Exxon misses estimates as $2-billion writedown erodes cash

IRVING, Texas (Bloomberg) — Exxon Mobil Corp. missed analyst estimates after a $2-billion writedown in the value of U.S. natural gas fields. The fourth-quarter profit of $1.68 billion, or 41 cents a share, compared with a profit of $2.78 billion, or 67 cents, a year earlier, the Irving, Texas-based oil producer said in a statement […]

Halliburton profit beats estimates as U.S. drilling gains

HOUSTON (Bloomberg) — Halliburton reported fourth-quarter adjusted profit that beat analysts’ estimates after oil explorers kicked off a year-end recovery in North America where the service provider generates most of its sales. The world’s largest fracing services provider posted profit excluding certain items of 4 cents a share, according to a statement Monday, exceeding the […]

Oil industry growing again after losing half-million jobs

  HOUSTON (Bloomberg) — The oil industry is expected to boost spending for the first time in three years after slashing almost half a million jobs globally during the downturn, according to industry consultant Graves & Co. More than three quarters of the 440,131 oil jobs eliminated around the world through the end of 2016 […]

Clock is ticking for Lenigas and his Gatwick oil rush dream

Is David Lenigas running out of time at Horse Hill? Next September, the licences to search for oil at the Weald Basin site expire and unless he manages to prove that the black stuff will flow, his dream of becoming the South East’s J R Ewing may be dead in the Sussex clay. This is […]

Half of U.S. fracing companies will be dead or sold this year

HOUSTON (Bloomberg) — Half of the 41 fracing companies operating in the U.S. will be dead or sold by year-end because of slashed spending by oil companies, an executive with Weatherford International said. There could be about 20 companies left that provide hydraulic fracturing services, Rob Fulks, pressure pumping marketing director at Weatherford, said in […]

HALLIBURTON / BAKER HUGHES TAKE OVER

HOUSTON – November 17, 2014 – Halliburton Company (NYSE: HAL) and Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE: BHI) today announced a definitive agreement under which Halliburton will acquire all the outstanding shares of Baker Hughes in a stock and cash transaction. The transaction is valued at $78.62 per Baker Hughes share, representing an equity value of $34.6 […]

100% PASS ON REC COMPLIANCE TEST 2016

We are all delighted to announce that Dilectus Recruitment Solutions Ltd succeeded with an impressive 100% score at the REC’s recent compliance tests. The REC is the recruitment industry’s recognised body which supports its members in achieving and maintaining the highest standards of recruitment practice, through legal advice, training and guidance. The compliance testing is […]

The Latests on the Scottish Independence Row

Today Danny Alexander and Alex Salmond will set out opposite plans/actions regarding Scottish Independence.   The short version is as follows:   Treasury’s View if Independence is achieved: Each person in Scotland will be better off by £1,400 p/a if they stay within the UK 13% more tax is needed to maintain independent Scotland’s public services; OR 11% cut […]

Aker Solutions Announces Kaombo Project Win!

Aker Solutions announced yesterday it has won a contract worth NOK 14 billion from Total to provide a subsea production system for the Kaombo Block 32 development in Angola.   This project will see Aker deliver 20 subsea manifolds and 65 vertical subsea wellsets within one of the worlds largest subsea developments, located about 150 […]

Tendeka Secures AICD Supply Agreement

Tendeka, experienced designers and manufacturers of completions systems, have secured a two-year contract with Zonton (Beijing) Energy Technology which will see them supply autonomous inflow control devices (AICDs) in China. These will help monitor and control the wells across Beijing oilfield with regards to fluid production. Their client Zonton are involved in integrated oilfield services, […]

Aker’s Company Defining Contract – Johan Sverdrup Field

One of our key clients, Aker Solutions, has recently secured a £65 million contract to provide engineering services, procurement and management assistance for Statoil for up to 10 years on the Johan Sverdrup Norwegian field! Aker’s chairman Øyvind Eriken says, “The Johan Sverdrup field is one of Norway’s largest offshore oil discoveries and of huge importance […]

Our Client Wins 2 New Contracts!

