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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…

Apollo, the Aberdeen headquartered, engineering and project service provider, has been backed by the Oil & Gas Technology Centre to introduce technology that will help unlock the potential of the North Sea.  Read more…

A joint industry collaboration, led by ABB, has developed a safety case guidance targeting the decommissioning and dismantling of platforms. Technical exchanges during the JIP allowed offshore operators to share ideas and learn from each other as they prepare to decommission their platforms. The resulting document offers guidance to duty holders in maintaining compliance with the Safety Case Regulations (SCR2015) during End of Life, decommissioning and dismantling. Read more…

Babcock is working with Centrica Storage Limited to plan for decommissioning of the Rough 47/8A platforms and infrastructure in the southern North Sea.  Read more…

Dust explosion incidents are immediate releases of small particles (i.e. chemicals, metal dusts) in large volumes. Such incidents can have devastating effects both in terms of harm to people and the facilities involved. DNV GL and Gexcon have therefore joined together to seek partners in a collaborative project to investigate dust explosions at a larger scale and produce new guidelines for industry on how best to mitigate these events. Read more…

DNV GL is launching a globally applicable recommended practice, Cyber security in the oil and gas industry based on IEC 62443, addressing how oil and gas operators, together with system integrators and vendors, can manage the emerging cyber threat. The recommended practice is the result of a nearly two-year-long joint industry project together with partners Shell Norge AS, Statoil, Woodside, Lundin Norway, Siemens, Honeywell, ABB, Emerson and Kongsberg Maritime. Read more…

Petrofac is set to showcase how its approach to performance consulting helps companies take a holistic approach to tackling factors affecting the performance and integrity of oil and gas facilities. Read more…

NEL has commenced the build of its £16million Centre of Excellence (CoE) for subsea development. The new high pressure multiphase flow test facility will have the largest test range in the world, positioning Scotland as a world leader in multiphase flow measurement. Read more…

Expro has secured a five-year master services agreement with Repsol Sinopec for well services across its UK North Sea assets.The contract is valued at $8million/£5million for the first calendar year, which will be reviewed on an annual basis – including options to extend beyond the initial term. Read more…

Bibby Offshore continues to strengthen its North Sea presence through successful completion of two further contracts with oil and gas majors, Perenco and Endeavour Energy UK. Read more…

This month marks 20 years since Petrofac pioneered its outsourced Duty Holder model – a milestone which will be celebrated the SPE Offshore Europe Conference and Exhibition in Aberdeen (5-8 September 2017). Read more…

epresentatives of the offshore oil and gas industry, government agencies, port users and stakeholders will be given an on-the-spot insight into operations and opportunities at the expanded deep-water Dales Voe Base at Lerwick, Shetland on Tuesday 29 August. Speakers will include Gunther Newcombe, Director of Operations, Oil and Gas Authority, Audrey MacIver, Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) Director of Energy and Low Carbon, and Deirdre Michie, Oil & Gas UK Chief Executive. Hosts Ronnie Gair, Sandra Laurenson and Calum Grains, Chairman, Chief Executive and Harbourmaster & Deputy Chief Executive, respectively, of Lerwick Port Authority, will also speak. Read more…

InterMoor has been awarded a service contract with Subsea 7 to provide mooring and tow services for BP’s new Mad Dog 2 project. 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…

Apollo and Oil & Gas Technology Centre partner on data management project

Apollo, the Aberdeen headquartered, engineering and project service provider, has been backed by the Oil & Gas Technology Centre to introduce technology that will help unlock the potential of the North Sea.  Read more…

ABB releases new safety case decommissioning guidance

A joint industry collaboration, led by ABB, has developed a safety case guidance targeting the decommissioning and dismantling of platforms. Technical exchanges during the JIP allowed offshore operators to share ideas and learn from each other as they prepare to decommission their platforms. The resulting document offers guidance to duty holders in maintaining compliance with the Safety Case Regulations (SCR2015) during End of Life, decommissioning and dismantling. Read more…

Babcock secures oil and gas decommissioning contract

Babcock is working with Centrica Storage Limited to plan for decommissioning of the Rough 47/8A platforms and infrastructure in the southern North Sea.  Read more…

Large-scale dust explosion research underway by DNV GL and Gexcon

Dust explosion incidents are immediate releases of small particles (i.e. chemicals, metal dusts) in large volumes. Such incidents can have devastating effects both in terms of harm to people and the facilities involved. DNV GL and Gexcon have therefore joined together to seek partners in a collaborative project to investigate dust explosions at a larger scale and produce new guidelines for industry on how best to mitigate these events. Read more…

Industry collaboration delivers recommended practice on how to fight cyber threats

DNV GL is launching a globally applicable recommended practice, Cyber security in the oil and gas industry based on IEC 62443, addressing how oil and gas operators, together with system integrators and vendors, can manage the emerging cyber threat. The recommended practice is the result of a nearly two-year-long joint industry project together with partners Shell Norge AS, Statoil, Woodside, Lundin Norway, Siemens, Honeywell, ABB, Emerson and Kongsberg Maritime. Read more…

Petrofac set to help industry tackle the ‘known unknowns’

Petrofac is set to showcase how its approach to performance consulting helps companies take a holistic approach to tackling factors affecting the performance and integrity of oil and gas facilities. Read more…

NEL starts build of £16million subsea development centre

NEL has commenced the build of its £16million Centre of Excellence (CoE) for subsea development. The new high pressure multiphase flow test facility will have the largest test range in the world, positioning Scotland as a world leader in multiphase flow measurement. Read more…

Expro secures multi-million dollar well services contract with Repsol Sinopec

Expro has secured a five-year master services agreement with Repsol Sinopec for well services across its UK North Sea assets.The contract is valued at $8million/£5million for the first calendar year, which will be reviewed on an annual basis – including options to extend beyond the initial term. Read more…

Bibby Offshore bolsters North Sea presence with multiple contract wins

Bibby Offshore continues to strengthen its North Sea presence through successful completion of two further contracts with oil and gas majors, Perenco and Endeavour Energy UK. Read more…

Petrofac celebrates duty holder milestone

This month marks 20 years since Petrofac pioneered its outsourced Duty Holder model – a milestone which will be celebrated the SPE Offshore Europe Conference and Exhibition in Aberdeen (5-8 September 2017). Read more…

New opportunities for the oil industry at Lerwick Harbour

epresentatives of the offshore oil and gas industry, government agencies, port users and stakeholders will be given an on-the-spot insight into operations and opportunities at the expanded deep-water Dales Voe Base at Lerwick, Shetland on Tuesday 29 August. Speakers will include Gunther Newcombe, Director of Operations, Oil and Gas Authority, Audrey MacIver, Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) Director of Energy and Low Carbon, and Deirdre Michie, Oil & Gas UK Chief Executive. Hosts Ronnie Gair, Sandra Laurenson and Calum Grains, Chairman, Chief Executive and Harbourmaster & Deputy Chief Executive, respectively, of Lerwick Port Authority, will also speak. Read more…

InterMoor wins contract on Mad Dog Phase 2 project

InterMoor has been awarded a service contract with Subsea 7 to provide mooring and tow services for BP’s new Mad Dog 2 project. Read more…

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