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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 4 months agoOpinion > Africaafrica oil and gasProject Management +5

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 4 months agoOpinion > Africaafrica oil and gasProject Management +5

Oil rebounds after major producers announce meeting

Oil rebounds after major producers announce meeting Oil made a comeback as the OPEC extended an invitation to Libya and Nigeria to join other major oil producers for a meeting in late July. Both nations had previously been exempted from the recent agreement which capped oil production, and their i ...

Fiona Cincotta


Posted 2 years agoOpinion > Oil Price predictionsoil price

Rising Oil Prices Lift BP's Fortunes

Fiona Cincotta, a senior market analyst at www.cityindex.co.uk The rising oil price has certainly lifted BP's fortunes, though the extent of this bumper profit increase is testament to the company's cost-cutting efforts.  Getting its break-even cost down to $49 a barrel is no mean feat and has hel ...

Fiona Cincotta


Posted 2 years agoOpinion > BP

Brent Above $65 Market Update

Brent above $65 Brent has continued to charge northwards this morning, adding to yesterday's impressive gains and pushing the black stuff over $65 the barrel for the first time since 2015. This is Brent's fourth straight positive session, which has seen Brent climb over $4.5 dollar since last Thursd ...

Fiona Cincotta


Posted 2 years agoOpinion > United Kingdom

FTSE Lower as Oil Sinks

FTSE lower as oil sinks A stronger pound, weak commodity prices and National grid weighed on the FTSE, keeping the index in the red across the day. Even Wall Street rebounding from yesterday's heavy sell off hasn't managed to pull the FTSE out of the doldrums. Oil tumbles to 14 month low With co ...

Fiona Cincotta


Posted 1 year agoOpinion > Oil88 Energy

Changing the way drilling engineering work gets done

Technology's paradigm shift Until a decade ago, primary consumers of technology in the oil and gas industry were buddy-buddy relationships and/or central teams which drove the agenda for where dollars were invested and how innovation happened. Fast forward to today where a typical large enterpr ...

amit mehta


Posted 3 years agoOpinion > MobilizeDrillingEngineering +1

Drones don’t need regulations

Why should a government agency care if you crash a drone into a bridge, fly into a wind turbine or crash land on a solar panel? If you have passed your Part 107 in the USA, or secured a UK CAA Permission for Commercial Operations (PfCO) and have adequate insurance cover, surely that's enough? Who ...

David Gull


Posted 3 years agoOpinion > Drone regulationJames Harrisonsky-futures +3

Encana cuts debt by largest amount for E&P TSX companies in past year

Debt reduction has been a hot topic in past year in Canada, as companies adapted to a lower-for-longer price environment. Out of 70 domestic and international producers listed on the TSX, Q3 2016 data available in CanOils reveals that Encana Corp. (TSX:ECA) has cut debt by the largest monetary val ...

Mark Young


Posted 3 years agoOpinion > Canadae&ponshore +2

Upstream M&A in Canada exceeds Cdn$1.5 billion in November 2016

The value of November's announced M&A deals in the Canadian E&P sector totalled just over Cdn$1.5 billion – a sum almost identical to the equivalent total recorded in October. The full CanOils review of November upstream deal activity can be downloaded here. This month, however, it was more than j ...

Mark Young


Posted 3 years agoOpinion > upstreamCanadamergers +7

Marcellus shale sees massive resurgence in M&A activity

There was nearly eight times more invested in asset and corporate acquisitions in the Marcellus shale in 2016 than 2015, according to new analysis in Evaluate Energy's global M&A review for 2016 . Marcellus assets changed hands for a total of US$7.25 billion in 2016 – a massive increase on US$920 ...

Mark Young


Posted 3 years agoOpinion > MarcellusShaleShale Gas +6

Sea Change

Navigating the choppy waters of new oil and gas E&P investments in the North Sea. Recently, there's been a slew of news supporting new acquisition activity in the North Sea  o il and  g as   upstream  sector. The Financial Times reported on a ‘changing of the North Sea Guard' to new enterp ...

Louise Rock-West - Progressive TSL


Posted 11 months agoOpinion > North Sea EnergyNorth Seaaberdeen oil and gas +4

Getting a handle on your inventory through effective Enterprise Asset Management (EAM)

Inventory management is crucial to the day-to-day management of an oil and gas business. Companies across the oil and gas industry regularly experience inventory discrepancy problems particularly when inventory data is entered manually or isn't controlled centrally. Incorrect inventory management ...

Louise Rock-West - Progressive TSL


Posted 9 months agoOpinion > Oil and Gassmall and medium enterprisesEAM +5

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 4 months agoOpinion > InforAsset Managementmaintenance +10

Progressive TSL profiles: Jon Barker

Jon has been working for five years at Progressive TSL as a Senior Consultant for Enterprise Asset Management implementation. Here he shares some of the unique experiences he has had while working for Progressive TSL. 1. Tell us more about your role at Progressive TSL I am part of the EAM (Enterp ...

Louise Rock-West - Progressive TSL


Posted 3 months agoOpinion > Asset Managementasset management systemasset integrity management +4
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