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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 15 days 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 - World Monitoring


Posted 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month agoOpinion > Oil Discoveriesoil tradingcrude oil trading

Middle Eastern Business Smarts: Make Friends, Not Deal

By Neil Hathaway, Regional Middle East Manager We're all familiar with the hard sell. Sometimes, in the ruthless commercial culture that characterises much of the western world, it seems that all that matters is making the sale. It is well-documented in powerful Hollywood movies such as  Tin Men   ...

Saffron Cummings


Posted 1 month agoOpinion > Middle Eastbusiness tipscustomer satisfaction +6

Progressive TSL profiles: Jon Barker

Jon has been working for five years at Progressive TSL as a Senior Consultant for Enterprise Asset Management implementation. Here he shares some of the unique experiences he has had while working for Progressive TSL. 1. Tell us more about your role at Progressive TSL I am part of the EAM (Enterp ...

Louise Rock-West - Progressive TSL


Posted 1 month agoOpinion > Asset Managementasset management systemasset integrity management +4

Are Women Equally Represented in the Engineering Sector?

Are we doing enough to encourage young women to get into engineering? Currently, it seems that much more could be done. The number of women entering into roles in the STEM industry is much lower than that of men. This disjunction is odd, considering the fact that a higher number of girls than boys ...

stephen avv


Posted 1 month agoOpinion > EngineeringcareersCareers in Oil & gas +7

Rule of Thirds: Breaking It Down in the Midstream

Shrinking E&P budgets, weak commodity prices, the rise of environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing. The case for greater emphasis on customer satisfaction in the oil and gas industry has never been stronger. Providers of midstream services, and their stakeholders, ignore the evidence at ...

Doug Sheridan - EnergyPoint Research


Posted 1 month agoOpinion > midstreamOil Gathering LinesMarkWest Energy Partners +4

How changes to the oil industry impact the construction industry

Thanks to worldwide changes in demographics, attitudes, and costs, the construction industry has to adapt and evolve constantly to stay ahead of the game. The availability of oil is a crucial factor in this. With the cost of oil fluctuating unpredictably, those in the construction industry need to ...

stephen avv


Posted 1 month agoOpinion > oil industryConstruction IndustryFossil Fuels +7

Discussing the future of EAM – Progressive TSL’s highlights from the Infor EAM UK&I Summit

On 7th November Progressive TSL were lead sponsors at Infor EAM's Summit held in Manchester, UK. It was a great day, packed with insights and interesting people. The theme of the event was to discuss the future of Enterprise Asset Management - with fascinating talks from Infor staff and technology ...

Louise Rock-West - Progressive TSL


Posted 1 month agoOpinion > InforAsset Managementmaintenance +10

Reducing Human Error in Construction and Engineering

Human error is inevitable, but it is not uncontrollable. Many steps can be taken to reduce the risk of human error in the workplace. For the Construction and Engineering sector, these methods can be the difference between a completed project and a stalled process. It can also be the difference betw ...

stephen avv


Posted 1 month agoOpinion > human errorconstructionEngineering +3

The importance of waste-to-energy solutions

Our world is dealing with a crisis — mountains and mountain of waste. At the same time, the worry of fuel shortages is also rising. Can the two issues be combated together? According to waste management experts, yes, we can. With progress being made across various "waste-to-energy" schemes, just w ...

stephen avv


Posted 1 month agoOpinion > wasteWaste Managementfossil fuel +7

What could happen to the gas industry in even of a no deal Brexit?

With uncertainties still surrounding Brexit and the negotiations, no one really knows for sure what will happen after Britain leaves the EU. The government has made preparations for every scenario in its negotiations with the EU, including a ‘no deal' Brexit. As a country that relies heavily on a m ...

stephen avv


Posted 2 months agoOpinion > BrexitGas IndustryBiomethane +7
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