9

Apr

2021

Global CCS Institute expands into Middle East
Net Zero Legal Solutions is delighted to congratulate the Global Carbon Capture and Storage Institute on the establishment of their new regional office at Masdar (Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company) City Free Zone in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
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10

Feb

2021

Praxis Completion Technology moves into 2021 with expansion in Saudi Arabia
HFI Petroleum Technology Legal Solutions is delighted to congratulate Praxis Completion Technology on the establishment of their new Saudi Arabian business, launched in January following Ministry of Investment of Saudi Arabia (MISA) approval and Ministry of Commerce registration.
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29

Jan

2021

HFI Petroleum Technology Solutions expands to Qatar energy business ventures in collaboration with our local partners in Doha
HFI Consulting International is pleased to announce the roll out of our HFI Petroleum Technology Solutions for Qatar energy business ventures in collaboration with our local partners in Doha.
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18

Dec

2020

New Saudi Arabia initiative for World Oil Technology Award winner AccessESP
New Saudi Arabia initiative for World Oil Technology Award winner AccessESP

HFI Petroleum Technology Legal Solutions extend our congratulations to AccessESP on the establishment of their new business in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
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10

Dec

2020

Congratulations to Flowline Specialists Limited
HFI Consulting International extends our congratulations to the leadership team at Flowline Specialists Limited on the completion of the sale of the business to Motive Offshore Group Ltd, backed by EV private equity group, on 30 November.
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20

Nov

2020

HFI Petroleum Technology Legal Solutions heads out for EIC Connect Saudi Arabia.
HFI Petroleum Technology Legal Solutions heads out for EIC Connect Saudi Arabia. I am pleased to announce HFI’s return to the EIC (Energy Industries Council) fold after a gap of two years, commencing with our participating at the EIC Connect Saudi Arabia virtual conference next week on 24/25 November.
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4

Nov

2020

DMCC leads the way for Middle East petroleum technology options
DMCC leads the way for Middle East petroleum technology options

HFI believes that one of the strongest offerings to emerge over that decade for Middle East business structures has been the DMCC free zone option.
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26

Oct

2020

Why DMCC companies can add value to Middle East business ventures
Why DMCC companies can add value to Middle East business ventures

The Middle East region will continue to offer major opportunities to the petroleum sector for the next generation.
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20

Oct

2020

HFI moves up to DMCC Plus+ for Middle East regional and international groups
HFI Consulting International is pleased to announce the launch of its DMCC Plus+ Corporate & Compliance Solutions service. This will focus on the use of DMCC free zone entities in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates for client Middle East regional and wider international business group structures.
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2

Oct

2020

Eight Countries Sign Joint Declaration Committing to Acceleration of Baltic Sea Offshore Wind Capacity
A milestone declaration has been signed by eight Baltic Sea countries - Poland, Germany,

Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Lithuania, Estonia and Latvia – to accelerate the build out of new offshore wind capacities in the Baltic Sea.
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29

Sep

2020

In a World First, Saudi Aramco Ships Blue Ammonia to Japan for Zero Carbon Power
As the use of hydrogen is expected to grow in the global energy system,

this world-first represents a significant opportunity to showcase the potential of hydrocarbons as a reliable and affordable source of low carbon hydrogen and ammonia.
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23

Sep

2020

Closing The Gap – Technology for a Net Zero North Sea
A roadmap for delivering an integrated net zero energy system for the North Sea has been unveiled by the Oil and Gas Technology Centre (OGTC). It’s believed that the opportunities which new technologies will bring will generate more than £2. 5 trillion for the UK economy.
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23

Sep

2020

IEA Launches Energy Perspectives 2020 report
Achieving international climate goals is dependent on dramatically scaling up clean energy technologies and energy innovation will be crucial. The IEA ‘Energy Technology Perspectives’ 2020 report outlines how we need a radical transformation in the way we supply, transform and use energy.
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14

