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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 planned.

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 oes@ice.org.uk.

Some parts of this site are now only available to individual members and representatives of the corporate members. If you wish to access  the reports of meetings, presentations and other industry information provided, why not join the society and continue to enjoy these and other benefits of the OES.

Associated Societies

The ICE has a knowledge page containing the profile and the activities of the all the associated Societies within the ICE. 

This can found on the ICE website at http://www.ice.org.uk/topics/Associated-Societies

Subscriptions

Individual and corporate memberships run from January to December so please do not forget to renew your subs promptly.

 

Individual membership is just £20.00 per year. Corporate membership fees vary based on the company size.

To apply, download and complete the appropriate membership application form.

 

Individual membership form

Corporate membership form

 

OES AGM

 

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 contact oes@ice.org.uk , or any committee member.

Call for Papers

 

Call for Abstracts for Engineering in Chalk Conference

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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 Themes:

  • Case histories of construction and engineering in Chalk
  • Earthworks in Chalk
  • Foundations and piling in Chalk
  • Future engineering issues in Chalk
  • Geological hazards in Chalk
  • Offshore engineering in Chalk
  • Site investigation/characterization in Chalk
  • Testing – in situ and laboratory in Chalk
  • Tunnelling in Chalk
  • Water and the environment

 The closing date for abstract submission is 30 April 2017.

 

Events

 

Navigating a Changing Climate Conference

 

- Moving Towards low carbon and resilient waterborne transport infrastructure,

 

 27 - 28 March 2017, Brussels, Belgium

 

Further information is contained within the flyer.

 

Click here for the flyer

 

REGISTRATION IS VIA CLICKING ON THE “REGISTER NOW” BOX ON THE FLYER.

 

EARLY BIRD RATE IS UNTIL 21 FEB.

 

There have been three radio broadcasts on Radio 4  on Oil: A Crude History of Britain in 3 Episodes

 

Click on the links below

 Episode 1

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b068tvkw

 Episode 2

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b069r81h

 Episode 3

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b06bnbpv#play

 

Conferences and Seminars

Offshore Site Investigation & Geotechnics Committee 8th International Conference "Smarter Solutions for Future Offshore Developments"

12-14 September, 2017
London

Including: ISSMGE 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:

www.sutconnects.com for information and booking details

Associated organisations

   

OES members are eligible for the discounted rate

 

Publications

 

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:   

http://www.sut.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/OSIG-Guidance-Notes-2014_web.pdf

www.seadiscovery.com

Sea Discovery website provides online edition of The Marine Technology Reporter, providing underwater technology and ocean information.

 

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.

 

 

The 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.

Some of the articles have relevance to the offshore industry.

 

 

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