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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...

India's offshore exploration push 04 March, 2014 India's exceptional 21st century growth is threatened by the huge cost of importing oil and gas to satisfy surging demand. Can the country secure the hydrocarbon supply needed to fuel its future?...

Black gold billionaires - the 10 biggest oil producing countries 03 March, 2014 The world's 10 biggest oil producing countries account for over 65% of the world's total oil output with Saudi Arabia, the United States and Russia - the top 3 oil producers -...

Offshore Technology Focus: Issue 14 20 December, 2013 The critical role that communications plays in remote offshore oil and gas operations cannot be overstated. We explore the difficulties of providing secure and reliable offshore communications...

Italy's shrinking offshore oil and gas industry 04 December, 2013 New restrictions on areas for exploration and production offshore of Italy has pushed activities away from the Tyrrhenian Sea and over to deeper waters west of Sardinia. The changes...

Kashagan: A look at Caspian Sea oil and natural gas production 23 September, 2013 The Caspian Sea region has recently become a new point of interest for oil and natural gas production. The Kashagan project, which has become the region's prominent oil extraction scheme,...

Eastern promise: Soma Oil & Gas buys into Somalia's energy boom 16 September, 2013 War-torn Somalia has some of the largest prospective oil and gas resources in East Africa and UK company Soma Oil & Gas is investing £20m to gain first-mover advantage. Julian Turner talks to...

Future proof: cutting-edge offshore inspection techniques 25 July, 2013 New technologies that minimise revenue loss and protect both personnel and the environment are transforming offshore inspection best practice. Julian Turner reveals how innovations such as...

Oil & Gas UK's Malcolm Webb on investment, skills and technology 16 July, 2013 The UK Government has unveiled a new oil and gas industry action plan aimed at securing billions of pounds of future investment and thousands of jobs. Julian Turner talks to Malcolm Webb,...

Offshore Technology Focus: Issue 7 25 April, 2013 In this issue we look at fire protection technology for offshore oil and gas rigs, investigate Brazil’s oil exploration auctions plans, ask subsea specialist ROVOP about the demand for...

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