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Rob Nakama (Photo: Saltchuk)

Rob Nakama: From USCG to Foss Maritime

Coast Guardsman settling in as manager of Foss’s emergency response   Rob Nakama’s unique experience proved essential in Kuwait during Operation Iraqi Freedom, and on the ground stateside during Hurricane Katrina and the Deepwater Horizon disaster   Just two weeks after accepting the U.S. Coast Guard’s congratulations on a military career spanning almost three decades, Rob Nakama drove from Washington D.C. to Seattle to join Foss Maritime as the company’s Manager of Contingency Planning and Emergency Response.   “I’ve been in the military for

Photo: Peter Sanders and Clarke Shepherd have taken on the respective roles of technical manager and global business development director at Oil Plus.

Oil Plus Announces Senior Management Appointments

support Oil Plus in providing clients with advice on the design of efficient production facilities and cost-effective operations.   The company plans on increasing its operations in Saudi Arabia, Oman, UAE and India as well as strengthening its relationship with an existing strategic partner in Kuwait. This will be supported by opening a new regional laboratory over the coming months.   Sanders was previously with the Danish Technological Institute where he led a team of PhD level scientists in areas such as biocide evaluation, Microbially Enhanced Oil Recovery, Reservoir Souring and Microbially

Oil Rises on Expected U.S. Inventory Decline

 Weekly U.S. crude stocks seen down 1.7 mln barrels; Kuwait Petroleum committed to output cut.   * OPEC deal compliance meeting set for Jan. 21-22 in Vienna   * Saudi expected to lift Asian crude export prices - traders (Adds details on OPEC compliance meeting, updates prices)   By Karolin Schaps   LONDON, Jan 4 (Reuters) - Oil prices ticked higher on Wednesday on expectations that U.S. crude inventories are falling and signs that oil producers will stick to agreed output cuts that took effect this week.   Global benchmark Brent crude futures were up 10 cents at

Sam Foster (Photo: Braemar Adjusting)

Braemar Adjusting Promotes Foster

April 2013, Foster transferred from London to Dubai and has played a significant part in establishing Braemar’s Middle East operation,  running offshore and onshore energy, power and utility loss adjustments, with associated business interruption, in UAE, Bahrain, Egypt, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Iraq, Iran, India and Kazakhstan on behalf of local insurers and international reinsurers

Kemp: Gulf Migrant Workers Will Be Biggest Victims of Oil Shock

.   Regional Impact   The same pressure to reduce the number of migrants is likely to play out across the other oil-dependent economies around the Gulf.   In addition to the 10.1 million migrants in Saudi Arabia, there are 8.1 million in the United Arab Emirates, 2.9 million in Kuwait, 1.8 million in Oman, 1.7 million in Qatar, and 700,000 in Bahrain.   In most of these countries, migrants make up an even larger share of the local population than in Saudi Arabia, according to UN calculations.   The situation in each of these economies is different. Some are more

Chas Reid (Photo: Dynasafe)

Dynasafe Promotes Chas Reid

in the development and great success of our marine services worldwide.”   Chas has been involved in Explosive Ordnance Disposal, both on and off shore for 27 years, starting with his career in the British army, the Royal Engineers EOD, active in the first Gulf War, the Falklands, Iraq, Kuwait and Bosnia, and from 1997 Chas has continued to develop his career at Dynasafe BACTEC, working internationally

PSIL Recruits Global Sales Director, Expands In Middle East

Process Systems International Limited (PSIL)  is expanding its global network across Qatar, Kuwait, Oman and the UAE.   PSIL designs and commissions horizontal, vertical, molten sulphur and vortex-flo pumps for national oil companies, major operators and service providers including Qatar Petroleum, TCO, Taymel, BP, Shell, Brown & Root and Read. Its British-engineered and manufactured technologies have a minimum design-life standard of 25 years, improving efficiency while reducing costs by mitigating the need for regular and expensive refurbishment and replacement programmes. The

Raymond Pirie, Vice President of Intertek’s global Exploration and Production business line, at one of Intertek’s laboratories

Intertek Invests in O&G Lab in Abu Dhabi

offices in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and works with national oil companies to deliver third-party inspection, expediting, quality assurance, and asset integrity management services on major projects. The UAE regional offices also extend service support into Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Bahrain, Oman, Kuwait, India, Iraq, Algeria and other countries.  

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