Oil and gas industry stalwart David Pridden has died at the age of 66 following a battle with cancer.
Subsea companies at an event in Aberdeen yesterday were urged to step-up and play their part in helping to meet the world’s renewable-energy targets.
Starting up a new business in the current VUCA, (Volatile, Uncertain, Ambiguous and Complex) oil and gas industry may, at first glance, appear an act of some madness - but bear with me.
Senior figures from Mexico’s national oil company, Pemex, have been visiting Aberdeen on a fact-finding mission.
Industry body Subsea UK said yesterday that it had brought in a trio of new board members.
Hydro Group, of Aberdeen, and Ian Donald, managing director at Westhill-based Enpro Subsea, were hailed as stars of the UK subsea sector at an awards ceremony in the north-east last night.
As UKCS capital investment continues to collapse – the 2017 forecast is £5.7billion – and backlogs evaporate, pressure on the subsea community remains intense. Jeremy Cresswell caught up with Subsea UK’s CEO Neil Gordon.
When looking at oil price trends over the years since the 1920s, it becomes apparent that apart from the cyclical spikes every few years, $100 plus was never going to be the norm. However, we became complacent in that unprecedented period of sustained, high oil price and the thought of living in $50 - $55 oil seemed unthinkable in 2014.
Industry body Subsea UK is urging firms to embrace the “new norm” in order to safeguard their future.
Industry body Subsea UK has unveiled the finalists who are in the running to triumph at its 2017 business awards.
North-east employers have criticised the Scottish Government plans for a £10million skills fund.
An oil and gas skills organisation has warned employers may shift apprenticeship training to England after the Scottish Government revealed it would not ring-fence funds allocated via the new UK-wide Apprenticeship Levy.
Oil and gas business leaders have demanded to know how the Scottish Government plans to spend the £220million a year that will start to be collected from large employers next year.
Subsea technology firms will showcase their cost-lowering, efficiency driving products and systems at an event in Aberdeenshire tomorrow.
UK subsea oil and gas companies will have a chance to woo potential customers in Asia at an upcoming conference in Singapore.
UK subsea firms have begun a trade mission to Mexico.
A panel of North Sea operators will hear about a range of existing technologies they could use to cut costs and increase efficiency at an event in Aberdeen this week.
Around 30 engineering and science students aged between 15 and 17 from Glenwood High School, Glenrothes and Kirkcaldy High School in Fife are travelling to Aberdeen to gain a deeper insight into the underwater world and learn about the diverse range of career opportunities available to them.
Subsea 7 is to cut its global workforce by another 1,200 and has confirmed up 430 jobs will go in the UK as part of the company’s global resizing and cost reduction measures.
Today yet more individuals and their families have woken up to uncertainty and turmoil as further job losses were announced in our industry yesterday.
Industry body, Subsea UK, is to bring subsea supply chain companies in Great Yarmouth together in the first networking event of its kind in the region next week.
Industry body Subsea UK is leading a delegation of high profile subsea leaders from companies across the country’s supply chain to Westminster on Wednesday to urge MPs to do all they can to protect the £9billion subsea industry.
Industry body Subsea UK is bringing companies in the south-west of England together to discuss initiatives which will protect jobs and revenues in the downturn.
I’ve just taken my last walk-around this year’s Subsea Expo and chatted to some very weary exhibitors who are in the process of dismantling their stands and looking forward to putting their feet up.
Each week, Energy Voice pulls together the Friday Five. This week, guest editor Neil Gordon, chief executive of Subsea UK chooses his top stories from the past five days.