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Our editorial board comprises a specialist group of leading industry figures who, in conjunction with the offshore technology editorial team, identify the main drivers of the industry helping to produce regular, thought provoking opinion pieces on the latest issues, challenges and developments.

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Understanding risk: taking cues as corruption and scandal overtake Petrobas
28 May, 2015 | by Heidi Vella
The Petrobras Brazil corruption scandal is one of the biggest to come out of the oil and gas industry to date. Toby Duthie, co-founder of Forensic Risk Alliance, a forensic accounting and...
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Offshore Technology Focus: Issue 31 22 May, 2015 In the latest issue of Offshore Technology Focus we find out what it takes to secure funding for projects, explore the Nigerian offshore industry, learn more about new age activism and much...

Inside the world’s most advanced oil spill simulator with Aptomar 20 May, 2015 by Gary Peters Late last year, Aptomar, together with Transas, announced the creation of the world’s most advanced oil spill combating simulator centre at the North Cape Maritime Training Centre in...

Fighting for finance in a low oil price environment 15 May, 2015 by Chris Lo The oil price crash is putting billions in offshore oil investments at risk, and the finance environment for new projects is tougher than ever. Infield Systems transaction services manager Dr...

Icahn-oclast: The eco-activist investors taking big oil to task on climate change 11 May, 2015 by Adam Leach Combining the fiercely effective tricks and tools of activist investors such as Carl Icahn with the ethical motives of environmental campaign groups, a new breed of investor is seeking to...

A day in the life of an offshore medic 05 May, 2015 by Adam Leach One minute you're kicking back and watching a DVD, the next you're rushing across the platform to manage multiple casualties and tend to broken legs and chests. On the clock 24/7 as the...

April's top stories: Loyal field drilling begins, Eni production at Cinguvu field 05 May, 2015 by Shalini M P Nair Drilling has started on the Loyal field in the North Sea as part of a seven-year campaign in the west of Shetlan, and Eni has started production at the Cinguvu oil field in the West Hub...

The future of Norway: the world’s largest oil fund highlights climate change concern 27 April, 2015 by Adam Leach Having used its oil riches to accumulate the world's largest sovereign wealth fund of $860 billion, Norway is in a better position than most countries to deal with turbulent times in the...

Offshore Technology Focus: Issue 30 24 April, 2015 In the latest issue of Offshore Technology Focus we find out what the future holds for Norway’s oil industry, explore the Eastern Gulf of Mexico, profile the decreased interest in the Arctic...

Maintaining investment in innovation key to plugging offshore skills gap 20 April, 2015 by Heidi Vella BP and Shell have announced jobs cuts due to price pressures despite the oil and gas industry operating in a skills gap. Should companies instead be taking the long-term view and be investing...

A history of the digital oil field 16 April, 2015 by Heidi Vella The digital oil field may seem a recent concept, but the adoption of digital technologies in the offshore oil industry dates back to before the 1980s....

Subsea Communications: WFS Technologies explain subsea wireless 13 April, 2015 by Heidi Vella Subsea communication specialist WFS Technologies is currently working on a project to integrate its Seatooth technology on a fleet of Fugro ROVs from the factory. WFS sales manager Ian...

March's top stories: Statoil gas discovery Tanzania, Harkand's DSV service deal 07 April, 2015 by Shalini M P Nair Statoil made a new gas discovery at the Mdalasini-1 exploration well off the Tanzanian coast, and Harkand won a contract to provide diving support vessel (DSV) services to Maersk Oil North...

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