Published:  19 November, 2020

Aberdeen-based, oil and gas production technology business, Pragma, says it has combined innovative design and additive manufacturing (AM) techniques to bring the industry’s first 3D metal printed, ultra-high expansion, bridge plug to market. Pragma’s patented M-Bubble bridge plug has successfully completed final lab testing and is due to begin field trials by the end of 2020.

Published:  12 November, 2020

Global Energy Group has appointed Iain Sinclair to the newly created role of executive director of renewables and energy transition with plans to launch a new operation in Edinburgh.

Published:  30 October, 2020

With 2020 set to be a transformative year for the offshore oil and gas industry, asset owners must walk a tightrope between short term cost cutting, and long-term investment that fuels rapid downturn recovery. Graeme Turnbull, system product manager at AAF International, reports.

Published:  22 October, 2020

Cyberhawk, a leader in drone-based inspection and creator of iHawk, a cloud-based asset visualisation software, has announced it has secured a five-year contract with the world’s largest LNG producer for the provision of drone inspection, surveying and data visualisation services.

Published:  14 October, 2020

The timely application of the LOCTITE Composite Repair System to a damaged petrol vessel allowed a petrochemical facility to continue processing for several months until a new vessel could be installed. The company responsible for this solution is a leading pipeline repair specialist, Hydratight.

Published:  07 October, 2020

Production benefits of hundreds of millions of dollars per asset can be realised through the use of in-well fibre optic technology when the vast amounts of data produced are managed and translated rapidly into actionable insights. This is according to a new white paper from LYTT, a leading provider of specialist data analytics designed and proven to increase the performance of industrial assets.

Published:  24 September, 2020

Swire Oilfield Services has announced that it has appointed PT Berkah Hidup Syukur as its exclusive partner for the Indonesia market effective 1 October 2020. The new partnership will maintain 3 bases in Indonesia, Jakarta, Lamongan and Balikpapan. The bases will be equipped with all the necessary facilities and equipment to support the delivery, maintenance, inspection and logistic of Offshore Containers.

Published:  12 August, 2020

Sparrows Group has signed a long-term partnership agreement to become the sole Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) service provider for market leading machine construction company, J.D. Neuhaus Group (JDN) in the Middle East.

Published:  06 August, 2020

By Cameron Gordon, business development executive, The Data Lab (pictured): Despite its rich heritage of engineering ingenuity and entrepreneurial spirit, the oil and gas industry has been traditionally slow to adopt new technology. However, following the protracted downturn in recent years, this changed dramatically with companies much more open to collaborate on new technology and keen to embrace digital innovation in a bid to reduce costs and deliver ever-greater efficiencies.

Published:  29 July, 2020

ABB has announced it has launched analytics software and services that combines operational data with engineering and IT data to deliver actionable intelligence

Published:  22 July, 2020

Rovco has taken the 66.44m DP2 vessel, Glomar Wave, on charter from vessel owners Glomar Offshore. The vessel will provide the ideal platform to support a campaign of secured ROV projects to be undertaken by Rovco. This includes operational offshore wind farms in both UK and German waters during the coming months.

Published:  30 June, 2020

Reimagining offshore repair and maintenance programmes with greater collaboration could save asset owners millions of dollars. Ian Nash, business manager, SPS Technology, explains how.

Published:  17 June, 2020

Sparrows Group has announced it has completed its first project for ASRY (Arab Shipbuilding & Repair Yard) delivering crane condition evaluation services at the multi-service facility in Bahrain.

Published:  11 June, 2020

A gigantic Berg Propulsion propeller with a diameter of more than nine metres dwarfs the men standing next to it and at every stage of its manufacture, LOCTITE engineering adhesives from Henkel have an important part to play.

Published:  21 April, 2020

Advanced surface coating technology company, Hardide plc, has been awarded one of the most prestigious business accolades in the UK, the Queen’s Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2020.

Published:  20 April, 2020

A leading inspection, maintenance and repair (IRM) company, WellConnection IOS (part of WellConnection Group), has secured approval from HMRC for a new bonded warehouse area at its UK base, the first and largest of its kind in North East Scotland.

Published:  26 March, 2020

In February 2020, several years of hard work paid off for the pioneers of TCP with the release of the first full carbon fibre based material qualification certificate that complies to the DNV GL ST-F119 TCP industry qualification standard.

Published:  13 February, 2020

A start-up company, led by oil and gas stalwarts James McCallum and Colin Manson, is launching a digital platform that aims to solve one of the most pressing problems facing the upstream oil and gas industry.

Published:  07 February, 2020

The fast moving and trend driven nature of today’s industrial markets, mean that OEMs may increasingly need to specify, order and receive parts in double quick time.

Published:  06 February, 2020

NORD reports it has optimised the design of its proven IE3 asynchronous motors with numerous details that achieve a better assembly and cooling.

Published:  17 January, 2020

British Fluid Power Association member companies Pall Corporation, HYDAC Technology Ltd and MP Filtri UK Ltd consider the critical part filtration equipment plays within the particularly challenging environments found within the oil and gas sector.

Published:  17 January, 2020

Schwer Fittings recently announced the successful certification of u2-Lok Twin Ferrule Fittings by DNV · GL (Det Norske Veritas · Germanischer Lloyd). Extensive examination included the following tests: Combined pressure pulse and vibration test, repeated assembly, leak testing, vacuum testing, pull-out test and burst pressure test.

Published:  15 January, 2020

Aberdeen-based Unity, a European provider of well integrity technology, services and engineering solutions, has successfully completed a preparatory P&A project in partnership with oilfield services provider Petrofac.

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