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New Guidance on Offshore Wind Farm Cable Burial

March 2, 2015

New guidance has been published by the Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) to give the offshore wind industry a unified, systematic approach to the risk management of cable burial. The Cable Burial Risk Assessment (CBRA) Guidance offers a standardised, repeatable and qualitative method to improve risk management of subsea cables for offshore wind farms,… Continue Reading »

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DEEP SEA DIVING: FACTS ABOUT THE COMMERCIAL DIVING CAREER

March 2, 2015

Deep sea diving or commercial diving is a type of career chosen by only people with the guts to do it and also people who loves adventure. Deep sea diving is basically a career that involves man made underwater equipment. Basically, commercial divers work on dams, underwater pipeline systems, ships, offshore oil rigs, and on search and recovery projects, such as… Continue Reading »

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Atmospheric Water Generation Offers Untapped Water Source

March 2, 2015

The amount of water vapor in the world’s atmosphere – with estimates ranging to as much as 90 trillion cubic meters of water – represents a significant untapped water source for industries such as oil and gas. Ambient Water Corp., formerly AWG International, has been demonstrating in Houston its atmospheric water generation technology for potential… Continue Reading »

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CGG to Cut More as Loss Widens

March 1, 2015

French seismic contractor CGG announced additional cost reduction plans and further downsizing of its fleet as it falls victim to deterioration in market conditions. In the fourth quarter 2014 (Q4 2014), CGG generated revenues of $ 906 million, down 5 percent year-on-year and up 31% sequentially. Full year revenue was $3.095 billion, down 18 percent, compared… Continue Reading »

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DNS, ZWS, Jee Begin Mattress Decommissioning Research

March 1, 2015

Decom North Sea (DNS) has announced a partnership with Zero Waste Scotland (ZWS) and subsea engineering and training firm, Jee Ltd, which will investigate efficient solutions for the recovery of concrete subsea mattresses and re-use, thereby contributing to the circular economy. The project involves engaging with operators and suppliers across the oil and gas industry, with… Continue Reading »

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Chesapeake Profit Falls Short; Company To Slash Spending

March 1, 2015

Chesapeake Energy Corp on Wednesday said it would slash its 2015 spending and rig count in response to low crude oil prices that also pushed its fourth-quarter profit below Wall Street expectations. Shares of Chesapeake fell more than 11 percent, hurt by the earnings miss and a disappointing production outlook, analysts said. Crude prices have… Continue Reading »

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Tocardo Sets Up Three Turbines in Afsluitdijk

March 1, 2015

Tocardo Tidal Turbines has installed three of its T1 tidal turbines in the Dutch ‘Afsluitdijk’, a 32 km long primary sea defence. The three turbines are the first to be installed closely together in an array. Dutch Tidal Testing Centre, a long-standing partner of Tocardo, will manage the project. All electricity produced will be fed… Continue Reading »

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Launch of Commercial Diving Courses & Opening Ceremony of First Commercial Diver Training Centre

March 1, 2015

KBA Training Centre is the First Accredited Training Provider for Inland/Inshore Commercial Diving Training that complies with the National Diving Standards in Singapore.   In Singapore, diving standards vary across the board, where some divers have completed offshore diving training programs overseas while others holding only sport or recreational diver training and certifications. This has… Continue Reading »

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Top Oil Drillers Face Years Of Pain, Get A Grip On Cost

March 1, 2015

The world’s biggest offshore drillers reported plunging earnings and orders on Thursday but managed to get a grip on costs to improve their chances of riding out a sectoral crisis that could last several more years. Transocean made a net loss in the fourth quarter while rival Seadrill’s bottom line nearly halved as both wrote… Continue Reading »

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Subsea Cable Defect at Anholt OWF

March 1, 2015

An error has been reported in the submarine cable connecting the DONG Energy-operated 400MW Anholt offshore wind farm to the grid on land. The citizens on Anholt lost power for 31 minutes, until the island’s emergency supply was up and running. According to Energinet.dk,  It is still too early to say what the cause of the… Continue Reading »

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