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OMS’ Jack Parlane Hits Engineering Career Milestone

14 December 2015   Jack Parlane, a senior design engineer at Stansted-based Optical Metrology Services (OMS), is celebrating a career milestone having achieved Chartered Engineer status. The status is recognition from the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) of Jack’s industry experience,....

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io oil & gas consulting: Q&A with Neil Gordon, Chief Executive of Subsea UK

14 December 2015   As we look forward to 2016, what do you envisage the average oil price as being next year? What is the minimum you think the oil price could be to keep the industry afloat? The industry is gearing....

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EXSTO Receives OHSAS 18001 and API17L Certifications

11 December 2015   Exsto proudly announce the recent certification to OHSAS 18001:2007 and API 17L type approval certification for its offshore business. The OHSAS18001 certification is an international occupational health and safety management system specification. The certification has been obtained at its state of....

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Subsea Compression Innovator Presented with President’s Award by SUT

11 December 2015   Thirty year old napkin sketch became a reality in 2015..

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Subsea Training Centre Prepares for Diving Regulation Deadline

10 December 2015   Subsea training facility, The Underwater Centre, is preparing for changes to the prerequisite requirements for experienced commercial air divers which will come in to play in April 2016. At the moment, candidates looking to take part in the HSE (Health and....

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Xodus Wins Over £5m in Vibration Contracts

10 December 2015   Xodus Group has won a clutch of international vibration contracts bringing the total value for this year to £5 million. Managed through its vibration specialists in the UK and the UAE, the projects involve identifying and reducing vibration in global oil and....

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OSBIT Power Grows Exports by 45% as it Pursues New Opportunities

10 December 2015   OSBIT Power (OP) has addressed the challenging UK oil & gas market by increasing its exports by in excess of 45 percent during its financial year 2014/15. In the period ending September 30 2015, the North East....

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£3.9m Investment to Drive Oil and Gas Efficiencies

10 December 2015   A new £3.9 million investment by East Coast Oil and Gas Engineering Ltd (EC- OG Ltd) to develop its ‘Subsea Power Hub’ (SPH) has received a £1.2 million research and development grant from Scottish Enterprise. This investment will bring new....

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Plexus Python Subsea Wellhead

10 December 2015   With the recent launch of the Python Subsea Wellhead, Plexus, an Aberdeen and London based established engineering and service company, is finalising preparations to be ready for the first installation of the system. The Python wellhead is the result of a....

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Wood Group in Second Win for Browse FEED

09 December 2015   Wood Group has secured its second front-end engineering design (FEED) contract for the proposed Browse floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) Development offshore Western Australia. Under the new contract with Woodside, effective immediately, Wood Group Kenny (WGK) will progress....

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BP to Acquire Additional Interest in the West Nile Delta Project

09 December 2015   BP Egypt has announced today the completion of its acquisition of 22.75 per cent in the North Alexandria Concession and 2.75 per cent in the West Mediterranean Deep Water Concession from Hamburg-based DEA Deutsche Erdoel AG. The....

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Cortez Subsea Warns of False Recruitment Offers

09 December 2015   Cortez Subsea has warned workers of false recruitment offers using the company’s name. The managing director of the firm, Alasdair Cowie, said the move had been brought to the attention of staff after offers were sent online. In a....

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Atlantis Resources Sign Collaboration with Subsea Cabling Firm JDR

09 December 2015   Tidal power firm Atlantis Resources has signed a five-year collaboration agreement with a subsea cabling business. JDR Cable Systems has its registered office in Edinburgh along with five other sites around the UK as well as premises in....

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Kongsberg Maritime: New Shallow-Medium Depth Multibeam Echo Sounder

09 December 2015   Kongsberg Maritime has introduced a new multibeam echo sounder designed for survey and inspection operations in shallow and medium water depths. The new KONGSBERG EM 712 multibeam echo sounder is the second generation of wideband multibeam for....

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Back to Back Win makes Engineering Award History

08 December 2015   International engineering specialist Nylacast was among a gathering of world class companies at the prestigious 2015 British Engineering Excellence Awards (BEEAs), making history by becoming the first and only company to win back to back awards for....

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Wood Group Secures New ConocoPhillips Contract in Timor-Leste and Australia

08 December 2015   Wood Group has won a new, multi-year contract with ConocoPhillips in Australia. Effective immediately, Wood Group PSN will deliver brownfield engineering services to the Bayu-Undan field located south west of Timor-Leste and the Darwin liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant at Wickham....

