Untitled Document
Untitled Document

Expro opens new well intervention facility in Aberdeen

Expro

The Rt Hon Dr Vince Cable MP, UK’s Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, has officially opened international oilfield services company Expro’s new well intervention facility in Aberdeen.

The Carnegie and Young facilities, located in Dyce, Aberdeen, will house a team of approximately 200 employees. will enhance the company’s growing well intervention business, housing a team of approximately 200 employees. Combined with the forthcoming renovation of the Bruce building, which will house the subsea qualification facilities, this represents nearly £5million investment over the next 12 months.

Expro opens new well intervention facility in Aberdeen

Expro’s offices in Aberdeen house a number of products/business, including; well intervention, well integrity, well testing and well services; subsea safety systems; drill stem testing and tubing conveyed perforating. To meet increasing business demand, the company has employed more than 150 new employees in the UK over the past year, bringing the total headcount to over 1,100 people locally. 

Expro also is investing £13million ($20million) in new build well testing equipment, bolstering its fleet within Europe / CIS Region to support business and market growth across the region.

As part of the investment, driven by prolific discoveries in 2011/12 and the forecast increase in rig activity over the next three to five years, Expro will be adding to its existing fleet in UK and Norway to meet the demand from its customers.

“Norway and the UK’s oil and gas sectors are heading in to a challenging but exciting period of expansion. As a leading service provider in this sector, we are delighted to continue in our commitment to provide optimal, innovative long-term solutions to enhance our well intervention, well testing, subsea and associated activities,” said Keith Palmer, Expro’s Europe CIS region director.

Business Secretary Vince Cable said: “We want to work with companies like Expro to maintain investment and production in the North Sea for many decades to come. That’s why I’m pleased to open this new facility at Expro on the same day as we launch our oil and gas industrial strategy.

Related Articles

Report predicts surge in world subsea expenditure

06/05/2014

Global subsea hardware capex could total $117 billion between 2014 and 2018, according to Douglas-Westwood’s latest market forecast.

Baker Hughes and Aker Solutions form subsea production alliance

04/22/2014 Baker Hughes Inc. and Aker Solutions ASA have agreed to form an alliance to develop technology for production solutions that will boost output, increase recovery rates, and reduce costs for subsea ...

Trendsetter promotes Downing to president

04/21/2014

Trendsetter Engineering Inc. has promoted Ron Downing to the position of president.  Downing assumes this responsibility from Mario Lugo who remains chairman and CEO.

FMC Technologies awarded contract for BP's Shah Deniz Stage 2 project

04/15/2014

FMC Technologies Inc. has received an order from BP to supply subsea systems for its Shah Deniz Stage 2 project in the Caspian Sea. The order has an estimated value of $322 million in revenue.

Shell postpones Norwegian subsea gas project

04/14/2014 Shell is postponing a project to provide subsea compression at the North Sea's Ormen Lange, the second-biggest Norwegian gas field, despite objections of a key license partner, according to a Reute...

More Oil & Gas Financial Articles

Report predicts surge in world subsea expenditure

Thu, Jun 5, 2014

Global subsea hardware capex could total $117 billion between 2014 and 2018, according to Douglas-Westwood’s latest market forecast.

Baker Hughes and Aker Solutions form subsea production alliance

Tue, Apr 22, 2014

Baker Hughes Inc. and Aker Solutions ASA have agreed to form an alliance to develop technology for production solutions that will boost output, increase recovery rates, and reduce costs for subsea fields.

Trendsetter promotes Downing to president

Mon, Apr 21, 2014

Trendsetter Engineering Inc. has promoted Ron Downing to the position of president.  Downing assumes this responsibility from Mario Lugo who remains chairman and CEO.

FMC Technologies awarded contract for BP's Shah Deniz Stage 2 project

Tue, Apr 15, 2014

FMC Technologies Inc. has received an order from BP to supply subsea systems for its Shah Deniz Stage 2 project in the Caspian Sea. The order has an estimated value of $322 million in revenue.

Shell postpones Norwegian subsea gas project

Mon, Apr 14, 2014

Shell is postponing a project to provide subsea compression at the North Sea's Ormen Lange, the second-biggest Norwegian gas field, despite objections of a key license partner, according to a Reuters report.

Most Popular

Oil & Gas Jobs

Search More Job Listings >>
Subscribe to OGFJ