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Contributor: Timothy Haïdar, EIC
Posted: 02/07/2017
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“I’m very good at this, it’s called construction.” - President Donald J. Trump (1946 - )

Now in the third week of the Trump presidency, the Commander-in-Chief of the world's only superpower is flexing his statutory instruments.

Since taking office on January 20th, President Trump has used 22 legislative devices - including executive orders, presidential memoranda and proclamations - to enact policy changes at a rate of more than one a day. To put this in perspective, his predecessor, Barack Obama, issued 277 in his eight years in office. Full Article »
Posted: 06/30/2015
Motorola Solutions for Oil & Gas: TETRA Radios for the Energy Sector
Energy production operates in a unique environment which demands constant assessment to anticipate and react to anything that could interrupt its everyday smooth running. This short story illustrates how the transmission of voice and data communications over a dedicated TETRA network works to help alleviate potential threats to efficient and safe Full Video »
Contributor: Timothy Haïdar, EIC
Posted: 01/11/2015
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In this exclusive interview, we speak with Eduardo Lora-Tamayo, Project Manager IT at Spanish-based muti-utility Gas Natural Fenosa about the "Hermes" program he devised and rolled out. Gas Natural Fenosa has a user base of some 20 million customers, and the Hermes mobility platform has allowed frontline staff to use real-time information to make Full Podcast »
Contributor: Timothy Haïdar, EIC
Posted: 07/12/2016
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A few weeks ago, the shadow of Brexit - the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the European Union - was just that, an obscurity, intangible and illusory. Today, the genie is out of the bottle and whether the magic cast is white or black will be felt over a span of years. Full Column »
Contributor: Lloyds Register
Posted: 01/11/2017
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As history shows, in the current market conditions, well integrity is of even higher importance. If we look at the distribution of upstream losses in the "100 largest losses list”, we can see that there is a significant frequency of losses either during or immediately after significant reductions in the crude oil price, and this is a global problem.

Coupled with ageing wells that are operating for longer and passed their original design life in many cases, well integrity needs to be of paramount importance. This white paper addresses these challenges, as well as providing four easy steps to achieve successful well integrity management. Full Whitepaper »