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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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Beneath the waves
31 October, 2019
Subsea installation is a complex process that requires precision...
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Success in the deep end 31 October, 2019 Their scale and significance means that deepwater projects always come with risks attached; they require significant investment of time and finances. Isabel Ellis discusses how...

Lighten the load 31 October, 2019 Some of the tasks for an offshore worker can be dirty or dangerous. Recent advances in robotics, however, could mean the removal of human beings from some of the riskiest...

A gulf in technology 31 October, 2019 Although conventional seismic technologies have been around for decades, they still suffer from a number of drawbacks, especially when it comes to giving scientists a precise idea...

Rejuvenate a nation 31 October, 2019 A major new deepwater discovery by Total in South Africa’s Outeniqua basin could breathe new life into the country’s stagnating upstream sector – but what challenges will need to...

Coating against corrosion 31 October, 2019 The upstream industry is dependent on the use of effective coatings for pipelines and other structures to slow down corrosion and limit costly replacement of equipment. Grace...

Double duty 31 October, 2019 Digital twins are providing unprecedented insight into oilfield operations and enabling advanced training and predictive analytics. Jonah Baker looks at how this groundbreaking...

Blow hot and cold 01 May, 2019 Energy and industrial processes have never been so high, deep, hot or cold. The commercialisation of more remote resources has led to an increase in demand for valves that can...

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...


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