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Slick Innovation

Jan 10, 2012

The European Chapter of the Intervention & Coiled Tubing Association (ICoTA) recently presented is Innovation Award to Schlumberger Slickline’s global perforating and remedial services domain champion, Matthew Billingham, in recognition…


Jan 10, 2012

Wärtsilä will acquire marine oil & gas engineering firm Hamworthy in a £383 million cash deal. The merger ‘will allow both organisations to broaden and enhance their capabilities in rapidly evolving offshore and marine applications as well as environmental solutions markets…

Arnstein Øvsthus

Jan 10, 2012

Arnstein Øvsthus (pictured) becomes general manager of CGGVeritas Eidesvik Ship Management, on 1 February. The joint venture between CGGVeritas and Eidesvik Offshore, dedicated to operating the high-end seismic vessels in the CGGVeritas fleet…

Bill Yuile

Jan 10, 2012

Bill Yuile (pictured), a 40-year veteran of oil & gas industry contracting, has been appointed business development director of Apply Altra, based in Aberdeen.

David Ripley

Jan 10, 2012

David Ripley has succeeded Brian Kinkead as supply chain director of Oil & Gas UK, the leading representative organisation for the UK offshore oil & gas industry.

Jim Milne

Jan 10, 2012

HALL OF FAME: Jim Milne, founder, chairman and MD of Aberdeen-based Balmoral Group, was inducted into the Entrepreneurial Exchange’s ‘Hall of Fame’ at a ceremony in Glasgow last month (pictured).

John Wishart

Jan 10, 2012

John Wishart has been appointed energy director at Lloyd’s Register, based in London. He joined Noble Denton as group MD in 2008, later becoming president of GL Noble Denton following the merger with Germanischer Lloyd.

Peter Saunders

Jan 10, 2012

Peter Saunders (pictured) has become general manager of Aberdeenbased XPD8. He previously served in a project management and business improvement role with Petrofac and as a consultant to Petrotechnics. Ian Cooper has joined XPD8 from PSN and takes up the role of maintenance engineering manager.

Scott McMillan

Jan 10, 2012

Scott McMillan has been appointed MD of CLS Offshore, the Great Yarmouth, UK-based energy sector service company he joined at the start of last year. He was previously eastern hemisphere GM for Shaw Pipeline Services.

Sarah Taylor

Jan 10, 2012

Sarah Taylor (pictured) has joined testing group Exova as a metallurgist in its Sandnes, Norway laboratory. She previously served Global Marine Systems as a consultant metallurgist and prior to that worked for Babcock Marine, MTD and Corus.

Vivien Broughton

Jan 10, 2012

Vivien Broughton (pictured) has been appointed VP resources at Senergy, tasked with further strengthening the company’s commitment to building and developing its global talent pool. She was previously with Transocean for 15 years.

Wendy Simpson

Jan 10, 2012

Wendy Simpson (pictured) has been appointed sales & marketing manager for Cutting Underwater Technologies, based at its Aberdeen HQ. She brings with her 18 years’ oil & gas industry experience.

Adsorption deal

Jan 10, 2012

Italy’s Siirtec Nigi (SiNi) has signed a co-operation agreement with GL Noble Denton to promote the latter’s Advanced Adsorption Process Technology (ADAPT) for treating high-pressure gases to prospective clients.The five-year agreement will…

Active heave compensation comes of age subsea

Jan 01, 2012

With 22 active heave compensated (AHC) cranes ranging from 10t to 250t currently operational on its vessels and another 17 on order, French offshore service provider Bourbon Subsea Services considers itself something of an authority on AHC crane capabilities…

Tapping hot, and cold, spots

Dec 01, 2011

With 2011 drawing to a close, it's time for OE to look afresh at the world's emerging hot spots. One of those generating the most interest, if not the most dollars yet, is also the coldest: the Arctic. Jennifer Pallanich asks a cross-section…

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