Energy

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Energy, Gas, Investment, Oil, Rigzone

Cost Overruns Threaten Offshore Development

Even with funding based on a thorough engineering definition, operators could still see a cumulative $111-billion cost overrun.

OXFORD EV SUMMIT 2019
Design, Energy, Energy Management, Energy Saving, Energy Security, Energy Storage, Energy Trading, Engineers, Environment, Europe, Investment, Journalism, National Grid, Power

OXFORD EV SUMMIT 2019

The summit was a business forum based on the dual themes of business engagement and thought leadership from some informed speakers in this sector.

Energy, Investment, Oil, Rigzone

Will Occidental’s $38B Gamble Be a Shale Win?

Occidental Petroleum, ranked 167 in Fortune 500, recently snatched victory from Chevron with a winning bid of $38 billion for one of the largest U.S.  Independent oil and gas companies; Anadarko ranked just 237, making this the largest American oil and gas merger in more than a decade and the […]

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Energy, Oil, Rigzone

US Dropping Iranian Oil Sanction Waivers

In reality, President Trump’s sanctions to stop Iranian crude exports are likely to be harder than envisaged and their success might lead to unanticipated crude price increases, which would be bad news for the world economy.

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Design, Energy, Energy Saving, Engineering and Technology, Environment, Europe

The unexpected ways in which factories are saving energy

Whisky, the third largest industry in Scotland after energy and financial services, makes up around 70 per cent of the entire Scottish food and drink sector and is valued at £5bn a year. The whisky distilleries use a hierarchy of measures to cut their energy bills and earn additional income. Traditionally, distilleries have converted the waste grains (known as daff) from the malting process into pellets, a protein-rich cattle feed sold to local farmers.