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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: 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 »
Contributor: 8over8 Ltd
Posted: 07/15/2016
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Early in 2015, the unthinkable happened, with prices falling below the US$50 mark, lower than they had been at any time since April 2009. But this seems like a very long time ago now, as fears relating to sanctions being lifted on Iran and Iranian production adding to an already stark supply surplus drove the market below US$30 per barrel in mid-January 2016. That’s around a 70% drop in prices since the same time last year. Full Content »
Contributor: 8over8 Ltd
Posted: 07/15/2016
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what is the problem with the way many would approach the issue of managing contact risk in capex projects? Well, think of it in terms of fly swatting. Picture the scene, a fly buzzing around your food is disturbing you. You chase it around the room with various “tools,” and when they don’t work you try to guide it to follow you through an exit point—usually an open window. Full Content »
Contributor: 8over8 Ltd
Posted: 07/15/2016
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Prospective megaprojects in design – a combined group of over $400bn by most estimates – have now been postponed, re-phased, re-cycled or cancelled. Fueled by high oil prices for over a decade, long-cycle industry project portfolios now need to be completely re-modelled to adapt to a structurally lower-price future. Full Content »
Contributor: 8over8 Ltd
Posted: 07/15/2016
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By their nature, mega projects are funded by well-resourced organisations. Typically, funding security has allowed some elasticity for overruns and the associated cost, which recent experience has illustrated can be 15 per cent of project cost. Full Content »
Contributor: Sumit Dutta
Posted: 07/11/2016
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In this Fuelfighter infographic learn more about projected global growth in energy demand and how energy production can match demand. It also takes a look at the outcomes predicted by some of the leading environmental agencies including, what’s being invested, who’s trying to stop global warming, how energy production could match demand and the projected worldwide growth in energy demand. Full Content »
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