STATS Group chairman Pete Duguid, left, and chief executive officer Leigh Howarth

Birthday and $20 million contract double celebration for STATS Group

STATS Group is celebrating two decades in business with the award of its largest contract to date. The pipeline technology specialist, formed in Aberdeen on this day (16 February) in 1998, has secured a contract…

Motive Offshore supplies HPU unit for US theme park attraction

A North-east offshore services firm has completed an unusual project to fabricate equipment for a major hydraulics company which in turn supplied a US theme park attraction. Motive Offshore Group, which is headquartered in Boyndie near…

Left to right Kiran Chandrasekharan, Andrew Munro, Gabriela Enache and Luigi Napolitano

Rigmar Group makes several new appointments to meet global demand

An Aberdeen-based inspection, maintenance and marine services group has appointed several new members of staff to further strengthen and establish its service offering across the globe. Rigmar Group, comprising Rigmar Services and Interocean Marine Services, has…

ESS managing director Mark Gillespie, global business development manager Andy Readyhough and commercial director Iain Middleton

Ecosse Subsea Systems focus on global expansion

Subsea technology specialist, Ecosse Subsea Systems (ESS), has taken further steps to strengthen its management team and to boost international sales with a senior appointment. Andy Readyhough will be charged with global business development for…

Sian Lloyd Rees

Aker Solutions Names New Country Manager for the UK

Aker Solutions has appointed Sian Lloyd Rees as UK Country Manager, based in Aberdeen. With a career spanning more than 25 years, Sian has held a number of leadership roles in both blue chip and…

Colette Cohen

Technology Centre celebrates first year with £37 million co-invested

In just 12 months, the Oil & Gas Technology Centre has co-invested £37 million in more than 70 projects to develop and deploy new technology that could transform the future of the UK North Sea.…

L-R: Bruce Stuart and Gavin Cowie pictured at Subsea Expo 2018

Interventek appoints new Sales and Business Development Director

Interventek Subsea Engineering has appointed Bruce Stuart to the role of Sales and Business Development Director. Bruce Stuart brings with him over 30 years of commercial leadership experience and in-depth operational knowledge of the oil…

Deirdre Michie

New faces at Oil & Gas UK

Oil & Gas UK has appointed two new key appointments as it adapts and evolves to fully meet its members’ needs. Gareth Wynn has taken on the post of Director of the Stakeholder and Communications Team which includes external affairs,…

OPITO director Christine Currie (back) with Aberdeen Grammar School pupils

Next generation dive into subsea event for career help

More than 100 secondary school pupils from the north-east of Scotland had the chance to wear diving suits, control a subsea power turbine and work offshore using virtual reality tech as part of OPITO’s Energise…

TWMA

TWMA secures contract with AGR and Decipher Energy

TWMA, a provider of specialised drilling waste management services, has secured a six-figure contract with Decipher Energy. The three month project will see TWMA provide an at source drilling waste management package at the Orlando…

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Aberdeen digital media business wins US gold award

Aberdeen-based digital media production company SIGNAL2NOISE have kick-started 2018 in celebration after winning a prestigious Gold Award at the Aurora Awards in the USA, for the second year in a row. The Edradour-Glenlivet Trailer was…

Robin Watson

Wood wins new contract to deliver Saudi Aramco mega-project

Wood has secured a new multi-million dollar, five-year contract to support Saudi Aramco in the delivery of one of its mega-projects in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Engineering and project management services to develop the…

ARR Craib

ARR Craib Transport concludes McCaul Haulage takeover deal

Haulage and logistics firm ARR Craib Transport Ltd has completed a deal to takeover the employees, trading assets and trade of Aberdeen-based McCaul Haulage Ltd. The agreement has been concluded following the decision of founding owner…

David Mundell

Powers over onshore oil & gas licensing regimes transfer to Scottish Parliament

Scottish Ministers now have new powers over onshore oil and gas licensing, continuing the drive to make the Scottish Parliament one of the most powerful devolved administrations in the world. The latest in a raft…

Chris Pearson

New subsea technology could generate £3bn for North Sea

Wood Mackenzie and the Oil & Gas Technology Centre have announced that developing new subsea technology and approaches to field developments could help unlock 400 million additional barrels of oil and gas and generate £3…

Industry stars recognised at national subsea awards

Tekmar Energy Limited was named company of the year at Subsea UK’s annual awards while Richard Marsh was recognised for his outstanding contribution to the industry. The awards, which celebrate the achievements of companies and…

John Wilson

Simmons Private Equity invests in Step Change Engineering

Energy focused private equity fund, Simmons Private Equity (“SPE”) has invested in Aberdeen based Step Change Engineering. This investment by SPE marks the addition of a second company into the Integrated Consulting Group (“ICG”). Established…

Dave Stewart

Wood secures new Bluewater North Sea industrial services contract

Wood has been awarded a new contract with Bluewater to provide industrial services to the Haewene Brim floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) facility in the UK North Sea. Effective immediately, the contract is for…

L-R Pragma’s chairman, Stuart Ferguson, with CEO Gary Smart

FrontRow launches new oil and gas production technology business

FrontRow Energy Technology Group has launched a new start-up business, Pragma Well Technology Ltd. The new company will deliver advanced production technologies and expertise to the global oil and gas industry, offering products and systems…

McMenon Engineering Services Acquires ABB Facility

Aberdeen-based McMenon Engineering Services, a fully-owned subsidiary of McMenon Associates, has acquired ABB’s product manufacturing facility at Workington, for an undisclosed sum. The Cumbrian facility has a long tradition of designing and manufacturing industry-leading highly-specialised range of differential…

L-R: Jamie MacDonald (Xodus), Alan Liddle (SE), David Rennie (SE) and Andrew Wylie (Xodus)

Xodus to deliver international study to benchmark Scottish subsea capabilities

Xodus Group is undertaking an international study on behalf of Scottish Enterprise to determine competitiveness and innovation in the Scottish subsea market and benchmark capabilities with regions across the world. Over the next 12 months, the…

Mike Arnold

M2 Subsea secures multi-million dollar Canadian contract

M² Subsea has secured a multi-million dollar contract with TransCanada to carry out pipeline-span support on the company’s pipeline installation for the Sur de Texas-Tuxpan gas project in the Gulf of Mexico. The scope of…

Iain Fraser

Aberdeen Fluid System Technologies Limited in receivership

A North East specialist supplier of small bore tubing systems, technology and services to the oil and gas industry, Aberdeen Fluid System Technologies Limited (AFST), has been placed in receivership, with Iain Fraser and Tom…

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Repsol Sinopec chooses Sparrows Group for crane management on North Sea assets

International specialist equipment and integrated engineering services company, Sparrows Group, has secured a three-year contract with Repsol Sinopec Resources UK Limited to provide crane management services across its operating assets in the North Sea. The…

Steve Swindell

Xodus opens first office in Egypt with appointment of new general manager

Xodus Group has appointed its first general manager in Egypt as the company aims to build on its track record in the country and target upcoming new contracts. Salah Farid Tantawy joins Xodus from PICO…