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3 ways to ensure laid-up rigs and vessels are ready for speedy remobilisation

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[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 17, 2016 11:42:44 AM / by Russell Brown

The downturn in the oil and gas market has seen many vessels and rigs being laid-up in docks or at sea.  How can vessel owners and managers ensure critical assets are preserved whilst they are laying idle? And how can they ensure cost-effective remobilisation when the time comes? 

Five reasons why you should consider load-on-demand power when hiring generators

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[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 25, 2016 4:43:44 PM / by Ben Vincent

Load-on-demand is a smart solution that provides constant, reliable and efficient power.

This scalable, fully automated solution utilises several smaller kVA generators to power the same peak demand as one larger unit.  However, when the site’s demand falls, the surplus generators can be turned off. 

The benefits of using very low temp chillers to create temporary cold rooms

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[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 5, 2016 9:58:55 AM / by Matthew Watson

When Five Star Fish, part of the 2 Sisters Food Group, embarked on a cold store refurbishment project, Aggreko was appointed to design and implement a complete temporary cooling scheme.  Matt Watson explains how Aggreko's Very Low Temperature Chillers provided the ideal solution.

How to keep your cool if the mercury hits 40

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[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 9, 2016 3:20:19 PM / by Aggreko

In this post we interview David de Behr, Aggreko’s Head of Global Events, to explain how Aggreko integrates smart and cost effective temperature control solutions to support live events.

Aggreko publishes e-Guide to specifying rental power for construction sites

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[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 2, 2016 12:33:20 PM / by Aggreko

Aggreko has published a new eGuide to The Challenges of Delivering Construction Site Power, which explores six factors for simplifying power rental and increasing efficiency of generation.

The free eGuide from the rental power and temperature control specialist addresses key challenges facing construction specifiers, such as how to meet variable power demands, reduce noise and emissions, gain environmental compliance, manage generator security, and overcome space and access constraints.

Taking the heat: How hiring heat exchangers can save your bottom line

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[fa icon="calendar'] May 27, 2016 11:30:00 AM / by Chris Smith

Heat exchangers are widely used in numerous industry sectors.  If they go wrong they can lead to production bottlenecks or halted services and, ultimatley, a loss of revenue and unhappy customers.  Chris Smith explains how rental solutions are a cost effective solution.

Aggreko wins five-year contract to supply rental power to Network Rail

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[fa icon="calendar'] May 26, 2016 9:00:00 AM / by Aggreko

Aggreko will provide power for emergency support and planned maintenance as part of a five-year contract with Network Rail.

Following a competitive tender, Aggreko was selected to supply Network Rail's national framework for the hire and installation of large output power generation that will be used for a variety of applications.

5 top tips for staging a successful sporting event

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[fa icon="calendar'] May 25, 2016 11:44:00 AM / by Aggreko

In this post we share our top five tips for staging a successful sporting event across the globe.

How Aggreko is supporting decommissioning in the oil and gas industry

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[fa icon="calendar'] May 18, 2016 12:30:04 PM / by Aggreko

The United Kingdom Continental Shelf (UKCS) is home to over 300 structures extracting oil and gas that require removal in the future.These include subsea equipment, pipelines and mattresses, as well as jackets and topsides.

The offshore oil and gas industry in the UK has seen a large increase in the anticipated cost of decommissioning over the past seven years from an estimated £14bn in 2008 to over £40bn today. There is now a considerable drive across the industry to look at reducing the cost of decommissioning.

How to ensure offshore construction and commissioning has the power to minimise costs

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[fa icon="calendar'] May 6, 2016 10:00:00 AM / by Marcus Saul

It may be self-evident that power is an essential part of any renewables construction project. What is not so obvious is how to manage additional specialist power requirements, or what to do when existing power is unreliable or even lost.