Claxton Uncovered: The Future of QHSSE With Nathan Darnell

Posted by Claxton Marketing Team on 26-Sep-2018 12:00:00

Claxton Uncovered is a blog format featuring behind-the-scenes information from staff members throughout the organisation.

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Key findings from the Oil & Gas Authority’s latest UKCS Production report

Posted by Claxton Marketing Team on 19-Sep-2018 10:30:00

The Oil & Gas Authority’s (OGA’s) latest United Kingdom Continental Shelf (UKCS) product efficiency report has revealed that production efficiency (PE*) has risen for a fifth consecutive year. Various methods, including deployment of new technology and shifts towards efficiency cultures, have contributed to the 1% improvement from the previous year. It may not sound a lot, but to achieve this consecutively over the past five years, and through a downturn, is no mean feat.

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Claxton Uncovered: A day in the life of an offshore technician operating in the Middle East

Posted by Claxton Marketing Team on 29-Aug-2018 15:00:00

 

Claxton Uncovered is a blog format featuring behind-the-scenes information from staff members throughout the organisation.

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Topics: Middle East

Claxton Uncovered: Overcoming challenges and nurturing growth in the Middle East

Posted by Claxton Marketing Team on 08-Aug-2018 10:00:00

Claxton Uncovered is a blog format featuring behind-the-scenes information from staff members throughout the organisation.

From Aberdeen to Dubai, Claxton’s recently appointed Middle East regional manager brings an interesting career path and years’ worth of experience to Claxton. Graham Milne is responsible for managing all aspects of Claxton’s projects in the Middle East whilst being the key focal point for our other regional offices around the world. His team, based in Dubai, has recently expanded to meet operational demand and consists of service technicians, engineers and administrative staff.  

In this blog, Graham shares his experience of the industry changes since leaving his homeland for the second time to work abroad. He also provides an overview on managing a new regional team, how he will develop his people, and improve processes to influence change.

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Topics: Middle East, conductor integrity

How to utilise a jack-up lift barge for decommissioning projects

Posted by Matt Marcantonio on 24-Jul-2018 09:30:00

With rig day rates only increasing, operators are now placing more importance on finding alternative methods to decommission ageing assets to drive efficiency savings. Rigless abandonments are nothing new, in fact, Claxton performed the world’s first rigless platform well abandonment campaign on the Esmond, Forbes and Gordon field over 20 years ago. However, in recent years we have seen an increased demand for combined platform and jack-up lift barge (JULB) operations. This blog, which is part of our new decommissioning series, explains how a jack-up lift barge can be utilised to realise time and cost savings whilst increasing efficiency.

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Topics: decommissioning, well abandonment

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