Pipelines

Groningen gas field
Energy, Europe, Gas, Liquid Natural Gas, Pipeline Gas Journal, Pipelines

Pipelines, LNG Imports Needed to Offset Groningen Gas Declines

The demise of Dutch gas production will make the Benelux region more dependent on imported gas and foreign LNG.

Billions at Play: The Future of African Energy and Doing Deals
Africa, Book Review, Business, Energy, Gas, Liquid Natural Gas, National Grid, Nigeria, Oil, Pipelines, Power, Power Grid

Billions at Play: The Future of African Energy and Doing Deals

A book review Over the years there have been many books about some of the failures, successes and near misses in the development of Africa’s energy sector. This book by NJ Ayek looks at some of the reasons behind Africa’s energy sector evolution. Like many previous writers have said bringing […]

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 […]

USA and China trade war
Business, Energy Policy, Energy Security, Energy Storage, Energy Trading, Europe, Gas, Gulf States, Liquid Natural Gas, Middle East, Oil, Pipelines, Rigzone

Oil Demand Shrinks Under Weight of US-China Trade War

This trade war has slowed demand for oil in China, but also in Europe and America itself.