North of England Energy, Marine and Offshore Report

Business Supplement: North of England Energy, Marine and Offshore Report

The Journal is pleased to present the March 2015 supplement covering the North of England's Energy, Marine and Offshore industry

Tekmar Energy CEO James Ritchie

North East experts ask if falling energy prices could lead to a push-back against renewables?

North East experts examine if rising costs of fossil fuels and a slump in oil prices will curtail development of renewables?

Angela Upex

Budget was a "purposeful ­foundation" laid down for the regeneration of the North Sea

Despite the trials and tribulations of the wider offshore industry the subsea sector continues to plan for rapid growth

Energy, Marine and Offshore Industry

Business Supplement: Energy, Marine and Offshore Industry

The Journal is pleased to present the second of its twice annual publications covering the North of England's Energy, Marine and Offshore industry

Helen Smith, with Andrew Hopper (left) and Andrew Gaunt (right)

Washington Oil and gas recruitment firm strike £50m sales

Washington-based Oil Consultants, which provides top talent to the global oil and gas industry, forecasts revenues of up to £50m for the current financial year, up from £27m in the year to July 2013, growth the firm attributes to its rapid geographical expansion

Energy and offshore report

Business Supplement: North of England Energy and Offshore report

The Journal is proud to present the first of its twice annual reports covering the North of England's Energy, Marine and Offshore industry

Paul Stonebanks, managing director of AIS

AIS Training helping plug skills gap in the engineering sector with new course

AIS Training, which is developing its £2.4m offshore survival training centre in North Shields, North Tyneside, has become one of only a handful of companies globally to offer a specific training package to electricians and engineers looking to work offshore

North East marine insurance firms merge

Two international marine insurance firms in the North East have announced their intention to merge next month

Subsea engineering

Maritime Training and Competence Solutions in bid to plug skills gap in subsea engineering

Maritime Training and Competence Solutions Ltd (MTCS) will train the next generation of engineers at a new Centre for Subsea Technology Awareness, Training and Education or C-STATE in Teesside

Asset manager Andy Miller (left) and AUV manager Richard Hill (right)

Subsea technology firm Tompkins UK increases its profit to £1m

Tompkins UK is the umbrella company of the Centre for Subsea Technology Awareness Training and Education, Modus Seabed Intervention and Modular Underwater Systems

Martin Moon, managing director of Subsea Innovation

Subsea Innovation sees turnover rise and plans to double workforce

Subsea Innovation has seen its turnover rise to £10m and plans to double its workforce over the coming year

Duco Ltd is working on a significant £250m contract with oil giant Chevron North Sea Ltd

Duco lands major contract with oil giant Chevron North Sea Ltd

Duco Ltd, which designs and manufactures underwater umbilical cable systems at its factory on Walker Riverside, netted the agreement via its parent company French multinational Technip

North of England Energy and Offshore Report

North of England Energy and Offshore Report

The Journal Energy platform was launched in March in recognition of the crucial role the industry has played in shaping North East history – and in anticipation of the role it will play going forward.

Nathanael Allison is the new MD at Industrial & Marine Hydraulics

High hopes for IMH as firm appoints new managing director

North East engineering firm Industrial & Marine Hydraulics (IMH) is gearing up for an era of expansion and diversification after appointing a new managing director

An oil rig in the North Sea

Oil and gas industry in Scotland is well positioned for growth

The oil and gas industry in Scotland is well positioned to take advantage of a projected 73% increase in global offshore investment, according to a report

Paul Jennings, Alan Wilson and Geoff Parkinson

North East marine insurance firms harbour plans for merger

Two of the longest-established marine insurance businesses in the North East are in talks to merge as they strive to dominate their chosen niche market

Quick Hydraulics managing director Andrew Esson (far right) with staff and apprentices

Quick Hydraulics expansion as subsea sector powers ahead

Quick Hydraulics, based at New York Industrial Park in North Shields, has grown its employee numbers from 14 to 29

The IHC seabed trencher project is being helped by Narec

Narec offers multi-million-pound boost to SMEs in offshore sector

The National Renewable Energy Centre (Narec), based in Blyth, Northumberland, has created a £2.8m scheme to support SMEs to get a foothold in the industry

Subsea UK's chief executive Neil Gordon

Subsea success is the hidden gem of UK's economy

New figures show the North East’s subsea industry has grown by 50% in three years. It now generates annual revenues of £1.5bn and supports 15,000 jobs. Peter McCusker spoke to Subsea UK's chief executive Neil Gordon.

Analox Military System is to supply the Norwegian Navy with submarine equipment

AMS wins submarine equipment contract

Stokesley-based firm Analox Military Systems has won a valuable contract to supply submarine equipment to the Norwegian Navy

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