16MAY 2018
North Sea Brent

North Sea Brent

The Brent oil field is estimated to have produced 10% of all North Sea oil and gas and generated £20bn in taxes. Photograph: Michael St Maur Sheil/Getty For one oil industry veteran, the dismantling of the Brent oil field in the North Sea prompts mixed feelings. There is gratitude for the livelihood earned from Britain’s post-war energy boom. And relief that it means farewell to…

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26APR 2018
North Sea oil discovery

North Sea oil discovery

Max Melli was the well site geologist on Ocean Viking when the giant Ekofisk field was discovered in 1969. Photo: Halfdan Carstens The Ekofisk Complex on an exceptional day with sunny sky and calm water. Source: Phillips Petroleum “I thought we had found a gold mine instead of an oil reservoir!” The…
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06APR 2018
Cycle routes Holland

Cycle routes Holland

Holland is covered with an extensive network of LF-routes ( landelijke fietsroutes = long distance routes ). It possible to cycle all around the country along these signposted routes. We strongly advise you to take advantage of this network. The routes mostly follow bicycle lanes or use small countryroads…
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17MAR 2018
Sea North Tours

Sea North Tours

Once your zodiac driver has located a friendly pod of beluga whales in the mood for some people watching, you slip over the side into the water and holding onto a rope you drift or are gently towed by the zodiac. Curious whales follow along and may come within a few feet to look you over. Snorkelers…

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25FEB 2018
Roustabout jobs North Sea

Roustabout jobs North Sea

Roustabouts are crew members on offshore oil or gas rigs. They do basic general labouring work, mostly on the drilling operation. They are also called offshore or drilling rig leasehands. The Work You could be: keeping work areas and decks clean and tidy, scraping and painting them when necessary making…
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05FEB 2018
Interreg North Sea

Interreg North Sea

The Interreg North Sea Region programme offers financial support to development projects in the North Sea region and is an important partner for the North Sea Commission. The goals and interests of the two organizations are overlapping: working with regional development projects around the North Sea…
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16JAN 2018
UK North Sea oil production

UK North Sea oil production

The streets of Aberdeen are lined with Range Rovers, Porsches and Audis. New commercial property and residential developments are popping up all over and around the city. It is boom time in Europe’s oil capital. And yet UK North Sea oil production is in free fall, despite record high expenditure. Figure 1 In the period 1 to 2008, sharply rising oil price more than outweighed plummeting…

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27DEC 2017
Apache North Sea Aberdeen

Apache North Sea Aberdeen

Apache North Sea Limited (“Apache”) is a signatory to the Oil and Gas Industry Supply Chain Code of Practice. This means that Apache is committed to improving its commercial relationships to eliminate unnecessary cost, add value and to boost competitiveness. As a signatory to the Code of Practice, Apache will: Contractor and supplier relationships are critical to Apache’s business…

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07DEC 2017
North Cornwall holiday cottages by the Sea

North Cornwall holiday cottages by the Sea

The Cornish peninsula is blessed with around 300 miles of coastline - wherever you go in Cornwall, you’re never far from the sea. It is a landscape that draws people back again and again to witness its beauty, power and majesty. Whether you visit in the winter to watch the powerful breakers crashing against the cliffs, or in the summer to paddle in the crystal clear waters, the…

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17NOV 2017
North Sea Hijack

North Sea Hijack

North Sea Hijack (released as Ffolkes outside the UK and as Assault Force on US TV) is a British action film from 1979 starring Roger Moore, James Mason, Anthony Perkins, and Michael Parks. It was directed by Andrew V. McLaglen and adapted by Jack Davies from his novel Esther, Ruth and Jennifer. This film was a vehicle for both Moore and Perkins to try to escape typecasting. Previously…

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