The corona virus has major consequences for several parts of the business community, including a large increase in the use of home office and video conferencing.
Due to the outbreak of the Corona virus in China travel restrictions have been introduced for all personnel travelling from high risk areas.
We want to make you aware that our last change to increase security with turning on two-factor authentication on your Omega account for Office365 had some unpredicted consequences.
In connection with the outbreak of the corona virus, the scheduled Advantage team events for March, April and May are cancelled.
One of Omega's newest employees is actually a trained doctor but is now working as a system developer at Omega's new department in Stjørdal.
Our Norwegian cabins and holiday houses on Hovden, Vågslid, Hafjell, Marvik and Bømlo are now opening for a new season.
Omega’s subsidiary company in Lithuania Omega Technology UAB is one of the earliest adopters of the highly anticipated Omega 365 Issue Tracker.
Omega has a tradition of giving a Christmas donation to charity and this year is no different. This year the Christmas donation from Omega is 400.000 NOK to Doctors Without Borders.
Liam Heywood, from Newcastle, England left home to study in the United States. Now he is working at Omega in Ølen, and it was not that unlikely a turn of events.
This week Omega’s newest system upgrade, Omega 365 will be launched. The system ensures better flow and functions for Omega’s operational tools.
Copenhagen municipality has a large focus on combating social dumping. They have now implemented Omega’s cloud-based system, HMSREG, to ensure better control on construction sites.
In October, the giant oil field Johan Sverdrup went on stream, two months ahead of schedule. Friday November 1st partners and suppliers, including Omega, will celebrate the opening together with Equinor.
The nordic contractor company implements the information system HMSREG on their projects in Norway.
This summer eleven summer interns are working in Omega’s systems department at HQ in Ølensvåg. Here they get to try their hand on different tasks related to the project support tool, Pims 365.
Omega was voted company of the year on the local business conference, NæringsGIV, in Etne and Vindafjord where the company's headquarters are located. Omega was awarded the NæringsGIV prize for a successful turnaround during the oil crisis and success the past years.
Omega is always looking to add skilled and solution-oriented developers. Get to know a selection of our newest employees in Omega’s systems department. We continue to work to find the best solutions, and we therefore need more employees with the varied backgrounds as our newest employees have. They dare to think new and innovative.
Jean-Francois Caron is employed as general manager at Omega’s branch office in France.
From 23 April to 21 June, you can register the days you cycle or walk to or from work and when you have registered ten days or more, you will start to receive Advantage points.
Omega is developing a project portfolio reporting system for OMV, which will provide a better overview and control over different projects. The development project, CaPDat, also gives new employees in Omega exciting challenges.
Kathrine Steen Andersen is employed as project manager for HMSREG. She brings with her valuable experience from the client perspective as previous manager of implementation of the HMSREG system in Oslo municipality.
Take a look at the interview with Vice President for Enterprise systems in Omega Prosject Solutions, Shane Butt at the AACE symposium in Boston in 2018.
Omega consultant and HSEQ Manager in DEA’s Dvalin Development Project, Jan Leskovsky, has been at the forefront of a HSE campaign that has reduced the amount of falling objects in the development of the gas field, Dvalin.
Johan Bengtsson is fascinated by the pharma industry, which he thinks will grow big in the future. He dreams of working in large international projects when his time as consultant in Copenhagen is over.
Rogaland County Council wishes to combat work-related crime and takes Omega’s IT system HMSREG in use.
Omega’s subsidiary company, Omega Subsea, has experienced an increase in delivery of offshore personnel in 2017 and 2018. Now the company is preparing for expanding the deliveries within onshore subsea personnel. .
Omega's IT center is holding a recruiting event with speed interviews on November 7 at Omega’s offices in Stavanger.
Omega’s new module for 3D viewing buildings is now launched and has been taken in use by clients such as Statsbygg via the project management tool, Pims365.
Kjetil Hantveit compares consultant life to that of a paratrooper and is excited by new challenges. He is now on assignment as Modification Manager at Technology Center Mongstad.
Our Norwegian cabins and holiday houses in Sirdalen, Hemsedal, and Hovden are now opening for a new season.
The new name came into effect on Monday September 3 and Omega Design will continue their business under the new name and Omega profile.
Arild Håland (66) emphasizes that the will and ability to adapt to change is important in order to succeed in any job. His own experience is that he thrives with busy work days in his current position as Quality Manager on several projects for Sporveien AS.
For those who become concerned that a colleague is struggling with substance abuse or a gambling addiction, it can be very difficult to know how to help. “Our employees should know that Omega, as an Akan company, can provide advice and counseling in these difficult situations,” says Kjersti Reiersen, our Akan contact.
By the end of June, Omega had an all-time high of employees across the concern. In total 1140 employees are now on assignment for Omega’s companies in Norway and abroad. The biggest increase in employees has been with Omega’s subsea company.
Omega-consultant Erik Westerlund (50) is passionate about the HSE field and emphasizes that having conversations with employees in their everyday setting is crucial for a good working environment.
Omega’s HMSREG system will now be implemented on projects at Skanska, Veidekke and in several sub companies in AF Gruppen. Now, the three leading contractor companies in Norway will work with Omega to optimize the system for use by contractors.
