All articles by Chris Lo

  1. Decommissioning North Sea platforms: should we let sleeping giants lie?

    For the UK, the prospect of offshore decommissioning in the North Sea has become something of an ominous cloud on…
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    15 Mar
  2. US gas production will continue to grow into 2021

    GlobalData’s latest analysis of US natural gas production expects the country’s production to grow to 86 billion cubic feet per…
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    2 Feb
  3. Timeline: game-changing gas discoveries in the eastern Mediterranean

    Unlike the Gulf of Mexico or the North Sea, the Mediterranean Sea has always been better known for stunning climate,…
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    13 Dec
  4. Jumping ship: Danish giants pull out of the oil industry

    Given that the last few years have seen an inversion of the traditional clean/dirty energy dynamic, with renewable technologies dropping…
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    16 Nov
  5. Targeting neutral: big oil and the carbon dilemma

    With the Paris Agreement entering into force late last year, the global fight against climate change has reached a milestone…
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    2 Nov
  6. Is privatisation working out for Mexico’s oil industry?

    For many decades, the oil industry has been of great symbolic as well as economic significance to Mexico. Since 1938,…
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    1 Nov
  7. Sulphate-reducing bacteria: terrors of the deep

    Offshore exploration and production is justifiably thought of as an engineering process, with the industry having much to gain from…
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    31 Oct
  8. How an AI-driven industrial immune system could protect oil & gas from cyber attacks

    Today’s oil and gas industry is no stranger to cyber attacks. The 2012 hack of Saudi Aramco – during which…
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    14 Aug
  9. Big Oil and the Amazon: a tale of two discoveries

    The discovery in 2007 of massive oil reserves in the offshore area now known as the Subsalt Polygon has provoked…
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    12 Jul
  10. Build better: improving project delivery in the UK North Sea

    The oil and gas industry’s relentless pursuit of efficiency in the wake of the oil price crash appears to be…
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    27 Jun