Energy Voice | Workshop for next generation following North Sea workforce review

Secondary school pupils from across the north-east are being encouraged to sign up for the opportunity to delve into the innovative world of energy. Opito, the global not-for-profit skills body for the energy sector, launched its UKCS Workforce Dynamics Review earlier this month. The report indicated that 40,000 new recruits will be required to support […]

Energy Voice | Tech to pre-empt human error offshore through ‘behavioural DNA’

A “ground-breaking” project is being developed to proactively manage human risk in the offshore industry. Predictive technology specialist OPEX Group is carrying out the work in partnership with the Oil and Gas Technology Centre (OGTC) and Premier Oil. The project aims to address risks posed by individuals in the oil and gas sector by assessing […]

Reabold completes investment in Corallian

Reabold Resources has invested a further £1 million in Corallian Energy, the operator of the Wick prospect in the outer Moray Firth. It means Reabold will have invested £2.5m in Corallian in total and own 32.9% of the oil producer’s issued share capital. Read: Corallian applies for consent to drill Wick Sachin Oza, Co-CEO of […]

Energy Voice | Talos Energy aiming for first oil from Zama in 2022

Talos Energy is targeting first oil from the 1 billion barrel Zama discovery off Mexico in 2022. The Houston-headquartered company plans to start appraising Zama in the fourth quarter of 2018. A final investment decision would follow in the fourth quarter of 2019, or the start of 2020. First oil is expected in 2022, with […]

Deep Down to Supply Isolation Valve for Shell’s Vito Field

Deep Down has received an order from Shell for work related to its Vito development in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. The order is for the design, engineering, manufacturing and installation of an isolation valve system on the Vito floating production unit (FPU). The Vito FPU will be a new facility located […]

Energy Voice | MInteg opens £50,000 rope training facility in Aberdeen

Offshore maintenance and inspection firm MInteg has opened a £50,000 rope access training centre in Aberdeen. The site, at the offices of parent company EnerMech, includes a tower, crane section and a classroom. It comes after MInteg was recently awarded certification from training body Industrial Rope Access Trade Association (IRATA). The certification means the company […]

Energy Voice | WATCH: Haar engulfs oil rigs at Dundee port

Video has emerged online showing two oil rigs engulfed in fog. The footage shows two jack-up rigs at the port of Dundee, appearing as if they are above the clouds. The haar video was uploaded yesterday by Graeme the Binnie on youtube, who said the fog was coming in from the North Sea. It’s not […]

Ocean Infinity Ends MH370 Search; Location Still Unknown

Ocean Infinity has informed that its current search for the wreckage of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 is shortly coming to an end. During the course of its operation, Ocean Infinity searched and collected data from over 112,000 km2 of ocean floor. The total area covered, in a little over 3 months of operational days, is […]

Energy Voice | TEMS secures £1million services deal with Murphy OIl

Aberdeen-based TEMS international has been awarded a £1million contract with US explorer Murphy Oil. The deal will see TEMS provide fluid management an environmental compliance services on a number of Murphy’s rigs in the Gulf of Mexico and south-east Asia. TEMS (Turnkey Environmental Management Services) will initially create six new full-time jobs for the contract. […]