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BINDT Table Top 2014

TRAC welcomed the opportunity of sponsoring the 2014 BINDT Table Top Exhibition. We had a significant presence with our capabilities clearly visible to all as we stood alongside BINDT during this two day event. The exhibition allowed us to showcase our services as a leading rope access, inspection, repair and maintenance provider. We met with many of our customers and industry peers and placed particular focus on presenting our specialist and non-intrusive inspection capabilities including TOFD, Phased Array, Radiography and Automated Ultrasonic Corrosion Mapping.
TRAC’s Allan Robertson, NDT Project Manager at the exhibition
TRAC stand, eqiupment is for Phased Array demos which were given throughout the days
As part of the extensive seminar programme, Bill Brown (Technical Manager and BINDT North East Branch secretary) delivered a presentation on NDT Training & Certification in the Oil & Gas industry – developments, which was well received by all and covered the development and implementation of recent in-service certification schemes.
Bill Brown presenting technical paper
Gordon Cook, TRAC Oil & Gas Operations Director, adds,
“TRAC recognise the significance and value in sponsoring this event, it is of huge importance that the local industry takes time to get together and share our varied experiences and approaches to the current inspection & testing challenges we all face.  This was a very successful event and we sincerely hope to repeat the format in two years’ time.”

Rio Oil & Gas 2014

TRAC Petróleo e Gás LTDA, the Brasilian branch of TRAC Oil & Gas was pleased to exhibit at the 2014 Rio Oil & Gas exhibition, a significant biennial event with over 1000 exhibitors, focussed on the expanding Brasilian market.
TRAC’s premises in Brasil
Gordon Cook (Operations Director), Ruben Mateus (Brasil Operations Manager) and Leticia Buaiz (Legal Advisor) travelled to Rio for this event to highlight TRAC’s official business standing in Brasil, our services and innovations.  Maximising the excellent quality networking opportunities, technical discussions with customers, suppliers and partners.
L-R: Jorge Zanarra (EDRA), Leticia Buaiz (TRAC) and Gordon Cook (TRAC) on the stand
TRAC was pleased to share stand space and showcase the joint ongoing relationship working on Petrobras assets with valued Brasilian customer EDRA, providers of Fibreglass Reinforced Plastic (FRP) pipes and fittings. Gordon Cook adds
“it is fantastic to see the results of the many months of hard team work, finally achieving our goal of a TRAC Brasilian company trading and delivering our services, we see immediately that this makes a huge difference, opening the way ahead to develop our business in Brasil and support the local requirements, employ local people and build on our successes in UK and Australia.”

TRAC Australia – Q2 2014 Newsletter

Please click link below to view TRAC Pty Newsletter. This newsletter features new appointments, purchase of RMS2 Scanners, introduction of an online induction system, the IFAP safety award, TRAC’s participation at SEAAOC and charity donations. Should you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact Operations Manager, Stephen Brett ( or Marketing Coordinator, Ross Mackay ( Please Click Here for official newsletter

ONS 2014

TRAC exhibited at Offshore North Seas (ONS) in Norway, August 2014

This year’s ONS exhibition, held in Stavanger during August, proved as successful as ever with a continued increase in visitor and exhibitor numbers. As one of the largest events in the industry calendar, ONS creates a forum to discuss current issues and challenges with leading industry professionals, executives and experts from the global oil & gas community. TRAC’s objective for the exhibition was to raise further awareness of company capabilities as a market leading provider of innovative service offerings. The TRAC delegation met with many current and potential customers & partners operating in the Norwegian sector, whilst gaining valuable insight into the Norwegian oil & gas markets. TRAC Oil & Gas Operations Director, Gordon Cook, said;
“Exhibiting at ONS 2014 was seen as essential to progress our global business development plans and it was really good to catch up with our existing customers in Norway. This year saw record breaking attendance ensuring that we maximised the opportunity to exhibit our capabilities and latest innovations.”
TRAC Stand at ONS 2014 (Photo featured in ONS Round Up.) L-R: Thomas Hislop, Sam Peacock and Gordon Cook

TRAC Golf Outing 2014


The 15th of August saw the 9th TRAC Golf Outing with a good number of clients, suppliers and employees competing at Newburgh Golf Club in some pretty fortunate weather. Everyone made the most of the day which made for some competitive scoring. Golf_2014_Winning_Team The winning team consisted of Paul Stephen (TRAC), John Selbie (EESL) and John Fleming (Maersk). The best individual player on the day was Keith Skinner (EESL) with a  competitive 41 Stableford points. The hotly contested TRAC Shield for best TRAC Staff performance on the day was won by Operations Manager, Paul Stephen. The day as a whole was a success with mixed teams from different companies providing some superb golf and camaraderie. Well done to all those who took part and we can’t wait for next year!
Keith Skinner receiving his award from Danny Hawthorn and Jack Bruce of TRAC, after scoring an impressive 41 points.

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