Aberdeen and the surrounding areas has built up a reputation as a hub for oil and gas service businesses over the years and Mike Beveridge believes the expertise in professional services is no exception.
Eni has started drilling production wells on its Goliat field asset in the Norwegian sector of the Barents Sea, block 7122/7.
NBGI Private Equity has completed its acquisition of the Aberdeen and Norway operations of Cosalt Offshore in a move which saves 200 jobs.
Wood Group Mustang said yesterday it had landed a Norwegian contract understood to be worth more than £30million.
Aberdeen-based oil and gas explorer Faroe Petroleum expects to spend up to £150million this year as it ups its activity in offshore Norway.
A North Sea oil field given an extra 40 years of life after a multi-billion pound investment has been brought back on stream, BP said today.
Momentum is building in the Norwegian sector of the Barents Sea with a fresh and potentially commercial condensate discovery and approvals granted for two further exploration wells.
Statoil has been given clearance by Norway's Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) to employ the West Elara jack-up drilling rig for drilling and well operations on the Valemon field in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea
Interest in Norway's booming oil and gas industry helped to make this year's Offshore Northern Seas (ONS) show a record event with nearly 60,000 visitors.
China Oilfield Services Limited's fourth deepwater semisubmersible drilling rig, the COSL Prospector, is being built at CIMC Raffles' yard in Yantai, China.
Technip has won the Marathon contract for on-going expansion of the subsea drill centres at its Kneler B and Volund fields in the Alvheim area in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea.
The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Statoil Petroleum a drilling permit for a wildcat exploration well to be drilled using the Ocean Vanguard semi-submersible in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea, block 16/2,
Marathon Oil has awarded Technip an engineering, procurement, installation, and commissioning contract, worth some $381.5million, for the Boyla subsea field development in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea.
Norwegian authorities have given BP permission to continue using an accommodation platform hit by subsidence issues.
Norwegian oil and gas firm Bridge Energy said today it was to buy a stake in the UK North Sea Boa field from OMV (UK) in a deal worth £11.6million.
Scottish Gas owner Centrica said yesterday it had completed its £936million deal with Statoil Petroleum to acquire a package of producing and development oil and gas assets in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea.
Although Noreco has yet to conclude drilling operations on its Eik prospect, exploration well in the Norwegian sector of the Barents Sea, block 7228/1, PL396, preliminary drilling results indicate that the well does not signal commercial hydrocarbons. It targeted resources estimated at 130-310million barrels.
French oil and gas giant Total said today first production had started from its Islay gas field in the northern North Sea.
FRESH safety fears have been raised over the helicopters used to fly hundreds of oil and gas workers offshore every day.
Deliberately setting fire to the gas leaking from Total's Elgin platform will be among the options under consideration, according to one expert working for the best-known name in the business.
The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has given permission to Total and Centrica to carry out exploration drilling in the North Sea and Norwegian Sea.
DNO has been given the official go-ahead to develop the Jette field in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea . . . blocks 25/7 and 25/8 . . . as a subsea satellite to its existing Jotun asset.
The Ocean Rig semi-submersible drilling rig Leiv Eiriksson, currently working offshore the Falkland Islands for Borders & Southern Petroleum, has been chartered for about three years by a consortium of operators in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea.
Statoil and partners have decided they will develop the Dagny oil and gas discovery and the Eirin gasfield in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea, block 15/5 with a fixed platform and subsea solution respectively. Export will be via existing Sleipner infrastructure.