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February 08, 2024
The collaborative energy innovation platform announced its rebrand and specialty board of advisors with executives from Nike, XPRIZE, and change-making innovators and entrepreneurs.
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December 2023
The oil and gas industry orthodoxy repeats the same arguments; these have become what Dr. Nathan Meehan calls the Houston Echo Chamber. This is a set of commonly held beliefs and opinions among oil and gas professionals that are often based on outdated information or wishful thinking.
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December 20, 2023
In a pivotal moment for American energy policy, National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) President Erik Milito emphasizes the urgency of Congressional intervention following the conclusion of Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale 261.
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December 15, 2023
Chevron Corp. CFO Pierre Breber criticized employees for failing to deliver on several key performance metrics in 2023, a year in which Chevron's shares tumbled 16%, a steeper drop than its industry peers.
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December 08, 2023
Neptune Energy has been awarded Gold Standard status by the United Nation’s Environmental Program (UNEP), recognizing the company’s detailed plans to reduce methane emissions to near zero by 2030.
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December 08, 2023
The American Petroleum Institute (API) has called on the Biden administration to recognize the important role that Alaska plays in U.S. energy security and support the continued development of energy resources in the National Petroleum Reserve.
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December 04, 2023
Texas made headlines this weekend after the State Board of Education (SBOE) rejected efforts to villainize oil and gas in textbooks used by our public schools.
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December 03, 2023
While managing supply chain risks has always been a recurring boardroom concern, it took a global pandemic to underscore exactly what’s at stake when disruptions occur. As a result, the pandemic’s profound impact on supply chains has elevated the importance of globally recognized standards —particularly in the energy sector, where supply chain vulnerabilities have far-reaching consequences.
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December 03, 2023
(WO) — Weatherford International Plc hosted its 19th annual FWRD Digital Conference on Nov. 7, convening figures from across the energy sector, technology partners, and technical experts from Weatherford.
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December 04, 2023
(WO) — In an era when Africa needs oil and gas investments more than ever, attracting those investments has become increasingly difficult. Part of the challenge lies in the mounting pressure on oil companies to shift their focus from exploration and production to investments in renewable energy in response to global emissions-reduction goals.
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November 21, 2023
(WO) — Shutting down obsolete North Sea energy installations is a business opportunity worth more than £20 billion ($25 billion) over the next decade, according to calculations by Offshore Energies UK (OEUK).
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October 02, 2023
This first-of-its-kind device addresses reservoir fluid uncertainties and allows the operator to enhance oil and natural gas recovery in wells where current autonomous technologies are limited.
Webcast

Advanced Strategies for Temperature Control in Extreme Conditions: A Comprehensive Guide for Upstream and Midstream Operators During Summer's Record-Breaking Heat

October 04, 2023
Aggreko
Immerse in an enlightening webinar unveiling cutting-edge methods for precise product temperature control, even amidst unprecedented summer heat waves. Embark on a journey through the remarkable achievements of a leading oil and gas subsidiary, demonstrating excellence in maintaining consistent oil temperatures despite challenges in daily processing operations amidst scorching highs. Delve into the transformative impact of Aggreko's advanced cooling solution, seamlessly integrating exchangers and chillers, revolutionizing conventional practices. Through effectively reducing temperatures from 110 degrees Fahrenheit to a more manageable range of around 75 degrees Fahrenheit, they've not only achieved a substantial enhancement in safety measures but also addressed the critical goal of preventing off-gassing from storage tanks. This sustainable enhancement underscores Aggreko’s proficiency in maintaining effective product temperature management. Gain invaluable insights from this success story and embrace adaptable strategies to overcome the unique challenges in your industry.
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September 01, 2023
The main scope of this paper is to describe the possible and secure production method of huge quantities of fresh/drinkable water from subsea bottom springs, by separating this meteoric (in origin) groundwater from the saline seawater.
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August 14, 2023
Pioneer Energy, Inc. have completed a successful field trial of their new Emission Control Treater (ECT) technology. The pilot demonstrated nearly complete elimination of well pad emissions with autonomous and reliable operations, and an 11.3% increase in crude yield.
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August 2023
As the research arm of Aramco, Exploration and Petroleum Engineering Advanced Research Center (EXPEC ARC) has accomplished much in its 17-year history, rising to new heights of technological innovation and achievement. The future heralds even greater contributions to global energy technology.
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July 20, 2023
Greg Shaver, a mechanical engineering professor and director of Purdue’s Ray W. Herrick Laboratories, is part of a national effort researching the reduction of carbon dioxide, nitrogen oxide and microscopic particle emissions and improving the efficiency of diesel engines on the road today.
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July 12, 2023
“Thanks to a $76,000 Early-Career Research Fellowship from the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, my long-term research goals are to create safe, multi-hazard resilient offshore energy infrastructure, such as offshore wind farms, oil/gas pipelines, offshore platforms, and other civil infrastructure threatened by extreme windstorms and structural aging issues,” Sun said.
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June 28, 2023
For offshore operators, PHASETREAT WET reduces chemical volume by up to 75%, resulting in reduction in freight, inventory, and offshore movements. In onshore operations, the solution offers additional benefits, including decreased dosages for demulsifiers and deoilers, improved water treatment quality, more efficient oil treatment, and reduction of injection points.
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May 11, 2023
Scale-up companies specializing in carbon capture utilization and storage (CCUS), new energies, oil and gas emissions reduction, digital applications and advanced materials for decarbonization, and nature-based solutions are encouraged to apply.
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March 17, 2023
Having been shortlisted earlier in the year, the company was recognized by a judging panel of 30 industry experts for its outstanding commitment to lowering risk, reducing costs, and protecting the environment with its advanced passive integrity monitoring solutions.
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