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Contributor: Diana Raicu
Posted: 08/18/2017
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Despite high break-even prices, the Norwegian energy giant is pushing the North Sea envelope. The Petroleum Safety Authority of Norway has green-lit Statoil’s plan for two drilling projects in the North Sea. Full Content »
Contributor: Diana Raicu
Posted: 08/07/2017
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Recently, Oil & Gas IQ’s editor, Tim Haïdar, wrote his analysis of decommissioning on the UK and Norwegian Continental Shelves in a feature entitled Price woes have created a decommissioning maelstrom in the North Sea. Haïdar’s article was recently featured in The Press and Journal, Scotland’s oldest and most widely-circulated daily newspaper. Full Content »
Contributor: Tim Haïdar
Posted: 08/03/2017
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The digital revolution is beginning to take hold in the hydrocarbons industry, bringing with it improvements in productivity that were hitherto unimagined. In this interview with the Global Program Manager, Advanced Services, ABB Oil, Gas and Chemical Division, we find out how process improvements have been delivered with amazing results at the world’s leading petrochemical company, BASF Full Content »
Contributor: Tim Haïdar
Posted: 07/25/2017
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In the past two years we’ve engaged many experts from across the globe on the best ways to achieve OE from their perspectives. Here is a snapshot of some of the most important things we have learned. Full Content »
Contributor: Tim Haïdar
Posted: 07/19/2017
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The oil industry’s recovery is underway, and those companies leading the charge have shown that success is a picture painted in three parts. We look at three ways that some of the biggest companies in the sector have gone about strategising and restructuring for operational excellence Full Content »
Contributor: Leandro Basilio
Posted: 07/17/2017
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In the final part of his analysis into the best ways to manage an offshore development, Leandro Basilio concludes with his breakdown of core areas for novel technology employment and ultimate recommendations for all project owners. Full Content »
Contributor: Dr. Yaw A Twumasi
Posted: 05/11/2017
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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. Full Content »
Contributor: Sumit Dutta
Posted: 10/11/2016
Understanding API 6A Gate Valves - Infographic Guide
In this infographic from Mirage Machines get an overview of API 6A gate valves and includes gate valve basics, what the API 6A standard covers and why valves fail. Full Content »
Contributor: Oil & Gas IQ News
Posted: 09/28/2016
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The global methanol market is undergoing dynamic transformations, reports HIS Chemical. Automotive and construction applications are the largest demand drivers. New markets are also emerging from methanol to olefins projects, direct methanol blending into gasoline and methanol conversion into gasoline. Full Content »
Contributor: Sumit Dutta
Posted: 08/05/2016
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There has never been a more critical time for oil and gas companies to eliminate sources of risk and value loss. Forward-thinking oil and gas companies are making changes now to set themselves on a more sustainable path. Those making the commitment to enterprise operational excellence are lowering their risk and emerging leaner, more nimble and more competitive. Full Content »
Contributor: 8over8 Ltd
Posted: 07/15/2016
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Research suggests that on time and on budget completion of complex projects is the exception rather than the norm. In 2014, EY analysed 365 complex projects and found that 64% face cost project overruns and 73% report delays. Completion costs were, on average, 59% higher than initial cost estimates – an increase in total of US$500bn. Clearly, nobody sets out to fail but it appears that they are far from isolated examples when they do. So, what’s going wrong? Full Content »
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