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The Iceland Deep Drilling Project (IDDP) on the Reykjanes Peninsula

Churchill’s DAV MX chosen for record breaking geothermal well

The flagship DAV MX™ CircSub from Churchill Drilling Tools, an oilfield service company specializing in drilling innovation, was selected for the world’s deepest and...
David Paterson

C-SAM Ltd appoints new Operations Director

C-SAM Ltd has named David Paterson, a company veteran of 17 years, as Operations Director. David joined C-SAM in 2001 as a developer, advancing to...
Apache UK Beryl Alpha

Servelec Controls to install safety system for new North Sea Apache well

Servelec Controls, an independent integrator of mission-critical control and safety systems, has been awarded a contract with oil and gas exploration and production company...
Tom Cross

Parkmead takes full control of Sanda exploration prospects

The Parkmead Group Plc has taken full control of the Sanda exploration prospects in the West of Shetland region of the UK continental shelf...
Craig International will supply procurement for all maintenance and repair operations to Premier Oil in the North Sea, including the Solan field.

Craig International secures five-year procurement contract with Premier Oil

Craig International has signed a five-year procurement contract for all Premier Oil’s maintenance and repair operations in the UK North Sea. The contract, which could...
Sean Lightheart

Continued international expansion of Livingston company Empteezy

Livingston based company Empteezy has appointed new staff to support its growth and expansion into new markets. The spill containment specialist recently appointed Sean Lightheart as...
Finbar Kelly

Norco Group secures contract with Total

Norco Group Ltd has been awarded a UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply) and standby battery equipment service contract on Total E&P UK’s UKCS offshore and onshore assets. Manufacturers...
Paul Gavin, business development executive for OMMICA™

LUX Assure supports strategic growth plans with key appointment

Oil and gas technology firm, LUX Assure, who specialise in providing onsite chemical monitoring and management solutions, has strengthened its business development team with...
John Guy, EnerMech regional director, Middle East, Asia and Caspian

EnerMech wins £40m of Caspian contracts

Mechanical services group EnerMech has strengthened its market positon in the Caspian region by securing contracts with major operators valued at more than £40...
ESS commercial director Keith McDermott

Ecosse Subsea wins seven figure Beatrice Windfarm seabed project

Ecosse Subsea Systems (ESS) has been awarded a seabed clearance project, estimated to be worth seven figures, on the £2.6bn Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd...
DiveSource Managing Director Sarah Hutcheon with PaleBlue Managing Director Felix Gorbatsevich and NYD Managing Director Lars Wroldsen

DiveSource & PaleBlue collaborate to launch Dive Control Simulator

Diving consultancy DiveSource, has partnered with Norwegian simulator developer PaleBlue to bring their state of the art Dive Control Simulator to Aberdeen. Allan Nairn, Director...
Scott Constantine of Zeta-pdm

Zeta-pdm completes raft of projects worth £125,000

Zeta-pdm Ltd, specialists in the design and supply of advanced process separation systems, has successfully completed a series of projects for clients worth £125,000. The...
Robert Smaje (left) and Chris Georgiou (right)

Aiken Group Announces York Office Appointments

Aberdeen-based accommodation specialist Aiken Group has announced the appointments of two key members of staff to head up its recently-opened office in England. The centrally...
Stuart Rennie

The Granite City: Master of Reinvention for 500 Years

Aberdeen’s embattled economy is trying to claw its way out of the North Sea downturn, but while doom-merchants talk down signs of a recovery...
Stuart Cameron and Martin O'Carroll

New CEO at helm of UTEC following founders retiral

Global survey company, UTEC, has welcomed a new Chief Executive Officer as its original founder retires from the business. Stuart Cameron has taken on the...
Exceed managing director Ian Mills

Exceed secures £5.5million of North Sea contracts

Aberdeen-headquartered Exceed, a well management and performance improvement specialist, has secured four new North Sea contracts in the first quarter of 2017 with a...
3D model of Synthesis being implemented onto a SDU

L&N Scotland introduces new Synthesis system to the subsea market

Specialist subsea manufacturer, L&N Scotland has expanded its product portfolio with the launch of its Synthesis system. L&N Scotland has introduced its latest product and...
Morten H. Emilsen

