Renewable energy businesses in the north-east of England are set to benefit from a new £2.8million initiative to encourage more small and medium sized firms into the supply chain.
Training & Technology
Maritime technology firm IHC Merwede is to develop new systems for five floating production storage and offloading vessels.
Air safety regulators have given their approval to plans for modifications which will allow the grounded EC225 Super Puma fleet to return to the air.
Swiss drilling services firm Transocean has claimed a new world record for drilling in deep water.
Aberdeen-based Reservoir Group has acquired Canadian well installation firm Planet Services in a six-figure deal.
The UK’s energy minister has warned that the world-leading subsea industry could leave the north-east if it continues to struggle to attract enough skilled workers.
Energy industry giants GE have completed their £2.2billion takeover of oil and gas industry lift producers Lufkin.
Aberdeen-based energy services firm Plexus has landed a deal worth up to £1.3million to provide wellhead technology for exploration off the Australian coast.
Survival Craft Inspectorate (SCI), a global provider of emergency marine evacuation systems, is investing £500,000 in a new training academy.
American scientists at the University of Delaware . . . chemist Joel Rosenthal and doctoral student John DiMeglio . . . have developed what is claimed to be a low-cost way of converting carbon dioxide into a synthetic fuel for multiple uses including power cars.
Offshore chemical specialist Aubin has launched a new subsea division to provide support for aging infrastructure in the North Sea.
ABB has landed a £13million deal with Aberdeen-based Dana Petroleum.
Pupils from Cults Academy reached the finals of this year’s Petrochallenge after winning the heat in Aberdeen.
Reef Subsea has completed rock removal for A/S Norske Shell on its Draugen Field, off Norway.
Aberdeen-based flange management developers Equalizer have opened their first overseas office as they look to continue their international expansion.
Aker Solutions is to provide up to 24 sets of splitter wellhead systems after signing a £9.7million deal with Murphy Sarawak.
Energy skills body Opito is to invest more than £1million a yearn establishing the country's first national oil and gas skills agenda to address the need to draw new recruits in industry.
Hydrasun has invested nearly £100,000 in a cutting-edge system at its Aberdeen warehouse.
Energy industry project management group Technip has landed a contract to provide services for BP's new plant in China.
One of the most common questions asked by customers is which type of Control of Work system will deliver the best results – paper-based or electronic? The answer is always the same: that there is no absolute answer.
Offshore survival specialist Survivex opened its £1.5million fire training centre with an event for clients yesterday.
Scottish company Dron and Dickson (D&D) has moved its Middle East business into new premises to accommodate planned expansion.
The £10,000 biofuel-powered bike will reach 15mph on land or 25mph in the air, with the designers claiming it will reach heights of 4,000ft.
Women’s 'raw talent' could be the answer to the skills shortage affecting the energy sector, believes an industry skills leader.
Energy companies must do more to reassure young people about the long-term job stability in the North Sea - and specifically Scotland, industry figures have warned.