OTC 2012: Subsea 7 engineer recognized by ASME

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Grégory Toguyeni, senior welding and materials engineer at Subsea 7, has received a commendation for his paper “Mechanically Lined Pipe: Installation by reel-lay” in the Best Mechanical Engineering Paper Award at the Offshore Technology Conference.
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Statoil sponsors first major event at Dynamo’s new home

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Long before Statoil wowed their Offshore Technology Conference guests with a breathtaking laser display, BBVA Compass Stadium turned quite a few heads as well Tuesday night at the first major event at the Dynamo’s new home.
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AMEC wins topsides FEED for Mad Dog Phase 2 deepwater GoM project

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BP has contracted AMEC to provide front-end engineering design (FEED) services for the topsides facilities for the Mad Dog Phase 2 deepwater project in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Coastal Energy succeeds with appraisal wells at Bua Ban South

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Coastal Energy (TSX:CEN) (AIM:CEO) reports the successful results of the Bua Ban South A-03ST and A-05 wells.
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Recruiters, job seekers meet on OTC exhibit floor

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Kyle Harris is looking for a job. He is about to graduate from Texas A&M University in Galveston with a bachelor’s degree in marine engineering, and he spent Tuesday walking the floor at the Offshore Technology Conference talking to exhibitors about openings.
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U.S.  Rep. Bill Flores, R-Bryan, speaks during the 2012 Offshore Technology Conference at Wednesday, May 2, 2012, in Houston. ( Brett Coomer / Houston Chronicle )

Follow live as Rep. Bill Flores talks at OTC

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Follow live as Rep. Bill Flores talks at OTC.
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Q&A: Noble Energy executive on independents and major offshore projects

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Keith Elliott oversees strategies and objectives for Noble Energy’s major projects. He joined the independent producer in 2009 after 25 years with BP Exploration.
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OTC: Energy economics captured L&M Radiator’s attention

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Alex Chisholm remembers the first time his company got a booth at the Offshore Technology conference. It was the mid-1980s, and L&M Radiator was still primarily supplying cooling systems for mining trucks.
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James Watson, director of the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement, speaks at the Offshore Technology Conference in Houston. (The Houston Chronicle)

OTC speakers: Energy demand pushes tech breakthroughs

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Satisfying the world’s surging demand for energy will require rapid developments in subsea and remote technologies for the oil and gas industry, as it ventures into deeper waters farther from shore, speakers at the Offshore Technology Conference said Tuesday.
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Bromwich: Achieving a safe future

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There is a broad spectrum of views on the extent of the progress that has been made to date, but everyone agrees that much remains to be done to reduce the risks of offshore drilling.
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