10 Jun '11, 12pm

From Oil and Gas to Offshore Renewables #FPG #Wind

From Oil and Gas to Offshore Renewables #FPG #Wind

photo from Alpine Ocean Seismic Surveys Seeing U.S. renewable energy setting to sea , Alpine Ocean Seismic Surveys seized the emerging opportunity. Alpine has done marine surveying and data collection for the offshore, coastal and freshwater oil and gas and submerged pipeline and cable industries since 1957. “We were looking to go to the next level, said Rob Mecarini, Alpine’s co-owner and Executive Vice President. “One of the industries we were targeting was offshore renewables.” To grab the opportunity it saw, Alpine partnered with U.K.-based Gardline Marine Services Group , which had been involved with offshore wind and other ocean renewables in Europe for a decade. “It’s the largest privately owned survey company in the world,” Mecarini said, “and one of the biggest companies involved in offshore surveying for renewables in Europe.” Behind Alpine’s move to ocean renewa...

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