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New Technology For H2S Removal In Crude Oil
Q2 Technologies, the developer of triazine based Scavengers, has now brought to market an innovative H2S Scavenger for crude oil applications. Refineries, production streams and crude oil terminals can eliminate fouling
Video Inspection Equipment market outlook to 2027 witnessing high growth illuminated by new report
The Insight partners has announced the addition of the Video Inspection Equipment Market 2027 by Types, Application, Technology, Opportunities, End Users and Regions report to their offering....
How a Provincial Strategy Created a Nanotech Industry in Alberta
NASA’s challenge was to heat a speck of moon dust 100th the diameter of a human hair to 1,000°C and then bring it back down to room temperature in less than a second. The U.S. space agency, working in conjunction with
Formation water reduction technology proves successful in the field
Produced water, or formation water, is naturally occurring water that is brought to the surface during oil and gas production. It is by far the largest by-product for the industry. While there is significant variation in
Oil producers turn to artificial intelligence for efficiency
Philippe Herve, vice president of oil and gas solutions for Austin-based SparkCognition, works with major energy producers including BP to improve efficiency in the oil patch. He spent more than 30 years at Schlumberger
Blockchain platform Ondiflo automates ticketing processes in the oil and gas industry
Amalto SA, a provider of order-to-cash solutions, and ConsenSys, a global blockchain company, have come together to create a platform that is dedicated to the automation of ticketing processes in the oil and gas industry
With oilsands looking towards automation, Keyano braces for change
When the winter road opens sometime before the end of the year, joining the parade of vital supplies trucked to Fort Chipewyan will be a trailer from Keyano College. Inside, to Fort Chipewyan.Inside will be a simulator
Accidental Discovery: Bitumen Pellets for Heavy Oil Transport
Researchers at the University of Calgary have developed something that may have a significant impact on the transport of heavy oil, and it is the size of a pill. The discovery in question is a pellet, self-sealing with a
Oil and Gas at the Edge
Downtime is expensive for any manufacturer, but downtime in the oil and gas industry—needless to say—is extremely expensive. According to an MIT Sloan study, a single day of downtime for a liquefied natural gas (LNG)...
North Sea supply vessel steered remotely from California control center
Wärtsilä has undertaken a successful remote control test of a platform supply vessel (PSV) in the Scottish North Sea, in collaboration with owner Gulfmark Offshore. Remote control navigating was performed from.....
Cloud computing, internet of things will be major contributors to success in oil and gas
Cloud computing, internet of things will be major contributors to success in oil and gas, Halliburton and Microsoft announced a strategic partnership, combining a digital empire and a services giant. The partnership will
Could a nanosatellite monitor greenhouse emissions from oil, gas facilities in the DJ?
Alberta was the first jurisdiction in North America with mandatory greenhouse gas emission reduction targets for large emitters across all economic sectors (Oil Sands and EHG Emissions Fact Sheet, Public Works.......
Is oil and gas finally embracing digital?
According to the consultants who whisper in the ears of oil and gas executives, the energy industry is on the brink, finally, of embracing the digital world. “Digital” has been a buzzword in the energy sector for years.
ExxonMobil, NCSA, Cray Scale Reservoir Simulation to 700,000+ Processors
In a scaling breakthrough for oil and gas discovery, ExxonMobil geoscientists report they have harnessed the power of 717,000 processors – the equivalent of 22,000 32-processor computers – to run complex oil and gas....
AeroLift eXpress Offers Insight about UAV Applications in O&G
AeroLift eXpress is definitely a company on the move – sharing insight about unmanned aerial vehicles, or UAV’s, with businesses across Texas and around the world. “Although leaders across a spectrum of industries.....
SCADA’s role in optimising production
For years, SCADA systems have been employed wherever large amounts of information, from various sources and locations, need to be jointly processed – for example in supply network monitoring, water treatment......
BP, GE launch real-time asset management technology
BP and GE have introduced Plant Operations Advisor (POA), a new digital solution designed to improve the efficiency, reliability, and safety of BP’s oil and gas production operations.
What you need to know about SCADA
Let’s begin with the basis of the acronym: Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition. Basically, SCADA systems help electric co-ops quickly spot and solve power outages – this means safer, more reliable electricity for..
Forum Energy Technologies to supply ROVs for New Orient newbuild
Forum Energy Technologies Inc. has received an order from New Orient Marine Pte. Ltd. to supply three remotely operated vehicles (ROV) for the company’s multi-purpose ice-class vessel currently under construction in..
New Online Tool Maps Out California's Oil and Gas Facilities
A new online mapping tool shows California has almost 93,000 oil and gas facilities......... a new online system at,