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Petrofac’s Engineering and Production Services (EPS) business has been awarded a two-year contract with NEO Energy, for the provision of well management and well operator support for 25 production wells across the Affleck, Balloch, Dumbarton, Flyndre and Lochranza fields. This builds on Petrofac’s previously awarded Integrated Services Contract for NEO Energy, through which it provides ongo...
Wednesday 29 July , 2020
  The leading representative body for the UK’s offshore oil and gas sector will reflect on lessons learnt from the coronavirus pandemic as it reveals suspected covid-19 cases offshore continue to decrease due to “effective industry-wide measures” to protect the sector. OGUK will host a free webinar ‘<em>Covid-19: A retrospective and look ahead’</em> to provide insight into the...
Monday 27 July , 2020
Major contractor Petrofac will be sharing its future project and activity plans with companies seeking new business opportunities at OGUK’s free <a href="https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/share-fair-spotlight-petrofac-tickets-111305142678">Share Fair Spotlight webinar</a> on August 4. Part of a series of online business development events, the webinar enables attendees to engage with potential c...
Wednesday 22 July , 2020
Following a tendering process which concluded in January 2020, AIS Training and sister company Survivex - both part of the 3T Energy Group - have been selected by Total E&P UK to manage their UK onshore and offshore workforce training requirements. The solution, based on 3T Energy Group’s “Transform” platform, aims to digitise and streamline the management and reporting of training fo...
Tuesday 21 July , 2020
A leading provider of digital learning, HCM and competency systems with over 1.5 million users globally. Mintra has an online course library of over 1,400 Oil and Gas and Maritime titles, including ECITB and OPTIO approved content. Since 2009, they have delivered the online version of OPITO MIST (<a href="http://www.mist-online.com">www.mist-online.com</a>), revalidating more than 180,000 certific...
Monday 20 July , 2020
Healthcare and security risk services provider International SOS is rolling out a new screening service to help get people back to work. Using expertise and the experience gained in delivering rapid temperature and vulnerability screening, as well as clinical support staff, to sites across the north east of Scotland for over 25,000 offshore workers during lock-down, it is making the service ava...
Friday 17 July , 2020
<img class="alignnone size-medium wp-image-45468" src="https://oilandgasuk.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Sian-Lloyd-Rees-Headshot-300x188.jpg" alt="" width="300" height="188" /> The leading representative body for the UK oil and gas industry, OGUK, has appointed a new vice co-chair to its board as the sector makes moves to recover from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic and low oil and g...
Friday 17 July , 2020
Remote Medical International, a global leader in workplace health and safety services, completed its acquisition of SSI Group on July 1. UK-based SSI specialises in emergency response medical services for the oil and gas and renewable energy sectors, global risk management, and international safety. Remote Medical International will leverage SSI’s years of work to provide medical and technica...
Friday 17 July , 2020
Global completions service company Tendeka has joined the OSIsoft EcoSphere, a collection of more than 300 industrial leaders that provide products, applications, and services for the PI System. The Aberdeen-headquartered company will provide downhole monitoring, analysis and modelling products to support customers in their digital transformation and integration strategies. The PI System enable...
Thursday 16 July , 2020
Safety, environment and engineering professional services firm Mabbett Ltd has announced a partnership with engineering and offshore services provider Katoni Engineering. Together, the two companies are working to strengthen combined technical offering to support the energy transition in both onshore and offshore environments in energy communities across the UK. They also intend to offer a comp...
Thursday 16 July , 2020
Apollo Offshore Engineering has been further shortlisted as one of four companies chosen to share a £1.4 million investment to develop quick connection systems for Wave Energy Scotland. The project was developed in order to develop technology to enable the quick connection and disconnection of wave energy converters, reducing costs and improving reliability. Apollo’s PALM connector uses a...
Thursday 16 July , 2020
Global engineering and consulting group Wood has successfully delivered preliminary engineering design services for gas network operator SGN’s candidate site at Machrihanish, on the west coast of Scotland, as part of its Hydrogen 100 (H100) project. The H100 demonstration project will initially aim to supply energy to homes in Fife, Scotland. On completion, this project will be the first of i...
Wednesday 15 July , 2020
Cased hole logging specialist READ Cased Hole has announced a new collaboration in Alaska with EV, a leader in downhole visual analytics. Working in partnership in the state, READ is now the selected operator of EV’s cutting-edge downhole video technology which enables vivid, high-definition video, providing a complete 360° picture from inside the wellbore. EV’s camera technology is com...
Monday 13 July , 2020
Subsea project delivery and execution provider Rever Offshore has announced the recent completion of a contract awarded by Serica Energy. This is the second campaign Rever has undertaken for the independent North Sea operator within a framework agreement which commenced in November 2018. The work scope, which took place in the North Sea’s Rhum field, was completed in late May. Throughout t...
Monday 13 July , 2020
Halliburton and TechnipFMC have introduced Odassea™, the first distributed acoustic sensing solution for subsea wells. The new technology platform enables operators to execute intervention-less seismic imaging and reservoir diagnostics to reduce total cost of ownership while improving reservoir knowledge. The Odassea™ service integrates hardware and digital systems to strengthen digital cap...
Friday 10 July , 2020
The UK’s offshore oil and gas industry has today welcomed the Chancellor’s announcement of support for employers, including the Job Retention Bonus and moves to support more traineeships and jobs for young people. The leading representative body for the sector OGUK said that the UK faces a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to deliver moves to a lower carbon and more diverse energy mix, reinfor...
Thursday 9 July , 2020
The Natural Environmental Research Council (NERC) and Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture (CEFAS) have announced 7 INSITE projects set to receive £5 million of funding over the next 3 years. The awards come after an Announcement of Opportunity from NERC in 2019 inviting researchers to submit proposals for a new programme of science in support of the INSITE objectives. Peer review...
Thursday 9 July , 2020
ABB has signed an agreement with energy solutions provider Yinson for electrical, control and telecommunication equipment and services onboard the FPSO Anna Nery bound for the Marlim 2 oil field in Campos Basin, Brazil. Yinson secured the contract to convert the 2002 Crude Oil Tanker leading operations and maintenance of the FPSO. The vessel is planned to operate on the field for 25 years. L...
Wednesday 8 July , 2020
AGR’s software unit has delivered the first automated end-of-well report for Lundin Energy Norway. The firm’s industry-leading plug-and-play solution, iQx™, was used to generate the detailed well completion report for a well drilled in the Edvard Grieg area by the Leiv Eiriksson rig. Lundin Energy Norway will now use the cloud-based iQx™ tool as standard across its well delivery process...
Tuesday 7 July , 2020
eLearning specialists focused on technical, wells and drilling training. Norwell EDGE was the first company in the industry to develop training spanning the full OGUK wells competency guidelines. Committed to leveraging the best new training technology in order to increase access to and level the playing field in professional development across the industry. EDGE training focuses on distilling ...
Tuesday 7 July , 2020