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MH TechTalk#3: Varnish, a silent killer in hydraulic systems

In the third of the TechTalk series on the importance of oil cleanliness for equipment, leading hydraulic solutions provider in the Middle East MH HYDRAULICS focuses on another culprit responsible for oil contamination – varnish, and highlights a solution from Des-Case RMF Systems, a market leader and manufacturer of advanced filtration systems/solutions and desiccant breathers from the US and the Netherlands, to tackle the problem.In the previous TechTalks released in September and October 2020...

Qusahwira Field Development — Phase 2

Name of Client : Adnoc OnshoreEstimated Budget : $600,000,000Facility Type : Oil Field...

PROJECT WATCH – UAE

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Aramco’s Qahtani joins GPCA board

Mohammed Al Qahtani, Senior Vice-President – Downstream, Saudi Aramco has joined the GPCA Board of...



UAE rallies to create ambitious model for clean, green energy

UAE’s Energy Strategy 2050 calls for improving its energy efficiency by 40 per cent, in addition to reducing its carbon dioxide emissions by 70 per cent and increasing the production of clean and alternative energy by 2050There are not many countries in the world that have remained true to their commitment of cutting their dependence on oil as much as the United Arab Emirates (UAE). It has ardently pursued its Energy Strategy 2050, which will see investments of AED600 billion ($163 billion) to...

Adipec — largest event in energy sector goes virtual

More than 5,000 government ministers, global energy leaders and professionals will come together at...

Al Gharbia rivals competitors with latest production lines

Despite being a relatively new entrant into the market, Al Gharbia Pipe Company (AGPC) has carved a...

Take control over assets with Alderley management system

The Alderley Smart Measurement Integrity Management system gives operators complete certainty and...

Enerpac systems reposition ‘super complex’ platform

An Enerpac EVO Synchronous Lifting and Weighing system has been used to successfully weigh one of...

Leader in solar power

Over the past two decades, the UAE has led the world in solar power and renewable energy technology...

Petrofac — 30 years of focused, sustainable delivery in the UAE

An impressive roster of major Abu Dhabi oil and gas projects have underpinned the company’s evolving...

Tekmar plans expansion, explores manufacturing alliances in region

For UK-based Tekmar Group, a leading provider of technologies and services for the global offshore...

Evaluating skid assemblies – more than sum of its parts

To streamline acceptance by the EPC contractor, end user or code authority, a skid should be...

OLI Systems’ predictive software, services help save on cost, time

The oil and gas industry is in the throes of a major digital transformation (DX) to meet today’s...

HullWiper ROV handy in cleaning biofouling

Environmentally-sound principles for operations at ports around the world is a hot topic in the...

Oil and gas ‘must embrace digital change in new era'

The oil and gas industry has been impacted severely due to the Covid-19 pandemic. However, with the...

ACT Abu Dhabi terminal to appeal to global oil, gas companies

Arabian Chemical Terminals Abu Dhabi (ACTAD) is on track with the development of Abu Dhabi’s first...

Endress+Hauser installs 100,000 t-mass flowmeters worldwide

Endress+Hauser has successfully installed over 100,000 t-mass flowmeters worldwide. The proven and...



Baker Hughes is championing localisation efforts in region

The company is not only strongly committed to the UAE’s ICV programme, it is also working on driving localisation in several other markets in the region including establishing manufacturing facilities and training of locals, Ayman Khattab of Baker Hughes tells OGNBaker Hughes has been a long-standing partner to the UAE. For more than 40 years, it has worked closely with customers and partners to provide the latest technologies and solutions to help meet the country’s ambitious energy needs."...

DCT uses Turborunner to finish six wells offshore Malaysia

Despite challenging conditions including tight spots in the wells, the runs were completed...

Maersk Drilling sets ambitious target to reduce emissions

The target, which places the company as a leader among drilling contractors, includes initiatives...

NTS acquisition makes it global drilling giant

NTS Group has acquired Amega West Services, a market leader in the manufacture, repair and rental of...

Innovar Magnum Fishing Magnet scores success in Azerbaijan

A major operator in the country ran an Innovar 12.1-inch OD Magnum Fishing Magnet and recovered all...

CRA-Tubulars secures funding for innovative downhole tubulars

The investment will be used to build a facility in the Netherlands for testing a new generation of...

MPD solutions lower risk, drive efficiency in drilling

MPD technologies and solutions can mitigate drilling risks and drive operational and cost...



