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Shell Believes It Has the Expertise to Be a Clean-Energy Leader

Offshore wind projects are attracting billions of dollars of investment and will become “the energy backbone” for European countries from Germany to the U.K., said Mark Gainsborough, Royal Dutch Shell Plc's head of new energies. “Bigger offshore wind projects and zones offer the ticket size that ...

Giora Tal - SHELLL


Posted 3 days agoLink > Shellclean energyrenewable +2

Texas Panhandle group calls on Trump to change oil trade practices

“It's a core industry in that it reduces poverty and it increases the standard of living for people,” said Tom Cambridge, PIRI facilitator and petroleum geologist at Amarillo's Cambridge Production Inc. “We think that having a stable oil supply in this country that is not threatened by Saudi Arabi ...

Will Fine


Posted 3 days agoLink > ShaleTradePresident of the USA +13

As the U.S. Sends More Oil to World, OPEC Sends Less to U.S.

OPEC is finally making the move that could help complete a mission that it's failed so far: shipping less oil to the U.S., according to Sanford C. Bernstein.Exports from the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries to America have declined by close to 1 million barrels a day since a peak at t ...

Ronnie Steinocher - Baron Energy, Inc.


Posted 30 days agoLink > OPECUSACrude

Best Petroleum Engineering Schools

According to a study conducted recently, twelve universities that offered petroleum engineering programs were formally interviewed about the outlook of the course after the students graduated from their program. For further admission guidance, students can quickly access free information by click ...

Chetan Jariwala


Posted 1 month agoLink > petroleum engineeringcollegesschools +2

Big Barrels: African Oil and Gas and the Quest for Prosperity

In his first book, Big Barrels: African Oil and Gas and the Quest for Prosperity, co-written with João Marques, Mr. Ayuk confronts the widely communicated view that African nations with oil and gas resources inevitably suffer from the effects of the ‘resource curse'. Through a detailed analysis o ...

Aydanur Akkurt - Africa Oil & Power


Posted 1 month agoLink > AfricaOilgas +4

Play by Play: Lake Turkana and Lake Victoria

The discovery of oil in the Kenyan side of Lake Turkana in 2012 by Tullow Oil dramatically shifted the area's oil and gas profile. The most northern of the great lakes of the East African Rift System (EARS), Lake Turkana is today dominated by one oil and gas company, Tullow Oil. Tullow Oil, in p ...

Aydanur Akkurt - Africa Oil & Power


Posted 2 months agoLink > Lake TurkanaLake VictoriaTullow Oil +1

Play by Play: Lake Tanganyika and Lake Rukwa

The earliest attempts at evaluating the area's oil and gas potential date back to the late 1950s in Burundi, which holds only a very small part of the lake's surface, when a gravimetric prospecting survey was conducted in the basin of the Ruzizi plain. However, industry players had initially requ ...

Aydanur Akkurt - Africa Oil & Power


Posted 3 months agoLink > Lake TanganyikaLake RukwaTanzania +1

Piping design – Neven Drobnjak

In petrochemical industry, process piping is mostly carbon steel pipes, up to 12″ size. Because of process requirement, piping is exposed to very large temperature range and piping routing required special consideration. Since almost all refinery plants has same type of equipment, we can at leas ...

Neven Drobnjak - Freelance piping designer


Posted 3 months agoLink > piping design

Engineering – Neven Drobnjak

In this blog I will compare results of RISA 3D stress analysis (structural software) and Caesar II stress analysis (piping software). At the first glance, I was expecting that displacements and forces calculated in structural software RISA 3D will match displacements and forces calculated in Caes ...

Neven Drobnjak - Freelance piping designer


Posted 3 months agoLink > pipe stress analysis

Play by Play: Lake Kivu

Lake Kivu's oil and gas potential is less conventional than other basins in the East Africa Rift System (EARS), and yet, it is the only one where the resources in place are already in production. Estimated at 60 billion cubic meters of methane gas and 300 billion cubic meters of carbon dioxide ac ...

Aydanur Akkurt - Africa Oil & Power


Posted 3 months agoLink > Lake KivuRwandaDRC +2

Play by Play: Albertine Graben

The Ugandan basin had, until very recently, been divided in 17 different exploration zones situated within blocks 1, 2, 3A, 3B, 3C, 3D, 4A, 4B and 5, with blocks 2 and 3A covering almost all of Ugandan's territorial waters of Lake Albert. However, in a recent farm-down deal still subject to appro ...

Aydanur Akkurt - Africa Oil & Power


Posted 3 months agoLink > Albertine GrabenLake AlbertLake Edward +2

Play by Play: The Great Rift Valley

Vast, underexplored, and now known to be full of petroleum resources, the East African Rift System is one of the most exciting areas for onshore oil and gas investment in the world. In all, the Great Rift Valley represents perhaps the most interesting underexplored region for oil and gas in Afric ...

Aydanur Akkurt - Africa Oil & Power


Posted 3 months agoLink > Rift ValleyKenyaSouth Sudan +6

Play by Play: Prince Albert Formation

The most promising plays for unconventional oil and gas prospects in South Africa's Karoo Basin are the Prince Albert, the Whitehill and the Collingham formations. A 2013 study by the Energy Information Administration gives very positive indications for the Prince Albert shale's potential, as the ...

Aydanur Akkurt - Africa Oil & Power


Posted 3 months agoLink > South AfricagasShale Gas +4

Play by Play: Collingham Formation

The most promising plays for unconventional oil and gas prospects in South Africa's Karoo Basin are the Prince Albert, the Whitehill and the Collingham formations. The youngest of the Karoo's lower Permian shale formations, the Collingham shale is usually paired with its older counterpart, Whiteh ...

Aydanur Akkurt - Africa Oil & Power


Posted 3 months agoLink > South AfricagasShale Gas +4
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