Sep

2020

The Top 10 reasons why Saudi Arabia should be in the energy transition strategic planning mix
The last two weeks have brought a distinct downturn in confidence as politicians have conceded that COVID-19 is heading for its second wave.
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27

Aug

2020

KSA Continues To Offer Opportunities For Businesses Navigating Their Way Through Post COVID landscape
Saudi Arabia’s fiscal balance challenges look set to receive some respite with the Energy Minister Abdulaziz Bin Salman predicting oil demand to return to 97% of pre-pandemic levels by Q4 2020.
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27

Aug

2020

New Alliance Is Collaboration Between Oil and Gas Technology Centre and the Offshore Renewable Catapult
The Energy Transition Alliance (ETA), formed by The Oil & Gas Technology Centre (OGTC) and the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult, will collaborate with the energy industry to drive a focused, funded programme to develop advanced technologies, including the next generation of hydrogen production and floating offshore wind.
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21

Aug

2020

Accessing Saudi Arabian energy opportunities will be more taxing
The current fiscal challenges facing Saudi Arabia have been manifested with the recent sharpening of the taxation tools. A number of key areas will demand closer planning and compliance scrutiny by technology and services providers conducting business in or into the Kingdom.
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5

Aug

2020

Beirut
On behalf of HFI Consulting International can I extend our thoughts and best wishes to Beirut and Lebanon following yesterday’s horrendous explosion at the port of Beirut.
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13

Jul

2020

Water Innovation 2050
Water Innovation 2050 is an alliance of 19 UK water companies which have developed a draft water innovation strategy for the sector. The strategy looks ahead and provides a roadmap for the UK water sector to collaborate and innovate to meet the challenge of the future.
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13

Jul

2020

£38million Support Package For Early Stage Businesses Announced by Scottish Government
Early stage businesses who have found difficulty with their routes to investment following the COVID19 pandemic are being offered three forms of support by the Scottish Government.
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13

Jul

2020

Launch of A Hydrogen strategy for Climate Neutral Europe
A hydrogen strategy has been launched by the EU as part of efforts to achieve the European Green Deal and to enable a clean energy transition. Renewable electricity is expected to decarbonise a large share of EU energy consumption by 2050, but not all of it.
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13

Jul

2020

Strategies for hydrogen and energy system integration unveiled by the EU
New strategies for energy system integration and hydrogen have been announced by the European Commission. Europe’s Green Deal and the EU’s post COVID recovery plans.
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7

Jul

2020

Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures launches a new US$500 million investment fund
The Middle East is providing a major shot in the arm for technology providers with the announcement that Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures has launched a new US$500 million investment fund.
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2

Jul

2020

Scotland – A Trading Nation
The Scottish Government has launched an export strategy entitled ‘Scotland – A Trading Nation’ which sets out plans for growing Scotland’s exports to add around £3. 5 billion to GDP and create 17,500 more jobs.
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2

Jul

2020

Letter to Ivan McKee MSP – Minister for Trade, Investment and Innovation GlobalScot Network – Recommendations to the Minister “A Trading Nation” Export/Internationalisation Strategy Bridgehead Cluster Ventures
I am writing to you in response to your letter of 20 January 2020 when you asked for feedback and recommendations from the GlobalScot Network in relation to your roll out of the “A Trading Nation” strategic initiative.
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2

Jul

2020

Dundee’s Michelin Scotland Innovation Park (MSIP) Signs Partnership Agreement With The University of Dundee
The former Michelin factory site in Dundee, which is being developed into an innovation park for advanced manufacturing and technology, has signed a memorandum of agreement with the University of Dundee.
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2

Jul

2020

Danish Shipping Groups in Zero Emissions Fuel Production Project
Six Danish groups – including Maersk and DFDS, are behind a project which aims to see green hydrogen deliver 250,000 tonnes of fuel each year by 2030. The coalition marks the shipping industry’s direct involvement in the development of zero emission fuels.
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2

