Petrofac Aberdeen

Petrofac COO Marwan Chedid suspended amid fraud enquiry

Petrofac has suspended its chief operating officer, Marwan Chedid, following a corruption and bribery probe by Britain's fraud squad. The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has previously announced that the firm is being investigated under suspicion…

Elaine Sutherland

New MD and rebranding at Sutherlands of Portsoy

Sutherlands of Portsoy (a trading brand of Gourmets Choice Ltd) has appointed Elaine Sutherland as the new managing director. The family business, located in the beautiful fishing village of Portsoy and home of the recent…

Nicola Reith

ATPI expands Aberdeen management team with new head of operations

Global travel management and events business the ATPI Group has appointed Nicola Reith as Head of Aberdeen Operations. Reith has worked in the travel industry for 20 years, beginning her career at FCM Travel, where…

(seated from left) - Allan Clow, managing director, Bancon Homes; organiser Mungo Finlayson; Jo Skinner, sales and marketing director, Bancon Homes; and organiser Guy Finlayson

Bancon Homes named as headline sponsor for Banchory Beer Festival

Local housebuilder Bancon Homes, which is based in Banchory and is currently building at its Oaklands development in the town, has signed up as the main sponsor of the Banchory Beer Festival, supporting the continued…

Stuart Broadley

EIC report reveals best practices to prosper during the energy industry downturn

The Energy Industries Council (EIC), the trade association for UK companies that supply goods and services to the energy industries worldwide, has launched its special Survive and Thrive Insight Report, which identifies the strategies and…

Peterhead fish market courtesy Seafood Scotland

Scottish fish landings 29% up to £563 million in 2016

The value of fish landings is at a record high, having increased by 29% to £563 million in 2016, according to the latest statistics published by the Scottish Government. The increase was mainly driven by…

SensationALL

£30,000 Apache donation to fund SensationALL state-of-the-art sensory room

Kingswells-based, Apache North Sea Limited, has donated £30,000 to SensationALL for the renovation and repurposing of their sensory room.  SensationALL is based in the Old Schoolhouse in Westhill and provide therapeutic activities and specialist support…

Quiet April for funding deals in Scotland

Welcome to our monthly feature focussing on the Scottish investment sector, brought to you in partnership with Beauhurst, the platform that shares rich information on UK based high-growth companies. April was a fairly quiet month…

NSG Digital

NorSea Group and Kongsberg Group establish digital collaboration

NSG Digital, a new company set up by NorSea Group to simplify logistics through digital technology, has established a collaborative agreement with the Kongsberg Group. Now they are moving the development and deployment of their…

Research reveals most popular second hand car in Aberdeen

Cazana, the specialists in used vehicles for sale in the UK recently undertook research on the used car preferences of Aberdeen residents. The MINI Hatchback is the most popular used car for sale, closely followed…

Jim Ratcliffe

INEOS to buy DONG Oil & Gas business for £1billion

INEOS has agreed to acquire the Dong Oil & Gas Business from DONG Energy A/S for an unconditional payment of £800 million, plus a contingent payment of £115 million related to the Fredericia stabilisation plant…

Charlotte Garvie - Director of Adesso Events

New event company launches in Aberdeen

A new event management company based in Aberdeen but working for businesses across Scotland, has been launched by Charlotte Garvie from Banchory. Charlotte set-up Adesso Events following more than 15 years in the industry where…

TWMA secures projects with Maersk Oil UK

TWMA Secures Projects with Maersk Oil UK

International environmental solutions provider, TWMA, has been awarded two new projects with Maersk Oil UK in the Central North Sea. With both projects already underway, the first onboard the Ocean Valiant will run until March 2018,…

Ian Broadbent

Industry leaders inspire RGU’s MBA students

More than a dozen leaders of industry will share their knowledge and expertise with MBA students when they take part in Robert Gordon University’s (RGU) 11th MBA Leadership Week at Aberdeen Business School. An annual…

Robin Watson

Wood Group acquires CEC Controls Company for £45m

Wood Group has acquired Detroit-based CEC Controls Company, Inc. (CEC Controls), a management-owned designer and builder of industrial & process control systems primarily in the automotive manufacturing industry. Aberdeen-based Wood Group has paid an initial…

Succulento Sauce Range

Food startup launches debut range of sauces

Aberdeenshire food company, Succulento Ltd, has launched its debut range of fresh and original sauces. Creators Dami and Ify Odugbemi, started the business in 2014 when they saw a gap in the market for a…

Nick Dalgarno, managing director at Simmons & Company International

North-east sports challenge fundraiser announces 2017 comeback

After a short break, one of the North-east’s premiere sports-themed fundraising dinner is back for 2017. Challenging the sporting knowledge of Aberdeen’s business community; the Simmons & Company International Sportschallenge event aims to raise thousands…

Gordon Duncan

Lockton expands capacity with new Aberdeen office

Lockton, the world’s largest privately owned insurance broker, is bolstering its presence in Scotland with the launch of a new office in Aberdeen. Steven Cox, Keith Miller and Euan McKenzie are set to join Lockton…

L-R: Irvine Spowart, Sandy Manson (CEO), Iain Castles, Rosalind Catto, Scott Jeffrey, Ryan Diplexcito, Gavin Young, Emma Waterman and Andrew Shepherd (Chairman)

Johnston Carmichael promotions strengthen senior team

Accountancy and Business Advisory firm Johnston Carmichael has expanded its leadership team with seven new promotions as part of the firm’s growth strategy across Scotland. Rosalind Catto and Scott Jeffrey, who are based in the…

Proserv has secured several contracts for its production control new-build and after-market services

Proserv secures multiple contract awards in Middle East

Aberdeen-based energy services company Proserv has been awarded a series of contracts worth a combined value of more than £8.4million for its production control new-build and after-market services in the Middle East. In the UAE, Proserv…

Evolve iMS will be headed up by service delivery manager, Lisa Reid, and Toby Crowther, technical consultant

New Microsoft Dynamics company launches in Aberdeen

A new Aberdeen-based company which aims to help businesses transform their processes and dramatically improve productivity with the latest Microsoft Dynamics technology has been launched. Evolve iMS (information Management Systems) is an independent start-up focussed…

Dave Stewart

Wood Group secures contract with Sakhalin Energy Investment

Wood Group has secured a Technical Support Services (TSS) contract with Sakhalin Energy Investment Company Ltd. (Sakhalin Energy), an operator of Sakhalin-2; one of the world’s largest integrated oil and gas projects, that includes Russia’s…

Mark Campbell

Langstane appoints third generation to the board of family firm in 70th anniversary year

Independent office supply firm Langstane has appointed the third generation of the family-run firm to its board of directors. Mark Campbell takes on the role of office Interiors Director at the Aberdeen-based business, which was…

Stuart Ferguson, FrontRow chief executive

FrontRow acquires ClearWELL Oilfield Solutions

FrontRow Energy Technology Group Limited has acquired ClearWELL Oilfield Solutions, an oil and gas technology company focused on flow assurance and production optimisation. FrontRow has acquired 50% of ClearWELL from the previous owner, MSL Oilfield…

Bob and Kelly McAlpine of Dalriada Luxury Lodges

Former Aberdeen oil and gas executive launches £1m luxury Stonehaven tourism business

A brand new luxury lodge development overlooking Stonehaven Bay has been launched with the formal ground breaking starting a building programme that’s expected to complete during October 2017. The Dalriada Luxury Lodges development comprises eight…

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