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New diving regulations come into force early 2016
11th December 2015

At the moment, candidates looking to take part in the HSE (Health and Safety Executive) or ADAS (Australian Diver Accreditation Scheme) closed bell diving courses need to have a minimum of 50 logged dives...
Wim van der Zande, CEO of Xodus Group
11th December 2015

Managed through its vibration specialists in the UK and the UAE, the projects involve identifying and reducing vibration in global oil and gas assets, a significant challenge for oil and gas operators that...
11th December 2015

Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Company is a major producer of oil and gas from the offshore areas of Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates. This large UAE oil company operates multiple barge-type offshore...
Pressure wave from explosion in offshore module
11th December 2015

Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) software is used for this purpose, but improvements are needed to help solve complex safety and design challenges in oil and gas offshore engineering.  DNV GL is...
The 9th International Petroleum Technology Conference (IPTC)
11th December 2015

The event, which is the largest multi-society, multi-disciplinary oil and gas event in the Eastern hemisphere, drew speakers from the highest echelons of government, operators, service providers, advisory...
Ben van Beurden, CEO, Royal Dutch Shell
8th December 2015

“Climate change is a global challenge: we’ll all face the consequences of failing to tackle it,” van Beurden said. “Some parts of the Middle East, for example, could become hotter...
DNV has launched a new standard
8th December 2015

DNVGL-ST-0358 will contribute in documenting and securing safe operational performance of offshore gangway solutions and contribute to predictability and transparency within the industry. Offshore...
Amplus Energy Services's VPU
8th December 2015

Amplus Energy Services, which is headquartered in the city’s Grandholm area, has struck a deal with Technip in the UK to work together to contribute to the development of untapped oil reserves.With...
EM&I team for Ghana
8th December 2015

“This is a significant project for one of our most important clients who chose EM&I because of our technical and high quality offering and our ability to gather an international team of in-house...
wəllSim Interact
8th December 2015

wellSim Interact represents the ultimate training/engineering system to provide high-fidelity feedback from the well, responding in real time on interactive user input.  This gives drilling- and well...


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