Jul

2020

Green Recovery Plan Launched by The Scottish Council for Development and Industry (SCDI)
A new plan has been launched by the SCDI outlining a ‘green recovery from the COVID 19 pandemic.
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27

Jun

2020

Bridgehead Ventures International founder inducted into GlobalScot network to help firms flourish in the Middle East
Lawyer and Middle East business expert Hugh Fraser has been inducted into a global networking initiative set up to help Scottish firms break international markets.
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26

Jun

2020

Gravitate North East Aims To Use Community Asset Transfer Scheme For Outdoor Activity Project
Garron Point Community Ventures is supporting the Gravitate North East project which aims to make a 45km area of Durris forest in Aberdeenshire into a high quality, high adventure outdoor activity centre. Proposals include mountain bike trails, a chairlift, ziplines and climbing areas.
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26

Jun

2020

ScotWind Leasing Projects Announced by Crown Estate Scotland
Crown Estate Scotland which manages Scotland’s seabed has announced the first round of offshore wind leasing in Scottish waters for more than a decade. This will enable innovative offshore renewables to build the next generation of offshore windfarm.
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16

Jun

2020

Adventure Tourism To Play Active Role In Tourism Recovery for North East Scotland
A project to increase the value of adventure tourism in Aberdeen City and Shire over the next decade has been funded by Opportunity North East (ONE), Scottish Enterprise and Aberdeenshire Council. The project will enable the delivery of new land and coastal activities and enhance the local wellbeing economy.
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16

Jun

2020

€9billion Investment in National Hydrogen Strategy by German Government
The German government plans a €9billion investment in hydrogen with the country’s National Hydrogen Strategy. At the launch of the strategy document economy minister Peter Altmaier called the strategy a “quantum leap” towards Germany becoming a world leader in hydrogen technologies. Read more here
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15

Jun

2020

Net Zero Future Given Major Boost By Scottish Government
A multi-million pound fund to support businesses in the oil, gas and energy sectors in the over the next five years has been announced by The Scottish Government (12 June 2020). The investment underpins the ambitions to become a world leader in the transition to net zero.
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17

Mar

2020

HFI Statement on Covid-19
In response to the ongoing global crisis resulting from COVID-19, we would like to reassure clients of our ability to provide a seamless, uninterrupted continuity of service within the framework of government policy and recommendations.
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12

Mar

2020

Market Focus – Saudi Arabia
By Adrian Phillips, subsea expert for Bridgehead Ventures Subsea Middle East

Subsea energy-focused operators seeking to expand should be eyeing Saudi Arabia as the region pushes boundaries to bolster its oil and gas supply ambitions.
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7

Feb

2020

New business model for Middle East export market ready to launch after energy industry consultation
A new business model aimed at helping energy-focused firms expand into the Middle East has been launched by HFI Consulting International following an extensive two-year industry consultation.
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18

Nov

2019

New year aspirations already in focus after ADIPEC
The start of a new year often signifies a period of new energy: a time when we focus on goals and aspirations for the coming 12 months and map out the journey we need to take in order to reach them.
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5

Oct

2019

ADIPEC – what’s next after the world’s biggest oil show?
With over 2,200 exhibiting companies within 23 country pavilions, over 1,000 guest speakers and an audience of more than 145,000 there is no question that the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC) is now the world’s largest energy event.
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30

Sep

2019

Technology and Knowledge at Offshore Europe Provide Opportunities for International Expansion
By Graham Berry, specialist business consultant

It’s always an exciting time in Aberdeen when Offshore Europe is in town – and this year was even more so, with it being the first time the event was held at the city’s new exhibition centre, P&J Live.
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12

Sep

2019

SUT event focuses on the economics of umbilical and cable installation
By Adrian Phillips, chairman Society for Underwater Technology Middle East

Exploration and production budgets in the Middle East have been squeezed in recent years, but new data suggests that energy firms in the region are ready to increase their offshore spending once again.
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14