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PDi Secures £1.5m Contract Win in Nigeria

07 December 2015   Leading provider of multi-discipline engineering, project management and project services to the international energy industry, Project Development International (PDi) has secured a £1.5million contract with Nigerian oil service company Marine Platforms Limited (MPL), to provide technical support....

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Ocean Installer Awarded First Contract in Nigeria

04 December 2015   Ocean Installer has been awarded a contract for field development work in Nigeria for Folawiyo Aje Services Limited. The contract starts with immediate effect. Ocean Installer will perform the offshore construction of the Aje Ph1 project off the....

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Three-year Award in Angola Strengthens Harkand’s Position in West Africa

04 December 2015   Harkand and its local consortium partner TOS Angola Lda has secured a three-year contract to deliver inspection, repair and maintenance (IRM) services in Angola for a major international oil company operating in the West Africa region. The recently....

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ROVOP Announce £3m of New Contract Wins

03 December 2015   Today, independent subsea remotely operated vehicle (ROV) service provider ROVOP has announced £3m worth of new contract wins in the last month across the oil and gas, offshore wind and power transmission sectors. This work, awarded during November,....

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Xodus Delivers AUS $1.5million Contract for INPEX LNG Mega Project

03 December 2015   Xodus Group has landed a project to a deliver a suite of more than 40 offshore operating manuals for the Ichthys LNG project operated by INPEX and located off the coast of Western Australia. The Ichthys field was....

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Seatronics Delivers Significant Cost Savings with Meridian Ocean Services in Mexico

03 December 2015   Seatronics, an Acteon company, has successfully completed a project with marine services organisation Meridian Ocean Services (Meridian) in Mexico. The aim of the project was to inspect and chart existing pipelines along the coast of Ciudad Del....

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Habia Cable Focuses on Offshore with NEK 606 RFOU Certification

02 December 2015   The NEK 606 RFOU certificate is an important key in Habia Cable´s ambition to become an important cable supplier to the offshore industry. The qualification process has been ongoing for about two years. The standards which must....

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Hydratight Seals Significant Deal with Subsea 7

02 December 2015   Hydratight has won one of the largest pipeline connector orders in the industry from Subsea 7 to support their Emergency Pipeline Repair System (EPRS) project in Australia. The repair system is part of the contingency planning for....

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Oil & Gas UK Comments Ahead of Evidence Session at Scottish Parliament

02 December 2015   Commenting ahead of the Scottish Parliament’s Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee evidence session on Future Prospects for Oil and Gas in Scotland, 2 December 2015, Deirdre Michie, Oil & Gas UK’s chief executive, said: "The UK oil and....

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Wood Group Strengthens Specialist Vibration Service with Key Appointments

01 December 2015   Wood Group has appointed three senior engineering specialists who will lead a new team of up to 20 people in the UK to further build Wood Group’s capability in vibration, dynamics and noise. This follows the acquisition....

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Kongsberg Maritime: New Third Generation HiPAP System takes Acoustic Positioning Performance to the Next Level

30 November 2015   The third generation of Kongsberg Maritime’s de facto industry standard High Precision Acoustic Positioning and Navigation System – HiPAP, is now available. Smaller, lighter, more durable and accurate than ever, HiPAP 502 sets new standards for subsea position reference systems.....

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SECC Oil & Gas Appoints US Sales Manager

30 November 2015   Fernando Hernandez has been appointed US sales manager at connector technology company SECC Oil & Gas. Hernandez joins SECC with extensive field experience and commercial expertise in the dynamic positioning, ROV tooling, automated controls, subsea and well Intervention sectors. His offshore background gives him....

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DOF Subsea Sells Skandi Protector to Australian Government

30 November 2015   DOF Subsea has entered into an agreement for the sale of the Skandi Protector to the Commonwealth of Australia. Delivery to the new owners is expected in the first quarter of 2016, and the sale will result in....

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Fugro Performs Offshore Survey Programme in Equatorial Guinea

30 November 2015   Fugro has been awarded a contract by Ophir Equatorial Guinea (Block R) Limited for the provision of survey services for the development of large scale assets and infrastructure offshore Equatorial Guinea. Under the contract Fugro will deploy three of its specialist vessels....

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