OUR GREAT MINDS

Marine & Offshore Featured Stories:

    • Is ergonomics on helicopters a priority?

      by Tina Olivero

      The results of a ground-breaking project into the body sizes of UK offshore workers on board various helicopter crafts has been recognised with an award for outstanding contribution to ergonomics. The three-month study was a joint project by Robert Gordon University (RGU) and Step Change in Safety, in response to a mandate from the Civil […]

    • Aasta Hansteen: The first of its kind and the largest in the world!

      by Tina Olivero

      When Statoil began developing a field based on the gas discoveries Luva, Haklang and Snefrid, the field was called Luva. It was a revolutionary field on the Norwegian continental shelf—300 km from shore, in 1300 metres of water, with strong winds, strong currents and sub-zero temperatures on the seabed. Perhaps it was just these tough weather […]

    • Decommissioning consortium with unique approach

      by Tina Olivero

      Collaborative Oil Players A collaborative supply chain approach to global decommissioning is launched, offering an end-to-end solution from industry leaders, to reduce the decommissioning burden, risk and cost for operators. The new global decommissioning consortium, which includes Lloyd’s Register (LR), WorleyParsons, and Ardent, brings together 350 years of collective experience to reduce the interfaces, costs […]

    • 4 Minutes: That’s all the time you have to rescue a worker in a confined space!

      by Tina Olivero

      ENVIROMED EnviroMed’s CEO, Lee Parmiter, of St. John’s, Newfoundland, is excited about technology and where it’s taking the world of safety for industrial type companies. He says, “Things are advancing so fast that we now have entirely new standards for keeping our people safe with exponential advances in tracking and monitoring, gas detection and confined […]

    • The Greatest Brands In Industry Entrust The OGM With Their Message

      by Tina Olivero

      With 26 years of global experience, The OGM is pleased to profile their portfolio of world class clients. Clients who come from every corner of the planet with one goal in mind – develop business in their industry.  From operators, major contractors, suppliers and the support base, The OGM has found a home for people […]

    • EnviroMed G7 Changes The Game of Safety

      by Tina Olivero

      Technology is expanding at exponential rates and has the capacity to make things happen faster and easier. In the world of safety that could never be more true, as new state-of-the-art solutions are emerging for industries around the globe. Tracking and Responding Technology has allowed our workplaces, remote locations and hazardous environments to be much […]

    • NOIA AWARDS: Bill Fanning and Stephen Edwards

      by Tina Olivero

      Outstanding Contribution Award Bill Fanning, Kvaerner Canada The NOIA Outstanding Contribution Award recognized exemplary individuals who have influenced the development of our local oil and gas industry and who have demonstrated qualities of vision, integrity and leadership through their work and lives. Noia awarded this honour to Bill Fanning, president and country manager for Kvaerner Canada. […]

    • OFFSHORE NEWFOUNDLAND: JOINT REGULATION IS KEY

      by Tina Olivero

      With environmental legislative changes expected to be taken over by the federal government, NOIA (Newfoundland Oil Industries Association) is calling on the federal government to ensure safety and environmental considerations remain under the governing authority of the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board (C-NLOPB).  Has history been considered? C-NLOPBstands for Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board and […]

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