Aug

2019

BCVs: Advantages, Success, Risks and Mitigation
By Hugh Fraser, managing partner

Welcome to my weekly article outlining HFI’s new approach to helping businesses establish a presence in Abu Dhabi through our innovative Bridgehead Cluster Ventures (BCV).
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6

Aug

2019

BCVs: Participating Companies and Roles
By Hugh Fraser, managing partner

Welcome to my weekly article outlining HFI’s new approach to helping businesses establish a presence in Abu Dhabi through our innovative Bridgehead Cluster Ventures (BCV). This week I am discussing participating companies, and the roles of local partners, general managers and HFI.
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29

Jul

2019

How will a BCV work in practice?
By Hugh Fraser, managing partner

Welcome to my weekly article outlining HFI’s new approach to helping businesses establish a presence in Abu Dhabi through our innovative Bridgehead Cluster Ventures (BCV). This week, I am discussing how BCVs will operate in practice.
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16

Jul

2019

Bridgehead Cluster Ventures – A New Model for Successful Expansion in the Middle East
By Hugh Fraser, managing partner

Welcome to the first in my new weekly series examining a new and innovative project being pioneered by HFI – the bridgehead cluster venture (BCV). Just as the name suggests, BCV is about bringing business together and collectively working towards success.
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10

Jul

2019

New Technologies to the Fore at Well Abandonment Symposium
By Graham Berry, specialist business consultant

Permanent well abandonment consists of cutting the production string around 10 to 15 feet below the seabed.
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19

Jun

2019

The Roadmap to Successful Ventures in the Middle East - No 10
Rolling Out Innovative Business Structures to Succeed

By Hugh Fraser, managing partner

Welcome to my weekly note with some personal views on what does/does not work when structuring business ventures in the Middle East region.  

My tenth and final theme is “Rolling Out Innovative Business Structures to Succeed.
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17

Jun

2019

HFI Consulting International launches innovative collaboration venture to boost Scotland’s oil and gas SME service companies’ expansion in the Middle East
A consultation has been launched on innovative proposals to create a collaboration venture aimed at boosting Scotland’s export performance and helping SME oil and gas service companies expand in the challenging Middle East market.
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11

Jun

2019

The Roadmap to Successful Ventures in the Middle East - No 9
Isolating the Reasons for Failed Ventures
By Hugh Fraser, managing partner

Welcome to my weekly note with some personal views on what does/does not work when structuring business ventures in the Middle East region.  

My ninth and penultimate theme is “Isolating the Reasons for Why Ventures Fail”.
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5

Jun

2019

Unique Opportunity to Meet the Operators at Well Abandonment Conference
By Graham Berry, specialist business consultant

The first wells were drilled in the North Sea in the 1960s and 1970s, transforming it into one of the world’s leading oil-producing regions. But now, half a century later, many of those initial wells are coming to the end of their lifespan.
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31

May

2019

The Roadmap to Successful Ventures in the Middle East Series – No 8
Choosing Acquisitions to Fast(er) Track
By Hugh Fraser, managing partner

Welcome to my weekly note with some personal views on what does/does not work when structuring business ventures in the Middle East region.  My eighth theme is “Choosing Acquisitions to Fast(er) Track”.
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22

May

2019

The Roadmap to Successful Ventures in the Middle East Series – No 7
Laying the Foundation Stones for Equity Joint Ventures
By Hugh Fraser, managing partner

Welcome to my weekly note with some personal views on what does/does not work when structuring business ventures in the Middle East region.  My seventh theme is “Laying the Foundation Stones for Equity Joint Ventures”.
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15

May

2019

The Roadmap to Successful Ventures in the Middle East Series – No 6
Tackling Localisation and In-Country Value
By Hugh Fraser, managing partner

Welcome to my weekly note with some personal views on what does/does not work when structuring business ventures in the Middle East region.  My sixth theme is “Localisation and In-Country Value (ICV)”.
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8

May

2019

The Roadmap to Successful Ventures in the Middle East Series – No 5
Managing Credit and Payment Risks
By Hugh Fraser, managing partner

Welcome to my weekly note with some personal views on what does/does not work when structuring business ventures in the Middle East region.  My fifth theme is “Managing Credit and Payment Risks”.
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1

May

2019

The Roadmap to Successful Ventures in the Middle East Series – No 4
Avoiding the Taxation Traps
By Hugh Fraser, managing partner

Welcome to my weekly note with some personal views on what does/does not work when structuring business ventures in the Middle East region.  

