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Ancala Midstream Acquisitions has secured a life-of-field contract to process the gas sourced from the Finlaggan field, owned by Zennor Pathway. The gas will be processed through Ancala Midstream’s Scottish Area Gas Evacuation (SAGE) terminal in St. Fergus, north east Scotland. Ancala says that the multi-million-pound contract will help ensure the SAGE system remains a competitive option for ...
Thursday 5 September , 2019
Serica Energy has become the first operator to digitise safety in the North Sea after signing a deal to adopt the Restrata Platform – technology which enables real-time monitoring of people and assets around the world. The Restrata Platform allows operators to safeguard the operational safety of their employees and to quickly locate them in an emergency situation, as well as providing support...
Wednesday 4 September , 2019
Drilling waste management company TWMA has secured new contracts worth £20 million in the North Sea during the first eight months of 2019. The contracts, with major North Sea operators, will see TWMA provide offshore processing of drilling waste using its innovative TCC RotoMill® technology, which allows drill cuttings to be recycled back into the active mud system on site, resulting in signi...
Wednesday 4 September , 2019
The UK’s offshore oil and gas industry has outlined its contribution to the UK and Scottish Government net-zero ambitions as part of an ambitious blueprint showing what the sector could look like in future. <a href="https://vimeo.com/357584801"><strong>Roadmap to 2035: A Blueprint for net-zero </strong></a>sets out five key themes requiring industry, government and regulator action to ensure ...
Wednesday 4 September , 2019
Procurement specialist Craig International is launching a sustainable approach to sourcing and supplying oilfield products and services with the aim of reducing the industry’s carbon footprint. Ecobuy, launched at Offshore Europe 2019, will offer customers the option to buy more environmentally friendly and less wasteful products, as well as limiting the number of journeys by vehicles and ves...
Tuesday 3 September , 2019
READ Cased Hole’s ANSA Data Analytics business has unveiled its new brand identity during the 2019 SPE Offshore Europe Conference & Exhibition in Aberdeen. Over the last 30 years, ANSA has been delivering data analysis services covering well integrity, production logging and reservoir evaluation to oil and gas customers all around the world. Its teams in Aberdeen, Houston and Doha provide...
Tuesday 3 September , 2019
NHV Group has secured a new long-term contract to provide helicopter services for oilfield services group Petrofac. Under the new four-year agreement, four crew change flights per week will depart from NHV’s base in Aberdeen to the FPF1 floating production facility using Airbus Super Medium type H175 helicopters. NHV began operating out of Aberdeen at the beginning of 2016 and announced the o...
Monday 2 September , 2019
Safehouse, world leaders in the provision of technology-led products and services engineered to protect people working in hazardous environments, announce the introduction of its new SAFEHOUSE Habitat System. The new system is the successor to Safehouse's Gas Sensing Module (GSM) and ancillary equipment. It has been designed from the ground up and adds significant improvements to the functional...
Monday 2 September , 2019
Siccar Point Energy has awarded an exclusive Front-End Engineering and Design (FEED) contract to Sembcorp Marine Rigs & Floaters for the design of a Sevan cylindrical FPSO for its Cambo field development. Located 125km northwest of the Shetland Islands and in a water depth of 1,100m, the Cambo field was discovered in 2002 and a final successful appraisal well was drilled and flow-tested by ...
Friday 30 August , 2019
Safety champions of the North Sea have been recognised at the 2019 Offshore Safety Awards in Aberdeen today. The annual awards ceremony, jointly organised by OGUK and Step Change in Safety and sponsored by TOTAL, celebrates the outstanding individuals and companies going above and beyond to improve safety across offshore operations on the UK Continental Shelf. Finalists were considered for s...
Thursday 29 August , 2019
Brexit, the growing prominence of private equity investors in the North Sea and decommissioning under scrutiny are among key themes at OGUK’s 2019 legal conference taking place on September 12 at Ardoe House Hotel, Aberdeen. Offering in-house and private practice lawyers of all levels a deeper awareness of industry’s key issues, the full day event (followed by dinner at the hotel) also prom...
Thursday 29 August , 2019
Aberdeen-headquartered logistics and materials management company ASCO has completed a collaboration with Equinor, providing a unique digital solution for materials management practice. Developed in collaboration with Equinor, ASCO's ‘iLMS Track and Trace’ solution will facilitate a move away from the traditional energy supply chain model in favour of a modern retail model that provides ful...
Thursday 29 August , 2019
Safety training and competence management group RelyOn Nutec has secured a three-year training management service agreement with subsea solutions firm Rever Offshore. RelyOn Nutec’s Training Management Service (TMS) will manage the training matrix and associated resources for Rever, with an option to increase the agreement for a further two years to 2024. The TMS service, a division that supp...
Wednesday 28 August , 2019
Total employment supported by the UK offshore oil and gas sector is now back in line with industry’s long-term trend, according to new research published today by the leading representative body for the industry.   OGUK’s 2019 Workforce Report, which provides insight into the employment landscape across the UK oil and gas sector, anticipates that the sector will support around 269,0...
Tuesday 27 August , 2019
Petrofac has been awarded a well decommissioning contract with Hess Limited for well operator and well engineering services at four wells in the Rubie and Renee fields. The wells, located 200 km north east of Aberdeen, were previously shut-in as part of an earlier phase of work but will now be fully decommissioned. Petrofac will be responsible for detailed planning, direct procurement and manag...
Tuesday 27 August , 2019
Rig operator Valaris has announced new contracts and contract extensions, covering operations in Mexico, Norway, Trinidad and the North Sea. Amongst the agreements reported in the 26 August trading update is a contract extension for the VALARIS JU-247 (Rowan Gorilla V) in the North Sea, which Total has extended by eight months from March 2020 to November 2020. <a href="https://www.valaris.com/"...
Tuesday 27 August , 2019
Norway-based software company Wellit has opened a new UK subsidiary - Wellit UK Limited - to support a rapidly growing customer base. Based in Aberdeen’s Marischal Square, the new UK headquarters will give comprehensive support to the growing number of companies using its logistics suite, better known as WELS. The software enables all parties in the oil and gas value chain to communicate on o...
Friday 23 August , 2019
A recent blog post from Bethan Customs Consultancy suggests that securing Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) status will prove highly beneficial for businesses involved in the international supply chain. AEO is an internationally recognised quality mark that is awarded to businesses which can prove firstly, that their place in the international supply chain is secure, and secondly, that their c...
Friday 23 August , 2019
Bilfinger UK has been awarded multi-million-pound contracts to deliver maintenance services for global chemical producer INEOS at two sites in Scotland. The agreements, which will run over an initial period to the end of January 2021, will see Bilfinger UK deliver scaffolding access, insulation, painting, asbestos management and passive fire protection services to the INEOS Chemical Infrastruct...
Thursday 22 August , 2019
DEKRA Organisational Reliability has published a new focus article titled '<em>Achieving Operational Excellence Through Operational Discipline'.</em> Operational excellence, which must include an impeccable safety record, is an outcome that all companies strive for. The secret to reaching this universal goal is focusing on the input, the combination of behaviours, attitudes and actions-culture,...
Wednesday 21 August , 2019