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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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Blow hot and cold
01 May, 2019
Energy and industrial processes have never been so high, deep, hot or...
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Top of the rock 01 May, 2019 Predicting what lies beneath the surface of an oil field is a complex and data-intensive task. World Expro speaks to Bill Shea, CEO of Sharp Reflections, who explains advances in...

The people person 01 May, 2019 Introducing a forward-looking digital culture across a large and historic company is no easy feat. Grace Allen talks to Jaco Fok, chief of innovation at OMV Petrom, about data...

Those are the rules 01 May, 2019 Fire safety should be high on the agenda of any offshore operator. Jim Banks talks to John Pirie and Mark Royle at the UK’s Health and Safety Executive (HSE) about how regulations...

In the long run 01 May, 2019 The 43rd Indonesian Petroleum Association Convention and Exhibition, taking place on 4–6 September 2019 in Jakarta, forms a valuable meeting place for the South East Asian upstream...

Global strategy: the American way 01 May, 2019 North American assets are among the key elements in the exploration and production activities of some of the world’s largest energy companies. World Expro looks at the recent...

The revolution will be digitalised 01 May, 2019 As the rate of digitalisation and data creation picks up, it is imperative for the biggest players in the industry to have a robust policy to exploit these developments. Torbjørn...

A silver lining 01 May, 2019 Large oil and gas companies are teaming up with major providers of cloud computing services to deploy Artificial Intelligence (AI) to improve the interpretation of subsoil data. Jim...

What lies beneath 01 May, 2019 The integrity of legacy subsea pipelines is a crucial issue for the industry. Grace Allen talks to Dr Henry Tan, senior lecturer in the University of Aberdeen’s School of Engineering,...

Strands that deliver 30 April, 2019 Battling with complex factors on the supply side that are driving down the price of oil, many energy players are focusing their efforts on becoming leaner and more efficient in order...

Golden opportunity 30 April, 2019 2019 marks 50 years of the Offshore Technology Conference. Taking place on 6–9 May in Houston, Texas, representatives from over 100 countries will gather at a showcase of the...

A new lease on life in Nova Scotia 25 October, 2018 Offshore exploration and subsea production is a major topic, with operations getting under way in hot spots around the world. As the industry seeks new cost-efficient reserves,...

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...


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