supply chain

North Sea

Safeguarding the supply chain


The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) in January started the roll-out of new measures to ensure operators better engage the supply chain in future projects.


Opinion: Supply chain could learn from construction sector


Although I’m in danger of teaching grannies to suck eggs here, please bear with me… Design & Build (D&B) is a project delivery system used by the construction and related industries to deliver projects in which the design and construction services are contracted by a single entity known as the design & build contractor.

North Sea

Ewing urges operators to make more of “world beating” supply chain


Oil and gas companies can help secure a bright future for the north-east by making better use of its “world-beating” supply chain, Energy Minister Fergus Ewing said yesterday. Mr Ewing co-chairs the Oil and Gas Industry Leadership Group (ILG), which is targeting total sales from the domestic supply chain of £30billion by 2020, despite the oil price collapse. But he said operators were guilty of squandering talent which is right under their noses.

Oil & Gas

Watch out for supply chain fraudsters, KPMG warns

Oil and gas supply chain firms are being urged to be vigilant after evidence of a growing number of fraudsters trying to exploit online payment processing systems. KPMG said it had seen a rise in the number of businesses being targeted by criminals seeking to substitute their own bank details for those of genuine companies. The oil and gas industry, with its extensive and complex supply chain, is deemed to be particularly at risk as a variety of legal and illegal means are used to identify suppliers and their customers.