Mena region needs to diversify energy sources

The region will need a diversified mix of generation options to meet growing electricity demand, and while natural gas will remain the dominant source of power generation in the medium term, there will be fast uptake of renewable technologiesEconomically and politically, Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region is diverse and has vast petroleum resources, the largest being in Saudi Arabia, Iran, Iraq, UAE, and Kuwait.Being at the core of the geopolitical system of extraction and trade in oil...

The risks in offshore investments in Latam

When making investments in offshore Latam blocks, investors must consider significant and common...

Companies urged to confront disruption, leave comfort zones

Market disruptions like the Covid-19 pandemic present a significant challenge for all industries...

Scenario modelling offers decarbonisation pathways

In an era of big change, ship owners need to navigate technological, regulatory and market...

BP explains what net zero in 2050 means for business

BP’s aims are laudable and the presentations are compelling, but will the strategy pay off for...



Adnoc awards $324m deals to optimise, enhance ops

The contracts underline the company's commitment to unlocking the full potential of its assets and fields to contribute to its objective of creating a more profitable upstream business The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc) has awarded contracts worth $324 million (AED1.19 billion) to optimise onshore field operations and enhance efficiencies as it continues to invest responsibly to drive smart growth.Adnoc Onshore, a subsidiary of Adnoc, awarded the three contracts, which will see the...

In Brief

Brooge starts work on big Fujairah oil terminalNEW YORK: Brooge Energy has started pre-construction...



New Weir Oil & Gas system to boost Saudi frac market

The EdgeX Valve and Carbide Seat will allow the nascent high-intensity frac market in Saudi Arabia to leapfrog over years of incremental gains undergone elsewhere as activity increases in the region, says the companyWeir Oil and Gas’s new SPM EdgeX Valve and Carbide Seat increases seat life an average of six times and doubles valve life compared to conventional valves and seats—for substantial cost savings and reductions of nonproductive time (NPT).Engineered with the nuances of the entire frac...

Bentley's OpenGround Cloud adds value to geotechnical Data

The OpenGround Cloud service improves collaboration across multidisciplinary project teams and...

Dresser NGS eliminates use of multiple injection pumps

Dresser Natural Gas Solutions (Dresser NGS), a leading provider of measurement, instrumentation and...

New HEDP’s enhance productivity, reduce costs, save downtime

High expansion dissolvable frac plugs have many advantages over conventional frac plugs and give...

ABB bolsters firms with digitalisation of PSM

The company’s ABB SafetyInsight applications suite can help customers operating high hazard...

V-Deck offers 85pc savings versus regular scaffolding

The V-Deck underdeck access solution by Velo Tech Systems was specified for the Bruce Platform in...



Lewas 2020 resolves diversity, trust, inclusion driving forces

Against the pandemic’s global effects, this year’s edition celebrated the spirit of resilience across all sectors, and discussed how coming together can help lead teams, manage projects, and sustain organisationsWith over 1,100 participants from 57 countries, the Leadership Excellence for Women Awards (Lewas) brought together a global audience from diverse industries including oil and gas, chemicals, academia, healthcare, utilities, construction and beyond.Under the theme, ‘Resilience Reimagined...



Webinar to discuss role of CCUS in regional circular economy

In A recent McKinsey Global Institute report, experts have suggested limiting global warning to 1.5 deg C to avoid the most dangerous and irreversible effects of climate change, and in a wake up call have termed the next decade as critical for dealing with the effects of climate change.The report says any efforts would require significant economic incentives for companies to invest rapidly at scale in decarbonisation efforts. Going hand in hand with technological challenges to the corporate...



Industry focuses on RTRM for more efficient management

The success of an RTRM depends on the ability to coordinate activities to achieve synchronised operations and to be able to integrate all the loops to improve the overall asset value, writes Saeed Mubarak, Chairman, SPE Digital Energy Technical SectionThe recent increase in deployment of intelligent field technologies is a clear sign of industry confidence in the ability of this new technology to deliver on its promises. Real-time enabling technologies, collaborative thinking and decision-making...

Enhanced Emerson software identifies complex faults in reservoir structures

The RMS 12 features new technology that captures and models structural uncertainties in highly...

Weatherford launches system to monitor reservoirs in real-time

ForeSite Sense empowers operators to monetise their data because it creates continuous, actionable...

CGG GeoSoftware enhances reservoir characterisation software

CGG GeoSoftware, a global geoscience technology leader, has released new versions of its Cloud-ready...




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