• 3t Energy Group appoints expert to lead new consultancy division

    April 16, 2021

    3t Energy Group is leveraging its extensive expertise in the global energy sector by establishing a new consultancy division headed up by industry professional, Alan Sharp. The new division, called ‘3t Training Solutions,’ will provide a wide selection of specialist consultancy services ranging from helping companies gain new industry accreditations to instructor training, guidance on facility expansion and embedding digital booking and management systems. Alan is well equipped to lead 3t Training Solutions having previously run his own consultancy offering support and guidance on achieving industry accreditation with global training bodies such as OPITO, GWO, IADC and IRATA. Prior to this, he ...
  • Shell joins operators driving innovation in emissions monitoring offshore

    April 16, 2021

    Energy major Shell is the latest company to join a multi-operator group driving innovation to tackle the challenge of offshore methane emissions monitoring. Leading this innovation is unmanned aviation business Flylogix, who alongside US gas sensor technology experts SeekOps and the Oil and Gas Technology Centre (OGTC), are developing the accurate measurement of methane emissions in the offshore environment. With no requirement to take personnel offshore, their approach uses an unmanned aerial system (UAS) operating beyond visual line of sight paired with a highly sensitive miniaturised sensor to collect data in the field. Detailed post-flight analytics enable the translation of data into ...
  • DEKRA hosts free HAZOP, coaching webinars

    April 15, 2021

    Safety and certification group DEKRA UK is hosting a series of webinars covering remote HAZOPs and remote behavioural coaching. Held on 20 April, the first session titled “Remote HAZOPS: The Do’s and Don’ts”, will see DEKRA experts explore and discuss the HAZOP technique and its methodology for evaluating risk, as well as answering questions on the topic. On 4 May, DEKRA staff will cover the fundamentals of Remote Behavioural Coaching in a session titled “Remote Behavioural Coaching for Leadership and Workforce: Is It Still Effective?” Topics covered include what remote coaching is; why organisations typically undertake remote coaching; the benefits; real-life case-studies; ...
  • Well-Safe welcomes D300 diving system to Scotland

    April 14, 2021

    Tuesday 12 April saw the long-awaited arrival of Well-Safe Solutions’ D300 Diving System to Scottish shores. The journey from Singapore has taken six weeks and the hard work and dedication of the team has ensured the unit’s safe arrival. Operations have been managed from the UK by Well-Safe Solutions along with the support of Orca Oceanic Systems. Throughout this project, the team have adjusted their working hours to match that of the team in Singapore and now with its arrival in the UK are excited to start their new journey. The unit will undergo a full refurbishment, and major enhancements to the ...
  • Petrofac extends integrated services for Neo Energy

    April 14, 2021

    International service provider Petrofac has been awarded an early one-year extension to its integrated services contract with NEO Energy. The extension, awarded eight months ahead of the renewal date, takes Petrofac’s contract for operations, maintenance, engineering and construction support for NEO Energy’s UK activities, through to December 2022. Petrofac supported the transition of operations on the Quad 15 & Flyndre area in 2020 following NEO Energy’s acquisition of the assets, and at the same time assumed responsibility for ongoing operations, maintenance, engineering and construction under its integrated delivery model. In July of the same year, under a separate two-year agreement, Petrofac’s well ...
  • IOG begins Phase 1 development campaign at Elgood

    April 12, 2021

    Independent Oil and Gas (IOG) has announced the spudding of the Elgood development well, 48/22c-H1, the first of first of five planned development wells in its Phase 1 project. The well is expected to take approximately three months to drill and complete, after which the rig will move on to Blythe in early Q3. The Noble Hans Deul jack-up rig mobilised from the Cromarty Firth on 1 April and reached the Elgood field location early on 4 April. After preparation and jacking-up the Elgood well spudded at 1730 on 9 April. Read more…  
  • Altrad appoints industry stalwart to support its upstream growth agenda

    April 8, 2021

    Altrad has announced the appointment of John Welsh, Client Services Director, to accelerate its upstream growth strategy for the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS). John Welsh returns back to his roots to join the enlarged Altrad business, some nine years after leaving Cape plc, a company that was acquired by Altrad back in 2017, wherein he grew the business to be one of the major providers of support services to the oil and gas industry. This appointment builds on a number of investments Altrad is making to support the delivery of its 2026 strategy – ‘It all begins with a desire to create ...
  • ChampionX awarded contracts to deploy next-generation corrosion protection

    April 8, 2021

    ChampionX has secured two contracts worth a combined £2.8 million ($3.9 USD), to deliver its next generation, non-toxic chemicals to two major North Sea operators. The company’s environmentally acceptable corrosion inhibitor product line has been developed to enable E&P organisations to economically extend the life of their assets in a sustainable way, without sacrificing efficiency. ChampionX’s latest range of environmentally acceptable corrosion inhibitors meet the strict North Sea environmental regulations and use active components that are biodegradable, making them non-toxic to marine life. The chemicals deliver an effective preventative corrosion method while ensuring assets can operate safely for years to come, ...
  • Continued growth prompts team expansion for Salus Technical

    April 7, 2021

    Aberdeenshire-headquartered process safety firm Salus Technical has grown its team with the appointment of Andrea Ferdinands as a process safety engineer. Andrea’s role will encompass managing customer accounts, supporting the consulting arm of the business, hosting webinars and contributing to the creation of resources for the firm’s online and social media channels. Andrea is currently based in Taipei, Taiwan, where she is well placed to support Salus Technical’s growing band of customers in Brazil and New Zealand. Andrea will also support the roll-out of the company’s Bowtie Master software. A cloud-based application aimed at enhancing and streamlining the risk assessment process, Bowtie ...
  • Wood extends long-standing relationship with TAQA in UK North Sea

    April 7, 2021

    Global consulting and engineering company Wood will build upon its 12-year relationship with TAQA following the award of a new contract to provide integrated facility services across the company’s North Sea assets. With the award of a five-year Integrated Facilities Services agreement, Wood will focus on supporting TAQA’s operations across the Cormorant Alpha, North Cormorant, Eider Alpha, Harding, Tern Alpha, Brae Alpha, and East Brae assets. Read more…