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Managing corrosion - EI launches vital new support for oil and gas operators


  • HSE endorses second edition of EI’s Corrosion Management Guidance
  • EI releases new eLearning course on Corrosion Under Insulation

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"No dodging carbon, methane or climate change at IP Week 2019" - Kingham


  • Big sustainability challenges to be addressed at annual London oil and gas industry fixture
  • Energy Institute (EI) becomes supporting organisation to the Methane Guiding Principles

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UK Secretary of State for International Trade to speak at IP Week


The Rt Hon Liam Fox MP, UK Secretary of State for International Trade and President of the Board of Trade, is the latest speaker confirmed for IP Week 2019, alongside high-profile figures from the world of energy.

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Shell Chairman confirmed as IP Week Dinner speaker


Charles O. Holliday, Chairman of the Board of Directors at Royal Dutch Shell plc, has today been announced as the keynote speaker and guest of honour at the IP Week Dinner 2019.

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Stars of the energy world celebrated at EI Awards 2018


Awards include coal to biomass conversion in India, STEM resources reaching 10m children worldwide and cutting-edge smart tech

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Regulator endorses updated EI corrosion management guidance

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE), which regulates the oil and gas industry in the UK, has endorsed the EI’s updated Guidance for corrosion management in oil and gas production and processing.Used by professionals the world over as the de facto standard for managing the impact of corrosion on da...

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Forum and awards put sustainability in focus for EI in Middle East

2019 is set to be another busy year for the Energy Institute (EI) in the Middle East, with a continuing focus on sustainability.In October, the EI will hold its third annual Middle East HSE and Sustainability Forum in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, in collaboration once again with headline spons...

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Energy Savings Opportunities are back

Energy Management professionals registered with the Energy Institute - and companies needing their services - are getting busy as the UK Government’s Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) gets under way again.ESOS phase 2 is now very much official with an updated version of the Environment Agency...

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IP Week 2019 in 3 Twitter Moments

With record numbers of delegates and a host of high profile speakers from the worlds of business, government, the media and academia descending on the EI’s flagship London conference, IP Week 2019, it was destined to be a good show.Whether it was at the lectern, on the panels or the discussion from ...

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EI backs methane action coalition

Collective action by global operators to bear down on fugitive methane emissions during oil and gas production has received the fulsome support of the EI.International institutions including UN Environment have established the Methane Guiding Principles, calling on oil and gas companies to reduce me...

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Energy World and Petroleum Review news stories

Asia leads global liquids storage capacity growth by 2023

Asia is forecast to be the major contributor to the growth of the global liquids storage industry by 2023, accounting for around 33% of the global liquids storage terminals’ capacity from newbuild and expansion projects in 2023, according to GlobalData.Research by the data and analytics company reve...

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Record-breaking lift completes Johan Sverdrup field centre

The two final platform topsides, a bridge and a flare stack have been installed at Johan Sverdrup, completing the first phase of construction at the Norwegian North Sea field centre.Using the heavy lift vessel Pioneering Spirit’s single lift technology, the processing platform lift – nearl...

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Green gas goes global

The biomethane sector is booming worldwide, according to a new report and database from Cedigaz, with more than 1,000 biomethane production plants soon to be operating in 34 countries, up from 720 at year-end 2017. ‘Long-centered in Europe, the green gas sector is indisputably going global,’ says th...

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DHL Freight pilots first LNG truck with mega-trailer in Germany

DHL Freight, a leading provider of road freight services in Europe, claims to have deployed one of the very first LNG-powered Iveco Stralis long-haul trucks capable of towing a mega trailer. During a year-long trial period the truck will operate as a daily shuttle between DHL's logistics centre and ...

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Murphy Oil sells Malaysia portfolio to PTTEP

Murphy Oil has sold its Malaysian subsidiaries Murphy Sabah Oil and Murphy Sarawak Oil to Thailand's national oil company PTTEP for $2.127bn. The all-cash deal is subject to an additional $100mn contingent payment based on certain exploration drilling results up to October 2020.Year-end 2018 proved ...

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