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Today the stakes are high for professionals involved in oil exploration through oil drilling (including offshore drilling), gas exploration and field development. Oil & Gas IQ is proud to be the industry’s leading source of essential information for onshore and offshore oil drilling, gas exploration and production as well as the development and management of fields. Start exploring today!

Contributor: Timothy Haïdar, EIC
Posted: 04/12/2015
[ANALYSIS] What The Gatwick 100 Billion Barrel Oil Bonanza Actually Means
Last week, UK firm Oil and Gas Investments (UKOG) announced they had discovered as much as 100 billion barrels of onshore oil in South East England. That is more than the proven oil reserves of Kuwait, the world’s sixth largest holder of crude oil. Whilst this seems like a Doctor Evil-like arbitrary number selection, it is a very serious one indeed. In the following piece look at the raw statistics and try to extrapolate what the Gatwick Oil Bonanza will actually mean for citizen and industry alike. Full Article »
Posted: 06/09/2011
Shale Revolution: Evolving Policy in the Face of Changing Regulations
Gary Slagel, Director of Government Affairs for natural gas and coal producer CONSOL Energy, explores the range of regulatory issues facing upstream operators with regards to on site development and drilling in the shale gas fields. Full Video »
Contributor: Timothy Haïdar, EIC
Posted: 05/20/2014
In this exclusive podcast, Editor-in-Chief of Oil & Gas IQ, Tim Haðdar, speaks with George Sarraf, Partner at Strategy& about his work in constructing a local content framework for post-dictatorship Iraq. George Sarraf is a Beirut-based Partner with Strategy& and a member of the firm’s Energy, Chemicals, and Utilities practice. He Full Podcast »
Contributor: Timothy Haïdar, EIC
Posted: 02/16/2015
Timothy Haïdar, EIC
Oil prices have reached their highest value so far in 2015 as escalating violence in war-torn Libya and rumblings from OPEC members have pointed to lessened supply. Full Column »
Posted: 08/13/2015
[INFOGRAPHIC] High Pressure High Temperate, High Costs, High Stakes?
The global oil price downturn has hit many areas of the hydrocarbons industry with varying degrees of severity. High cost, high complexity projects have been hard hit, so high pressure, high temperate (HPHT) drilling projects have seen more of an adverse reaction than more conventional developments. In the following infographic, we have collated the findings of a wide-ranging survey of our community of professionals working in the HPHT space to gauge where the industry finds itself in the current moment and where the potential kicks may come down the line. Full Whitepaper »