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AGR and Statoil Co-Authored Book Translated into Chinese

" Reservoir Model Design ” is now being translated into Chinese. The book, co-authored by the AGR's TRACS Training Director, Mark Bentley and Philip Ringrose, Geoscience Specialist at Statoil and Adjunct Professor at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, is considered one of the ...

Maria Djomina - AGR


Posted 11 days agoPress > AGRE&P TrainingSkills +1

Benedict Peters: The fate of Nigeria’s oil future hangs in the balance

The workings of the oil sector in Nigeria had been in need of a rethink long before the Obasanjo government decided to take action nearly a decade ago. Passed from government to government in the years since, we're barely any closer to the promised alignment and clarification of the regulatory frame ...

Benedict Peters - Aiteo Group


Posted 5 months agoOpinion > OilPIBNigeria +10

Oil and gas industry skills organisation responds to Institute for Fiscal Studies report on UK Apprenticeship Levy

THE oil and gas industry skills, standards and workforce development organisation OPITO has responded to a report from the Institute for Fiscal Studies which shows the target of three million apprenticeships and new funding system around the UK's new Apprenticeship Levy risk poor value for money. F ...

Jamie MacDonald


Posted 5 months agoPress > OPITOSkillsapprentice +1

Benedict Peters: We must rebuild Nigerian local content capacity

In the year 2000, I started building what will turn into Nigeria's biggest storage terminals in Lagos and in Port Harcourt. I had just finished a seven year sojourn of working as an executive in other Nigerian oil companies and now positioned myself to become a local content player in Nigeria. When ...

Benedict Peters - Aiteo Group


Posted 6 months agoOpinion > 2017 Oil industry PredictionsNigeriaAfrica Oil +4

AGR starts a blog for technical knowledge management

In order to offer the oil and gas industry technical insights, the global energy services and software company, AGR, have started a blog to discuss key issues the industry is facing and share technical writing from AGR's experts. The blog contains short introductions to topics the company's engin ...

Maria Djomina - AGR


Posted 6 months agoPress > Knowledge ReservoirtrainingSkills +3

Training in E&P after the downturn – time to offer something different

ABERDEEN, the UK - AGR's TRACS Training Director, Mark Bentley, senses a change in the air for training delivery. After the current sustained downturn in the business, companies are beginning to return to training, but of a different sort … The industry is familiar with cyclicity of the oil and gas ...

Maria Djomina - AGR


Posted 7 months agoOpinion > trainingtraining and developmentSkills +3