Thursday Lectures

Join Braemar Adjusting for our Thursday Lecture series, looking at topical issues and relevant events.

  • Lecture 98 - Gas Turbine Operation in Extreme Environments

    James Pummel presents this months lecture on: Gas Turbine Operation in Extreme Environments

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  • Lecture 97 - High Strength Marine Bolt Failures

    Nita Oza presents this month’s lecture on: High Strength Marine Bolt Failures

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  • Lecture 96 - When the Waiting is Over: Rig Reactivation

    Patricia Castro presents this month’s lecture: When the Waiting is Over: Rig Reactivation

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  • Lecture 95 - Subsea: Keep it Flowing

    Nita Oza presents this month’s lecture “Subsea: Keep it Flowing”.

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  • Lecture 94 - Field Recovery and Performance

    This month’s lecture topic is on Field Recovery and Performance.

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  • Lecture 93 - Integrity Management

    This month’s lecture was presented by Dr Ray Guy in which he spoke about Integrity Management issues and process.

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  • Lecture 92 - CAR Optional Coverages Explored

    Allan Kelly spoke about CAR Optional Coverages Explored in this month’s lecture.

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  • Lecture 91 - An Introduction to Well Construction

    This month Patricia Castro spoke on the topic of: An Introduction to Well Construction

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  • Lecture 90 - Risks Associated with Industrial Turbine Life Extension

    This month’s lecture was presented by Richard Collins & Paul Bewley in which they spoke about the Risks Associated with Industrial Turbine Life Extension.

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  • Lecture 89 - Underbalanced Drilling

    This month’s lecture was presented by Patricia Castro & Lynette Muilenburg (Braemar Adjusting) on the topic of Underbalanced Drilling.

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  • Lecture 88 - Ekofisk Decommissioning An Engineering Perspective

    This month’s lecture was presented by Paul Shuttleworth on the topic of Ekofisk Decommissioning: An Engineering Perspective

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  • Lecture 87 - The Contingent side of Business Interruption: A Closer Look

    Alistair Lamb BEng (Hons), ACII Senior Adjuster, spoke about ‘The Contingent side of Business Interruption: A Closer Look’

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  • Lecture 85 - Business Interruption, Expectations and Misconceptions

    Tom Godfrey (London) and Misty Glover (Houston) from HSNO the Forensic Firm spoke about forensic accountants, post loss and pre risk of business interruptions.

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  • Lecture 84 - Physical Damage from Cyber Attacks on Energy Facilities

    This month’s lecture was presented by Gerald J. Ferguson (BakerHostetler) on the topic of: Physical Damage from Cyber Attacks on Energy Facilities.

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  • Lecture 83 - Compressor Failures

    This month’s lecture was presented byClaire Malpas (ERA Technology Ltd) on the topic of: Compressor Failures

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  • Lecture 82 - The Basis, Principles and Practices of Surveying and Investigating Energy Related Casualties

    This month’s lecture was presented by Adam R. Ratliff on the topic of: The Basis, Principles and Practices of Surveying and Investigating Energy Related Casualties

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  • Lecture 81 - Monopile and Tripod/Jacket Foundations for Offshore Wind Foundations

    This month’s lecture was presented by Chris Golightly (GO-ELS Ltd) on the topic of: Monopile and Tripod/Jacket Foundations for Offshore Wind Foundations

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  • Lecture 80 - The Challenges of Arctic Oil Exploration and Production

    This month’s lecture was presented by Grant Smtih, CEO Braemar Adjusting, on the topic of: The Challenges of Arctic Oil Exploration and Production

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  • Lecture 79 - Damage to Existing Property Under WELCAR 2001 - Some Issues

    Tim Taylor (Clyde & Co LLP) explains the scope of WELCAR’s section I and II, the practical problems with “existing property” as well as the importance of the contractual regime.

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  • Lecture 78 - Risk Associated With the Marine Aspects of LNG FPSOs (Floating Production, Storage and Offload) Units

    This Braemar Engineering presentation introduces LNG (Liquid Natural Gas), its risks and myths, as well as the functionality of FLNG (Floating LNG Units) and its associated technical risks.

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  • Lecture 77 - Mooring Systems, Risks & Integrity Management

    David Brown (CEng at BPP-TECH London) explained the drivers of the expanding FPSO market, examining mooring system hardware, codes, different vulnerability aspects, losses, as well as integrity management issues, delivering key questions for underwriters and insurers.

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  • Lecture76 - Benefits of overhauling alternators and large electric motors as opposed to replacement with new

    This month’s lecture discusses the benefits of overhauling alternators and large electric motors as opposed to replacement with new, presented by John Allen Sulzer (Dowding & Mills)

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  • Lecture 75 - Hydrogen Embrittlement fo Subsea Structures

    David Jones (Minton, Treharne & Davies Ltd.) explained how the failure mechanism hydrogen embrittlement is typically linked to corrosion and corrosion control processes, with particular relevance to the offshore energy sector, which amongst a variety of metals especially affects high strength steels .

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  • Lecture 74 - Fracking, What's the Worry About?

    Dwayne Callais (Vice President of Braemar Adjusting) examined the history, facts and methods of “fracking” using case studies and pointing at potential problems.

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  • Lecture 73 - Platform Construction and Installation

    This presentation covers UK-wide and worldwide platform construction, its quality and safety, as well as risks, with a particular focus on offshore installations.

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  • Lecture 72 - Failure Investigations on Electrical Motors and Transformers

    Dr Morris Lockwood (Technical Manager, Power Systems, ERA Technology Ltd.) examines failure – equipment malfunction, its consequences, time elements and investigation.

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  • Lecture 71 - Handling Well Control Claims in Southeast Asia

    Lynette Muilenburg (Senior Adjuster) introduces the Braemar Adjusting new Global Well Control Team, examining an Indonesian case study and comparing claims handling in Southeast Asia to the US.

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  • Lecture 70 - Gas Turbines Applications, Failures and Root Cause Analysis

    This month’s lecture was presented by Paul Bewley (Consultant – Braemar Adjusting) on the topic of Gas Turbines Applications, Failures and Root Cause Analysis

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  • Lecture 69 - Hydroelectric Powerplants; Construction, Operations & Failures

    This month’s lecture was presented byHans Olav Nyland (Norconsult) on the topic of Hydroelectric Powerplants; Construction, Operations & Failures.

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  • Lecture 68 - Offshore Wind Farm Installation, A Risky Business?

    The presentation on offshore wind farm installations examines all stages of wind farm fabrication and installation, giving best practice advices.

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