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July 19, 2022
A4I gives UK companies of any size access to the UK’s top scientists and most advanced facilities, techniques and technologies in the world. It aims to boost productivity and competitiveness by helping companies to solve problems in innovative ways.
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July 05, 2022
For over 20 years, the World Oil Awards have recognized and honored the upstream energy industry’s leading innovators and innovations and recognized changes in technology that have made a lasting impact. Nominations for this year's awards will be accepted through this Saturday, July 9, at midnight CST.
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May 04, 2022
Devon Energy Corp., one of the biggest oil explorers in the Permian Basin, is getting into the sand business to combat rising costs.
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March 17, 2022
This prestigious award is presented to OTC exhibitors who are revolutionizing the future of offshore energy through technological advancement and innovation.
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March 10, 2022
Schlumberger expanded its INNOVATION FACTORI network with the opening of a new center in Houston, Texas.
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February 17, 2022
Houston biotech startup Cemvita Factory is partnering with U.S. gas-equipment manufacturer Chart Industries Inc. to use oil-eating microbes to make hydrogen.
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October 2021
We need a pragmatic approach to meeting global energy needs
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October 25, 2021
Exxon Mobil Corp. is weighing salary increases as it tries to halt employee attrition across its business divisions after sweeping job and benefit cuts.
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October 14, 2021
Honorees received awards in 18 categories, encompassing the full breadth of the upstream industry. Today’s innovations, many of which would have seemed far-fetched a generation ago, are enabling operators to find and produce hydrocarbons more safely, economically, and efficiently.
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October 13, 2021
The objective of the WPC Excellence Awards is to distinguish companies, institutions or any public or private organization engaged in the oil and gas industry for promoting or operating with high excellence standards.
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September 30, 2021
Now in its second year, this program is free to students and educators and its mission is to empower and encourage them to delve into the energy industry and its many career fields through a variety of video showcases, virtual tours, and virtual visits to classrooms by respected professionals.
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September 17, 2021
The Council recognized members for exceptional leadership and accomplishments on behalf of the energy services and technology sector during its 2021 Annual Meeting, held in Santa Ana Pueblo, NM.
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August 27, 2021
Professionals and technologies demonstrating cutting-edge thinking and next-generation leadership from across the upstream oil and gas industry were selected as finalists in 18 awards categories.
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January 11, 2021
The 23rd World Petroleum Congress – with the theme Innovative Energy Solutions will provide the platform for open dialogue between consumers and producers, governments and industry, academia and financiers, leaders and society, in order to address these issues and present debates, developments and solutions for sustainable production and use of the world's energy resources.
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October 2020
How does a global industry respond to a global pandemic? In this roundtable, four experts with four different perspectives look beyond the economic impacts and consider how the experience of Covid-19 could change attitudes toward work, technology, the environmental agenda and the future of the energy sector, itself.
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August 2020
The PosHYdon pilot project will create the world’s first offshore green hydrogen production plant in the Dutch North Sea. The project will gain experience in integrating working energy systems at sea and producing hydrogen in an offshore environment.
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August 2020
One of World Oil’s most notable editorial advisors receives SPE’s ultimate distinction while also taking on new roles in the industry.
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July 30, 2020
Halliburton Company announced the creation of Halliburton Labs – a collaborative environment where entrepreneurs, academics, investors, and industrial labs come together to advance cleaner, affordable energy.
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July 22, 2020
Some of the high-impact technologies in 2019 no longer have the same economic punch in today’s Covid-19-battered market. At the same time, say some operators and innovators, some of the overlooked or low-impact technologies now are extremely useful, even transformative.
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July 17, 2020
“At a time when renewables have developed from niche technologies to global industries, Aker’s ambitions exceed the announced spin-offs in Aker Solutions,” Aker Chief Executive Officer Oyvind Eriksen said in a statement. “We take an active role to position ourselves in a broader and rapidly growing renewable energy industry.”
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July 08, 2020
North Sea nations and oil companies face costs of more than $100 billion to shut down old wells in the depleted region. Researchers in Norway believe they can cut that figure dramatically.
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