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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 3 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 3 months agoPress > shear and sealwirelineAberdeen +22

Fries with that?! The US takes a big bite out of the Nigerian pie

It's not been an easy couple of years to be in the oil and gas sector in Nigeria. The last government seems to have given away enormously under-valued concessions to anyone that asked, the currency has fallen off a cliff and no one really knows what it's worth, and oil prices have hardly been kind t ...

Derby Omokoh - Upstream Consulting Company Lagos


Posted 3 months agoOpinion > USANigeriaJapan +6

CLAY MINERALOGY & its application to the oil industry

The three-day course is very much a practical hands-on course designed to make the information about clays as easily digestible as possible via a mix of lecture and practical sessions. The main elements in the course are as follows: • Clays and Clay Minerals: what are they and why are they im ...

Helen Pendlowski - The James Hutton Institute


    12 Sep 2017


Posted 5 months agoTraining > AberdeenX-ray DiffractionSEM +11

Sky-Futures makes a significant contribution to landmark industrial drone guidelines

Oil & Gas UK have launched their seminal drone guidelines to industry, ‘Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Operations Management Standards and Guidelines', in partnership with an expert panel, including Sky-Futures. Nick Rogers, Co-founder and Chief Regulatory and Training Officer (CRTO) at Sky-Futur ...

David Gull


Posted 6 months agoPress > Regulationguidelinessky-futures +4

Oil & Gas UK announce new guidelines for the use of drones offshore

A new publication to help guide the growing use offshore of unmanned aerial systems (UAS) – also known as drones - has been published by Oil & Gas UK. The Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Operations Management Standards and Guidelines were developed by a work group set up by the trade body, involvi ...

OilVoice Press


Posted 6 months agoPress > Oil & Gas UKUKdrones

Subsea systems

This four day course will help you develop your knowledge of subsea equipment, market drivers and issues affecting subsea production. Demonstrating how subsea systems are integral to subsea production, the tutor will explain in detail system configurations, spoolpieces, trees, control systems, umbil ...

Cara Low


    11 Jul 2017


Posted 6 months agoTraining > Subsea systemssubsea productionsubsea configurations +9

Planning, executing and managing decommissioning projects in the North Sea

This two day course provides technical knowledge and know-how on decommissioning projects. Each phase will be covered in detail, including planning activities, well plugging and abandonment, decommissioning of structures and pipelines and the associated onshore activities. The tutor will also discus ...

Cara Low


Aberdeen   Scotland   GB 05 Jul 2017


Posted 6 months agoTraining > DecommissioningNorth Seaoffshore decommissioning +8

Subsea intervention

This two day course provides an awareness of the main aspects of subsea intervention and will help you address typical subsea issues such as choke failures, dropped objects, pod failure, valve failure, flying lead or jumper failures.  Focusing on the different types of intervention and the typical ...

Cara Low


Aberdeen   Scotland   GB 15 Jun 2017


Posted 6 months agoTraining > subsea interventionSubseaSpecialist Subsea Services +8

Risers, umbilicals and flexibles

Learn about the different types of risers, umbilicals and flexibles, their uses, design, installation methods and operational considerations. This course also covers integrity management activities and will help subsea, pipeline and riser engineers and managers understand risers, umbilicals and flex ...

Cara Low


Aberdeen   Scotland   GB 06 Jun 2017


Posted 6 months agoTraining > risersumbilicalsflexibles +20

Subsea pipelines

Essential training for subsea engineers, this course gives an overview of the lifecycle of a subsea pipeline from design, through installation and operation to decommissioning. Can't make these dates? This course is also available online. Learn more at http://www.jee.co.uk/training/online-learning

Cara Low


Aberdeen   Scotland   GB 16 May 2017


Posted 6 months agoTraining > subsea pipelinespipeline designSpecialist Subsea Services +12

Integrity management of subsea pipelines

Integrity management is paramount to the efficient operation and the long life of a pipeline. This essential four day course will help your team identify a range of issues and threats to ensure safe and efficient operation, whilst also reducing operating costs and increasing the life of a pipeline. ...

Cara Low


Aberdeen   Scotland   GB 25 Apr 2017


Posted 6 months agoTraining > Asset Integrityintegrity managementsubsea pipelines +5

Construction of subsea pipelines

Attend this four day course to gain an advanced level understanding of the processes, equipment and vessels involved in laying pipelines offshore and the various different methods used by subsea engineers. Learning outcomes;  Summarise the technical aspects of offshore pipeline installation with ...

Cara Low


Aberdeen   Scotland   GB 07 Mar 2017


Posted 6 months agoTraining > Specialist Subsea ServicesconstructionAberdeen +12

Subsea power cable installation

Explaining the various installation methods, this two day course will help you understand the cycles and phases in the installation of subsea power cables. The tutor will coach you in identifying and solving issues relating to subsea cable laying from case studies and worked examples.

Cara Low


London   England   GB 15 Feb 2017


Posted 6 months agoTraining > Specialist Subsea ServicesLondonUK

Fail - to succeed!

Exploration is in fact a scientific enterprise – as well as a business: we make predictions and then test them with the drill bit. And we aim to learn from these tests. And try again. On a recent vacation one of my Kindle reading items was Matthew Syed's book “Black Box Thinking” . In it he uses ...

David Bamford


Posted 6 months agoOpinion > UKNorth Sea