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Tracie Watson

Granite PR marks tenth anniversary with inaugural Abu Dhabi gateway plans

An Aberdeen-based PR company has continued its tenth birthday celebrations with a significant expansion of its popular series of Gateway business networking events. Granite PR,...
L to R – James Gregg and Dave Acton

Motive to expand with creation of Netherlands joint venture

Motive Offshore Group is continuing to expand its global presence with the announcement of a joint venture in the Netherlands. The marine equipment specialist, which...
The E-Reps Forum, an exhibition and conference that puts the spotlight on the environment in the oil and gas industry, takes place at Pittodrie Stadium

Gamification: How to train oil and gas industry’s next generation

By Jill Rennie, director of the E-Reps Forum In 1912, the American Cracker Jack brand included a prize in each bag of its popcorn. This is the...
John Harris

Grey Matters initiative returns to harness oil & gas expertise

An initiative which brought together redundant but highly experienced oil and gas professional, to create and launch new businesses is aiming to build on...

Deep Sea Mooring opens new Aberdeen deep-water quayside facility

The UK-office of Deep Sea Mooring (DSM) has strengthened its presence in Aberdeen, with the opening of a deep water quayside facility. This follows the...
Andy Dodds

New operations director at AIM Valor

AIM Valor Ltd, a specialist Oil and Gas Asset Integrity Management company, has appointed Andy Dodds as their new operations director. AIM Valor, part of...
Magnus platform (Image source: BP)

Oil and gas sales value risen by 18.2% between 2016-17 and 2017-18, according to...

Oil and gas sales value in Scotland has risen by 18.2% between 2016-17 and 2017-18, according to new figures. The Oil and Gas Production Statistics...
Andy Pag

Round-the-world adventurer is speaker at E-Reps Forum

An adventurer who travelled the world in a beat-up bus powered by used cooking oil is one of the speakers at this year’s E-Reps Forum. Journalist Andy...
Gavin Ames

3T Energy Group targets global growth with new senior appointment

Newly formed technology and training group, 3T Energy Group, has appointed a new vice president to help deliver its ambitious global growth plans. Gavin Ames,...
Deirdre Michie

Investment conditions key as industry at crossroads

The representative body for the UK’s offshore industry has warned the sector is at a crossroads as it publishes its Economic Report 2018.  Oil &...
Paul Wheelhouse

Shetland identified as optimal location for ultra-deep water port location

Scotland’s supply chain could be set to win more large scale decommissioning projects, after Dales Voe in Shetland has been identified as the optimal...
Stephen Steele

Ashtead appoints new corporate development director

Global subsea equipment specialist, Ashtead Technology, has underlined its commitment to continued growth with the appointment of Stephen Steele as corporate development director. Mr Steele...
Clarke Shepherd

Oil Plus celebrates 40th anniversary with new contract wins and more recruitment

Oil and gas consultancy, Oil Plus Ltd, has secured contracts worth more than $800,000 in the Middle East and India. The company, which marks its...

UK offshore talent on show as finalists revealed

Efforts to find this year’s outstanding individuals and companies in the UK’s offshore oil and gas industry have moved a step closer today as Oil...
Alan Milne (Managing Director, Water Weights) and Graham Brading (Group Director - Buoyancy & Ballast at Unique Group)

Aberdeen headquartered Water Weights acquired by Unique Group

Unique Group, an integrated offshore solutions provider, has completed the acquisition of the Aberdeen-headquartered, load-testing equipment provider, Water Weights. The newly acquired specialist will be an addition...

New North Sea entrants to share stage with supermajors at Share Fair 2018

Enterprising new entrants to the UK North Sea sector will be joining supermajors and large contractor companies at Oil & Gas UK’s Share Fair...
Heather Smallwood

Heather Smallwood: The war for talent in Scotland’s energy sector

Scotland’s energy sector is rarely out of the news. Accounting for up to 20% of our national GDP, the industry has a nationwide reach...
David McIntyre

Subsea technology innovator secures £500k funding for growth

Bibby Financial Services (BFS) has provided a £500,000 Export Finance facility to Subsea Technologies Limited (STL), an international engineering business, specialising in subsea hydraulic and mechanical...
Significant year for Aberdeen-based John Lawrie Group

John Lawrie Group more than doubles operating profit

The past year has been a significant one in the life-cycle of John Lawrie Group, the Aberdeen-headquartered metal recycling, decommissioning and steel tubulars business. November...
Jim Shiach

Aberdeen Businessman Launches Norwegian Company

An Aberdeen businessman has taken decades of experience gained in the oil and gas sector to create a new company in Norway. In a move...

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Tracie Watson

Granite PR marks tenth anniversary with inaugural Abu Dhabi gateway plans

An Aberdeen-based PR company has continued its tenth birthday celebrations with a significant expansion of its popular series of Gateway business networking events. Granite PR,...
From left - Michelle Rolfe and Lesley Garden

‘Lost in Food' makes final of national blogging awards

Inverurie based food blogging duo, Lesley Garden and Michelle Rolfe have been announced as a finalist in the prestigious 2018 Brilliance in Blogging Awards...
L to R – James Gregg and Dave Acton

Motive to expand with creation of Netherlands joint venture

Motive Offshore Group is continuing to expand its global presence with the announcement of a joint venture in the Netherlands. The marine equipment specialist, which...

Fierce Brewery makes beer for Lidl's Isle of Ale Festival

Lidl has teamed up with Aberdeen's Fierce Brewery to create a bespoke beer, to be sold exclusively in can format to Lidl customers during...
The E-Reps Forum, an exhibition and conference that puts the spotlight on the environment in the oil and gas industry, takes place at Pittodrie Stadium

Gamification: How to train oil and gas industry’s next generation

By Jill Rennie, director of the E-Reps Forum In 1912, the American Cracker Jack brand included a prize in each bag of its popcorn. This is the...

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