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Investing in offshore E&P: pros, cons and strategies

An unstable oil price and the growing trend of switching to low carbon technologies are worrying shareholders and potential investors in offshore oil and gas exploration and production (E&P). Questions that should be considered include: is it worth investing in offshore operations now and, if so, w ...

Julia


Posted 2 months agoOpinion

Recycling Plastics Back Into Oil

With IMO 2020 approaching and growing demand for petrochemical products and low-sulfur fuel, downstream oil and gas companies are looking for ways to reduce costs. One of the possible solutions to the problem is recycling plastics back into oil. This would solve two problems at the same time by pr ...

Julia


Posted 2 months agoOpinion

Dr. Daniel Fine & T Greg Merrion on the OIL PRICE WAR and U.S. collapse

Interview with Oil and Gas Expert Dr. Daniel Fine with T.Greg Merrion of Merrion Oil D r. Daniel Fine and T. Greg Merrion of Merrion Oil are experts in their fields.  Dr. Fine raises the fact the oil market was manipulated and explains just how it was done.  T Greg gives an acrual account of from ...

Will Fine


Posted 2 months agoOpinion > oil newsBusinessNewsBusiness news +44

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. I see news with companies announcing mode ...

Julia


Posted 2 months agoOpinion

Biofuels or electric vehicles?

In 2020 Europe plans the transition to eco-friendly fuels for the transport and industry. For the petrochemical and refining segment it is a loss of the part of the market and at the same time, it is a step out of the comfort zone to rebuild the business strategy. With the increasing greenhouse ...

Julia


Posted 2 months agoOpinion

Oil price crash – Our CEO, Chris Walcot’s response

The current drop in oil prices is going to have a profound effect on the energy sector. We have all been left reeling from the sudden and dramatic price crash. None of us knows how long this crash will last or the long term impact – even after COVID-19 is under control, we are still exposed to the ...

Louise Rock-West - Progressive TSL


Posted 3 months agoOpinion > upstreamAfricaNorth Sea +4

Building and maintaining a modern asset ecosystem

In this opinion piece we discuss the importance of maintaining an Asset Ecosystem, how to leverage the benefits of an asset maintenance system using industry best practices and assessing and identifying strategic assets you can apply a comprehensive asset maintenance strategy too. Managing a mode ...

Marcus Kelly - TouchstoneEnergy


Posted 3 months agoOpinion > Asset Managementasset management systemmaintenance +6

How Digitalisation Can Help Keep Operatives Safe and Healthy

Many working in industries with remote assets such as Energy, Mining and Engineering Services have been aware for some time of the benefits of technologies such as AI (Artificial Intelligence) and IoT (Internet of Things). These advantages have been brought into clear focus over the last few weeks ...

Louise Rock-West - Progressive TSL


Posted 3 months agoOpinion > IIoTOil and GasArtificial intelligence +5

Modernising plant & equipment: Adopting industry best practice maintenance strategies

While the major price swings of energy production in the last decade may seem like they're firmly in the past, the future of the energy sector is anything but certain. Many companies have learned lessons from the industry's unexpected turns and implemented processes that are designed to avoid past ...

Marcus Kelly - TouchstoneEnergy


Posted 3 months agoOpinion > Plant EngineeringMaintenance StrategyMaintenance and Reliability +6

Oil and gas industry faces huge loss

BY KEVIN ROBINSON-AVILA AND DAN BOYD / ALBUQUERQUE JOURNAL STAFF WRITERS Published: Thursday, March 19th, 2020 at 5:04pm Updated: Thursday, March 19th, 2020 at 9:55pm " Copyright © 2020 Albuquerque Journal With oil prices plunging to their lowest level in 22 years, state legislators are proje ...

Will Fine


Posted 3 months agoOpinion > Farmington New MexicoDelaware BasinWest Texas Delaware Basin USA +63

Oil price plunge wallops New Mexico

BY KEVIN ROBINSON-AVILA / Albuquerque JOURNAL STAFF WRITER Published: Monday, March 9th, 2020 at 10:02pm Copyright © 2020 Albuquerque Journal New Mexico's oil boom could soon turn to bust after world prices for crude crashed on Monday. The price for U.S. benchmark West Texas Intermediate b ...

Will Fine


Posted 3 months agoOpinion > RussiaRussian marketOPEC +85

Progressive TSL profiles: Laurent Graziano

Laurent has headed up the Progressive TSL EAM Team for the last six years; here, he discusses the challenges of implementing EAM and what he enjoys most about working in our tight-knit London team. Tell us more about your role at Progressive TSL?   I am in charge of the Enterprise Asset Manageme ...

Louise Rock-West - Progressive TSL


Posted 3 months agoOpinion > Enterprise asset managementInfor EAMEAM +6

Debunking Gender Stereotypes in Careers Week

National Careers Week (NCW), which takes place between the 2 nd and the 6 th of March, is a time to inspire young learners at the brink of their careers and make them aware of the wealth of opportunities up for grabs. As a not-for-profit company, NCW focusses on getting young people on the right ...

stephen avv


Posted 4 months agoOpinion > Career OpportunitiesCareer PlanningWomen in Oil +7

Measuring oil and water inflow in a multi-well subsea field development using tracer technology

In any deep water field development it is important to monitor water and oil production from all wells in order to manage fluid movement and maximise hydrocarbon recovery. Download the case study using the link below to learn how the use of chemical tracer technology integrated into a lower comple ...

Callum Grieves


Posted 4 months agoOpinion > Reservoir CharacterisationReservoir AnalysisReservoir Engineering +12

Future Challenges for the Engineering Industry

The engineering industry is a complex field of expertise, and it is involved in multiple aspects of our daily lives, from heating our homes to keeping us connected to the internet. Countless parts of our everyday lives are supported by engineering. But as the times change, more is being demanded fr ...

stephen avv


Posted 4 months agoOpinion > Engineeringengineering industryregulations +7
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