Petroleum Review

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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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Transneft operator of Russia’s largest oil pipeline network

Nic Newman looks at some of the issues facing Transneft, operator of Russia’s largest oil pipeline network, which carries over 85% of the oil produced in Russia. See PR+June+2018+p34-36

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Recent work in May

Recent examples of my journalism, editorial, copywriting and corporate work for various clients in May. Petroleum Review The trials and tribulations of managing Russian oil pipeline network A look at the work of Russian oil pipeline company Transneft Railway Journal The impact of blockchain on the rail sector A look […]

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Despite the sanctions Transneft keeps on growing

Transneft is the world’s leading operator of around 70,000 kilometres of oil pipeline in a network linking oil fields and refineries across the European continent, as well as to markets in Central Asia and China. See Table 1.  Indeed, Transneft shifts eight times the amount of crude oil compared with […]

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Britain’s first subsea-to-shore gas Field

Nicholas Newman Petroleum Review August 2017 Lying 125 kilometres west of the Shetland Islands are the Laggan-Tormore gas fields, an export pipeline, and a newly constructed gas-processing plant all constructed and installed in a climate similar to Southern Alaska. Total’s £3.5billion Laggan-Tormore gas development was Britain’s second largest construction project, […]

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