BP, Shell seal largest exploration deals in Nova Scotia

Fresh from pleading guilty to criminal misconduct in the Gulf Coast and paying US$4.5-billion in penalties, BP said it successfully bid for four deepwater exploration blocks offshore Nova Scotia and committed to spend $1.05-billion in the hopes of discovering oil in the Atlantic.

The Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board said that BP was the successful . . . → Read More: BP, Shell seal largest exploration deals in Nova Scotia

Seneca College offering an Underwater Welding program for experienced commercial divers.

Seneca College is offering an Underwater Welding program for experienced commercial divers, March 2 – 6, 2009. The Underwater Welding program is a 5 day session allowing for 4 days of practice and instruction and the final day for testing by the Canadian Welding Bureau. Candidates will test for CWB certification in single pass, class . . . → Read More: Seneca College offering an Underwater Welding program for experienced commercial divers.

Seneca College to run IMCA Diver Medic Courses 2009

PREREQUISITE

Must have unrestricted surface supplied diver certification. Must meet the requirements of CSA Diving Competency Standard Z275.4 or must possess IMCA recognized unrestricted surface supplied diver certification. Must also have current in-date diver medical.

RECOGNITION IMCA (International Marine Contractors Association) Certification upon successfully completing the course.

COURSE DATES – 2009

* May 4 – . . . → Read More: Seneca College to run IMCA Diver Medic Courses 2009

2009 Free Screensaver, Wallpaper and Calendars Released of NATO MCM Divers.

Carleton Life Support Systems and Doug Elsey have today released the 2009 Screen Saver Versions  of the Mine Counter Measures (MCM) divers of the NATO’s Deep Diving MCM Teams. Taken in locations around the world – from the fiords of Norway to the tropics – the divers show why they could be considered as todays . . . → Read More: 2009 Free Screensaver, Wallpaper and Calendars Released of NATO MCM Divers.