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Wood Group wins Eni Australia contract

Wood Group, the international energy services company, among others, has been selected by Eni to provide long term engineering services to support Eni’s Australian assets, including Blacktip, Woollybutt and the upcoming Kitan development. Work will be performed at Wood Group’s Perth and Darwin offices. Read more…

Total Revives Its Exploration Activities in Gabon

Total announces that the Gabonese government has approved the acquisition by its subsidiary Total Gabon of interests in three onshore exploration licenses in the sedimentary basin of Gabon: Read more…

Improving recovery at Kvitebjørn

Statoil has awarded Bergen Group Rosenberg a contract for building and installing a compressor module on the Kvitebjørn platform in the North Sea. Read more…

Central Petroleum provides update on drilling at Surprise-1 well

Central Petroleum  (ASX: CTP) has reported that at 0600 this morning CST, the Surprise-1 well had reached a depth of 2,362m TVD RT (True Vertical Depth from Rotary Table) and was drilling ahead at an improved average ROP (Rate of Penetration) of c.2m/hour. Read more…

Sterling Resources Announces Award Of Pipelay Contract At Breagh

Sterling Resources Ltd. (TSX-V:SLG) (“Sterling” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that the contract for the engineering, installation and pre-commissioning of the offshore pipeline and associated fibre optic cable for the Breagh development project in the UK North Sea has been awarded to Allseas Construction Contractors SA (“Allseas”) by RWE Dea UK, operator of the Breagh project.

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Solyndra and Sika cooperate on solar PV rooftops

Solyndra Inc and Sika Services AG, a manufacturer of roofing materials, have reached a multi-year sales agreement for Solyndra’s cylindrical solar photovoltaic (PV) systems for large rooftops. Read more…

GE and Plutonic Power start BCs largest wind farm

Plutonic Power and GE Energy Financial Services announced that their jointly owned Dokie Wind Project, British Columbia’s largest wind farm, has begun generating electricity. Read more…

RWE and RAG build wind farms with pumped storage

RAG Montan Immobilien and RWE Innogy plan to turn a waste heap into a power plant combining wind power with pumped storage. Read more…

SMart Wind scoping report for Hornsea offshore wind farms

SMart Wind has submitted a Scoping Report to the Infrastructure Planning Commission (IPC) detailing the proposed approach to the development of the first offshore wind farm projects in the 4 GW Hornsea Zone, UK. Read more…

UK urban wind turbine launched in Germany

quietrevolution has signed an exclusive agreement with RWE Innogy for the sale of its small wind turbines specifically designed for populated areas. Read more…

Leading provider of onshore and offshore recruitment to the oil and gas industry in Europe

UKPS have been supplying recruitment services to the offshore industry since 1985 and have built an unrivalled track record in providing qualified and experienced personnel across a wide range of disciplines in the Subsea / ROV / Drilling / Wellservices / Onshore Engineering and support service sectors.

UKPS became part of Forum Energy Technologies Group in August 2010 and are now part of an emerging leader in Global Oilfield Products and Related Services. The geographical spread of our worksite locations covers all areas of the globe including the North Sea, Europe, Gulf of Mexico, Middle East, West Africa, Australasia and the Far East. We pride ourselves on providing our clients with the highest quality of service. We know our clients rely on us to deliver high calibre specialist personnel consistently, reliably and often at short notice. Our aim is to build long-term relationships where we work in close partnership with our clients and are viewed as their key supplier for all contract staff requirements.

UKPS head office is in Lowestoft with subsidiaries in Aberdeen, Houston and Singapore.

For further information please contact:
UKPS Offshore
Brooke Business Park
Heath Road, Lowestoft
Suffolk, NR33 9LZ
Tel: 01502 533300 

Leading provider of resource management software in Abi Dhabi, Innate Management Systems Ltd.

Innate helps EPC companies like Petrofac to optimize the utilization of their engineering resources. With a geographically dispersed resource pool in excess of 3,500 that provide services to projects and proposals, each with their own timeline, priority and competency requirements, Innate matches resource demand with skills capacity.

Innate provides forward workload planning, productivity tracking, and skills and competency management. Projections of skills demand drive the recruitment and re-training programs, and scenario comparisons assess the impact of new project awards.

The software has great flexibility, is quick to implement and is competitively priced.

