OES News and Views
This page publishes news and profiles of relevant events and happenings within the offshore industry. Topics
such as new technology, information on new developments or even an open forum on offshore related matters are
Companies are welcome to issue any press statements and members are encouraged to air their views on current
matters relating to offshore engineering or to give feed back on recent meetings and talks. Please email
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The AGM was
held on the 1st March 2017 - Minutes presented at the AGM will be
published in due course.
We are always keen to co-opt any member onto the committee to help us
promote the Society. if you would like to be considered please
, or any committee member.
Call for Abstracts for Engineering in Chalk Conference
Engineering in Chalk is a major two-day international
conference organized by the British Geotechnical Association
(BGA) with support from the Engineering Group of the
Geological Society (EGGS), and will be held on 17th and 18th
September 2018 at Imperial College in London.
The Organizing Committee of the conference is pleased to
invite submissions of abstracts for papers and posters.
Submission is via the conference website https://www.chalk2018.org/abstract-submission ,
which includes instructions for authors and a MS Word
template for abstracts.
Abstracts should be submitted under the following Technical
- Case histories of
construction and engineering in Chalk
- Earthworks in
- Foundations and
piling in Chalk
engineering issues in Chalk
hazards in Chalk
engineering in Chalk
investigation/characterization in Chalk
- Testing – in situ
and laboratory in Chalk
- Tunnelling in
- Water and the
The closing date for abstract submission is 30 April 2017.
have been three radio broadcasts on Radio 4 on Oil:
A Crude History of Britain in 3 Episodes
Click on the links below
Offshore Site Investigation & Geotechnics
Committee 8th International Conference "Smarter
Solutions for Future Offshore Developments"
12-14 September, 2017
4th Bramlette McClelland Lecture
Special Issue of EAGE Near Surface Geophysics Journal
Conference Dinner at the Natural History Museum
The SUT’s Offshore Site Investigation and Geotechnics (OSIG)
committee is pleased to announce that its 8th International conference,
‘Smarter Solutions for Future Offshore Developments’, will take place on
12th to 14th September 2017 at the historic Royal Geographical Society
in South Kensington, London.
Registrations are now being taken - contact:
information and booking details
OES members are eligible for the discounted rate
here for the
New from SUT
A subcommittee of the SUT Offshore Site
Investigation and Geotechnics group has published this important
document, which may be of interest to our members and can be downloaded
without restriction for free:
Sea Discovery website provides online edition of The
Marine Technology Reporter, providing underwater technology and ocean
Hydrate Newsletter link.
US Department of Energy methane hydrate research's
articles, including a look at Japan's hydrate R&D program's Phase 2
offshore production test activities.
Energy Institute website -
www.energyinst.org/information-centre provides downloads
of some free publications and read abstracts of articles in the two
journals - Energy World and Petroleum Review.
the articles have relevance to the offshore industry.