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Dave Auld
Works at Maersk Oil Qatar
Attended The Open University
Lived in Aberdeen, Scotalnd
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Blitzortung coming soon to Doha!
As some of you may already now, I built a lightning detector as part of the Blitzortung network which lives on the roof of my house in Aberdeen. Now that I am also in Qatar, I thought it would be good to add a second station to my account and take it out wi...
As some of you may already now, I built a lightning detector as part of the Blitzortung network which lives on the roof of my house in Aberdeen. Now that I am also in Qatar, I thought it would be good to add a second station ...
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AirCon Failure! I'm melting.......
Last night, I was woken by the bin men doing their rounds...at 2.30am! Suppose it keeps them out of the rush hour traffic and prevents chaos like it does in Aberdeen. Anyway, when I woke up and went to look and see what the noise was, I noticed that the bed...
Last night, I was woken by the bin men doing their rounds...at 2.30am! Suppose it keeps them out of the rush hour traffic and prevents chaos like it does in Aberdeen. Anyway, when I woke up and went to look and see what the n...
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Uber
This week with the family paying a visit, there was a need to simplify the methods of transport, particularly for Nadia who was venturing on a girls night out in Doha and I had to stay at the villa to look after the bairns, so wouldn't be able to go and pic...
This week with the family paying a visit, there was a need to simplify the methods of transport, particularly for Nadia who was venturing on a girls night out in Doha and I had to stay at the villa to look after the bairns, s...
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Fruit, fruit and more fruit.
Back in the UK I was never really a big fruit eater. Occasionally would have the odd Granny Smith apple or a handful of seedless grapes and maybe the odd tangerine.  It is maybe the fact that I have a fresh plate of fruit delivered to the office everyday, b...
Back in the UK I was never really a big fruit eater. Occasionally would have the odd Granny Smith apple or a handful of seedless grapes and maybe the odd tangerine.  It is maybe the fact that I have a fresh plate of fruit del...
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1st Traffic Violation?
Was recently on a works course that introduced some of various basics about living and working in Qatar. The government affairs head gave us an overview on how to deal with traffic accidents, traffic violations etc. One thing about Qatar is you do not get a...
Was recently on a works course that introduced some of various basics about living and working in Qatar. The government affairs head gave us an overview on how to deal with traffic accidents, traffic violations etc. One thing...
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Liquor Permit, Banking Woes and Missing Parts
After a tremendous day/night out at the Spice Market in W for a Friday brunch, I had set today as the day to get my Liquor Permit. I had requested the letter from work whilst offshore and picked it up last week, but never got round to actually going and get...
After a tremendous day/night out at the Spice Market in W for a Friday brunch, I had set today as the day to get my Liquor Permit. I had requested the letter from work whilst offshore and picked it up last week, but never got...
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Schooling Finalised - At last!
As you have probably worked out from my other posts relating to schooling, getting places can be an absolute headache. Let alone getting two places for two different grades at the same school to make things easier! Following the recent visit to Doha of Nadi...
As you have probably worked out from my other posts relating to schooling, getting places can be an absolute headache. Let alone getting two places for two different grades at the same school to make things easier! Following ...
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BBQ Supplies
I brought my BBQ from the UK, it is a combination one with both a charcoal side and a gas side. Needed to get suitable gas cylinders and regulator and after a bit of searching and asking a local furniture store who stock gas BBQ's, I headed out to track dow...
I brought my BBQ from the UK, it is a combination one with both a charcoal side and a gas side. Needed to get suitable gas cylinders and regulator and after a bit of searching and asking a local furniture store who stock gas ...
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Amazing Doha Timelapse Video
This popped up in my newsfeed and I think it is pretty amazing! Timelapse of various views and events in Doha by Juanfran Gomis Enjoy!
This popped up in my newsfeed and I think it is pretty amazing! Timelapse of various views and events in Doha by Juanfran Gomis Enjoy!
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+Sasha Auld Happy 8th Birthday! 15 Sleeps until I come and pick you up from Qatar Airport with +Maya Auld and +Nadia Auld 
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Holidays and Relocation
Been almost a couple of weeks since my last post, so thought I had better do something. The delay has been for good reason though! I went back to the UK to meet up with family and friends and head over to Tignes in France for a spot of end of season skiing....
Been almost a couple of weeks since my last post, so thought I had better do something. The delay has been for good reason though! I went back to the UK to meet up with family and friends and head over to Tignes in France for...
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Banking Update and Villa Move!
After the previous mishap with the bank ATM packing in during the transaction, the next next morning I headed up to the back and after a quick chat, the car was returned and the form was completed by the staff for me to then sign and have the money returned...
After the previous mishap with the bank ATM packing in during the transaction, the next next morning I headed up to the back and after a quick chat, the car was returned and the form was completed by the staff for me to then ...
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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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Male
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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