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Subsea project delivery and execution provider Rever Offshore has announced the completion of a two-phase contract with energy major Total E&P UK. Beginning in late March, Rever undertook an onshore project management and engineering campaign, accompanied by an initial 41-day offshore operation and subsequent 10-day campaign, to conduct essential inspection, repair and maintenance (IRM) wor...
Monday 29 June , 2020
One of the offshore oil and gas industry’s most significant business development events is going digital in July when OGUK launches the first of its series of<a href="https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/4102189230490841359"> Share Fair Spotlight webinars</a> featuring the forward work plans of Spirit Energy next week. Matt Abraham, OGUK’s supply chain director said: “Transforming S...
Thursday 25 June , 2020
Tendeka’s VP for Europe, Russia, CIS & Africa, Gillian King, has joined the Board of The Oil & Gas Technology Centre (OGTC). Gillian has worked in the oil and gas industry for almost 20 years and is passionate about new technology. Throughout her time at Tendeka, she has played a key role in the commercialisation of swellable packers and wireless intelligent completion technology and ...
Thursday 25 June , 2020
The leading representative for the UK’s offshore oil and gas industry has welcomed the Committee on Climate Change report to parliament today, calling for energy communities like the North East of Scotland and the East of England to be put at the heart of plans to transition to a lower carbon future. OGUK recently set out industry commitments to halve operational emissions in the next decade,...
Thursday 25 June , 2020
Aberdeen-headquartered well management and performance improvement specialist Exceed has announced the establishment of Exceed Norge. The new unit reflects its parent company’s ongoing strategy to strengthen and diversify its profile, in terms of both geographic footprint and services offered. The Stavanger-based subsidiary is headed up by managing director Mike Simpson who brings over 30 yea...
Wednesday 24 June , 2020
Brodies LLP is re-launching its Oil & Gas Academy series, now in an online format. Aimed at in-house lawyers and commercial managers in the sector, the seminars provide delegates with the opportunity to extend their depth of knowledge, breadth of skills and range of contacts. The firm will hold three one-hour sessions over the coming months, starting Thursday 25th June at 2pm. The first ses...
Tuesday 23 June , 2020
Drone-based inspection and asset visualisation expert Cyberhawk has secured a five-year, multimillion-dollar software contract with Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell). The company’s iHawk platform will become Shell’s next generation visualisation software platform for all onshore, offshore and subsea assets, as well as all global construction projects. Cyberhawk, which has been working with S...
Monday 22 June , 2020
Well engineering and project management specialist Fraser Well Management (FWM) has assumed the production well operatorship of six southern North Sea development wells, marking the launch of a new product line. The work centres on NEO Energy’s Babbage platform, and includes five gas production wells and one suspended well. The scope of work covers the management of well integrity during the ...
Thursday 18 June , 2020
Add Energy’s Asset and Integrity Management (AIM) division has developed a new integrated solution to monitor, track and analyse components of fixed assets in real-time. The award-winning technology, AssetVoice™, combines features from asset management, change management and real-time location systems, and offers a single source of data for an asset's location, state, and availability. Used...
Thursday 18 June , 2020
Services group Altrad has secured a contract for the provision of temporary access, engineering design, insulation, corrosion and fire protection, rigging and LOLER support to enable the hook-up and commissioning of the Tolmount offshore gas platform. The contract, which commences immediately, will encompass Altrad mobilising resources to Ravenna in Italy for the construction phase of the phase...
Wednesday 17 June , 2020
Swiss headquartered start-up Akselos has been selected among hundreds of candidates as one of the World Economic Forum’s “Technology Pioneers”. The company is deploying its real-time digital twin technology to support a systems-level transformation of the energy sector to lower the cost of renewable energy and support asset sustainability. The WEF Technology Pioneers are early to growth-s...
Wednesday 17 June , 2020
The UK’s offshore oil and gas industry has today (Tuesday 16) committed to halving operational emissions in the next decade, confirming its pathway to becoming a net zero emissions basin by 2050. The sector is one of the first in the UK to commit to industry-wide targets and provide details on how they will be achieved. A report published by industry body OGUK, <a href="https://oilandgasuk.cl...
Tuesday 16 June , 2020
Helicopter services provider NHV Group has signed a five-year contract extension with Ithaca Energy (UK), providing aviation services to the Group’s operated FPF-1 installation, Alba, Captain and Erskine fields in the North Sea. The extension covers seven-day-a-week coverage and will start in January 2021. NHV will provide two H175 (primary and back-up) aircraft for this operation. The state-...
Tuesday 16 June , 2020
HMRC has recently published the new UK Global Tariff (UKGT) regime, which will replace the EU’s Common External Tariff (EU CET) at the end of the Transition Period on 1 January 2021. The UKGT has been tailored to the needs of the UK economy, making it easier and cheaper for businesses here to import goods from overseas. As well as a lower tax regime, there will also be reduced red tape and ba...
Monday 15 June , 2020
Petrofac’s Engineering and Production Services (EPS) business has been awarded an engineering and project management (EPM) support contract for the Acorn project. EPS will provide project management systems and technical support during the FEED for Acorn Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS), and the concept select for Acorn Hydrogen, both part of the exciting developments planned at the St Fergus...
Wednesday 10 June , 2020
Total E&P UK has become the first major UK offshore energy company to be certified for ISO500011, an international standard that recognises excellence in energy performance. To reach this standard, an organisation must show that it has a systematic approach to continually improving its energy efficiency. The certification comes as part of Total’s ambition to become the responsible energy ...
Wednesday 10 June , 2020
Commenting on news BP is to cut 10,000 jobs globally, OGUK Chief Executive Deirdre Michie said: "This shows the very real and personal impact of the Coronavirus pandemic on jobs and livelihoods while companies are stepping up to deliver the net zero agenda. "There is a serious risk the UK loses the skills it needs not only to meet existing energy demands from domestic resources, but also to ...
Tuesday 9 June , 2020
Shell Fife NGL Plant Manager and OGUK Mentor of the Year 2019 Teresa Waddington has produced a great video highlighting the impact of COVID-19 on oil and gas, and the important role of our industry through challenging times. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HL2WYBgl7Fg&feature=youtu.be[/embed] <a href="https://onedrive.live.com/?authkey=%21AO4so03dPFrLWi8&cid=8EE61405F2D8531D&a...
Wednesday 3 June , 2020
<img class="alignright wp-image-45012 size-medium" src="https://oilandgasuk.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/2020-Industry-Data-and-Digital-Maturity-Survey-jpeg-300x169.jpg" alt="" width="300" height="169" /> A key piece of research is launched today by OGUK, the leading representative body for the UK offshore oil and gas industry together with the Technology Leadership Board (TLB), the Oil and...
Tuesday 2 June , 2020
Independent Oil and Gas (IOG) has awarded the well management contract for its Core Project Phase 1 to Petrofac. Phase 1 comprises the development and production of the Southwark, Blythe and Elgood fields through a total of five wells. The contract scope covers the planning, execution and close-out phases of the Phase 1 drilling programme, with Petrofac intended to act as Well Operator on behal...
Monday 1 June , 2020