All articles by Chris Lo

  1. Timeline: game-changing gas discoveries in the eastern Mediterranean

    Unlike the Gulf of Mexico or the North Sea, the Mediterranean Sea has always been better known for stunning climate,…
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    13 Dec
  2. Jumping ship: Danish giants pull out of the oil industry

    Given that the last few years have seen an inversion of the traditional clean/dirty energy dynamic, with renewable technologies dropping…
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    16 Nov
  3. Targeting neutral: big oil and the carbon dilemma

    With the Paris Agreement entering into force late last year, the global fight against climate change has reached a milestone…
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    2 Nov
  4. Is privatisation working out for Mexico’s oil industry?

    For many decades, the oil industry has been of great symbolic as well as economic significance to Mexico. Since 1938,…
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    1 Nov
  5. Sulphate-reducing bacteria: terrors of the deep

    Offshore exploration and production is justifiably thought of as an engineering process, with the industry having much to gain from…
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    31 Oct
  6. How an AI-driven industrial immune system could protect oil & gas from cyber attacks

    Today’s oil and gas industry is no stranger to cyber attacks. The 2012 hack of Saudi Aramco – during which…
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    14 Aug
  7. Big Oil and the Amazon: a tale of two discoveries

    The discovery in 2007 of massive oil reserves in the offshore area now known as the Subsalt Polygon has provoked…
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    12 Jul
  8. Build better: improving project delivery in the UK North Sea

    The oil and gas industry’s relentless pursuit of efficiency in the wake of the oil price crash appears to be…
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    27 Jun
  9. Could a football-style loan system work for the North Sea?

    The ongoing oil price downturn has hit the oil and gas industry hard, with hundreds of thousands of workers laid…
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    30 May
  10. Chrysaor: sizing up the North Sea’s biggest new player

    Earlier this year, UK-based oil firm Chrysaor became an overnight sensation in the North Sea oil and gas sector. At…
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    23 Apr