Scottish software firm Asset Guardian Solutions (AGSL) has won a contract with BP to support the British major's Clair Ridge project in the North Sea.
AGR has landed a string of contracts worth $1million.
Crucial issues affecting the North Sea will be examined at this year's ONS.
NOV Elmar has left Stavanger to accommodate growing staff numbers.
ACE Winches has launched its latest technology - Reel Drive Systems (RDS) - at this year’s ONS.
Swire Oilfield Services has roped in the expertise of military logistics professionals and the retail sector to create a sophisticated tracking device aimed at alleviating the issues of a stretched supply chain.
Expro has announced a $40million investment into a new Norwegian base.
An independent Scotland faces a basic income tax rate of 30% or 5% cuts to public spending across the board when new oil and gas estimates from one of the industry’s most respected figures are taken into account, according to Treasury Chief Secretary Danny Alexander.
Petrofac chairman Norman Murray has quit the oil and gas service company, with immediate effect.
Hunting Energy Services has appointed a new regional manager for Norway as it shifts its focus to the Scandinavian market.
EDF Energy is the latest of the Big Six energy companies to pay out millions after an investigation by watchdog Ofgem found it had breached complaint handling rules.
Former prime minister Gordon Brown has urged Scots to “think twice” before backing independence as he issued a stark warning that oil cash would only pay for a “fraction” of public services if the country left the UK.
North Atlantic Drilling Ltd., the rig-owner controlled by billionaire John Fredriksen, will hand OAO Rosneft a stake valued at more than $1billion in return for land rigs and cash, deepening ties amid sanctions on Russia.
I’m writing this column with a painful and poignant date at the forefront of my thoughts.
Yesterday we discovered a massive black hole in Alex Salmond’s economic case for independence. Sir Ian Wood, one of the world’s foremost oil industry experts, issued a clear warning about the Scottish Government’s projections for North Sea oil extraction. He said that their prediction that 24 billion barrels of oil still remain to be extracted from the North Sea is between 45% and 60% too high. His view is that the correct figure is between 15 and 16.5 billion barrels remaining.
Work is poised to begin on creating the world’s biggest tidal energy scheme in the Pentland Firth after a funding deal was agreed. The £50million investment in the Meygen project was hailed last night as key to cementing the north as a “global leader” in the sector.
This week Energy Voice exclusively sat down with Sir Ian Wood when the industry veteran broke his silence regarding the monumental September 18 vote for the first time ever. Here is a round-up of some additional highlights from the exclusive interview, where he discusses the likelihood of an oil fund, the role of decommissioning and the future of onshore exploration.
On August 23 last year four people died when a CHC-operated Super Puma L2 plunged into the sea two miles from Sumburgh Airport.
Independence would give Scotland a second chance to harness its oil wealth for the “benefit of the nation”, a Scottish Government report has claimed.
Sir Ian Wood’s explosive intervention in the independence debate is being hailed by Labour as “the most important moment of the campaign”. Energy Voice’s exclusive interview with the Aberdeen-based oil services businessman set the agenda in the referendum battle on Thursday, dominating first minister’s questions at Holyrood.
Maersk Training has appointed a new general manager in Aberdeen.
Major energy infrastructure projects unveiled for the north yesterday are expected to lead to thousands of new jobs.
Norway risks discouraging investment in its oil industry if western Europe’s biggest crude producer repeats surprise tax increases and political meddling in projects, according to a report.
Scotland’s Macallan whisky distillery is set to get most of its heat requirement from a combined heat and power plant part-funded by the government.
Wind power has generated a new record high of 22% of the UK“s electricity over a 24-hour period, industry body RenewableUK said.