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Oil & Gas UK restructures

May 03, 2016

Oil & Gas UK has announced a new organisational structure, following a thorough business review. The revised business model is designed to make sure the leading trade association is in the best shape possible to promote and serve its…

Oil & Gas UK names new board officers, members

Apr 05, 2016

Oil & Gas UK, the representative organization for the UK offshore oil and gas industry, announced the appointment of a number of member company representatives and a new team of officers to lead its board. All changes are of immediate effect…

Oil & Gas UK publishes well guidelines

Mar 30, 2016

Oil & Gas UK has published an update of its Well Life Cycle Integrity Guidelines. The publication reflects recent changes in the regulatory environment, such as the requirement for well-operators and drilling contractors to integrate…

Oil & Gas UK: Norway decom set to grow

Feb 16, 2016

Norway’s decommissioning market has the potential to be the second largest in the North Sea after the UK Continental Shelf, according to Oil & Gas UK’s first Norwegian Continental Shelf Decommissioning Insight report. The report, which provides a forecast for the region over the next decade…

Diamond, GE ink performance-based BOP deal

Feb 08, 2016

Diamond Offshore Drilling and GE Oil & Gas entered into the offshore drilling industry's first-of-its-kind contractual service agreement (CSA) that transfers full accountability for blowout preventer (BOP) performance to GE Oil & Gas. In this Pressure Control by the Hour model…

GE Oil & Gas touts subsea boosting JIP

Feb 02, 2016

GE Oil & Gas has launched a subsea boosting joint industry project, among other new initiatives, at its annual meeting in Florence today. The subsea boosting JIP aims to develop a new and simplified subsea boosting system that has the…

GE Oil & Gas, SBM ink FPSO agreement

Feb 01, 2016

GE Oil & Gas and SBM Offshore have agreed to what they are calling the first ever global maintenance agreement for an entire fleet of floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessels. Under the agreement, GE Oil & Gas will provide spare parts…

Airborne inks latest composite pipe contract

Nov 27, 2015

A West African operator selected Airborne Oil and Gas’s thermoplastic composite pipe (TCP) technology as the preferred solution for injecting large volumes of stimulation fluids offshore in deep water offshore West Africa. Airborne Oil & Gas will supply a 1450m-long…

GE boosts well intervention capabilities with Advantec acquisition

Oct 30, 2015

GE Oil & Gas has agreed to acquire Norway's Advantec, a provider of subsea intervention equipment and services, to boost the company’s capabilities to offer cost-efficient products and services. Image from Advantec…

OE15: GE wins Statoil service work

Sep 08, 2015

GE Oil & Gas has signed a framework agreement with Norway's Statoil to provide subsea operations services for the company's operated fields Tordis, Vigdis, Snorre and Troll, located north west off the coast of Stavanger. GE Oil & Gas will run the services from their Dusavik site…

Going for greenfield

Sep 01, 2015

A greenfield platform was a more effective option over brownfield modifications on Shell’s Leman Alpha complex in the North Sea. Elaine Maslin explains how Dutch expertise made it a reality. The Leman AC platform engineering drawing rendering…

New UKCS abandonment guidelines

Jul 22, 2015

Oil & Gas UK has released updated well abandonment guideslines to improve cross industry understanding of well-related issues on the UK Continental Shelf. The new publication includes guidance on generating cost estimates to support well abandonment operations…

Freeport-McMoRan names new COO

Jul 14, 2015

Freeport-McMoRan has appointed Doss R. Bourgeois president and COO for Freeport-McMoRan Oil & Gas. Bourgeois has been a major part of the success of Freeport-McMoRan Oil & Gas and its predecessor companies. The company said that Bourgeois'…

Oil & Gas UK gets new chief executive

May 01, 2015

Oil & Gas UK appointed Deirdre Michie as its new chief executive on 1 May 2015. Michie will replace Malcolm Webb who, following a brief handover period, formally retires on 31 May 2015.  Appointed by the board of Oil & Gas UK in February 2015…

Ceona, Seaweld form Ghana partnership

Apr 14, 2015

Ceona entered into a joint venture with Seaweld Engineering, which will act as a strategic partner for offshore deepwater construction projects in Ghana. The Ceona Amazon. From Ceona. The…

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