The world’s first application of a new well completion technology has been a solid success.
In just six weeks, innovation specialist Welltec® adapted its Welltec® Flow Valve (WFV™) technology to a client’s requirements, resolved a well stimulation issue following a malfunction with third-party equipment, and completed a successful operation.
The Welltec® Flow Valve is a component of Welltec’s Flex-Well® completions concept. This comprises a suite of Welltec® technologies that can be combined to meet an operator’s specific needs.
Friends of ANCHOR is celebrating as two North-east businesses have confirmed their top sponsorship support at the charity’s Gala Golf Event next summer.
Top representatives from title sponsors– Douglas Craig of the Craig Group and Chris Quinn-Waugh, General Manager from award-winning The Chester Hotel - met with Friends of ANCHOR’s Chairman Jim Milne at the Gala Dinner venue for the announcement and official launch of next year’s Gala Golf Event.
The dinner is returning to award-winning, The Chester Hotel, for a second year after the venue officially formalised its commitment to the cause as an ongoing title partner in the Friends of ANCHOR Gala Golf Event.
Deloitte’s survey of oil and gas operators and oilfield services companies* has found that a lack of effective supply chain collaboration means companies are missing out on maximising the potential value from the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS).
74% of respondents said collaboration was an integral part of their day-to-day business but only 27% reported that the majority of their efforts resulted in a successful outcome. Cost reduction was found to be the main driver for collaboration today, with nearly a third (31%) of company respondents in agreement. 90% said that supply chain collaboration would also play a greater role in their company’s success.
Following the success of the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) Annual Seminar in London in 2014, the 19th IMCA Annual Seminar with its topical theme: ‘A health check for the marine contracting industry’, will be held at the Jumeirah at Etihad Towers, Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates on 27-28 October 2015.
With just under a month to go, 260 delegates are already registered from 29 countries to take part in the two-day event that provides the perfect forum to gain access to knowledge and information of relevance to the maintenance, and health of the marine, diving and offshore industry.