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powerful thinking
20
Jun

a more connected energy transition written by Christopher Malins

Australian Energy Week 2019 io oil & gas consulting (io) attended this year’s Australian Energy Week in Melbourne and found a clear example of the importance of needing an integrated commerical, technical and strategic approach to projects. While the latest technical wares are brightly displayed amongst the exhibits, it was the risks and problems associated...
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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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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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28
Sep

io’s CEO named in the top 100 Global Energy Elite 2018

Introduction reproduced with permission from The Petroleum Economist. io’s CEO Richard Dyson is delighted to be considered one of The Petroleum Economist Ltd’s Global Energy Elite & offers his congratulations to all the 100 leaders. The report is available here. http://www.petroleum-economist.com/resources. This is an exceedingly turbulent period of change for the energy sector—which is why...
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27
Sep

digitalisation, an evolution or revolution for E&P?

 The SPE [1] Asia Pacific Digital Symposium last week was hosted in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, and io’s John Ciccarelli (Senior Reservoir Consultant) was there to present and catch up on some of the latest industry thinking. The event began with the key note address from Wan Shamilah Wan Muhammad Saidi (CTO at Petronas) who gave the...
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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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14
Jun

collaboration & innovation written by Tim Highfield

Since the oil price crash of 2014 many in the industry have spoken about the need for collaboration to reduce costs, standardisation and increased efficiency, even to the extent of supplier led solutions. This has evolved from technical solutions to collaborative contracting models from suppliers. The topic of collaboration was forefront at this year’s Baker...
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12
Apr

Petromall Insights April 2018 issue: io – developments “starting with the end in mind”

Published in Petromall Insights’ April issue http://www.petromall.org/ and republished here with permission. io – developments “starting with the end in mind” io oil & gas consulting (io), established in 2015 by GE Oil & Gas, now Baker Hughes, a GE Company, and McDermott, helps oil and gas operators plan developments “starting with the end in mind”,...
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