Teesside Company Secures an Additional Contract on the TengizChevrOil Project

One of the UK’s leading product manufacturer and global supplier of fire, blast and heat hazard solutions - Mech-Tool Engineering Ltd (MTE) - has successfully secured a contract to deliver seven Remote Instrument Enclosures (RIE’s) to one of the world’s largest oil and gas production projects. And the contract comes on the back of the Teesside based company already successfully securing – and well underway in delivering - its largest contract to date, worth £37m, on the TengizChevrOil project, located six miles east of the Caspian Sea. With both contracts awarded by Wood Group Mustang, the new project will see MTE provide its world leading solutions as part of a full turnkey project which wi

Kongsberg Digital: Enabling digital transformation tops agenda for new Drilling and Wells VP at Kong

Gilbert Haydamous takes leading role within Energy division with focus on bringing cutting-edge KONGSBERG and third-party technology to diverse customers on the Kognifai digital platform. Kongsberg Digital has appointed Gilbert Haydamous as Vice President Drilling and Wells within its energy division. Focusing on establishing Kongsberg Digital’s drilling management and decision-support solutions as part of Kognifai, the new digital ecosystem, Gilbert will lead further value creation for Kongsberg Digital’s energy division customers while exploring opportunities to leverage leading technologies to the benefit of customers in diverse industries. Gilbert joins Kongsberg Digital, the 2016-establ

ADIPEC Success For Global OEM HTL Group

Last week HTL Group together with Regional Distribution Partner SEG showcased their ever increasing product and service portfolio at ADIPEC on the EIC UK Pavilion. With over 10,000 industry delegates in attendance, the show was an ideal platform for HTL Group and SEG to demonstrate their 100% British made customer focused controlled bolting and fluid power equipment to a vast range of Oil and Gas industry professionals. In addition to several recently launched products, HTL’s team alongside representatives from SEG presented tools on a training rig, providing delegates with a clear understanding of the equipment operation. Sharing their innovative culture by bringing new products to market,

Expro secures $5million/£3million well testing contract in UK North Sea

Leading international oilfield services company, Expro, has been awarded a five year contract extension for surface well testing services across several assets for an operator in the UK North Sea. The $5million/£3million contract includes the clean-up of existing wells and the testing of a series of newly drilled wells and is due to commence later this year. Commenting on the award, Europe CIS region director, Neil Sims said: “Expro has a strong heritage and reputation for well testing services in the UK North Sea. Initially established in 1973, we are now a global market leader in this area - alongside our broader portfolio of subsea, completion, intervention and production services. “Our

Signaline New KFI Approval

LGM Products is pleased to announce that our Signaline Fixed Temperature Linear Heat Detection Cables have now been approved by the Korean Fire Institute (KFI). This KFI approval for both our FT-68 and FT-88 cables demonstrate our continued commitment to providing our customers with high quality and internationally approved products. LGM Products’ Business Development Manager, Sophie Mogford-Revess, said ‘LGM has always had a commitment to offering high quality and internationally approved products to the market. Adding the KFI approval to our Signaline Linear heat range not only will give us access to a new and exciting market but is further evidence of the quality of our products’. Signali

Custom Modulift Subsea Spreaders for Major North Sea Oil Project

Modulift has manufactured two custom subsea spreader beams for one of the worlds leading Subsea Construction Company’s who are currently conducting a large-scale engineering, procurement, installation and construction contract for EnQuest’s Kraken Development. The Kraken Development, is one of the largest subsea heavy-oil field projects under development in the UK sector of the North Sea. The below-the-hook equipment manufacturer delivered the 303t capacity, 6.8m span spreaders to their customers on site, where the scope of work includes template and manifold installation at three drill centres. Modulift’s spreaders will be used to lift the manifolds into position on stage one of the projec

Process Panel Meter has Multicolour Display

BEKA associates have introduced two new high quality universal process panel meters featuring multicolour negative liquid crystal displays. Each meter has a colour adjustable, five digit and thirty one segment bargraph display which are visible in all lighting conditions from bright sunlight to total darkness. The display colour can be linked to the meter’s alarm status providing operators with a very conspicuous warning. For example, a green display could change to red when a high alarm occurs and to blue in the low alarm condition. Display colours and brightness can easily be adjusted on-site to match other instrumentation in the panel or operator’s preference. The meters accept process cu

