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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 - WMG


Posted 6 months agoOpinion > Talent ManagementTalent resourcingAberdeen +3

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 - WMG


Posted 4 months agoOpinion > LondonKazakhstanFinancial times +4

Safety in Numbers! Technology, Human Resources and Oil & Gas

Across oil and gas, mining and engineering industries, the move towards automation has been motivated by similar impulses. For some companies the most important aspect is financial cost savings, for others its efficiency and predictable outcomes. But the area that they all have in common is recog ...

Danabek Zhanayev - WMG


Posted 3 months agoOpinion > Technologyairobotics +4

Nord Stream 2: with Europe already divided, the US adds a new layer of geopolitical complexity

When Gazprom officially launched plans to build the second Nord Stream gas pipeline system to Germany in June 2015, the accusations that Gazprom's main aim was to increase its dominance over European gas came thick and fast. When five European majors from five EU member states (Austria, France, ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 2 years agoOpinion > PlattsNord Streameurope +2

OPEC. Lessons on the Oil Pudding

The price of Brent has gone up and we can expect an increase concerning other commodities. At sight if this agreement sticks and shale oil in the US is not increased we can really see smiles on oil producing countries including Russia. OPEC has shown in the past that it can unravel markets, bicke ...

Hilton Hannibal - Oil Political Diligence


Posted 3 years agoOpinion > OPECoil priceAbu Dhabi National Oil Company ADNOC

Operational Digital Oilfield Solutions Market 2018 Manufacturers Survey, Consumption and Forecast 2023

The  Operational Digital Oilfield Solutions Market  2018 inspects the execution of the Operational Digital Oilfield Solutions advertise, encasing a top to bottom judgment of the Operational Digital Oilfield Solutions showcase state and the aggressive scene comprehensively. This report breaks down ...

Gary Wooster


Posted 2 years agoOpinion > Operational Digital Oilfield Solutions MarketOperational Digital Oilfield Solutions Market 2018

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 4 months agoOpinion > SwedishSteelPrizeWinnerShape Corporation +1

The interconnector disconnect

Fieldfisher energy experts David Haverbeke , Lis Blunsdon and Yohanna Weber , discuss why more attention needs to be focused on critical power infrastructure. For merchant interconnectors, legal certainty and security of investment need to be satisfied before a private investor, or a consort ...

Lis Blunsdon


Posted 10 months agoOpinion > interconnectorsgasElectricity +5

Nigerian Oil Industry Threatened by Strikes

Oil Industry at Risk of Major Damage Oil truck drivers in Nigeria took to the capital's streets in protest in early April because of wage disputes and lousy roads, causing widespread strikes and attacks. Reuters reported that the strikes could lead to major disruptions in the supply chain of th ...

Giora Tal - SHELLL


Posted 2 years agoOpinion > Nigeriaoil undstrylegislation +1

African Energy Economist: Subsidizing Nigerian inefficiency

Fuel subsidies in Nigeria remain a thorny issue. State support for gasoline and diesel prices, both directly at the pump and through subsidies for fuel imports, places a huge burden on the national finances. A government report calculated that $8 billion out of total federal state expenditure of $22 ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 3 years agoOpinion > AfricaDieselGasoline +2

Oil price, Faroe, SDX Energy, And finally…

Oil price Both the Saudi Oil Minister and the head of Saudi Aramco were on their hind legs at Dav-oh yesterday, the former saying that the US supply infrastructure was ‘decimated' and the latter confirming that the oil market would have re-balanced by the end of the first half. He also snuck in ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 3 years agoOpinion > Malcy's BlogFaroe PetroleumSDX Energy

Oil price, Genel, Ophir, Sundry-Sound Energy-Ascent- And finally…

Oil price As if proof were ever needed that crude is trading in a narrow range last week WTI was up 3 cents on the week while Brent was down a whopping 11 cents. The end of the week was best for the bulls as the IEA added to other reporters in assessing the adherence to the quotas as being over 90 ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 3 years agoOpinion > Malcy's BlogOphir EnergySound Energy +2

Oil price, Wood Group, And finally…

Oil price A weak dollar ahead of the Fed meeting helped in a quiet market with the US closed for Presidents Day. Net long positions have crept up to another high and with the data from Saudi Arabia confirming the cutbacks, the price picked up. A short blog today as I am off to see a couple of com ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 3 years agoOpinion > Malcy's BlogWood Group

Don't Hold Your Breath For Deeper OPEC Cuts

The rally in oil prices over the past two weeks came to a halt on Wednesday on news that OPEC is actually exporting more oil than previously thought. A month ago, oil prices appeared to be higher than they should have been, with weak demand, elevated inventories, and a recognition that the nine- ...

Oilprice Staff


Posted 2 years agoOpinion > oil priceOPEC

Find the Oil jobs

The demands of oil have spread over the entire globe and the continuous discovery of oil deposits in countries in the Middle East and other countries in the Pacific pave the way for oil jobs. As the demand for energy is rapidly expanding jobs in oil and gas sectors continue to grow to meet the deman ...

Anastasiia Olsen


Posted 2 years agoOpinion > OilgasOil and Gas Jobs
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