ABERDEEN company Enterprise Engineering Services has announced the appointment of Andrew Scott as managing director.
Oil & Gas
COSALT Offshore, which supplies safety equipment and services to the oil and gas and marine industries, has concluded an agreement to distribute specialist wire ropes which its chairman Calum Melville believes could be worth £35-£50million over 3 1/2 years.
A multimillion-pound grant from the Scottish Government will help safeguard more than 500 jobs at a giant oil refinery, First Minister Alex Salmond said yesterday.
A north-east businessman has led a management buy-in at Aberdeen-based Walker Technical Resources (WTR) with a multimillion-pound investment.
OIL prices rose to near seven-month highs yesterday as improving global factory activity bolstered expectations of an economic recovery.
Aberdeen energy service company Wood Group is building up its presence in Australia.
Dana Petroleum, the Aberdeen oil and gas operator, told shareholders yesterday at its annual meeting in the Granite City that 2008 had been another excellent year for the company.
Seletar Shipping (Scotland), the Aberdeen-based ship agent, is under new ownership today after being snapped up by a subsidiary of international oil and gas logistics specialist ASCO Group.
THERE is no doubt that the past more than six months of tight oil prices has served to focus minds in the offshore industry. However Fugro-Rovtech's managing director, Grant Aitchison, is cautiously optimistic about the future.
Offshore wind activity is at an all-time high. The next two years will see significant year-on-year growth in capacity installed. However, the industry is struggling with development costs, which have more than doubled in five years.
The best ways to improve energy security, mitigate global warming and reduce the number of deaths caused by air pollution are blowing in the wind and rippling in the water.
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The Senior Accounting Officer certification process announced in the Chancellor's Budget marked a significant step in the Government's attempts to increase personal and corporate accountability for tax matters.
SO WHAT has FPAL achieved after 13 years? At a recent industry forum held in Aberdeen, senior management presented the familiar "is the glass half full or half empty?" routine as a way of reviewing the impact that the supply-chain gateway organisation has had since it developed out of the CRINE initiative in 1996.
George Yule has been three years in the job of CEO at Dominion Gas in Aberdeen, taking the company through considerable change.
Norway is now the second richest country in Europe, in terms of income per person, after Luxembourg. The population of 4.6million is a little smaller than Scotland's.
IN AN intriguing turning of the tables, the UK offshore industry's Aberdeen-based Industry Technology Facilitator has assembled a list of more than 20 projects that companies - from large operators through to the lower reaches of the oil&gas supply chain - would like postgraduate students to tackle.
How will we meet the world's changing needs for energy? The global energy industry faces challenges from growing demand in developing economies, alternative sources of supply, climate change, regulation and energy security.
BANANAS are a staple crop of Rwanda, in Africa. The fruit is eaten raw, fried and baked - it even produces banana beer and wine.
Wings that redirect air to waggle sideways could cut airline fuel bills by 20%, according to research funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and Airbus in the UK.
A NEW type of air-fuelled battery could give up to 10 times the energy storage of designs currently available.
FOOTSIE-LISTED Hallin Marine has teamed with GeoLab to win the vessel and ROV contract for the Pearl GTL project under development by Shell and Qatar Petroleum.
THE Helix Energy Solutions floating production unit, Helix Producer I (HPI), has arrived in the US Gulf of Mexico following major modifications at a shipyard in Greece to continue preparations for installation in the company's Phoenix deepwater field in Green Canyon blocks 236 and 237 in Q1 2010.
ROLLS-ROYCE has secured a £38million contract to supply a newly developed anchor-handling system that will enable floating production units to be secured to the seabed in extreme conditions offshore Brazil, where a string of large discoveries awaits development.
An innovative new subsea water-injection treatment system is due to undergo full-scale pilot plant trials on the seabed early this month.