Prime Four most recently welcomed TAQA to the park, joining DeepOcean, Ineos, Addleshaw and Goddard, Kingswells Dental Practice, Lloyds Register, Anderson & Brown, Equinor, OneSubsea, Maersk, Village Hotel Club, Starbucks, Harbour Energy, KingsWellies Nursery, FRESH Cafe, CNOOC, Apache and Transocean, cementing the park’s growing reputation as an International-class working environment for the energy and services industries.
DeepOcean is a technology-driven, independent solution provider in the ocean space. With headquarters is Oslo and operational bases in Europe, Africa, USA and Mexico we have been supporting our clients worldwide since 1999. We offer companies within oil and gas, offshore renewables, deep sea mineral and other non-energy niches a full range of services from surveys, engineering, project management and installation to maintenance and recycling. Our global team of experts is at the forefront of remote and unmanned operations and digitally-enabled services. Supported by an extensive tool and technology pool, they drive cost-efficient, safe and sustainable operations. DeepOcean has a GO GREEN attitude, continuously looking to make our customers’ operations more sustainable, through reducing both carbon footprint and costs. A world-leading ocean services provider, DeepOcean enables the energy transition and sustainable use of ocean resources.
Listed on the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX), TAQA is an international energy and water company operating in 11 countries across four continents
TAQA’s operations in Europe are based in the United Kingdom and the Netherlands and focus on the full cycle of oil and gas operations, from exploration and production through to decommissioning, as well as gas storage and energy innovations. In the UK TAQA operates eight platforms, which produce from several fields spread across the northern North Sea and the central North Sea. TAQA is also the operator of the Brent System Pipeline which transports oil from some 14 northern North Sea fields to the Sullom Voe Terminal in Shetland, of which it also has a 24% non-operated interest. TAQA continues to ensure a relentless focus on ensuring excellence across all areas of late-life operational management. This includes safely and efficiently maximising economic recovery and life extension; driving operational excellence; effectively managing integrity, while at the same time taking ownership of and planning for decommissioning. For more information please visit www.eu.taqa.com
Addleshaw Goddard is a premium international business law firm offering an exceptional breadth of services for corporate clients. Their Aberdeen office based in Anderson Anderson Brown’s Kingshill View site serves a range of corporate clients in Aberdeen doing business around the world. The firm prides itself in expertise in the energy sector and can provide corporate, banking, commercial, technology, employment, and data protection services.
INEOS FPS is part of the wider INEOS group, a global manufacturer of petrochemicals, speciality chemicals and oil products. The Forties Pipeline System (FPS) is a 100% INEOS-owned integrated oil and gas liquid transportation and processing system with a nominal capacity of over six hundred thousand barrels per day serving the central area of the North Sea in both the UK and Norway. We currently transport between 30-40% of the UK’s oil.
The business, based in Aberdeen and Grangemouth has been securely delivering for customers since 1975 and we plan to continue that proud history safely, reliably and competitively to 2040+.
Kingswells Dental Practice
Kingswells Dental Practice provide dental service to both NHS and private patients. Located on the surround of the Fourcourt, the hub of Prime Four, the practice offer a full range of dental services such as Fillings, Crowns, Bridges, Veneers, Inlays, Extractions, Implants, Dentures, Root canal treatments, Fissure sealants, Aesthetics, Teeth Straightening (Invisalign) and Whitening.
At FRESH we believe in serving delicious, freshly prepared food. We source only the best local ingredients, taste tested by our expert, award winning chefs before being made into delicious meals for our customers. Our use of seasonal ingredients means our menu changes with the seasons, so we can consistently bring you new taste experiences.
Located at at Prime Four since 2014, FRESH offers:
Eat in – our trademark freshly prepared meals, served in our café
Grab & go – the same high quality of food, packaged to go for when you’re in a hurry
FRESH Coffee – using our own special blend to make the perfect coffee. Choose from our wide range of lattes, cappuccinos, flavoured coffees and specialty teas to sit in or take away. You can even grab your own bag of FRESH coffee beans to enjoy at home
Delivered services – whenever and wherever you need it! You can pre-order for meetings, training days, we will deliver directly to you for any corporate event.
FRESH is open 7am – 3.30pm Monday to Friday. To keep up to date with what’s on the menu at FRESH visit us on Facebook.
The Maersk Group is a worldwide conglomerate and operates in some 130 countries with a workforce of over 89,000 employees. In addition to owning one of the world’s largest shipping companies, Maersk is involved in a wide range of activities in the shipping, logistics, and the oil and gas industries. As one of the most important global hubs for the oil and gas industry, Aberdeen needs and deserves access to the finest specialised training available. At Prime Four, just west of the city, and conveniently only 15 minutes from the airport and heliport, the Maersk Training Centre is equipped with simulators designed to our demanding specifications. These complex and realistic tools provide innovative and immersive learning in drilling, well control, crane, emergency management and to these we build in human factor courses.
KingsWellies Nursery offers private day-care and pre-school education on a part- or full-time basis for around 120 children from 0-5 years old. The nursery is located conveniently beside the Village Hotel. KingsWellies offers an award-winning learning environment in a unique purpose-built countryside location. Open Monday to Friday from 7.30am-6pm, the nursery is staffed by dedicated and specialist professionals who support the children’s learning, and physical and emotional wellbeing. www.kingswellies.com
Lloyd’s Register (LR) is a global engineering, technical and business services organisation wholly owned by the Lloyd’s Register Foundation, a UK charity dedicated to research and education in science and engineering. Founded in 1760 as a marine classification society, LR now operates across many industry sectors, with over 9,000 employees in 78 countries. LR has a long-standing reputation for integrity, impartiality and technical excellence. Our compliance, risk and technical consultancy services give clients confidence that their assets and businesses are safe, sustainable and dependable. Through our global technology centres and research network, LR is at the forefront of understanding the application of new science and technology to future-proof our clients’ businesses.
