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JOIDES Resolution Begins Ocean Expedition Off Australia

August 3, 2015

JOIDES Resolution research vessel is preparing to take a group of international scientists on a two-month ocean expedition up the coast of Western Australia to drill deep into the seabed, on a mission to gain valuable insight into climate future. The $20 million International Ocean Discovery Program (IODP) Indonesian Throughflow Expedition 356, officially launched in… Continue Reading »

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Dives involving water flow among most hazardous, says expert

August 3, 2015

Diving at a tidal plant ‘one of the most hazardous types of diving you can do’ Steve Donovan was at home in the Ottawa Valley reading about theLuke Seabrook’s untimely diving death in Nova Scotia and it moved him to speak out. Donovan started professional diving in 1971 with the Canadian Navy as a combat… Continue Reading »

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Survey: OPEC Oil Output Hits New High In Market Share Push

August 3, 2015

OPEC oil output reached the highest monthly level in recent history in July, a Reuters survey found on Friday, as Saudi Arabia and other key members show no sign of wavering in their focus on defending market share instead of prices. The latest boost from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries adds to excess… Continue Reading »

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Scientists Study Coastal Upwelling Offshore Peru

August 3, 2015

The coastal upwelling of cold and nutrient-rich waters off Peru and Ecuador is significant not only for the regional fishing industry, but also for the global carbon cycle and thus for the Earth’s climate. As part of the Kiel Collaborative Research Centre 754, scientists of the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel examined how… Continue Reading »

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Spain’s Repsol Says to Maintain Capex Thanks to Talisman

August 2, 2015

Spain’s Repsol said on Thursday it would maintain exploration capex at around $4.5 billion this year and next thanks to the addition of Talisman, contrasting with other peers that have cut costs in a backdrop of lower oil prices. The Spanish oil firm also said capex excluding recently-acquired Talisman would have been down 27 percent… Continue Reading »

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NOAA Invites Public to Join Pacific MPAs Expedition

August 2, 2015

NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer will begin two months of dives using unmanned remotely operated vehicles, or ROVs, to explore marine protected areas in the central Pacific Ocean. Starting on Aug. 1, anyone with an internet connection can virtually explore the deep sea with scientists and researchers from their computer or mobile device. The ship and… Continue Reading »

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Oil & Gas UK Launches New Guidelines on Planned Maintenance Shutdowns

August 2, 2015

Oil & Gas UK launched new guidelines Thursday, in an attempt to minimize the frequency and duration of planned maintenance shutdowns and improve the reliability and safety of installations on the UK Continental Shelf. The Guidance for the Efficient Execution of Planned Maintenance Shutdowns offers directions for all types of planned shutdowns including corrective, breakdown… Continue Reading »

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Stonehenge Protean WEC Enters Wet Testing Phase

August 2, 2015

Stonehenge Metals Limited announces that the fully assembled workshop testing of the core energy conversion system components of the Protean™ Wave Energy Converter (WEC) has now been concluded. The Protean™ WEC technology program has now advanced to the ocean based or “wet” testing phase. Stonehenge MD, Bruce Lane said: “The successful conclusion of the workshop testing of the single proof… Continue Reading »

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Why are Underwater Welders so Pessimistic? Top 3 Reasons.

August 2, 2015

Word of advice: Don’t ask a question to an underwater welder without doing your homework. You’ll get slammed. Big time. They’re not subtle about it. I’ve talked with a lot of underwater welders on the phone and on the internet. You guys have the most incredible stories on earth – I’m a firm believer in that. That’s why… Continue Reading »

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Wood Group Nets Browse Subsea Flowline FEED Contract

August 2, 2015

Wood Group has secured a new contract to carry out front-end engineering and design (FEED) for the Woodside operated proposed Browse Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) Development, offshore Western Australia. Wood Group Kenny (WGK) will perform all design engineering for the insulated production flowline system required for the asset’s offshore gas-condensate fields – Brecknock, Calliance… Continue Reading »

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