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In photos – oil & gas drones seek out weird & wonderful sealife
30 September, 2014 | by Adam Leach
A new project is giving scientists access to the offshore industry's subsea ROVs when they're not being used in their official capacity, allowing them to moonlight as underwater spies in search...
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Unlocking the UK's offshore coal 29 September, 2014 by Dr Gareth Evans With the UK relying on imports for nearly half of its natural gas needs, tapping offshore coal deposits to produce syngas could revitalise domestic gas production. Dr. Gareth Evans speaks to...

Offshore Technology Focus: Issue 23 26 September, 2014 In the latest issue of Offshore Technology Focus we examine the offshore activity that will help bring Shell back into favour with investors, look at the challenges that lie ahead as Mexico...

It’s time to talk about homosexuality in the oil, gas & engineering industries 25 September, 2014 by Heidi Vella Is it ok to be gay in the oil and gas and engineering industries? Officially, yes. However, the serious lack of lesbian, gay and bisexual representation in these industries suggests the answer...

Claire Field: BP and Westminster in Scottish oil cover up? 17 September, 2014 by Adam Leach What started as a low-profile trip by the PM to Shetland to announce a household energy policy and pat a pony has become an under the radar inspection of an oil field with the potential to...

Crude calamities - the biggest offshore oil spill disasters 11 September, 2014 Oil rig or oil tanker accidents are behind the worst offshore oil spills in history, including the tragic Deepwater Horizon disaster of 2010. Offshore-technology.com profiles the world’s...

Independent Scotland’s bounty - the biggest oil fields in the UK North Sea 10 September, 2014 More than 90% of the UK's oil production occurs offshore within the central and northern sections of the North Sea, regions which could soon fall under Scottish control if the country votes yes...

Underwater arteries - the world’s longest offshore pipelines 10 September, 2014 From the 1,224km Nord Stream pipeline carrying Russian natural gas to Europe vto the 166km Langeled gas pipeline running under the North Sea, offshore-technology.com profiles the world’s...

Offshore Technology Focus: Environment & Efficiency Issue 05 September, 2014 In the latest special issue of Offshore Technology Focus we investigate what lies ahead for response teams working in icy conditions, look at the potential that precision in weather...

August's top stories: Barents Sea drilling, Eni and BP start gas production 03 September, 2014 by Shalini M P Nair Rosneft and Statoil jointly started exploration drilling at the Pingvin Licence PL713 prospect in the Norwegian region of the Barents Sea, and Italian energy firm Eni started production at...

Offshore Technology Focus: Issue 22 28 August, 2014 In the latest issue of Offshore Technology Focus we look at the worst territorial tensions over oil hot spots, ask why several companies are issuing retail bonds to fund projects and...

Beat it: Ibiza protests against sonic testing for oil 28 August, 2014 by Adam Leach Cairn Energy is awaiting a decision from Spanish authorities on an environmental impact assessment that will determine whether it can continue to explore for oil in the Gulf of Valencia,...

The richest oil and gas billionaires 26 August, 2014 Five of the world’s ten richest oil and gas billionaires are from Russia; two are based in the US, while surprisingly only one hails from the Middle East. Offshore-technology.com profiles...

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