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…

Jim Land

Cresent and Reece Safety “Lock Down” Collaboration Agreement

Cresent, Control of Work and Health and Safety specialists, and Reece Safety, Lock Out Tag Out experts, have announce a new collaboration agreement. Cresent is passionate about Making Work Safe and is dedicated to making…

Robin Watson

Wood Group shareholders approve offer for Amec Foster Wheeler

Wood Group shareholders overwhelmingly approved Wood Group’s recommended all-share offer for Amec Foster Wheeler. The deal remains subject to relevant clearances from competition authorities in certain countries where both companies operate, but when concluded the…

(L-R) Iain Landsman from CBRE with Andrew Marwood and John Walsh from Online Electronics

Online Electronics moves due to growth requirements

Online Electronics Group, a specialist in the design and manufacture of pipeline pig monitoring equipment and high-tech pipeline data communication systems, has taken an 11,800 sq ft unit in Blackburn Industrial Estate on a five…

Mozambique oil and gas

Scotland’s oil and gas international reputation remains strong in challenging times

International activity from Scotland’s oil and gas supply chain continued to account for just over half of its total sales during 2015/16, at 50.9 per cent, demonstrating the continued strong demand across the globe for…

Energy broker saves NE firms £250,000

Insch-based energy brokering firm JPR Energy has identified savings of more than a quarter of a million pounds for North-east businesses in its first two years of business. The company has identified significant cost reductions…

James Bream

Oil and gas confidence rises from historic lows

Improvements in oil and gas contractor confidence both in the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) and internationally suggests some businesses are seeing signs of recovery and are focused on the future, according to an industry report…

Wood Group wins £4.7m Australian Greater Western Flank 2 contract

Wood Group has secured a £4.7 million contract with Woodside to support the execution of phase two of their Greater Western Flank (GWF-2) project, located on the North West Shelf (NWS), offshore Western Australia. Effective…

£27.5m training contract win for Petrofac

Petrofac has agreed a five-year relationship with Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) for the provision of specialist technical training and competency development services. The contract, which is valued at more than £27.5m, was secured following a…

Kite Power Systems strengthens senior management team

Kite Power Systems (KPS), the Scotland-based company developing kite power generation technology and the only UK company active in the high altitude wind power sector, has appointed Colin Palmer as its Delivery Director. Colin, who…

Russell Hodge

New division head for Pirie & Smith

Pirie & Smith, marine consultants and surveyors to the marine and energy sectors, has appointed industry expert Russell Hodge to head up its new Dynamic Positioning (DP) Engineering and Assurance Division. Russell, who has more…

Trevor Garlick

North Sea expertise can be applied to growing wave and tidal power market

Opportunities for oil and gas supply chain companies to apply their expertise in the growing wave and tidal power market will be highlighted in Aberdeen this week, at a workshop organised by private sector economic…

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