Aker Solutions was celebrated as the best subsea firm of the year at a prestigious industry event in Aberdeen last night.
GE Oil and Gas demonstrated a clear example of the kind of collaboration the industry has been calling for with the launch of its latest high-performance wellhead system at this year's Subsea Expo in Aberdeen.
Brazil will remain an attractive location for the UK’s subsea sector despite the Zika virus outbreak and the Petrobras corruption scandal, an independent consultant from the South American country said yesterday. Daniella Carneiro was speaking on the sidelines of Subsea Expo in Aberdeen, where a new initiative was launched to improve links between UK and Brazilian subsea firms. Ms Carneiro, a London-based director of Chartham Consulting, said UK Trade and Investment and the Brazilian Science and Technology Ministry had produced a catalogue which lays out information about subsea firms from both countries.
Unlocking untapped oil reserves in small pools in the UK North Sea could land as a $20 billion prize for the oil and gas industry according to a senior executive.
The UK oil and gas industry should learn from the car industry how to reinvent itself as a world-class technological leader, a company boss has urged.
Data from the HSE (Health and Safety Executive) has shown more than a third of piping and pipeline failures are caused by vibration, erosion and corrosion.
Subsea Expo got off to a flying start with a busy exhibition and a packed-out auditorium for the conference plenary session.
Iqarus has revealed its deal to acquire hygiene consultancy C-CHEC could be one of many planned acquisitions in the future.
Subsea firm Harkand was presented with a challenge by its client Premier Oil - creating a vessel with 'walk to work' capabilities.
For many companies in the subsea sector, 2015 was a painful year marked by a focus on cost reduction. Among the many challenges for businesses was the requirement to reduce capital spend alongside operational expenditure with nothing being immune from cuts. Within this environment staff costs are a significant outgoing for any company, but for an industry that relies on a highly skilled workforce, huge cuts in staff numbers could mean a severe depletion in the skills base come the hoped for up-turn.
There’s not a quick fix solution to the range of issues currently facing the subsea industry. Short–term measures and knee-jerk cost-cutting may have worked in previous downturns, but this time we must take a long-term approach and implement fundamental changes that will deliver lasting results.
The North Sea is fighting back to meet the challenges of maximising economic recovery from the UKCS, according to the industry regulator.
The entire oil and gas industry must transform the way it goes about its business if there is to be a viable future.
A matchmaking service that aims to reduce the cost of recruiting project engineers has been launched at Subsea Expo in Aberdeen.
Ashtead Technology has today launched a white paper showing how approaches to the installation and integrity management of subsea systems can reduce cost.
Subsea 7 today confirmed it has landed a three-year framework agreement with Chevron North Sea, Dana Petroleum, Hess Denmark, Nexen Petroleum, Taqa Bratani and Talisman Sinopec Energy UK.
Aberdeen engineering specialist Xodus Group has launched a new asset lifecycle tool at Subsea Expro aims to help oil companies asset integrity issues.
Subsea Expo 2016 will launch tomorrow in Aberdeen with 5,000 people signed-up for the three day event.
The role that innovation will play in the future of the subsea sector will be highlighted at Subsea Expo this week.
In times of duress, it’s easy to put research and innovation on the backburner. But there are plenty of reasons to make sure it remains a core part of your business., says .
There’s not a quick fix solution to the range of issues currently facing the subsea industry.
“The problem that the UK had was realised before we had this oil price crash,” Gordon said. “Our costs were spiralling out of control; the writing was on the wall, but we didn’t do much about it as an industry. The drop amplified and compounded those problems.”
Firms are being encouraged to set their sights on increasing business exports in a bid to sustain long-term growth. Industry body Subsea UK has widened its Global Opportunities programme during Subsea Expo next month.
The UK’s £9billion subsea oil and gas industry has been urged to celebrate success despite the downturn, as the shortlist for an award ceremony was unveiled.
Paradigm Flow Services demonstrated their latest technology to delegates at Subsea Expo in Aberdeen.