Add Energy secures Framework Agreement with Statoil

Add Energy’s Well Control & Blowout Support group has secured a framework agreement with Statoil Petroleum AS for Well Planning, Blowout and Kill Simulations. This...
Scott Watters

Two year contract for Tendeka and new HQ in April

Oil & Gas completions company, Tendeka, celebrates its most recent win after being awarded a two-year contract extension with a leading Malaysian operator. This award...
Graham Thomson

New jobs from £4million worth of new projects for Aberdeen firm

An Aberdeen engineering firm has recorded a strong performance in sales, landing over £4million worth of new projects leading to the expansion of its...
Hurricane Energy

Hurricane Energy announces “largest undeveloped” UK oil find in waters west of Shetland

Hurricane Energy has described its Halifax field as the "largest undeveloped" oil find so far in the UK's waters. The company's shares close up 8.76...
Churchill Drilling Tools’ CEO and commercial director Mike Churchill celebrates the export award win with his wife, Ailsa

Churchill Drilling Tools wins export award

Churchill Drilling Tools, an oilfield service company specializing in drilling innovation is celebrating after winning the high growth markets exporter of the year category...
Dave Stewart

Wood Group renews and extends North Sea contract with Premier Oil

Wood Group has been awarded a $50 (£40) million contract with Premier Oil, to deliver topside operations and maintenance services to the Balmoral floating...
(L-R) Young Professional Award - Marianne McKevitt, Above & Beyond Award - Sam Lisney and Significant Contribution Award - Oonagh Werngren

2017 Offshore Achievement Award winners announced

An audience of almost 500 industry professionals came together last night (23 March) to recognise innovation, collaboration and exceptional performance within the UK offshore...
Andy Samuel

OGA awards 25 UKCS licences in 29th Offshore licensing round

The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) is to award 25 licences for 111 blocks or part blocks to 17 companies in the 29th Offshore...

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Nicholson Solutions Appointed as Education Partner by Digital Marketing Institute

The Digital Marketing Institute has appointed Aberdeen company Nicholson Solutions to deliver its Professional Diploma in Digital Marketing in Scotland. The SQA accredited professional...

Interviews

Louise MacLean

Interview: Louise MacLean of Signature Pubs – a day in the life

Louise MacLean, head of sales, marketing and PR at the Signature Pub Group, is an industry veteran having started as a graduate trainee with...
Bruce Hydes

Interview: Bruce Hydes of Edgar Stewart. The changing face of recruitment

Home to three leading specialist brands in the Scottish recruitment sector, namely Talented, Edgar Stewart and Cyrus Selection, ESS Holdings (Edinburgh) Ltd is a...
Neil Logan

Interview: Neil Logan, CEO of Incremental Group

Hot on the heels of announcing that digital technology specialist Incremental Group had successfully secured £500,000 of Regional Selective Assistance (RSA) support from Scottish...
Ian Stevenson

Interview – Digital forensics specialist leading the attack against cyber crime

Ian Stevenson, CEO of Cyan Forensics, is a computer scientist by training, and has spent the last 20 years in and around startups, first...
Joe Afif, founder & managing director of graduate recruitment jobsite Gradit

Interview : Recruitment professional matches tech graduates to jobs using algorithms

Joe Afif, founder & managing director of graduate recruitment jobsite Gradit, is a self confessed “millennial“ whose big idea was sparked while working in...

Columnists

Ian Stirling: How to build a distillery in Edinburgh part 2 – Capacity

Fascinated that someone was writing a diary blog about their proposed £5m new Edinburgh distillery project, we asked Ian Stirling of Port of Leith...

Laura Sutherland – 9 top tips for mobile marketing

Aura PR’s Laura Sutherland looks at the opportunities which lie in mobile marketing. The mobile has climbed the ladder to be one of the...
Yekemi Otaru

Yekemi Otaru: 12 engaging ideas for engineering companies

Even in so-called boring industries, there is great content. But finding new content ideas can be a real problem for marketing teams. Particularly in engineering...

Ian Stirling: How to build a distillery in Edinburgh part 1 – Three things

Fascinated that someone was writing a diary blog about their proposed £5m new Edinburgh distillery project, we asked Ian Stirling of Port of Leith...
Kieran O'Connor

Kieran O'Connor: Top 10 Life Lessons For Engineers

1. Some things will always take longer than you first think Hofstadter's Law: It always takes longer than you expect, even when you take into...