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Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG) has grown its membership over the past 12 months, with sign-ups coming from leading companies within the renewables sector, renowned industry bodies and energy companies who are placing an increased focus on clean energy. Among the 40 new sign-ups are Montrose Port Authority, a leading service hub for the North Sea energy sector, OGUK, the not-for-profit r...
Thursday 22 October , 2020
Archer has secured a two-year contract extension with a major North Sea operator for the provision of platform drilling operations and maintenance services on seven UK North Sea installations. The extension will commence 1 November 2020 in direct continuation of the current contract. Over the next two years Archer will continue to deliver platform rig drilling operations, maintenance and interv...
Thursday 22 October , 2020
<strong>Costain supports hydrogen feasibility project</strong> Smart infrastructure solutions company Costain, in collaboration with UK gas networks, has produced a feasibility study that will contribute to the ongoing assessments of the ability to use the existing UK gas transmission and distribution networks to transport hydrogen. The project is the first to bring together all the gas dist...
Wednesday 21 October , 2020
Decommissioning takes on a new global dimension as OGUK launches its first ever virtual conference to provide delegates with a dynamic, international and interactive online experience. Taking place from November 24-25, the event goes beyond the confines of traditional conferences to provide a digital platform with potentially global reach enabling participants to drive new conversations about d...
Tuesday 20 October , 2020
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Thursday 15 October , 2020
RGU’s online short courses cover a range of subjects focussing on strengthening businesses and providing skills development opportunities in response to the current climate. More courses are being added to keep up with the changing environment: <a href="https://www.rgu.ac.uk/upskill">https://www.rgu.ac.uk/upskill</a>...
Thursday 15 October , 2020
Energy industry training provider, Petrofac, has become the first company globally to be approved by OPITO to deliver its ‘Emergency Coordinator for Renewable Energy (Wind Sector)’ course. The move comes after energy industry skills body OPITO announced the launch of a new suite of safety and technical training standards, and qualifications, aimed specifically at the renewable energy indust...
Wednesday 14 October , 2020
Neptune Energy is to adopt Halliburton’s DecisionSpace 365 well construction suite of cloud applications to consolidate all global drilling and wells activities, improve efficiency and reduce non-productive time. The three-year agreement – part of Neptune’s digital subsurface programme – will create a platform for Neptune’s digital well program, and lead to potential annual savings of...
Tuesday 13 October , 2020
Xodus Group and BW Research Partnership will conduct a research project to assess the local and regional supply chain in support of the growing offshore wind industry in and around Massachusetts, USA. Working on behalf of the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC), Xodus and BW Research, in coordination with Greentree Consulting and the Massachusetts Manufacturing Extension Partnership, wi...
Monday 12 October , 2020
Apollo Offshore Engineering has hit a milestone in its renewable energy timeline, securing an award for the 100th project issued by Bombora. Project 100 is in support of Bombora’s innovative megawatt-scale wave energy conversion device, mWave. Bombora had previously developed a fixed bottom seabed solution with Apollo’s assistance, nearly 500 tonnes of structure supporting a comparable weig...
Monday 12 October , 2020
The Calgary office of Add Energy’s asset integrity and management (AIM) division has secured almost US$2.9 million worth of new business contracts within six months of launching. The team, based in Suncor Energy’s building in downtown Calgary, has announced new contracts with three oil and gas companies to deliver inventory management optimization solutions, physical data capture and verifi...
Friday 9 October , 2020
Controls technology company Proserv Controls has penned a strategic alliance with power system monitoring leader Synaptec to develop a cutting-edge integrated holistic cable monitoring system, which will reduce downtime, improve safety and lower operating costs at offshore wind farms. The partnership aims to move both companies forward in several energy markets, including offshore wind and upst...
Thursday 8 October , 2020
UK-based independent Bridge Petroleum has appointed well engineering and project management specialist Fraser Well Management (FWM) to operate the suspended appraisal well in the Galapagos field in the northern North Sea. FWM launched its new turnkey well operatorship division earlier this year, providing end-to-end well operator support for the entire lifecycle of oil and gas wells. The Bridge...
Thursday 8 October , 2020
<strong>EnQuest and ORE Catapult join AFBE-UK Scotland </strong> AFBE-UK Scotland, a social enterprise which promotes diversity and inclusion, has announced that EnQuest and the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult have signed up as new corporate partners. Aberdeen-based AFBE-UK Scotland encourages all young people, particularly those of black and minority ethnic (BME) origin, to conside...
Wednesday 7 October , 2020
<span style="font-size: 12.0pt;font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif">Following the news of the merger of Chrysaor with Premier Oil today, OGUK’s chief executive Deirdre Michie, said:</span> <span style="font-size: 12.0pt;font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif">“Chrysaor and Premier Oil are great stewards, contributors and champions of this industry so this investment is encouraging news for the UK Cont...
Tuesday 6 October , 2020
<span style="font-size: 12.0pt;font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif">The leading representative body for the UK’s offshore oil and gas industry has welcomed Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s wind power plan today as a positive shot to the arm for its struggling supply chain.</span> <span style="font-size: 12.0pt;font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif">The plan will include £160 million of funding made av...
Tuesday 6 October , 2020
Drilling a well on a simulator before the real project in the Norwegian North Sea begins has proved so successful for oil and gas exploration company, Wellesley Petroleum, it is now looking to roll out the initiative across other well projects. Wellesley commissioned a mobile ‘On-the-Rig’ (OTR) drilling simulator, which is designed and manufactured by advanced simulator developer Drilling S...
Tuesday 6 October , 2020
Neptune Energy has announced the appointment of Pierre Girard to the newly created role of Director of New Energy. The company announced the formation of a New Energy team in August to scale partnerships and investments in low carbon technologies, particularly hydrogen, CCS and electrification. Pierre is currently Director of Commercial and Joint Ventures, UK, and previously held the role of In...
Tuesday 6 October , 2020
DEKRA has announced the merger of its UK process safety consulting, testing, and advisory firm Chilworth Technology Ltd (trading as DEKRA Process Safety) with its UK behavioural change consultancy DEKRA Organisational Reliability, to form DEKRA Organisational and Process Safety (DO&PS) from 1 October 2020. The new organisation is now a one-stop shop for high hazard process industries - from...
Friday 2 October , 2020
Drilling Systems’ Clive Battisby has been announced as the new UK Branch Chair of the International Well Control Forum (IWCF). Clive previously held the position of Vice Chair from 2017 and has worked to serve the interests of the global oilfield community. After an election process amongst the UK Branch members, he was elected to serve as Chair for the next three years. Clive Battisby, who i...
Wednesday 30 September , 2020