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Claxton, an Acteon company, has been awarded a contract with Statoil to provide ‘rigless recovery’ of seven abandoned wells on the Huldra platform, located in the Norwegian Continental Shelf. The contract was finalised in July 2016, and work is scheduled to commence in December 2016 with the project due for...


The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) brought operators and the supply chain together at its first hackathon events on the 23rd and 29th of June 2016 to uncover cost efficiencies and innovative technological solutions applicable to the Southern North Sea’s (SNS) well plug and abandonment (P&A) market. Both events held...

NWED2016


National Women in Engineering Day (#NWED2016) is an International awareness campaign to raise the profile of women in engineering and focus attention on the amazing career opportunities available in this exciting industry. It takes place annually on the 23rd June. The sub-theme for 2016 was #RaisingProfiles and to celebrate this...

Riser Animation


Claxton Engineering has launched a new interactive animation, designed to show Claxton’s high-pressure drilling riser in operation. The animation, which is now live on our website, illustrates how a riser is installed, the ancillary equipment used, and how it connects to the well and interfaces with the jack up drilling rig....


OPITO’s Platform of Opportunity Week in academic partnership with East Norfolk Sixth Form College, from the 14th-18th March will see firms in the region engaging with around 175 college and secondary school pupils looking to get one step closer to finding a role within the industry. The Skills Organisation for...


Great Yarmouth College are offering a whole host of events and activities for National Apprenticeship Week (14th – 18th March 2016). The Apprenticeship Fair will be hosted between 10:00-15:00 at Great Yarmouth College on Friday 18th March. Get involved: Find out about traineeships, apprenticeships and higher apprenticeships CV writing workshops...


Subsea services company Acteon has launched a new service offering to directly address the demands and changing conditions of the global oil and gas industry. Acteon Field Life Service (FLS) offers a “joined-up” approach to the capex and opex challenges presently being experienced by the industry. By bringing together the...


Claxton’s growing catalogue of success across the life of field, including being involved in many of the original drilling projects in the North Sea, has enabled the company to provide a decommissioning capability that often exceeds those of much larger competitors. As well as describing some of the global decommissioning...

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