George Morrison News

Photo: Thordon Bearings

Mooring Installation Highlights Thordon's Range

in Vigo bay, Spain.A specialized stainless steel cladding solution was chosen to protect the 600mm (23.622”) diameter shaft, and Thordon’s COMPAC elastomeric polymer alloy bearings were selected to ensure the longest possible life in an unpredictable and demanding open ocean environment.George Morrison, Thordon Bearings’ Regional Manager, said, “We are seeing increasing interest from industrial sectors outside our core maritime markets, particularly the mining, offshore and renewable energy sectors. Any rotating machinery can benefit both commercially and technically from our range

James Larnder (Photo: Aquaterra Energy)

Aquaterra Promotes Larnder, Morrison

Aquaterra Energy announced two senior management promotions. George Morrison becomes Group CEO of parent company Aquaterra Energy Group, while James Larnder fills Morrison’s previous role as the new Managing Director of the Aquaterra Energy business. Morrison will focus on expansion within the oilfield market through strategic acquisitions while Larnder will drive further business growth and product innovation within Aquaterra Energy. Aquaterra Express tools and equipment rental service, which offers easy access to an essential range of in-demand, standardized solutions. In addition, Well

Nick Hawkes (Photo: Aquaterra Energy)

Aquaterra Names Hawkes Financial Director

pound investment from EV Private Equity as part of its pledge in 2016 to invest $200 million in North Sea businesses with new technologies and high growth potential. The independent private equity firm confirmed it was seeking to invest between $10 million to $40 million in each company.   George Morrison, managing director of Aquaterra Energy, said, “Nick’s appointment marks an important development as the company shapes itself for future growth. His experience will bring important skills to our top management team.”   Aquaterra, which has operations in Aberdeen, Norwich

The 385 tonne topside of the Aquaterra Sea Swift being installed. It features a helideck and emergency accommodation with provision for six wells (Photo: Aquaterra Energy)

Sea Swift: New Platform Operational in Egypt

design of the new subsea production pipelines to the Amal-A platform. The project, which took 18 months from design to installation, involved building a bridge link to the neighbouring Amal-B platform and reconfiguring the topside pipework to create a new and improved production profile.   George Morrison, managing director of Aquaterra Energy said, “The Sea Swift platform is an ideal solution for shallow water field developments as it can be delivered from concept to completion quickly. This project will bring AMAPETCO significant cost and efficiency savings. Aquaterra also designed the

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