“Our new office provides an effective, modern and collaborative working environment, benefiting both employees and our clients. This is an investment for the future and a clear demonstration of LR’s long-term commitment to the energy industry in Aberdeen.”
Alasdair Buchanan, LR Group Energy Director
AAB is a tech-enabled, business critical services group helping businesses through every phase of the lifecycle from start-up to exit and can take care of all elements of financial planning along the way. AAB has a global portfolio of SME and large corporate clients working across a range of key sectors: energy, food & drink, construction & property, public sector, industrial and business services. The team at AAB are all passionate, bold, straight-talking and genuinely care about the clients they work with and want them to succeed.
“Our office at Prime Four has provided us with a fantastic opportunity to further engage with our people, our clients and our community. It has also given us a world-class building to support our firm’s future development in Aberdeen and across the UK as well as internationally.
Our people have all benefitted from the collaborative work space we have and this approach in turn benefits our clients. Since moving here we have hosted over 100 events, introducing new people to the park as well as inviting staff from other Prime Four offices to come and meet our team so that we can all learn from each other.
There is a real sense of community throughout the park, and Prime Four delivers a number of programmes ranging from blood donation days and fitness classes, to bike checks and car washing, it’s a great environment. There are lots of opportunities for our people to get involved which makes Prime Four a great place to be.”
Graeme Allan, Managing Partner, Anderson Anderson & Brown LLP
OneSubsea is owned by oil and gas industry giant Schlumberger and offers 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. Schlumberger brings a deep understanding of the reservoir, and industry-leading well completions, subsea processing and integration platform. Through the integration of these strengths, OneSubsea offers best-in-class subsea solutions for its customers. www.onesubsea.com
We’re Equinor, an international energy company with a proud history. Formerly Statoil, we are 20,000 committed colleagues developing oil, gas, wind and solar energy in more than 30 countries worldwide. We’re the largest operator in Norway, among the world’s largest offshore operators, and a growing force in renewables. Driven by our Nordic urge to explore beyond the horizon, and our dedication to safety, equality and sustainability, we’re building a global business on our values and the energy needs of the future. The Mariner Field is part of Equinor’s broad range of activities in the UK. We also operate offshore wind farms, including Hywind Scotland, which provide power to around 650,000 homes and we supply around 20% of the UK’s natural gas.
Transocean Drilling UK Ltd
Transcocean Drilling UK Ltd is the UK subsidiary of Transocean, the world’s largest offshore drilling contractor and leading provider of drilling management services worldwide. The company employs 18,000 people worldwide across six continents and has origins dating back to 1924. Transocean will be moving over 400 staff into their office and training centre complex. www.deepwater.com
Apache North Sea Ltd
Apache North Sea UK Limited is a subsidiary of Apache Corporation an energy company with assets in the USA, UK and Egypt, focused on meeting the global dual challenge of producing the energy that is fundamental to human progress, while also reducing emissions. Apache entered the North Sea in 2003 after acquiring an approximate 97% working interest in the Forties Field. Since acquiring Forties, Apache has actively invested in the North Sea with the acquisition of additional assets from Mobil North Sea Limited, namely the Beryl Field and has established an inventory of drilling prospects through its successful exploration programmes. Apache also has a non-operated interest in both the Maclure and Nelson Field. www.apacorp.com
CNOOC Ltd is an upstream oil and gas company responsibly developing energy resources in some of the world’s most significant basins, including the UK North Sea, offshore West Africa, Canada and the United States. CNOOC Ltd has three principal businesses: conventional oil and gas, oil sands and shale gas / oil. www.intl.cnoocltd.com
Village Hotel Club
Open since December 2014, the hotel boasts 148 bedrooms, business and conferencing facilities, a Starbucks coffee outlet, restaurants, bars and a luxury health spa and leisure club, complete with a 25m swimming pool and gym. www.village-hotels.co.uk/hotels/aberdeen
Harbour Energy is the largest London-listed independent oil and gas company. The company has a leading position in the UK as well as interests in Indonesia, Vietnam, Mexico and Norway.
Across their diversified portfolio of interests, they employ around 1,700 people and produce c. 200,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day.Their state-of-the-art 70,000 sq ft office is home for their UK North Sea operations teams.This building, which was the first in Phase 2 at Prime Four, is surrounded by the social hub and amenities plaza called the Fourcourt. www.harbourenergy.com
To give you an idea of the design philosophy you can expect from Prime Four, visit our gallery and see what we’ve done so far. The UK headquarters constructed for Equinor, Lloyds Register, Anderson Anderson & Brown, CNOOC, Transocean, Apache, Premier Oil, OneSubsea, Maersk and Village Hotel Club are testament to the Prime Four vision.
The designs are ultra-high spec. The principal materials are granite and glass, in keeping with Aberdeen’s heritage but also the reflect the modernity required in a business park of this nature. The remaining buildings in future Phases will follow a similar theme, but with scope for architectural flair and a palette of complementary ‘best-in-class’ building materials. Most importantly, occupiers have the added benefit of influencing the design to suit their specific needs.