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Alastair Caithness, CEO at Ziyen

Scottish-American start-up Ziyen Inc. moves into oil production

Scottish-American oil and energy company Ziyen Inc., which has operations in Aberdeen, has achieved first oil as it prepares to enter a new round of...
LFH Engineering workshop

LFH Engineering nets six-figure contract as international sales grow

A north-east engine pump manufacturing specialist has secured a six-figure contract to provide its products and expertise to a supply company in the Far East. Ellon-based...
From the left - Michael O'Donnell and Doug Middleton

ROVOP expands in Middle East with new base and ROV systems in the region

ROVOP, the independent provider of subsea remotely operated vehicle (ROV) services, has expanded in the Middle East. Two senior members of staff - operations director...
Scott Kerr, CEO of Mintra Group (L) and Gareth Gilbert, UK Managing Director, Mintra Group

Mintra Group acquires Atlas Knowledge for around £10.7m

Mintra Group, the HR, competence and training specialist, has acquired Aberdeen headquartered learning technology services firm Atlas Knowledge for around £10.7m (source). The move will bring...
from left, are: Martin Pirie, Ian Kirk, Nathan Kirk, Mark Dundee and Andy Kirk

New oil and gas completions company launched in the North East

A new oil and gas completions company has been launched based in the North East of Scotland. Vulcan Completion Products (VCP) was founded by Ian Kirk...
Jody Lusher, operations manager and Damon Bowler, vice president of Add Energy's Asset and Integrity Management division

Add Energy secures a raft of contracts worth more than £1 Million

Energy consultancy provider, Add Energy, has landed new contracts totalling £1.1 million in the last six months. The latest business wins include a total of...
The Oil & Gas UK Awards winners

Inspiring industry leaders and pioneering projects recognised at annual awards

An inspirational graduate whose safety initiatives have led the way for critical emergency response plans offshore, and an industry-leading project which championed collaboration were...
Paul Stonebanks OBE

3T Energy Group acquires Survivex to fuel global growth

Global technology and training organisation, 3T Energy Group, has become the UK’s largest energy sector training provider after acquiring offshore training company Survivex. 3T Energy...
(left to right) Douglas Hitchcock, Design Engineer; Craig Feherty, CEO; Kevin Rose, Applications Engineer; Mark Burton, Operations Manager at Well-SENSE

Well-SENSE opens two new facilities and makes four appointments

Downhole sensing technology specialist, Well-SENSE, continues to implement its robust growth strategy by announcing the opening of two new facilities in addition to four...
From left - Dr Nike Folyanan, chair of AFBE-UK and Dr Ollie Folayan, chair of AFBE-UK Scotland

Downing Street meeting for North East leader of diversity and inclusion group

A leading North East advocate of greater diversity and inclusion in the oil and gas industry was part of a delegation to visit No...

Innovators’ ideas come under expert scrutiny at Oil & Gas UK’s Share Fair

Industry experts from Equinor, Premier Oil, Spirit Energy and Nexen Petroleum U.K. Limited (Nexen), a wholly-owned subsidiary of CNOOC Limited, have selected seven forward-thinking...
Mariesha Jaffray

Company experts join forces to re-launch key Oil & Gas UK network

Over 50 oil and gas company representatives have been nominated as part of a key network re-launch that Oil & Gas UK is spearheading...
Suzanne and Gary McIntosh

National award win for McIntosh Heavy Logistics after record-breaking oil & gas vessel move

One of the north-east’s longest-running family businesses has celebrated success at a national awards event following a record-breaking heavy move through the streets of...
Wynne Edwards

North-East business strikes a global deal for growth

Stonehaven-based marine technology company MarineMTS has struck an equity funding deal with SRH Marine SAIT (trading as SRH Marine Electronics). The deal will see the...
Steven Gray

ROVOP strengthens fleet versatility with acquisition of 28 ROVs

ROVOP, the independent provider of underwater remotely operated vehicles (ROVs), has purchased the entire fleet of 28 ROV systems from M2 Subsea. The fleet expansion will...
Baroness Fairhead

Energy Export Conference set for Aberdeen in June 2019

The Energy Export Conference is to be held in Aberdeen in June 2019. The event is set to bring key partners together with the aim...
(L-R): The Lord Provost of Aberdeen Barney Crockett and Mayor of Halifax Mike Savage at the WECP today in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Aberdeen to host world energy cities conference

Aberdeen has been chosen to host the prestigious World Energy Cities Partnership (WECP) AGM in 2019. WECP President Mayor Mike Savage of the City of Halifax...
Russell Stevenson

New Industrial Director appointed at Oil & Gas Technology Centre

The Oil & Gas Technology Centre has appointed a new Industrial Director to lead the creation of two new national research and development centres...
From left - Jun Chrysler L. Perote, Hans Meilof, Managing Partner, Al Yaseah Finbar Kelly, Commercial Manager, Norco Group UK, John Roy, Director, Norco Group UK

Norco Group opens UAE office with new appointment

Provider of services and products to the Secure Power industry, Norco Group has opened an office in Abu Dhabi with the appointment of Jun...
Titan directors Bruce Jepp (left) and Keith Gaskin, with Barry Marshall, business development director at EnerQuip (right) next to the new torque machine

Aberdeen oil services firm makes substantial six-figure investment in the future

Oilfield services business Titan Torque has doubled its operational capacity – and signalled its long-term confidence in the offshore oil and gas industry –...

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