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Today's investment is tomorrow's income
13 February 2019

As established operators look to divest their "brown-field" assets, new operators are jumping at the opportunity to purchase and extend the life of these fields. Deals in the UK sector alone surpassed $8 billion in 2017. However, purchasing an asset and taking on operatorship is a complex process that requires robust due-diligence and a well-considered transition plan to ensure that production goals are achieved.

Download our latest guide which identifies the challenges, risks and solutions to help you deliver a successful asset transfer project. You'll be given a full run down of what's required for a successful transition plan, from regulatory compliance, people and management systems to reservoir management, asset integrity and decommissioning liability.

Mexico’s Infrastructure Expansion and Five-Year Plan
6 December 2018

Mexico has executed a five-year plan (2015-2019) for the expansion of natural gas transportation and storage systems. Since 2012, 1,496 miles of natural gas pipelines have been added to the national grid, and it is estimated that by the end of 2019 that amount will total 5,420 miles.

Download this whitepaper to learn how the growth in natural gas trade with Mexico will help satisfy the country’s energy demand for industrial use, supply its power thermoelectric plants and open new markets to foster future economic development.

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Global LNG Report 2019: A Review of Demand, Supply and Financing Issues
27 February 2019
Why 2019 will be pivotal for new LNG supply and markets. DLA Piper's "Global LNG Report 2019: a review of demand, supply and financing issues" concludes that we are likely to see several new LNG supply projects launched this year, following the recent Golden Pass final investment decision (FID). However, while there is a long list of individually credible projects that could reach FID - with total liquefaction capacity of over 230 million tonnes/year - there is room in the market for only a fraction of them. This report explores the below key questions: • Will 2019 see the expected stampede to sanction new supply projects? • What will be the respective roles of natural gas and LNG in a decarbonising world? • As LNG supply continues its strong growth, where are the key markets? • How sustainable is China's spectacular LNG import growth? Download your complimentary copy of this report here.
The changing corporate landscape of the North Sea
3 December 2018
The corporate landscape in the UK North Sea has been substantially reinvigorated since the collapse in oil prices, with a lot of new faces as well as some of the more familiar ones. A new wave of Independent companies has grown its share of production in the UK, more than doubling it from 12pc in 2014 to 30pc today. And in a complete funding turnaround, private equity, which was almost entirely new to the market, currently owns about 14% of total UK production.
The sustainability pivot: energy turns to the future
26 October 2018
The rapidly expanding contribution of renewables to the global grid is causing a financing transition as a reallocation of funds towards cleaner technologies accelerates in capital markets. Take a look at our report into how sustainability is fueling a revolution in the global and UK renewables industries. This report, produced by Petroleum Economist in association with Lloyds Bank, will give you an in-depth understanding of how renewables financing is changing as key technologies mature. You'll also discover how best to prepare as the cost of renewables falls, and as we look towards a world where national and global grid systems become bi-directional.
Accelerate Digital Transformation with End-to-End Digital Twin and Integrated Power and Process
15 May 2019

Date: Wednesday 15 May 2019
Time: 10:30 EDT | 15:30 BST | 16:30 CEST

This webcast will explore how digital transformation concepts can be leveraged to drive profitability through new levels of operational efficiency.

Rethinking traditional approaches when it comes to design, implementation and operation of assets results in faster time to production, safely and securely. The integration of asset data intelligence includes both the power and process of the plant from the early design of a digital twin into a unified simulation platform, driving total expenditure improvements across the enterprise lifecycle, from FEED to operations to supply chain and even into end of life.

Join this webcast to find out how an integrated power and process approach improves accuracy, eliminating redundancy, and creating new insights that improve asset performance and profitability.

APM Benchmarking Study Results: How Do You Stack Up?
7 May 2019

Date: Tuesday 7 May 2019
Time: 10:00 EDT | 15:00 BST | 16:00 CEST

How effective is your asset performance management strategy?

In early returns from an ARC Advisory Group benchmarking survey, 52% of respondents report that assets fail randomly despite Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) efforts. More than 60% indicate they receive less than one week notice of impending machine breakdowns.

Join ARC Advisory Group Analyst Peter Reynolds who will share the results of this important study.

Get answers to these questions:

  • How do today’s industry leaders measure the effectiveness of their APM strategy?
  • What maintenance practices and tools are used and how well are they working?
  • What groups in an organization have the biggest impact on asset performance?

The webcast will also include case study examples of companies maximising profitability with APM. Register today!

Who Should Attend?
Maintenance/Reliability, Plant Operations, Process Engineering and IT Executives and Managers

Measuring the Importance of Asset Performance Management in your Digital Journey
22 April 2019

Is poor asset performance hampering your overall business performance?

When assets fail to live up to expectations and intended reliability, profit margins suffer and achieving operational excellence can seem out of reach. ARC Advisory Group has designed a questionnaire to better understand how today’s industry leaders are implementing Asset Performance Management (APM) initiatives and to compare the effectiveness of the different approaches.

We invite you to participate by completing this survey, which will take 5-10 minutes and form the basis for a webcast where the results will be analysed and shared.

Oil and Gas Map of the Eastern Mediterranean, 1st edition
11 March 2019

This map has comprehensive data, charts and illustrations to give an authoritative analysis of trends in the emerging Eastern Mediterranean oil and gas sector.

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World Gas Map, 2019 edition
31 December 2018

Gives you a comprehensive overview of the global natural gas industry, showing the location of all major gasfields; pipelines; LNG plants and terminals; and GTL projects.

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Insights into the Energy Future™
8 November 2018

Fluctuating oil and gas prices, a fractious geopolitical situation, and disruptive new technologies are all creating uncertainty in the energy sector. Gain an integrated global perspective on the energy future by joining top thought leaders as they discuss strategies, challenges and policies impacting the industry.

CERAWeek by IHS Markit offers a unique opportunity to engage with fellow executives, policymakers, and global influencers committed to addressing the critical issues that will shape the energy future in coming months and for years to come.

More than just a conference, CERAWeek is a community of thought leaders fostering senior-level collaboration and dialogue across the energy spectrum. Relationships formed at CERAWeek have enduring value and impact. Discuss. Learn. Network.

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Innovation to transform the energy future
12 September 2018

What does it take to succeed in the new energy ecosystem?

This is a question many oil and gas executives are asking themselves as they consider how best to develop their energy transition strategies.

In this short video, experts ‒ including Charles McConnell, former US Assistant Secretary of Energy; Preben Strøm, Managing Director Subsea Valley and Dr. Sara Budinis from the Sustainable Gas Institute of Imperial College, London ‒ share their views. Watch it to learn why innovation and collaboration are critical and gain a better understanding for how technology can help power the world without consuming it.

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Petroleum Economist glossary

The Petroleum Economist glossary is a comprehensive tool built to enable readers to better understand oil and gas markets.