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UK: Offshore Industry Improves in Safety Indicators

Oct 04, 2018

The UK’s offshore oil and gas industry continued to see improvement across a broad range of health and safety indicators last year, according to a key insight into the health and safety landscape published by Oil & Gas UK.Findings from the leading…

New CEO for DNV GL Oil & Gas

Sep 27, 2017

Liv Hovem will take over as CEO of DNV GL’s Oil & Gas business area, which provides integrated technical assurance and advisory services to operators, suppliers and regulators across the oil and gas value chain, from project initiation to decommissioning…

GE opens Ghana facility

Mar 22, 2017

GE Oil & Gas opened a new facility in Takoradi Port, Ghana, that will be the primary service center for its deepwater offshore projects in Ghana. The facility has a 1600sq m indoor test area with capability for testing three subsea trees (XTs) simultaneously…

GE Oil & Gas inks Indonesia subsea tree work

Jan 31, 2017

GE Oil & Gas has been awarded a contract with Premier Oil Indonesia, for subsea trees and wellheads for the Bison, Iguana and Gajah Puteri (BIGP) fields, in the Natuna Sea. The scope covers subsea trees and wellheads, rental tools and…

Chevron, Conoco execs join Oil & Gas UK board

Jan 27, 2017

Oil & Gas UK has elected Greta Lydecker from Chevron Upstream Europe, and UK ConocoPhillips President Terri King, to its board of directors. Lydecker, managing director, Chevron Upstream Europe, and King, president, UK ConocoPhillips…

Oil & Gas UK names 4 new board members

Oct 04, 2016

Oil & Gas UK (Oil & Gas UK) appointed four new members to its board. Cory L. Loegering, region vice president and managing director for Apache North Sea; Robin Allan, Premier Oil’s director, North Sea and Exploration; and Bill Dunnett…

GE wins Johan Sverdrup order

Jun 02, 2016

GE Oil & Gas has won a surface wellhead and Xmas tree equipment and services contract from Statoil for its Johan Sverdrup project in the North Sea. GE Oil & Gas will manufacture, deliver and install its standardized surface wellhead and…

Airborne TCP FMECA for Libra

May 16, 2016

The Libra consortium has invited Airborne Oil & Gas to perform a failure mode, effect and criticality assessment (FMECA) for a TCP (thermoplastic composite pipe) Riser that could be used at the giant Libra field offshore Brazil. The request…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Shell exec to head Oil & Gas UK

Feb 27, 2015

The board of Oil & Gas UK has appointed Deirdre Michie as the organization’s new Chief Executive. Deirdre Michie will take up her position from 1 May 2015, replacing the current Chief Executive Malcolm Webb who formally retires on 31 May 2015…

Oil & Gas UK chief executive to retire in 2015

Oct 21, 2014

Malcolm Webb, Oil & Gas UK chief executive, will retire in 2015. Webb. From Oil & Gas UK.   Oil & Gas UK says the exact date of his departure is yet to be agreed, but will be within…

Shell/Centrica OGUK board

Jun 10, 2014

Industry body Oil & Gas UK has appointed two oil company operator representatives to its board. Effective immediately, Glen Cayley (pictured), upstream director, Shell UK Limited, has been appointed vice chairman, representing the operator community…

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