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MIcro-generation: a new frontier for process control

Micro-generation: a new frontier

Added: 4 Nov 2015

The UK’s rapidly growing waste-to-energy market is catching the eye of control technology firms.

Offshore oil rig

Offshore uncertainty is raising safety concerns

Added: 10 Jun 2015

Low oil prices and a major slump in production are creating major safety concerns within the UK’s o…

Dust explosion short course at the Wolfson Centre

New hazards: COMAH 2015

Added: 3 Jun 2015

The introduction of new COMAH regulations will see many smaller firms affected by the rules for the…

Amec Dunlin A North Sea oil

Sea Change

Added: 22 Apr 2015

Plummeting oil prices have added further impetus to the Wood Review’s call for greater production e…

BP’s Deepwater Horizon explosion in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010

Sensors hold the key to oil & gas survival

Added: 13 Feb 2015

With politicians demanding monitoring of shale sites and offshore platforms relying on data to rema…

Energy minister Matthew Hancock opens National shale gas college in Blackpool

Shale college launch: premature or necessary?

Added: 7 Jan 2015

With so little known about the skills it will target and the courses it will offer, the launch of t…

Apateq onsite water separation

Pure play

Added: 12 Nov 2014

As global water regulations tighten, filtration technologies are evolving to help process industrie…

fracking

Shale shapes Siemens' ambitions

Added: 30 Sep 2014

The $7.6 billion acquisition of Dresser-Rand is Siemens’ latest move in its bid to enter the boomin…

Remote control

Remote control

Added: 3 Jul 2014

As technology costs come down and engineering skills get stretched, an increasing number of offshor…

Sir Ian Wood

Working together for a better future

Added: 15 Apr 2014

Following Sir Ian Wood’s report on the future of UK oil & gas, industry collaboration in the North …

Mariner oil field

Slick oil

Added: 12 Mar 2014

UK oil & gas operators need smart approaches to technical challenges amid increasing pressures on c…

Ineos Grangemouth

Fracking fallout

Added: 4 Mar 2014

The future for Europe’s refineries and petrochemicals plants looks bleak thanks to the US shale gas…

BP chemicals plant facility

Efficiency evangelists needed to fight cuts

Added: 18 Feb 2014

A combination of government funding cuts to support for energy efficiency measures and waning inter…

Cyber security

Complacent companies at highest risk of cyber attack

Added: 19 Nov 2013

Companies that employ outdated technologies and inefficient risk management tactics are at a higher…

Energy efficient technologies aren't always implemented

Cost concerns limit energy efficiency investment

Added: 12 Nov 2013

Financial concerns trump environmental ones when it comes to considering investment in energy effic…

Shale drilling illustration

Fracking safe

Added: 26 Sep 2013

Many consider fracking to be a dangerous process, fearing it releases gasses that pollute the water…

Shale fracking

Ofgem issues a heated warning

Added: 9 Jul 2013

With concerns over the UK’s energy supplies mounting,  process industries will need to consider the…

BP Texas refinery

Operating procedure key to process safety

Added: 16 Jul 2012

Article based on Honeywell white paper. Contributors: Subhankar Dey - Senior Marketing Specialist, …

Shell targets shale, but not in EU

Added: 1 Nov 2011

Shell Chemicals is planning to tap into THE enormous potential of shale gas as part of efforts to b…

Oil & gas sector needs better planning of pressure safety valve testing

Added: 3 Oct 2011

London — Valve engineering and management company Severn Unival is advising oil and gas companies t…