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WellConnection iOS secures approval for North East Scotland’s first and largest bonded warehouse area

Leading inspection, maintenance and repair (IRM) company, WellConnection IOS (part of WellConnection Group), has secured approval from HMRC for a new bonded warehouse area at its UK base, the first and largest of its kind in North East Scotland.   The bonded area was built last year as part of a ...

Saffron Cummings


Posted 3 months agoPress > Oil and GaswarehouseHMRC +7

THREE60 ENERGY awarded Spirit Energy contract

THREE60 ENERGY, through its Step Change Engineering division, has been awarded an engineering and support services contract to provide minor modification and repair services for Spirit Energy's UKCS assets. THREE60 ENERGY has secured this contract following successful delivery of previous modifi ...

Saffron Cummings


Posted 3 months agoPress > Oil and GasSpirit EnergyThree60 Energy +6

Rever Offshore Successfully Completes Major Decommissioning Project for Fairfield Energy

Rever Offshore, a leading subsea project delivery and execution provider to the offshore energy industry, continues to consolidate its North Sea presence with the successful completion of the subsea infrastructure decommissioning project of the Greater Dunlin Area for Fairfield Energy. This complex ...

Kate Kenyon


Posted 8 months agoPress > DecommissioningSubseaOffshore +6

Pragma’s Downhole Steam Injection Valve Takes the Next Step Towards North Sea Reality

Aberdeen-based oil and gas production technology business, Pragma Well Technology (‘Pragma'), has been given the green light by Pharis Energy and OGTC to progress with the manufacture and prototype testing of their Downhole Steam Injection Valve (‘DSIV') following a successful feasibility study. ...

Debbie Simpson


Posted 1 year agoPress > North SeaSteam-floodPharis Energy +9

OWI EU Conference Returns for 2019

Europe's leading Offshore Well Intervention conference, OWI EU, is returning to Aberdeen for its sixth year this April 2019, with support from OGA (Oil and Gas Authority), Shell UK Ltd., Repsol Sinopec UK Ltd. and ConocoPhillips, to name a few. More than 350 delegates, including 100+ operators, ...

Abigail Clifton


Posted 1 year agoPress > wellWellsintervention +39

Breaking the Mould: the Need for New Technology to Expedite and Enhance Current P&A Processes

Over the next decade, 1,400 oil and gas wells are forecast to be abandoned on the UK Continental Shelf, at a cost of around £7 billion; a huge financial burden and an equally huge opportunity for innovation. Plugging and abandonment (P&A) is one element of the decommissioning process which certain ...

David Stephenson


Posted 1 year agoOpinion > Decommissioningplugging and abandonmentDrilling +3

Industry Bodies Join Forces to Strengthen UK Subsea Supply Chain

The ways in which subsea supply chain companies can work together to improve the competitiveness of the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) will be explored at an event in Aberdeen next month. Organised by the Oil and Gas UK Efficiency Task Force (ETF) in partnership with Subsea UK and Scottish Enterprise ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 1 year agoPress > United KingdomUK SubseaSubsea +3

University of Aberdeen Media Release: Study Highlights Prospects for Long Term Economic Recovery From UK Continental Shelf (UKCS)

A new research study produced by Professor Alex Kemp and Linda Stephen from the University of Aberdeen highlights enhanced prospects for long-term activity from the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) compared to previous studies, indicating that the ambitious targets in the OGA's Vision 2035 are achievab ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 1 year agoPress > UKCSUnited Kingdom Continental ShelfUnited Kingdom +4

Archer announces multi-year contract extension with major client in the UK

Archer Limited ("Archer" or the "Company") announces that it has secured a contract extension with a major operator for two more years.  The contract extension is scheduled to commence 1 st November 2018 and ensures continuity of platform drilling operations and maintenance management services on ...

Kate Yuill


Posted 1 year agoPress > North SeaArcherDrilling +3

Government and Regulators Need To Be “More Realistic” About UK Oil & Gas Potential – Westwood

(Aberdeen, UK) – Tuesday, 9 th October 2018 – Governments and regulators need to be more realistic about expectations for UK oil & gas exploration, say experts at research company, Westwood Global Energy Group (Westwood). Westwood has published a new 10-year analysis of the UK's Off ...

Victoria Roe


Posted 1 year agoPress > North SeaUKCSUnited Kingdom +1

Equinor Acquires a 40% Stake in the Rosebank Project in the UK

Equinor has signed an agreement to acquire Chevron's 40% operated interest in the Rosebank project, one of the largest undeveloped fields on the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS). Once concluded, the transaction will strengthen Equinor's UK portfolio, which includes the Mariner development, attractive ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 1 year agoPress > EquinorRosebank ProjectUnited Kingdom +5

Statoil Sells Non-Core Asset on UK Continental Shelf

Statoil has agreed to sell its 17% non-operated interest in the Alba oil field on the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) to Verus Petroleum. Alba is an oil field in the UK Central North Sea that Statoil entered in 1995 and which is operated by Chevron. To date, it has produced around 420 million ba ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 2 years agoPress > StatoilDivestmentasset +5

Hat-Trick of Major Topsides Decommissioning Awards Worth £10m Sees PD&MS as UKCS Market Leader

- Latest award for PD&MS with Spirit Energy- Leading international engineering company, PD&MS Group, has secured a trio of contracts worth more than £10 million across three major North Sea late-life projects in the last six months, making the firm the UKCS market leader in the area of engineeri ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 2 years agoPress > PD&MSUKCSUnited Kingdom +5

West Phoenix to Drill in UK and Norway

Statoil and its partners have contracted the West Phoenix rig for exploration drilling on the UK and Norwegian continental shelves from the summer of 2018. The contract is awarded to the two Seadrill companies North Atlantic Drilling UK Ltd. and North Atlantic Norway Ltd. The semi-submers ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 2 years agoPress > West PhoenixDrillingUnited Kingdom +7

Big Data Revolution Boosts Offshore Production

An award-winning new service which harnesses data to predict downtime and the performance of oil and gas production systems has been touted as a positive example of innovation in the sector. By applying predictive data analysis methods already deployed in alternative industries, including aviation ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 2 years agoOpinion > UKCSUnited KingdomOffshore +1