North Sea Rim
CAVU International and eDrilling team up to offer CRM training in simulatorFeb 17, 2016
CAVU International and eDrilling has formed a partnership to provide the energy industry with Crew Resource Management (CRM) training utilizing eDrilling’s training simulator - wellSim™.
Availon gets certified for Spanish & Italian wind farms servicingFeb 17, 2016
Availon has received full HSEQ certification for its wind farm servicing operations in Italy and Spain, according to international quality, environmental and work safety standards.
SOLO OIL encounter oil flows from Lower Kimmeridge LimestoneFeb 17, 2016
Solo has been advised by the operator, Horse Hill Developments Limited, that light, 40 degree API, sweet oil has flowed naturally to surface from an 80-foot zone within the Lower Kimmeridge limestone
Wood Group enters new sector in UK with Valero Energy refinery contractFeb 17, 2016
Wood Group has secured a new five year framework agreement with Valero Energy, an international manufacturer and marketer of transportation fuels,
Aker Solutions and Total to cooperate on subsea technology developmentFeb 17, 2016
Aker Solutions and Total agreed to collaborate on research and innovation to develop new cost-effective subsea field technology. The initial four-year technical collaboration agreement will build on earlier cooperation and bring both companies closer in developing technologies that will reduce costs and increase value at subsea oil and gas fields. The partnership will this year explore a wide range of issues, including further evolution of subsea processing and compression systems to boost cost-efficiency of deepwater gas production, development of electric subsea controls and optimization of flow-measurement technologies.
San Leon unsuccessful in their appeal against arbitration rulingFeb 17, 2016
San Leon Energy says that certain of its subsidiaries, including Aurelian Oil & Gas Limited (together, 'Aurelian') have been unsuccessful in their appeal against the findings of the International Court of
First steel cut for Johan Sverdrup drilling platformFeb 16, 2016
On Monday 15 February 2016 Haugesund mayor Arne-Christian Mohn started the machine cutting the steel for the Johan Sverdrup drilling platform.
Optimarin to retrofit world’s only purpose built monohull accommodation vesselFeb 16, 2016
Optimarin has won a contract to install its Optimarin Ballast System (OBS) on Østensjø Rederi’s Edda Fides, the world’s only purpose built monohull accommodation vessel.
Expro appoints Mike Jardon as Chief Executive OfficerFeb 16, 2016
Expro has appointed Mike Jardon as Chief Executive Officer, succeeding Charles Woodburn, in this key leadership role.
Forsys Subsea awarded subsea FEED contract for Trestakk field development with StatoilFeb 16, 2016
Forsys Subsea, the joint venture between FMC Technologies and Technip, has been awarded a contract from Statoil to provide a subsea front-end engineering and design (FEED) study for subsea
Decom North Sea calls for industry experienceFeb 16, 2016
This week, Decom North Sea (DNS), the representative body for the offshore decommissioning industry, puts out an important call to action for any business currently involved in the decommissioning sector.
Sound Energy commences ground works on Tendrara licenceFeb 16, 2016
Sound Energy has commenced the ground works on site at the Company's Tendrara licence area and all contracts have now been awarded for the first well.
Egdon commences drilling operations at Laughton-1 welllFeb 16, 2016
Egdon Resources has commenced drilling operations at the Laughton-1 exploration well in UK Onshore Licence PEDL209 located in Lincolnshire.
New World Oil & Gas to reduce further the Company's cost baseFeb 16, 2016
On 19 November 2015, the Company declared that all of the resolutions proposed at its general meeting were passed by shareholders, principally in connection with the strengthening of the board.
Official programme released for Biennial industry eventFeb 16, 2016
Sand production can be a major challenge for oil and gas operators, causing significant financial losses (running to billions of dollars annually), and causing asset failure with drastic consequences.
OpenLink signed by Switzerland-based energy provider, MET InternationalFeb 16, 2016
OpenLink says that MET Group has chosen OpenLink to manage its cross-border, multi-commodity energy trading risk management and REMIT reporting.
New recommendations for novel materials in renewable energyFeb 16, 2016
Following the landmark climate accord in Paris, the world is looking to a rapid upscaling of wind and solar energy in the energy mix in the coming decade and beyond. This will only be made possible, says DNV GL, with concomitant developments in materials, including: alternative semiconductor material in photovoltaics (e.g. halide perovskite), new PV module coatings, materials and coatings for the harsh conditions of CSP and thermal energy storage,
Rosneft and BP obtain regulatory approvals to dissolve the German JVFeb 15, 2016
Rosneft has obtained the approval to dissolve the Ruhr Oel GmbH (ROG) Joint Venture from the German Federal Ministry of the Economy and Energy (Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Energie).
Europa Oil & Gas increases offshore Ireland acreageFeb 15, 2016
Europa Oil & Gas (Holdings) plc has been awarded a new Licensing Option (the 'LO') in the southern Porcupine Basin, offshore Ireland, as part of phase 1 of the 2015 Atlantic Ireland round.
ESS win prestigious Health & Vitality Communication and Engagement Honours AwardFeb 15, 2016
ESS Support Services Worldwide, part of Compass Group UK & Ireland, has won the prestigious Health & Vitality Communication and Engagement Honours award at the Health & Vitality Honours 2016
Researchers size up North Sea offshore workers’ helicopter escape potentialFeb 15, 2016
Research on the size and shape of the North Sea offshore workforce has revealed that some UK workers are larger than average American males and take up more space than earlier data had indicated.
Saipem: Italian High Court decision will have no financial impact on the companyFeb 15, 2016
The sixth criminal section of the Italian High Court (Corte di Cassazione) handed down its ruling on Saipem's appeal against the February 2015 sentence of the second criminal section
Heerema awarded Oseberg Vestflanken 2 contract from StatoilFeb 15, 2016
Statoil has awarded Heerema the contract for the Engineering, Procurement & Construction (EPC) of the unmanned wellhead platform at Oseberg Vestflanken 2, as well as the transport and installation of the platform. Heerema Fabrication Group (HFG) will carry out the engineering, procurement and construction of the unmanned wellhead platform and Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) will be responsible for the transport and installation of the platform.
Corvus Energy wins Environmental AwardFeb 12, 2016
Corvus Energy wins the Environmental Award, sponsored by Nor-Shipping, for its lithium ion battery-based energy storage system at the Annual Offshore Support Journal Conference,