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Mozambique Can Realize Full Benefits of Natural Gas Production

By  Florival Mucave, Executive Chairman, Mozambican Oil and Gas Chamber   For far too long, descriptions of Mozambique have contained some variation of the following:  Mozambique one of the poorest Least Developed Countries in the world faces endemic droughts, floods and widespread poverty. But w ...

Aydanur Akkurt - Africa Oil & Power


Posted 6 days agoOpinion > MozambiqueMozambique Gas & PowerMGP2021 +20

What is carbon offsetting?

Sustainability, and social responsibility, should be key to all sectors.   While the worldwide lockdowns caused by the Covid-19 pandemic may have lowered our air pollutants, before the outbreak there were seven million deaths each year due to pollution .  There are many policies in place to help r ...

John Hannen


Posted 12 days agoOpinion > sustainabilityEnvironmentCarbon Emissions

ENERGY EFFICIENCY CASES BY DOWNSTREAM LEADERS

EU's 2030 framework for climate and energy with its goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to improve energy efficiency, the companies' aim to cut expenses and optimize production costs make the question of energy efficiency arise more and more often. We can see the news with companies announ ...

Julia


Posted 17 days agoOpinion > downstream

Mozambique’s Economic Future Will Rely on Monetization of Gas at Home

In celebration of the recipient of AOP's ‘Person of the Year Award', H.E. President Felipe Nyusi, we are running content from the  Africa Energy Series Report 2020: Mozambique , which highlights Mozambique's gas revolution. H.E. Nyusi will receive the prestigious award at the  Mozambique Gas & Pow ...

Aydanur Akkurt - Africa Oil & Power


Posted 21 days agoOpinion > MozambiqueMozambique Gas & PowerMGP2021 +14

SMARTER PIPELINES: DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES AND TRENDS

Oil and Gas pipeline operators are investing heavily in new digital technologies to improve control, inspection and maintenance of assets. The COVID-19 outbreak and oil price drop put pressure on the industry and companies have to cut costs, increase efficiencies, and improve decision making to do ...

Julia


Posted 24 days agoOpinion > TOGCBGS GroupKristinaSabirova +1

The Oil and Gas sector's path to investment - Demonstrate Strong Financial Management

In order for Oil & Gas companies to secure funding during these challenging times, investors will be seeking evidence of robust financial management. Utilising best-of-breed financial management system Infor SunSystems can help your business to effectively compete for a share of the limited investm ...

Louise Rock-West - Progressive TSL


Posted 1 month agoOpinion > Oil and Gas InvestmentsFundingInfor SunSystems +2

The oil industry needs to get used to dwindling demand

Earlier this year, crude oil consumption fell by as much as a third as a result of the coronavirus crisis. But falling demand has been a worry since long before this year. While many in the industry may stick their head in the sand or plug their ears, they need to realise that demand may never full ...

Scott Johnson


Posted 1 month agoOpinion > CoronavirusDemandRenewable Energy +7

COMMENT: Lloyd's Register welcome OGA Energy Integration Project Report

This year, Lloyd's Register (LR) conducted a detailed technical study on behalf of the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) into potential options for decarbonising the offshore energy system, looking at how we can move to an integrated energy future.    The findings of this study underpinned the Energy ...

Saffron Cummings


Posted 2 months agoOpinion > Oil and GasEnergyOffshore +6

The decline of the family-owned oil company

Since the first US oil well was drilled in 1859, countless families have made a name for themselves in the industry. There were many private, family-owned oil and gas firms across the US. America's first billionaire, John D. Rockefeller, built his fortune from the founding of Standard Oil in 1870. ...

Scott Johnson


Posted 3 months agoOpinion > family businessfamily planningsuccession planning +3

Open market oil sales is the new normal in South Sudan

The Republic of South Sudan is in a period of transition – both politically and economically. The Transitional Government of National Unity is in place, and agreement was recently reached over governance of the country's states. The Ministry of Petroleum is also driving change, implementing a ...

Claudia Padayachy


Posted 3 months agoOpinion > South SudanOilpetroleum +4

Can Oilfield Suppliers Save Themselves?

Few sectors have ever fallen farther over any extended period than oilfield suppliers have since the beginning of the current industry downturn in  June 2014 . Relative to the broader market, the sector's decline may be totally unprecedented. Six years ago, Saudi Arabia fired the round felt around ...

Doug Sheridan - EnergyPoint Research


Posted 3 months agoOpinion > WeatherfordSchlumbergerHalliburton +4

Alternative Technologies To Produce Alternative Fuels

As the energy sector accounts for nearly 90% of CO2 emissions globally, it is the dominant contributor to climate change. To reach the United Nations' sustainable goals the sector should transform from fossil-based to zero-carbon by the second half of the 21st century. One of the main areas to in ...

Julia


Posted 3 months agoOpinion > ReginaChislovaPRC Europealternative fuels

Carving out a new identity for oil and gas

As the coronavirus crisis wreaks havoc across the globe, no industry has been safe from its effects. Oil and gas are no exception. April 20 th , 2020 was the first day in history where oil recorded negative prices . Since the beginning of the pandemic there has been a loss of one third of total de ...

Scott Johnson


Posted 4 months agoOpinion > United KingdomBPAustralia +3

Building Back Better: Climate Crisis, Oil Price Crash and Covid-19

Stakeholder pressure, falling unit costs, a heightened sense of moral and social responsibility (perhaps) - if you had asked observers six months ago to list the factors they deemed responsible for driving the energy transition , these are, inter alia, the responses you may have received. Whilst t ...

Owen Rolt


Posted 4 months agoOpinion

Oil & Gas Separators

Separators reside on onshore well pads and offshore platforms and can be horizontal, vertical, or a sphere. They're used in upstream oil and gas applications for periodic well testing (as a test separator) or continuous production measurement (as a production separator ), and  can function in ...

Josh Waters


Posted 4 months agoOpinion > coriolis flow metercoriolis meterseparator oil and gas +5
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