The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will soon be in effect for the EU and the EEA countries, and will bring with it an increased focus on the individuals' rights. «It is positive that companies now get to do a general clean up on storing and usage of personal data.»
Lidiia Obolonska (32) likes it best when she has control over numbers and projects. She gets the same feeling when she masters a new trick as a figure skater.
Omega-veteran and consultant, Richard Adams (47) finds inspiration from working with projects, whether they are construction projects at home or larger national or international projects for clients.
Geir Ivar Seime (44) focuses on creating value in the projects that he works on. That has always been the most important aspect, whether he has worked for Statoil, Shell or in the position that he now has as Security Manager for projects in FMC/Dupont Nutrition & Health.
Omega consultant, Elizabeth Pettersen is ready for this year's Cycle to work campaign which starts April 23 and continues to June 22. Since she started on assignment for a client in Stavanger city center six years ago, she has biked to work whenever possible.
You can now register for the Cycle to Work campaign 2018! Register the days you cycle or walk to work and earn Advantage points for your efforts.
Omega’s 2017 results show a profitable growth for the Omega Group. Long-term investments and new technology have given results in the oil and construction sectors.
Department Manager in Ølensvåg, Ståle Håheim has close to 20 years’ experience with delivering personnel and software from Omega. He can clearly see the synergies across Omega’s main services.
In February last year, Statsbygg started taking in use Omega's system for systematic completion on two large pilot projects; Prosjekt Nytt Nasjonalmuseum (PNN) and Campus Aas. The system is now implemented on the projects and new system areas are adapted to the construction sector with Pims365.
Omega-subsidiary, Omega Byggservice is proud of their carpentry apprentices. Since 2010, they have all passed their examinations, and four of of six have received the highest grade, which is higher than the national average.
In November, Norwegian contracting company, Risa started the construction of the largest windmill park in Northern Norway, the Kvitfjell windmill park in Tromsø. With them on the job they have consultants from Omega.
«Every» company is now digitizing, but for many of them it is difficult to know where to start. «They need more than just knowledge about digitization, they also need someone who can incorporate the process with business improvements and value creation.»
Last year Omega Subsea sent 40 consultants on assignment, at the same time this year the number is 90. Targeted work to ensure agreements and entering into new agreements in 2016 and 2017 has ensured the activity Omega Subsea is now experiencing.
Omega's project management tool, Pims, will be utilized for completion and risk management on Bane NOR projects in 2018.
Blameworthy conditions in the work place should always be notified, and Omega's policy for whistleblowing will ensure proper proceedings and follow-up
Statsbygg has entered into a contract with Omega AS. The IT system, HMSREG, will strengthen their work to ensure a more serious construction sector.
Omega's Branch Office in Bergen is now experiencing increased activity within the oil and gas sector.
Hurricane Harvey left massive destructions in the US, and among the affected places are Houston where Omega has a branch office. Omega is now donating $15 500 to the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund after running a fundraiser for employees for the past two weeks.
Omega has been ranked as the second largest software company in Norway again, according to Norwegian Finance Magazine, Kapital, on their list of the hundred biggest organizations in the country.
The cabins and holiday houses in Sirdalen, Hemsedal, Hovden, and on Bømlo now opening for a new season.
Join Omega in showing your support to those who were affected by Hurricane Harvey. Omega is starting a fundraiser and is donating a start contribution of $10 000 to the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund.
Based on 25 years’ experience from system development of project management systems, Omega takes a new step into the IT industry. Now, Omega is building its own center of IT expertise.
The frame agreement takes effect on 1 September. Omega will deliver IT resources for needs not already covered by existing agreements.
Sykehusbygg and Veidekke are testing new tools in the struggle for a more serious construction industry
On behalf of Sykehusbygg HF, Veidekke Entreprenør is well underway with the construction of a new psychiatry building for Helse Nord-Trøndelag, Levanger Hospital. Sykehusbygg and Veidekke will in this project try out a new tool to ensure good follow-up of all suppliers in the project.
The construction work started at Omega's headquarters in Ølensvåg in February. The three-storey building is set to be completed by Christmas. Take a look at the building process.
Omega has entered into agreements with Maersk Oil North Sea UK Ltd for the delivery of specialists and systems for hookup and commissioning on the platforms for the Culzean project. Omega will contribute expertise within preparation, planning and commissioning of the hookup phase.
Omega has increased its number of employees with more than 120 during the past months. This week, we reached the 1000 employee milestone again. After some challenging years, things are looking brighter for the activity within the consultant and software business.
Omega was not affected by the recent international cyber attack, WannaCry, due to preventative measures that were put in place for IT security. Department Manager for Omega’s IT and Infrastructure Department, Jan Christian Brataas, encourages users to take simple, precautionary measures to protect their machine from potential future attacks.
Omega’s HMSREG system can become an important tool for assuring seriousness in the construction sector, says Skanska, AF Gruppen and Veidekke. All three companies are now testing the system for use on their construction projects in Norway.
