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OGUK updates standard contracts for industry

Energy Reporter | 31st March 2014

The industry body for the UK’s oil and gas sector has launched a new version of its supplies contract as it looks to help firms reduce the time and cost of securing supply chain deals.

New Canadian sell-off for Apache as it increases shale focus

Iain Hepburn | 31st March 2014

Apache is to sell off its natural gas operations in western Canada as it continues a push into liquid production.

New warning as piracy watchdog reveals oil tanker attacked by gunmen

Bloomberg | 31st March 2014

Armed people on a skiff attacked an oil tanker as it passed through the Strait of Hormuz, the worldai??i??s most important trade route for crude shipments, a group monitoring piracy at sea said.

Aquaterra joins giant Herje North Sea project

Aleksandra Jurczak | 31st March 2014

Offshore engineering firm Aquaterra Energy has secured a four-year exclusive frame agreement with Dong Energy for the A?1.3billion Hejre development in the Danish North Sea.

Babcock wins A?7bn deal to decommission UK’s ageing magnox nuclear plants

Iain Hepburn | 31st March 2014

Engineering group Babock and US firm Fluor have landed the A?7billion contract to oversee the decommissioning programme for the UK’s magnox nuclear reactors.

Bibby expands with new hangar base

Iain Hepburn | 31st March 2014

Aberdeen subsea firm Bibby Offshore is expanding its operations with the launch of a new purpose-built workshop.

110 new jobs as Clough launches Scottish base

Energy Reporter | 31st March 2014

An Australian-based oil and gas contractor is creating more than 100 jobs as it expands into Scotland.

Ewing set to launch new Aberdeen discussion series

Aleksandra Jurczak | 31st March 2014

Scottish Energy Minister Fergus Ewing is to deliver the keynote speech at the first of a series of events aimed at opening up the energy industry to the next generation of talent.

New boss for BP in Russia

Iain Hepburn | 31st March 2014

BP is to turn to one of the key figures behind its TNK-BP joint venture to oversee the firm’s operations in Russia.

Record earnings for Ithaca as it closes in on Greater Stella despite storms

Iain Hepburn | 31st March 2014

North Sea developer Ithaca insists bad weather delays will not stop work on the Greater Stella development from being completed in time.

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