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Our editorial board comprises a specialist group of leading industry figures who, in conjunction with the Oil & Gas Agenda editorial team, identify the main drivers of the industry helping to produce regular, thought-provoking opinion pieces on the latest issues, challenges and developments.

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A new lease on life in Nova Scotia
25 October, 2018
Offshore exploration and subsea production is a major topic, with...
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Let’s push things forward 25 October, 2018 There is a history of digital technology being deployed in oilfields, and its the evolution of technology has required the industry to keep pace with the potential efficiencies it...

Enter the robots: a new approach 25 October, 2018 The UK Oil & Gas Technology Centre has invested in three robotic technologies to help transform pressure vessel inspection on offshore rigs. Ross Davies looks at how these new...

Burden of proof 25 October, 2018 The US Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement is proposing changes to offshore safety rules due to President Trump’s order to reduce the ‘unnecessary burden’ on industry,...

Accelerating transformation 25 October, 2018 With creative partnership opportunities proving inimitably vital for future growth, ADIPEC is realising its full potential at this year’s event, to be held on 12–15 November 2018....

On the road to recovery 25 October, 2018 Enhanced oil recovery helps exponentially extend the life of an oil field, which is why an increasing amount of companies are employing the process to better the production and stamina...

Stack it and see 25 October, 2018 As oil companies move into more challenging reservoirs, they need an understanding of what’s happening subsurface. Big data solutions are emerging as a way to make more...

Brazil’s rise to the challenge 25 October, 2018 Pushing further offshore and into deeper water to find new reserves is a huge logistical and technical challenge. Jim Banks speaks to Solange da Silva Guedes, head of exploration...

A fresh outlook 25 October, 2018 OSEA, Asia’s largest oil and gas event – taking place 27–29 November in Singapore – this year expands its focus on gas amid the region’s growing liquefied natural gas demand. World...

Paper over the cracks 25 October, 2018 Even the tiniest of cracks in a pipeline can carry catastrophic consequences for operators. Pipeline integrity should be top of the priority list, as Stuart Clouston, in-line...

Carbon capture and storage: vital for climate change 11 April, 2018 Carbon capture and storage is an essential part of the fight against climate change, but the associated technology is expensive and is yet to be deployed at the necessary scale....

Super-efficient LED lighting for oil rigs 11 April, 2018 Oil rigs are turning in their droves to super-efficient LEDS to improve safety and cut costs. Peter Hunt, president of Lighting Europe and chief operating officer of the Lighting...

Oil companies exploring deepwater safety practices 11 April, 2018 Following the Deepwater Horizon disaster in 2010, many oil companies began to explore their safety practices in greater depth, looking not just at operational issues but also at...

Analyse this 11 April, 2018 Oil and gas pipelines generate colossal amounts of potentially invaluable data. We look into how operators are deploying sophisticated analytics technology to use this information...

Digital watch 11 April, 2018 In a time of sustained low oil prices, energy companies are looking to become leaner and more efficient by investing heavily in digital technology. This special report looks at...

Step into liquid 11 April, 2018 Floating liquefied natural gas extraction offers a range of benefits over more traditional platforms, and Shell is leading the quest for the liquefaction and storage of natural gas...

Analytics technology to study oil and gas data 11 April, 2018 Oil and gas pipelines generate colossal amounts of potentially invaluable data. We look into how operators are deploying sophisticated analytics technology to use this information...

Flow assurance for deepwater projects 11 April, 2018 As they move into more challenging oil fields, companies need strong flow assurance strategies to ensure production. Johan Kristian Sveen of the Institute for Energy Technology tells...

View to a drill: DGD wells for deepwater operations 11 April, 2018 Once seen as futuristic, dual gradient drilling is likely to become the go-to technique for an industry that is setting its sights on increasingly challenging wells. We talk to Per...

Addressing peak oil demand through new technology 11 April, 2018 With new technology opening up previously inaccessible reserves, the likelihood of oil running out any time soon has receded. Michael Schwartz, executive vice-president and...


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