L-R; Adept Solutions’ Client Director, Steve Penman and Managing Director, Richard Alderson

Software Specialist’s seven-figure North Sea contract coup

Aberdeen-based software specialists, Adept Solutions, has won a major North Sea contract to provide hydrocarbon accounting services to Maersk Oil UK. The seven-figure contract is the company’s largest North Sea contract to date, and comprises…

Angus Gray

Pryme Group strengthens team with key appointments

Pryme Group, which provides integrated manufacturing solutions, has announced the appointment of two experienced industry figures who will play key roles in the diversification of the firm into new sectors. Business development managers Steve Batsford…

Dr Ollie Folayan, chair of AFBE-UK Scotland.

AFBE-UK Scotland holds transition event to get help students get career ready

A day-long programme designed to bridge the gap between academia and industry for young people looking to pursue a career in engineering is being staged in Aberdeen next month. Hosted by the organisation AFBE-UK Scotland,…

Mhorvan Sherret of Matrix Risk Control

Mozambique contract win for Matrix Risk Control

Incident investigation specialist Matrix Risk Control has secured a contract to deliver training in Mozambique for Anadarko Petroleum Corporation. Representatives from the Aberdeen-based company will develop and deliver incident investigation training for up to 90…

Tenaris opens new 8-acre Aberdeen service facility

Tenaris, a manufacturer and supplier of steel pipe products has opened a new state-of-the-art service centre in Aberdeen. Customers and suppliers joined the firm for the opening ceremony held on September 21 at the 8-acre…

Ecosse Subsea Systems managing director Mark Gillespie

Ecosse Subsea Systems scoop seabed project on world’s largest offshore wind farm

Ecosse Subsea Systems (ESS) has been awarded a major seabed clearance project on the world’s biggest offshore wind farm. The project scope for Hornsea Project One export cables, located 120km off the Yorkshire coast, is…

L to R: John Mitchell and Charles Davidson

£250,000 aerospace contracts lift Fife company to new heights

Sterling Precision Engineering Services Limited, a machine shop in Kirkcaldy, has secured new contracts of up to £250,000 per annum in the aerospace sector. The business works with a range of metals and plastics to…

M2 Subsea unveils purpose-built test tank in Westhill

M2 Subsea, a provider of ROV services, has unveiled its recently commissioned purpose-built test tank at the company’s base in Westhill. The indoor fresh water tank, which can hold 73,600 litres of water, has been…

New business and diversification opportunities flagged at oil and gas Share Fair

North Sea operators and contractors will share their forward activity plans with the supply chain at a major industry event in Aberdeen this November. Share Fair – organised by Oil & Gas UK – will…

Martin Barnes

Seanamic Group appoints new CEO amid other management changes

International engineering corporation, the Seanamic Group, has appointed a new Group CEO amid a suite of management changes. Martin Barnes will assume the position with immediate effect, having successfully managed the acquisition of IMES International…

Texo Drone outside Pittodrie Stadium

Texo Drone back Dons with six-figure sponsorship deal

Texo Drone Survey & Inspection, which supplies UAV technologies for the global energy sector, has thrown its weight behind Aberdeen Football Club with a six-figure sponsorship deal. The partnership will see both the club and…

Michael Fish

TV weatherman Michael Fish is speaker at E-Reps Forum

Legendary TV weatherman Michael Fish MBE will be the guest speaker at a key North Sea environmental gathering in Aberdeen. Mr Fish is the main speaker at this year’s E-Reps Forum at Aberdeen Football Club…

Jim Land

CEO Interview – Jim Land of Cresent

What does your company do? Cresent are Control of Work and Health and Safety specialists. We work in high-hazard facilities, both onshore and offshore, in the Oil and Gas, Marine and Nuclear industries all over…

Bill Walkingshaw, managing director, (left) and Colin Bruce, international business development manager

Contract award and expansion for fluid management environmental specialist

A new independent Aberdeen-based oil and gas service company has secured its first major contract, while at the same time expanding its operations. TEMS International, a drilling fluid systems specialist, launched earlier this year with…

Stephen Marcos Jones

Oil & Gas UK Awards 2017 finalists announced

The quest to find this year’s most outstanding individuals and companies reaches a stage closer as Oil & Gas UK announces the finalists for its 2017 annual awards. The judging panel for the industry’s flagship…

From left- Valerie Cheyne, Alfie Cheyne, Jim Milne, Bill Main

Balmoral Group invests £10m in ACE Winches

Two prominent north-east Scotland businesses are to work together to maximise global opportunities in the offshore, renewables and decommissioning markets. Multi-disciplined design, engineering and manufacturing company, Balmoral Group Holdings Ltd, has taken a substantial stake…

Bob MacDonald

Wood Group wins subsea contract supporting CNOOC in the South China Sea

Wood Group has been awarded a new contract by China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) to support their Lingshui 17-2 gas development in the Qiongdongnan basin of the South China Sea. Subsea and flow assurance…

Paul Wheelhouse

Oil and gas production rises by 2.9%

Oil and gas production in Scotland has risen by 2.9% between 2015-16 and 2016-17, according to new figures. The Oil and Gas Production Statistics 2016-17 also show that the approximate sales value increased by 15.2%,…

Jonathan Watt & Mick Elmslie

Corporate restructure at UTEC sees three new directors and Aberdeen move

Global survey company UTEC, has appointed long-term employees, Cory Goodyear, Mick Elmslie and Jonathan Watt as Business Unit Directors across its Americas and Europe and Africa business units. The announcement follows the completion of a…

Celebrating the naming of Mariner Sentinel are (left to right) Rory Deans, chief executive of Sentinel Marine, Hedda Felin, senior vice president of Statoil UK and Ireland, Sttoil offshore logistics and services supervisor, Line Kaldestad – the ship’s godmother – and captain Ivor Flett

Sentinel Marine investment continues with expansion of fleet

The latest new-build emergency response and rescue vessel (ERRV) to join the Sentinel Marine fleet has been deployed to service in the North Sea after being christened at Aberdeen Harbour. Mariner Sentinel is now operating…

BP Mad Dog 2

InterMoor wins contract on Mad Dog Phase 2 project

InterMoor, a provider of mooring services, foundation solutions and offshore installations has been awarded a service contract with Subsea 7 to provide mooring and tow services for BP’s new Mad Dog 2 project. The contract…

Tom Bryce

Enpro Subsea receives Gold Award for innovation

Aberdeen-headquartered Enpro Subsea has won the Innovation Award at the Press and Journal Gold Awards 2017. The subsea intervention specialist company was recognised for its patented flow access module (FAM) technology which was a contributing…

Jim Cargill

PlanSea and ION to collaborate to optimize offshore supply vessel logistics

Aberdeen based PlanSea Solutions Limited and ION Geophysical Corporation of Houston are to collaborate to improve the efficiency of offshore supply vessel logistics. By embedding PlanSea’s logistics optimization algorithms into ION’s Marlin offshore operations optimization…

Paul Carragher, Chief Executive Officer of BiSN

BiSN completes inaugural six figure North Sea project

BiSN, the metal-to-metal downhole sealing solutions supplier, has successfully completed its first six figure project in the North Sea. The Plugging and Abandonment (P&A) work in the Valhall Field for Aker BP involved the use…

Calum Gray

Callum Gray: Scottish Deal Market Commentary for OE

The year to date has seen continued signs of recovery from an M&A deal activity perspective with optimism increasing, albeit cautiously, across the deal community. From our own perspective, we have seen increased levels of…

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