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Carbon capture and storage: vital for climate change
11 April, 2018
Carbon capture and storage is an essential part of the fight against...
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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...

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...

Digital watch: oil and gas investments in blockchain and artificial intelligence 10 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...

Exploring FLNG extraction at sea 10 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...

GlobalData’s collect on the World’s refineries: the year in numbers 10 April, 2018 GlobalData’s 2017 Global Capacity and Capital Expenditure Outlook provided an overview for the second half of the year. The analyst shared some of its main findings with World Expro.

Analysing federal policy changes in US oil and gas with GlobalData 10 April, 2018 GlobalData analysis lifts the lid on the state of the US oil sector at a time of great upheaval for the domestic market and its counterparts around the world.

A new era for Azerbaijan - BP’s Shah Deniz 12 January, 2017 The second stage of one of the world’s largest offshore oil and gas projects, BP’s Shah Deniz, is expected to commence production in 2018. It is likely to further Azerbaijan’s success...

Reality check – augmented technology in the field 11 December, 2016 Augmented reality will form an increasingly important part of the digital ecosystem over the next few years, but how is it being adapted to suit the offshore environment? Maersk...

Look forward to former glories – the Former Soviet Union 11 December, 2016 The region encompassing the Former Soviet Union is rich in natural resources. GlobalData examines the figures underpinning a bright future for an oil and gas powerhouse.

Brazilian flares - GlobalData report 11 November, 2016 Brazil is surging ahead as the world’s busiest oil-producing nation, with a staggering array of projects in the pipeline. GlobalData charts the progress of the South American country.

Against the floe – sea ice and offshore structures 11 November, 2016 The US Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) and the University of Alaska have collaborated on a study into offshore structures and their ability to survive sea ice...

Crime scene investigations – preventing pipeline vandalism 25 October, 2016 Such is the scale and cost of the pipeline vandalism epidemic in Nigeria that Shell has decided to sell its assets in the region. Tens of thousands of barrels are stolen a day...

Iraq: in a hard place 11 May, 2016 While production levels are still forecast to grow, the numerous troubles facing the Iraqi oil sector are likely to rein in its ambitious targets, as Ali Al-Killidar of GlobalData explains.

Lands of opportunity – E&P in the Falklands 11 May, 2016 With a softening of governmental policy bringing many of the big foreign players back into the region, advanced prospecting taking place in the basin and one field edging...

Break the fall – taxing times for the UK oil industry 09 May, 2016 Will Scargill of market analyst GlobalData explains that, despite the relief measures offered in the chancellor’s latest budget, challenging economic conditions remain a threat to...


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