Global Energy Group (Geg) chairman, Roy MacGregor, has hailed the “return of the oil and gas industry to the Highlands,” but warned the sector is facing a skills shortage in the area as work continues to pick up.
Global Energy Group boss Roy MacGregor has welcomed signs of Nigg Energy Park establishing itself as a “multi-user, multi-sector” asset, with more than 700 people at work there on renewables, oil and gas and subsea projects.
Easter Ross is set for a major employment boost after Highland Council unanimously approved ambitious plans to expand operations at the Nigg Energy Park.
A jobs boom could see 300 jobs created at Nigg Energy Park in the Cromarty Firth if ambitious plans to diversify from the oil and gas industry to offshore renewables are given the green light.
The role of the Inverness and Aberdeen-headquartered Global Energy Group (GEG) in supporting Premier Oil to reach first oil on the Catcher field in the North Sea has been hailed.
Aberdeen-based Rigfit Offshore (UK), the specialist accommodation outfitting arm of Global Energy Group can now press ahead and expand into the Middle East as a result of taking over Seven Seas International. The deal to acquire manufacturing facilities in Dubai and Bahrain for an undisclosed sum significantly enhances the Rigfit offering and adds to its existing operations in Sharjah, UAE. Moreover, it fits precisely with Global Energy’s strategy of creating a family of hubs around the world to drive internationalisation of the Scottish group.
Aberdeen-based Rigfit Offshore (UK), the specialist accommodation outfitting arm of Global Energy Group can now press ahead and expand into the Middle East as a result of taking over Seven Seas International.
An Orkney-based environmental consultant said yesterday it was eyeing expansion across the world.
Oil service firm Hydrasun yesterday revealed strong growth in both domestic and international markets.