Abu Dhabi Ports and Gulf Marine Services Announce New Partnership
Abu Dhabi Ports – the master developer, operator and manager of ports and Khalifa Industrial Zone in the Emirate ― has signed a contract with Gulf Marine Services (GMS) that will see the creation of a state-of-the-art facility at Zayed Port where GMS will construct and maintain its offshore support vessels that serve the region’s oil and gas industry. Zayed Port in Abu Dhabi city―a regional hub for the cruise industry, and general and bulk cargo―will lease the new facility to GMS for three years.
GAC Branching Out in the Netherlands
GAC Netherlands announced it is expanding its range of services with the opening of two new branches to offer air freight solutions at one of northern Europe’s key airports and dedicated support for the North Sea oil and gas sector. From 15 June, the newly opened Schiphol office will offer clients both air and sea freight logistics, clearing and forwarding solutions, as part of the global GAC Group's strategic plan for northern Europe. The addition of air freight solutions extends…
BMT Opens Testing Facility in Jakarta
BMT Asia Pacific (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group, the leading international maritime design, engineering and risk management consultancy, has opened its first ever environmental testing facility in Jakarta, Indonesia. Certified to ISO17025 by Komite Akreditasi Nasional (KAN), Indonesia’s national accreditation body, the new laboratory provides high-quality technical testing services for BMT’s Oil and Gas clients including: Noise, ambient air quality, water quality, toxicity and emissions.
EFC Group Appoints Managing Director
EFC Group, a designer and manufacturer of instrumentation, monitoring, handling and control systems for the global oil and gas industry, has appointed Anand Puthran as its managing director, a newly created role for the company. Anand joins Electro-Flow Controls with more than 15 years’ experience working in the oil and gas industry in managerial positions. Anand most recently spent time with ABB in Workington where he managed the product manufacturing unit and center of excellence for ABB’s measurement product offerings to oil and gas clients.
Intertek Invests in O&G Lab in Abu Dhabi
Intertek expanded its Exploration and Production services in the Middle East by investing in a new £1.4 million facility in Abu Dhabi. The laboratory will house cutting-edge equipment that will enable the organization to provide high-specification testing for oil and gas customers in the region. Located in Musaffah, the laboratory will provide reservoir characterization services including core analysis to support critical testing for oil and gas clients. The facility comprises three buildings which extend to approximately 1,300 sq.
UPI Name Tim Brown Senior V-P Business Development
UniversalPegasus International (UPI) is a company with a global reach in engineering, project management & construction management for the energy industry, headquartered in Texas. Brown has more than 30 years of experience in the engineering and construction sectors. He comes to UPI from Jacobs Engineering where he held the position of Global Vice President, Inside Sales and Marketing. He was responsible for downstream, upstream, chemicals and pharmaceuticals/biotechnology business unit sales, with regional focus on North America, India and the Middle East.
Red7Marine Offshore Win Rich Slew of Contracts
UK-based Red7Marine Offshore Ltd announces the award of a number of new contracts for 2013. Cable protection work has recently been awarded on the Paimpol-Brehat Tidal Energy Converter project, Brittany, France. The scope of work includes the installation of more than 100 concrete mattresses to provide additional stabilisation of the export cable connecting tidal energy devices to the shore. The scope includes a number of supporting operations with site work due to commence summer 2013.
BOURBON Reports Continued Growth in Q1 2013
"In a favorable context for the oil & gas and related services industry, BOURBON is continuing to grow," says CEO. Continued growth especially in the Shallow water offshore segment (+31.7%); this is due to the combined effect of the entry into service of 9 vessels in the last 12 months and improved market conditions (utilization rates and average daily rates). Signing of a 3-year contract in Trinidad for the latest generation FSIV (Fast Support Intervention Vessel) with dynamic positioning (DP 2).
Chet Morrison Add New Hires
Chet Morrison Contractors hired industry veteran Metin Gezer as Vice President of Land Construction Services. Gezer is one of several recent leadership additions who will provide support and infrastructure to foster the growth of the company’s construction services for both onshore and marine environments. Gezer brings over 25 years of planning and operations experience in the oil and gas industry, both domestically and internationally, and has a background in midstream, refining, petro-chemicals, pipelines, industrial gases and specialty chemicals.
New Leadership at Fugro
Fugro GeoServices announced several recent promotions within the company, including two key management appointments: Ted Hampton, president and Adam Jackson, senior vice president. Mr. Hampton is a licensed geologist and former vice president of the company. He replaces longtime leader Mr. Tom Hamilton, who will retire this spring after nearly 30 years with Fugro. Together, Mr. Hamilton and Mr. Hampton led the formation of Fugro GeoServices in 1999 to provide oil and gas clients in the Gulf of Mexico with high quality marine geophysical surveys.
GL Noble Denton Hires 700 Technical Experts
Over the next two years GL Noble Denton plans to hire more than 700 new technical personnel, engineers and marine operations specialists. GL Noble Denton is the newly rebranded technical service provider for the oil and gas industry with a comprehensive service portfolio combining former marine and offshore consultancy Noble Denton with GL's oil and gas division. GL Noble Denton is part of the GL Group and currently employs over 2,900 technical and operations specialists and experts in 54 offices throughout the globe.