Technology
Robots redraw the energy workforce
27 September 2018
If autonomous machines take control over more aspects of the energy business, will there be an industry at all in the future?
Technology fuels energy trading gains
13 September 2018
AI-based trading platforms can drive transparency in LNG, commodities trading
Robots redraw energy supply chain
13 September 2018
Market participants are turning to artificial intelligence for cost and efficiency gains
FLNG enters new age
31 August 2018
Floating LNG developers are seeking to build on the momentum created by successful deployments
Gulf states eye enhanced future
26 July 2018
Oman is leading the way in Gulf EOR development, and its neighbours are fast realising its advantages
Methane rises on investors’ risk radar
20 June 2018
Methane emissions are forming an important part of investors' broader climate change strategy
Tech firms jostle for a slice of the FLNG pie
12 June 2018
BHGE, Black and Veatch, TechnipFMC and a host of other firms are honing their FLNG products
FLNG takes centre stage
11 June 2018
Floating LNG is soon likely to provide virtually all new export capacity in West Africa
Energy looks to blockchain for efficiency gains
9 April 2018
Distributed ledger technology is key to the next stage in energy management
Here comes the droids
1 February 2018
Automated and autonomous vehicles are coming, but robot roughnecks are further out
Ones and zeroes
31 January 2018
Oil executives will have to invest in their digital futures in 2018 to keep up
FLNG—a quiet revolution
19 October 2017
Shell and Petronas pushed the technology first, but African developers are poised to transform the continent into an FLNG production hub
Technology and the oil industry
13 April 2017
Automation, machine learning, artificial intelligence and other new technologies could transform the oil industry
Oman's greenhouses to grow oil
27 February 2017
Oman is a leader in EOR and will soon bring in a powerful friend to help pump more oil—the sun
Game-changing FLNG to set energy markets alight
25 March 2016
In the final survey conducted by Petroleum Economist in partnership with Petronas at OTC Asia, we learnt that FLNG is going to reshape a growing industry as opportunities abound
Asian advantage drives offshore technology
24 March 2016
According to the second of four surveys conducted by Petroleum Economist in partnership with Petronas, Asia is leading the way in upstream oil and gas
Technological advances in the offing
24 March 2016
The first of four surveys conducted by Petroleum Economist in partnership with Petronas found a strong future – soon - for offshore technology
CEOs criticise European laws on hydraulic fracking
30 June 2015
The controversial technology was slammed in Paris at the World Gas Conference
Statoil launches analysis of carbon outcomes
29 June 2015
The major launched its fifth annual Energy Perspectives in June to assess the scale of the carbon emission problem
Protect technology development secrets warn legal experts
7 February 2015
Refinements in fracturing technologies are expanding the technique's potential, but as energy companies work on further developments, Jonathan Ball, Barclay Nicholson, Jayme Partridge and Mark Sajewycz argue they need to be mindful of protecting their intellectual property assets in order to remain competitive
Oil and gas sector needs to invest in clean energy, says advisor
19 January 2015
Advisor Wal van Lierop says the industry needs to get serious about investing in the future by transforming its outlook
Companies must change their strategy in the downturn
14 January 2015
Upstream developments are often troubled by cost inflation and over-runs. SBC’s Eric Janvier* argues that as discoveries become more marginal and oil prices continue to fall, oil and gas companies must take a closer look at project management – and change the way they select and execute project
Innovation is essential for affordable sustainable energy
18 November 2014
A Petronas executive has said the current model of competition is unsustainable
Uneven progress for world chemicals business
2 July 2014
The worldwide chemicals business is strengthening but Europe is lagging
Chemicals business is recovering but fears over profits remain
2 July 2014
The chemicals business cycle edged upwards in 2013 and there are hopes for more progress this year
New technology could cut the cost of carbon capture and storage
27 June 2014
Cooperation and collaboration are key to deploying the next generation of carbon capture technology