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New Oil & Gas UK chairmen

Jun 03, 2014

Offshore industry body Oil & Gas UK has confirmed two new senior appointments to its board. Effective from spring 2014, Trevor Garlick, regional president North Sea at BP, and John Pearson, Group President, AMEC Europe, have been appointed as the co-chairmen of the organisation…

Tri Tool to open Houston office

Mar 18, 2014

Tri Tool Incorporated will be opening a new 15,000sq ft office and warehouse location to better serve the offshore and onshore pipeline oil & gas industries in the gulf region. On May 7th, Tri Tool will be hosting a grand opening event…

ALS acquires BMP

Feb 24, 2014

ALS Oil & Gas, the new international oilfield services company, formed through the acquisition of Reservoir Group by ALS Ltd. in 2013, has acquired the North American completions services provider, BMP Enterprises LLC (BMP). The acquisition…

Oil & Gas UK publish new directory

Jan 15, 2014

Oil & Gas UK today published its UK Offshore Oil and Gas Fabricators Directory, providing a showcase for British construction yards which design and build major facilities for both domestic and international energy markets. The 80-page…

GE Oil & Gas launches London headquarters

Jul 17, 2013

GE Oil and Gas will establish its new global headquarters in London. Florence will remain the global headquarters for GE Oil & Gas Turbomachinery Products & Services, a more than US $6 billion business and a key manufacturing and engineering…

Wood Group acquires Pyeroy Group

Jul 03, 2013

Wood Group acquired Pyeroy Group Limited (Pyeroy), a provider of specialist coatings, access and fabric maintenance services to the oil & gas, marine and rail industries. Headquartered in Gateshead, UK, Pyeroy was founded in 1973 and employs approximately 1…

SPIE links with PetroSkills

Mar 29, 2013

SPIE Oil & Gas Services has announced the signing of a Joint Development Agreement with PetroSkills LLC.This agreement will allow SPIE Oil & Gas Services to enhance its worldwide competency development programs.PetroSkills LLC a worldwide training and development company has over 280 instructors…

'Power of one' to generate growth

Mar 26, 2013

GE Oil & Gas 2013 Annual Meeting, in its 14th consecutive year, was attended by more than 1000 oil and gas industry executives from over 70 countries. Meg Chesshyre joined the multitude in Florence, Italy.Gorgon module loading at Avenza, ItalyAt the beginning of the two day event…

Brazilian power pact

Feb 01, 2013

Petrobras has chosen GE Oil & Gas to power its four new FPSOs – the P-74, P-75, P-76, and P-77 – bound for the Cessão Onerosa field in the Santos Basin pre-salt. GE’s turbomachinery will generate primary energy for the FPSOs using gas turbines…

Carrizo Oil & Gas

Feb 01, 2013

Carrizo Oil & Gas has agreed to sell its wholly-owned subsidiary, Carrizo UK Huntington, and its 15% interest in the North Sea Huntington field for US$184 million in cash to Calgary-based Iona Energy. The Houston-based explorer expects to net $116 million from the sale…

Kongsberg in Apply Nemo buyout

Dec 11, 2012

Kongsberg Oil & Gas Technologies AS (KOGT), a wholly owned subsidiary of Kongsberg Gruppen ASA (KONGSBERG), has entered into an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in Apply Nemo AS, an independent supplier of advanced engineering services…

Hydraulic oil shows Arctic promise

Oct 12, 2012

Recent tests on Mobil Industrial Lubricants’ Arctic performance hydraulic oil have reportedly shown that it can help reduce hydraulic system energy consumption by up to 6.2%, when compared with standard mineral hydraulic oils. Given pride of…

GE Oil & Gas

Sep 12, 2012

GE Oil & Gas bolstered its Norwegian presence with two acquisitions in the space of ten days for its measurement & control business. The purchase of Oslo-based pressure, temperature and flow measurement solutions provider Presens was confirmed early August…

Glacier Energy Services

Sep 12, 2012

Glacier Energy Services has extended its oil & gas industry offering with the acquisition of UK pipe cutting and preparation services provider Site Machining Services. The acquisition is Glacier’s first since its formation around last year’s management buyout of MB Oil & Gas.

Airlines seek oil & gas travel edge

Sep 01, 2012

Germany's Lufthansa continues to beef up its international oil & gas routes with the launch of Airbus A380 service between Houston and the company's Frankfurt hub. Russell McCulley was invited along for the inaugural flight.Lufthansa flight 440 departed Frankfurt Airport 1 August…

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