London opening marks successful year for Theon

Aberdeen based engineering consultancy Theon Limited has marked a successful first year in business with the opening of a new office in London, a year ahead of schedule. Steve Rowbottom, Managing Director at Theon, said: “We have had an extremely successful year of trading and the new office in Chiswick Park will play a vital role in our continuing growth …

The Challenges of Ensuring Optimum Efficiency

Matthew Guite, Director of Subsea, Pipelines and Risers with newly-formed engineering consultants – Theon Limited – underlines the level to which the offshore industry can openly confront and alter its approach to subsea pipeline and flow line design. Pipeline engineering is commonly seen as fulfilling the role of “stitching things together”, however within this specialism there are a host of …

Offshore Asset integrity – Lessons learned from the aviation industry

Brian Mercer, Director of Project Management at new UK engineering consultancy, Theon Limited, and Director of Industry Technology Facilitator, believes the global offshore industry can make strides in terms of improving its offshore asset integrity. Bringing knowledge from his aviation background, Brian, formerly a Royal Air Force Wing Commander engineer, believes an increasing focus on predictive and preventative maintenance alongside …

Age an Asset at New Aberdeen Consultancy

A new oil and gas consultancy has been set up in Aberdeen with a mission to challenge the existing engineering design mind-set and make sure projects are always fit-for-purpose. Theon Ltd opened its doors in Westhill eight months ago and already has an impressive client list including AMEC, BG Group, TAQA, Fabricom Offshore Services, EnQuest, Kellogg Brown & Root Limited, …

How to stand out from the crowd

Setting up a new business, particularly an engineering consultancy in Aberdeen, where the market is crowded and resources sparse, is challenging. Steve Rowbottom set up Westhill-based Theon Limited with Zulfiqar Hussain eight months ago and has seen exceptional growth to date. Here he explains how to stand out from the crowd. Raising finance and recruiting staff are the biggest challenges …