Wow, what a 12 months that was. The last article I wrote for Energy Voice was in June and looking back now, it shows how little was understood about the impact Covid-19 would have on our lives. I suggested in that article that we were emerging from the crisis then. How wrong could I be?
It’s fair to say 2020 has been an unprecedented year. Imagine how unlikely it would have seemed this time last year if someone had said wearing masks in a shop would now be essential, handshakes a distant memory and that we would need to brave the October chill outside the Chester Hotel and Dutch Mill to enjoy a drink?
Over the last six months, the global pandemic brought very new challenges for both our home and work life along with whole new lexicon and unprecedented willingness to listen to our political leaders.
North-east entrepreneur Jeanette Forbes was recognised for her significant contribution to the UK offshore energy sector in a “virtual” awards ceremony tonight.
The last article I wrote for Energy Voice was in October and my focus was on maximising economic recovery and embracing energy transition to ensure the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) continues to be a sustainable and competitive basin for years to come.
The Oil and Gas Technology Centre (OGTC) has appointed Gillian King, vice-president for Europe, Russia, the Commonwealth of Independent States and Africa at north-east oil and gas services firm Tendeka, to its board.
With crude oil prices sitting in the low $30s due to the impact of a global pandemic, the oil and gas industry will have to be creative in how it responds to the impact around the world.
Aberdeen head-quartered service company Tendeka will take on a multi-million-pound contract to supply sand-face completion equipment to Aker BP’s Norwegian assets.
Through all the buzzwords and jargon, we all recognise the value that the widespread adoption and effective application of digital technology will have in the upstream oil and gas sector.
The finalists for this year’s Offshore Achievement Awards (OAA) have been announced, with record entries submitted across a number of categories.
The turn of the year means boardroom leaders are planning – as well as playing soothsayer – for what’s next in 2020 and beyond.
To address the issue of sand control failure in wells, independent global completions service company Tendeka, has launched a new cost-effective single trip sand control solution.
Tendeka has developed a new polymer treatment to increase recovery from shale reservoirs by 250%.
I was born in 1976. It was a decade that was not only phenomenal but also transformational for the oil and gas industry.
Earlier this year, Tendeka secured the world’s largest sand and inflow control contract for the Troll field on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS).
Good data analysis can have a direct impact on operational efficiencies and the potential reduction in operating costs as well as improved production and hydrocarbon recovery.
Equinor has signed three-year contracts with Tendeka and Baker Hughes Norge for providing sand screen services worth £92.5 million.
Transition Extreme in Aberdeen said yesterday it was Louise Andrew’s “commitment to sport for change” that made her the standout candidate for the role of chairperson.
With North Sea oil and gas production reaching its highest point in the last seven years, it is no surprise that the last year has been Tendeka’s strongest in the UK to date.
In these pages we’ve often focused on “getting smarter with technology”, but we also need to get smarter with people.
Like the temperature over the past three months, we have seen a dramatic plunge in the oil price index. So much so, it has left many asking if the oil and gas industry is suffering from a slight touch of winter flu, or, as others perceive, the start of a life-threatening illness.
Aberdeen-based technology specialist Tendeka has announced a multi-million pound contract win in the Middle East.
In last year’s end of year opinion piece for Energy Voice, I talked about the realignment of the oil and gas industry. I opined that the sector is not in a cycle as we know it, but rather, in a shift of mentality to one that is nimbler, more innovative in attitude with plenty of upside potential.
Digital age, artificial intelligence and machine learning are topics that have been discussed at length by the oil and gas industry.
Oil and gas service firm Tendeka has announced it will add a technical director to its roster at its Westhill base.