Post Archive by Day: February 19, 2018

UK fracking industry would need strict controls to minimise spill risk

(19 February 2018) Strict controls would be “a necessity” to minimise the risk of spills and leaks from any future UK shale gas industry, according to new research. The recommendation comes from scientists who have investigated the possible risk of spills from well sites and tankers used to transport chemicals and contaminated fluids to and from fracking sites. The research,

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IOGP releases updated version of the Guidelines for the conduct of offshore drilling hazard site surveys

IOGP releases updated version of the Guidelines for the conduct of offshore drilling hazard site surveys (London) A properly-conducted drilling hazard site survey for an offshore drilling location is essential to minimize the risk of harm to personnel and equipment and to protect the natural environment. In 2013, IOGP published the Guidelines for the conduct of offshore drilling hazard site

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Add Energy Celebrates Engineers Week 2018

February 19, 2018 Engineers Week, is a time to: Celebrate how engineers make a difference in our world Increase public dialogue about the need for engineers Bring engineering to life for kids, educators, and parents More than a week-long event, Engineers Week is a year-round commitment to making a difference. To raise awareness of this, a handful of Add Energy’s

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IOGP releases Geomatics Guidance Note 24: Vertical Data in Oil and Gas Applications

Geomatics Press Releases/IOGP releases Geomatics Guidance Note 24: Vertical Data in Oil and Gas Applications  (London) The IOGP has released the Geomatics Guidance Note 24 (IOGP Report Number: 373-24), Vertical Data in Oil and Gas Applications. The guidance note discusses issues associated with the use of vertical coordinate data in the oil and gas industry, and is aimed at geoscientists,

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DNV GL and AEP Ohio win Energy Award for helping new energy efficient technology in ultra-low temperature freezers reach the market

Stirling ultra-low temperature freezers now ENERGY STAR certified Published: 19 February 2018 Author: Bethany Genier Keywords: Energy, Sustainable use of energy, Energy Contact: Richard S. Barnes Vice President and Global Manager, Sustainable Energy Use OAKLAND, California, United States – 19 February 2018 – DNV GL was recognized today by the Association of Energy Services Professionals (AESP) with the Energy Award for

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Geospatial data and CAD analysis will remove network constraints for UK DNO

Posted February 19 2018 We are delighted to announce a new engineering project for a major UK distribution network operator. 160 km of 132 kV overhead lines will be aerially surveyed to capture LiDAR and high resolution imagery. The geospatial data will be modelled in the CAD environment to determine the maximum rated temperature, as well as to locate any

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U.S.: Total, Borealis and NOVA Chemicals sign definitive agreements to form a joint venture in petrochemicals

2018/02/19 Paris/Vienne/Calgary – Total S.A. (“Total”), Borealis AG (“Borealis”) and NOVA Chemicals Corporation (“NOVA Chemicals”) today announced that affiliates of the three companies have signed definitive agreements to form a joint venture in petrochemicals on the U.S. Gulf Coast. The joint venture – in which Total will own 50% and Novealis Holdings LLC, a joint venture between Borealis and NOVA

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Intertek renews contract with The Government of Kenya for its Pre-Export Verification of Conformity (PVoC) to Standards Programme

February 19, 2018 Intertek, a leading Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide, has extended its contract with the Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) to continue to manage its Pre-Export Verification of Conformity to Standards Programme (PVoC) for exports to the country. The programme verifies the conformity of all regulated products in the respective exporting countries within a range of

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Transocean Ltd. Provides Quarterly Fleet Status Report

STEINHAUSEN, Switzerland, Feb. 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Transocean Ltd. (NYSE:RIG) today issued a quarterly Fleet Status Report that provides the current status of and contract information for the company’s fleet of offshore drilling rigs. On January 30, 2018, the company closed the acquisition of Songa Offshore SE. The transaction added seven semisubmersibles to the company’s fleet, including four high-specification,

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It is Time for Oil Companies To Find Some New Technology

19 February 2018 Getty Images While rising oil prices are offering short-term relief for stressed oil company executives, in the long term their companies could be dead. US production was up by more than 1 million bbl last year. But Dave Pursell, managing director for investment banking in energy technology for Tudor, Pickering, and Holt, said there are cracks showing

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Geostatistics and Kartotrak in the Spotlight during intersol 2018

February 19, 2018 Two papers of interest for those who want to know more about geostatistics use and added-value are to be presented during Intersol 2018  Tuesday March 27, 2018 Session B – SIG et outils géostatistiques / GIS and geostatistical tools  14h40 – 15h00 Geostatistical mapping of health risks when regenerating contaminated sites. Methodological study and implementation conditions (Cartorisk

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NAPE Summit – 2018

NAPE Summit 2018 in Houston, TX was the one of the biggest NAPE shows we have seen in years! With over 12,000 attendees and nearly 700 exhibitor booths, there was a buzz of excitement in the air about the state of the oil and gas industry. What a way to celebrate 25 years of NAPE with oil and gas professionals

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