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Everyday is Different Part 2: Onsite Project Delivery in West Africa

Welcome to Part 2 of a 5 part series of blogs by Sarah Davis - Service Delivery Manager at TouchstoneEnergy. In this series Sarah will walk you through the journey of a new project manager at TouchstoneEnergy and their experiences onsite at their first international project: Delivering a new fina ...

Marcus Kelly - TouchstoneEnergy


Posted 2 days agoOpinion > Africaafrica oil and gasProject Management +5

Everyday is Different Part 1: Onsite Project Delivery in West Africa

Welcome to a 5 part series of blogs by Sarah Davis - Service Delivery Manager at TouchstoneEnergy. In this series Sarah will walk you through the journey of a new project manager at TouchstoneEnergy and their experiences onsite at their first international project: Delivering a new finance system ...

Marcus Kelly - TouchstoneEnergy


Posted 9 days agoOpinion > Africaafrica oil and gasProject Management +4

How IoT Is Transforming The Oil and Gas Industry

Efficiency and Safety are the two most pivotal aspects in the oil and gas industry. Artificial intelligence, Machine Learning, Automation etc are driving Oil & Gas Technology Solutions to a new level. There are roughnecks and drillers, on the oil rig, constantly collecting data. With automatio ...

Kathleen Brown


Posted 9 days agoOpinion > IoTOilgas

Diversity in Energy and Technology

Progressive TSL are key sponsors of the Diversity in Energy Summit 2019 taking place this week in London. We are looking forward to exploring with fellow delegates the challenges for increasing and maintaining diversity in the energy sector, including the empowerment of women. A Better Balance for ...

Gayle Meikle


Posted 14 days agoOpinion > MaximoDiversity and inclusionDiversity in Energy +15

Developing talent in Oil & Gas

Several of the best-attended panels at the SPE Offshore Europe 2019 conference took time to address and explore the future of the oil and gas sector and the changes that can be expected.  Since the conference finished, I've been thinking a lot about one of the questions posed that concerned: “ wha ...

Danabek Zhanayev - World Monitoring


Posted 26 days agoOpinion > Talent ManagementTalent resourcingAberdeen +3

7 tips to help you get the most out of your next face-to-face networking event

By Andrew Smith, director, Aberdeen Business Network (ABN) We live in an age in which our social interaction is increasingly done by digital means and business networking is no different. The rise of online networking means that a connection can be made with the click of a finger and an audienc ...

James Donaldson


Posted 1 month agoOpinion > ABNNetworkingAberdeen +1

One day at SPE Offshore Europe 2019

Last week we spent a very informative day at P&J Live in Aberdeen, Scotland. This airy, modern and environmentally friendly building is the new home of SPE Offshore Europe, one of the most significant international events for upstream of oil & gas companies Spotlight on energy transition     ...

Gayle Meikle


Posted 1 month agoOpinion > OE19North Seaenergy transition +6

Day 1 Report: SPE Offshore Europe 2019

SPE Offshore Europe 2019 has drawn to a close and truly delivered on its promise to keep attendees ‘up to date with the most significant technologies and connect with a global network of 36,000+ attendees.' After 3 days on the ground , I think I met with most of them! The conference brought toget ...

Danabek Zhanayev - World Monitoring


Posted 1 month agoOpinion > SPE Offshore EuropeKazakhstanoil and gas recruitment +3

Can oil tech increase productivity enough to save the industry?

Thanks to changing consumer and industry behaviours, it's likely that the demand for oil will begin to decrease sharply within 10 years. That means the race is on to improve upstream productivity. Industry experts and others such as economist John Mills , Robert Gordon and Christian Odendahl ...

Scott Johnson


Posted 1 month agoOpinion > upstreamtrendsProductivity +2

Why oil and gas businesses are turning to BankLinks for Business (B4B) for streamlined bank payments.

Recently, Progressive TSL has seen increased interest in the complementary tools we offer alongside our core Infor SunSystems solution to streamline processes. Here we discuss the benefits of using BankLinks for Business (B4B) to save your business time and money when making electronic payments. ...

Gayle Meikle


Posted 1 month agoOpinion > BankingaccountancyNorth Sea +5

Building a prosperous and free Somalia through the Rule of Law

Opinion article by His Excellency Abdirashid Mohamed Ahmed, The Minister of Petroleum & Mineral Resources of The Federal Republic of Somalia As Dwight D. Eisenhower said: “The clearest way to show what the rule of law means to us in everyday life is to recall what has happened when there is no r ...

Aydanur Akkurt - Africa Oil & Power


Posted 1 month agoOpinion > SomaliaLawOil Blocks +5

Spotlight on SPE Offshore Europe 2019

On the 3 rd September I will be taking the journey north to Aberdeen, Scotland, where the SPE Offshore Europe conference will be held. Gathering together an array of experts and leaders across the oil and gas sector's entire value chain, the conference sets out to explore some of the trends, pat ...

Danabek Zhanayev - World Monitoring


Posted 1 month agoOpinion > aberdeen oil and gasAberdeenArtificial Intelligence in Oil and Gas +6

Are oil companies doing enough for local fishing communities?

Oil, especially upstream, is a tough business and potentially impacts not just on the environment but also on communities. There is a tendency to think that oil companies don't do enough to counter the fears of local people. But is that really true? Outside of the oil business, companies, and thei ...

Scott Johnson


Posted 2 months agoOpinion > OilFishingCSR +2

In shipping industry, where over-the-road trucks consume huge amounts of oil and gas, a business case for incorporating solar panels

By Michael Notarangeli, Executive Vice President Logistics, Maine Pointe Long-term speculation on the future  of the oil and gas industry, along with environmental concerns, has led to intensified interest in alternative energy sources, such as solar. In the shipping industry, where over-the-road ...

Michael Notarangeli


Posted 2 months agoOpinion > Maine PointeSolar Panelsupply chain logistics +2

Keeping the oil business in the family

The oil industry is a constant source of stories for the media but one aspect still takes a back seat: the role of family oil businesses, and the unique challenges they face. This is a surprise in an era where people are starting to recognise the positive and vital role played in economies round t ...

Scott Johnson


Posted 2 months agoOpinion > Oilfamily businessUnited Kingdom +1
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