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Dave Auld
Works at Apache North Sea Ltd.
Attended The Open University
Lived in Aberdeen, Scotalnd
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First 24 hours solo!
Having arrived offshore on the 15th I had one of the OCMs leading the way on the first day and then on the 16th my new back to back came out for a day just to share any other insights into the operation. He went off yesterday and left me to it. Safe to say ...
Having arrived offshore on the 15th I had one of the OCMs leading the way on the first day and then on the 16th my new back to back came out for a day just to share any other insights into the operation. He went off yesterday...
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heading offshore for 1st trip!
As the title says, I'm heading offshore today for my first trip to All Shaheen. This means there may be a lack of blog posts for a couple of weeks while I work out what's going on! S'later.....
As the title says, I'm heading offshore today for my first trip to All Shaheen. This means there may be a lack of blog posts for a couple of weeks while I work out what's going on! S'later.....
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A busy day today! Twice across the city and offshore courses...
Yesterday, other than just "another day in the office" , it was eye test day for the Qatar Driving License. There were quite a number of staff and family members all meeting at the Al Rayah Driving School for this part of the process. Leaving the office a b...
Yesterday, other than just "another day in the office", it was eye test day for the Qatar Driving License. There were quite a number of staff and family members all meeting at the Al Rayah Driving School for this part of the ...
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First villa to view - This is the one I have taken.
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Roadworks, Banking and Villas
Today, I had a course over at the Technology Centre. started at 7am. So, looked at the map and could see it was pretty easy to get to, along Salwa Road, hang a right onto Doha Expressway, then hang a left to the Tech Park a few miles down the expressway. Th...
Today, I had a course over at the Technology Centre. started at 7am. So, looked at the map and could see it was pretty easy to get to, along Salwa Road, hang a right onto Doha Expressway, then hang a left to the Tech Park a f...
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Meet the Scammers!
Bizarre encounter....oh yes they are the local scammers! Went out for a walk to see where one of my offered compounds is as it was just round the corner and see what it looked like from the outside etc. etc. Anyway, on the way back was enjoying my stroll an...
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What a day....made it offshore though!
D-day arrived this morning. When I woke up it was still not 100% whether I was going to make it offshore or not due to all the passes required etc. First thing on the agenda was to go to the bank. I had opened new bank accounts last week, but didn't know wh...
D-day arrived this morning. When I woke up it was still not 100% whether I was going to make it offshore or not due to all the passes required etc. First thing on the agenda was to go to the bank. I had opened new bank accoun...
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Villaggio Mall..........and 1st petrol station visit!
Today, me and the neighbour took a run out to the Villaggio Mall in the Aspire Zone for a bite to eat and to get some more clothes for offshore. Arriving at the mall we headed in the nearest entrance and walking in the door it just completely makes you forg...
Today, me and the neighbour took a run out to the Villaggio Mall in the Aspire Zone for a bite to eat and to get some more clothes for offshore. Arriving at the mall we headed in the nearest entrance and walking in the door i...
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Quiet Traffic, Villas, More Apple and Survivals
Traffic was unusually quiet this morning on the way to work. Everything was moving relatively smoothly compared to previous days.I though this was maybe just a one off event, until it was time to go home, it took only about 20-25 minutes tops. Sure it will ...
Traffic was unusually quiet this morning on the way to work. Everything was moving relatively smoothly compared to previous days.I though this was maybe just a one off event, until it was time to go home, it took only about 2...
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2nd villa to view - however, took the first villa!
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Resident Premit process complete, and traffic mayhem
At last the residency process is now complete, not bad going considering it only took 1 week from arriving so fair play to the company's government affairs team for all the rushing about, appointments and making it so. My passport was updated to include the...
At last the residency process is now complete, not bad going considering it only took 1 week from arriving so fair play to the company's government affairs team for all the rushing about, appointments and making it so. My pas...
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Finger Prints and BBQ Brunch
Thursday brought another trip out to get the next part of the residency process done. This was the finger printing stage. Headed out to the one of the fingerprinting facilities at the Criminal Investigation and Evidence Department (CIED) along the Salwa Roa...
Thursday brought another trip out to get the next part of the residency process done. This was the finger printing stage. Headed out to the one of the fingerprinting facilities at the Criminal Investigation and Evidence Depar...
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90 people
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71 people
Richard Whitcombe's profile photo
Christian Graus's profile photo
Marco Bertschi's profile photo
Sampath Lokuge's profile photo
Abhijit Ganguli's profile photo
Nael Al-Salim's profile photo
Niall Warnock's profile photo
Hugh S. Myers's profile photo
Richard Deeming's profile photo
Education
  • The Open University
    BSC Honours in Computing, 2007 - 2012
  • Robert Gordon's College
    School Years, 1977 - 1989
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Offshore Installation Manager
Employment
  • Apache North Sea Ltd.
    Offshore Installation Manager, 2008 - present
  • Apache North Sea Ltd
    Inst + Control Eng, 2005 - 2008
  • Apache North Sea Ltd
    Ops TL/Ops Supv (Maint) /Projects Team Leader, 2003 - 2005
  • British Petroleum
    Offshore Intervention Group Team Leader (Control), 2000 - 2003
  • British Petroleum
    Ops Instrument Tech, 1993 - 2000
  • British Petroleum
    Apprentice, 1989 - 1993
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