Aberdeen and Grampian Chamber of Commerce (AGCC), recruitment company Ducatus Partners and energy logistics firm Asco Group have all made key appointments to help drive forward their ambitions.
One of the main concerns of any decommissioning program is the potential of Naturally Occurring Radioactive Materials (NORM) on subsea and topside structure and equipment that is to be decommissioned. John Davidson, NORM Operations Manager at ASCO, discusses the process involved in the disposal of NORM and the key role that NORM Solutions can play in this specialist area.
ESG. It’s an acronym we are all familiar with now, but does that mean that it’s an entirely new concept? Of course not, but there’s no denying that it has moved its way up the agenda with considerable speed, particularly as the energy transition becomes a part of our daily lives.
The long-awaited UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) kicks off in Glasgow in November when world leaders arrive in Scotland to seek agreement on how to tackle clime change collectively.
Asco has not “missed a beat” during the Covid-19 pandemic and continues to get kit to where it is needed amid the current woes affecting UK supply chains, the global logistics firm’s chief executive, Peter France, has said.
I'm sure that anyone reading this article will agree that there is still a long way to go in terms of removing the stigma around Mental Health. We know and understand that mental health difficulties can be supported and treated. So why are we typically so slow to ask for the help that we need?
We’ve all seen the recent press images of litter strewn public parks and beaches – the result of some unseasonably nice weather and an easing of lockdown restrictions. Unfortunately, we’ve also all seen media reports of those public spaces being closed whilst local council services are being redirected into a mass clean-up.
International offshore logistics firm Asco has tied up two deals worth £2.5 million in west Africa.
As many of you reading this will know, ASCO operates under two fundamental obsessions – Safety and Service excellence. However, as of last month, we added a third obsession: Sustainability.
International offshore logistics firm Asco Group, of Aberdeen, is starting Christmas week under new ownership.
As I reach my first anniversary in the role of Head of Waste and Decommissioning with ASCO, it seems like a good time to take stock of our decommissioning capabilities, reflecting on what has been and what is to come. There’s quite a bit to reflect on, as ASCO has been active in decommissioning for over 10 years, having been involved in over 50 separate projects – but have we really promoted that fact enough? Possibly not yet…
Ffolkes Offshore said yesterday it had appointed a new director to its board as it continues to enjoy “significant” growth.
Identification of principle risks has been an important part of board discussions for many years, but I am not sure that "global pandemic" would have been at the top of many companies’ risk registers.
Last summer, we announced that ASCO had been awarded a substantial grant from the Norwegian Coastal Authority in order to support a state-of-the-art digitalisation project that would increase efficiency at our Norwegian base in Tananger, through electronic data capture.
Asco's work to establish a new logistics terminal in the northernmost town in the world is “well under way”.
Global integrated materials and logistics management company ASCO has built a strong reputation leading the way for logistics shared service models in the oil and gas sector. With many similarities existing between offshore wind and upstream oil and gas operations, ASCO is now using its capabilities to support supply chain optimisation in the renewables sector. ASCO general manager Southern North Sea (SNS) Alisdair Duncan gave us an insight into how ASCO is drawing upon its 50-plus years’ experience in the oil and gas sector to service clients working in the SNS basin, where there is a growing emphasis on renewable energy.
Global energy industry support services company Asco Group, of Aberdeen, said yesterday it had appointed “seasoned” executive Gary Paver as chief financial officer.
Global integrated materials and logistics management company Asco said yesterday it had taken 100% control of fellow Aberdeen firm Norm Solutions in a “logical” expansionary move.
Aberdeen-headquartered energy services firm Asco has been awarded a North Sea deal worth more than £100million with operator CNOOC.
Two oil and gas heavyweights have joined the helm of global supply chain firm Asco.
As ASCO’s UK sales manager for waste and decommissioning, I benefit from a broad view of the late life and decommissioning sector.
Asco Group’s boss is confident the oil and gas service firm is “going in the right direction” and has predicted a marked improvement in its financial performance this year.
Offshore Europe is always a busy time for the oil and gas industry, offering our peers the opportunity to reflect on where the industry is right now and what the future holds.
The finalists have been revealed for an awards ceremony celebrating companies and people who have made an outstanding contribution to offshore health and safety.
Six months into his new job as Asco Group chief executive, Peter France has worked out the company doesn’t need to change dramatically.