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Safety, training and competency organisation, RelyOn Nutec, and engineering and maintenance services provider Sparrows Group have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to roll out specialist training across the world. The global strategic partnership paves the way for RelyOn Nutec to launch Sparrows’ 100+ crane and lifting operation training courses across its worldwide training centres,...
Wednesday 24 February , 2021
Operator Neptune Energy and its partners Wintershall Dea, Petoro and OKEA have announced that production has started from the Gjøa P1 development in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea. Gjøa P1 has been developed via a new subsea template, tied back to existing infrastructure on the Gjøa field. It is a two-well development with one oil and one gas producer. As planned, the gas well came on...
Tuesday 23 February , 2021
Aberdeenshire-headquartered process safety firm, Salus Technical, has teamed up with the University of Edinburgh to provide the next generation of engineers the opportunity to work with real-life industry software. Salus Technical MD and founder, David Jamieson, offered the company’s new risk assessment software solution – Bowtie Master - free-of-charge to university students of degrees rel...
Monday 22 February , 2021
Independent energy expert and assurance provider DNV GL has been awarded a three-year contract by Total E&P UK Ltd to provide multiple services across the full portfolio of the international operator’s oil and gas assets in the UK North Sea. DNV GL will provide core services such as verification, classification and flag, risk advisory services and major accident hazard awareness training....
Monday 22 February , 2021
3t Energy Group has exchanged contracts with Petrofac on a major transformational acquisition for the purchase of its UK training centres. The purchase includes Petrofac’s Survival and Marine, Health and Safety, Fire, and Major Emergency Management capability and facilities in Scotland. The value of the acquisition is undisclosed. The purchase adds marine training and further major emergency ...
Friday 19 February , 2021
The leading representative body for the UK oil and gas industry, OGUK, has announced that tickets are now live for its first-ever wholly digital Health, Safety & Environment Conference. As we follow on from the tumultuous events of 2020, this year‘s conference asks the question, ‘Where next for our industry?’ The event, titled <em>‘Looking back to move forward – where next for HSE...
Thursday 18 February , 2021
Repsol Sinopec Resources UK Limited has formed an innovative partnership with energy service providers TechnipFMC and Petrofac, creating an industry alliance which seeks to maximise the recovery of oil and gas from the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS). The partnership will offer the owners of oil and gas discoveries near Repsol Sinopec’s existing North Sea infrastructure hubs an integrated, techni...
Tuesday 16 February , 2021
TÜV SÜD National Engineering Laboratory has launched a data analytics service to help oil and gas operators minimise flow meter downtime and maintenance, significantly lowering operating costs. The total cost of calibrating an offshore flow meter is estimated to be in the region of US$50,000 or more, once all costs incurred are accounted for. Traditionally, irrespective of whether a flow mete...
Tuesday 16 February , 2021
Apollo, a front end and through-life engineering and technology consultancy and Asystom, a specialist in universal smart monitoring for predictive maintenance, have announced a formal alliance to provide customers with an integrated asset management solution. Apollo KnowHow is an industry-agnostic data management solution that helps clients manage their asset integrity efficiently from anomalie...
Friday 12 February , 2021
Commenting on Shell's pledge made today (11 February) to accelerate the drive for net-zero emissions, OGUK Sustainability Director Mike Tholen said: “It is an exciting time for the country’s oil and gas industry as we see companies including Shell demonstrate how our sector is transforming to meet the clean energy challenge, putting their expertise to work, as other companies are also doing...
Thursday 11 February , 2021
Global integrated materials and logistics management company, ASCO, has started 2021 with the announcement of two vessel monitoring contracts in West Africa, worth in the region of US$3.5 million. Contracts include provision of ASCO’s fully managed vessel monitoring service for collision risk management, along with an entire field monitoring solution inclusive of design, procurement, installa...
Monday 8 February , 2021
An Aberdeen-based provider of data analytics and predictive technology solutions has entered into a long-term collaboration with North-Sea oil and gas operator, Dana Petroleum. Having worked with OPEX Group previously, Dana has now entered into a three-year contract with two one-year options. As Dana’s data-analytics partner, OPEX Group will be applying its X-PAS analytics platform across the...
Friday 5 February , 2021
5 February 2021 The leading representative body for the UK oil and gas industry has today announced the appointment of a new co-chair to its board, as the sector focuses on the industry’s recovery whilst meeting net-zero targets for 2021. Arne Gürtner, Senior Vice President UK & Ireland Offshore at Equinor has now assumed this role bringing with him a wealth of industry experience. In...
Friday 5 February , 2021
Independent oil and gas production and development company EnQuest has signed an agreement with Suncor Energy UK Limited to purchase Suncor’s entire 26.69% non-operated equity interest in the Golden Eagle area, for an initial consideration of US$325 million. The area comprises the producing Golden Eagle, Peregrine and Solitaire fields, and will see the company add immediate incremental produc...
Friday 5 February , 2021
Talented energy entrepreneurs have the chance to benefit from a share of £11 million government funding to turn their ideas into real products and services whilst eliminating carbon emissions. Energy Minister Anne-Marie Trevelyan announced the latest round of the Energy Entrepreneurs Fund (EEF), which seeks to drive forward new clean technologies across all sectors of UK industry, supporting t...
Thursday 4 February , 2021
Oilfield technology group ChampionX has appointed Mohammed Al-Khalifa to the newly created role of general manager of Saudi Arabia to spearhead the region for further growth in 2021. Mr Al-Khalifa brings more than 18 years’ oil and gas experience to the business, most recently holding the title of director business development & commercial at Wood plc, as well as prior senior roles across...
Tuesday 2 February , 2021
Full-service unmanned aviation company, Flylogix, has entered into a strategic partnership with Oil Spill Response Ltd, to develop enhanced response techniques using long-range unmanned aerial systems (UAS). The two-year development agreement will explore the benefits of using long-range UAS – operating beyond visual line-of-sight (BVLOS) – for spill identification, quantification and monit...
Tuesday 2 February , 2021
AGR has announced its well management business unit has entered into a strategic framework agreement for decarbonisation exploration with UK-based dCarbonX to support the development of GeoEnergy resources. This includes carbon capture, use and storage (CCUS) and geothermal and hydrogen storage covering dCarbonX’s planned operated projects in the UK and Ireland. AGR is a leading well engineer...
Tuesday 2 February , 2021
Following the publication today (1 February) of Greenpeace's Unearthed unit's report looking into emissions from venting and flaring on the UKCS, OGUK's emissions improvement manager, Louise O’Hara Murray said: “We know that there is more work to be done and we’re already in action to ramp up our response as an industry. As one of the first industrial sectors to set out our roadmap to net...
Monday 1 February , 2021
Enhancing collaborative culture within the offshore oil and gas industry is not only key to maximising the potential of its existing world class supply chain but could also unlock future activity in the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) and be key to delivering a successful Net-Zero future. Improving commercial models which support cost reduction whilst incentivising the supply chain could re-energis...
Thursday 28 January , 2021