In the face of significant challenges, the oil & gas sector needs to embrace digitalisation and increase the pace of change to survive the decade ahead.
Energy Voice considers the prospect of an oil supercycle and its potential supply crunch, rising demand, and triple digit oil prices.
Leading global safety firm, RelyOn Nutec, has further expanded its market leading digital training capabilities by adding a core oil and gas safety course to its comprehensive e-learning library.
If the UK is to meet its net-zero carbon emissions target by 2050, then green stimulus incentives are very much needed, but are the existing schemes working to their full capacity?
Businesses following the recent raft of flagship green support measures, announced to support energy transition in the north east of Scotland, could be forgiven for losing track last month.
The last 12 months have seen an astonishing shift in the working patterns of millions of Brits. At the start of 2020, a mere 6% of UK workers worked from home. Now, it’s the norm for so many of us. The success of this unexpected experiment suggests that, as far as remote working is concerned, the genie is well and truly out of the bottle.
Asset transfers can be complex from an information and technology perspective but can be the springboard for innovation, as well as delivering the expected productivity. The critical path is for the transfer of services agreement, safety case, readiness and transition of operations. This article highlights the types of transfer, the issues we face and Sword’s tried and tested approach to dealing with them.
Glasgow-based RemNOx announces the launch of a global distribution deal using innovative fuel technologies of SulNOx Group.
As the race to reach net zero picks up pace, the building blocks are one by one falling into place. Last month saw the publication of yet another milestone, the North Sea Transition Deal which sets out the crucial role the oil and gas industry will play in the quest to decarbonise.
Oil and gas operators are regularly faced with obsolescence issues when parts of their subsea control systems need replacing or updating.
There is no doubt that the Covid-19 pandemic has transformed how we work. Over the past year, it has been a constant challenge to balance legislation and safeguard health, safety and wellbeing as personnel were forced to work remotely.
As the industry presses ahead towards achieving net zero by 2050, we recognise that everybody is being asked to be something different at the moment.
The offshore energy industry has been significantly impacted by the recent oil price downturns and the various challenges brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic.
What do Olympic athletes and a North Sea recruitment agency have in common? Marginal gains.
As governments and corporates set ambitious targets to decarbonise, investment in low-carbon technology is becoming increasingly attractive as a core investment strategy. “Low carbon” comprises technologies that enable the energy transition.
Pipeline technology firm STATS Group has continued to grow its market share in North America throughout the Covid-19 pandemic and is now preparing to move into a larger facility in Houston.
A year on from being hit by some of the biggest challenges the upstream exploration and production (E&P) sector has faced and so far in 2021, we have seen a greater volume of disclosed North Sea deal value than in the whole of 2020.
With everything the oil and gas industry has had to contend with in the last year, it would be easy for companies to lose sight of the wider picture.
Aberdeen-headquartered Drillmar Resources has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with fellow energy recruitment specialist JAB Recruitment to create DRILLJAB, a joint project with a view to providing staffing solutions to the drilling contractor sector across the Americas.
Flexibility will be essential for workers in the energy transition, with employment likely to switch between oil and gas and the new technologies.
Clyde Training Solutions announces an exclusive multi-year safety training agreement with Caledonian MacBrayne
Clyde Training Solutions is proud to announce an exclusive multi-year safety training agreement with Caledonian MacBrayne (CalMac) to provide STCW Training to the ferry operator’s offshore workforce.
The success of the hit 2019 TV series Chernobyl has done the reputation of nuclear power no favours.
No individual, business or organisation in the world has been left untouched by Covid-19 and with many businesses on their knees and not knowing where to turn, it has been a tumultuous year. However, a survey recently carried out by Santander found that of all the UK, those in Scotland are the most positive about bouncing back, with 74% of participants citing that they are now confident of growth within the next three years. This figure is up from just under 24% in autumn 2020.
It is all very well to talk about coming out the other side of crises but it’s only by investing that we will get there in better shape.
Sword IT Solutions has embarked on an exciting new chapter with the creation of the Sword Energy Sector.