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OE’s Top of the Festive Video Pops

Dec 20, 2019

It's that time of the year again, when Christmas trees become, well, actual Christmas trees!Just for you, in our annual ‘top of the corporate festive video pops’ we've pulled together a selection of some of this year's best.A strong strain through many…

Balmoral Invests in Blaze Manufacturing Solutions

Dec 19, 2019

Aberdeen engineering outfit Balmoral Group said it has invested a six-figure sum in Blaze Manufacturing Solutions, taking a 70% stake in the Aberdeenshire-based company.This latest move comes after Balmoral significantly raised its shareholding in another Aberdeenshire company…

Malin Group Eyes Oil & Gas Growth

Dec 19, 2019

Marine services company Malin Group has appointed Alan Hunter in a new business development role, as the company looks to continue its growth in the oil and gas sector.With a presence in the marine industry stretching back over 100 years, Malin…

A Blue/Green Energy Revolution

Dec 17, 2019

A seismic shift in the dialogue around big oil and climate has occurred in the past 12 months. It’s a change in how big oil is orientating itself around what many call the energy transition. Climate goals - governmental, international and industry…

Forum Upgrades Hyperbaric Test Site

Dec 17, 2019

Forum Energy Technologies has completed a three-month upgrade to its hyperbaric testing facility, which will result in an operational time saving to clients of more than 35%.Located at the company’s Kirkbymoorside base in North Yorkshire, UK…

Petrofac Expecting Full-year Revenue Dip

Dec 17, 2019

Oilfield services provider Petrofac Ltd guided to a more than 5% fall in full-year revenue on Tuesday, with delays in bidding processes constricting order intake in its biggest segment during the second half.Petrofac, which designs, builds and operates oil and gas facilities…

N-Sea Reports Sales Uptick

Dec 17, 2019

Subsea services firm N-Sea said increased sales in 2019 has led the Netherlands-based company to report a record year.The company said its commercial growth from bases in Aberdeen, the Netherlands and the Middle East has been spurred by the completion of more than 1…

In Norway, Salaries, Investment Move North

Dec 17, 2019

A slew of reports out of Norway over the past month point to rising oil industry salaries (and therefore costs) after two years that saw heavy investments offshore.For the 225,000 Norwegians who work in oil and gas, both hikes are good news…

S&P Cuts Tullow Oil's Credit Rating

Dec 13, 2019

Ratings agency S&P Global on Friday downgraded Tullow Oil's long-term credit rating to 'B' from 'B+', days after the Africa-focused company's Chief Executive Officer stepped down and it scrapped its dividend.The London-listed company, which…

W&T Takes Over as Magnolia Operator

Dec 12, 2019

W&T Offshore announced it has acquired a 75% working interest in and operatorship of the Magnolia field in the central region of the deepwater Gulf of Mexico from ConocoPhillips for $20 million. The oil-weighted producing property, located in Garden Banks blocks 783 and 784…

Energy Transition and Sustainability Talks at 2020 WPC

Dec 11, 2019

The 23rd World Petroleum Congress will set the scene for a discussion about the energy transition, climate change and innovative technologies.Set for December 6-10, 2020, in Houston, considered the energy capitol of the world, the WPC typically draws 10…

Deckers to Retire as SBM Board Chairman

Dec 11, 2019

SBM Offshore's longtime chairman of the supervisory board Floris Deckers will retire following the company's April 2020 annual general meeting (AGM), the Dutch floating production, storage and offloading unit (FPSO) specialist announced.Roeland Baan…

Rocsole Taps Tienhaara as CEO

Dec 11, 2019

Tomography technology company Rocsole said it has appointed Mika Tienhaara as the new chiefe executive officer starting in 2020.Tienhaara has previously been CEO of the Ascom Separation which was acquired by Sulzer Chemtech AG, and has held various roles in Aker Solutions…

Malaysian State Open to Buying Petronas Stake

Dec 11, 2019

Malaysia's Terengganu state said on Wednesday it was open to buying a stake in national energy giant Petronas, after Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said he was considering such a sale to raise funds for his heavily-indebted federal government…

Halliburton, Petrofac Sign On Maersk Drilling's Seapulse Pact

Dec 11, 2019

Maersk Drilling said it has signed agreements with services firms Halliburton and Petrofac to collaborate on the exploration program to be delivered under the Danish-based offshore drilling contractor’s master alliance agreement with Bermuda-based explorer Seapulse…

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