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Dave Auld
Works at Apache North Sea Ltd.
Attended The Open University
Lived in Aberdeen, Scotalnd
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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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First Trip Offshore
Arrived back from offshore on Saturday, came off the platform earlier than planned as the company wanted me to get a course I had booked for May done sooner. Having gone offshore and not knowing what to expect, or at least not knowing what to expect compare...
Arrived back from offshore on Saturday, came off the platform earlier than planned as the company wanted me to get a course I had booked for May done sooner. Having gone offshore and not knowing what to expect, or at least ...
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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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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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My First Sandstorm!
In the Radisson last night for dinner and drinks with some work colleagues. At the end of the night headed downstairs from the bar to leave the hotel and head back to my apartment. Stepping out of the lift into the ground floor of the hotel to be presented ...
In the Radisson last night for dinner and drinks with some work colleagues. At the end of the night headed downstairs from the bar to leave the hotel and head back to my apartment. Stepping out of the lift into the ground flo...
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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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Education
  • The Open University
    BSC Honours in Computing, 2007 - 2012
  • Robert Gordon's College
    School Years, 1977 - 1989
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Work
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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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