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Growing energy demand won’t be met by renewables alone, says BOSS Energy Director

30/07/2018

Michael Johnson, director at the industry-leading recruitment agency, BOSS Energy, provides his thoughts on the current oil and gas market and the future challenges facing the industry. Johnson, a founding member of BOSS Energy, with 7 years energy recruitment experience highlights the focus of the business and its services within the recruitment market.

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More costs on their way for contractors & service companies?

23/07/2018

Aberdeen, more than most, has given much thought to the effects of the off-payroll working rules introduced into the public sector in April 2017, and the potential repercussions if these rules were rolled out into the private sector.

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Exercise is good for staff health

06/07/2018

“If there is any deficiency in food or exercise, the body will fall sick.” That’s according to Hippocrates, the Father of Modern Medicine. He made the claim 2,000 years ago, neatly demonstrating the idea that physical activity is good for you is nothing new.

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Striving to strike the balance

05/07/2018

Striking the balance between staying true to your founding values and moving with the times is one of the most important things any business can strive for writes Stewart Wilson, Managing Director, KSW Engineering.

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Burness Paull: Safety case for newbies …

05/07/2018

July 6, 2018, marks 30 years since 167 people died in the largest offshore disaster, Piper Alpha. It was described by Lord Cullen who chaired the Piper Alpha inquiry as “the worst possible imaginable thing”.

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New upstream oil and gas appointment at AAB

04/07/2018

Anderson Anderson & Brown LLP (AAB), one of the UK’s leading independent firms of Chartered Accountants & Business Advisors, has announced the appointment of Graeme Robertson as Senior Manager in their specialist joint venture and contact audit business, John F Daly Associates. In this role, Graeme becomes a key member of AAB’s specialist Upstream Oil & Gas team.

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Scotoil shares secret of success

04/07/2018

Investment in facilities and the retention of experienced staff has positioned Aberdeen firm Scotoil Services to take advantage of the growing demand for North Sea oil and gas decommissioning services.

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Score Training doing proactive work on emissions

04/07/2018

Pipelines and piping systems are highly regulated areas. They are high risk with valves being critical components within these systems. To effectively manage risk in piping systems and maintain regulatory compliance, personnel operating, maintaining and managing the systems must have a solid understanding of valves and valve operators.

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Communication is the key, Kelvin TOP-SET says

04/07/2018

Human factors are at the heart of all major offshore incidents, indeed all incidents, an investigation expert has recently stated. David Ramsay, group managing director of industry specialists Kelvin TOP-SET, made the comments as he was reflecting on the 30th anniversary of the Piper Alpha disaster.

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North Sea decommissioning sector leading innovation

07/06/2018

With the panel session completed, the last business card exchanged and another memorable Decom Offshore conference drawn to a close, I think I have just enough energy left to reflect on what’s been an important week for Decom North Sea.

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Aim for healthy business travel

07/06/2018

Global mobility is a vital part of business in today’s world. In 2006 the number of UK employees making overseas business trips reached 7.1 million a year.

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Iraq’s oil potential still mainly untapped

06/06/2018

With output of around 4.4 million barrels per day (as of March 2018), Iraq is the second largest oil producer in OPEC after Saudi Arabia, and holds the world’s fifth largest proven crude oil reserves.

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