Fraserburgh-born James joins growing oil service

Well done!: James is one of six employees at the base of ThinJacks in Westhill, Aberdeen.
Well done!: James is one of six employees at the base of ThinJacks in Westhill, Aberdeen.

Growing Aberdeenshire-based oil service ThinJack has announced the addition of a new member of staff to its team.

James Guthrie from Fraserburgh has joined the company in the role of Mechanical Technician and is based at ThinJack’s Westhill headquarters near Aberdeen.

James is experienced in hydraulic system assembly, testing and commissioning for the offshore energy and fishing industries.

Commenting on his appointment James Guthrie said: “ThinJack is currently experiencing growth throughout the UK and international markets and I am delighted to have joined the company at such a busy and exciting time.”

ThinJack director Guy Bromby added: “James is an experienced and enthusiastic technician who has received positive customer feedback in his first two months with the company. We are getting busier all the time and he is a key member of our team in an important role.”

ThinJack is a millimetric thin steel envelope which can be inflated with 2500 bar of hydraulic pressure to exert hundreds of tonnes of force making it the ideal separating and jacking solution in hazardous, difficult or restricted areas.

The bespoke service is primarily used for the rigless separation of seized well flanges.

The company is headed by Guy Bromby and Alastair MacDonald and is based at Arnhall Business Park, Westhill.

ThinJack currently employs six people at Westhill with additional trained field technicians in Australia, Al Khobar in Saudi Arabia, Texas and Louisiana.