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7th December 2015

After careful review of the different options to address the Company’s financing needs as announced on November 5 2015, CGG intends to launch a capital increase to finance in particular the Group...
Stephen Potts, head of supply chain
8th September 2015

Silverstream Technologies, pioneers of air lubrication technology for the shipping industry, have announced the appointment of Stephen Potts as its new Head of Supply Chain.  The development is based...
1st September 2015

Italian oil and gas company Eni has discovered a gas field in Egyptian offshore waters, the largest ever found in the Mediterranean Sea.  The well and geophysical data indicates that the field could...
24th August 2015

Following a two day audit, First Point Assessment Limited (FPAL) awarded EM&I the FPAL Verify status for a further two years. This is the 3rd FPAL Verify Assessment audit that EM&I has taken part in...
Canadian oil sands
13th July 2015

Despite lower oil prices and other challenges, growth in Canadian oil sands will continue and remain one of the top sources of global supply growth in coming years, according to a new report by IHS Inc. (...
In the past, massive market fluctuations would have provided state-backed oil and gas companies the chance to outmanoeuvre their private-investor dependent rivals and seize vulnerable assets, but wider economic and political factors have placed a straightjacket on national oil companies in the world’s fastest growing economies
4th March 2015

The volatility of oil prices has depressed equity values and created opportunities for aggressive companies to consolidate their operations and swallow junior rivals. Across European and North American...
How sanctions against Russian energy firms endanger Western businesses
20th November 2014

Russia has the world’s largest proven reserves of natural gas and over 18 billion tons of discovered oil reserves. This hydrocarbon reserve will provide the world with energy for many decades and its...
Industry Analysis: Falling oil prices encourages collaboration between technology providers
14th November 2014

So it came as no great surprise when news broke yesterday that the number two and three US oilfield services majors, Halliburton and Baker Hughes (BHI), are in merger discussions. However, while pressure...
Does China’s offshore oil and gas industry still need Western technology?
5th November 2014

China’s oil and gas demand outstrips all other nations as its GDP and energy usage continues to grow. It wants to meet this demand from its own reserves as much as possible, but it’s European and North...
New approach makes faster and efficient work of oil spills
30th September 2014

Put into practice in DESMI ‘s Speed-Sweep Oil Spill Response (OSR) solution, the new approach speeds up oil recovery, increases encounter rates, covers a wider area in a shorter time and provides new...

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