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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…

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…

North Sea exploration support needed

Sep 30, 2014

Industry body Oil & Gas UK is calling on the UK Government to offer fiscal support for exploration in the UK North Sea, alongside lower taxes, and simpler field allowances.  The call, made in the body’s Economic Report 2014, comes as the UK’s oil and gas industry faces rising operating costs…

17th Rio Oil & Gas closes with record business volume

Sep 19, 2014

The 17th Rio Oil & Gas, one of three major events of the industry in the world, has come to a close on 18 September. Some points highlighted by João Carlos de Luca, president of Brazilian Petroleum, Gas and Biofuels Institute (IBP) included the volume of business conducted…

Fourth energy minister in two years

Jul 16, 2014

Matthew Hancock has been named as Britain's fourth new energy minister in less than two years as part of a major reshuffle in the UK's coalition government cabinet. It is Prime Minister David Cameron's biggest government shake-up since coming to power in 2010…

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…

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…

Life extension guidance issued

May 29, 2014

Oil & Gas UK has published three new guidance documents on the management of ageing and life extension (ALE) of oil and gas installations on the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS). The technical guidance documents focus on three specific topic areas…

Montenegro offshore bids submitted

May 16, 2014

Energean Oil & Gas and Mediterranean Oil & Gas have jointly submitted a bid for the exploration and production of hydrocarbons in three areas offshore Montenegro, as part of the country's first offshore licensing round. The First Round…

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…

UMW orders Keppel FELS jackup

Feb 07, 2014

Keppel FELS has won a contract from a subsidiary of UMW Oil & Gas Corporation (UMW Oil & Gas) for a KFELS B Class jackup rig worth US$218 million. It will be the third KFELS B Class jackup rig for UMW Oil & Gas and is scheduled for delivery in 3Q 2015…

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…

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