Vision 2035 offers ‘solution’ to UK’s energy challenge


Climate change and the energy transition have competed for media attention recently, pushing Brexit-focused news off the front page and giving us the ideal opportunity to highlight why our industry is going to be needed now more than ever.

Oil & Gas

Firms ink new oil sector deals


Two north-east firms have managed to tie up new contracts with oil and gas industry clients, making light of a downturn in the sector that has been brought on by low crude prices. Offshore health and safety training provider Survivex yesterday announced that it had signed a contract worth more than £500,000 a year with US driller Hercules Offshore. Aleron Subsea, meanwhile, said it would rent out remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) to two unidentified Indonesian companies in deals totalling £2million.

Other News

Survivex aims to grow global arm of business

Offshore training provider Survivex has appointed a business development director as it looks to attract international clients in “difficult times for the sector”. Chris Bews has been promoted to business development manager, leading the sales team and meeting pre-defined revenue targets. Before joining the Aberdeen firm in 2011 he held an account management position for an electrical and engineering consumables supply company.