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02
Nov

do you trust in collaboration enough to reap the rewards?: written by Michelle Wellsbury

Collaboration vs Co-operation Like many in the industry, io believes collaboration is critical to the success of projects, particularly in this lower for longer environment.  However, the word collaborate is used frequently, in many contexts, and is often used interchangeably with the word cooperate; consequently, the meaning has become diluted and obscure. For example, Oil...
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13
Oct

why has the industry turned its back on long distance subsea tiebacks? written by Iain Bennett

The first decade of this century witnessed the successful completion of a number of field developments that featured long range tie-back to shore as the facilities solution, notably projects like Snøvhit, West Delta Deep and Ormen Lange.  This had the result of increasing the range of tie-back solutions up to 150km, but in the last...
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26
May

welcoming new people to io

we have great pleasure in announcing the opening of our office in Abu Dhabi and in welcoming a number of new people to io. Mike Nevin joins us as a partner responsible for the Middle East based in our recently established office in Abu Dhabi. Mike has over 20 years oil & gas industry experience...
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28
Apr

in FEED and beyond we will work with you to protect value

At io we believe a key issue with cost and scope growth during FEED is that the holistic (whole system) impact of small cost benefit changes are not understood until the end of FEED. We call this “death by a thousand cuts” or “creeping normalisation”.
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28
Apr

offshore NW Australia

NW Australia has a number of stranded gas accumulations which are unable to support the expense of a dedicated pipeline and terminal independently. The Australian Federal Government were keen to collaborate with the public sector to explore shared infrastructure to exploit stranded reserves.
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28
Apr

challenge us with your stuck projects

io issued an invitation to clients to challenge us on a field development currently viewed as uneconomic. A client supplied a field development concept which was believed to be unviable, due to, low GOR, heavy waxy oil and lack of subsurface data.
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