The US has taken the controversial decision to withdraw from the Extractive Industries...
- American withdrawal: what now for the oil industries flagship transparency initiative?
- Could electrifying methane flaring unlock a massive, wasted resource?
- Fort William Underwater Centre: inside the world’s most advanced subsea testing facility
- Celebrating the best of UK oil & gas talent
- BSEE proposes changes to offshore drilling safety regulations
American withdrawal: what now for the oil industries flagship transparency initiative?
The US has taken the controversial decision to withdraw from the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), a global standard on accountability in the oil, gas and mining industries. Julian Turner talks to Jonas Moberg, head of the EITI International Secretariat, about the potential ramifications.
Could electrifying methane flaring unlock a massive, wasted resource?
MIT researchers have developed a new method to convert methane into methanol – a process that is essential for the further processing of methane which is currently fared during gas production. Dr Gareth Evans asks whether the approach is viable for large-scale commercial offshore application.
Acoustic Enclosure Offshore
Wakefield Acoustics is a leading manufacturer and supplier of acoustically optimised enclosures, which are designed to address noise-related issues in a number of industrial environments.
Fort William Underwater Centre: inside the world’s most advanced subsea testing facility
Billed as “the most realistic subsea training and testing facility in the world,” the Underwater Centre at Fort William boasts its own sheltered, multiple-depth seawater dive site, a private pier complex, a 1.5 million litre indoor seawater dive tank and full residential accommodation. Based on the banks of Loch Linnhe, a tidal sea loch at the southern end of Scotland’s Great Glen, and run by a team of highly-skilled and experienced instructors and training staff, the Centre enjoys an enviable reputation for training commercial divers and ROV operators, and as a venue for large-scale sea trials. Dr Gareth takes a look inside.
Celebrating the best of UK oil & gas talent
The Oil & Gas UK Awards 2017 recognised individuals and companies that are fighting to push innovation, acceptance and training, ensuring the oil and gas industry remains an exciting and productive place to work. In a glittering ceremony in Aberdeen in November, awards were distributing across eight categories. Molly Lempriere caught up with a few of the winners of the Oil & Gas UK awards, to find out how they feel about training, trends and diversity.
Industrial Noise, Vibration and Thermal Management Solutions
Isolated Systems is a UK-based company specialising in the design, manufacture and installation of innovative vibration, noise and thermal management solutions for use in a wide range of industrial applications.
Safaniya Field Upgrade, Persian Gulf
Safaniya oil field, located 200km north of Dhahran in the Persian Gulf, Saudi Arabia, is currently the largest offshore oil field in the world, with 37 billion barrels of oil reserves.
BSEE proposes changes to offshore drilling safety regulations
The US Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) has put forward changes to safety regulations regarding offshore oil and gas production.
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