SUBSEA firm Flexlife is hoping to help give students and graduates a foot on the career ladder - and aid its own ongoing growth - by increasing its internship programme.
Training & Technology
A BID to strengthen collaboration between teachers and the oil and gas industry saw teachers and career advisors shown firsthand innovations in the energy sector at an event in Aberdeen.
STUDENTS at Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen have been given the chance to design trophies for awards recognising success in the oil and gas industry.
ABERDEEN'S two universities will come together this week to showcase their engineering research.
Universities cannot be expected to shoulder the burden of tackling the impending North Sea skills crisis alone, according to one boss.
Cutting-edge innovation from the north-east was put on show to oil majors in Aberdeen yesterday.
Peterhead engineering firm Score Group is to take an innovative valve leak-detection device to the oil and gas industry after £18.5million of funding from Lloyds Banking Group.
A GROUP of 50 students from Turriff, Mintlaw and Huntly Academy joined Shell for its second annual Girls Energy conference in Aberdeen last month.
ENGINEERING firm Jee, which specialises in pipeline, riser and subsea work, has taken on six graduate engineers. Joining the firm are graduates Daniel McNulty, Colin Dow and Joe Leask, to be based in Aberdeen, and Thomas Bryden, Aimen Sattar and Chris Fisher, to be based in Tonbridge. Jee employs more than 50 staff worldwide, based in the UK and the Middle East and has offices in Aberdeen, London and Abu Dhabi.
OIL and gas body the Intervention and Coiled Tubing Association (ICoTA) has named the finalists for an award which recognises the technological achievements of oil and gas firms.
ABERDEENSHIRE oilfield service company Romar International is looking to add to its workforce after securing a substantial contract from Shell UK.
DISABLED young people in the far north will be able to go horseback riding now thanks to the generosity of two oil companies.
OIL and gas industry services firm Score Group outlined the need to continue training and bringing new people into the industry at a lunch and learn event in Aberdeen last month.
OIL and gas services firm Cosalt Offshore has taken the plunge and recruited its first cohort of graduates.
CHEVRON Technology Ventures has launched a demonstration project to test the viability of using solar energy to produce oil.
PIPELINE bundles may only represent a small percentage of the total length of installed pipeline in the North Sea but, come the time for their decommissioning, it is of course essential that they too are dealt with in a safe and environmentally responsible manner.
LORD Douglas Cullen will join an impressive line-up of leading oil and gas industry figures sharing their experiences and insights during our second annual Safety and Competency Conference in Abu Dhabi later this month.
ENERGY skills ambassador Celia Anderson has been awarded an Honorary Fellowship by the University Campus Suffolk (UCS Lowestoft).
EIGHT new apprentices are set for a footing in the oil and gas industry after joining industry logistics business Asco.
A GROUP of 19 university researchers have given their thoughts on the possible solutions to the challenge of carbon capture and storage (CCS).
STUDENTS from eight schools across the north-east got their teeth into the maths of the oil and gas industry at the first of four TechFest-SetPoint's Maths in the Pipeline workshops this term.
BORED with geography lessons despite the fantastic new David Attenborough series on the box about the coldest places on planet Earth?
ABERDEENSHIRE youngsters have just been given an early month taste of the skills and challenges encountered in industry at a science and engineering showcase day in the Granite City.
Oilfield service firm Reservoir Group, of Aberdeen, yesterday unveiled its fifth acquisition of the year.
A WIND energy firm announced plans yesterday to provide £3.25million over 25 years for educational initiatives in the Highlands if its proposed windfarm near Inverness secures planning permission.