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Archer secures multi-well P&A contract for modular rig Archer Topaz in the UKCS

Archer has announced its formal contract award for provision of modular drilling unit and associated services by TAQA.   "We are delighted with the award of this contract which secures the rig work until late 2023." said Dag Skindlo, Chief Executive Officer of Archer.   Archer's rig has been co ...

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Posted 1 month agoPress > ArcherTAQACormorant Alpha +3

Archer’s UK Engineering division awarded Cormorant Alpha Derrick Removal contract.

Archer today announces its formal contract award for the provision of Derrick Equipment Set (DES) & Derrick removal services on Cormorant Alpha by TAQA. The scope of services includes the engineering design and preparation activities, derrick dismantlement in modular sections by specialist rope ac ...

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Posted 1 month agoPress > ArcherCormorant AlphaTAQA +5

GQS SIGNS MULTI-YEAR CONTRACT WITH PREMIER OIL

GQS, a leading provider of technical, quality assurance (QA) and quality control (QC) services to the worldwide energy sector has started the new decade on a strong note after winning a major multi-year contract with Premier Oil. The contract, won following a competitive tender process, will see t ...

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Posted 4 months agoPress > Third Party InspectionGQSAberdeen +3

Global Resources Network restructures to support growing skills shortage

A company restructure by Global Resources Network, specialist recruitment business to the offshore drilling sector, will provide greater support to clients facing the increasing challenge of a growing skills shortage across the global oil and gas industry. A subsidiary of Global Resource Managemen ...

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Posted 9 months agoPress > recruitmentdrill crewOffshore Drilling +7

Jeanette Forbes joins pioneering penguins at Blue Gentoo

One of Aberdeen's most respected and seasoned entrepreneurs is swapping her role as head of her family business for the challenges of a high growth new start business in the oil and gas sector. Jeanette Forbes of PCL Group has joined the board of Blue Gentoo Ltd as CEO to help drive the business f ...

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Posted 9 months agoPress > North Seapenguinsgas hydrates +10

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 ...

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Posted 1 year agoPress > North SeaArcherDrilling +3

Pirie & Smith Appoints New Global General Manager

Pirie & Smith, marine consultants and ship surveyors to the marine and energy sectors, has appointed Graeme Alexander as General Manager to head up the company and take responsibility for leading its activities across the globe. The appointment is in response to a 12-month period of international ...

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Posted 2 years agoPress > MarinePirie & Smithship surveyor +4

IOS Wins £12.5m of New Contracts and Embarks on £3m Expansion Programme

Leading North-east storage and inspection firm Independent Oilfield Services (IOS), has secured two major new contracts, worth more than £12.5 million. The Sumitomo Corporation Europe has awarded IOS an eight-year, £10million contract to carry out OCTG management and inspection services while Odfje ...

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Posted 2 years agoPress > IOSOdfjell DrillingNorth Sea +6

NorSea Group to Build New Ro-Ro Facility at Polarbase for 60 million NOK

Hammerfest Wednesday 6th December 2017: NorSea Group is to invest 60 million NOK, with Hammerfest Harbour, to build a new Roll-on/Roll-off facility at its Polarbase supply base. The announcement follows Statoil's submission this week of its PDO (Plan for Development and Operation) for the Johan Cast ...

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Posted 2 years agoPress > StatoilBarents SeaPolarbase +5

TGT Appoints Ken Feather as Chief Marketing Officer

TGT Oilfield Services, the leader in through-barrier diagnostic systems for the oilfield, has announced the appointment of Ken Feather as its chief marketing officer. Based in TGT's global headquarters in Dubai, marketing and brand expert Feather will lead the company's strategic initiatives for ne ...

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Posted 2 years agoPress > marketingmarketing strategyGlobal +3

TGT Appoints New Global Head of Geoscience

TGT Oilfield Services, the leaders in through-barrier diagnostic systems for the oilfield, has announced the appointment of Antoine El Kadi as its Global Geoscience Manager. Based in TGT's operational hub in Abu Dhabi, industry expert El Kadi will lead a dedicated team of more than 35 technical spe ...

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Posted 2 years agoPress

NorSea Group and IOS Form Alliance

NorSea Group (UK) Ltd and Independent Oilfield Services (IOS) have formed an alliance to provide a complete logistics, storage and inspection package which will deliver significant cost benefits for energy sector companies operating in the North-east of Scotland. The arrangement will combine NorSea ...

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Posted 2 years agoPress > North Seasupply chain logisticsPipe +2

Connecting Tyra Future

Subsea connector specialist Hydratight has been awarded the supply of the critical tie in components for the 8”, 12” and 26” pipelines within the Maersk Oil Tyra Field.  In the initial phase of the redevelopment of the Tyra field, a bypass route needs to be created to enable production flow from ot ...

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Posted 2 years agoPress > Maersk OilHydratightPipelines +3

Viking SeaTech Canada planning company growth in Newfoundland

Viking SeaTech, a global provider of marine services to the energy sector, has continued its global expansion by setting up a new office in St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada.  As part of this growth, the company has appointed industry expert Craig Smith to a newly-created post as Marine Projects Ma ...

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Posted 3 years agoPress > CanadanewfoundlandVikingSeaTech +3

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 ...

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Posted 3 years agoPress > North SeaetpmMarine +4