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Contributor: Diana Raicu
Posted: 08/18/2017
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: 08/17/2017
President Donald Trump has signed an executive order to relax regulations around pipeline construction in the United States. Full Content »
Contributor: Tim Haïdar
Posted: 08/16/2017
In the following analysis, we look at five things to bear in mind that could make redeploying your unit a more successful and straightforward process. Full Content »
Contributor: John Woodhouse
Posted: 08/15/2017
In the fourth part of John Woodhouse’s assessment of asset management, he explores why the inevitability of major disasters still leaves companies shocked and in economic turmoil Full Content »
Contributor: Iain Poole
Posted: 08/14/2017
Decommissioning in the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) is going to be an expensive and uncertain business. According to The Decommissioning Company, operators in Europe are forecast to spend over £60 billion on decommissioning over the next 30 years.

In this article, veteran oil and gas industry consultant Iain Poole, explores the uncharted waters of North Sea decommissioning, and the major complications that could scupper the process for companies large and small. Full Content »
Contributor: Diana Raicu
Posted: 08/09/2017
When the Paris climate change agreement was signed on April 22, 2016 by 195 countries, it marked a watershed moment for determining, planning and documenting measures to mitigate man-made global warming. In this infographic, compiled by Oil & Gas IQ contributor, Daisy Welch, we outline the crux decisions behind why the world’s second largest energy consumer decided to withdraw from the landmark consensus. Full Content »
Contributor: John Woodhouse
Posted: 08/08/2017
Asset management can make a significant impact when companies start thinking about the systems – the collections of assets that provide value – and stop focusing on maintenance of individual components. In the third part of John Woodhouse's series on asset management, we find out how Full Content »
Contributor: Diana Raicu
Posted: 08/07/2017
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
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: John Woodhouse
Posted: 08/02/2017
two faces
In the second part of John Woodhouse's series on the asset management approach to the hazardous industries, he outlines the duality necessary to get the best out of this methodology Full Content »
Contributor: Asdza Nadleehe
Posted: 07/31/2017
Asdza Nadleehe
The super-merger of the year so far unites two giants in the service provider space as they embrace the digital revolution Full Content »
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