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13
Jun

what’s the best way to remove a climate change protester who has glued themselves to a train? written by Graham Brook

Given io’s central London location, it will come as little surprise that the Extinction Rebellion demonstrations have featured prominently during recent lunchtime conversations. While ideas about the best way to remove a peaceful protester from a Docklands Light Railway (DLR) carriage probably didn’t generate our best examples of Powerful Thinking, other discussions got people thinking...
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11
Jun

Imran Esmail joins io

io is delighted to announce that Imran Esmail has joined the team as project director Imran has eighteen years’ experience in the oil & gas industry both onshore and offshore involving: engineering management (corporate and projects), process engineering from early conceptual field development through to late field optimisation/simplification, project engineering, construction support, process commissioning, hook...
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11
Apr

io welcomes Sam Richardson to the team

io is pleased to welcome Sam Richardson to the team Sam has over 14 years’ experience in the energy sector and joins io as Technical Director, Safety & Risk to lead io’s newest consultancy offering. As a highly capable technical safety specialist, Sam has expertise in supporting clients in identification, assessment and management of hazards...
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27
Feb

reflections from the 20th BHGE annual meeting

io attended another great Baker Hughes, a GE company, (BHGE) Annual Meeting (AM) in Florence. This year it’s the 20th anniversary and accordingly it was the biggest and most extensive to date with the arena spilling over and into the Stazione Leopalda. Lorenzo Simonelli opened the AM, commented the special place Stazione Leopalda has in...
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10
Jan

io welcomes Graham Brook to the team

Graham has deep expertise in flow assurance combined with a broad experience of subsea and process engineering. Graham is well known and highly regarded in the industry and joins io as Technical Director, Flow Assurance and will play an important role in io’s development. Having worked across the full lifecycle of projects, and most recently...
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13
Dec

Western Gas selects McDermott and BHGE as Development Partner for Equus Gas Project in Australia

/ McDermott and BHGE will be exclusive partners to Western Gas for the Equus Gas Project in Australia / Collaboration will provide an integrated solution to develop the entire field covering drilling, subsea, production facilities, / export pipeline, an LNG facility and a domestic gas connection / Full field development services from an early stage...
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16
Nov

io and McDermott Awarded Concept Selection and PreFEED by Talos Energy for Zama Field Development Project in Mexico

/ Scope demonstrates Company’s strategic and integrated approach to conceptual solutions and pre-Front End Engineering Design (pre-FEED) for greenfield projects / Project highlights continued and positive relationship with strategic partner Baker Hughes, a GE Company, and through our joint venture, io oil & gas consulting /McDermott will deliver customer-focused, efficient solutions for the first offshore...
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09
Aug

associated gas – now it’s your turn to stand up and be counted! written by Stephanie Ng & Safina Jivraj

introduction Since George H. Bussell and Edwin L. Drake made the first successful use of a drilling rig on a well drilled specially to produce oil, (Oil Creek near Titusville, Pennsylvania, 1859), the industry has learnt about the environmental consequences of oil and gas extraction. Over time, governments have worked alongside the extractive industry to...
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27
Jul

Top 10 Barge LNG Benefits written by Tim Highfield & Tim Stringer

Published in Petroleum Economists’ June 2018 issue and republished here with permission. After many years of anticipation, Floating LNG has become a reality. Nearly all the FLNG vessels currently operating, or under construction, are ship-shaped and destined for offshore, over-field locations. Barge based LNG (BLNG), however, is focused on nearshore positioning where LNG facilities are...
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05
Jul

Part II : gas monetisation, external economic and non-technical factors by Stephanie Ng & Himadri Singh

introduction In the first article on gas disposition [1], we looked at the challenges of the disposition of gas co-produced from stranded oil and small marginal pools. In this article, we address the technology required; the external economic challenges; and non-technical factors affecting gas monetisation. With respect to gas disposition, it is io’s belief that...
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