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Are Women Equally Represented in the Engineering Sector?

Are we doing enough to encourage young women to get into engineering? Currently, it seems that much more could be done. The number of women entering into roles in the STEM industry is much lower than that of men. This disjunction is odd, considering the fact that a higher number of girls than boys ...

stephen avv


Posted 4 days agoOpinion > EngineeringcareersCareers in Oil & gas +7

Rule of Thirds: Breaking It Down in the Midstream

Shrinking E&P budgets, weak commodity prices, the rise of environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing. The case for greater emphasis on customer satisfaction in the oil and gas industry has never been stronger. Providers of midstream services, and their stakeholders, ignore the evidence at ...

Doug Sheridan - EnergyPoint Research


Posted 6 days agoOpinion > midstreamOil Gathering LinesMarkWest Energy Partners +4

How changes to the oil industry impact the construction industry

Thanks to worldwide changes in demographics, attitudes, and costs, the construction industry has to adapt and evolve constantly to stay ahead of the game. The availability of oil is a crucial factor in this. With the cost of oil fluctuating unpredictably, those in the construction industry need to ...

stephen avv


Posted 10 days agoOpinion > oil industryConstruction IndustryFossil Fuels +7

Discussing the future of EAM – Progressive TSL’s highlights from the Infor EAM UK&I Summit

On 7th November Progressive TSL were lead sponsors at Infor EAM's Summit held in Manchester, UK. It was a great day, packed with insights and interesting people. The theme of the event was to discuss the future of Enterprise Asset Management - with fascinating talks from Infor staff and technology ...

Louise Rock-West - Progressive TSL


Posted 11 days agoOpinion > InforAsset Managementmaintenance +10

Reducing Human Error in Construction and Engineering

Human error is inevitable, but it is not uncontrollable. Many steps can be taken to reduce the risk of human error in the workplace. For the Construction and Engineering sector, these methods can be the difference between a completed project and a stalled process. It can also be the difference betw ...

stephen avv


Posted 12 days agoOpinion > human errorconstructionEngineering +3

The importance of waste-to-energy solutions

Our world is dealing with a crisis — mountains and mountain of waste. At the same time, the worry of fuel shortages is also rising. Can the two issues be combated together? According to waste management experts, yes, we can. With progress being made across various "waste-to-energy" schemes, just w ...

stephen avv


Posted 13 days agoOpinion > wasteWaste Managementfossil fuel +7

What could happen to the gas industry in even of a no deal Brexit?

With uncertainties still surrounding Brexit and the negotiations, no one really knows for sure what will happen after Britain leaves the EU. The government has made preparations for every scenario in its negotiations with the EU, including a ‘no deal' Brexit. As a country that relies heavily on a m ...

stephen avv


Posted 19 days agoOpinion > BrexitGas IndustryBiomethane +7

Shape Corp. wins Swedish Steel Prize 2019

Abstract:  The winner of the 20 th international Swedish Steel Prize is Shape Corp. from the United States. The prize is awarded for the groundbreaking use of martensitic steel in a 3D formed tube for automotive roof rail applications. “With great skill, Shape Corp. has shown the way forward and ...

Linh Hoang


Posted 24 days agoOpinion > SwedishSteelPrizeWinnerShape Corporation +1

Everyday is Different Part 5: Onsite Project Delivery in West Africa

Welcome to the final part of a 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 fin ...

Marcus Kelly - TouchstoneEnergy


Posted 28 days agoOpinion > Africaafrica oil and gasProject Management +5

Progressive TSL profiles: Marianne Walcot

This is the second in a series of profiles on Progressive TSL, a series of short interviews that introduce you to some of the people behind Progressive TSL. Marianne is the Founder and COO of Progressive TSL; she talks with us about the company's origins and plans for the future. When was Progre ...

Louise Rock-West - Progressive TSL


Posted 1 month agoOpinion > Progressive TSLOil and Gas InterviewsOil and Gas +7

A look beyond Oil & Gas in Kazakhstan?

Oil and Gas industry has always been the most popular one when talking about investment in Kazakhstan, which is not surprising with the country's huge oil reserves located mainly in the Western regions. This time though the focus was on Mining, Tech, Logistics and Healthcare. British companies have ...

Danabek Zhanayev - World Monitoring


Posted 1 month agoOpinion > LondonKazakhstanFinancial times +4

Everyday is Different Part 4: Onsite Project Delivery in West Africa

Welcome to Part 4 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 1 month agoOpinion > Africaafrica oil and gasProject Management +5

Everyday is Different Part 3: Onsite Project Delivery in West Africa

Welcome to Part 3 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 1 month agoOpinion > Africaafrica oil and gasProject Management +5

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 1 month 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 1 month agoOpinion > Africaafrica oil and gasProject Management +4
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