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UK Gas Storage Capacity at Risk, Sparks Price Rally

at Britain's biggest storage site Rough by 30 percent, potentially tightening supplies and fuelling sharp price gains. "A potential technical issue has been discovered which, if verified, would limit the amount of stock in the Rough reservoir to a range of 29 TWh to 32 TWh," operator Centrica Storage Ltd said in a market message on Wednesday. That equates to a 30 percent reduction in storage capacity or a loss of 1 billion cubic metres of gas supply, said Trevor Sikorski, analyst at London-based consultancy Energy Aspects. Injection and withdrawal capacity from the site remain

Mark Gillespie (Photo: ESS)

ESS Appoints Gillespie as Managing Director

Ecosse Subsea Systems (ESS) has appointed Mark Gillespie as managing director.   Gillespie has more than 25 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry, holding senior technical, commercial and contractual management roles in Technip, CSL, GE Oil & Gas, Centrica and Talisman. More recently he was managing director of Aberdeen-based engineering and project management consultancy PDi Ltd.   ESS founder Mike Wilson said the appointment strengthens the management team and introduces new skills needed to accelerate the business through the next level of growth. As Chairman, Wilson

Stephen Bolton (Photo: Bibby Marine Services Limited)

Bibby Marine Services Names Bolton Operations Director

Bolton as Operations Director.    Bolton brings over 20 years of electricity industry experience to the role, having worked at wind farms (including North Hoyle, Barrow, Lynn and Inner Dowsing, Thanet, Rhyl Flats and Gwynt y Mor), and in senior roles at electricity companies such as RWE and Centrica.   Stephen Blaikie, Chief Executive Officer of Bibby Marine Services, commented, “This appointment is a key role in the development of our company. Stephen Bolton is a seasoned professional who will help us to bring our new vessel to market and will work with wind farm operators, ensuring

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Most Norwegian Oil Workers Agree to Wage Deal

with daily output in April of around 2.1 million barrels of oil, condensate and natural gas liquids, as well as natural gas corresponding to about 1.7 million barrels of oil equivalent.   Top operators offshore Norway include, among others, Statoil , Aker BP, Total, Exxon Mobil , Shell and Centrica. (Reporting by Oslo newsroom; Editing by Mark Potter)  

Simon Redfern (Photo: RCGP)

Redfern Joins RCG

sale processes.   Redfern has deep, senior level commercial and technical experience across the full asset lifecycle of offshore wind projects, from project development, through construction, into operations and maintenance.   Prior to joining RCG, he was Head of Operated Joint Ventures at Centrica, a top 30 FTSE 100 UK utility and was part of the team that developed, constructed and operated many of the UK’s offshore wind farms. Redfern led on the technical aspects of some of the first project finance deals in the UK offshore wind sector. He was Project Director and Board Director on

OIS Names Shellard Managing Director in Aberdeen

opportunities for OIS to work together with other Acteon companies.  Shellard has more than 16 years of experience in offshore construction and subsea engineering. He joined OIS as vice president, operations, in December 2014, and helped lead OIS’ recent well decommissioning campaign with Centrica Energy and Antrim Energy. Prior to joining OIS, Shellard was project director at Technip Offshore Wind Ltd, where he oversaw all projects and tenders in the company’s cables and marine renewables sector. OIS said Shellard has extensive knowledge of pipe and umbilical lay, diving operations

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