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Turkmenistan Eyes $3B Investment In Its Caspian Oil, Gas In 2015

May 22, 2015

Turkmenistan, which owns the world’s fourth-largest natural gas reserves, expects foreign companies to invest more than $3 billion in projects on its part of the Caspian Sea shelf this year, a Turkmen government official said on Wednesday. This figure compares with the more than $2.5 billion invested in the Turkmen sector of the sea in… Continue Reading »

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Minesto Gets Welsh Govt Funding for Deep Green

May 22, 2015

Marine energy company Minesto has been awarded a 13 million Euros investment from the European Regional Development Fund through the Welsh Government. The funding is part of the commercial roll out, including the establishment of Minesto UK Headquarters in North Wales and commissioning of the first commercial Deep Green power plant. The EU funds will support… Continue Reading »

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Oklahoma Set to Overturn Local Drilling Controls as Backlash Brews

May 21, 2015

Facing a backlash over the side effects of its oil and gas boom, Oklahoma is poised to overturn an 80-year-old statute that allows cities and towns to ban drilling operations within their borders. The legislation, now being finalised, would help insulate energy companies from local movements that have grown in response to the rapid expansion… Continue Reading »

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Siem Offshore Slumps to Loss

May 21, 2015

Siem Offshore has seen its profits sink into the red for the first quarter 2015 on currency exchange losses. The Oslo-listed company recorded net loss of $25.5 million compared to net profit of $17.7 million in the year-earlier period. The net loss attributable to shareholders was $25.6 million. Namely, Siem booked currency exchange losses of $36.1 million… Continue Reading »

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Statoil Classifies Gudrun Leak as ‘Serious’

May 21, 2015

Statoil ASA announced Wednesday that a condensate leak which occurred on the Gudrun platform recently was “of the highest degree of seriousness”. The classification was made by Statoil’s corporate investigation team following reports of noise and vibrations on the Gudrun site in the North Sea Feb. 18. A 0.07 inch crack extending approximately 90 percent… Continue Reading »

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UK Wind Farms Construction Could Impact Harbour Seals

May 21, 2015

Offshore wind turbine installation could damage the hearing of UK harbour seals, University of St. Andrews researchers said. The team of scientists used GPS data loggers on 24 harbour seals during the installation of offshore wind turbines in the Wash in 2012. The data loggers collected information on the seals’ locations and their diving behaviour…. Continue Reading »

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Damen Multi Cat for Green Marine’s Wave and Tidal Ops

May 21, 2015

Green Marine Energy Support Services, based in Orkney, recently took delivery of a Damen Multi Cat 2712 workboat for its offshore wave and tidal activities. The vessel’s first job was laying the moorings for and towing Green Marine’s heavy-lifting barge and the removal of the HS1000 tidal turbine for Andritz Hydro Hammerfest. With a length… Continue Reading »

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Diver Medic Technician Training and Certification

May 21, 2015

Why a DMT Training Program? Commercial, professional and scientific divers often find themselves at work in medical and geographic isolation. Medical evacuation of injured divers can be complicated by long distances and large bodies of water. This process may be further complicated by access difficulties, such as no runway and limited helicopter landing capabilities. Further,… Continue Reading »

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Gazprom Neft Reveals Production Increase in Q1 Results

May 21, 2015

Gazprom Neft announced Tuesday a 15.8 percent year on year increase in hydrocarbon production volumes. The news came as part of the company’s financial results for Q1 2015, which also revealed that lower global prices for crude and oil products resulted in a 1.3 percent reduction in sales. However, net profit attributable to Gazprom Neft’s… Continue Reading »

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Crew Saved After Fishing Boat Sinks Off Isles of Scilly

May 21, 2015

Five fishermen have been rescued from a life raft overnight after the fishing vessel Kairos sank 75 miles west of the Isles of Scilly. UK Coastguard received two distress calls just after 23:45 yesterday (May 18, 2015) including an EPRIB from the Kairos that gave a GPS location for the vessel. Falmouth Coastguard coordinated the… Continue Reading »

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