Recognising achievements in safety is incredibly important in an industry such as oil and gas as well as other manufacturing sectors where operations carry significant risk.
In the last few years the Downstream business was seen to be struggling against a low profit landscape with a wide variety of factors negatively affecting financial results...
In early 2018 Natural Gas prices were at their highest level since 2014. According to US forecasts, gas prices will increase 30% by 2020 in comparison to 2016 levels and will outreach metallurgical coal.
A special interview with Aman Amanpour, Independent Petrochemicals & Energy Consultant / Former President of Shell Chemicals Middle East
In recent times “operational excellence” has gone from being viewed as management theory to a tangible business advantage that could be transformative for organisations in the petroleum industry.
Spotlight on Kuwait Downstream Sector: Meeting Future Clean Fuels and Environmental targets and developing the Petrochemicals Sector
Kuwait is amongst the largest energy consumers in the GCC region with over 100 bbl of oil reserves and 65 Tcf of gas reserves.
There are now 44% more electric vehicles on UK roads than there were three years ago.
Digitalisation is affecting every sector, creating challenges and offering the opportunity to evolve and improve.
There is no avoiding the fact that there is now a lot of competition for oil & gas companies marketing budget spend on events. With all the different formats and subject matter events, how do you choose where to spend your money?
Oil price forecasting is complex and, with today’s market volatility, even more of a challenge for even the most experienced analysts.
Science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) subjects are not well subscribed when it comes to the millennial generation.
In 2020, change is coming to the industry with new global sulfur limits for bunker fuel as a result of the IMO’s MARPOL Annex VI regulation.
When speaking of specialty chemicals, it is typical to assume products such as polyurethanes, personal-care chemicals, specialty coatings and specialty surfactants, etc.
Potential talent shortages are always a reality in the oil and gas industry.
In the current scenario, refi nery-petrochemical integration, incorporating renewables and digitalisation will be the key tools for future business optimisation in the refi ning and petrochemical industry.
Petroleum industry professionals from all around the world met at IDW 2018, incorporating IDTC 2018 (International Downstream Technology & Strategy Conference) and BBTC 2018
Where there is a modern refinery, there is a catalytic process (or processes).
The oil and gas sector is one of the world’s most vibrant. Innovative and lucrative, it offers the dual benefits of attractive compensation as well as the opportunity to be at the forefront of energy development.
Energy consumption is an issue for everyone today, from businesses through to individual customers and those at the heart of our political infrastructure.
Skills and technical knowledge form the basis of exceptional performance in any industry. And, in the oil and gas sector, there is the additional necessity for ensuring health and safety standards are understood and adhered to.
While the Sultanate of Oman is not yet as present in industry-related news as neighbours Saudi Arabia or the UAE, the country is definitely a promising oil and gas producer and – in the near future – an important petroleum and petrochemical products exporter
Is operational excellence now becoming a crucial part of oil and gas companies’ core strategies?
2018 may have just started but we already expect to see continuing trends in the Refining / Petrochemicals sectors of the Energy Industry – important trends seen over the past few years.
A high level of operational efficiency has always been of great importance in the oil, gas and petrochemical industries. Companies invest billions of dollars in high-quality assets and a return on investment is only possible if these facilities are operated safely and efficiently.
In today’s business climate we see that competition in the Refining & Petrochemical sectors continues to increase – year after year and in every region – the GCC is no exception.
How has the Oil & Gas (O&G) industry changed over the years in terms of process automation and enhanced control systems?
The safety element is a key factor for stable and reliable facility operation.
Ever since the lifting of sanctions in 2016, Iran’s energy policy, strategy and activities have been constantly attracting the attention of key industry players from around the world.
HAZOP studies are one of the most widely used hazard identification methods and have found applications in many aspects of both the oil and gas industries.
Risk is usually something that may happen which will have a negative or positive impact on a project.