Teekay Offshore awards new contract to Bilfinger


Leading maintenance, modifications and operations specialist Bilfinger Salamis UK has been awarded a multi-million pound contract from Teekay Offshore, building on a positive first quarter for the industrial services firm. The new three-year contract, with the option of two one-year extensions, continues a successful relationship between the companies, which began in 2014. Bilfinger will deliver fabric maintenance services on Teekay’s...

Wood partners up to develop wearable camera tech for oil and gas operations


Wood has developed new camera technology that can stream video and store data from remote work locations including offshore, in partnership with Canadian technology company Librestream Technologies (Librestream). The Onsight Cube is a rugged camera that can be worn on a helmet, chest mount or a mono-pod to access high or difficult-to-reach areas, and connects wirelessly via Bluetooth to a...

Wood bags Bluewater North Sea contract


Wood to provide industrial services for a Bluewater floating production storage and offloading facility in the North Sea. Global industrial services giant Wood has been awarded a new contract with Bluewater to provide industrial services to the Haewene Brim floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) facility in the UK North Sea. Effective immediately, the contract is for two years with three...

Wind Farm Success for JECS Offshore Scaffolding Services


From strength to strength, JECS triples its turnover year on year. JECS Offshore Services supply Scaffolding Services Solely to the European Offshore Wind Industry - Exclusively. Since the companies formation in 2014 by mother of four children Latasha Whiting, the firms founder and current Managing Director, the business has managed to triple its turnover each year to a staggering $1.6m...

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


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...


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