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Global tech start-ups land place on unique accelerator
14th March 2019

Nearly 200 applications from over 35 countries were received this year, with strong representation from the UK, US and Canada, covering both oil and gas and cleantech solutions that will support the...
Simon Hird
14th March 2019

Simon Hird has more than 40 years’ experience in the subsea oil and gas industry and has worked for several major contractors in the construction and life of field sectors. He joins i-Tech 7 from UTEC...
Oceaneering secures integrity services contract extension from Equinor
14th March 2019

The contract, which was originally awarded to Oceaneering’s integrity business in 2005 and competitively tendered again in December 2013, is extended until December 2020. Under the agreement,...
Councillor Graeme Miller, leader of Sunderland City Council, Mark Boyle, Technical Director at Fari Consulting and Martin Lawson, director at Fari Consulting.
14th March 2019

Fari Consulting, founded by engineer Martin Lawson three years ago, has grown rapidly since moving to Sunderland Software Centre in December 2018.The company works with some of the world’s largest oil...
Filters offers robust solution for harsh offshore operating conditions
14th March 2019

For two offshore operators, the Plenty brand was the obvious choice to meet their needs for new FPSOs.The first project involved two backflush seawater filters and two sets of heating, cooling, fuel gas and...
14th March 2019

A number of experts will explore the challenges and new developments taking place in flow assurance at the one-day conference, which will take place on Thursday, 28 March at Norwood Hall Hotel.Sponsored by...
11th March 2019

Moray Melhuish takes up the specially-created post of commercial director and will be responsible for building on the success of its industry-advanced innovations as well as increase its portfolio of...
BP starts gas production from Trinidad and Tobago’s Angelin project
7th March 2019

The Angelin development, originally discovered by the El Diablo well in 1995, includes a new platform and four wells. It is located 60 kilometres off the south-east coast of Trinidad in a water-depth of...
Dr Liam Fox
7th March 2019

“The UK is legally committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 80% between 1990 and 2050,” Dr Fox said. “This is a commitment that is part of our domestic law through the Climate...
Emerson opens service centre to support Permian Basin Oil and Gas producers
7th March 2019

The technology centre is the latest investment in Emerson’s efforts to guide customers on their path to digital transformation and train the workforce of the future.A leading automation technology and...

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