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How Digitalisation Can Help Keep Operatives Safe and Healthy

Many working in industries with remote assets such as Energy, Mining and Engineering Services have been aware for some time of the benefits of technologies such as AI (Artificial Intelligence) and IoT (Internet of Things). These advantages have been brought into clear focus over the last few weeks ...

Louise Rock-West - Progressive TSL


Posted 5 days agoOpinion > IIoTOil and GasArtificial intelligence +5

Modernising plant & equipment: Adopting industry best practice maintenance strategies

While the major price swings of energy production in the last decade may seem like they're firmly in the past, the future of the energy sector is anything but certain. Many companies have learned lessons from the industry's unexpected turns and implemented processes that are designed to avoid past ...

Marcus Kelly - TouchstoneEnergy


Posted 8 days agoOpinion > Plant EngineeringMaintenance StrategyMaintenance and Reliability +6

Oil and gas industry faces huge loss

BY KEVIN ROBINSON-AVILA AND DAN BOYD / ALBUQUERQUE JOURNAL STAFF WRITERS Published: Thursday, March 19th, 2020 at 5:04pm Updated: Thursday, March 19th, 2020 at 9:55pm " Copyright © 2020 Albuquerque Journal With oil prices plunging to their lowest level in 22 years, state legislators are proje ...

Will Fine


Posted 16 days agoOpinion > Farmington New MexicoDelaware BasinWest Texas Delaware Basin USA +63

Oil price plunge wallops New Mexico

BY KEVIN ROBINSON-AVILA / Albuquerque JOURNAL STAFF WRITER Published: Monday, March 9th, 2020 at 10:02pm Copyright © 2020 Albuquerque Journal New Mexico's oil boom could soon turn to bust after world prices for crude crashed on Monday. The price for U.S. benchmark West Texas Intermediate b ...

Will Fine


Posted 25 days agoOpinion > RussiaRussian marketOPEC +85

Progressive TSL profiles: Laurent Graziano

Laurent has headed up the Progressive TSL EAM Team for the last six years; here, he discusses the challenges of implementing EAM and what he enjoys most about working in our tight-knit London team. Tell us more about your role at Progressive TSL?   I am in charge of the Enterprise Asset Manageme ...

Louise Rock-West - Progressive TSL


Posted 28 days agoOpinion > Enterprise asset managementInfor EAMEAM +6

Debunking Gender Stereotypes in Careers Week

National Careers Week (NCW), which takes place between the 2 nd and the 6 th of March, is a time to inspire young learners at the brink of their careers and make them aware of the wealth of opportunities up for grabs. As a not-for-profit company, NCW focusses on getting young people on the right ...

stephen avv


Posted 1 month agoOpinion > Career OpportunitiesCareer PlanningWomen in Oil +7

Measuring oil and water inflow in a multi-well subsea field development using tracer technology

In any deep water field development it is important to monitor water and oil production from all wells in order to manage fluid movement and maximise hydrocarbon recovery. Download the case study using the link below to learn how the use of chemical tracer technology integrated into a lower comple ...

Callum Grieves


Posted 1 month agoOpinion > Reservoir CharacterisationReservoir AnalysisReservoir Engineering +12

Future Challenges for the Engineering Industry

The engineering industry is a complex field of expertise, and it is involved in multiple aspects of our daily lives, from heating our homes to keeping us connected to the internet. Countless parts of our everyday lives are supported by engineering. But as the times change, more is being demanded fr ...

stephen avv


Posted 1 month agoOpinion > Engineeringengineering industryregulations +7

Top 3 Performing Oil Stocks of 2019

The top 3 performing oil stocks of 2019 were not the most popular names you would typically hear. Usually when the phrase “oil stocks” is mentioned, most would think of stocks like Shell, BP, etc. But the fact is that 2019 was not a good year for many oil stocks. Global oil demand outlook as provid ...

Michael Kuchar


Posted 2 months agoOpinion > Oil Stocksheating oilHess Corporation +1

What’s the history between US and Iran that has led to the escalated US- Iran conflict and allegations of economic terrorism?

A lot of people have asked about doing a breakdown on Iran and how the USA is draw them out to be. So today we are going to look at the US Iran conflict and see why we are in the position we are today. Things we will be looking at in this breakdown are, the current state of economy, what countrie ...

Masih Rezvani-Ph.D


Posted 3 months agoOpinion

Oil Marketing Strategies

  Oil Marketing Strategies (New global and local market, Creation of added value through differentiation and high quality products ) By : Mohammad(Masih)Rezvani_Ph.D Preface :In recent years, a series of events and changes has profoundly altered the operating environment in the oil sect ...

Masih Rezvani-Ph.D


Posted 3 months agoOpinion

What the UK is doing to reduce emissions to zero

For those who are environmentally conscious, you'll be pleased to know that the UK is planning to be emission-free by 2050. However, this is quite a way away. And with a yearly output of an estimated 500 million tons of greenhouse gases released, this is likely to have some damage to our planet. G ...

John Hannen


Posted 3 months agoOpinion > Energy & Environmentsustainability

Safety in Numbers! Technology, Human Resources and Oil & Gas

Across oil and gas, mining and engineering industries, the move towards automation has been motivated by similar impulses. For some companies the most important aspect is financial cost savings, for others its efficiency and predictable outcomes. But the area that they all have in common is recog ...

Danabek Zhanayev - WMG


Posted 3 months agoOpinion > Technologyairobotics +4

Pirates on the Prowl in the Offshore

Opportunists lurk in today's offshore oil and gas industry. And like the buccaneers of old, they are starting to make waves. Last week, Luminus Management issued a press release criticizing the management and board of Valaris . Luminus, through its affiliates, owns 18.7% of Valaris. The firm ...

Doug Sheridan - EnergyPoint Research


Posted 3 months agoOpinion > valarisENSCORowan +7

The Biggest Oil Discoveries of 2019

Amidst all the talk revolving around finding newer sources of energy, the world is still making huge oil and gas discoveries. Since the shale boom, conventional oil discoveries have fallen steeply, and stands at its lowest in 70 years. There are still several amazing discoveries though, in the myst ...

Michael Kuchar


Posted 3 months agoOpinion > Oil Discoveriesoil tradingcrude oil trading
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