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Minerals Featured Stories:

    • Digitization Can Decrease Production Cost

      by Tina Olivero

      Energy producers expected to do more with less while focusing on the environment. After a prolonged period of oversupply and low prices, Canadian oil and gas producers are turning to technology to reduce production costs by 10% to 20%, according to PwC Canada’s new report Energy Visions: Decade of disruption, launched today in Calgary at the […]

    • Simmons Edeco Wins £multi-million Wellhead Contract

      by Tina Olivero

      SIMMONS EDECO, a leading supplier of wellhead and valve maintenance, asset integrity solutions and onshore drilling services to the global oil and gas industry, announced that it has been awarded a multi-million-pound contract by a major North Sea oil and gas operator. As a result of this two-year contract, SIMMONS EDECO will provide wellhead and valve maintenance […]

    • Awarded: ClimateWise Sustainability Leadership

      by Tina Olivero

      Alectra Utilities has been awarded the ClimateWise Sustainability Leadership Award for the development of a comprehensive greenhouse gas (GHG) baseline across all nine facilities in the GTHA. Caroline Karvonen, Alectra’s Manager of Sustainability, received the award on behalf of the company at a recognition event held Thursday evening at the GM Canada, Technical Research Centre. […]

    • SmartVac – The Future of Hydrovac Technology

      by Braydon Dowler-Coltman

      Is bigger really better? The consensus in Alberta for a number of years, mainly in the oil and gas industry is this; bigger is better. Large tanks allow for a truck to sit at a job for a long period of time before having to go to a dump site, and larger trucks typically have a higher capacity […]

    • Investment: A Must For Oil and Gas Demand

      by Tina Olivero

      New IOGP report tracks production in seven regions Oil & gas demand is stable or rising in all regions of the world, meaning additional investments are needed for production to keep up. Growing indigenous requirements reduce volumes available for exports in many regions, IOGP’s new Global Production Report shows. The report establishes an IOGP Production […]

    • Tank Inspection: Just got safer!

      by Tina Olivero

      SUITS AIMS TO MAKE CONFINED SPACE CASUALTIES AND DEATHS A THING OF THE PAST SUITS has been developed by Martek Marine Ltd to improve the safety of surveyors and crew members when inspecting tanks, eliminating the need to enter hazardous, confined spaces on board. SUITS combines the latest in enclosed space drone technology and VR software allowing the […]

    • Dr. Ellen Wald: Arabian Kingdom’s Profit & Power

      by Tina Olivero

      Dr. Ellen Wald is the author of Saudi, Inc.: The Arabian Kingdom’s Pursuit of Profit and Power. She is also the President of Transversal Consulting where she provides expert advice on global situations that influence the energy market. Dr. Wald has expertise in policy, wars, diplomacy, the stock market, oil pricing, and innovation and how […]

    • IRENA: Renewable Energy Goal Is A 70% Increase

      by Tina Olivero

      Upgrades to Panama’s regulatory environment and power system management are critical to achieving the renewable energy goals set out in the country’s National Energy Plan, per a Renewables Readiness Assessment Panama report released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). The report was launched at a high-level event in Panama City today and presented to […]

    • TECH ADVANCE: Reduce light pollution

      by Tina Olivero

      Leading meteorological specialist Biral, alongside a local aviation warning light manufacturer, has won the first wind turbine project in Canada to incorporate automatic warning light dimming using visibility sensors. The Mont Sainte-Marguerite (MSM) wind farm in Quebec, has installed technology which has been in use across much of Europe for many years and greatly reduces […]

    • Water Treatment For Offshore Modules

      by Tina Olivero

      H2OIL & GAS DELIVERS PRODUCED WATER TREATMENT PACKAGE FOR PLANT IN MALAYSIA H2Oil & Gas was formed in 2006 to provide specialized offshore water treatment technologies and services to the Oil and Gas industry, focusing on sulphate removal technology, seawater reverse osmosis and processes associated with water injection for enhanced oil recovery, H2Oil & Gas is […]

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