Analysis

  • A Strong Connection

    The value of satellite communications to the oil and gas industry is huge. But service providers and customers must work together to provide solutions that offer quality, versatility and value,...

  • Go with the Flow

    Future large gas condensate discoveries are expected to be located far from processing facilities. Gunnar Flaten, StatoilHydro, describe a new multiphase flow design that will transport liquid as efficiently as...

  • Branching Out

    Stranded gas fields in remote areas are being considered for future development. But they require large capital expenditure and reliable sources of power. Tieneke Postma and Rama Gunturi, Shell, assess...

  • A Meeting of Minds

    The energy industry prioritises innovation in the search for valuable resources. Technology, efficiency and ROI are the main challenges. However, common development goals must be set early to give new...

  • Safety Factor

    Safety has become a hot topic as the oil and gas industry addresses new challenges. Faced with a potentially crippling shortfall in qualified safety experts, energy companies must realise that...

  • Sustainable Output

    Data-driven modelling techniques can accelerate surveillance and optimisation in oil and gas production operations. Ron Cramer, Charlie E Moncur, Keat-Choon Goh and Jan Briers report on the performance of Shell’s...

  • A Question of Protection

    For years, the industry has placed FPSOs in the same category as ships. However, this can create problems when deciding the type and quality of anti-corrosion treatments used, Mike Surkein,...

  • Ice Breaker

    For almost 20 years, StatoilHydro has facilitated oil and gas exports from ice-infested areas. Staff engineer manager Ola Ravndal outlines the challenges faced and the technical developments being made.

  • Set Strategy

    The energy industry is facing a serious shortage of candidates with SET skills. Sarah Beacock of the Energy Institute has been working towards developing a recruitment and retention strategy to...

  • Money for Old Gas

    The commercial opportunities for developing and perfecting carbon gas capture and sequestration are considerable. Jean-Michel Gires of Total tells World Expro how there are also benefits for the environment.

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