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Thursday, February 23, 2017

First TWMA Offshore Processing Contract in Norway

TWMA, a  company in integrated drilling and environmental solutions for the international onshore and offshore oil and gas industry, has been awarded a major contract with Total E&P Norge AS to deliver offshore waste management services during the development of the Martin Linge field located on the Northern Viking Graben in the Central North Sea. The seven-year contract is TWMA’s first offshore contract in the region and, if given the go-ahead by Norwegian authorities, could see the introduction of offshore processing to the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS).

TWMA Appoints New Global Technical Advisor

Tom Trigg, Global Technical Advisor

TWMA has announced the appointment of Tom Trigg as Global Technical Advisor. Based at TWMA’s Houston office, Trigg will help advance improvements in oil and gas drilling waste treatment and footprint reduction. He will also support the global sales and technical team with his in depth technical knowledge about current industry practices. Trigg has 42 years of experience in the upstream oil and gas drilling industry and an extensive background in improvement of operational performance of drilling fluid and reduction of drilling waste footprint.

TWMA Targets Scandinavian Growth

Leif Ove Svensen

TWMA, the leader in integrated drilling services and environmental solutions for the international onshore and offshore oil and gas industry, has appointed Leif Ove Svensen as Scandinavia region manager. Mr Svensen has more than 22 years’ experience in the upstream oil and gas sector and previously held senior management positions within a number of Norwegian oil and gas service companies. Responsible for managing the implementation of TWMA’s growth strategy for the region, Svensen will play a key role in the further development of the company’s Stavanger and Mongstad bases.

TWMA Wins Angola's First Offshore Processing Contract

TWMA, a company in integrated drilling and environmental solutions for the international onshore and offshore oil and gas industry, has become the first to be awarded an offshore processing contract in Angola. The agreement, worth up to $35m, will see TWMA pioneer the concept of offshore processing in this rapidly developing but environmentally sensitive frontier, through the design, installation and operation of tailored solutions on board a newbuild drillship to support a major global operator’s drilling campaign. Underlining TWMA’s global growth plans, this latest contract - with duration of up to five years - will see the company establish a new onshore support facility in Luanda and is expected to generate up to 50 new jobs in Aberdeen and Angola by the end of the year.

TWMA Wins Waste Management Contract Offshore W. Africa

Environmental waste management contractor TWMA has won its first offshore service contract in West Africa, signifying its intention to expand its business in this important region. The contract was awarded by AGR Petroleum Services and is worth around $1.6m over six months. It covers supply, installation and operation of an integrated drilling waste management solution. TWMA will provide a range of solids control technologies to AGR for its drilling campaign in the Hyperdynamics' concession offshore the Republic of Guinea.

TWMA Wins UKCS Contract with Premier Oil

The semi-submersible drilling rig, WilPhoenix, on which TWMA's TCC RotoMill technology is operating.

Two-year agreement with potential for two further one-year extensions. TWMA, the leader in integrated drilling services and environmental solutions for the international onshore and offshore oil and gas industry, has  announced it has secured a substantial contract with UK operator, Premier Oil (Premier), following a comprehensive tender process. The project, worth an estimated £2 million, is already under way with TWMA providing ‘skip and ship’ services to transport drill cuttings…

TWMA Appoints New HR Director

Andy Porter, HR Director

TWMA has announced the appointment of Andy Porter, HR director for the company. Mr Porter joins the company, a provider of specialised services for the international onshore and offshore oil and gas industry, as a part of its wider growth strategy, and follows expansion of the company’s services in Europe, North America, the Middle East and North Africa. This is one of several senior appointments planned as demand for TWMA’s specialised solutions continues to increase across the globe…

TWMA Bags £1.5 mln North Sea Contract with Apache

WilPhoenix platform in the North Sea Beryl field Photo TWMA

Global integrated drilling waste management and environmental services firm, TWMA, has recently secured a £1.5 million contract with Apache on the WilPhoenix platform in the North Sea Beryl field. As part of TWMA’s fully integrated waste management solution, the one year (with one year option) contract will utilise the company’s award-winning TCC RotoMill® for offshore processing and EfficientC® for cuttings transfer and distribution. Chief operating officer, Neil Potter, said: “We have built a strong relationship with Apache over the last five years…

TWMA's ZADCO Project clocks 1 mi incident-free man hours

Robbie Pond, General Manager – Abu Dhabi Photo TWMA

In partnership with ESNAAD-PJS, environmental solutions provider, TWMA, has celebrated reaching one million incident free man hours on the ZADCO UZ750 project in Abu Dhabi. The milestone was achieved on operations spanning four artificial islands – North, South, Central and West. Wright Massey, Senior Manager - Island Drilling and Completions, at ZADCO said: “ZADCO and TWMA have very similar values with respect to performance and safety. When safety comes first, the highest level of performance follows and we are delighted that this is how TWMA’s operations have been undertaken.

Finalists for 2017 Offshore Achievement Awards Announced

Last year’s OAA winners Photo Society of Petroleum Engineers

Finalists for the 2017 Offshore Achievement Awards, sponsored by TAQA, have been announced today {Friday 13 January}. Hosted by the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Aberdeen Section, the annual awards recognise some of the industry’s most innovative technology developments as well as talented individuals and exceptional large and small company performance. This year’s shortlist comprises a wide cross-section of the offshore sector, with companies large and small, spanning a variety of sub-sectors, represented.

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