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Onshore power for offshore platforms 31 July, 2014 Supplying power to offshore platforms from land-based plants could have a major impact on the industry's carbon emissions. Norway is the world leader in the laying of subsea cables to... > read more

Government incentive is key to cleaning up oil & gas 16 July, 2014 A report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has highlighted the offshore oil and gas industry’s heavy burden to reduce carbon emissions. Critics have bemoaned the lack...

Up against the elements: The extra challenges of lifting offshore 01 April, 2014 Lifting work is more dangerous and complex in the offshore industry, but technology and techniques have adapted to the marine environment. Geoff Holden, chief executive of the Lifting...

Lifting the export ban: Time for US to share its ‘light, tight’ crude? 13 March, 2014 The international energy market has changed a lot in the past 40 years, yet US restrictions on the exportation of crude oil remain in place. While the energy landscape has changed dramatically,...

May's top stories: EC raids BP and Shell, Brazil announces October sale 03 June, 2013 Investigators from the European Commission (EC) raided BP and Shell offices after allegations of price fixing, Brazil announced an October auction and BP sought intervention against...

The cold war: the challenges of Arctic exploration 01 September, 2012 Shell faces multiple hurdles as it prepares to spearhead a new wave of exploration in the remote and inhospitable US Arctic. Rod James talks to Ove Tobias Gudmestad of the University of...

Shine a Light on Offshore Power Demands 03 February, 2011 Lighting companies the demanding offshore hazardous environment are coming up with solutions to cut energy consumption. These solutions will reduce costs, increase efficiency and be...

Hold the Line Against Pipe Ruptures 31 January, 2011 The consequences of an oil pipeline rupturing, particularly at sea, could potentially be catastrophic. We examine what would happen in the event of a burst pipeline and identify the...

The Satellite Solution 03 September, 2010 As global satellite bandwidth is eroded by television channels, mobile phones and the internet, offshore vessels and rig operators have their own challenge – to maintain reliable...

Q&A: Samer AlAshgar 03 September, 2010 Saudi Aramco’s upstream research arm EXPEC ARC aims to aid the company’s exploration and production by providing new technology to improve processes. Manager Samer AlAshgar speaks to Mark...

Wake-up Call 03 September, 2010 BP is in the process of implementing an ambitious company-wide operating management system that it hopes will deliver safe, responsible and reliable performance. John Sieg, group head...

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