Marine technology firm Kongsberg Maritime said yesterday more than 1,200 people were trained at its Westhill base last year.
Subsea firm Ocean Installer said it had opened an office in the US.
Aker Solutions is in talks over a new base in Aberdeen after a major shareholder in the oilfield service group bought part of a business park development.
Norwegian company Prosafe has signed a letter of intent covering the construction of another semi-submersible accommodation rig at Jurong Shipyard in Singapore comparable to the Safe Boreas currently in build.
Electromagnetic Geoservices (EMGS) has expanded its multi-client basalt mapping project in the West of Shetland area to include the Voring Basin in the Norwegian Sea.
The north-east came close to losing out on hundreds of Statoil jobs when the UK Government announced its surprise £10billion tax raid on the industry last year.
A wholly-owned subsidiary of Fred Olsen Energy . . . presumed to be Dolphin . . . has entered into a turnkey contract with Hyundai Heavy Industries for the building of a harsh environment ultra-deepwater semisubmersible drilling rig with scheduled delivery in March 2015.
In April this year, Premier Oil was given clearance by the Department of Energy & Climate Change to develop the West of Shetland Solan oilfield.
Norwegian company add energy said yesterday its add latent subsidiary in Aberdeen had secured contracts worth a total of £7million from Dolphin Drilling and a business unit of Shell.
Faroese national carrier, Atlantic Airways, has won a major tender with the Norwegian company, Statoil, to provide helicopter support services for oil exploration activities in Faroese waters this year.
NORWEGIAN company EMGS and energy services major Schlumberger on January 3 implemented what they describe as a "co-operative agreement" in which the parties will offer to the industry their respective expertise in the marine electromagnetic related fields of processing, advanced modelling and earth model building.
OIL service firm Interwell said yesterday it had more than doubled its Aberdeen workforce since it opened a base in the Granite City earlier this year.
Roxar Flow Measurement, the Aberdeen-based arm of Norwegian company Roxar, has launched its new downhole flow sensor system at Offshore Europe.
STATOIL was forced to shut down operations aboard the Deepsea Atlantic semi-submersible drilling rig on February 10, owing to a gas-related incident which forced the crew to muster.
Norwegian company Farstad Shipping has, through its wholly-owned subsidiaries in Aberdeen, Norway and Singapore struck a deal with STX OSV to build four platform supply vessels.
Island Offshore is to expand its fleet of Rolls-Royce UT776 class platform supply vessels with more of the same type.
TRANSOCEAN has sent its ultra-deepwater drill-ship Discoverer Americas to work offshore Egypt.
NORWEGIAN company Electromagnetic Geoservices (EMGS) has secured industry funding for a joint project to accelerate the use of 3D electromagnetic (EM) data in exploration and production.
Norwegian company Odfjell Drilling has secured a $50million East Africa contract for its currently completing sixth-generation deepwater and harsh-environment semi-submersible drilling rig, Deepsea Stavanger.
NORWEGIAN company Electromagnetic Geoservices (EMGS) has been awarded a contract by Total E&P Norge to provide 3D electromagnetic (EM) data acquisition and processing over the Frigg field, which is at an advanced stage of decommissioning.
Norwegian company Electromagnetic Geoservices (EMGS) is restructuring and cutting its workforce in the hope of riding out the recession successfully.
NORWEGIAN company Electromagnetic Geoservices has secured a multi-client data-licensing contract with a major international exploration and production operator for Clearplay 3D electromagnetic (EM) data from the eastern Gulf of Mexico. The deal is worth about $5.8million.
AKER Solutions said yesterday its fourth-quarter results would be hit by an accounting loss.
Norwegian Energy Company, (Noreco), said yesterday the non-operating partners of the Huntington field in the UK had unanimously decided to remove Oilexco North Sea (ONS) as operator of the licence.
Last month, the UK unit of Lundin Petroleum, partnered by Challenger Minerals and Revus Energy, successfully drilled the UKCS block 21/8 Torphins prospect. The 21/8-4 well penetrated a high-quality Paleocene reservoir sandstones and a sidetrack encountered encouraging signs of hydrocarbons.