All articles by Sarah Blackman

  1. Picking small oil pockets: new mole drill digs deeper

    The potential for oil production from small reservoirs remains unrealised as experts believe they are too expensive to drill using…
    Read More…

    26 Jun
  2. Video feature: Gryphon FPSO’s return to the North Sea

    The Gryphon FPSO is back in production following a major overhaul of the vessel, and is set to join a…
    Read More…

    19 Jun
  3. Roundtable: mitigating oil spill risks as operators drill deeper

    The severity of offshore blowouts should not be taken lightly. While exploration and production is responsible for far fewer oil…
    Read More…

    6 Jun
  4. Methane hydrates: a new gas boom?

    To read an interview with JOGMEC’s research leader Koji Yamamoto click here or on the image above. What shale gas…
    Read More…

    8 May
  5. Unlocking Japan’s fire-ice: Q&A with JOGMEC’s Koji Yamamoto

    To find out about the economic and environmental feasibility of producing methane gas from hydrates, click here or on the…
    Read More…

    8 May
  6. Venezuela’s oil policy post-Chavez: what’s next as Maduro takes the reins?

    They say a change is as good as a rest, but with the late socialist leader Hugo Chávez’s chosen successor…
    Read More…

    16 Apr
  7. Space safety at sea: Nasa’s training mission for offshore workers

    For more than a year, Nasa has been working with Petrofac to deliver a suite of safety courses to current…
    Read More…

    17 Feb
  8. Video feature: Shell’s rig failure – the tip of the iceberg for Arctic drilling?

    The idea of drilling the Arctic for oil, however controversial, has conjured up significant support in recent years. According to…
    Read More…

    9 Jan
  9. Cloak of invisibility: shielding oil rigs from rocky waves

    For years scientists have been looking for ways to make invisibility cloaks a reality, by shielding objects from light and…
    Read More…

    12 Dec
  10. November’s top stories: BP agrees to $4.5bn Gulf spill pay out

    Oil and gas professionals unsatisfied with flagging pay rises "A fifth (20%) said they had received no pay rises at…
    Read More…

    3 Dec
Close
Close
Close

Go Top