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Must Have Map

Aug 17, 2012

Oil and gas field developments up to 2017 in the dynamic Norwegian, Barents and Baltic Sea areas are captured in a new mapping product from Infield Systems. To be launched with free distribution from the Infield stand (J-1060) during Stavanger’s ONS show 28-31 August…

Allan Browne and Donald Ballantyne appointed BDMs at Paradigm Flow Services

Aug 17, 2012

Allan Browne and Donald Ballantyne have been appointed BDMs at Paradigm Flow Services, Browne focusing on the subsea sector and Ballantyne on topsides technologies. Browne was GM of Halliburton’s SureStream pipeline flow assurance…

Allister Langlands and Bob Keiller promoted in Wood Group

Aug 17, 2012

Allister Langlands will step up to chairman of Wood Group and Bob Keiller will replace him as CEO when longserving chairman Sir Ian Wood retires in November. Langlands joined the group in 1991, initially as financial director, then deputy CEO before succeeding Sir Ian as chief executive in 2007…

Bill Walkingshaw appointed GM of QTEC International

Aug 17, 2012

Bill Walkingshaw has been appointed GM of Aberdeen-based QTEC International. He joins the company, which provides fluid-handling and containment services on drilling installations, from TWMA.

David Stephen appointed GM Europe-Africa for Positioneering

Aug 17, 2012

David Stephen has been appointed GM Europe-Africa for Positioneering, an Aberdeen startup company providing GNSS-based positioning services for the offshore market. He joins from Specialist Subsea Services where he was GM of the Caledonian-Geotech division…

John Shaw appointed MD of First Subsea

Aug 17, 2012

John Shaw has been appointed MD of subsea connector specialist First Subsea. He joined the company in 2011 as global operations director, having previously headed up the engineered products group at Trelleborg Offshore.

Martin Grant elected a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering

Aug 17, 2012

Martin Grant, CEO of Atkins’ energy business, has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering in recognition of his ‘outstanding contribution to the energy sector’.

Steve Moir named as North Sea technical sales manager for Peak Well Systems

Aug 17, 2012

Steve Moir has been named as North Sea technical sales manager for downhole tool provider Peak Well Systems, based at its Aberdeen office. He joins from Expro and prior to that served with Halliburton.

Terrence Singam named sales director East Asia for Alderley

Aug 17, 2012

Terrence Singam has been named sales director East Asia for UK-based metering, processing, treatment and control solutions provider Alderley, based in Singapore. He previously worked for FMC, Tyco and Emerson.

North West European Continental Shelf Oil & Gas Activity

Aug 17, 2012

Against a background of continuing financial uncertainty the oil price remains reasonably high, as does the level of activity in the North Sea, particularly in Norway with the planned development of the substantial Johan Sverdrup find. Reserves estimated at 1…

Rig market

Aug 01, 2012

OE's analysis of current rig market data is updated monthly using statistics provided by Rigzone.comMaking a strong showing during the second half of 2012, North Sea utilization rates are leading the way with a 96% average.The worldwide competitive…

Reports point to brisk UK activity

Aug 01, 2012

Overall, total capital investment on developing UK oil & gas reserves rose by 40% to £8.5 billion in 2011, according to Oil & Gas UK's 2012 Economic Report. Confirmation in the 2012 UK Budget of measures to promote activity in a targeted way…

GDF leveraging UKCS infrastructure

Aug 01, 2012

French-owned utility group GDF Suez is stepping up its UK exploration and production operations with the goal of becoming a major player in the North Sea. The company's UK E&P arm has been involved in the sector for the past 15 years, but is now working up major expansion plans…

Lean Valemon hits the fast track

Aug 01, 2012

An impressive example of lean design and fast-track construction of a major offshore structure is now standing in 133m of water in the Norwegian North Sea. Adrian Cottrill looks at the technology-stretching jacket at the heart of Statoil's NKr20…

The Valemon field

Aug 01, 2012

The Valemon gas and condensate accumulation, a 1985 discovery 160km off the coast from Bergen, has estimated recoverable reserves equivalent to 210 million barrels of oil. Development is currently priced at NKr20.4 billion by operator Statoil and its partners Petoro…

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