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  • 6 June 2012

    Operations all over the world challenge Imtech Marine to employ specific qualities in projects from different company branches and from different regions for optimal results. Managing director Eric van den Adel sees the need to invest in high level education in emerging industries. “Today, we have 89 sites around the world from which we service […]

  • 1 March 2010
    Research & Development, Technology

    A Warwickshire engineering company is going head to head with a Japanese firm to design and build a cheaper way of testing offshore wind…   [mappress] Source: birminghampost, February 26, 2010;

  • 27 July 2015

    OPITO has called for nominations for its sixth OPITO Safety and Competency Awards (2015), for employers and training providers working to achieve the OPITO safety standards in the oil and gas industry. The accolades will be presented at the OPITO Safety and Competency Conference (OSCC) held at the Dusit Thani Hotel, Abu Dhabi November 3, 2015. […]

  • 13 August 2010

    Seadrill and Odfjell are competing for a Petrobras deal. Petrobras is considering offers for the drilling capacity at the Papa Terra field offshore Brazil, which were delivered this week. Aban Offshore has already bagged a five year deal for Aban Abraham, but many companies are competing for a similar deal, says Upstream according to TDN […]

  • 27 April 2007

    China Team will not be competing today against +39 Challenge. Pierre Mas and his team have announced that after detecting structural problems in the area between the keel and the deck, the team need to revise the true extent of the damage.

  • 27 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has developed an electronic document that enables freelance or agency professionals to demonstrate their experience and competence. The IMCA freelance e-portfolio, made available initially for offshore survey roles in April 2018, provides competence assurance to contractors and their clients. Similar material for ROV personnel is being prepared for release […]

  • 29 September 2015

    OPITO on Tuesday revealed the shortlist of finalists for its Annual Global Oil and Gas Workforce Safety Awards. According to OPITO, the contenders for the Employer of the Year title are INSTEP/PETRONAS in Malaysia, OSRL in the UK and McDermott in Dubai, while Megamas Brunei, Petrofac Training Services and PT Samson Tiara in Indonesia have made […]

  • 1 May 2015

    The huge gas resource base in North America offers significant potential for LNG exports, but currently it is the US, not Canada, that is building an LNG export industry, according to Wood Mackenzie’s latest analysis.

  • 30 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) will hold a ceremony to celebrate the completion of the harbor deepening on Thursday, September 1. Various dignitaries, Congressional representatives and elected officials will gather with leaders from the Corps and the port authority to mark the completion of […]

  • 26 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Employers and training providers working to achieve the highest safety standards in the oil and gas industry are being invited to submit their nominations for the fifth annual OPITO Safety and Competency Awards 2014. The accolades will be presented at the OPITO Safety and Competency Conference (OSCC) held at the Fairmont Bab Al Bahr Hotel, […]

  • 29 January 2019

    The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has developed a competence e-portfolio for contractors to assess the skills and experience of freelance personnel in a more standardized way.  The seminar, ‘Re-establishing the vital role of competence and training’ planned for February in Aberdeen, is designed to give delegates a good understanding of the advantages of IMCA’s competence e-portfolio, IMCA explained. Nick Hough, IMCA technical adviser, said: “Contractors need to clearly evidence their […]

  • 23 July 2018

    The EEZs of coastal countries, especially in the North Sea and Baltic Sea, are increasingly used for economic activities.

  • 14 October 2010

    The Cabinet Committee on Infrastructure (CCI) has approved the development of a “mega container terminal” at Chennai Port under a Public Private Partnership (PPP). The terminal will have a concession period of 30 years at an estimated cost of INR36.860 billion (US$332.5 million). The project is expected to boost exports and imports in the region […]

  • 10 July 2006

    The decision by Sinopec of China to pay US$1 billion for the right to explore for oil in deep water off Angola has shocked the West, which fears it could be left behind in a global scramble for resources. The rights to prospect for oil off the coast of the impoverished African country were selling […]

  • 3 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    A new report on competence and capacity in the rig industry shows that a lack of professional competence and rig experience from the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS) may pose a safety risk.

  • 13 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Oil and gas industry skills organisation OPITO has given approval to BP for its in-house competence management system (CMS). OPITO has said that BP has now become the latest major operator to achieve approval, after a series of independent audits carried out by OPITO. According to oil and gas industry skills body, the audits found the […]

  • 31 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    As of 1 January 2017, all seafarers on merchant ships must hold new STCW certificates because new STCW regulations take effect. Already now it is possible for Danish seafarers to be issued with the new certificate, which will be valid for 5 years. The new international provisions introduce stricter training requirements, for example as regards […]

  • 30 December 2016

    Lithuanian LNG cluster said that the LNG competence center in the seaport of Klaipeda opened its doors on December 28.

  • 12 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Atwood Oceanics, a Houston-based offshore drilling contractor, has been granted full accreditation of its Competence Assurance Program by the International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC). This accreditation follows a detailed audit by IADC of Atwood’s systems and processes for assessing employee skills and knowledge in key positions on offshore drilling rigs. Brenda Kelly, IADC Senior Director – […]

  • 12 July 2013

    Around 50 students from across Europe are to take part in the inaugural Society of Petroleum Engineers Europe Petro League, which is to be hosted by the Aberdeen Section during Offshore Europe. This competition is the first of its kind in Europe and will bring together those studying oil and gas related university courses to […]

  • 1 May 2015

    The huge gas resource base in North America offers significant potential for LNG exports, but currently it is the US, not Canada, that is building an LNG export industry, according to Wood Mackenzie’s latest analysis.

  • 14 August 2015

    International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) will stage a Competence and Training (C&T) Seminar in Aberdeen on Wednesday, September 2, 2015. The theme of the seminar, which is to take place at Marriott Hotel, is ‘Effective competence solutions’, and it is aimed at C&T representatives and their offshore personnel as well as oil company representatives and providers […]