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Subsea UK’s Online Learning Programme for New Subsea Engineers

July 3, 2015

Subsea UK has launched its new online learning programme to support the development of new engineers and technicians entering the subsea sector and to develop graduates to become the next generation of engineers to help the UK’s £9 billion subsea sector achieve its global potential. The Introduction to Subsea Engineering course can be completed in… Continue Reading »

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US Issues Potential Setback To Shell’s Arctic Drilling Plan

July 3, 2015

The Obama administration dealt a setback to Royal Dutch Shell’s Arctic oil exploration plans on Tuesday, saying established walrus and polar bear protections prevent the company from drilling with two rigs simultaneously at close range, as it had planned. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service issued Shell a permit which emphasized that under 2013 federal… Continue Reading »

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TAMRF Extends JOIDES Resolution Charter

July 3, 2015

Overseas Drilling and Texas A&M Research Foundation (TAMRF) have agreed the extension of TAMRF’s charter of the scientific research vessel ‘JOIDES Resolution’. According to Overseas Drilling’s parent company Siem Offshore, the extension is until September 30,2016 and TAMRF has further options to extend the charter until September 30, 2023 on an annual basis. The JOIDES… Continue Reading »

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Malaysian Student Pursues Dream of Working as a Mixed Gas Diver in Oil and Gas

July 3, 2015

Malaysian Fedrick Ukab Labong was attracted to the career of commercial diving as, with two-thirds of the world being covered by water, it is an endless sector to explore. Fedrick lives in Selangor, Malaysia, and before becoming a commercial diver he worked in land construction and as a SCUBA diving instructor, so had a good… Continue Reading »

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Divex Recognised for COBRA at Elevator Awards

July 3, 2015

As their new bailout rebreather COBRA nears availability, the team at Divex are recognised for their innovation at the annual Elevator Awards. COBRA (Compact Bailout Rebreathing Apparatus) is developed by the Divex design team in Aberdeen to respond to an urgent safety requirement in the world’s saturation diving industry. The system provides extended emergency breathing… Continue Reading »

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A 20 Week Diving Certification Course To Boost Your Career

July 3, 2015

Do underwater sports attract you? Then you must grab this chance of turning your passion into a career. If you are out of school and still wondering how can you excel in your career then you must join the Divers Academy International where you can learn underwater welding, commercial and scuba diving within a span… Continue Reading »

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Bankruptcy and More Layoffs Could Threaten Industry Even After Downturn

July 3, 2015

Just a few short years ago, the oil and gas industry was wringing its collective hands in angst over the profound shortage of workers needed to usher in the shale revolution. New college grads had all but abandoned the oil patch in favor of high tech; middle managers hadn’t returned to the profession after they… Continue Reading »

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Siem to Wrap Up Vessel Deal

July 3, 2015

Oslo-listed, Siem Offshore (SIOFF), informed that Daya Materials has received green light from its shareholders to implement the acquisition of offshore subsea construction vessel “Siem Daya 1″. Namely, in April this year, Siem Offshore agreed to sell Siem Daya 1 for USD 120 million. In addition, SIOFF is entitled to a 60/40 profit share in SIOFFs favour… Continue Reading »

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Shell Goes Ahead with Giant Gulf of Mexico Field After Cost Cuts

July 2, 2015

Royal Dutch Shell has given the green light for the development of its largest platform in the Gulf of Mexico after making steep cost cuts which made the deep water project economical despite low oil prices. The decision to pour billions of dollars into the Appomattox project comes as companies have scrapped around $200 billion… Continue Reading »

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Implenia Gets NSN Subsea Link Infrastructure Job

July 2, 2015

Statnett has commissioned Implenia to carry out infrastructure works for subsea electricity interconnector, the NSN Link. The NSN link, the world’s longest subsea interconnector, between UK and Norway, is scheduled to be completed by 2021. The 720 km-long subsea cable will run between Blyth in England and Kvilldal in Norway. Implenia’s contract, worth around CHF 23… Continue Reading »

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