Stephen is the newest member of the Welaptega Team. He is a fourth year student taking Mechanical Engineering at Dalhousie University and is working on completing his third and fourth co-op terms here at Welaptega. Much like previous recruits, we thought it would be awesome to get to know more about this aspiring young man so we sat down with him for a Q&A.
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A permanently moored Floating Production Unit has a complex mooring system with many constraints. A wide variety of factors must be considered to try to predict the future and account for degradation of the system.
Meet Meuni, a recent graduate from the Chemical Engineering Program at Dalhousie University. Meuni became a member of the Welaptega Team in December of 2016. She is focusing on researching Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion. We wanted to get to know Meuni a bit more so we had a had a little Q&A session with her for a […]
Cultural diversity is the norm in the offshore industry. This blog entry was written approximately 62 nautical miles off the Niger Delta of Nigeria on a vessel manned with personnel from Nigeria, Denmark, the Faroe Islands, South Africa, Scotland, Trinidad and Tobago, England, Canada, India, and the USA. This cultural diversity is compounded by the cultural diversity within each of the nations represented, but no more so than Nigeria. There are an estimated 521 languages and over 1150 dialects and ethnic groups within Nigeria.
When it comes to mooring inspections of offshore floating production installations, Welaptega is at the top of its class. This is the result of more than 20 years of experience performing inspections and assessments in every corner of the globe as well as a relentless commitment to continuous improvement of its knowledge base, execution, and R&D. Many of the inspections performed by Welaptega are carried out to meet the requirements of various classifications societies such as Lloyd’s Register and DNV-GL.
Like the famous basketball players, the Harlem Globetrotters, Welaptega is a close knit, highly specialized team that performs to exceptionally high standards. We like to ‘wow’ our audience with our service performance as well as our delivery and take great pride in doing so. We maintain our niche through grit, hard work, determination and grace, too.
When assessing risk of an operation, the UK Oil and Gas considers both the consequences of failure and the probability of failure. Each plays a crucial role in determining the attention that should be paid in preventative action. Consequence of failure is the outcome of a possible hazard (What happens if…) where the probability considers how likely it is that something will go awry (How likely is this to happen?).
Meet Govinda “G” Jagdeo. G is the newest member of the Welaptega Team and was hired on to fulfill the role of project engineer. He has been with us for just under two months now and his outgoing, optimistic and “can-do” attitude makes him a great addition to our team.
Govinda is now offshore Australia working on one of our projects, but before he left we sat down with him to learn a bit more about who is really behind the man we call “G”.
As third party contractors, Welaptega has a unique and important role to play in supporting offshore safety initiatives. Because we work with such a wide variety of jurisdictions, clients, ROV operators and vessels, we have a unique perspective on safety matters.
On March 16, Welaptega visited the Oceanology International exhibition at the ExCeL Exhibition Centre in London. The exhibition is known for being a world-leading marine science and ocean technology event that attracts engineers, marine scientists, and visitors from the oil & gas industry by the droves.