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Leading Provider of Mojave ROVs in the Mediterranean

Are you looking for a manufacturer to supply Mojave ROVs in the Mediterranean? sub-Atlantic are a leading supplier of Mojave ROVs throughout Europe.

Mojave is the most powerful observation ROV for its size.

Compact, ergonomic design and light weight construction allow for rapid set up and deployment using any domestic power supply. With world beating subCAN™ control & diagnostics system and proven thruster reliability, Mojave sets the standard by which the competition will be judged.

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Are you looking for a supplier of Motor Control Centres in Kuwait?

Are you looking for a manufacturer or distributor to supply Motor Control Centres in Kuwait? MCI are a leading supplier of Motor Control Centres in Kuwait and throughout MENA.

MCI offer a range of custom built equipment suitable for Hazardous Areas, Junction Boxes, Starters, Control Panels, Motor Control Centre’s, Distribution Boards are among the items built. Standard products include three versions of CPFG panels for A60 class modules, Battery Isolators and Temporary Power Units. MCI offers a comprehensive range of enclosures for Gas Group IIB for use in Zone 1 and Zone 2 areas that fulfill the requirements of European Standards EN 50014 and EN 50018.

MCI also assembles a range of CEAG moulded Plastic EEx ed equipment. The flameproof encapsulated components, such as MCB’s, fuses, contactors, lamps, switches and meters are mounted in impact resistant enclosures made of polyester in the type of protection “Increased Safety. Built up units include Ex Distribution Boards, Control Stations and Motor Starters all to European Standards EN 50014 and EN 50018 ATEX Approved and suitable for use in Zone 1, Zone 2, Zone 21 and Zone 22.

For more information please visit MCI Website

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Looking for a Senior Subsea Engineer (Control Systems) in Aberdeen

Job Details

Location: United Kingdom > Aberdeen

Salary: £50000 – £80000 per annum

Working Locations: International / Office / Offshore / Site

Posted: 25 November 2010 at 18:00   (exp: 23/12/2010)

Job Description

Senior Subsea Engineer (Control Systems)


My client is a leading engineering and management company who specifically focus on subsea products & services for the international market. This company is known for their truly innovative products & solutions to some of the most difficult problems and terrains the world has to offer. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a successful team, to joining at a time of rapid & organic growth to develop you skills and move into management.

As a Senior Subsea Engineer (Control Systems) you will be a key member of an already successful team. Some of the duties you be doing on a day to day basis will be design and installation of subsea controls systems. These systems will be both subsea and topside systems. You will be a technical authority for Subsea and the projects you work on. Writing engineering reports. Logistical support of procurement of system components. The role will entail design specifications and procedures for these and more. Support for the testing, manufacturing and commissioning.

To be considered for this position you will have experience of subsea control system first hand, you will have knowedge of the international standards for design, a record of successful project engineering within subsea control systems, Extensive experience of offshore installation of subsea & topside equipment, experience of functional design & manufacturing, client liaising skills and a degree/HND in mechanical, electrical or related discipline.

Salary – £Negotiable dependent on experience. Market leading benefits for a innovative company.

Total Package £50-80’000.00

Monarch Recruitment Limited provides services as an Agency and an Employment Business.

Monarch is committed to equal opportunities and encourages applications from all sections of the community.


RT-1 Rock Trencher for Burial of Large Diameter Pipelines

The RT-1 Rock Trencher is the largest and most powerful underwater tracked trencher in the world. 

Owned and operated by CTC Marine Projects the rock trencher is a 2.3 Mega Watt tracked heavy duty pipeline trencher designed specifically for the burial of large diameter pipelines/ trunklines in hard ground regions. This methodology delivers improved economic and environmental benefits in comparison to other protection methodologies.

For further details call +44 (0) 1325 390 500 or visit

Leading Provider of Steam Generators in Malaysia

Are you looking for a provider of Steam Generators in Malaysia? Coates Offshore are a leading supplier of Steam Generators in Malaysia and throughout Asia.

Coates Offshore has an extensive fleet of steam generators providing outputs up to 5.8 million btu. Coates Offshore steam generators are ideal for well testing operations and maintenance.

A remote emergency shutdown facility is available ensuring instant safe shutdown should methane, propane and H2S gas or a similar hazard be detected or encountered.

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