Rovtech Solutions Designs Bender RCM Technology into its Underwater Vehicles

Remotely operated underwater vehicles (ROV) designed by Rovtech Solutions are enabled with Bender’s Residual Current Monitor [RCM] for advanced warning of potentially damaging water ingress. The Rovtech Nano Seaker ROV has been designed to work in arduous environments including highly radioactive storage ‘ponds’ on nuclear sites. They are also commissioned for use in lakes and reservoirs to help with underwater search tasks and surveying of underwater structures and containment tanks. Weighing in at just 15 kilograms Nano Seeker is primarily designed as a camera platform giving a live feed back to the operator but it can also be equipped with a manipulator claw, and with sonar to enhance its

Collaboration Brings TSG / Pipe Repair With SPS To Market

TSG Marine and SPS, are delighted to announce a new product - TSG/Pipe Repair with SPS – a permanent class approved alternative to conventional ‘crop and replace’ pipework and tubular product renewal, undertaken whilst the pipe is in-service. TSG/Pipe Repair with SPS, a no hot works bolted solution, designed and tested by TSG Marine and SPS has been verified by DNV GL under international standards. A SPS structural composite is formed by bonding a new outer pipe to the existing corroded or worn pipework using an elastomer core. The inherent efficiency of the composite means that pipework corroded beyond class society allowances can still be utilised, this aids the sustainable long term oper

New VLBG PLUS Now Offers 45% Higher Working Load Limit (M8-M30)

RUD Chains is a leading manufacturer of lifting and lashing equipment that helps guarantee ultimate safety when lifting and moving heavy loads. Their diverse product range offers over 600 tested and certified lifting and lashing points for bolting and welding covering a working load capacity range from 0.6-250 tonnes. The ever popular RUD VLBG load ring has been developed to offer the new VLBG Plus. The innovative VLBG Plus now includes RUD’s robust ICE- Bolt. The ICE-Bolt is made from their revolutionary patented fine grain steel which is operational to temperatures as low of -60°C. Lifting points are often used for turning, rotating and tilting which adds a considerable risk to the lift. W

Prepare for the best-ever LiftEx

Organisers of LiftEx 2017 are putting the finishing touches to the most exciting package of visitor attractions in the event’s history. Bringing together a compelling line-up of conference speakers, an action-packed exhibition hall, ‘hands-on’ engineering challenges and unique networking opportunities, this year’s show is designed to offer something for anyone with an interest in overhead lifting and work-at-height solutions. Representing the UK’s only conference and exhibition dedicated to overhead lifting and work-at-height, LiftEx 2017 takes place on Wednesday 29th and Thursday 30th November at the International Centre Telford – right in the heart of England. The conference runs on the fi

North East Welding and Engineering Company Engages in Training Programme

One of the region’s leading providers of integrated welding and engineering solutions – QA Weld Tech – has engaged with a local, and highly reputable college as part of a strategic training and development programme, which has already seen the company significantly improve its safety and quality whilst reducing costs for its clients. The Middlesbrough based company joined forces with renowned training and development specialists Derwentside College. Well known for providing high quality education and training, the Consett based college supported a cross sectional team of 10 members of QA Weld Tech’s staff, providing over one year’s worth of training in Business Improvement Techniques (BITS)

ADIPEC Will Drive Strategic Evolution of Oil and Gas Industry

Middle East NOCs Identify Diversification as Priority for Stable Long-Term Business Growth Investment Strategies Aim to Maximise Revenue from Each Barrel of Oil ADIPEC Will Support Vertical Integration Through Upstream, Midstream and Downstream Value Chain An expanded and restructured strategic conference programme at the world’s leading annual meeting for senior oil and gas decision makers, the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC), will play a vital role in driving strategic investment decisions across the industry’s full value chain, organisers said today. Investment in refining and selling the oil and gas industry’s end products, such as fuel, plastics, an

HTL Group to showcase new innovations at ADIPEC

HTL Group, global OEM of controlled bolting and fluid power solutions together with Regional Distribution Partner SEG are set to be at this year’s ADIPEC on stand 8433, located on the EIC UK Pavilion. Showcasing the range of innovative products in addition to several recently launched customer focused solutions, HTL’s friendly team alongside representatives from SEG look forward to demonstrating these latest innovations to the vast global market in attendance of the show. HTL’s partnership with SEG combines both companies’ technical expertise and extensive industry experience along with a commitment to deliver world class solutions and customer service across the globe. For more information

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