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DW Monday: Don’t Believe the Pipe

The recent announcement that a permit will not be granted for the Dakota Access Pipeline to drill under the Missouri river, following strong opposition on environmental grounds, is a clear example of the challenges facing the onshore pipeline industry. Sustained low oil prices have also curtailed in ...

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Posted 2 months agoOpinion > DW MondayDakota Access Pipeline

DW Monday: Super Pumas Grounded – Western Europe Heavy Helicopter Supply Scenarios

The fatal helicopter crash in April 2016 near Turøy, Norway, involving the H225 / EC225, has created uncertainty surrounding the future supply of Airbus's heavy aircraft. In spite of the European safety regulator's decision to lift the flight ban on the Super Puma models, the Super Pumas continue to ...

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Posted 2 months agoOpinion > DW MondayHelicopters

DW Monday: Expectations for 2017

The past year has undoubtedly been one of the toughest for the oil & gas industry in recent memory. As we enter 2017 we consider three key themes that could shape the industry over the year ahead. A North America-Led OFS Recovery :  OFS markets are expected to bounce back in 2017 and we expect Nor ...

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Posted 1 month agoOpinion > DW Monday2017North America

DW Monday: Baku to the Future

As we moved into the festive period last month, BP-operated AIOC and SOCAR were busy signing a letter of intent on the future development of Azerbaijan's Azeri-Chirag-Gunashli (ACG) project. The giant offshore development, known as the ‘Contract of the Century', began production in 1997 and peake ...

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Posted 1 month agoOpinion > DW MondayAzerbaijanAzeri-Chirag-Gunashli

DW Monday: Obama’s Legacy

As President Obama leaves the Oval Office on Friday, he leaves a legacy of mixed fortunes for the energy industry. While many in the business have been vocal critics of the 44 th President and some of his more controversial legislations, there have been a number of positive aspects that occurred u ...

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Posted 1 month agoOpinion > DW MondayObamaDonald Trump

DW Monday: Heavy Lifting Lift off?

Heavy lift vessel (HLV) contractors have faced a challenging market in recent years as the low oil price environment combined with a shift towards subsea installation and deepwater activity has seen fixed platform installations decline globally. The number of fixed assets installed in 2017 is expec ...

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Posted 8 days agoOpinion > Douglas-WestwoodDW MondayHeavy Lifting

DW Monday: Not Content with Local Content

Brazil and Tanzania are two countries at very different stages of oil and gas development – Brazil is a well-established powerhouse, reeling from a recent corruption scandal, while Tanzania is at the early stage of development after a series of promising discoveries by majors including Shell and Sta ...

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Posted 1 day agoOpinion > DW MondayPetrobrasShell +2