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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

The Mariner Sentinel

24 new jobs as Sentinel Marine expands fleet with new vessel

Aberdeen-headquartered Sentinel Marine has taken delivery of a new emergency response and rescue vessel (ERRV) which will see 24 new jobs being created within its North Sea operation. Sentinel Marine, which owns and operates seven…

70 Queens Road

Decipher Energy takes ground floor 70 Queens Road

Decipher Energy Ltd, which recently acquired Iona Energy Company (UK), has leased the ground floor extending 3,155 sq ft (297 sq m) of 70 Queens Road in Aberdeen’s prime West End on a new five…

Paul Stonebanks OBE

AIS scoops prestigious Wood Group contract

Industrial training specialist, AIS Training has secured a three year contract with Wood Group to manage and deliver the company’s UK training. Under the contract, AIS Training will provide over 800 industry-accredited technical and safety-critical…

1CSI’s founders, Aleksandra Tomaszek (left), Chief Operating Officer and Matthew Kennedy, Chief Executive Officer (right)

New subsea integrity company marks launch with new office

Recently established Aberdeen-based subsea integrity consultancy, 1CSI (1 Consulting Subsea Integrity) has marked the launch of its business with a move into premises at the James Gregory Centre in the Aberdeen Innovation Park, Bridge of…

(from left) James Gregg of Motive Offshore Group and Ally and Claire Forbes outside the new spooling and inspection premises in the Kirkhill Industrial Estate in Dyce.

NE services firm wins £1m of contracts after launching new division

A North-east offshore services firm has attracted £1m worth of new North Sea contracts after launching a new spooling and inspection division six months ago. Marine specialists, Motive Offshore Group, which is headquartered in Boyndie…

Paul Shrieve

Bureau Veritas forms collaboration agreement with ERM

Bureau Veritas has entered into a new collaboration agreement with provider of environmental, health, safety, risk, and social consulting services, Environmental Resources Management (ERM). Initially focussed on the North Sea Region, but applicable globally, this…

Dave Stewart

Wood Group awarded Shell Brent decommissioning contract

Wood Group has been awarded a contract to support Shell in the decommissioning of their Brent Bravo platform in the North Sea. Effective immediately, Wood Group will prepare the platform for removal via single lift…

John Underhill, HWU’s Chief Scientist

Major applied geoscience research funding boost for Institute of Petroleum Engineering

A major funding package for the Institute of Petroleum Engineering (IPE) at Heriot-Watt University will directly support research and training for the future of the industry in UK offshore waters. Heriot-Watt’s Chief Scientist, Professor John…

Dorothy Shepherd

Bibby Offshore strengthens renewables division with new appointment

Bibby Offshore, the subsea services provider to the oil and gas industry, has appointed Dorothy Shepherd as general manager, renewables. Mrs Shepherd joins Bibby Offshore with more than 15 years’ experience in the energy industry.…

Jim Milne

New £2.5m subsea testing centre of excellence for Aberdeen

A new £2.5million centre of excellence for testing emerging technologies in the subsea sector is to be established with support from Scottish Enterprise. Balmoral Offshore Engineering, based in Aberdeen, is creating a new open access…

Jenny Ng, General Manager – South East Asia

Airpac Bukom appoints new General Manager for South East Asia

Aberdeen-based Airpac Bukom Oilfield Services has appointed Jenny Ng as General Manager for their South East Asia region. Jenny joins Airpac Bukom from SPX Flow where she most recently held the role of Vice President…

Acorn project wins funding to progress CCS in the UK

The Acorn project, a full chain small scale carbon capture and storage (CCS) project in North East Scotland, has reached another milestone with support from the EU funding round “Advancing CCS Technologies” (ACT), a part…

A Proserv technician working on the firm’s suite of decommissioning tooling.

Proserv secures significant Norwegian decommissioning project awards

Energy services company Proserv has recently been awarded three contracts worth a combined value of more than $2.5million (£1.95m) for decommissioning work in the Norwegian North Sea. The firm’s Stavanger facility will provide cutting services…

Advanced Industrial Solutions celebrates 10 years by creating more jobs

Queen’s award-winning manufacturer and industrial trainer, Advanced Industrial Solutions (AIS) is creating 12 new jobs as it celebrates ten successful years in business, which have seen it grow from a home-run business into a multi-million-pound…

Keith Patterson

Survey reveals 60% of renewables sector firms believe the Scottish Government will achieve its 2030 “all-energy” target

Sixty per cent of organisations in the renewables sector believe the Scottish Government is likely to achieve its target of meeting half of Scotland’s energy needs from renewable sources by 2030, according to a survey…

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon

£43m for low-carbon infrastructure projects revealed

Details of how more than £43 million is being invested in low-carbon infrastructure were announced today by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. Shared across 13 projects throughout Scotland, this investment represents one of the largest direct…

Green Marine with a tidal turbine at EMEC’s tidal test site in Orkney, using its GM700 heavy lift barge

Xodus and Green Marine form new marine renewables partnership

Xodus Group has formed a partnership with Orkney based Green Marine to launch a new integrated service for the maintenance of offshore renewable assets. The lifecycle approach will utilise Xodus’ new integrity management software tool…

Murray Kerr

£600k of new contracts and new MD for Ellon engineering firm

Engineering services firm, SengS, has announced significant new deals which will take its turnover for this financial year past the £2million mark for the first time. The Ellon-based business has also strengthened its senior team…

John Guy, EnerMech regional director, Middle East, Asia and Caspian

EnerMech Launch JV With Iraq’s Khudairi Group

Aberdeen-based EnerMech has launched a joint venture with the Khudairi Group in Iraq to target both the re-emerging oil and gas and large infrastructure sectors.  The JV, with one of the country’s longest established family-owned…

Chris Armitage

Heliex reinvents steam with three new technologies

Heliex Power, the East Kilbride-based innovative energy company, has launched three new products to help a variety of industries maximise their energy efficiency, by building on its existing unique steam technology. The company, working with…

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