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Future of gas sector discussed at Gastech
4th September 2013

The role of gas in meeting energy demand growth for the next 25 years will be a hot topic at Gastech 2014, as future demand for the blue fuel is expected to grow around the world, especially in Asia....
Schlumberger unveils new technology for unconventional reservoir characterisation
3rd September 2013

Schlumberger has released a new moment tensor inversion technology that improves well completion design in unconventional oil and gas reservoirs via enhanced natural- and induced-fracture characterisation...
Statoil turns to US expertise to assess refinery upgrade
3rd September 2013

Statoil has selected US-based engineering, construction and project management contractor Foster Wheeler to undertake a feasibility study for the upgrade of its Mongstad Refinery in Norway, the US company...
Norwegian inert gas generators to equip Petrobras FPSOs
29th August 2013

Norwegian maritime and offshore company Wilhelmsen Technical Solutions (WTS) has secured multiple orders to supply its maritime protection inert gas generator (IGG) systems for installation on FPSO vessels...
New Petrobras oil tanker out to sea
28th August 2013

Brazil’s largest oil and gas transportation company and Petrobras subsidiary Transpetro and Atlântico Sul Shipyard (EAS) on Friday launched a new oil tanker, as part of the state-run oil giant’s fleet...
Unsung heroes of the oil and gas industry
27th August 2013

According to the Barclays Global 2013 E&P Energy Spending Outlook, a record USD 644bn will go toward exploration and production activities over the course of 2013 in key areas such as Brazil, the Gulf...
Sakhalin Energy: Automating laboratory bast practices with LIMS
27th August 2013

What if ISO 17025 wasn’t a standard, but instead a technology that automated laboratory best practices? What if following the regulations to the letter – often without even thinking about it – actually led...
Nishi Vasudeva Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd.
22nd August 2013

Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd’s marketing manager Nishi Vasudeva is set for promotion to CEO when Subir Roychoudhury retires in February 2014. She was chosen from seven candidates by the public...
Keppel FELS has been awarded the contracts for the fabrication and integration of the two FPSO vessels
19th August 2013

Sulzer Pumps based in Switzerland has announced that it has been contracted by Brazilian shipyard, Keppel FELS Brasil, to supply pumps for installation on two floating production storage and offloading (...
Moving LNG offshore
12th August 2013

David Haynes is a chemical engineer and has been working in that area for the past 27 years, 17 of which in the LNG sector. He has been involved in 20-30 LNG projects, both liquefaction and importation...