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Welcome to the oil and gas blog index. Below you will find this month's top oil and gas industry blog posts

What is next for Alberta oil?
Florian Schwieger
Posted: 10th April 2013,  Total views: 6 932
While most experts agree that foreign investments are vital to the continued success of Canadian oil sand projects, the high-profile takeovers of Canadian companies by foreign conglomerates also have reignited a deep-seated unease among Canadians about foreign companies gaining too much control over a strategic national resource
Next generation deepwater technologies
Mike Daly
Posted: 2nd April 2013,  Total views: 7 323
Executive vice president at BP Mike Daly highlights the key trends in offshore resources and shows what he considers to be the most relevant technologies for understanding and exploring deepwater geologic systems
Ukrainian Energy: Energy independence and the future of shale gas development in
Florian Schwieger
Posted: 21st March 2013,  Total views: 4 914
The Ukraine, some forecasts suggest, may hold some of Europe's largest shale rock deposits with an estimated 42 trillion cubic feet (1.2 trillion cubic meters) of extractable shale deposits. But having large energy resources and being able to efficiently exploit them are two different things
Lower highs: The real trajectory of US oil production
Kurt Cobb
Posted: 18th March 2013,  Total views: 4 656
The way the oil industry is touting gains in US crude production, you would think that production is soaring to new all-time highs. But the facts say otherwise
Skills shortages prompt increased technological focus
Pekka Paasivaara
Posted: 26th February 2013,  Total views: 5 400
"Seismic Shifts: The outlook for the oil and gas industry in 2013" reveals challenges ahead, claims Pekka Paasivaara
Refuting myths about fracking
Paul Moore
Posted: 12th February 2013,  Total views: 4 645
Paul Moore deconstructs what he calls fracking 'myths' which paint an unrealistic picture of the risks associated with the process
Energy trading and risk management goes mobiles
Lauren LaFronz
Posted: 1st February 2013,  Total views: 3 603
Competitive advantage in the energy sector is increasingly being secured by the quality of the technology deployed. Lauren LaFronz of Triple Point Technology makes the case that ongoing tightening in the markets combined with technological developments will push the next battle for differentiation into the mobile arena