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Dave Auld
Works at Maersk Oil Qatar
Attended The Open University
Lived in Aberdeen, Scotalnd
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Summer Holiday? That's all folks!
Well that is it. Summer is officially over, or more precisely, summer holidays.....it is after all still toasty here in Qatar! It all started way back in the last week of June, Nadia and the kids jetted off to Florida for a 3 week break. The following week,...
Well that is it. Summer is officially over, or more precisely, summer holidays.....it is after all still toasty here in Qatar! It all started way back in the last week of June, Nadia and the kids jetted off to Florida for a 3...
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AC Fixed!
As posted yesterday, the upstairs AC was broken, so had to sleep downstairs as it was 32'C up in the bedrooms. This morning, I got up and started to poke around the system, There was a very slight cool air flow coming in the vent on the stairwell and it als...
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Well this changes things for the future!
The Al-Shaheen field is operated by Maersk Oil in a Production sharing agreement with Qatar Petroleum (QP) and the contract is due to expire in mid 2017. QP put out a tender for the field and last night it was announced that Maersk have been unsuccessful. T...
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Ferocious Attack Kitten.....HaHa
Someone with a sense of humour at least on Facebook, posting their "Ferocious Attack Kitten" for adoption... Can be found at this link.......... https://www.facebook.com/groups/299192170178359/permalink/949740935123476/?sale_post_id=949740935123476 Posting ...
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Invisible Man in Qatar!
Went on the usual school run, and sat waiting in the car park and convinced the invisible man was out playing pranks on other motorists by sneaking shopping carts behind their cars.....see for yourself!
Went on the usual school run, and sat waiting in the car park and convinced the invisible man was out playing pranks on other motorists by sneaking shopping carts behind their cars.....see for yourself!
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Note: I originally published this a long time ago (October 2009) on my old website (accidentally killed by my ISP) and also on CodeProject. Hardware Schematic Introduction Having been a CodeProject member for several years, ...
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"Magic Hose" anti-climax!
On the balcony we have a hose for washing down. Unfortunately, it is a really cheap one, with ultrathin walls and it collapses/kinks really easily and cuts the water flow off. I was walking through Carrefour and noticed in the gardening section the "As seen...
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AC failed upstairs.....and kids, NO FOOD UPSTAIRS! ANT ALERT!
Arriving home on Thursday evening to an empty villa. The wife and kids are away on holiday. I went to dump my bag upstairs and get changed, and as I went up the stairs I was hit with a wall of heat. At first I thought the upstairs AC system had been acciden...
Arriving home on Thursday evening to an empty villa. The wife and kids are away on holiday. I went to dump my bag upstairs and get changed, and as I went up the stairs I was hit with a wall of heat. At first I thought the ups...
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Free Eid Gift from UBER and Aramex Shop And Ship
If you don't have an Aramex Shop and Ship account, maybe now is the time to register for one and get access to 17 addresses around the world for local delivery and onward shipment via Aramex! You can get a free lifetime membership (normal price $45) courtes...
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Driver......which way you going?
Another one of the delights of Doha, is the taxi's. There have been several occasions where I have booked a car, doesn't matter which company, and jumped in and head off. Quite happily driving along and the driver takes a turn and you immediately begin to w...
Another one of the delights of Doha, is the taxi's. There have been several occasions where I have booked a car, doesn't matter which company, and jumped in and head off. Quite happily driving along and the driver takes a tur...
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Invisible Man Misbehaving!
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Spot more garden tidy up!
At the back of the villa around the air conditioning units, there is an area that was were a pile of bricks and construction materials had been left. There was also a strip of earth where the weeds would grow. Under the soil was also stone fragments mixed i...
At the back of the villa around the air conditioning units, there is an area that was were a pile of bricks and construction materials had been left. There was also a strip of earth where the weeds would grow. Under the soil ...
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Work
Occupation
Offshore Installation Manager
Employment
  • Maersk Oil Qatar
    Offshore Installation Manager, 2015 - present
  • Apache North Sea Ltd.
    Offshore Installation Manager, 2008 - 2015
  • 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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Aberdeen, Scotalnd
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Education
  • The Open University
    BSC Honours in Computing, 2007 - 2012
  • Robert Gordon's College
    School Years, 1977 - 1989
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