All articles by Talal Husseini

Talal Husseini

Digging into the data on microbiological souring

Oilfield services specialist Rawwater has accrued three decades worth of data on microbiological oilfield souring, using physical reservoir simulation and modelling to make forecasts on the propensity of oil to turn sour. How has the data been applied, and why is it crucial for the offshore oil industry to forecast souring levels?

Oil and Gas industry trends 2019: ranking the top 10

GlobalData researchers have identified the top oil and gas industry trends of 2019, using data on online engagement, the number of mentions on Twitter, and expert analysis.

Top companies and organisations in Oil and Gas: ranking the top 10

The top ten most influential companies, organisations, and government departments in oil and gas, as provided by GlobalData’s Influencer dashboard.

Oil and Gas Supply: the top 10 influencers to follow

GlobalData researchers have found the top influencers in the oil and gas supply sector, based on their performance and engagement online in the past 90 days.

Qatar Petroleum to invest $20bn in US oil and gas after OPEC exit

Qatar Petroleum CEO Saad Sherida al-Kaabi has announced that the state-owned oil and gas company will invest more than $20bn in the US oil and gas sector.

Nigeria sues Shell and Eni for $1.092bn over alleged corruption

Nigeria has filed a $1.092bn legal claim in the UK High Court against oil giants Shell and Eni, over alleged fraudulent practices and cases of corruption, and subsequent divergence of billions of dollars in potential revenue from the Nigerian people.

Equinor continues to invest in UKCS oil and gas despite Brexit

Norwegian oil giant Equinor has announced its commitment to developing UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) oil and gas projects, despite plans for the UK to leave the European Union.

ADNOC and IBM develop blockchain for oil and gas operations

UAE-based oil giant Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has revealed plans to adopt blockchain for oil and gas production operations, in collaboration with IBM.

Digital assist: how IoT and edge analytics can cut costs offshore

Saving time and money in the oil and gas sector is becoming ever more critical. How can digital tech such as predictive and edge analytics help the industry cut costs and improve safety? Greenwave Systems vice president of edge analytics John Crupi offers his insights.

OGUK reports on 2017 ‘accidental’ North Sea oil and chemical spills

Oil industry trade body Oil & Gas UK (OGUK) has announced its 2018 Environment Report, which claims that 256t of chemicals and 23t of oil were ‘accidently released’ into the North Sea in 2017.