Latest News from TRAC Oil & Gas


TRAC Oil and Gas Sponsor North of Scotland Squash Championships 2017

The TRAC Oil & Gas North of Scotland Open returns for the 4th year running. Looking back, it’s gratifying to see how far the tournament has come in terms of strength in depth of entry, in reputation on the PSA World Tour and in terms of engagement with the community. Boasting a magical one million confirmed media outreach in 2016, the stage is set for us to go bigger and better still. The TRAC Oil & Gas North of Scotland Open PSA M10 will run from Tuesday 28th March to Sunday 2nd April 2017 with two rounds of qualifying before the main draw commences as published further below. Danny Hawthorn, MD of TRAC Oil & Gas during the 2016 presentations. This year in 2017, the main draw field is the most international we have yet had. Up and coming Englishman Richie Fallows heads the main draw with India, Jamaica, Spain, New Zealand, Belgium, Malaysia and Pakistan all represented. Further information and event preview is available here.

Race Sponsors for RunBalmoral 2017/18

We are proud to announce that we are race sponsors for RunBalmoral 2017 and 2018. RunBalmoral is being held over 2 days this year on the 22nd- 23rd of April 2017 at the Balmoral Estate. We are sponsors of 2 races being held on the Sunday, this being the TRAC 15 Mile Trail and the TRAC Wee 3 mile Trail Race. This year is even bigger with it being the RunBalmoral’s 20th Anniversary. This is a great event where thousands of pounds are raised for several great charities. Please see link direct for the RunBalmoral page –

TRAC Oil & Gas WIN The Small Company of the Year

The Press and Journal celebrated the North Sea Oil and Gas industry reliance at a Gold awards ceremony. The Gold awards recognise the companies and individuals who continue to forge a path ahead for the sector, despite varying headwinds. The awards comprised of 6 categories, 3 of which TRAC were finalists for. These being New Energy Award, Best employer and Small Company of the Year. This was a great achievement in its self to be placed within 3 of these categories. TRAC Oil & Gas won the Small Company of the Year award which was highlighted as the category that received the most applications (16) and handed out last. This award recognised the best small company, its commitment to people, its culture, the North Sea and the Aberdeen community. TRAC Oil & Gas is a Family owned business which was founded in 1999. We strive ourselves on our relationships, delivery, safety and competence of our personnel.   Gold Awards 2016From right, Bill Brown (TRAC) receiving the award from Damian Bates.(The Press & Journal-Editor in Chief.) This award was received on behalf of everyone that works for the company that delivers our first class service to our customers which has been our core strength over the years which has allowed us to grow and develop into the global organisation that we are today.     When the company was established TRAC Oil & Gas adopted the company slogan “Service, Safety, Quality & Innovation.” this remains relevant today and defines our core strengths. We will and always continue to deliver to the highest of standards as we aim to be the market leading brand in the oil and gas industry synonymous with best in class performance.   Gold Awards 2016 From left, Bill Brown, Jan Stander, Daniel Hawthorn, Francois Low, Ian Somers, Mhairi Campbell. Daniel Hawthorn, Managing Director; said “I’m really delighted. Its just great recognition for our company and the hard work our team has put in at this difficult time for the industry. I think we have had a successful year. We have had some big contract awards and that’s down to sticking to the way we’ve always done business, but just doing things a bit better: We are being more flexible to give customers what they want.”   For more info contact:

Nexen contract Award

TRAC Oil & Gas Ltd has won a new five-year contract with Plant Integrity Management Ltd (PIM). The contract will see PIM provide inspection management services on Nexen’s North Sea assets, including delivering integrity management services covering pressure systems, structures and pipelines. The offshore enactment services will be subcontracted by TRAC Oil & Gas Ltd. Securing contracts in these challenging times for the industry are critical, this five-year contract further support our growth plans for the UK, Australia and Brasil. TRAC is a leading provider of rope access inspection, repair and maintenance services to the Oil & Gas industry with extensive experience of working across a range of offshore and onshore assets worldwide.NDT UT  

On TRAC securing Chevron contract

Back L to R – Steven Sweeney and Allan Robertson Front L to R – Gregg Hector and Danny Hawthorn
TRAC O&G Ltd have been awarded the Chevron Inspection and Integrity Management Services contract for their UKCS assets. The contract is for a 3 year period with the option to extend a further 2 years, delivering potential revenues of up to £20M TRAC has a strong relationship with Chevron and have been supporting their assets over the past 13 years. A combination of experience, safety record and service delivery that achieve cost savings through innovative solutions has led to this award. Gregg Hector (Chevron Integrity Lead) said: The successful award of this contract follows a rigorous tender process in which Chevron clearly set out our expectations and deliverables. Danny Hawthorn (Managing Director) said: “A combination of experience, safety record and service delivery that achieve costs savings through innovative solutions has led to this award.  We’re delighted to secure this contract as Chevron has been an important customer to us for many years now. This has been achieved through the ongoing hard work and effort of our staff and our strong working relations with Chevron, and we very much look forward to continuing to support Chevron in their North Sea operations.  This award keeps us on track with our growth plans both here in the UK and in our overseas operations in Australia and Brazil and is great news during a period where the industry as a whole is experiencing very challenging times”. TRAC is a leading provider of rope access inspection, repair and maintenance services to the Oil & Gas industry with extensive experience of working across a range of offshore and onshore assets worldwide.

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