All articles by Ross Davies

  1. Faith in the Forties: an analysis of Ineos’ latest investments in the North Sea

    “More of a Ford Mondeo than a Mercedes”. This was how Ineos director Tom Crotty likened the state of the…
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    29 May
  2. The Oil Industry’s Best Kept Secret: advice from women in oil and gas

    The UK oil and industry is in the midst of a recruitment drive like never before, as it continues to…
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    20 Feb
  3. Electrifying the Johan Sverdrup oil and gas field

    On 16 May, Norway’s largest oil company officially changed its name from Statoil to Equinor. Equinor is a portmanteau standing…
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    23 Jul
  4. Enter the robots: reducing the headache of pressure vessel inspection

    When it comes to assessing the condition of their process vessels and tanks, most North Sea operators traditionally use intrusive…
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    14 May
  5. Artificial magma: Could it work for sealing offshore wells?

    Even long after an oil well has given up the ghost of productivity, it needs to remain sealed to prevent…
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    30 Apr
  6. Papering over the cracks: Forties pipeline closure under the spotlight

    Let’s start with a comparison. On December 26, militants in Libya blew up a pipeline carrying crude to the country’s…
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    4 Apr
  7. Wind-powered offshore decommissioning in Rotterdam

    Situated at the mouth of the Rhine and the Maas, with direct access to the North Sea, the Port of…
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    18 Sep
  8. Can Aberdeen remain the oil capital of Europe?

    Frequent visitors to Aberdeen will be all too familiar with the scrum for hotel rooms throughout the year. So much…
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    12 Jun
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