Aberdeen firm Balmoral Group said a cost-saving product it is showcasing at the Offshore Technology Conference in Houston has had a "fantastic response" from industry.
‘Going the distance’ is the theme of OTC this year as the annual conference celebrates its 50th anniversary – a pivotal exhibition for the UK oil and gas industry to showcase its capabilities on an international stage.
Balmoral has completed an extensive R&D programme to develop a new range of low-density syntactic foams.
As the 2018 Offshore Technology Conference week draws to a close, optimism in the oilfield services sector is returning. Sean P. Heinroth, Vice President at EY Parthenon in Houston, explains why the market environment, from North America to the North Sea, is more positive.
Aberdeen’s Lord Provost Barney Crockett was the only British politician to attend a major oil and gas conference in America this week.
Aberdeenshire firm Paradigm Flow Services' Houston operation has won contracts worth £7million in the last year and secured a move to new, larger premises in the Texan city.
The subsea oil and gas sector will make a “strong” recovery if companies can “hang on for the ride” for another two to three years, a finance expert said yesterday.
A hectic week of exhibiting, networking, negotiating and golfing has come to a close in Texas for a host of north-east energy industry leaders.
Mark Lammey talks to a former Inverness family who have found that living in Houston for a decade has raised their game – in more ways than one
Contracts with “biscuit factories and timber mills” helped the boss of an
Westerton USA will “tell it like it is” even if it means saying no to clients, the company’s general manager said.
A new body tasked with bringing international investment to the north-east has ambitious plans to attract a digital software company.
An Aberdeen oilfield service firm has invested more than £250,000 in its Houston facility to support the manufacturing of a new product.
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”.
Scottish-American oil firm Ziyen has picked up another two leases in the Illinois Basin, taking its total to 13.
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.
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.
Confidence is returning to the oil industry but the sector is not yet ready to land a knockout blow to the downturn, experts said in Houston yesterday.
An Aberdeen e-learning firm which got tired of waiting for the oil and gas industry to tackle its training and skills crisis has decided to lead the way.
The US oil industry is not yet sprinting toward recovery, but the sector is “definitely on the mend”.
Aberdeen firm ICR Integrity has joined forces with a company from Trinidad and Tobago to offer pipeline repair and maintenance services in the Caribbean nation.
Energy service giant Wood, of Aberdeen, and technology firm IBM have teamed up to harness artificial intelligence, analytics and blockchain to transform the way oil companies operate.
My visit to OTC for the first time in my new role as supply chain and HSE director comes at a time when both the UK and international oil and gas industry have begun to emerge from weathering some turbulent times.
A disaster on the scale of Piper Alpha could befall the North Sea oil sector again, an industry expert has warned.