All articles by Gareth Evans

  1. Could electrifying methane flaring unlock a massive, wasted resource?

    A staggering 143 billion cubic metres of methane-rich gas – equating to around 3.5% of the world’s total gas production…
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    15 Jan
  2. Fort William Underwater Centre: inside the world’s most advanced subsea testing facility

    First established by the British Government back in the early 1970s as a subsea testing and trials facility, the Underwater…
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    10 Jan
  3. Oil & the Philippines: will the Hague’s South Sea ruling silence Beijing’s claims?

    On the face of it, smouldering decades of the David-and-Goliath-style spat between the Philippines and China over maritime sovereignty were…
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    11 Oct
  4. Should the European Bank support oil exploration?

    Faced with enduring financial misery and seemingly endless years of hardship to come in the wake of the Euro crisis,…
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    3 Oct
  5. Tax reform on the UKCS

    Four years after he controversially raised the tax burden on the North Sea oil and gas industry, Chancellor George Osborne’s…
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    18 Nov
  6. Offshore training: from Aberdeen to South Korea

    Founded back in 1495, as the third oldest university in Scotland and said to be the fifth in the English-speaking…
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    21 Oct
  7. Offshore fracking on the cards for Scotland?

    As the Scottish referendum campaign moved into its final fortnight, the talk of an ‘oil bonanza’ and an ‘independence boost’…
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    7 Dec
  8. Worried about the weather? Using mathematical modelling to reduce offshore risk

    It has been said that the trouble with weather forecasting is that it is right too often to ignore, but…
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    26 Oct
  9. Unlocking the UK’s offshore coal

    Britain was built on coal – from the prehistoric forests that first made the black mineral on which this island…
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    28 Sep
  10. Danger in the mists – the volatile potential of offshore hydrocarbons releases

    From the Hafgufa ‘sea-steam’ of the old Icelandic sagas – supposedly the largest monster in the ocean, able to swallow…
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    16 Jul