke artificial intelligence (AI) in the energy sector’s race to tap digital technologies. Engineers at Total are currently working alongside top software developers to explore how complex algorithms could be applied to its work in oil and gas. Read more…

ABB introduces new MID/OIML R117 certified coriolis flowmeter for custody transfer applications in oil & gas

‎ The CoriolisMaster series offer some unique and practical advantages to customers in the oil and gas industry. Their compact design saves unnecessary on-site handling and installation costs and the easy to use Human Machine Interface (HMI) ensures savings on training and commissioning costs. Read more…

Apollo takes off in new markets with opening of office in Doha, Qatar

Apollo continues to grow in 2017 with the opening of a new office in Doha, Qatar.  Having already outgrown and subsequently expanded office space in Aberdeen, the new Middle East office has opened to leverage on the already successful work carried out in the region. Read more…

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 the oil and gas, renewables and industrial sectors. Read more…

Interocean secures contract for rig move, mooring and positioning services

Interocean Marine Services Limited of the UK has been awarded a contract by Azinor Catalyst to provide an integrated package of Rig Move, Mooring and Positioning Services and is currently supporting a drilling programme on board Ocean Guardian in the North Sea. Read more…

Hurricane Energy move towards first oil

Hurricane Energy have confirmed its had final investment decision (FID) on its early production system (EPS) for the Lancaster field. Read more…

Emerson launches industry-first controller designed for automation versatility and IIoT-enabled operations

Emerson is launching the DeltaV™ PK Controller, making the advanced automation of its DeltaV distributed control system (DCS) available to fast-growth industries traditionally less reliant on large-scale automation. DeltaV™ PK Controller simplifies capital projects, readies organisations for operational benefits of IIoT. Read more…

Sparrows Group strikes gold at prestigious awards

Sparrows Group is celebrating after winning the Apprentice Award at the prestigious 2017 Press and Journal Gold Awards. Read more…

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