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Wood Group wins Maersk Culzean field contract

Wood Group

Wood Group has been awarded a new contract by Maersk to deliver mechanical and management services for the hook-up and commissioning of the Culzean gas condensate field in the UK central North Sea.At peak manning, approximately 200 new jobs will be created by the project to support the new three platform, high pressure, high temperature (HPHT) development, which is...

Wood Group wins Shell Brent decommissioning contract

Wood Group Brent Bravo

Wood Group has been awarded a contract to support Shell in the decommissioning of their Brent Bravo platform in the North Sea. Effective immediately, Wood Group will prepare the platform for removal via single lift methodology. This includes conductor removal, structural strengthening and installation of under deck lift points, in addition to the modifications required to enable the platform to...

Search underway for man missing from North Sea Rig

North Sea Rig

A search is still underway tonight after a man was reported missing from a North Sea rig. The 49-year-old man who, according to unconfirmed reports on social media is a scaffolder from the Aberdeen area. The man was reported missing at around 9:20pm yesterday from the Noble Lloyd Noble installation, located in the Mariner Field approximately 90 miles (150km) east of...

Bilfinger secures 150 jobs with North Sea contract extension

Bilfinger

Asset lifecycle services contractor Bilfinger Salamis UK has secured a significant contract extension, securing employment for over 150 personnel. The contract value or assets involved have not been disclosed, however, the contract extension is for a period of three years, with the option to extend for a further two years.Bilfinger Salamis UK provide a range of lifecycle services to the...

Strike to Hit Shells North Sea Platforms

North Sea oil and gas workers are to strike for the first time in a generation. Almost 400 members of Unite and RMT unions working for Wood Group across eight Shell oil and gas platforms in the North Sea are set to take the action in a dispute over 30% pay cuts and changes to allowances.The first 24-hour stoppage will...

Bilfinger Salamis awarded major North Sea contract

Bilfinger Salamis UK has secured over 200 offshore jobs after being awarded a multimillion pound contract with Repsol Sinopec Resources UK. The contract award sees Bilfinger Salamis provide a full range of fabric maintenance, scaffolding and access services to Repsol Sinopec Resources UK’s Piper, Claymore, Tartan, Clyde and Bleo Holm offshore operated assets, as well as the terminal at Flotta.The...

Pictures: Offshore storm damages scaffolding

Incredible images have emerged of recent offshore storm damage to scaffolding on Shell's Brent Delta Rig. Scaffolding has been left seriously damaged and precariously dangling from Shell’s Brent Delta after storm weather battered the platform.The Delta platform is 300m high – double the height of the London Eye and equal to the height of the Eiffel Tower.A Shell spokesperson said to...

Cape wins new offshore Clair Ridge contract worth £9.8M

Cape plc has been awarded a new offshore Clair Ridge contract with BP worth £9.8M securing 170 Jobs. Cape plc, a leader in the supply of critical industrial services to the energy and natural resources sectors, continues it's current relationship with BP after being awarded a new Clair Ridge contract worth £9.8m, with further future phases added over the next...

Cape secures two year contract extension with BP worth £100M

Cape plc, has announced that a new two year contract extension has been secured with BP with an estimated value of £100 million. The contract will secure around 500 jobs for Cape employees providing a range of core services, including access, insulation, coating, passive fire protection and platform services on six North Sea assets and the Forties Pipeline Systems.Joe Oatley,...

BILFINGER Salamis wins £100m North Sea work

BILFINGER Salamis has won North Sea work contracts worth more than £100m in total in a sign that there is still business being done in the area in spite of the oil price slump. The oil services business said it has own a series of deals in the last three months from clients including Taqa Bratani and Apache, both of...

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