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Cairn India outlines big E&P plans
12th August 2013

In the past 12 months, Cairn India has consolidated its position as one of the world’s largest producing independent exploration companies with a rising production profile and an established exploration...
IMCA: The powerful roles of risk management and risk culture
12th August 2013

IMCA is the international trade association representing offshore, marine and underwater engineering companies. There are over 920 IMCA member companies in more than 60 countries with a combined aggregated...
9th August 2013

Brazil’s largest oil field may potentially become the most expensive single oil project ever developed.   According to IHS Energy Insight, it has been estimated that the field will cost around USD...
Dr David Kaushanskiy
8th August 2013

The current state of development of many long-exploited oilfields of Russia, Kazakhstan and other countries is characterised by a progressive increase in water cut (up to 70-98 per cent), a ...
Smart spraying with Wilhelm Wagner
7th August 2013

Offshore and marine structures are exposed to highly aggressive environments, which provide a severe test of the coatings used on their exterior and interior components.  The coatings technologies...
6th August 2013

An Indian energy consultation company has received a major contract to construct a coker unit for a refinery company in the south of the country.   Engineers India (EIL) said it received an USD 125m...
Mega-pipes in the pipeline
6th August 2013

Major projects in Europe, Russia and China are all coming to the fore, bringing further competition into the energy suppliers’ arena. It is undeniable that they are a symptom of ever increasing global...
5th August 2013

The Venezuelan government officially made effective an agreement which will allow the cooperation with China on oil production projects.   The Venezuela-China Cooperation Agreement on Hydrocarbons,...
Multiple screw pump systems in Arctic areas
17th April 2013

The latest technology in combination with strictly controlled quality is the basis for the globally recognised efficiency and reliability of Leistritz screw pumps. Single volute twin or...
Geared for reliability
15th April 2013

Gear drive systems are frequently overlooked components when compared to the greater functionality of machinery designed for use in offshore environments.   However, their performance in lifting,...

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