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Chemical, Conventional Fuels

Putting Safety First For Oil And Gas Workers

September 18, 2018

Via: Forbes

When it comes to the safety of oil and gas workers, nothing can be left to chance. It is not just the high-profile major incidents but the day to day healthcare of workers that needs to be managed. Moreover, this […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels, Energy Consumption, World

Forecasts Of Peak Oil Demand Overstated

September 18, 2018

Via: Forbes

There will come a time in the future when oil demand stops growing, but recent forecasts putting that date in 2023, five years from today, should be viewed with skepticism. Long-term forecasts about oil market behavior are notoriously wrong and […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

Oil Will Remain A Large, Viable Industry

September 14, 2018

Via: Forbes

In the previous article, I discussed the natural gas projections from the recent report Rivalry: The IHS Markit View of the Energy Future (2018-50). IHS Markit is a provider of global market data for a number of sectors, including energy. […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

Natural gas will overtake oil to become North America’s ‘single largest energy source’ this year, risk management firm says

September 10, 2018

Via: CNBC energy

Oil will be toppled as North America’s primary energy source this year, according to risk management firm DNV GL, with natural gas and electrification set to reshape the region’s energy future. The Norway-headquartered firm said Monday that overall energy demand […]


Chemical, Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Gas needs to work for its long-term sustainability

September 7, 2018

Via: Forbes

The mood music is upbeat. Just 18 months ago the liquefied natural gas (LNG) market was depressed, anticipating an extended period of oversupply. But things haven’t played out quite like that, and prices have staged a strong recovery. The market […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, World

Oil And Gas Sector Needs To Innovate And Adapt Without Losing Focus

August 31, 2018

Via: Forbes

Every two years the great and the good in the oil and gas industry congregate in the southern Norway town of Stavanger for the ONS exhibition. This year’s event attracted 1,124 exhibitors from 37 countries visited by more than 65,000 […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, State

North To Alaska! The Next Oil Boom

August 23, 2018

Via: Forbes

The media was all atwitter about the announcement that Alaska might be the next oil boom province, based on a new report from IHSMarkit which estimated that 28 billion barrels of recoverable resources remain in the Alaskan North Slope (where […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, U.S.

The Oil And Gas Situation: In The U.S., Stable And Strong

August 21, 2018

Via: Forbes

As the Trump Administration re-activates sanctions on Iran and its crude oil exports, now seems a good time to assess the current state of the U.S. oil and gas industry: The overall rig count continues its slow rise. – The […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

Can Trump Bring About The Second Coming Of Coal?

August 21, 2018

Via: Forbes

The green energy economy has hit a red light, or more precisely, the Great Red Wall erected by Donald Trump. Tonight the president will hold a rally in West Virginia touting his latest plan to resurrect the coal sector that […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

Is Oil Majors’ Interest In Gulf Of Mexico Waning Thanks To U.S. Interior Department?

August 16, 2018

Via: Forbes

There is increasing evidence that the U.S. sector of the Gulf of Mexico is facing a decline in interest from oil and gas companies in the wake of more lucrative onshore shale basins stateside, Mexico’s shallow water plays and more […]


Chemical, Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Lower-Emitting US Natural Gas Can Gain Export Markets

August 13, 2018

Via: Forbes

President Trump’s efforts to expand European imports of American natural gas thus far have consisted of tweeting and jaw-boning, approaches notably ineffective with EU allies whom he has sometimes cast as “foes.” Yet US gas does have a real competitive […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels, Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

EIA: Solar, Wind Investment Flourishes, but Gas-fired Biggest Bargain

August 7, 2018

Via: Power Engineering

Wind and solar generators took the greatest leap in new installed capacity and construction investment, while natural gas-fired generation proved to offer the most bang for the buck per project, according to the most recent data available on generator costs […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

Partnerships Can Light The Path To Effective Oil And Gas Digitisation

July 31, 2018

Via: Forbes

At the recent LiveWorx event in Boston, PTC President and CEO Jim Heppelmann laid out the solutions that are available. The most interesting use cases for oil and gas are around connected workers, smart maintenance of refinery, connected refinery and […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

Is Digitalization In Oil And Gas Wowing The Workforce?

July 20, 2018

Via: Forbes

Digitalization is the buzzword on everyone’s lips in the oil and gas sector. It is seen as the remedy for all the industry’s problems from operational efficiency, safety and lack of visibility. But it is also being heralded as a […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, World

EU grants another subsidy to Baltic Pipe under the CEF 2018

July 18, 2018

Via: Energy Global

The subsidy under the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) for preparatory works within the Baltic Pipe project was awarded in the CEF Energy 2018 call for proposals launched by the European Commission in March this year. The action titled ‘Reinforcement of […]