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.
Having signed two new and exclusive frame agreements with Helse Fonna at the end of 2015, Omega Areal is set to deliver architectural and engineering services within building technology for the public healthcare provider.
Mobile phones, tablets and laptops that are set to charge through the night can quickly become fire hazards due to overheating.
In keeping with Omega tradition, our Christmas gift this year goes to those who really need it. For the second year in a row, the Omega team will contribute to helping women in the poor and embattled Congo.
Christmas is approaching and with it comes holiday excursions and festivities at home. Enjoy Christmas time, but also remember that it is a peak season for accidents, both at home and on the roads.
For most of us, Christmas without candles is unthinkable! It is common knowledge that you do not leave lit candles unattended, but it is also important to remember to follow some basic principles when you are at home.
Christmas lights are beautiful, however, with more and more lights, different uses and creative solutions, we encourage all of our employees to be extra cautious in the next few weeks.
Smoke detectors save lives. If there is a fire in your home, having a well-functioning smoke detector will give you more time to vacate the house.
Fall has arrived in Norway and, for Omega’s many employees in the Far North, the nights are getting darker and visibility on the roads is becoming more challenging.
Flekkerøya cabin, Bømlo cabin and Hemsedal cabin will all open for a new season Wednesday, November 11 at 22:00 CET.
One of today’s biggest time thieves are meetings, according to Norwegian business leaders. Teams and organizations are also complaining of wasted time and money due to unnecessarily long meetings. Teamnotes is Omega’s contribution to improve meetings.
Through our Advantage program, we are now offering a new Holiday House located at the Humber Valley Resort in Newfoundland, Canada. See more information about the new house here!
Did you know you have an extra "support" insurance in Omega? If an accident happens or you fall ill when traveling abroad, the Norwegian Church Abroad can help with areas that a regular insurance does not cover.
Omega has yet again secured a top spot in the Norwegian newspaper, Kapital’s, annual ranking of the largest national software companies.
For more than 20 years, Statoil has utilized Omega’s project management systems. The oil and gas company has now opted to expand their use of our document control system to all projects across Norway, as well as many international projects; this decision will result in thousands of new users for Pims.
Omega has been awarded a frame agreement with Talisman Energy Norge AS, and will deliver personnel to their projects. The agreement includes services within subsurface and drilling, engineering and project services, and administrative services.
In 2011 Swedish oil company Lundin was preparing for their largest development project on the Norwegian shelf. The Edvard Grieg project would require both solid systems and experienced personnel, and the relatively new operator needed expertise. They called Omega.
Omega’s office in Perth recently facilitated a discussion forum where users of the Omnicom system were invited to discuss their user experiences.
Several of Omega’s Pims modules have for years been utilized on Maersk Oil’s projects worldwide. The international conglomerate will now run ten Pims modules simultaneously, and will start to implement the software systems in their projects stretching across borders.
Our Florida Pines House has everything you need to enjoy a relaxing family vacation.
MarketMaker is the core administrative system for the Omega group and plays a key role in ensuring efficient operations; a project group has now formed to assess and enhance the system to better fit our business model and work processes.
Omega’s push toward new segments of the market has paid off; a newly signed frame agreement regarding the delivery of consultancy services to Helse Vest IKT and Nasjonal IKT is part strengthening the company’s new role as a supplier in the health care sector.
In April, Alistair McKee was employed in Omega Subsea with the aim of establishing a Subsea subsidiary in the UK. On Monday 1 June, he opened the doors to Omega Subsea UK in the Crichiebank Business Centre in Aberdeen, Scotland.
With Omega as its new majority shareholder and active owner, the Filter organization has expanded its services and moved to a new office location in Ølensvåg.
Omega Houston continues to grow. Over the past year, the number of consultants has more than doubled. Recently, Omega’s team in Houston reached 100 employees for the first time
For more than 10 years, Omega has had consultants on assignment for Subsea 7, via individual contracts. Omega’s cooperation with Subsea 7 will continue indefinitely following the signing of a new framework agreement.
Omega has been awarded a three-year frame agreement with Aibel for the provision of personnel.
IT consultants from Omega are ready to embark on assignments regarding Oslo's public transportation system; Omega IT Consultants was recently awarded a frame agreement with the administrative company, Ruter.
In Omega, the Cycle to Work campaign starts on Monday, April 27, and as she has in previous years, Sølvi Grindheim Stople is standing ready on the starting line.
You can now register for the Cycle to work campaign 2015! Register all the days you walk or cycle to work and earn Advantage points for your efforts.
HSEQ manager in Omega, Karina Hovden Stava ensures her colleagues travel safely to the mountains and send them off with windshield washer fluid as an Easter holiday greeting this year.