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Political Certainty and Policy Discipline, a Way Forward for South Africa

South Africa is now gaining more political certainty, which will be good for investors, however, the key things I see happening this year are the revitalization of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act (MPRDA) and the challenges around commerciality as well as substantive and procedu ...

Aydanur Akkurt - Africa Oil & Power


Posted 7 months agoLink > cape townSouth AfricaAfrica +9

Cloud computing could transform Big Oil into Lean Oil

The revolution that offers so much but the oil and gas industry is loathe to embrace When one mentions the effects of cloud computing on business, oil and gas is hardly the first industry that comes to mind. According to Chris Walcot, the forecast's author, cloud offers oil and gas businesses the ...

micah williams


Posted 8 months agoLink > Oil and GasOil and Gas Cloud Applications Industry

11kV Cable Terminations - HV Switchgear Substation Installation & Commission

11kV Cable Terminations – HV Switchgear Substation Installation Commission Published 07 Dec 2017 Project Scope: 11kV Cable Terminations, Switchgear, Transformers – LV HV CablesFeatured Contractor: ISS Industrial Switchgear Services LtdCable Specification: 11kV 3 Core XLPE  Cable BS6622 IEC60502-2S ...

Chris Dodds


Posted 8 months agoLink

11kV Triplex Cables Terminated Onto Switchgear Bushings Using Heat Shrink Cable Terminations

11kV Triplex Cables Terminated Onto Switchgear Bushings Using Heat Shrink Cable Terminations Published 08 Dec 2017 Application: 11kV Triplex Cables Terminated Onto Switchgear Bushings Using Heat Shrink Cable Terminations Cable Type: 11kV Triplex Cables BS7870-4.10 – 3 Core Cable High Voltage (HV) ...

Chris Dodds


Posted 8 months agoLink

How To Use 3M Cold Shrink Tubes

The 3M video shows how to install the cold shrink tubes by unwinding the removable core allowing the tube to shrink and form a tight waterproof seal to prevent water or humidity ingress into the cable. ♦ More Cold Shrink | Cable Caps | Cable Abandonment | Cable Joints LV | Cable Joints Terminatio ...

Chris Dodds


Posted 8 months agoLink

Why Pumps Fail: Compromised Lubrication Pressure

By manipulating lubrication pressure and flow rates, which are inversely proportional values, you can provide pump components with the appropriate lubrication to avoid premature failure. Shell bearings, on the other hand, need low flow rates and high pressure to get a thicker film into tighter sp ...

Chris Smith


Posted 10 months agoLink > Weir GroupMaintenance and Reliability

In The Oil Patch – Dr. Daniel Fine (ep. 123)

In The Oil Patch – Episode 123: host Kym Bolado and her cohost Alvin Bailey welcome Dr. Daniel Fine onto the show! Dr. Fine is with the New Mexico Center for Energy Policy and he does not hold back any of his thoughts in this episode. This is definitely a must-listen show!

Will Fine


Posted 1 year agoLink > OPECKingdom of Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia +39

Producers employ tech innovations to keep lid on costs

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Devon Energy Corp. manages all its oil operations in southeast New Mexico directly from a command-control center on the 44th floor of its Oklahoma City headquarters. Technology like WellCon, combined with a broad array of other high-tech innovations directly in the oil fields, ...

Will Fine


Posted 1 year agoLink > Dr. Daniel FineNew MexicoTechnology +25

Breathing easier in NM's oil patch

“Before, we weren't even making enough money for that … Some of the large companies are ramping up spending, but for smaller guys like me, it's still a struggle, because we need higher prices in the mid-$60 (per barrel) range for new work-overs to expand production.” That, in turn, pushed the sta ...

Will Fine


Posted 1 year agoLink > Dr. Daniel FineNew MexicoPermian +21

Oil and Gas Networking Website Oilpro Says It’s Shutting Down

Houston—Oilpro, a networking and social media website geared to the oil and gas industry, said Monday it is shutting down operations. Oilpro's shutdown comes eight months after its founder David Kent pleaded guilty to one count of computer fraud in US District Court, Southern District of New York ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 1 year agoLink > oilpro

Oil and the Saudi Arabia threat

The big picture is struggle between Iran and Saudi Arabia to dominate the region or Islamic Middle East.It was the take-over generation that switched Saudi Arabia oil strategy from an anti-American shale and sand price and market share war against West Texas Intermediate oil to a reduction of outp ...

Will Fine


Posted 1 year agoLink > Saudi ArabiaSaudi Aramcooil price +35

Intra-African Trade Lacks Cohesiveness

We see a lot of times, huge policy disconnects even within the same economic region, where some of the tax laws are very inefficient in terms of getting products from country A to B, which in effect makes it very expensive, and ultimately detrimental to intra-Africa or even intra-regional trade. ...

Aydanur Akkurt - Africa Oil & Power


Posted 1 year agoLink > Gunvor GroupLPGTrade +3

Energy expert Daniel Fine examines Trump plan for U.S. energy ‘dominance’

The Trump administration has pushed an energy policy based on the notion of American self-sufficiency and energy “dominance.” Daniel Fine, associate director of the New Mexico Center for Energy Policy and senior policy analyst for the New Mexico State Department of Energy, Minerals, and Natural R ...

Will Fine


Posted 1 year agoLink > Permian BasinWhite HouseEnergy policy +51

An African Diamond

Niger Delta E&P entered South Sudan in 2015 through a joint venture with national oil company Nilepet. As a result, Niger Delta E&P and Nilepet formed the first joint venture in Africa between a national oil company and an independent African oil company. The first mandate was that this new join ...

Aydanur Akkurt - Africa Oil & Power


Posted 1 year agoLink > Niger DeltaE&P ProjectsNigeria +5
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