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    • Global oil demand to rise and oil industry to flourish.

      by Tina Olivero

      The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly affected both consumer and commercial transportation, but global oil demand will probably continue to grow through 2030, according to a new study.  Columbia University’s Center on Global Energy Policy and the University of California, Davis Institute of Transportation Studies studied four scenarios to understand how COVID-19 and other political, economic, social […]

    • Chevron & Honeywell: World’s First Commercial ISOALKY Ionic Liquids Alkylation Unit

      by Tina Olivero

      Chevron Corporation and Honeywell have announced the commissioning and start-up of the world’s first commercial-scale ISOALKY process unit that utilizes ionic liquids to produce alkylate. The ISOALKY™ technology represents a major innovation in alkylation technology. First used in Chevron’s Salt Lake City refinery, the ISOALKY™ technology is designed to meet the refining industry’s needs for a cost-effective alternative to conventional liquid acid systems […]

    • EXCEED MPR Launches Rig Integration Service

      by Tina Olivero

      Exceed MPR, part of the Aberdeen-headquartered Exceed Group, has announced the launch of a specialist Rig Integration service, in tandem with the appointment of industry specialist Jon Goodenough as Rig Integration Manager.  Founded in 2016, the Lowestoft-based Managed Pressure Drilling (MPD) experts have a reputation for providing a wide range of MPD services, from feasibility […]

    • Subsea production systems expand boundaries of deepwater hydrocarbon E&P

      by Tina Olivero

      Subsea technology has drastically improved in the last two decades in terms of functionality and reliability, with notable strides made in areas such as subsea processing, subsea storage, subsea-to-shore and power distribution. This has enabled upstream companies to expand the scale of their deepwater projects, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. GlobalData’s latest […]

    • PACKAGE IT UP: The NL Offshore Land Lottery

      by Tina Olivero

      Covid-19 has much the world’s oil and gas industry on hold. When we stop moving, we stop using energy at the level we did. On top of a dramatic decrease in oil and gas consumption, oil prices have drastically declined. As a result of these two factors, oil companies and contractors have laid off employees […]

    • ABB: Industry Now Has Remote Solutions during COVID-19 crisis

      by Tina Olivero

      “During the COVID-19 crisis, governments and companies are having to make difficult choices, balancing people’s safety with economic livelihood. ABB is committed to supporting both: protect people, while helping businesses to stay operational during these challenging times,” said Peter Terwiesch, President Industrial Automation, ABB. “Remote services and digital solutions can make a major contribution to […]

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