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Ashtead Technology: Rented NDT equipment meets emergency demand

Following an emergency Friday afternoon call from Lavender International, an Olympus Nortec 600 Eddy Current Flaw Detector was provided to support a Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) training course that was due to take place the following week.

Bureau Veritas secures contract with Noble Energy

Bureau Veritas has been appointed by global oil and natural gas exploration and production company Noble Energy, to provide an independent verification of its development executions in the Leviathan Project, off the Mediterranean coast of Israel.

C6 Technologies AS ComTrac system now in operation

C6 Technologies AS, an oilfield technology company offering new solutions for well intervention and conveyance utilising composite materials, has announced that its ComTrac system is performing field trials after extensive test well runs.


Speedcast: Prioritising Safety

Mike Seymour, Global QHSSE Director, Speedcast, explains why safety in the oil and gas industry is a top priority.


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NECE secures new North Sea contract

Integrity monitoring solutions specialist North East Corrosion Engineers (NECE), part of the ICR group, has secured a significant contract for the provision of corrosion and microbial monitoring services on four North Sea assets.


GlobalData: Aramco tax cut boosts upstream value ahead of expected IPO

Faced with declining government revenues from the oil and gas sector after the oil price crash and looking to diversify its economy, Saudi Arabia is reportedly planning to list 5% of its state-owned oil giant, Saudi Aramco, in an Initial Public Offering (IPO) in late 2018.


Trelleborg provides buoyancy to ROV SuBastian

Trelleborg’s applied technologies operation has engineered and manufactured a custom syntactic foam buoyancy package for the Schmidt Ocean Institute for use on its new Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV), SuBastian.


Weathering the storm

Jim Menard, The Weather Company, explains how on-platform weather radar is critical to offshore safety and efficiency.


Wood Group awarded new automation contract with TPC Group

Wood Group has been awarded a new three year contract valued at US$8 million to deliver process automation engineering services to TPC Group, a leading producer of value-added products derived from C4 hydrocarbons.


Ascent Resources: first gas from Pg-10

The Board of Ascent Resources plc , the European focused oil & gas exploration and production company reports that commercial production has commenced from well Pg-10.


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