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Deloitte strengthens leadership team with key promotion to partner for oil & gas specialist

Business advisory firm Deloitte has strengthened its senior team in north-east Scotland with the appointment of oil and gas expert Shaun Reynolds as partner. Shaun has led the transaction services team for Deloitte's Aberdeen office since setting it up in 2009. He specialises in advising clients i ...

Jamie MacDonald


Posted 1 year agoPress > deloitte

Forum to Improve Management of Health, Safety, Environment and Performance in the North Sea

A who's who of oil and gas industry figureheads will be presenting at a forum in Aberdeen which aims to attract the next generation of leaders who will steer the North Sea to sustainable success. Paul Warwick, Colette Cohen, Gunther Newcomb, Chris Bird and Professor Alex Kemp are among the esteemed ...

Jamie MacDonald


Posted 2 years agoPress

Heriot-Watt sets global data landscape for BP Statistical Review

The economics professor who leads the in-depth data collation process for BP's annual Statistical Review of World Energy has welcomed the energy major's latest findings as “clear evidence of a major transformation in the global energy landscape”. Professor Mark Schaffer, Director of the Centre for ...

Jamie MacDonald


Posted 2 years agoPress > heriot-wattBP

John Crane Asset Management Solutions signs three-year North Sea contract

John Crane Asset Management Solutions has secured a three-year £3million contract to provide condition based maintenance services with a major operator in the UK North Sea. The work covers rotating equipment across 12 assets and infrastructure sites and includes deployment of a specialist engineer ...

Jamie MacDonald


Posted 2 years agoPress > John Cranecondition monitoring

Sparrows Group and INNOVO complete first electric reel drive system contract

Sparrows Group and leading engineering and manufacturing firm INNOVO have deployed INNOVO's new electric drive 700 Te multi-reel drive system for the first time. Sparrows was hired by a global energy services provider to deliver the system and personnel for an umbilical laying operation off the coas ...

Jamie MacDonald


Posted 2 years agoPress > Sparrowsinnovocable

IMM targets £1m turnover after securing industry-leading consultant and accreditation

International Medical Management (IMM) has secured a significant volume of new business, appointed a leading medical advisor to the offshore industry and achieved accreditation from the Royal College of Physicians' national occupational health body. The Aberdeen-headquartered company aims to break ...

Jamie MacDonald


Posted 2 years agoPress > imm

Ampelmann launches people and cargo transfer system for offshore wind industry

Ampelmann has launched an improved version of its industry leading A-type system for transferring people and cargo in the offshore wind industry. Available to view at the Offshore Wind Energy Conference in London, the A400 has been redesigned in conjunction with leading operators to include greater ...

Jamie MacDonald


Posted 2 years agoPress > Ampelmanngangway

Sparrows Group secures onshore inspection contract for CertainTeed’s US Gypsum plants

Sparrows Group has secured its largest ever contract outside the energy industry to provide inspection services across all 17 of CertainTeed's US Gypsum plants in a move hailed as ‘a major step forward in the company's diversification'. Through the agreement, Sparrows will inspect all lifting equip ...

Jamie MacDonald


Posted 2 years agoPress > Sparrowsonshore

Proserv looking to future growth with new £7million Great Yarmouth facility

Energy services company Proserv is preparing for future growth by investing in a new purpose built technology centre for subsea controls and communications in Great Yarmouth. The move will see around 190 employees consolidate from two sites in the area into the new 65,000 sq ft Beacon Park site in ...

Jamie MacDonald


Posted 2 years agoPress > Proservgreat yarmouth

Industry and Scottish Government Back Oil & Gas Resource to Tackle Looming Experience and Knowledge Gap

A major digital resource developed for the oil and gas industry, has received £50,000 from the Scottish Government. This supplements the £800,000 received from industry, the universities and other sponsors to enable the research, development and launch of this multi-disciplinary project. The Inter ...

Jamie MacDonald


Posted 2 years agoPress > Aberdeen

Sparrows Group appoints Ginemex as its authorised Mexican service centre

Sparrows Group has appointed crane service and maintenance specialist, Ginemex, as its authorised service centre in Mexico. The partnership will support Sparrows in meeting the requirements of its existing contract with state-oil company Pemex for servicing and parts provision which covers more tha ...

Jamie MacDonald


Posted 2 years agoPress > Sparrowsliftingginemex

Restrata appoints new head of UK crisis management

Restrata, a global leader in safety and security consultancy and training services, has appointed Craig Menzies to head up its UK emergency response and crisis management business, which includes the state-of-the-art Incident Management Centre (IMC) in Aberdeen. Since joining the company in 2013, ...

Jamie MacDonald


Posted 2 years agoPress > restrata

Proserv Middle East secures multiple contract awards

Energy services company Proserv has been awarded a series of contracts worth a combined value of more than $11million USD for its production control new-build and after-market services in the Middle East. In the UAE, Proserv will be engineering and manufacturing wellhead control panels, hydraulic ...

Jamie MacDonald


Posted 2 years agoPress > Proservuaesaudi

Major applied geoscience research funding boost for Institute of Petroleum Engineering

A major funding package for the Institute of Petroleum Engineering (IPE) at Heriot-Watt University will directly support research and training for the future of the industry in UK offshore waters. Heriot-Watt's Chief Scientist, Professor John Underhill, has secured funding of £416k from Verus Petro ...

Jamie MacDonald


Posted 2 years agoPress > heriotwattFunding +2

Vattenfall teams up with AFC to send Dons’ youth squad to Gothenburg

The Dons' under-17 squad is set for a taste of Gothenburg glory with Aberdeen Football Club (AFC) and Swedish energy firm Vattenfall signing a deal to help send them to the world's largest youth football tournament, the Gothia Cup. The deal, which has also been signed with Aberdeen Football Club Co ...

Jamie MacDonald


Posted 2 years agoPress > vattenfallAberdeen