Last month, Reflex Marine demonstrated how the latest edition of its Frog offshore personnel transfer system can handle stretcher cases. Energy caught up with “casualty” Henrik Andersen and “nurse” Bjorn Andersen of Danish company Fano Kran-Services at the Survivex training facility in Aberdeen, where they were being familiarised with the new XT-series Frog family. It has long been possible to transfer stretcher cases with the Frog. However, a number of refinements to the basic design and which are incorporated into the XT-series, mean there is now a standardised way of folding down seats and stretcher latching mechanism for the four, six and 10-seat variants.
The Press and Journal's energy editor Jeremy Creswell provides a preview of the latest features and analysis set to feature in the November edition of our sister publication, the Energy supplement.
GDF Suez has opened its new flagship Aberdeen office with the announcement of a £20,000 investment in art projects within the North-east. The company’s new offices have opened less than a week after it made a joint announcement with BP regarding the latest discovery in the North Sea.
Ashtead Technology has launched a subsea training academy following a near-£500,000 investment.
Danish toy giant Lego has decided not to renew its commercial relationship with oil giant Shell following a targeted campaign by Greenpeace about its Arctic drilling plans.
As quickly as the party started it’s all but gone. Watch the fantastic Energy Ball 2014 come to life in our incredible time-lapse video of the night. Extra points if you can spot yourself on the dance floor.
On August 23 last year four people died when a CHC-operated Super Puma L2 plunged into the sea two miles from Sumburgh Airport.
A leading light of the energy industry today revealed he fears for Scotland's future if it votes for independence and warned it would have just 15 years left before depleting North Sea oil reserves began to hit jobs and the economy.
As part of Energy Voice’s series examining the monumental transformation the offshore helicopter industry is undergoing, The Press and Journal’s energy editor Jeremy Cresswell took a dive to give his own verdict.
US air strikes defending the Kurdish position in Iraq have temporarily settled the markets confident about the short-term supplies from one of the biggest oil producers in the world.
North Sea oil and the key role it will play after Scotland's independence decision has boiled to the top of the debate agenda as the historic vote in September approaches.
Over the past 40 years SPE Aberdeen has evolved into a neutral platform where the industry can discuss, debate and collaborate.
A Scottish renewables trade body has taken a fresh approach to spreading the word about green energy – in a new online animation.
The £15million funding by the UK Government towards the new energy regulator will ensure the body can address the industry's needs as soon as possible, believes a Scotland Office Minister.
North Sea-focused development and production firm Independent Oil & Gas (IOG) is hoping to more than treble its discovered resources following the next round of UK licencing.
Author Loren Steffy once described the North Sea as the stuff of “Gothic legend”.
The problem of growing waistlines among the offshore workforce was the key focus of an inaugural seminar at the Aberdeen Clinic.
Consistency and collaboration will be key to UK retaining its place at the forefront of oil and gas technology, believes the leader of a new subsea institute's steering group.
Money matters relating to the North Sea oil and gas industry have been one of the key issues debated by economists and politicians during Thursday's Scottish Independence, organised by the Aberdeen and Grampian Chamber of Commerce (AGCC).
The chair of Aberdeen-based Oil and Gas Innovation Centre has been appointed the first director of Robert Gordon University's newest industry-focused initiative.
Oil and gas companies from the north-east will help to lead a $1trillion hunt for lucrative metals at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean, the Press and Journal can reveal.
The Beiji plant, Iraq's biggest oil refinery, has become the latest target of the escalating conflict in the country, raising concerns over production in the region.
It is in the interest of all energy operators to work together on improving safety across the sector, a panel of industry representatives.
The biggest asset of the new oil and gas regulator will be its ability to stimulate collaboration, believes Sir Ian Wood.
The UK Government is looking to ease off the tax regime for the oil and gas sector in the coming years to maximise investment and stimulate North Sea economic recovery, claims the Chief Secretary to the Treasury.