Peerless Europe, the subsidiary of Peerless Mfg. Co. has recently secured 2 new contracts from an Italian EPC contractor to install equipment in their Algerian field. The equipment consists of a production separator for the separation of oil, water and gas, as well as their Skimovex water processing equipment. The project orders have a combined […]

Recent Storm Disruptions

Due to overnight storms Dilectus have experienced a power outage, starting early evening yesterday until around 9am this morning. We apologise if you were trying to get in touch with us during this time. We are now up and running so will be contactable on +44 (0) 1829 730 110 or via email jobs@dilectusrecruitmentsolutions.co.uk

One of Our Clients Strengthens Management Team

Tendeka has appointed Annabel Green as Vice President of Strategy and Marketing. Tendeka is a well known provider of completion systems and services to the upstream oil and gas market, it will be Annabel’s responsibility to increase the rate of growth in new areas, globalise client accounts, and promote an understanding of in depth market dynamics. Dilectus […]

GE to Acquire Cameron’s Reciprocating Compression Division

It has been announced today that GE has agreed to acquire Cameron’s Reciprocating Compression division for $550 million. GE has said that it will benefit their employees, customers and shareholders and will accelerate growth. This is great news for us at Dilectus too given our close relationship with both Cameron and GE. We second the […]

Total Invest in UK Shale Gas Exploration

It has been reported that the French Oil & Gas giant ‘Total’ will be investing £12.7 million in the UK’s Shale Gas exploration programme. Total have been awarded 2 more licenses for the exploration, this comes after Prime Minister David Cameron claimed that “the whole of the UK should support fracking”. It will create thousands […]

2014: Important Year for UK Upstream Oil & Gas

2013 drew to a somewhat under-whelming conclusion last month, particularly for the UK’s Oil & Gas Industry sector. Although capital investment within the industry continued to rise there were a number of project delays, under performance of production and little or no exploration success. However, Wood MacKenzie conducted a UK Upstream Oil & Gas review […]

New Year, New Offices for Dilectus

Dear All, Happy New Year, everyone here at Dilectus hopes that you had an enjoyable festive period. This is a particularly interesting New Year for us, as on the 2nd of January 2014 we relocated the Dilectus business into our brand new offices in Tarporley, Cheshire. This move will give us room to grow in […]

Excellent News Coming Your Way!

OneSubsea Awarded $500 Million Contract for Chevron Rosebank, UK The first major award for OneSubsea   July 31, 2013 – OneSubsea has received an order from Chevron totaling more than $500 million to supply subsea equipment for the Rosebank development in the UK North Sea, West of Shetland. The scope of supply includes vertical monobore […]

OneSubsea Is Here!

OneSubsea is a joint venture to manufacture and develop products, systems and services for the subsea oil and gas market. This new company will offer a step change in reservoir recovery for the subsea oil and gas industry through integration and optimization of the entire production system over the life of the field. The integration […]

Fantastic Career Opportunities Within an Ever-Growing Industry

Dilectus Recruitment Solutions specialise in supporting clients in the Subsea sector worldwide and have a number of long-standing relationships with industry leaders, making us the best agency for career opportunities. Dilectus is a trusted and successful partner to these agencies, with expert knowledge of the Oil & Gas industry and recruitment process, ensuring our candidates receive the […]

Leading Supplier into Cameron

Cameron were founded around 177 years ago within a small workshop in Ohio, now they turnover $8 billion a year and are one of the best service providers in the industry! They are active on every continent around the world and encourage development of their employees; not only offering them great projects to work on but great […]

Our Client wins major contract – 500 jobs to be created

The Aberdeen arm of a major oil service company has won a £70m contract to help redevelop one of the UK’s biggest oilfields. Our client will build and supply equipment for a major field, 100 miles west of Shetland. Our client is already one of the north east’s largest employers, with more than 2,700 staff. They earlier announced […]

Great News for the Industry!

This is a great article from the BBC highlighting the new and emerging industry within Oil & Gas. The focus for the future will be Subsea technologies, which puts us and yourselves in a great position; as we are specialist recruiters into Subsea. It is our clients who are driving and designing this Subsea technology, which makes us the best in the […]

Our Client Secures Global Frame Agreement

Dilectus Recruitment Solutions are proud to announce our client who is an international oil services provider has signed a frame agreement with Shell for the delivery of subsea umbilical’s and cables globally. The size of the frame agreement is dependent on call-offs and the number of projects that Shell decides to execute. However, our client […]

Dilectus – Subsea is our Specialty

Dilectus Recruitment Solutions Specialise in supporting clients in the Subsea sector worldwide. Register today to receive news updates and job alerts within this specialist field in locations such as Africa, Europe, Asia and Latin America. Exploration and production companies are investing heavily in offshore development projects. Most offshore projects in water depths beyond 200-300 metres […]

Technologically advanced Refinery & Petrochemical Project

Our client is currently heavily engaged in a major Refinery & Petrochemical Design, Engineering & construction project in Asia. The complex will cover an area of 2,000 hectares and includes a 300,000 barrels per day (bpd) crude oil refinery. It will produce 9 million tonnes of petroleum products and 4.5 million tonnes of petrochemicals per […]

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