offshore oil

Oil & Gas

Focus on offshore decommissioning

Oil service giant Halliburton will be among firms presenting at an event to showcase capabilities in offshore oil and gas decommissioning in Aberdeen next week. Run by Decom North Sea (DNS), the lunch-and-learn event will also feature presentation from AGR Subsea and BIS Inspection. DNS chief executive Brian Nixon said: "Our previous lunch-and-learn events have proved to be very successful." The event is being held on Wednesday at the Palm Court Hotel.


Brussels and North Sea safety

The UK oil and gas industry is constantly faced with challenges; technology, fiscal, skills retention and other business issues are all part and parcel of our day to day work. But as a major hazard industry, it is the safety of our people that comes before everything else.

Oil & Gas

IFAB hails new certification award


IFAB, the Invergordon fabrication and engineering specialist for the offshore oil, gas and renewable sectors, has been awarded ISO 9001 certification for its quality management system following an in-depth three-month audit programme under the Lloyds Register Quality Assurance scheme.

Oil & Gas

DNS helping create standard procedures


Decom North Sea (DNS), the offshore oil and gas decommissioning forum, is driving forward an initiative aimed at developing standard procedures for infrastructure removal projects.

Health & Safety

EU move over offshore safety


The European Union announced plans last night to seize regulatory control of the oil and gas industry - and it wants operators to put up more than £100million a year to pay for it.