Energy Voice | VIDEO: Aberdeen south harbour – A unique approach to decommissioning

Aberdeen South Harbour’s modular design allows the segregation of working quays into independent, dedicated zones, allowing customers to define the size of the working area they require, and ‘lock-down’ their activities in a physical and regulatory sense. Matt North, Commercial Director at Aberdeen Harbour Board, said: “We believe that South Harbour will be the first […]

Energy Voice | Industry urged to unlock new value through innovation

Subsea UK today urged industry to embrace disruptive and enabling technologies to generate greater levels of transparency, efficiency, and performance. The call was issued as Subsea UK announced the final speaker line-up for its 14th annual conference and exhibition, Subsea Expo. Europe’s largest annual subsea event will take place at the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference […]

Energy Voice | i3 Energy hires Dolphin for three-well campaign, share price jumps

North Sea oil firm i3 Energy has signed a letter of intent with Dolphin Drilling for a multi-well job this summer. London-listed i3 wants to make progress with its Liberator field and Serenity prospect, thought to hold a combined 500 million barrels. Shares had jumped 17.31% to 61p by noon today. It will use either […]

Energy Voice | New ROV job for M2 Subsea boss after firm ‘shuts’

The boss at M2 Subsea (M2S) has jumped ship to another remotely-operated-vehicle (ROV) specialist after “winding down” the firm — less than three years after its launch. Mike Arnold has joined Rovop, based in Westhill, Aberdeenshire, as a consultant tasked with enhancing customer relations. Mr Arnold launched M2S at the Offshore Technology Conference in Houston […]

Energy Voice | Is BP sitting on another huge Caspian gas field?

BP Plc and its partners just spent $28 billion bringing a giant natural gas project in Azerbaijan online, and that may only be the start. The British oil major intends to drill six new exploration wells in the country by 2020, according to Gary Jones, BP’s regional president for Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey. If his […]

Energy Voice | Premier Oil exceeds expectations with debt reduction drive

Premier Oil’s debt reduction drive exceeded expectations in 2019, buoyed by record annual production. London-headquartered Premier trimmed its net debt by £300 million to £1.8 billion at the end of last year, below its previous guidance of £1.88bn. Full-year production totalled 80,500 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boepd), up 7% on 2017. In its […]

Energy Voice | Oil cools off after bull run on OPEC and trade

Oil’s taking a breather after bursting into a bull market on growing optimism over OPEC cuts, U.S.-China trade talks and the Federal Reserve’s interest rate policy. Futures in New York fell as much as 1.6 percent after completing a 23 percent rebound since hitting an 18-month low on Christmas Eve. Saudi Energy Minister Khalid Al-Falih […]

Energy Voice | Crondall in management appointments following restructuring

Floating production and subsea specialist Crondall Energy has made two management appointments following a restructuring of the business. Crondall split its consulting and technology businesses last year. Anna-Louise Peters has been made the new managing director of the consultancy arm, having been promoted from finance director. Her predecessor Duncan Peace, who set up Crondall Energy […]

Energy Voice | Tendeka scores multi-million pound contract in Middle East

Aberdeen-based technology specialist Tendeka has announced a multi-million pound contract win in the Middle East. The deal, with a “major national oil company”, will see Tendeka provide special devices to boost production at several mature fields. The Flosure Autonomous Inflow Control Devices (ACIDs), will help reduce reduce unwanted fluid production and be used to perform […]