Energy service giant Wood has won an award for its commitnent to exporting engineering expertise to China.
Leading offshore company fined £60,000 for health and safety failings which caused a cylinder to collide with employees
A leading offshore company has been fined £60,000 for health and safety failings on a North Sea platform which led to a gas cylinder striking three technicians.
It was one of the most significant projects in the history of oil exploration.
Energy engineering firm Wood will release substantial funds to explore new technology to aid nuclear decommissioning.
Businessman and philanthropist Sir Ian Wood has been given Scotland’s highest possible honour.
Sir Ian Wood revealed he has received hundreds of letters of thanks from across the north-east since a new hospital car park opened.
Wood Group has today completed its £2.2billion takeover of Amec Foster Wheeler.
Robin Watson had three choices in approaching the downturn.
The cHeRies Awards 2017, in association with Robert Gordon University’s Aberdeen Business School and supported by Mattioli Woods, is seeking entries for next year’s event, now in its tenth year.
North-east oil tycoon Sir Ian Wood has been given a top honour at an exclusive lunch celebrating Scots in London yesterday.
The developer behind an Aberdeen office complex named after Sir Ian Wood said yesterday it had secured a £54million refinancing for the building.
Unite members have voted to accept Wood Group’s fresh proposals on changes to their contracts. The move comes after weeks of talks following the first strike action in more than a generation. Hundreds of workers backed industrial action across seven of Shell’s North Sea assets. For the full story visit our sister site Energy Voice.
North Sea workers will be offered competency allowance by their employer Wood Group after thrashing out a new deal on proposed changes to their contracts.
Offshore workers will be balloted again next week over North Sea strike action after negotiations brought a fresh proposal from unions and Wood Group.
Union chiefs are continuing ‘constructive’ talks with Wood Group as both sides continue to look for a resolution to the current North Sea strike dispute.
Wood Group’s boss said today that the company was seeing early indications of modest recovery in “some areas” of the business after cutting costs by $50million in the first half of the year.
Wood Group said today it had won a $700million contract to provide automation contractor services to a partnership in Kazakhstan. The Aberdeen firm said the deal with Tengizchevroil (TCO), formed in 1993 between the Kazakh government and Chevron, would run for a number of years. For the full story visit our sister site, Energy Voice.
Wood Group and trade unions yesterday remained tight lipped on the progress of crunch talks intended to settle a dispute involving North Sea workers.
Industrial action is still expected to go-ahead after talks failed to resolve a dispute between unions and Wood Group.
Workers from Unite and RMT unions have backed strike action in the North Sea for the first time in a generation. The move could see workers down tools on up to eight of Shell’s assets on the UKCS. Read the full story on Energy Voice here.
Repsol Sinopec Resources UK has unveiled a dramatic new contract strategy which will see up to 750 North Sea workers transferred to new employers.
Wood Group has won two new, three contracts, totaling $140million. The pair will create 100 new jobs, according to the firm. Read the full story on our sister website Energy Voice.
Oil services firm Wood Group is to consult with around 1,000 UK onshore staff as it seeks to reduce its headcount by 300.
Wood Group is considering outsourcing its IT services function putting the future of 168 staff jobs in doubt.
Wood Group has won a $500million contract with BP operated projects offshore Azerbaijan creating 200 new positions.
Wildlife lover and businessman Ian Marchant will swing his way Tarzan-like into the president’s chair at the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland next month.
A nine-year Wood Group veteran confirmed his plans to leave the board and his role as the chair of the firm’s Remuneration Committee today. David Woodward will officially step down from his roles after nearly a decade of service in May. Read the full story on our sister website Energy Voice.
Wood Group has honoured its founder by naming its new office at the south of the city after him. Sir Ian Wood House, located within the CityPark development in Altens, is designed to hold 1,650 employees who have already started moving into the new development. Read the article on Energy Voice
Wood Group today confirmed it had replaced a dozen Aberdeen external accounts posts with Indian staff. The move, which is thought to have saved the company hundreds of thousands of pounds, includes moving Wood Group PSN’s external accounts service for four regions, including the UK, to Delhi. Read the article on Energy Voice.
A competition where Scottish entrepreneurs can win funding up to £100,000 will be judged by outgoing the chief executive of the Wood Group, Bob Keiller, at an event in Edinburgh next month.
Wood Group chief executive Bob Keiller said the company would spend “every dollar needed but not one dollar more” to get the job done. The company leader was briefing investors about the firm’s financial results when he made the commitment today. Read the full article on our sister website Energy Voice.