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Marine & Offshore Featured Stories:

    • Maximize Water Injectivity Offshore U.K

      by Tina Olivero

      Cleansorb, a leading provider of chemical well treatments that enhance hydrocarbon production for the international oil and gas industry, today announced it is helping a major operator to enhance recovery from a maturing field offshore U.K. As part of field redevelopment, effective drilling damage removal in new water injector wells is critical to achieving target […]

    • Atlantic Petroleum Show – June 20, 2018

      by Tina Olivero

      The Atlantic Canada Petroleum Show returns to Mile One Centre, St. John’s, Newfoundland & Labrador on June 20 – 21, 2018, with a refreshed focus on energy education. “It is time to reimagine the traditional trade show and focus on education and training for the energy industry,” says Wes Scott, President and CEO of EventWorx […]

    • 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 […]

    • 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 […]

    • Approved: Offshore Wind Farm in MA, USA

      by Tina Olivero

      Vineyard Wind: Selected to Lead Mass Offshore Wind Industry Power Generation Vineyard Wind has leased a 160,000-acre area south of Martha’s Vineyard and 14 miles from the nearest shore.  The location was determined through a multi-year, inter-governmental task force process, which carefully considered scientific data and public input. The offshore wind project will consist of […]

    • OIL PRICE: $70 and Rising

      by Tina Olivero

      OIL PRICE The biggest influencer on oil price is supply and demand. When world oil supply is high oil prices most often go down. When the supply of oil is low and demand is high, oil prices often go up. Supply and demand are impacted by population, politics, economics and a range of other factors. […]

    • Is ergonomics on helicopters a priority?

      by Tina Olivero

      The results of a ground-breaking project into the body sizes of UK offshore workers on board various helicopter crafts has been recognised with an award for outstanding contribution to ergonomics. The three-month study was a joint project by Robert Gordon University (RGU) and Step Change in Safety, in response to a mandate from the Civil […]

    • Aasta Hansteen: The first of its kind and the largest in the world!

      by Tina Olivero

      When Statoil began developing a field based on the gas discoveries Luva, Haklang and Snefrid, the field was called Luva. It was a revolutionary field on the Norwegian continental shelf—300 km from shore, in 1300 metres of water, with strong winds, strong currents and sub-zero temperatures on the seabed. Perhaps it was just these tough weather […]

    • Decommissioning consortium with unique approach

      by Tina Olivero

      Collaborative Oil Players A collaborative supply chain approach to global decommissioning is launched, offering an end-to-end solution from industry leaders, to reduce the decommissioning burden, risk and cost for operators. The new global decommissioning consortium, which includes Lloyd’s Register (LR), WorleyParsons, and Ardent, brings together 350 years of collective experience to reduce the interfaces, costs […]

    • 4 Minutes: That’s all the time you have to rescue a worker in a confined space!

      by Tina Olivero

      ENVIROMED EnviroMed’s CEO, Lee Parmiter, of St. John’s, Newfoundland, is excited about technology and where it’s taking the world of safety for industrial type companies. He says, “Things are advancing so fast that we now have entirely new standards for keeping our people safe with exponential advances in tracking and monitoring, gas detection and confined […]

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