The ControlCentre

Natural Power invests £540k in state-of-the-art ControlCentre

Energy Minister Paul Wheelhouse has visited Natural Power’s global headquarters, ‘The Green House’ in Dumfries and Galloway, to mark the official launch of the new over £540,000 ControlCentre, and to mark the opening of Fred…

Russell Borthwick

Trends in E&P activity values reach highest levels since 2014

The value of exploration and production activity across the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) continues to rise with firms also now equally optimistic about the North Sea and international markets for the first time since 2013…

Barry Park

OEM Group and EnerMech Sign Global Cooperation Agreement

OEM Group and integrated engineering services specialist EnerMech have signed a three-year worldwide collaboration agreement to identify opportunities to deliver engine support services through EnerMech’s global service centres. The agreement will see OEM supply EnerMech…

Duncan Bonner

Falck Safety Services UK appoints new UK managing director

Training, management and competency organisation, Falck Safety Services UK, has appointed a new UK managing director. Duncan Bonner has been  UK sales director with the company for the previous two years.  He takes over from Colin…

Briggs Marine continues North West England growth with Peel Ports contract

Fife-based marine contractors, Briggs Marine, has bolstered its presence in Liverpool following a contract award by Peel Ports worth approximately £2million annually. The contract will see Briggs provide all mooring services for ships arriving and leaving the…

Scots entrepreneur invests £250k in new QC solution

A Scots entrepreneur has created a new solution for managing quality control and increasing visibility during the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) phase of large oil and gas development projects globally after investing around £250,000 in…

Eddie Young

New MD takes the helm at GA Scotland while the company reports £1m in new business

Integrated manufacturing solution provider to the oil and gas industry, GA Scotland, has won a raft of new business for its Dundee operation since the turn of the year. The business, part of the private-equity…

Howard Woodcock, chief executive at Bibby Offshore

Bibby Offshore secures multimillion North Sea contract

Subsea services provider, Bibby Offshore, has secured a two-phase multimillion pound contract with an oil & gas and production company. The contract will see Bibby Offshore carry out IRM services across a number of the operators North…

Steve Swindell

Xodus celebrates strong twelve months with £5million in field development contracts

International energy consultancy Xodus Group has revealed it has won £5million worth of field development work over the past twelve months. The company has recently been awarded two projects by Apache for its Storr and…

Walter Thain

Three60 Energy strengthens Senior Management Team with new CEO

Three60 Energy, a newly formed oil field service company backed by Simmons Private Equity, today announced the appointment of a new board member to strengthen the senior management team and drive the future growth of…

Salvatore Cutino, Regional Director Africa, EnerMech Ltd

EnerMech aims to double African revenues to £50m

Aberdeen-based global integrated engineering services specialist, EnerMech, has appointed Salvatore Cutino as regional director for Africa as it looks to double revenues in the region to more than £50 million over the next three years.…

David Currie

Proserv completes $50m financial restructuring

Energy services company, Proserv, has completed a successful financial restructuring, strengthening the long term plans of the company. Through a debt-for-equity exchange and injection of a $50 million investment, the company’s two largest lenders - KKR…

Ian Phillips, chief executive of OGIC.

OGIC reports significant support for Scottish job creation

The Oil & Gas Innovation Centre (OGIC) has reported that more than 500 jobs will be sustained or created in Scotland over the next six years as a direct result of its support for research…

OPITO Workforce Dynamics Review, Future Talent

Oil and gas industry urged to support new skills strategy

The UKCS Workforce Dynamics Review, by global energy skills body OPITO in partnership with Robert Gordon University’s (RGU) Oil and Gas Institute, assesses the changing skills requirements for the industry over the next 20 years.…

The Underwater Centre

New ownership secures sustainable future for The Underwater Centre

Subsea training and trials centre, The Underwater Centre, located in the Scottish Highlands, has turned a corner after receiving industry support to secure its future. Industry and public bodies including Oil & Gas UK, Subsea…

New global oil and gas decommissioning consortium with unique approach for operators

A collaborative supply chain approach to global decommissioning has been launched, offering an end-to-end solution from industry leaders, to reduce the decommissioning burden, risk and cost for operators. The new global decommissioning consortium, which includes…

From left - Kevin Keogh, Andrew Forest, Fernando Hernandez

Paradigm Flow Services continues US success

The Houston office of oil and gas services provider Paradigm Flow Services has secured work worth £7 million ($9.7 million) in the last 12 months. In late 2016, Kevin Keogh relocated from the company’s Aberdeenshire…

Aiken Group’s new base helps lands key contract

Aberdeen-based Aiken Group’s new base on the outskirts of the city has proved to be the key factor in securing a significant new contract. In response to customer demand, Aiken Group recently announced an expansion…

Neart na Gaoithe

The EDF Group acquires 450 MW offshore wind project in Scotland

The EDF Group, via EDF Renewables in the United Kingdom, a joint subsidiary of EDF Energy and EDF Energies Nouvelles, has bought the Neart na Gaoithe wind farm project from wind and solar developer Mainstream Renewable…

RotoMill

TWMA marks further success with West Africa project

TWMA, provider of specialised drilling waste management services, is set to deliver drill cuttings management services to New Age Cameroon Offshore Petroleum (New Age) in a two well, offshore drilling project. The work scope, which…

Scot Heat & Power

Scots biomass specialist unveils exclusive Electratherm partnership

Uphall-based Scot Heat & Power has signed an exclusive partnership to be the only Scottish company to offer ElectraTherm’s innovative Power+ Generator that utilises waste heat for efficient clean energy production. A global leader in…

MeyGen, the world’s flagship tidal stream project

Xodus and Atlantis Resources to target Japanese tidal opportunities

Xodus Group has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Atlantis Resources to pursue the development of a tidal energy project in Japan. The ambition for this agreement is to secure funding and establish a…

Jonathan Roger

Siccar Point Energy confirms Cambo well spud and Shell deal completion

Siccar Point Energy has started drilling a final appraisal well on the Cambo field, north-west of Shetland, with results expected this summer. The Aberdeen based production, development and exploration company, has also confirmed the completion…

Bob MacDonald

Wood and IBM collaborate to transform asset life cycle management

Wood and IBM have entered into an agreement to conceive and offer new digital products and services that will advance operational efficiencies for customers in industrial and energy markets. This multi-year agreement combines Wood’s engineering innovation and industry…

Tom Leeson

Decom North Sea reveals finalists for Inaugural Decommissioning Awards

Decom North Sea has today {Tuesday 1 May} announced its’ finalists for the first industry awards dedicated to decommissioning. Hosted by the organisation the evening prior to the annual Decom Offshore Conference, the awards aim…