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Erik Milito Becomes NOIA President

Erik Milito

Veteran energy industry association executive Erik Milito has been named the new president of the National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) and will take the helm of the offshore energy association effective November 1, 2019. Milito has extensive experience in implementing strategic outreach and public relations platforms for high-profile issues on behalf of the energy industry. He is a seasoned spokesperson

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UTEC Appoints New Director of Middle East and Caspian Operations

UTEC, a global survey company in subsea services group Acteon, has appointed Nadir Rahmatullah as the commercial and strategy director of its Middle East and Caspian operations. Rahmatullah was most recently managing director of UTEC StarNet, a specialist division of UTEC providing survey, inspection and data management services to the oil and gas, telecommunication, renewables, civil engineering and nuclear sectors.

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China’s Arctic Ambitions: Q&A with Sherri Goodman

Arctic icebergs

  The Arctic has traditionally been a region where cooperation has been common between nations. Its significance on the world’s geopolitical map is changing, however, as global warming leads to increased ice melt, thus reducing barriers to maritime navigation. Less ice means more shipping traffic and better access to resources, most notably, oil and gas. China, despite not having any

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Integrating Renewable and Traditional Energy

The DNV GL-led joint industry project WIN WIN (WINd powered Water INjection) has completed its first phase and determined that wind power could be used to power offshore water injection. The project is moving into the second phase, which includes refining and testing the electrical systems and investigating possibilities for broader applications.  The project has four partners: DNV GL, Exxon Mobil,

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Robots to Help Study Rig Impact on Marine Life

A project, led by the National Oceanography Centre, has been launched to develop a guide for using ocean robots to assess the impact of decommissioned oil structures on marine life. Decommissioned oil structures can provide a habitat for marine life in a similar way to a reef, or lead to negative consequences such as marine pollution. The environmental impact of piles of

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