My fourth theme is “Taxation”.
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24

Apr

2019

The Roadmap to Successful Ventures in the Middle East Series – No 3
Personnel Contracts
By Hugh Fraser, managing partner

Welcome to my weekly note with some personal views on what does/does not work when structuring business ventures in the Middle East region.  

My third theme is senior “Personnel Contracts”.
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18

Apr

2019

The Roadmap to Successful Ventures in the Middle East Series – No 2
Free Zones
By Hugh Fraser, managing partner

Welcome to my weekly note with some personal views on what does/does not work when structuring business ventures in the Middle East region.  

My second theme is “Free Zones”.
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10

Apr

2019

Arbitration Centre Appointments for Brandon Malone
Commercial disputes: time consuming, costly and a drain on energy that no one wants to have to deal with. But clashes over contracts – or rather failure to abide by their terms – is a daily reality for businesses of all shapes and sizes.
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8

Apr

2019

The Roadmap to Successful Ventures in the Middle East Series – No 1
Working with Local Partners
By Hugh Fraser, managing partner

Welcome to the first in my new Roadmap Series, with some personal views on what does and does not work when structuring business ventures in the Middle East region.  

My first theme is local partners.
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2

Apr

2019

UK Champions Offshore Wind to 30GW by 2030 - But Can UK Suppliers Secure 60% Localisation?
The offshore wind revolution in the UK rolls ahead with the last month’s announcement of a £250 million sector deal to drive capacity to 30 GW by 2030 and a third of UK electricity to be sourced from this capacity.
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2

Apr

2019

Location, Location, Location – HFI Supports Flowline on New DMCC Base
HFI Consulting International has supported oil and gas supply chain firm Flowline Specialists in the successful relocation to a new base in the Middle East.
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28

Mar

2019

Lebanon Set to Move on from Being the East Med Petroleum “Bridesmaid”
The Lebanon International Oil & Gas Summit being held in Beirut on 2-4 April will serve as a range finder on the progress being made with the country’s current Second Licensing Round.
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19

Mar

2019

HFI Supports IAS Spin-Out from Drilling Systems
HFI Consulting International is pleased to have acted for consultancy firm Integrated Advisory Service (IAS) on a management buy-out from its owners Drilling Systems.
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18

Mar

2019

South Africa's Offshore Prospects Given Shot in the Arm
South Africa’s offshore oil and gas prospects were given a major shot in the arm last month by the major Total gas and condensate discovery in the Outeniqua Basin.
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13

Mar

2019

Subsea Middle East Steps Up with Aramco Red Sea Gas Discovery
The prospect of further subsea opportunities in the Middle East was re-stirred last week with the announcement that Aramco has discovered large quantities of gas in the Red Sea.
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13

Mar

2019

Marjan and Berri Opportunities to Dominate at MEOS 2019
The Middle East Oil Show (MEOS) returns to Bahrain during 18-21 March. As an SPE event in that location, MEOS has long been recognised as a dual opportunity to update on developments in the Saudi oil and gas market and the latest news on advanced oil and gas technology.
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4

Mar

2019

ROVOP International Expansion Plans Supported by HFI
A major expansion into the Middle East for remote operated vehicle (ROV) specialist ROVOP has been facilitated by HFI Consulting International. HFI provided a full package of legal and consultancy services to ROVOP, which has now become the largest independent operator of its type in the region.
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4

