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Seafarers’ quarantine exemption welcomed by North-sea vessel boss

THE chief executive of an Aberdeen-based offshore support vessel specialist, Sentinel Marine, has welcomed the news that seafarers will be exempt from a 14-day quarantine for travellers returning to the UK. Sentinel Marine has a fleet of 10 emergency response...

Neptune Energy reports “strong” performance despite Covid-19 challenges

NEPTUNE Energy has reported a “strong” operational performance in the first quarter of 2020, despite the “challenges” posed by Covid-19. But Jim House, chief executive officer, has warned the second quarter of the year is likely to be “more challenging”. The...

Scottish legal experts team up to tackle costly disputes in oil & gas sector

SIX members of Scotland’s legal system have joined together to provide an online solution to costly disputes in the oil and gas sector. The new alternative online resolution service is a first-of-its-kind for Scotland, providing a cheaper, more efficient alternative...

Stena Drilling wins new contract worth up to $11 million

ABERDEEN-headquartered Stena Drilling has landed a contract worth up to $11 million for deploying a rig to the Bahamas. Under the contract with Bahamas Petroleum Company (BPC), Stena will provide a sixth-generation drilling rig to be used on the Perseverance...

BP restructuring sees new North Sea region boss announced

THE head of BP’s North Sea business is being promoted as part of a restructuring at the company. Ariel Flores will become the firm’s senior vice-president, subsurface, based in Sunbury, near London, from July 1. He will replaced in Aberdeen by...

Archer awarded multi-well P&A contract

ARCHER has received a contract award for the provision of modular drilling unit and associated services by TAQA. The Archer Topaz modular rig has been contracted to perform a 21-well plug and abandonment campaign for their Northern North Sea Cormorant...

ECITB appoints new board members

The Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB) has announced the appointment of new board members to lead the organisation. Five new recruits to the boardoom team include Daniel Gear, Aberdeen-based strategic programme lead at Petrofac Engineering and Production Services. Appointed by...

Archer announces TAQA contract award

DRILLING contractor Archer has been awarded the contract for the removal of the Derrick equipment on the Cormorant Alpha by Taqa. The scope of services includes the engineering design and preparation activities, derrick dismantlement in modular sections by specialist rope...

EnQuest confident of meeting targets

EnQuest said today it had “responded well” and that its operations were “materially unaffected” by the Covid-19 pandemic. The published operations update showed group production was just under 66,000 barrels of oil equivalent (boe) per day in the first four...

BP given improvement notice from HSE following on from North-east platform fire

BP has been handed an improvement notice following a fire which broke out on its ETAP installation. The incident led to 66 workers being evacuated from the platform back in February. A fire broke out at an auxiliary generator where workers...
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