Fugro backs ME Ocean Science Expo
Abu Dhabi, January 5, 2008
Fugro, as the major sponsor, is playing a major role in the inaugural Middle East Ocean Science and Technology Expo (MEOST 2008).
The event will be held in Abu Dhabi from January 21 to 23, 2008. The company will be demonstrating its wide range of expertise available in the Middle East region.
“Thanks to our wide spread of services, we are able to offer a fully integrated solution for companies in the Middle East region, as we do all around the world,” said general manager, Fugro Survey Middle East, Mike Dravitzki.
“Expertise represented on the Fugro stand at MEOST 2008, will range from offshore positioning and survey, seismic based reservoir characterisation, metocean studies, environmental survey, airborne geophysical survey, airborne LIDAR hydrographic survey, and ROV services,” he added.
“Experts from every speciality will be at the show to explain the strengths that they can provide and explain how each of the services can link together. International Manager Law of the Sea Robert van de Poll will speak on ‘Unresolved Middle East maritime boundaries and their impact on future oil and gas development’ and we plan a special workshop on this topic,” said Dravitzki.
Regional Metocean sales manager Louise Ledgard will highlight ‘The extreme values of total water level and total water velocity in the Persian Gulf’; vice-president Coastal Mapping and LIDAR Services David Millar will turn his attention to ‘Hydrographic LIDAR applications and challenges in the Middle East’; while environmental survey manager Richard Walters will be speaking about ‘Biotope Mapping within the Persian Gulf’. – TradeArabia News Service