Feb

2019

Localisation is key to meeting oil and gas supply chain export targets
Ambitious targets have been set for the UK’s oil and gas supply chain to double the value of its £11bn export market in the next two decades.
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14

Jan

2019

Carry coals to Paris: are the stars aligning for CCS technology projects?
The CEO of the Global CCS Institute, Brad Page, writing in the Institute’s The Global Status of CCS Report 2018 asserted that “2018 may well be the year that the stars started again align for CCS…for the first time in quite a long time, we have seen decisive action from a…
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30

Dec

2018

Brandon Malone Joins the HFI Team
HFI is pleased to announce that Brandon Malone has joined the HFI team with effect from 1 January 2019 as a senior legal advisor. Brandon is the founder of niche dispute resolution legal practice Brandon Malone & Company.
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28

Dec

2018

The End of Civil Nuclear Power?
The World Nuclear Industry Status Report 2018 published by Mycle Schneider in September presents a hard-hitting critique of the status of and prospects for nuclear power.
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7

Sep

2018

The Lost Art of Exploration for Oil and Gas on the UKCS
Norway’s strategic approach to its petroleum sector continues with the recent announcement that Equinor is to drill 3,000 wells during the next two decades.  

Norway’s continued investment in exploration and development will see production rise back over 4 million barrels per day oil equivalent by 2020.
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7

Aug

2018

Norway Results Expose Ongoing Poor Stewardship of UK/Scottish Oil and Gas Resources
The UK’s OGA has recently launched the UK’s 31st licensing round. But the relative ongoing performance of the Norwegian and UK oil and gas sectors’ contribution to their respective government’s finances still raises serious cause for concern. The UK Office for Budget Responsibility is projecting tax receipts of £0.
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10

Jul

2018

New Thirst for Renewable Energy Desalination in the MENA Region
This week’s Singapore International Water Week has a strong focus on renewable energy desalination (REDSAL) as the world’s water experts meet and debate in the city state. According to the International Desalination Association, global desalination capacity now at over 100 million cubic metres per day.
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28

May

2018

Subsea Sector Zones in on MENA Opportunities
North Sea-based subsea companies will discover how to unlock a growing number of opportunities in the offshore Arabian Gulf at a key presentation being staged by HFI Consulting International.
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10

Apr

2018

Key Events Set the Flight Path for Bridgehead Cluster Ventures
The MENA region never ceases to push out major news which impacts on the international energy matrix and recent weeks have been no exception.
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3

Apr

2018

MENA Offshore Market Update for Subsea UK Members in May
The scale of opportunities for the subsea sector in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region will come under the microscope at an event being hosted by Subsea UK and HFI Consulting International next month.
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27

Mar

2018

OTC 2018 Marks the First Anniversary HFI Milestone
By Hugh Fraser

The HFI Consulting International story comes full circle this month as the team returns to OTC Houston. But while this preeminent industry event celebrates 50 years of bringing innovation to the energy sector, HFI will be marking the first anniversary of the announcement of our return.
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20

Mar

2018

Follow the Money - FinOvate Points Way to Funding International Business Expansion
You have the product, you’ve tested the market.  The time is right to take your business to the next level. And when you want to explore the options for expanding internationally, it’s important to consider all feasible sources of funding and support.
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2

Feb

2018

Offshore Wind Initiative Launched as USA Project Edges Closer to Reality
As far as launchpads for global wind initiatives go, this coming week’s Subsea Expo may not appear an obvious choice. But the help, knowledge and support offered by HFI Consulting International and its new offshore wind service could be just what many delegates are looking for.
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30

Jan

2018

Pioneering Cluster Plans to Capitalise on Saudi Arabia Opportunities
An innovative and pioneering collaboration venture that will help Scottish firms gain a foothold in the fast-growing Saudi Arabian oil and gas market has been launched by HFI Consulting International.
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8

