Applus+ Velosi Qatar held a seminar on Thursday 7th May on the subject of "Understanding the HSE Implications and Impact of the New QCS 2014".
The Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) initiative in Dubai by Emirates Gas LLC (EMGAS), a subsidiary of Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC) has appointed Applus+ IDIADA as its Technical Consultant and its sister company Applus+ VELOSI as the exclusive third party inspection agency for its CNG Project in Dubai.
Applus+ Velosi Saudi Arabia staff, Sivaprakash Munuswamy, Unit Quality Lead and Peter Ganecis, Sr. Civil inspector have both recently received the Sadara recognition award for exceptional contributions in the project.
K2 teams carried out integrated DROPs training and Lifting Gear Inspection (LGI) on SapuraKencana Drilling’s SKD Teknik Berkat tender offshore Kuantan, Malaysia this March.
K2’s newly developed DROPs Training Simulator is due to arrive in Perth, Western Australia on 4th March.
K2 delivered the P2040 Derrick to PPL Shipyard early this March for the Pacific Class 400 jackup Impetus currently under construction for Oro Negro.
K2 Specialist Services celebrated the grand opening of its new Industrial Safety Training Centre in Goeje, South Korea, on October 8th, 2014 with a ribbon cutting ceremony.
Recently Kuwait Gulf Oil Company (HR Group) was awarded the ISO9001:2008 Certificate for the Human Resources Group by Velosi Certification Services LLC.
Java Velosi Mandiri (JVM) has recently obtained their certification to the ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001 & TS ISO 29001 standards.
JDA Applus+ Velosi Papua New Guinea recently announced their successful audit by Global Certification.
Started in 2010, London Nightrider is an annual event that takes riders past London’s iconic landmarks while raising funds for charity. It is done through a 100km route planned by Classic Tours. This year the ride was held on 7-8 June with over 4,000 riders taking part.
K2 South Korea completed another high profile rig build on 16th December 2013 with the delivery of SONGA Equinox (CAT D-1) derrick to DSME.
The global reputation of K2’s training department paid dividends in 2013 with 5,631 trainees last year, of which over 5000 were external personnel.
VELOSIans came out in full force to support the recent Terry Fox run held on December 1st, 2013 in Taman Tasik Titiwangsa, Kuala Lumpur.
K2 Specialist Services received two Certificate of Accreditation from the International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC) on 30th September for course design specific to Dropped Object (DROPS) Inspector Training.
A Certificate of Appreciation was presented to K2 Team in recognition of K2’s ongoing support for quarantine compliance on the Chevron-operated Gorgon project, 130 km off the north-west coast of Western Australia.
Nigel’s appointment as Acting Regional Manager for all of Europe and Caspian takes effect from November, 2013.
Five wins and one draw. That is the summary of the journey that the Cairns Classic Women’s (Hockey) Team fared in their competition during the World Master Games held in Turin, Italy
Applus+ Velosi JDA (Mongolia) holds an information session in South Gobi on Mining Industry and how to jump start a career in Mongolia.
Awagia Tapo is one of the selected participants, who is invited by the Cairns Classic Women’s Team to play hockey for the World Masters in Italy, on the 2nd August 2013.
Velosi China inspectors received an appreciation letter from our client Tengizchevroil Kazakhstan (TCO) regarding their excellent performance in valve inspection on 24 July, 2013.
K2 Specialist Services completed the two day course on competence-based, rig-specific DROPs training and assessment for a major offshore drilling contractors’ crews this May at K2’s dedicated training centre in Singapore.
JDA Wokman Limited PNG was awarded the Good Corporate Citizen Award, 2010 - 2015.
The St John’s Hospice offers a number of community services such as specialized pain and symptom control, emotional support and high standards of palliative care to help the patient with peace, comfort and dignity. It costs about £64,000 to keep the Hospice running for a week and 2/3 of the funding usually comes from voluntary contributions and events such as Moonlight Walk.
Five Recruiters from Intec (UK) Ltd - a Technical Recruitment Agency & Business – endured the grueling "Three Peaks Challenge" in the UK over the weekend of the 6-7th July 2013.
Applus+ Velosi JDA (Mongolia) team welcomes Brigham Young University - Hawaii students to their office and held an information session on current job market in Mongolia.
A Ceremony was held recently in Applus+ Velosi JDA’s office located in Port Moresby (PNG) to publicly recognize them as the first Gold Sponsor for the 2015 Pacific Games. The ceremony was facilitated by CEO 2015 Pacific Games, Mr Peter Stewart and Mr David Conn, Board Member of the Organising Committee and CEO of the Port Moresby Chamber of Commerce.
The much anticipated Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) was held between May 6th to 9th in Houston, Texas.
More than 12,000 cyclist from all across the world gathered on April 20th and 21st for the annual two-day, 180-mile journey from Houston to Austin for the 29th Annual BP MS 150, benefiting the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
European Oil and Gas Journal recently featured K2 in their Issue 3 2013 edition.
Applus+ Velosi co-sponsored the 2013 Technology Conference Seminar on January 17th, 2013, which is currently in its sixth year.
Velosi Oman has received a HSE award from Petroleum Development Oman, in recognition of providing safe services, and achieving a LTI-free record of 19 million kilometres of travel with 3.5 million man hours of work.
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