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Offshore Annual

Spanning Service,

Survivability & Safety

OPC Sweepstakes

And then there were three

HVAC Design

Collaboration is the key

Offshore Safety

SEMS, the regulators – and you

On the Cover 26 Expanding Rules for Marine Ops

Serious offshore incidents in recent years have compelled both the federal government and the oil and gas industry to make commitments to environmentally sustainable practices and safety.

SEMS regulations are a big part of that effort. The story begins on page 26.

Photo: courtesy of Bureau Veritas. ENVIRONMENTAL 32 The ABC’s of EALs for the EPA’s VGP How ester-based oils handle hydrolysis to remain the top EAL for VGP.

By Ben Bryant and Dirk Fabry WORKBOAT EQUIPMENT 42 Collaborating to Find Cool Solutions Dometic’s HVAC systems provide comfortable environs and protect vital equipment. 6 Editor’s Note 20 OP/ED: Arctic Energy Exploration: Not If, But When? By Randall Luthi 48 Tech File: Marine Monitoring System Development By Alain Meslati 50 Tech File: gplink Evolves By Joseph Keefe 63 Vessels 66 People & Company News 70 Products 76 Classifi eds 80 AD Index

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