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Careers event to help students prepare for energy roles

Students are to be given the opportunity to receive advice from professionals working in the energy sector in order to give them an advantage when seeking graduate roles. Transition – a programme organised by AFBE-UK Scotland – takes place at Woodbank House, North Deeside Road, Aberdeen on Saturda ...

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Posted 1 month agoPress > Diversity and inclusionDiversity in EnergyAberdeen +1

Gold award for Engage PR director

Aberdeen-based Engage PR is celebrating after winning at a prestigious Scottish PR awards event in Glasgow. James Donaldson, director at the communications agency, won the Outstanding Independent Practitioner Gold accolade at the CIPR Scotland PRide Awards 2019 ceremony attended by more than 300 i ...

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Posted 1 month agoPress > AberdeenPRmarketing +2

Chair of AFBE-UK Scotland appointed to OGUK diversity and inclusion task group

AFBE-UK Scotland chair Dr Ollie Folayan has been appointed to the new body set up to champion diversity and inclusion in the oil and gas industry. Established by OGUK and launched at this year's Offshore Europe, the Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) Task Group is chaired by Craig Shanaghey, President, ...

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Posted 1 month agoPress > Diversity and inclusionhuman resourcesEngineering

7 tips to help you get the most out of your next face-to-face networking event

By Andrew Smith, director, Aberdeen Business Network (ABN) We live in an age in which our social interaction is increasingly done by digital means and business networking is no different. The rise of online networking means that a connection can be made with the click of a finger and an audienc ...

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Posted 2 months agoOpinion > ABNNetworkingAberdeen +1

Spirit Energy joins AFBE-UK Scotland

Social enterprise AFBE-UK Scotland has announced energy operator Spirit Energy has signed up as a corporate partner. Headquartered in the UK, Spirit Energy is one of Europe's top independent oil and gas operators and employs more than 700 people across four countries. Joy Egborge Co-Chair of Spir ...

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Posted 2 months agoPress > AFBE-UK ScotlandAberdeenDiversity +2

Sustainability programme finalised for energy industry’s environmental conference

The programme for the E-Reps Forum, which is putting the focus on the environmental and sustainability dimensions of the energy sector, has been announced. The business breakfast and exhibition & conference takes place at P&J Live – Aberdeen's new £330m events hub – on Wednesday, October 2 (2019). ...

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Posted 2 months agoPress > AberdeensustainabilityEnvironment +3

Real Projects event puts the focus on Aberdeen Harbour expansion

The latest in a series of talks that enable young people to learn from industry professionals will take place at the University of Aberdeen on Thursday, August 29. The session, part of the Real Projects series organised by Aberdeen social enterprise AFBE-UK Scotland, will focus on the environmenta ...

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Posted 3 months agoPress > Aberdeeneducationevents +2

Arnlea launches new version of inspection software for hazardous areas

Arnlea, a global leader in industrial mobile software for tracking, inspection and maintenance work in the oil and gas industry, has launched a new version of its software product for use in hazardous areas of operations. The upgraded IntrinsixEX is set to capitalise on the increasing demand for d ...

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Posted 3 months agoPress > Aberdeensoftwareinspection +1

Clarksons Platou hosts key event on BIMCO contract

Internationally-respected shipping lawyers will give presentations to more than 50 energy professionals at an Aberdeen event organised by global shipbroker Clarksons Platou. Paul Dean and Nicholas Kazaz, both based in London with global law firm HFW, will put the focus on SUPPLYTIME 2017, the popu ...

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Posted 5 months agoPress > North SeaOSVShipbroker

AFBE-UK Scotland careers event at Heriot-Watt University

An Aberdeen social enterprise, which promotes engineering to young people as a career choice, is to hold its first event in Edinburgh on Saturday. AFBE-UK Scotland is to stage its Transition event at Heriot-Watt University from 10pm to 5.30pm. Transition involves industry professionals giving up t ...

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Posted 8 months agoPress > STEMedinburghHeriot-Watt University +5

Director appointment at Subsea Supplies

Aberdeen-based Subsea Supplies has appointed a new director from within the business. Pauline McCann is now sales director after serving as sales manager for seven years. Her expanded role will see her take on greater responsibility for the strategic development of the company and continue to driv ...

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Posted 8 months agoPress > SubseaAberdeen

Aberdeen Real Projects events looks at the future of gas

The latest in a series of talks to help young people understand the oil and gas industry takes place at the University of Aberdeen next week (Feb 28). Dr Chet Biliyok, a chartered engineer and project management professional, will give a talk ‘The Future of Gas' as part of the Real Projects series ...

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Posted 9 months agoPress > AberdeenUniversity of AberdeenReal Projects +3

Finalists announced for 2018 AFBE-UK Scotland Awards

The shortlist for an awards ceremony that celebrates diversity and inclusion in the engineering and energy sectors has been announced. The 2018 AFBE-UK Scotland Awards take place in Aberdeen at the Double Tree by Hilton Treetops Hotel on Wednesday, November 21 (2018). Oil & Gas UK chief executive ...

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Posted 1 year agoPress > AberdeenawardsSTEM +2

MSP Highlights Oil and Gas Accountancy Firm's Award Successes to Scottish Parliament

The six national award wins of an Aberdeen accountancy firm have been recognised at the Scottish Parliament. Liam Kerr, a Scottish Conservative and Unionist Member of the Scottish Parliament for the North East Scotland region, submitted a parliamentary motion to recognise the success of Infinity P ...

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Posted 1 year agoPress > Aberdeenaberdeen oil and gasOil and Gas +5

Careers Event to Help Students Take First Step Into Oil and Gas Industry

The oil and gas talent of tomorrow has been given advice on how to make it in the industry. Transition – a programme organised by AFBE-UK Scotland and sponsored by Shell – took place at Woodbank House, North Deeside Road, Aberdeen. The event was to help students and graduates prepare for the move ...

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Posted 1 year agoPress