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Petrobras is developing technology to cut greenhouse gas emissions through carbon dioxide capture on a demonstration scale at its Shale Industrialisation Facility (known as SIX) in Paraná, in partnership with the company’s Cenpes research centre
23rd January 2015

This technology is now being tested in a prototype fluid catalytic cracking unit (FCC) – a facility that transforms heavy crude into light oil products. This is the first pre-industrial scale FCC unit in...
Scientists at the UK’s National Oceanography Centre (NOC) have used advanced photographic tools in an unmanned Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) to make major advancements in estimating deepsea ecosystem diversity at ‘landscape’ scales
13th January 2015

By using a camera on the Autosub6000 AUV to take a continuous stream of high resolution photographs of life on the sea floor, this new method revealed a tenfold increase in the precision of deepsea...
Shell’s Nigerian subsidiary, The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC), has today announced a USD 83.2m (GBP 55.0m) settlement agreement with the Bodo community in respect of the two operational spills in 2008
7th January 2015

Shell’s Nigerian subsidiary, The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC), has today announced a USD 83.2m (GBP 55.0m) settlement agreement with the Bodo community in respect of the two...
17th December 2014

Gazprom has launched a new satellite into space, the Yamal-401, to boost its Yamal satellite communication system used to coordinate oil and gas operations across Russia and the world’s Eastern Hemisphere
11th December 2014

Saudi Aramco Mobil Refinery Company Limited (SAMREF), a joint venture of Saudi Aramco and ExxonMobil, has completed construction of major desulphurisation facilities, including a new hydrotreater, that dramatically cuts sulphur levels in gasoline and diesel
1st December 2014

The completion of a joint industry project (JIP) to improve existing standards and regulations around subsea lifting operations has resulted in a new recommended practice (RP)