You can now register for the Cycle to Work campaign 2017! Register the days you cycle or walk to work and earn Advantage points for your efforts.
OMV Norway has started to plan for the Wisting field, in the Barents Sea, which may host the company’s first development project as an operator on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. Omega’s Pims Software has already been utilized as a project management system in the planning phase, in order to ensure preparedness for the wider project.
Omega as will deliver consultancy services to Wintershall’s projects in Norway after a prolonged frame agreement.
In a few weeks, construction work will start at Omega headquarters in Ølensvåg, where a new, three-storey building will be erected in time for Christmas.
In February, Oslo Municipality held a seminar where they presented their new digital tool delivered by Omega to combat work-related crime and social dumping. Read about how the tool is already showing results.
Omega takes a new step into the public sector and is awarded a frame agreement with Sykehusbygg. The project management tool, Pims, is now being adapted to use on building projects in the healthcare sector across the country.
As Omega enters the construction sector, the construction sector is looking into digitization. During 2017, Statsbygg will utilize digital tools from Omega on two of their largest construction projects.
Statsbygg are using a new digital tool for systematic completion. This will make the everyday work of entrepreneurs and Construction Managers easier.
IT Architects from Omega are assessing healthcare systems to strengthen the services within welfare technology. The company recently signed a contract with Haugaland Vekst IKS.
Omega AS and Pims Completion Management System (CMS) on print in Sikkerhetsmagasinet 2 2016. Read about how the software reduces project costs and increases efficiency for follow-up of nonconformities on Jernbaneverkets' railway project, The Follo Line project.
Omega will provide consultancy services to Aker BP ASA’s projects, for the next three years.
Omega Areal signed several, new frame agreements and hired four new employees this fall; the biggest contract was signed with AF Group that won the contract for the building of the new home-care facility in Etne.
Omega has been ranked as the second largest software company in Norway, according to Norwegian Finance Magazine, Kapital, and its list of the hundred biggest organizations in the country.
The alliance will provide consultancy services within technical and project-management disciplines for the next three years.
Omega has offered its services to the public sector and is now developing a system to prevent work-related crime and social dumping for Oslo municipality.
Omega will provide consultant services to Technip Norge AS for the next two years.
Omega’s Norwegian Pims User Conference will take place in Stavanger, Norway, this fall.
Omega will deliver personnel to the Karmøy Pilot – Hydro’s full scale pilot facility for energy and climate efficient aluminum production. The investments on the Karmøy pilot is one of the largest investments in onshore projects outside the oil and gas sector in a decade.
Omega IT Architects will assist Haugaland Kraft in developing the company's new IT strategy. Haugaland Kraft has been through, and is undergoing, big changes. The new IT strategy will help to draw attention to everything that must be done by specifying objectives and presenting a plan to achieve them.
Midsummer celebration is a lovely traditional norwegian celebration with bonfires, games, and socializing. Today, bonfires will be burned across the country, especially along the coast.
Omega is advancing into new market segments and has won contracts with leading companies in the Norwegian energy industry. We are now looking to strengthen our depth of competency within the Subsurface area.
June, and the final month of our Cycle to Work campaign, is upon us! The campaign continues until 24 June. Also in regard to activity campaigns, safety always comes first at Omega and we therefore want to remind you of a few simple HSE tips to keep in mind as you travel by bike or car.
Omega has been awarded an extended frame agreement with Apply Sørco and will supply engineering services to all disciplines within engineering and project support.
The Teambuilding trip to Kautokeino became a great experience and a memory for life with sami temperament, culture, traditions and nature experiences.
Omega has been awarded a frame agreement with Sporveien Oslo AS, and will deliver consultancy services the next two years.
Omega has signed a frame agreement with technology giant, Siemens AS, and will deliver consultancy services to Siemens' projects across sectors including oil and gas, wind power and construction.
The alliance will provide consultancy services within technical and project-management disciplines for the next four years.
Read about Omega in Grannar, the local newspaper for the Etne and Vindafjord region. The article focuses on how Omega has prepared for a downturn in the market, and the strategy for future development.
Lundin has awarded Omega a new consultancy services frame agreement.
Read the article in the Norwegian newspaper, Finansavisen, about Omega and the strategy the company is utilizing in order to survive the stagnant oil market. The article appeared in the newspaper, Monday 21.03.16.
Omega IT Consultants (Omega ITC) are taking further steps into a new segment of the market. They newly signed frame agreements with The Norwegian State Housing Bank and BKK.
Jernbaneverket (The Norwegian National Rail Authority) has extended its existing frame agreement with Omega; this extension will bring with it new assignments for Omega consultants on all of Jernbaneverket’s infrastructure projects in Norway.
Omega Areal will be providing engineering services in maintenance and construction of new schools, sports- , health care- , and municipal facilities in Suldal.
Your body is built for varied movements, see how much you can do in 30 minutes.
Knowing what to do at the site of an accident before the first responders arrive may be crucial for the outcome of the situation. What do you do if you are the first person to arrive at the site where a car crash occurred?
Through Omega's e-learning portal on Connect, all employees have the opportunity to undertake courses in basic industrial HSE and receive Advantage points for their efforts.