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ITF launches tech talk events to support oil & gas technology development

The Industry Technology Facilitator (ITF) is launching a series of tech talk events to support and promote the developer community and increase interaction with oil & gas operators. The organisation's Innovation Network Tech Talk events will provide a platform for developers to showcase innovative ...


Posted 3 days agoPress > North SeaITFTechnology

Siccar Point Energy chooses Hill of Rubislaw for new headquarters

Following last year's relaunch of H1 at the Hill of Rubislaw, Aberdeen, Kennedy Wilson Europe Real Estate Plc (LSE: KWE), an LSE listed property company that invests in real estate across the UK, Ireland, Spain and Italy, has secured Siccar Point Energy as its latest occupier. The North Sea explora ...

Jenny Adams


Posted 6 days agoPress > North SeaSiccar Point EnergyKennedy Wilson Europe +1

Russell Hodge appointed to lead new Pirie & Smith division

Pirie & Smith, marine consultants and surveyors to the marine and energy sectors, has appointed recognised industry expert Russell Hodge to head up its new Dynamic Positioning (DP) Engineering and Assurance Division. Russell, who has more than 30 years' experience on a global level, joins the compa ...

Kate Yuill


Posted 10 days agoPress > North SeaetpmMarine +4

NorSea Group and Kongsberg Group establish digital collaboration

NSG Digital, a new company set up by NorSea Group to simplify logistics through digital technology, has established a collaborative agreement with the Kongsberg Group . Now they are moving the development and deployment of their new product, NSG E2E, to Kongsberg's application platform Kognifai. Wi ...

Kate Yuill


Posted 17 days agoPress > North SeaStavangerNorSea Group +3

TWMA Secures Projects with Maersk Oil UK

International environmental solutions provider, TWMA, has been awarded two new projects with Maersk Oil UK in the Central North Sea. With both projects already underway, the first onboard the Ocean Valiant will run until March 2018, whilst the second project on the Maersk Gallant jack-up rig is due ...

Jenny Adams


Posted 29 days agoPress > TWMADrillingWaste Management +1

BP announces start of production from Quad 204 project, west of Shetland

UK project is the third of seven new upstream major projects expected to come on stream for BP in 2017. BP, on behalf of co-venturers Shell and Siccar Point Energy, is pleased to announce first oil from the redeveloped Schiehallion Area, following completion of the multi-billion-pound Quad 204 pro ...

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Posted 1 month agoPress > BPShetlandNorth Sea +1

Tapping into new technology a key focus at SPE Offshore Europe 2017

The Oil & Gas Technology Centre's Technology Zone at SPE Offshore Europe 2017 will present a series of technologies used in alternative sectors to encourage the oil and gas industry to think differently about the adoption of new products. The Centre believes technologies such as robots, composite m ...


Posted 1 month agoPress > North Sea

New life for the North Sea!

Conventional petroleum provinces in the North Sea range from mature to very mature, and thus it seems that future will be defined in terms of  “marginal discoveries” - the OGA estimates that there are already  ~350 unsanctioned discoveries in the UKCS – and possibly shale oil/gas, with the intriguin ...

David Bamford


Posted 1 month agoOpinion > North SeaMarginal DiscoveriesUK Shale +1

Joined-up thinking about the North Sea?

There seems to be a lot of thought going into the issue of Decommissioning in the North Sea, with companies perhaps beginning to realise that the traditional approach – to take a ‘finger in the air' estimate of the potential costs to put into their accounts and then breathe a sigh of relief when the ...

David Bamford


Posted 2 months agoOpinion > North SeaDecommissioningMarginal Discoveries +2

Well-Centric and Hunting Awarded £5 Million North Sea Asset Maintenance Contract

Late life-cycle integrity specialists, Well-Centric and Hunting, have been awarded an approx. £5 million contract for the maintenance, storage and recertification of equipment for a major North Sea exploration and production operator.   The collaboration will see Well-Centric and Hunting join forc ...

Debbie Simpson


Posted 2 months agoPress > North SeaWell-CentricHunting +11

Interventek Launches New Open Water Well Control Valve For Light Well Interventions

Aberdeen based Interventek Subsea Engineering is launching a new Open Water Well Control Valve at the forthcoming Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston (1-4th May 2017). Designed for Light Well Intervention (LWI) and workover operations, including large bore, deep water and HPHT applicati ...

Debbie Simpson


Posted 2 months agoPress > shear and sealwirelineAberdeen +22

Interventek Launches New Open Water Well Control Valve For Light Well Interventions

Aberdeen based Interventek Subsea Engineering is launching a new Open Water Well Control Valve at the forthcoming Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston (1-4th May 2017). Designed for Light Well Intervention (LWI) and workover operations, including large bore, deep water and HPHT applicati ...

Debbie Simpson


Posted 2 months agoPress > shear and sealwirelineAberdeen +22

6000 wells on the Norwegian shelf

Well number 6000 was registered as completed in the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate's Fact Pages in late March. This was production well 31/2-Y-21 AY2H on the Troll field in the North Sea. All wildcat and production wells drilled on the Norwegian shelf since 1966 have been registered in the Fact Pag ...

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Posted 2 months agoPress > Norwegian shelfNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateNorth Sea

BP to sell Forties Pipeline System to INEOS

BP today announced it has agreed to sell its Forties Pipeline System (FPS) business, with assets including the main Forties offshore and onshore pipelines and other associated pipeline interests and facilities, to INEOS. Subject to partner, regulatory and other third party approvals, operatorship ...

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Posted 2 months agoPress > BPIneosForties Pipeline +1

Wood Group renews and extends North Sea contract with Premier Oil

Wood Group has been awarded a $50 million contract with Premier Oil, to deliver topside operations and maintenance services to the Balmoral floating production vessel (FPV) in the Central North Sea and the Solan installation, West of Shetland. The two year contract which has three, one year extens ...

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Posted 2 months agoPress > Wood GroupNorth SeaPremier Oil