Jan

2018

Asia Pacific Opportunities Highlighted by IEA and EIC as HFI Builds Out Its Dubai-Singapore Business Bridge
HFI Consulting International is pleased to announce that Singapore-based Andy Ang has joined HFI’s Bridgehead Energy Consultants and will be working in tandem with HFI Legal Consultancy’s alliance partners for ASEAN, Peter Dorasaimy Law Firm.
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5

Jan

2018

HFI Goes “Med and Red” with Extension of Specialist Initiatives
HFI Consulting International is extending its Saudi Arabian Ventures Initiative (SAVI) to cover opportunities arising in the Red Sea and Western Saudi Arabia. This is in addition to its existing focus on oil and gas opportunities in the Eastern Province, where Saudi Aramco is based.
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2

Jan

2018

Collaboration with Energy Business Catalyst Strengthens Offshore Wind and Subsea Oil and Gas Capabilities
HFI Consulting International has launched a new collaboration with Energy Business Catalyst (EBC) – a consultancy with deep-seated knowledge of both subsea oil and gas and offshore wind projects.
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24

Nov

2017

Leading Energy Industry Figures Join HFI Network
HFI Consulting International has further expanded its worldwide team of experts, with two leading figures from the energy industry in Scotland and the Middle East joining its global network.
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17

Oct

2017

Helideck Certification Agency Signs UAE Deal
Aberdeen-based Helideck Certification Agency – a firm which has been with us since the first incarnation of HFI – has signed contracts to establish a new venture in the United Arab Emirates.
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10

Oct

2017

Innovation is the Hallmark of SPE Event
It was clear during last week’s SPE Annual Technology and Conference and Exhibition that the oil industry’s innovators have not been resting on their laurels during the downturn and have maintained a focus on R&D.
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6

Oct

2017

HFI Launches Saudi Arabian Ventures Initiative (SAVI)
Where energy is opportunity: the strapline of Saudia Arabia’s national oil company Saudi Aramco could not be more fitting than at the present time. The Kingdom continues to make hefty strides towards economic reform, reducing its resilience on oil exports and tapping into alternative energy sources.
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30

Sep

2017

HFI Becomes Member of Subsea UK
HFI Consulting International has gone on record many times about the importance it places on making connections and building relationships.  We are committed members of the EIC and we are proud to announce that we have also now joined Subsea UK.
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19

Sep

2017

HFI’s Network Expands into ASEAN Region
HFI has now started to focus on opportunities arising for its clients in the ASEAN region (Association of South East Asian Nations) which draws together 10 developing economies in the region – Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand, Brunei, Philippines, Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar.
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15

Sep

2017

HFI Renews Past Partnership to Expand its Network
In 2003, Graham Berry became one of the first clients of what was then a new and embryonic venture in the Middle East – the original HFI Consulting.
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28

Aug

2017

HFI Consulting International Helps North Sea Firms Gain Leverage from Major Plans to Diversify Saudi Arabia’s Economy
Middle East business expansion specialist HFI Consulting International has launched a new service to help energy and water firms develop joint ventures in the wake of major plans to diversify Saudi Arabia’s economy.
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12

Jul

2017

HFI Consulting International Appoints Lawyer Malcolm Kelly To Senior Role In Aberdeen-based Legal Team
Middle East business expansion experts HFI Consulting International has made a key appointment to its legal management team as it prepares for its formal relaunch. Malcolm Kelly, who amassed over 20 years of experience with global engineers Weir Group, has joined the team as a senior legal consultant.
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17

May

2017

HFI Consulting International founder inducted into GlobalScot network to help firms flourish in the Middle East
Lawyer and Middle East business expert Hugh Fraser has been inducted into a global networking initiative set up to help Scottish firms break international markets.
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1

May

2017

Relaunched consultancy Hugh Fraser International to help energy innovators capitalise on Middle East growth opportunities
A Scots lawyer whose expertise in international law and business has helped ambitious energy-focused firms break into new markets in the Middle East is relaunching the consultancy that made his name.
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