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ASIA PACIFIC QUARTERLY REVIEW OF OFFSHORE ACTIVITY FOR Q1 2018

NEW AWARDS AND TENDERS A drop in jackup utilization rates from 63% at the end of December last year to just 48% at the end of this quarter is mirrored by the Floater sector which also dropped from 28% to 22%. This would suggest the market is worsening but in fact there are promising green […]

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Oil and Gas Asset Update – 2017

Please see a review of the 2017 activities in the Oil and Gas Asset market. We have already seen large changes in 2018 and it is expected that this will continue into the rest of the year. This review is accurate upto the conclusion of 2017 however gives a great overview of the asset market, […]

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Arc Flash: Know the Risks, Regulatory Requirements and Preventative Techniques

The definition of an Arc Flash according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is an electrical current that passes through air when insulation or isolation between electrified conductors is no longer sufficient to withstand the applied voltage. Arc Flash incidences are such a health and safety hazard that there are multiple legal requirements associated […]

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Asia Pacific Jack Up Roundup

The information below is a round up of the recent discussions and publications in the Asia Pacific region, and an overview of what OCS Group is observing. Recent indications are that the Chinese shipyards have roused themselves from their inertia as the realities of a “lower for even longer” oil price hits home and that […]

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Re-certification attained for OCS Group, Australia

OCS Group continues to demonstrates their commitment to ongoing quality management system certification of ISO9001 Re-certification attained: Offshore Commissioning Solutions, Australia ISO9001:2008 – Dec 2016 ISO9001 is an internationally recognized quality management standard which ensures that a business has stringent processes in place to identify, manage and reduce risks and provide opportunities into its business […]

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PRESS RELEASE FOR OUR IECEX RTP

OCS Group, a leading energy industry training organization, which trains client employees on Electrical Equipment in Hazardous Areas, EX training, has been formally recognized by the International Electrotechnical Commission for IECEx training. “There is training then there is real value added, assessed, competence training” Led by Paul Clark Training Manager, OCS Group has been delivering […]

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