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Contributor: Martin Richards, José María Sotomayor, and Rune Olsen
Posted: 12/06/2016
Martin Richards, José María Sotomayor, and Rune Olsen
News from the oil and gas industry have not been jolly reading the last years.

But, at the ONS 2016 Conference in Stavanger, we heard some very good news. Statoil published a statement saying they, together with their partners, had managed to reduce the cost of building first phase of the giant field Johan Sverdrup substantially. Full Article »
Contributor: Timothy Haïdar, EIC
Posted: 02/25/2013
Part of the Oil and Gas Technology series In this exclusive interview, Tim Haðdar speaks with David Hartwell, of Click Software about the potential that mobile solutions have to enhance efficiency in the oil and gas sector. It is projected that $168 billion will be spent on enterprise mobility solutions through 2015, and some $8 billion of Full Podcast »
Contributor: Timothy Haïdar, EIC
Posted: 11/04/2013
Timothy Haïdar, EIC
742-years ago, a teenage Marco Polo would set out from Italy with his father and uncle on a voyage of discovery into Asia. A quarter of a century and 15,000 kilometres later, they would bring back paper, pasta and a host of luxuries from porcelain to jade Full Column »
Contributor: 8over8 Ltd
Posted: 12/06/2016
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The slump in oil prices has seen a tailing-off in the number of megaprojects - major infrastructure projects that cost more than $1 billion – on the drawing board throughout the energy industry.

The scale and complexity of these megaprojects will always translate into budget overruns and missed deadlines, but the oil and gas industry has a particularly high rate of project failure.

In conjunction with AVEVA ProCon, Oil & Gas IQ carried out a wide-ranging survey to professionals that have worked on oil and gas megaprojects in the recent past.

The statistics we gathered make for both sobering reading, and form the epitaph for the Age of the Megaproject… Full Whitepaper »