NO FEWER than 126 pupils from 24 schools and accompanied by 13 teachers have just competed in the 2008 Maths in the Pipeline contest.
ENERGY has just visited Prospects, the UK's "official graduate careers" website to check out what it says about jobs in Britain's energy sector and has come away deeply concerned about the quality of information presented.
RECORD activity levels, scarcity in personnel and resources, coupled with rising costs, have taken their toll on customer satisfaction levels, with some oilfield suppliers taking a hammering while others excel, according to Douglas-Westwood analysts.
A year ago, OPITO launched its highly successful Go Explore campaign designed to raise awareness of the oil&gas industry among young people with the aim of driving them to the oilandgas4u.com website.
Up to 1,000 delegates from the oil and gas industry will attend the annual Pilot Share Fair and the first Oil and Gas UK supply-chain conference later this year.
In today's litigious society, companies are under increasing pressure to ensure they do all they can to avoid employees developing health problems caused by their work.
A CONSORTIUM comprising BW Offshore units Advanced Production & Loading (APL) and SBM Offshore have secured a contract with Total for the engineering, procurement, supply, construction and installation (EPSCI) of the oil loading system on the Pazflor project offshore Angola in deepwater block 17. The contract is worth about $100million and the project is due for delivery early-2011.
INTERNATIONAL energy service company Hunting said yesterday that trading conditions continued to be robust and the board remained confident on the outlook for 2008.
TELEMEDICAL electro-cardiongram (ECG) monitoring from Broomwell Healthwatch has cut the cost of healthcare for the North Sea oil and gas industry, improved patient care and helped save lives, by providing offshore cardiac diagnosis for the industry's oil and gas rig workers.
COMPUTING service provider Virtual Stream has secured a clutch of contracts worth more than £200,000 in the past few months.
Hundreds of pupils from schools across Aberdeen City and Shire are being given the chance to explore the world of oil & gas at an innovative, interactive careers event to be staged at Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre.
ABERDEEN-BASED software consultancy Absoft has created a new business unit dedicated to the North Sea oil&gas industry as part of a key element of a restructuring programme.
The possibility of a North Sea incident developing into a disaster such as Piper Alpha has diminished in the last two decades, an industry leader claimed yesterday.
A British oil-industry leader has stressed the importance of the North Sea to the continued success of the country's energy service companies in overseas markets.
If you are reading this article, that chances are that you are one of the 3.6million people in the UK who regularly work shifts. That includes the North Sea offshore industry.
The UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) has an impressive four decades and 37billion barrels of oil and gas production under its belt, but as Oil & Gas UK frequently points out, there are still up to 25billion barrels remaining to be extracted.
ABERDEEN energy-services company Wood Group is to be elevated to the prestigious FTSE 100 index.
I GAVE up forecasting oil prices a few years ago. From the economic perspective, the equilibrium price - with demand and supply in balance - was then about $15 per barrel. It fell to about $10, which caused serious problems for many producers, not least in the North Sea, but has never been near that level since.