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Swire Oilfield Services announces appointment of new CEO

Swire Oilfield Services has today announced that Manfred Vonlanthen will succeed John Bruce (J.B) Rae-Smith as the company’s Chief Executive Officer. J.B. will be stepping down as CEO of Swire Oilfield Services due to personal reasons.  Manfred joined Swire Oilfield Services in 2014 as General Manager for the Norwegian division, before advancing to Director of North Sea in September 2016, where, in addition to managing the North Sea business, he has been a key member of the Executive Management...

Blog: How to choose the right equipment tracking technology

I have been helping businesses across the retail, aerospace, automotive and energy industries adopt equipment tracking technology for the last 12 years. Introduced to help increase visibility along the supply chain, there are various solutions which enable companies to track and locate equipment and materials, allowing them to benefit from more efficient operations and tighter cost control. For these reasons, we have seen an increase in demand for this product in the oil and gas industry over ...

Blog: Did OTC provide the inspiration to invest?

For 47 years the annual Offshore Technology Conference has showcased the latest technologies in the oil and gas industry and the value that it can bring to companies operating in the sector. This year’s show was no different - some truly innovative technologies were displayed last week which focused on increasing efficiencies and ensuring safe operations. These innovations are the future of the industry. However, they are at risk of being overshadowed by the downturn as companies focus on the ...

Swire Oilfield Services to release new OverVu® feature alongside OTC presentation

Swire Oilfield Services, the world’s largest supplier of cargo carrying solutions to the global energy industry, is taking part in a wireless communications and RFID technical session at this year’s OTC conference in Houston. Nick Coaton, Swire Oilfield Services’ Track and Trace Solutions General Manager, is discussing operational efficiency gains from automated equipment tracking in oil and gas supply chains at the Wireless Communication and Radio Frequency Identifications Technologies Techni...

Swire Oilfield Services targets growth with key appointments

Swire Oilfield Services has announced two new business development appointments to drive the global adoption of the company’s track and trace solution, OverVu®. Athina Skoupnevskagia and Daniel Bleymann have both joined the company as Business Development Managers, and complement an experienced team of in-house GPS and RFID experts, engineers and project managers who were brought together to develop and ensure the continuous evolution of the solution. Launched in 2014 to tackle the multi-bill...

Swire Oilfield Services appoints Global Strategic Account Manager

Swire Oilfield Services, the world’s largest provider of DNV certified cargo carrying units to the energy industry, has further strengthened its commitment to its customers with the appointment of Fiona MacLeod as Global Strategic Account Manager. Based in Aberdeen, Fiona joins the company with more than 25 years’ experience in senior roles across the Aviation, Utilities, Marine, Defence, Energy and Oil and Gas sectors.  In her new role, Fiona will be responsible for ensuring strong global re...

Swire Oilfield Services celebrates long service awards in the UK

Swire Oilfield Services, the world’s largest supplier of offshore cargo carrying units, has hosted a long service award ceremony to celebrate employees who have achieved five to 30 years’ service with the company. In total, 23 employees across operations, engineering, commercial, quality and finance roles received an award, celebrating a combined total of 295 years’ service. The event was attended by recipients, guests and senior management at Swire House in Aberdeen. Before presenting t...

ASCO and Swire Oilfield Services announce collaboration to improve supply chain efficiency

Swire Oilfield Services, the world’s largest supplier of offshore cargo carrying units, has secured a contract with ASCO to support the company’s operations along the Norwegian coast. The six year contract, with the opportunity for extension, will see the two companies work together to increase efficiency and reduce costs in the supply chain for ASCO and its customers. As well as supplying a range of DNV rated cargo carrying units, ASCO will implement Swire Oilfield Services’ track and trac...

Swire Oilfield Services receives Procel award

Swire Oilfield Services, the world’s largest supplier of DNV 2.7-1 offshore cargo carrying units (CCUs) for the oil and gas industry, has been awarded a Procel Edifica certificate for its environmentally friendly base, Bellavista, in Brazil.  The 60,000m2 base in Macae was opened in June 2015 to better meet customer demand in the region, and was designed in line with the company’s sustainable development programme. The Brazilian government created the Programa Nacional de Conservação de Ener...

Swire Oilfield Services appoints new Australasia General Manager

Swire Oilfield Services, the world’s largest supplier of offshore cargo carrying units has announced the appointment of Teresa Soanes as General Manager for Australasia. In her new role, Teresa will be responsible for the company’s activities in the region which spans across Perth, Karratha, Darwin, Exmouth, Broome and New Zealand. Teresa will also be tasked with driving the expansion into emerging markets in the region. Based in Perth, Teresa brings with her 15 years’ experience in lead role...
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