ASCO has announced a significant contract award from Apache North Sea that builds upon a positive start to the year for the global oil and gas materials management specialist.
A major improvement programme that will deliver ‘the most efficient supply base in the industry’ is well underway with building work expected to be completed by the end of the year.
ASCO's ship agency business, Seletar has developed its existing Initial Response Meet and Greet service by partnering with Petrofac’s Training Services business.
As Houston prepares for its 49th annual Offshore Technology Conference we hear about how the city and its energy sector have evolved to overcome the challenges of the last two decades from Scottish-born Suzanne Munro, now US business development manager for NSL (part of ASCO Group).
On April 10th, the ASCO supply base in Sandnessjøen reached 3,000 days without a single LTI. The base has been LTI free since it opened in January 2010.
Around one-third of lost time offshore can be attributed to materials – for example, equipment being inaccessible when required. While costs remain higher in the North Sea than in equivalent mature basins, this is something industry must action.