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Today the stakes are high for professionals involved in oil exploration through oil drilling (including offshore drilling), gas exploration and field development. Oil & Gas IQ is proud to be the industry’s leading source of essential information for onshore and offshore oil drilling, gas exploration and production as well as the development and management of fields. Start exploring today!

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Contributor: Dr. Yaw A Twumasi
Posted: 05/11/2017
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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 extraction affects nature. Full Content »
Contributor: Dr. Yaw A Twumasi
Posted: 05/11/2017
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 of carbon into the atmosphere from the consumption of fossil fuels emanating from oil and gas activities. Full Content »
Contributor: Dr. Yaw A Twumasi
Posted: 05/11/2017
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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. 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: Oil & Gas IQ News
Posted: 03/24/2017
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Advances in technology have meant oil and gas companies can now go drill down to previously impossible depths. In this infographic learn more about the Z-44 Chayvo Well, which as part of the Sakhalin-I project, is the deepest on the planet. Full Content »
Contributor: Sumit Dutta
Posted: 06/06/2016
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Maximising Efficiency while Minimising Downtime and ExpenditureLow oil prices are forcing companies to operate HPHT drilling and completion projects with reduced manpower and stringent budget allowances, placing extreme pressure on HPHT managers.Preparing for this by understanding the most contemporary technology available for robust well design, r Full Content »
Posted: 02/11/2016
With climate change mitigation high on the political agenda, new regulations and market structures emerging, and subsidies prevalent in many markets, the field of power generation is undergoing perhaps the most significant shift in its 130-year history. Most agree that the amount of intermittent renewable power generation will increase, and that mo Full Content »
Posted: 02/11/2016
Whole of Life Inspection Management- Bureau Veritas PerspectivesLEARN MORE: The Top 10 Oil & Gas Companies in the World 50 Oil & Gas People You NEED To Follow On TwitterOil & Gas Industry: An IntroductionOil and Gas Production - An Introduction Oil and Gas Technology: The Future Is NowFPSO Resource Centre: Introduction to Floating Produ Full Content »
Posted: 02/11/2016
There is a point in every asset's life where the cost of continuing operations outweighs the gain. As assets age and production profiles decline – project economics are squeezed. The added pressure on replacement and maintenance budgets can result in curtailed life expectancy or divestment.

But what if the situation can be reversed? What if the expected life of the asset can be prolonged? Full Content »
Posted: 02/11/2016
In this free webinar, we look at how Norwegian operator Statoil manged to successfully reshape their organisation post-merger with employee at the heart of the process. Full Content »
Posted: 02/11/2016
Hear from the Head of Engineering at Maersk Oil's Chissonga field about how they are embracing and succeeding with new FPSO technologies in this challenging deepwater arena Full Content »
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