A FORMER Norman Broadbent director, Jon Glesinger, has launched a radically different people business dedicated to harnessing the expertise of people who have retired from the oil&gas patch.
Oil & Gas
PETRO-CANADA has apparently made a significant natural gas discovery in offshore Tobago deepwater block 22.
THE Estonian Maritime Administration has awarded a contract to Aker Arctic Technology of Helsinki, Finland, for designing a new multipurpose icebreaker that will be capable of functioning as an offshore support vessel out of season.
PETROBRAS has revealed that it has made a significant gas and condensate field discovery in the pre-salt layer in block BM-S-24 of the ultra-deepwater Santos Basin.
"I SAID I'd come for two, but it's been three-and-a-half years. I've done my time," says Pridden, who intends to stay at the helm until a suitable successor is found.
BAE Systems is marshalling its forces to break into upstream oil&gas, with an armoury of technologies and systems that could have a major beneficial impact offshore.
INDEPENDENTS Chrysaor and Faroe Petroleum are each planning critical appraisal wells this summer that could, if successful, lead to two new UK Atlantic Frontier developments - Solan and Freya.
Waves pound a trawler at St Kilda, in the Western Isles, yesterday. Her crew are safe thanks to the heroic efforts of coastguard helicopter rescuers. Page 13
Scottish Power today imposed inflation-busting price increases on its customers - the fourth major energy supplier to do so in four weeks.
Former colleagues of the scientist credited with creating Dolly the Sheep have urged the Queen to strip him of his knighthood over claims he played a minor role in the cloning breakthrough.
Snowstorms and gales caused havoc in the Highlands yesterday.
A heroic helicopter winchman was forced to cling to a stricken trawler as waves crashed over him during the rescue of 14 crew in gale-force winds yesterday.