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Archer and Asystom have signed a dedicated agreement for providing Asystom’s predictive maintenance technology to drilling facilities in the oil and gas market. Asystom has developed an easy-to-install, universal solution for predictive maintenance, using machine learning with multi-sensors for accurate prediction. Archer and Asystom will co-operate in the further development of the solution ...
Tuesday 9 March , 2021
Ancala Midstream Acquisitions has secured a life-of-field contract to transport and process gas from the Solveig field located in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea. The field is operated by Lundin Energy Norway, one of Europe's leading independent oil and gas exploration and production companies. First gas is expected in Q3 2021 and will be processed through Ancala Midstream’s capacity in...
Monday 8 March , 2021
Digital learning and human capital management software specialist Mintra has been identified as a leader in its field in an independent industry benchmarking report. The rating in the Fosway 9-Grid™ for Digital Learning 2021 sees Mintra named as a Core Leader within the sector – increasing the ranking of Strong Performer that it achieved last year. The report – an evaluation tool for HR p...
Friday 5 March , 2021
Neptune Energy and the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) will collaborate to test a first-of-its-kind approach for measuring oil and gas methane emissions from offshore oil and gas facilities. EDF will coordinate a team of international researchers that includes Scientific Aviation, a provider of airborne emissions sensing, and Texo DSI, a UK-based drone platform provider, to evaluate advanced m...
Friday 5 March , 2021
<span style="font-size: 12.0pt;font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif">The UK oil and gas industry has welcomed some of the measures announced by the Chancellor in today’s Budget, adding that now close cooperation with the sector is essential to maximise its world-leading expertise and assure a successful green energy transition.</span> <span style="font-size: 12.0pt;font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif"...
Wednesday 3 March , 2021
Maersk Training UK (MTUK) has appointed a new managing director as the company looks to expand its offering to the North Sea energy sector. Leonardo Machado joins MTUK having previously been managing director of the company’s operations in Brazil for six years. Mr Machado played a key role in developing training for the wind and production industries, as well as expanding service solutions for t...
Wednesday 3 March , 2021
  The UK’s offshore oil and gas industry has today welcomed the Chancellor’s announcement that Scottish businesses are set to receive a boost to their green energy transition and further investment to create local jobs in key sectors with a more than £57 million investment in tomorrow’s Budget (Wednesday 3 March). The leading representative body for the sector, OGUK said it...
Tuesday 2 March , 2021
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