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Asian advantage drives offshore technology

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

In the survey, which was conducted online as well as at OTC Asia in Kuala Lumpur, we found that respondents and delegates were overwhelming in their belief that Asia – and in particular Malaysia – is driving offshore technology developments. A large number of respondents, 31%, suggested that the continent’s skills and education bases were boosting Asia’s offshore tech attraction on international markets. More than half of the respondents were keen to point out that the region has a geographical advantage, suggesting that current and ongoing offshore oil and gas projects are in a great position to benefit from Asia’s manpower now and in the futu

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