Month: July 2018

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Petroleum Review

Additive Manufacturing delivers new opportunities to the energy sector

Additive Manufacturing (AM), also known as 3D printing, is attracting increasing worldwide interest not only from innovators and scientists but many industries, including energy. It was simultaneously invented in the early 1980s around the world by various technologists including in the US by Chuck Hull and by Jean-Claude André at France’s […]

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Energy, Innovation, Investment, Power

Power plant automation trends

Due to power plant automation and the switch in many countries from coal power generation to gas power, the number of staff required to run a power plant is declining. In fact, in the future, it is likely that there will be no staff on site at all. This is […]

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Eniday, Environment, Gulf States, Health and Safety, Innovation, Investment, Liquid Natural Gas, Power, Research and development, Technology

Preparing Qatar for the 2022 World Cup

The World Cup 2018 is now over and France, inebriated with its recent victory, is still celebrating the success of the “Bleus”. There’s no time to waste though, because preparing for a World Cup is not a piece of cake… In 2022, Qatar is set to host the 22nd FIFA World Cup, one of […]

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Afroil, ContentLive, Energy Focus, Eniday, Marine Engineeing and Offshore Technology, Pipeline Gas Journal, Renewables, Research and development

Journalism in June

Recent examples of my journalism, editorial, copywriting, writing, research and corporate work for various clients in June. AFROIL Oil, Gas Exploration Activity Picks Up As oil prices improve, we are beginning to see renewed interest in exploration and production in such areas as Morocco, Namibia, West Africa, Equatorial Guinea etc. […]

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Africa, Afroil, Energy, Gas, Oil

OIL AND GAS EXPLORATION ACTIVITY PICKS UP 

What?   Investment activity in exploration and production is starting to pick up. Why?  Oil prices have increased by nearly 25 % compared to the same period last year thanks to OPEC production restrictions. What next?    The prospect of peak demand for oil and gas is likely to make investors more cautious. Oil and […]