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Oil & Gas IQ is devoted to providing energy professionals with the most comprehensive selection of case studies and white papers on the internet. Explore specialised Oil research and Gas research through our collection of whitepapers. Our white papers aim to educate industry leaders as they make complex business decisions that drive growth, innovation and ROI.
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texas
Geo-information technologies are valuable tools for ecological assessment in stressed environments. Visualizing natural features prone to disasters from the oil sector spatially not only helps in focusing the scope of environmental management with records of changes in affected areas, but it also furnishes information on the pace at which resource Learn more
Tags: texas | yaw twumasi | gis
GIS applications in global environmental protection
The practical applications of a mix scale approach involving GIS and remote sensing offers governments and enterprises a solution for monitoring the carrying capacity of fragile ecosystems, such as the River Niger Delta. In the last decades, policy debates within the field of global environmental protection have identified the continuous release Learn more
Tags: nigeria | Niger Delta | gis | water management | yaw twumasi
nigeria
Water access remains a big issue in Nigeria where it is yet to be accorded priority. Seeing the various guidelines designed to safeguard aquatic ecosystems, the regulatory framework has been ineffective in containing the widespread discharge of toxics into surface water environments.
Tags: water management | nigeria | yaw twumasi | gis
water
Since the discovery of oil in the Niger Delta region, the sector’s contribution to Nigeria’s economy came at a huge environmental cost involving recurrent spills resulting in the spewing of oil into sensitive ecosystems. In the process, gas flaring from the industry has accelerated at an alarming rate and degrading the fragile mangrove ecosystem.
Tags: nigeria | gis | Niger Delta | yaw twumasi
[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 Learn more
Tags: HPHT | drilling
UAS Commercialization: Industry Review
Gregory McNeal, Professor of Law and Public Policy at Pepperdine University School of Law as well as a prolific writer and media personality shares three of the latest UAS commercialization stories. Greg discusses drone use by Amazon (pg.1), an Oil & Gas company (pg.3) and a utility company (pg.4). Greg’s writing has appeared in Learn more
Tags: uas | gregory mcneal | BP
[INFOGRAPHIC] North Dakota's Bakken By The Numbers
North Dakota has been an oil and gas producing state since 1951, but it is only recently that technology, particularly horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing, has unlocked the potential of the Bakken-Three Forks formations, making North Dakota a top oil producer for the nation. Learn more in this infographic by the North Dakota Petroleum Learn more
Tags: infographic | bakken | north dakota | ndpc | hydraulic fracturing | horizontal drilling
[EBOOK] HPHT: Terminator, Google & What’s Right About Getting It Wrong
As HPHT wells become more prevalent throughout the global oil and gas landscape, technology is becoming ever more important in the drive to master the most inhospitable conditions the Earth’s crust has to offer. In this ebook, we speak with a drilling engineer working in east Malaysia, a lead geologist in the Caribbean Sea arena and Learn more
Tags: HPHT | high pressure high temperature | drilling | wells | talisman energy | repsol | oil | gas | unconventional
How Offshore Drilling Companies Realize ROI on an EAM Software Investment
In this whitepaper, we will discuss the EAM software features that can play a role in software project ROI for drilling contractors as well as specific, discrete steps to take during implementation. We will draw on our experiences with the offshore drilling industry across the world, which have taught us which concerns ought to be addressed by EAM Learn more
Tags: ifs | erp | eam | roi | asset management | asset
The follow up to his interim report into the state of the UK oil industry, Sir Ian Wood's "UKCS Maximising Recovery Review: Final Report" was released on 24th February 2014. Read this in-depth 72-page treatise on the future of UK oil and gas industry
Tags: sir ian wood | wood report | oil and gas | oil | gas | uk continental shelf | ukcs
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