Sonatrach, Algeria oil and gas, digital, technology, Abdelmoumene Ould Kaddour

The company is intensifying efforts to deploy technologies at brownfields and greenfields in an effort to raise stagnant oil and gas production, according to its CEO.

Petrobras, digital transformation, blockchain, Augusto Hougaz, oil and gas technology

Petrobras’ business plan includes spending $6.63 billion on infrastructure and R&D, including investments in the digital transformation area.

Nexans, umbilical, subsea technology, Jon Arne Hall, direct heating

Nexans gives insight on the changing role of umbilicals and the importance of pipeline heating to subsea flow assurance.

Partnership influences product development that reflects changes in operational demands.

USE It Act, carbon capture, utilization and sequestration, CCUS, CO2 EOR, oil and gas technology

The so-called USE It Act encourages carbon capture, utilization and sequestration projects with focus on technology development and adding commercial value such as for CO2 EOR.

In this episode of the Women in Energy podcast, we hear from EY’s Deborah Byers who gave us pointers on how to progress your career.

canada_oil_industry_conference_board

While companies are finally seeing black in the financial reports again, oil and gas jobs are still lagging, a Conference Board of Canada study revealed.

Brazil oil and gas, Anabal Santos Jr., Brazilian Association for Independent Producers of Oil & Gas, ABPIP, Decio Oddone, ANP

As Brazil’s offshore segment flourishes, onshore opportunities have not gained much attention. But the Brazilian government is working to make its onshore assets more attractive.

U.S. onshore spending, E&P, Barclays, oil and gas capex, capital budget

Barclays says its survey of the top 40 U.S. onshore producers shows preliminary upstream budgets up by 9% so far this year.

Aker BP, Karl Johnny Hersvik, Data Liberation Front, oil and gas data, oil and gas technology, ABB

Giving vendors access to performance data could bring operators significant benefits while ushering new business models into the supply chain.

Ocean Power Technologies, OPT, PB3, PowerBuoy, offshore technology, offshore oil and gas technology, subsea technology, Eni, AUV

A couple of companies are testing ocean wave-driven devices to power subsea equipment. Ocean Power Technologies CEO speaks about the technology.

Wood Mackenzie,  Angus Rodger, final investment decisions, FID, oil and gas spending, oil and gas projects, sanction

About 30 major projects will reach FID this year as companies lower costs, pursue smaller project footprints and step up use of subsea tiebacks and existing infrastructure, according to an energy consultancy.

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