12MAY 2022
Knee Deep in the North Sea

Knee Deep in the North Sea

Portico Quartet, who created a popular signature sound by bathing minimalist music in the glow of the steelpan-like hang drum, are on tour opposite Penguin Cafe this month. They are seductively absorbing live, as some live tracks on this album demonstrate, and it s those that make this more than a makeover (via the input of celeb producer John Leckie) of their 2007 debut album of…

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12MAY 2022
Offshore Weather Forecast North Sea

Offshore Weather Forecast North Sea

There are strong wind warnings in 19 areas. There is a gale warning in 1 area. Low pressure moving eastwards from Iceland to Norway and high pressure slow moving near the Azores will maintain a strong westerly airflow across the United Kingdom for the next couple of days. There are gale warnings in 26…
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12MAY 2022
North Sea pipelines

North Sea pipelines

The Langeled Pipeline project, spearheaded by Exxon Mobil, Stat Oil and Royal Dutch Shell, was undertaken to exploit one of the world’s largest reservoirs of natural gas in Norway’s Ormen Lange (in Norse mythology: “Giant Serpent”) field, located on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. The project included…
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12MAY 2022
North Sea rig map

North Sea rig map

Valhall Is an oil field in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea. Discovered in 1975, production began in 1982 and is expected to continue until 2050. Valhall is located in 70 metres of water. It produces from chalk in the Tor and Hod Formations of Late Cretaceous age. The reservoir depth is approximately…
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06MAY 2022
North Sea restaurants Leeds

North Sea restaurants Leeds

No more bobbing about in “pirate” boats on the North Sea or shimmying up urban tower blocks to fix an FM aerial: today’s radio rebels broadcast from coffee bars, record shops and restaurants, commanding global online audiences – and working within the law. Online stations are now transforming Britain’s radio sector with their specialist knowledge and unique choice of location. A…

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04MAY 2022
North Sea gas production

North Sea gas production

Oil & Gas UK said it now expected average output to fall to between 1.2m and 1.4m barrels of oil and gas per day (boepd) this year, down from 1.54m boepd in 2012. Malcolm Webb, Oil & Gas UK chief executive, warned of a “worrying decline” in the amount of time existing oil and gas fields spent producing, despite hailing record levels of investment, at £13.5bn this year. The…

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30APR 2022
North Sea helicopter crash

North Sea helicopter crash

The involved a Eurocopter AS332L2 Super Puma Mk 2 belonging to Bond Offshore Helicopters, engaged on flight 85N, that crashed 11 nautical miles (20 km) northeast of Peterhead, Scotland just before 2:00 pm on 1 April 2009 in the North Sea while returning from a BP oil platform in the Miller oilfield, 240 km (150 mi) northeast of Peterhead. The crash killed all sixteen people aboard…

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31MAR 2022
Sea Life Centre North Queensferry

Sea Life Centre North Queensferry

This beautiful picture was taken by Garry Irvine. There are some beautiful walks around the historic centre of North Queensferry, a picturesque village in Fife. There are many interesting things to see in addition to the impressive structure which dominates, the magnificent Forth Rail Bridge, such as: Local attractions: Deep Sea World Forth Rail Bridge War memorial Carlingnose Nature…

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01MAR 2022
Benjamin Moore North Sea Green

Benjamin Moore North Sea Green

White Any true white Blue Benjamin Moore 789 Pittsburgh Paint 150-4 Xavier Blue Muralo* 67B3D Georgetown (customized color made with Deep Base 397) Blue on white Benjamin Moore 784 Pittsburgh Paint 250-6 North Sea Behr (Home Depot) #1B43-6 New Castle Green and other special use colors Benjamin Moore 558 Killala Green Orange Benjamin Moore M28-65 Safety Orange gallons only. Red Benjamin…

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30JAN 2022
River to the North Sea

River to the North Sea

GENERAL RESTRICTIONS: Cruise fares listed are cruise only in U.S. dollars, per person, based on double occupancy. Cruise fares listed are valid for U.S. residents only. Cruise ship fuel surcharge may apply. All fares and offers are for new bookings only as of February 1, 2016, are subject to availability, may not be combinable with other offers except Viking Explorer Society Travel…

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