History

Present

  1. 2016

    qedi relocated it's headquarters in Aberdeen, UK, to a new, cost efficient, building. Annan House is the new home supporting the global headquarters as it positions itself for the future.

    The year that...the Rio 2016 games took place which were the first summer games that took place in winter.

  2. 2015

    Demand for qedi’s world leading commissioning and completions services and GoTechnology® software in the Middle East has lead to the opening of a new office location. New opportunities have been identified in the conventional oil & gas, petrochemical and infrastructure industry in the region and therefore qedi is commited to strengthen the Middle East network.

    The year that...The United Nations has declared to be the International Year of Light and the International Year of Soils. The Year of Light commemorates the centenary of Einstein's formulation of the Theory of General Relativity which predicted that light is deflected by gravity.

  3. 2012

    BP issue a re-negotiated Master Services Agreement for GoCompletions® support and related services for another 5 Years in 2012. Two mining projects in Canada and a further mining project in Australia awarded. Petrofac awards a contract for a CMS for a TLP conversion in Gdansk and BP Norge awards qedi a first contract for Decommissioning software for use on Valhall.

    The year that...Queen Elizabeth II marked 60 years on the throne.

  4. 2011

    February 2011 – qedi was acquired by AMEC Group (now known as Amec Foster Wheeler) as their Completions and Commissioning specialist arm. The turnover of qedi at sale is £38m and the number of employees is 113. In the same year qedi opens new offices in Brisbane, to support Oil, Gas and Mining operations in Australia and in Calgary, to support Oil Sands and Mining Operations in Canada. Major wins this year include BP Quad 204 FPSO and Clair Ridge projects and ConocoPhillips Jasmine.

    The year that...The final instalment of the Harry Potter movie series, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part II is the highest earning film in the UK.

  5. 2010

    qedi completes the major R&D investment programme in 2010 and the first edition of GoTechnology® tools are released based on single-entry data, SQL Technology and a web platform. BP choose GoCompletions® as the system of choice for their Block 31 Angola development and qedi win their first project in Australia with QGC on their Curtis development project in Queensland.

    The year that...Apple launches the iPad.

  6. 2009

    BP Valhall redevelopment project chooses GoCompletions® as the Completions Management System for the project in 2009 and the system is adapted for use with NORSOK Certification. Valhall chooses qedi for the provision of Completions and Commissioning personnel.

    The year that...UKs worst winter for 20 years caused transport chaos with road, air and rail traffic all badly affected and hundreds of schools being closed.

  7. 2008

    qedi wins a tender in 2008 for the provision of a corporate Completions Management System, based on Inspection and Test Records, for global use by Shell. A contract is also issued for the provision of Completions and Commissioning resources.

    The year that...Barack Obama is elected the first black President of the United States.

  8. 2006

    In 2006 the GoTechnology® concept is web-enabled, allowing applications to be centralised on servers and locked down for increased security. A suite of products is proposed for use in the management of Commissioning in addition to the existing tools for Completions.

    The year that...Russian cosmonaut hit a golf ball in space for an estimated 2.2 billion yard drive, during a space walk.

  9. 2005

    The first use of the new Greenfield tool on the BP Greater Plutonio FPSO, Angola. qedi chosen by AgipKCO for the provision of a Completions Management System for their Kashagan development in Kazakhstan. In the same year, qedi opens an office in Atyrau, Kazakhstan, to support North Caspian operations. BP awards a Master Service Agreement to qedi for the Guidance on Certification process as ‘Best Practice’ for UKCS operations.

    The year that...Sudoku, YouTube, MySpace, Facebook opened up for High School students in September 2005.

  10. 2004

    The success of the GoC® and Completions Management tools in the Brownfield arena prompts the decision to create a new Greenfield version for new builds and to extend the business into Commissioning Management tools and services.

    The year that...Astronomers confirmed the discovery of the most distant object ever identified in our solar system, a planetoid names Sedna. It is the largest object discovered since Pluto in 1930.

  11. 2002

    qedi offices opened in Houston, Texas for supporting BP operations in the Gulf of Mexico and Port Harcourt, Nigeria for supporting West African operations.

    The year that...The Euro becomes the official currency of 12 of the European Union's Members.

  12. Early 2000s

    The prototype Guidance on Certification (GoC®) software developed, tested and put into use on the first projects in the UK and internationally. BP UKCS, Phillips China and Shell Curlew FPSO.

    The year that...Personal home computers break the 1 gigahertz barrier.

  13. 1990s

    In the early 1990s, qedi expanded the existing HSEQ Consultancy to include for the provision of Technical Personnel for HSE Management, Design Safety and QA/QC. The first Software tools were created for Hazards Management and Consequential Analysis.

    The year that...In 1990 South African freedom fighter and political leader Nelson Mandela is released from prison after being kept behind bars for 27 years due to his tireless work to end apartheid.

  14. 1987-1990

    qedi commenced trading in 1987 as a specialised Consultancy providing professional services to the HSEQ arena that included Facilities Management, HAZOP, SIMOP, Safety Case Studies, Safety Critical Equipment identification, Hazards Management, QRA and Consequential Analysis.

    The year that...Clive Sinclair launches the Z88 Portable Computer weighing under 2 LBS.

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