Allister Thomas

OTC

Efforts to rejuvenate Aberdeen at OTC

03/05/2018

A new body tasked with bringing international investment to the north-east has ambitious plans to attract a digital software company.

OTC

Reactive’s Chimera monster investment

03/05/2018

An Aberdeen oilfield service firm has invested more than £250,000 in its Houston facility to support the manufacturing of a new product.

OTC

OPINION: Houston has much to teach us

03/05/2018

I remember clearly that when Aberdeen first looked at redeveloping Union Terrace Gardens, Sir Ian Wood – now chairman of the economic development outfit Opportunity North East (ONE) – claimed that it would help turn Aberdeen into “the Houston of the east”.

OTC

50 years of OTC – 50 years of the North Sea!

02/05/2018

Given that OTC will be in full swing in Houston as this is published, and that it is celebrating its 50th anniversary, I thought it would be timely to look back over 50 years of oil and gas in the North Sea with a bit of a legal lens. We are also celebrating at CMS, since our Aberdeen office is 25 years old this year so it’s a good time for reflection.

OTC

Collaboration the way forward says Burness Paull

02/05/2018

The Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) is now entering its 50th year. Interestingly, the year of the first conference coincided with the Ekofisk discovery, heralding the start of the northern North Sea as a basin back in 1969.