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Offshore fire safety – new hazards and challenges in an ageing infrastructure 11 March, 2014 Offshore oil and gas fire safety has improved considerably since the days of the Piper Alpha disaster. However, fire safety faces new challenges today, such as an ageing infrastructure,... > read more

BP’s global recruitment director discusses the offshore oil and gas skills outlook 04 February, 2014 The offshore oil and gas industry has a well-known skills shortage, but what other issues are currently facing industry recruiters right now and where in the world are skills in particularly...

Roundtable: which offshore oil & gas skills will be in demand for 2014? 30 January, 2014 As oil prices remain high and offshore oil and gas activities continue to grow, what does the international skills pool look like? Has industry made progress in plugging the much-discussed...

A glimpse into the life of an oil and gas recruiter 29 January, 2014 Like any job tenacity and perseverance go a long way, but what else does it take to become a specialist oil and gas recruiter? Experienced recruiter for Petroplan, Mathew Branch, explains...

Women in oil and gas: addressing the gender imbalance 07 November, 2013 With women making up just four percent of the total UK oil and gas workforce, attracting engineers from the female talent pool is a complex goal fraught with challenges. However, various...

Depth of knowledge: educating a new generation of subsea engineers 19 September, 2013 An acute shortage of 10,000 ultra-deep water specialists has prompted the University of Houston to establish the first ever US graduate programme in subsea engineering. Julian Turner talks...

Offshore Technology Focus: Issue 10 29 August, 2013 In this issue we investigate the boom in helicopter leasing for personnel transfers, ask Statoil about its exploration strategy for new prospects found offshore Newfoundland, profile one of...

OPITO's Larraine Boorman on the biggest shake-up in UK oil and gas history 05 August, 2013 Oil and gas skills body OPITO is leading the first fully comprehensive national oil and gas skills survey in partnership with key stakeholders. Julian Turner talks to managing director...

Roundtable: how to plug the offshore industry's skills gap 25 June, 2013 As investment in the UK North Sea hits record levels, companies fear an industry skills shortage could be the biggest barrier to future growth. Heidi Vella spoke to a panel of HR directors...

Offshore Technology Focus: Issue 6 28 February, 2013 In this issue we look at new immersive training techniques for offshore security, Myanmar’s controversial offshore oil and gas industry and the UN Law of the Sea...

Amec's Keith Neish: oil and gas must fight for new talent 28 November, 2012 Award-winning British engineer Keith Neish talks to Ozge Ibrahim about his passion for work and the skills necessary for success, but warns that young talent must be cultivated to ensure the...

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