A NEW training course launched by Aberdeen-based C-MAR Group is claimed to help improve maintenance and reduce costly downtime offshore.
Oil & Gas
CALEDYNE, an Aberdeen-based energy industry engineering service and product specialist, will be recognised in America in May with a global award for its retrievable metal-to-metal (MTM) downhole seal system.
INTERNATIONAL oilfield service company Expro has landed a deal in Angola understood to be worth more than £50million.
Malcolm Webb is the public face of Britain's oil and gas industry.
BOSSES of Venture Production met their opposite numbers at British/Scottish Gas owner Centrica yesterday to discuss its interest in the Aberdeen oil and gas firm.
OIL service company Baker Hughes revealed some organisational changes yesterday, including a promotion for former Wood Group, Shell UK and WellDynamics employee Derek Mathieson.
North Sea oil companies last night agreed to stop using personal locator beacons pending a full investigation into their interference with helicopter equipment.
Nautical Petroleum, which specialises in the development of heavy-oil assets in the UK and mainland Europe, said yesterday it was on track to bring two North Sea fields to development.
North Sea oil company Petro-Canada is being bought for more than £10billion by fellow Canadian firm Suncor Energy.
Five hundred Aberdeen employees of helicopter company Bristow face an anxious wait before discovering if their jobs are safe.
Scottish oil and gas operator Bowleven said yesterday a suitor was now carrying out financial checks on the firm following a takeover approach.
ABOUT 100 delegates representing key players in the renewable-energy industry are meeting at Gleneagles today to discuss challenges facing the sector.
The chief executive of Opito - the Oil and Gas Academy - is spelling out the importance of investing in education and training at an industry conference in London this week.
Venture Production, which is a possible takeover target for British/Scottish Gas owner Centrica, has confirmed a new gas find in the UK southern North Sea.
COSALT, which provides safety equipment and services to the offshore oil and gas and marine industries, said yesterday that trading in its first quarter to January 26 had been in line with its expectations.
Venture Production saw its share price rise again yesterday just a day after it soared more than 26.5% to 734p on news of British and Scottish gas owner Centrica paying almost £230million to buy a 22% stake in the Aberdeen-based oil and gas operator.
SUBSEA engineering and construction contractor Technip has awarded scholarships to students at the Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen for a second year.
The use of emergency beacons designed to save the lives of offshore workers was halted last night over fears they could interfere with vital aircraft equipment.
Oil industry leaders warned yesterday that companies could quit the North Sea for good if the UK Government did not provide immediate tax relief.
OIL bosses have underlined their commitment to health and safety at a meeting of more than 80 business leaders.
Venture Production, the Aberdeen-based oil and gas operator, saw its share price soar yesterday after British and Scottish Gas owner Centrica snapped up more than one-fifth of Venture's shares.
North-east subsidiaries of James Fisher and Sons made a large contribution to a 26% surge in annual profits, the marine service firm said yesterday.
Venture Production, the Aberdeen-based oil and gas operator, has reported a record financial performance in 2008.
ABERDEEN-BASED mechanical service company EnerMech has won a contract with Talisman Energy Norge worth about £550,000.
BG GROUP has taken a further step towards buying Australian coal-seam gas producer Pure Energy Resources for about £480million after rival bidder Arrow Energy, of Australia, decided to let its offer lapse.