All articles by Heidi Vella

  1. An insight into funding Oil & Gas innovation with the Industry Technology Facilitator

    The oil and gas sector is not always thought of as a fast adopter of cutting-edge technology. Yet innovation has…
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    4 Dec
  2. Can the offshore industry attract millennials? BP’s UK graduate head thinks so

    Since the oil price crash over two years ago, job losses in the oil and gas sector have dominated headlines….
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    28 Nov
  3. Can new discoveries rejuvenate Trinidad & Tobago’s oil and gas sector?

    Nestled just 11km off the coast of North Eastern Venezuela, Trinidad and Tobago has been a petroleum producer for over a…
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    7 Aug
  4. Joint initiative hones Arctic oil spill response plan

    The oil and gas industry has made significant advances in detecting, containing and cleaning up oil spills, but freezing temperatures,…
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    30 Jul
  5. Statoil’s Gullfaks field: 30 years down, over 20 to go

    The name Gullfaks comes from the word "Gullblokken" (the Golden Block), the original name given to block 34/10, where the…
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    8 May
  6. As firms flock offshore Egypt, can the nation reverse its energy fortunes?

    Outside of OPEC, Egypt is one of the biggest oil producers in Africa. Yet the country has often swung from…
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    29 Mar
  7. Green vs black: is Statoil hedging its bets with heavy renewables investment?

    “You should never waste a good crisis,” Statoil CEO Eldar Saetre said during a February press conference in London. “Statoil…
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    12 Mar
  8. Extracting Somali oil: is the risk worth the reward?

    In 2015 Spectrum Geo set out to conduct the most advanced seismic testing to date in the little explored waters…
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    28 Feb
  9. Offshore Argentina: will the Macri government bring reform?

    Argentina is a relative newcomer to deepwater offshore drilling, mostly because the potential for commercial finds in Argentina’s offshore Atlantic…
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    19 Feb
  10. Developing South Pars: a look at Iran’s mega gas field

    In the middle of the Persian Gulf, Iran shares a claim to one of the largest gas fields in the…
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    15 Feb