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OPITO Names Asian Pacific VP

Mar 08, 2019

OPITO, a global, not-for-profit skills body for the energy industry, has appointed Hart Victor in the role of vice president of strategy for the Asia Pacific region.Victor had previously spent more than a decade with National Oilwell Varco (NOV)…

Scandinavian Cooperation on Offshore Wind Expanded

Jan 17, 2019

The Technical University of Denmark (DTU), the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) and the research institute SINTEF  have signed an agreement to work together on renewable energy, including a new joint research center on offshore wind…

Transformation in Maritime Industry Training

Dec 12, 2018

The 2019 Maritime Insights Database (MarTID) survey has just been launched. This annual survey and the resulting annual reports (available freely at www.MarTID.org) provide critical data on maritime training practices and trends useful to every segment of the maritime industry…

MarTID 2019: The Global Survey of Maritime Training Practices is Open

Nov 25, 2018

The second annual global Maritime Training Insights Database (MarTID) survey examines the impact of the autonomy trend in maritime operations on the training of future ‘seafarers,’ and as of November 26, 2018, the survey is officially ‘open’ for a period of approximately six weeks…

TechnipFMC to Expands in Saudi Arabia

Nov 20, 2018

UK-based energy industry company in TechnipFMC has broken ground on its new state-of-the-art manufacturing, aftermarket and training facility in Dhahran in the eastern region of Saudi Arabia.The 52,500-square-meter facility greatly expands TechnipFMC’s…

Mintra Group Acquires Atlas Knowledge

Nov 09, 2018

The HR, competence and training specialist Mintra Group said it has acquired Aberdeen headquartered learning technology services firm Atlas Knowledge.The move will bring both Aberdeen operations together to offer learning and competency systems and services to customers in the oil and gas…

3T Energy Group Buys Offshore Training Firm Survivex

Nov 02, 2018

Technology and training organization 3T Energy Group has acquired Aberdeen-based Survivex, an offshore oil and gas training specialist.Global technology and training organisation said in a press release that it has become the UK’s largest energy sector training provider after acquiring Survivex…

Baker Hughes is Exploring Advanced Manufacturing with AFRC

Oct 10, 2018

The University of Strathclyde’s Advanced Forming Research Center (AFRC) and Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE), have joined forces to explore how some of the latest advanced manufacturing tools and processes can drive more efficient, smarter…

Gazprom, OMV Sign a Memorandum on Strategic Cooperation

Oct 05, 2018

The Russian gas giant of Gazprom and the Austrian OMV company signed a Memorandum on Strategic Cooperation.The document, signed by Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, and Rainer Seele, Chairman of the Executive Board of OMV…

CNOOC Becomes China’s First OPITO Approved Safety Trainer

Sep 24, 2018

The largest producer of offshore crude oil and natural gas in China, the China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC), has become the country’s first organization certified to train workers to OPITO safety standards.Its safety training facility…

Wild Well Announces Onsite Training

Sep 24, 2018

Well control and engineering services firm Wild Well Control, Inc., a Superior Energy Services company, announced that it will offer well control training to drilling rig crews onsite with its rigsite well control Crew Training Unit.Wild Well…

The Digital Oilfield: New Research Leads the Way

Sep 14, 2018

The Oil & Gas Innovation Center (OGIC) is supporting three new research projects centered on how digitalization can improve efficiency and provide cost savings to the oil and gas industry.Three companies have teamed up with Robert Gordon University’s…

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