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Ministers from the UK and Scottish Governments and a leading strategist on sustainability and climate change are revealed as the final trio of speakers to join an impressive line-up for <em>OGUK’s 2019 Industry Conference</em> taking place this week from 4-5 June. Scottish Government Cabinet Secretary Michael Matheson MSP will give a speech to delegates on the morning of the first day of con...
Monday 3 June , 2019
Oil & Gas UK today (Thursday, May 30) welcomed the news that Israel-headquartered firm Delek Group has acquired Chevron’s North Sea assets in a $2billion (£1.5billion) deal.   The sale, which will see 10 additional fields added to the firm’s UK portfolio, was agreed through Delek’s wholly-owned subsidiary Ithaca Energy. The deal adds around 235 million boe in proven and proba...
Thursday 30 May , 2019
Ithaca Energy has confirmed it is to acquire Chevron North Sea Limited for $2 billion, adding a further ten producing field interests to its existing portfolio. Ithaca, a subsidiary of Israel-based Delek Group, will grow its portfolio to total 18 producing field interests and is now forecast to deliver pro-forma 2019 production of approximately 80,000 boepd at an operating cost of approximately...
Thursday 30 May , 2019
Aberdeen Marine Surveyors (AMS Global Group) has entered into an agreement to form a joint company with Norway-based BoatLabs to share dynamic positioning (DP) and offshore marine services. BoatLabs AMS, a 50/50 venture, will operate in both Norway and the UK, and will see the companies share financial and technological resources. AMS says it has accrued an excellent track record with both oil ...
Wednesday 29 May , 2019
[caption id="attachment_40471" align="aligncenter" width="1024"]<img class="wp-image-40471 size-large" src="https://oilandgasuk.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/Jennifer-Craw-2-1024x819.jpg" alt="" width="1024" height="819" /> Jennifer Craw, chief executive of ONE, who is chairing the diversity and inclusion session.[/caption]   Championing the UK oil and gas sector as a diverse and inc...
Wednesday 29 May , 2019
Petrofac’s Engineering and Production Services (EPS) business has been awarded two operations and maintenance (O&M) contract extensions with an approximate combined value of $32 million. Petrofac secured a 12-month renewal from Total E&P UK for the supply of O&M support to its Alwyn and Dunbar platforms in the northern North Sea – a role it has held for 14 years. The company has...
Tuesday 28 May , 2019
Part of the Petrofac Group, Petrofac Training Services has been delivering training and setting industry standards for over three decades. Over a million people in the UK have enrolled in the company’s wide range of offshore and onshore training. Its highly experienced trainers deliver courses to 26,000 delegates in Scotland every year and have helped to set the standards for offshore and ons...
Friday 24 May , 2019
AIS Training delivers world-class specialist training for the offshore oil and gas, wind energy and industrial sectors to thousands of delegates each year. From state-of-the-art industrial training facilities throughout the UK, it offers a comprehensive portfolio of mandatory and optional skills, competency and safety courses endorsed by the world’s leading trade associations including IRATA,...
Friday 24 May , 2019
OPITO is a not-for-profit, industry-owned organisation which works with employers and employee groups to set and monitor training and competence standards for the global offshore oil and gas industry. OPITO works in partnership with approved training providers to ensure that the delivery of key safety and emergency training meets the required industry standards and maintains a database of perso...
Friday 24 May , 2019
The International Safety Training College currently operates two leading centres in Malta and Libya which provide consultancy and training to the highest professional standards in fire fighting, emergency response, disaster management, offshore and marine survival, fire safety, health & safety and first aid. ISTC is Malta’s pre-eminent training centre focusing upon emergency response, disast...
Friday 24 May , 2019
The Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB) is the statutory skills body for the Engineering Construction Industry (ECI) in Great Britain. A non-departmental public body (NDPB) sponsored by the Department for Education (DfE), the ECITB works with employers to attract, develop and qualify the engineering construction workforce in a wide range of craft, technical and professional di...
Friday 24 May , 2019
Clyde Training Solutions (CTS) is a custom-built training centre on the banks of the River Clyde in Clydebank, with the award of becoming an OPITO approved training centre in late December 2016. We are currently the only centre in central Scotland certified to provide Marine, Offshore and Renewables Safety Training. Recently we obtained approval to run the OPITO HOIT – Helicopter Operations I...
Friday 24 May , 2019
Maersk Training shows organisations, crews and individuals in the Oil & Gas, Maritime and Wind industry how to improve safety and operational performance, in offshore and maritime operations. We always train as close to real life as possible, teaching you how to handle challenging situations. Maersk Training covers a wide field of offshore industries and training needs, targeting each field...
Friday 24 May , 2019
Teekay Corporation has entered into an agreement with a subsidiary of Canadian Natural Resources (CNR) to extend employment of the Petrojarl Banff FPSO unit on the Banff field. The extension covers a period of one year to the end of August 2020, at substantially similar terms to the current contract, and includes an upside component linked to oil prices and oil and gas production. <a href="http...
Friday 24 May , 2019
<strong>Problem Statement   </strong> <a href="https://oilandgasuk.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/Iron-Ocean-Colaboration-with-OGIC.pdf"><img class="alignnone size-medium wp-image-40261 alignright" src="https://oilandgasuk.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/Slide1-300x225.jpg" alt="" width="300" height="225" /></a> Globally there are 370,000 deaths annually due to unplanned immersions into...
Thursday 23 May , 2019
Industry’s focus on improving its competitiveness and playing its part in the move towards a new and lower carbon energy mix forms the core of OGUK’s 2019 annual conference on June 4-5, focusing on ‘An Industry in Transition’. The programme for the event supported by principal sponsor, Total E&P UK Limited, at Aberdeen’s Exhibition and Conference Centre, features a diverse line-up...
Wednesday 22 May , 2019
International energy logistics company Peterson has doubled its marine gasoil (MGO) capacity in Aberdeen, with a £3 million investment in a new tank. With a capacity of 4,000 cubic metres, almost the equivalent of two Olympic swimming pools, it is one of the largest and newest in Aberdeen. The location at Torry Marine Base, core quayside for a number of operators, means they now have easy acce...
Wednesday 22 May , 2019
Phusion IM has established a partnership with global IT solutions specialist, Sword, to deliver services enabling the energy and engineering sectors to better use data to drive safety and efficiencies. The collaboration will see the deployment of a cloud-based Master Data Model - a single data model to structure and store critical information – which can then be connected to a variety of clie...
Tuesday 21 May , 2019
Zennor Petroleum has reported the successful completion of drilling and testing operations at its Finlaggan development, where it is targeting 30 million boe of gas condensate reserves from two subsea production wells. Production wells F1 and F2 each flowed more than 12,000 boepd, and at significantly higher than flowing well head pressures. The conclusion of these offshore works represents a k...
Tuesday 21 May , 2019
DEKRA Organisational Reliability has published a case study on how it succeeded in developing company cultural change through leadership training at an international energy and services company. DEKRA was brought in to undertake a Culture of Care Diagnostic to develop leadership at the company’s sites and raise performance on the Culture of Care Maturity Ladder model. Through coaching support...
Monday 20 May , 2019