Innovation

Power sector worker
Britain, Business, Central Asia, Eastern Europe, Energy, Energy Focus, Energy Management, Energy Policy, Energy Saving, Energy Storage, Europe, Innovation, Investment, Power, Power Grid, Renewables

Power generation and energy storage events in the coming months of 2020

List of various interesting conferences and events taking place worldwide in the coming months in a range of cities including Amsterdam, Cambridge, London, Oxford, New York, Sydney, Singapore and Toronto.

Gassco bike robot drone
Energy, Energy Security, Engineers, Europe, Gas, Innovation, Pipeline Gas Journal, Pipelines

Robotics Applications Making Advances in Norway

The new tools gather information that companies like oil companies like Norway’s Equinor, Germany’s Wintershall and Anglo-Dutch-owned Shell, plus the Norwegian state-owned pipeline operator Gassco can use to optimise its maintenance plans, while inspection robots can replace time-consuming and costly inspections by humans and cut downtime for certain plant assets.

Baker Hughes Worldwide Rig Count, Business, Engineers, Gas, Innovation, Oil, Pipelines, Recruitment, Rigzone, Technology

Oilfield Services Eyeing Survival Tactics in Weak US Market

Last time crude prices crashed, E&P companies cut operations and investment, with knock-on effects on oilfield service contractors, many of whom reduced headcount, went bankrupt or merged. Once again, history is repeating itself. Baker Hughes September U.S. rig count saw just 898 active rigs, a reduction of 150 from this […]

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Britain, Business, Energy, Energy Policy, Environment, Gas, Health and Safety, Innovation, Investment, Oil, Technology

Packing-up Caudrilla is not the end of the decommissioning story.

The oil and gas industry needs a decommissioning strategy to help meet the UK’s Paris Accord commitments and the net zero carbon emissions by 2050 target, as the country moves ahead in its energy transition. Decommissioning is only one strand of the oil and gas sector’s efforts to reduce their carbon footprint and, at the same time, is an essential requirement to ensure continuing investor and government support in new North Sea projects.

POMPEII EXHIBITION
Africa, Business, construction, Energy, Engineering and Technology, Eniday, Europe, Gas, Gulf States, Innovation, North America, Northern Europe, Pipeline Gas Journal, Renewables, Rigzone, Solar power, South Africa, Technology, Western Europe, Wind Power

Work completed in July 2019

This is a brief list of some of the work completed for various clients in a variety of formats, during the past month. In July I covered a wide range of topics including developments in the oil and gas business, maritime sector including use of hydrojets, global environment, power generation including renewables, the application of industrial internet of things, constuction challenges and bunkering logistics. In addition, I visited and reviewed the current exhibition at Oxford’s Ashmoleum Museum. Plus produced a briefing on Italian utility Enel. Contact me to find out more info@nicnewmaoxford.com