Bilfinger Salamis UK

Maersk Culzean contract creates 300 Bilfinger jobs

Bilfinger Salamis UK has been awarded a contract for provision of services in the preparation and installation of Maersk Oil North Sea’s new gas production field, Culzean, creating up to 300 jobs. The order is…

The wind farm at the Port of Tilbury

Scottish Equity Partners Environmental Capital Fund acquires Port of Tilbury windfarm

Scottish Equity Partners (SEP) has completed a further clean energy infrastructure investment to fund the acquisition of the 9.2MW onshore wind farm at the Port of Tilbury, from SSE plc. Tilbury is London's major port,…

Colette Cohen

Oil majors buy-in and £1.6 million projects approved by Technology Centre

Just four months since its launch in February 2017, the Oil & Gas Technology Centre (OGTC) has approved investment of more than £1.6 million in new projects to accelerate the development and deployment technologies to…

Robin Watson

Wood Group wins Husky White Rose engineering contract

Husky Energy has awarded Wood Group a multi-million dollar contract to complete detailed engineering for the topsides of White Rose, a concrete gravity-based structure wellhead platform planned for offshore eastern Canada. The project includes procurement…

The Montrose Area in the Central North Sea operated by Repsol Sinopec Resources UK

Repsol Sinopec produces first gas from Montrose area Cayley field

Repsol Sinopec Resources UK has delivered first gas from the Cayley field in the Montrose Area in the Central North Sea. This is the third and final new discovery to be brought on stream during…

From left - Tim Mitchell, CEO at Iqarus and Michael Gardner, Group Director, Medical Services at International SOS

International SOS and Iqarus create joint venture partnership

Medical and travel security risk services company, International SOS, and Iqarus, a provider of intelligent and integrated healthcare for demanding and complex environments, have announced a joint venture partnership to leverage mutual capabilities and services.…

Rory Ferguson

Survey highlights need for digital experts as oil & gas sector adapts to age of lower prices

The oil and gas industry urgently needs digital natives – but the right people may not be looking at the sector as a potential career choice. That is one of the key messages from Petroplan’s…

Shaun Struthers

Engineering firm celebrate £3m success in Africa

An Aberdeen-based engineering firm is welcoming significant overseas success, hailing a number of projects in the Middle East and Africa. Among the contracts secured by HVAC & Refrigeration Engineering (HVAC & R) is a £3million…

Antony Quin, the new CEO of the International Well Control Forum

International Well Control Forum appoints new CEO

The Board of the International Well Control Forum (IWCF) has appointed Antony Quin as the organisation’s new Chief Executive Officer. Mr Quin officially takes up the position of CEO from 1st July 2017 and is…

Amjad Bseisu

First oil delivered from EnQuest’s Kraken field

Shares in Enquest, the North Sea operator jumped 8.47% to 32p this morning on the news that their Kraken field had delivered first oil last week. This moves the company from a period of heavy…

One of the cable tensioners added to Briggs’ range of equipment

Briggs Marine strengthens subsea offering with seven-figure investment

Marine contractor, Briggs Marine, has invested more than £1million into its subsea services division over recent months. The company has enhanced its subsea cable repair and installation capabilities with the addition of two new 15Te…

Neil Gordon, chief executive of Subsea UK

Oceans 17 attracts hundreds of delegates from across the globe

Almost 800 delegates from over 25 countries attended the 60th OCEANS '17 MTS/IEEE conference at the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC) in Aberdeen last week. Sponsored by the Marine Technology Society (MTS) and the…

Edinburgh-based business installs hydrogen technology at Levenmouth Community Energy Project

Edinburgh-based Logan Energy has designed, supplied and installed a state-of-the-art hydrogen-based energy storage systems and two mobile hydrogen vehicle refuelling units at the Levenmouth Community Energy Project, Methil, in Fife. Scotland has recently produced more…

Roy Wood & Eduard Iborra

Aberdeen and Spanish valves partnership adds value to market

Denholm Valvecare, a provider of valves to the global oil and gas industry, has announced a strategic partnership which will add design and manufacturing capabilities to its existing sales and service offering. The Aberdeen-headquartered business…

Asset management firm signs £3million three-year North Sea contract

John Crane Asset Management Solutions has secured a three-year £3million contract to provide condition based maintenance services with a major operator in the UK North Sea. The work covers rotating equipment across 12 assets and…

West Islay Tidal Farm

Tidal park approval will create up to 32 jobs

A 30 turbine tidal park, to be situated off the south-west coast of Islay, has been granted planning consent. West Islay Tidal Energy Park will have a generating capacity of up to 30 MW, enough…

Stuart White, Bank of Scotland

Oil and Gas industry shows cautious optimism and eyes growth

The UK’s Oil and Gas industry is gearing up for growth as cautious optimism returns to the sector, new research reveals today. The sixth annual Bank of Scotland Oil & Gas Report, which gathers views…

ATR's compressor fleet in the Caspian region

ATR unveil new facilities and staff in Kazakhstan

ATR has opened a new base in Kazakhstan as the company looks to capitalise on recent business growth in the region. The business will initially employ 12 new personnel, 10 of which are locals, with…

Apache UK Forties Alpha

Expro secures $10m Apache North Sea well services contract extension

Oilfield services company Expro, has secured a $10million well services contract extension with Apache North Sea. The contract covers a range of well services including slickline, cased hole services and pumping services, as well as…

Mhorvan Sherret, commercial director, Matrix Risk Control (left) welcomes Rona Young to the team

Matrix Risk Control makes key Middle East appointment

Incident investigation specialist Matrix Risk Control (Matrix) has made a key appointment in the Middle East as the company continues to extend its global footprint. Experienced crisis communications specialist Rona Young has joined the organisation…

Tammie Sebire

ITF launches tech talk events to support oil & gas technology development

The Industry Technology Facilitator (ITF) is launching a series of tech talk events to support and promote the developer community and increase interaction with oil & gas operators. The organisation’s Innovation Network Tech Talk events…

Scot Heat & Power

Biomass specialist eyes fresh growth amid UK expansion

Uphall-based Scot Heat & Power recently established a new base in Windermere, Cumbria, which it sees as the lynchpin of its new expansion strategy. Underlining its growth ambitions, the company is also e unveiling its…

Peter Bachmann

Scottish Equity Partners invests €8.7 million in Irish wind farm

Scottish Equity Partners (SEP) has provided project finance to fund the construction of the €8.7 million, 4.6MW Curraghderrig wind farm in the Republic of Ireland. The project was developed by Rengen Power. SEP made the…

Drew Stevenson

Oilfield services must reset their business if they are to survive

A new report from PwC is urging oilfield services firms to grasp the nettle and reset their businesses to deal with the operational, financial and strategic challenges reflected in the new operating environment. It warns…

Matthew Milroy, Asset Manager at Kennedy Wilson Europe and David Sheach, General Counsel at Siccar Point Energy

Siccar Point consolidates operations at Hill of Rubislaw

Siccar Point Energy has consolidated its operation to H1 at the Hill of Rubislaw from Berry Street. The North Sea exploration and production company moved in to the city centre premises in May and occupies…