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Meetings held in 2012

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12th December 2012

Aberdeen Film Night


Presented by Matthew Maddox - Chairman EOS region.


Tuesday 4th December 2012

London 13th Annual Film Night

Dr Ray Hobbs

1. BritSats – Fabrication The Britannia Satellites Phase 1 Development involved the simultaneous development of the Callanish and Brodgar fields through subsea tie-backs to a new platform bridge-linked to the existing Britannia platform. This first of three films covers the fabrication of the Bridge Linked Platform (BLP)

2. BritSats – Installation.  This second film covers the transportation and offshore installation of the BLP jacket, deck and bridge

3. BritSats – Subsea.  The final film in the trilogy follows the subsea tie-backs from the new wells to the BLP

4. Seven Borealis - Conversion and construction of Subsea Seven’s new pipelay and heavy lift vessel

5. Removal of DP2 jacket by means of buoyancy tanks.  Novel technique for removal of Frigg DP2 platform

6. Castor Storage facility – project description. Gas storage project offshore Spain

7. Ormonde construction.  Construction and installation of the Ormonde windfarm

8. London Array.  The largest windfarm to date


 8th November 2012 London


Susan Gordon - Fugro GEOS Ltd – Structural Monitoring Division

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10th October 2012 -Aberdeen





Presented by

James Harker - Project Manager, Wood Group Mustang



3rd October 2012 -London

On Capacity of Cylindrical Shaped Grouted Connections with Shear Keys

Dr Inge Lotsberg, Vice President, Det Norske Veritas (DNV)


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18th Sept 2012 -London


Tim Eyles, Managing Director, 2H Offshore


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6th June 2012 -London

Aspects of Offshore Wind Turbine Foundation Design and Instrumentation During Foundation Installation

Norwegian Geotechnical Institute

co-sponsored with the BGA


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29th May 2012 -London

Development of Wave and Tidal Energy and the Benefits of Risk Based Certification

Claudio Bittencourt and  Benson Waldron

Det Norske Veritas


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2nd May 2012 -London

North Sea Fixed Platforms: from a materials perspective.

Alan Denney


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4th April 2012 -London


SPS an Innovation in Repair and Conversion

for the Offshore Industry

 Rob Duffin -Intelligent Engineering, Director, SPS Overlay


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22nd March 2012 -London and 12th September 2012 -Aberdeen

Pipeline Bundles,  Design & Installation


Willie Watt Subsea7


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14th March 2012 -Aberdeen

Structural Integrity Monitoring


Ray McGlynn - Business Development Manager Fugro Structural Monitoring


7th March 2012 -London


A New Monohull Heavy Lift Vessel – Oleg Strashnov


Wim van der Velde - Seaway Heavy Lift


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8th February 2012 -London


Single Lift Decommissioning and Hutton TLP Re-use update


 Richard Austin, Global Maritime


11th January 2012 -London


FPSOs an Insurance Perspective


Clive Whitcroft, Senior Adjuster- Charles Taylor Adjusting.


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11th January 2012 -Aberdeen


Subsea Conductor Design


Emily Eadington Technical Manager, 2H Offshore Engineering Ltd