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  • 20 December 2016

    UK’s oil and gas capital’s harbor, Aberdeen Harbour, has announced that its plans to expand facilities into Nigg Bay, to the south of the existing harbor, are to become a reality. The beginning of the £350 million ($432.5M) project, which was recently granted planning consent in the form of Marine Licenses and a Harbour Revision […]

  • 28 January 2016

    UK’s oil and gas capital Aberdeen is set to receive a major boost as the UK Government has confirmed a £250 million ($358M) City Deal for the Scottish city. The Deal will see UK Government, Scottish Government and local authorities work together to invest in future of North East Scotland. The financial injection includes boost for […]

  • 30 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Senior figures from Mexico’s national oil company, Pemex, have been discovering the secrets of the UK subsea sector’s success and how it has revolutionised the way in which hydrocarbons have been extracted from beneath the seabed during a fact-finding visit to Aberdeen. Organised in partnership with the Department for International Trade (DIT), the five-day subsea […]

  • 25 August 2016

    Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City Councils have adopted a new innovative approach to teacher recruitment as a group of former oil and gas workers begin their inductions to become secondary school teachers. Aberdeenshire Council said on Wednesday that the new Transition into Education Scheme (TIES) is a partnership between Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City Councils, the University of Aberdeen where […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    An independent well management firm has expanded into new premises in Aberdeen’s West End, ahead of its two-year anniversary. Zenith Energy, which was established in 2012, has significantly invested and relocated into a new office space at 3 Bon Accord Square, in Aberdeen, which is four times the size of its previous premises, in order […]

  • 13 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Airswift has opened its new office in Aberdeen, strengthening its commitment to the North Sea.

  • 4 October 2018

    Balmoral Offshore Engineering (BOE) has opened its new subsea test facility in Aberdeen.

  • 3 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ocean Scientific International Ltd (OSIL) has provided construction company Dragados UK with a turbidity monitoring solution to report on the dredging activities of the Aberdeen Harbor Expansion Project. The UK based provider of tailored integrated systems for environmental monitoring has supplied two 1.9m buoy platforms, equipped with standalone turbidity sensors, and were on-site for the […]

  • 1 April 2015
    Exploration & Production

    The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Aberdeen Section has appointed Shankar Bhukya as its new chairman, taking over from Ross Lowdon who has stepped down due to re-location to Houston. Beginning his career as regional applications engineer at Smith Services in Aberdeen, Bhukya has more than eight years’ oil and gas industry experience and is […]

  • 21 January 2016

    Ampelmann, a provider in motion compensation access solutions, is opening an office in Aberdeen.  Ampelmann has a track record in supporting Walk to Work campaigns in the North Sea. According to the company, the access systems of Ampelmann have been used in multiple projects in the UKCS; from commissioning campaigns in the harsher waters West of […]

  • 9 August 2018

    An additional £5 million ($6.45M) has been made available by the Scottish Government to the country’s supply chain to help maximize the economic benefit to Scotland from decommissioning of North Sea infrastructure.

  • 15 December 2016

    Healthcare and medical solutions company Iqarus has launched a new training center for offshore medics, emergency response teams, and people who work in remote and challenging environments. Iqarus said on Thursday that over £1 million ($1.25 million) was invested in the design and construction of the center. The company added that the center would also […]

  • 29 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Subsea engineering and technology company Oceaneering has decided to streamline its Aberdeen operations by combining seven properties into one office location and a new, purpose-built workshop.

  • 22 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Seatronics Ltd, an Acteon company, has appointed Joanne Keilloh as its new Group quality, health, safety, environment (QHSE) Co-ordinator based in Aberdeen. In her new role, Keilloh will lead the QHSE function within the Seatronics Group and Acteon sister company, J2 Subsea. Seatronics further said that she will support the companies’ global bases in driving QHSE strategy and […]

  • 9 September 2015

    The University of Aberdeen will coordinate three new Masters (MSc) programmes in oil and gas innovation across seven Scottish universities. According to John Scrimgeour, Executive Director of the University’s Aberdeen Institute of Energy, the University of Aberdeen has been selected by Oil & Gas Innovation Centre (OGIC) to co-ordinate the MSc across the universities. Showcasing […]

  • 5 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Great Yarmouth-based Subsea Technology & Rentals (STR) has set up a new facility in Cults, Aberdeen. The second facility within the United Kingdom represents a strategic expansion, driven by STR’s Managing Director Scott Johnstone, and should allow STR to provide its full suite of technology and support services to its North Sea clientele. Scott Johnstone, managing director, […]

  • 10 February 2017

    UK Government Minister for Scotland, Lord Dunlop, and MSP Paul Wheelhouse have opened the new £180 million ($225 million) Oil & Gas Technology Centre (OGTC) in Aberdeen. The center, which opened on Friday, is a core part of the £250 million Aberdeen City Region Deal which aims to become the go-to center for oil and […]

  • 20 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    John Lawrie Group has been acquired by its management in partnership with Rubicon Partners and Grovepoint as it gears up for an expansion in the UK and USA.

  • 25 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Proserv said it has moved a major portion of its Field Technology Services business unit from its previous location at Birchmoss, near Echt, to a Westhill-based facility. The base, located on Enterprise Drive, Westhill, will be known as the Skene Facility and boasts 72,000 square feet of yard space, as well as almost 50,000 square […]

  • 7 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Aberdeen Harbor recently completed remedial work to damage caused by Storm Frank, which battered Aberdeen at the end of 2015. During the 48 hours of 29th and 30th December 2015, when the storm impacted the UK,  thousands of tonnes of sand, shingle and debris were deposited into Aberdeen Harbor from the River Dee, and scouring […]

  • 13 June 2017

    Improvements in oil and gas contractor confidence both in the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) and internationally suggest some businesses are seeing signs of recovery and are focused on the future, according to an industry report released today. The findings of the 26th Oil and Gas survey, conducted by Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce in […]

  • 28 May 2015

    Survitec Group was yesterday awarded the ‘Safety Innovations Award’ at the Society of Petroleum Engineers Offshore Achievements Award Ceremony in Aberdeen, UK. The Offshore Achievement Awards are given to the companies in the UK offshore industry, in categories which include safety innovations, new technologies, collaborative working and individual achievement. Survitec Group entered the new MK50 […]