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Digital Oil & Gas

Royal Dutch Shell reskills workers in artificial intelligence as part of huge energy transition

Working at Royal Dutch Shell’s Deepwater division in New Orleans gives Barbara Waelde a front-row seat to how the right data can unlock crucial information for the oil giant.

SOCAR launches Digital Field project

SOCAR is carrying out digital transformation of its oil and gas production.

DNV GL introduces digital tool to manage safety and cost risks

A new methodology designed to address the major safety threat and multi-billion-dollar cost posed by corrosion under insulation (CUI) has been published by DNV GL.

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6 petrochemical clusters will be established in Russia

The Energy Strategy till 2035 was adopted on 10-tn of June

Air Liquide to build a nitrogen plant in Kazakhstan

French Air Liquide and Kazakhstan Petrochemical Industries (KPI) signed a long term contract for the supply of technical gases in Oct. 2019.

Johnson Matthey awarded a methanol technology contract for ESN-Group

The contract also includes the associated engineering, proprietary equipment and catalyst supply. Technoleasing is a part of ESN Group - one of Russia's largest holding companies.

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Base Oils & Lubes

FUCHS Group says it will continue with planned investments in 2020

FUCHS splans to invest EUR120 million particularly in Germany, the U.S.A., China, South Africa, Russia and Sweden.

Penthol to sponsor the CIS Base Oils & Lubricants Gala Reception

Penthol is a global organization in the supply and distribution of oil products and petrochemicals.

VMPAuto opened grease plant in St. Petersburg

Russian lubricants marketer VMPAuto opened a small grease plant in the industrial sector of St. Petersburg, near a port on the Gulf of Finland.

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Energy Transition

Energy transition
in a time of turmoil

Carbon Tracker analyses the financial effects of the energy transition

Total adopts a new climate ambition to get to Net Zero by 2050

Total announces today its ambition to get to net-zero emissions by 2050

ExxonMobil tests new methane monitoring technologies

Since 2000, ExxonMobil has invested nearly $10 billion in projects to research, develop and deploy lower-emission energy solutions.

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BASF and Security Matters to accelerate progress towards a circular economy for plastics

Security Matters and BASF will develop solutions for plastics traceability and circularity.

Indorama to increase PET recycling capacity

Indorama Ventures Public Company Ltd has announced it will increase its recycled polyethylene terephthalate recycling capacity to reach 750,000 tonnes per year by 2025, the company said in its recently released annual report.

COVID-19 outbreak and its impact on Oil & Gas EPC projects

GlobalData published a special report analyzing the trends and challenges EPC sector to face due to the Covid-19 crisis

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SOCAR launches Digital Field project

SOCAR is carrying out digital transformation of its oil and gas production.

Naftogaz attracts international investor to increase gas production in depleted fields

The partnership between Naftogaz and Expert Petroleum will generate at least an additional 300 mcm of gas within five years from 13 small fields in Western Ukraine.

Goodbye BRUA 2?

There is not enough demand for increasing the capacity of the gas interconnector between Romania and Hungary along the BRUA route from 1.75 billion cubic meters to 4.4 billion cubic meters per year.

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Transgaz’s plans and forecasts for the period of 2020-2029

SNTGN Transgaz, has made public the Plan for the Development of the National Gas Transmission System for the period 2020-2029.

European gas storage inventories set all-time March record

European natural gas storage inventories as of Mar. 1, 2020, were 60% full, the highest ever recorded level for the start of March, according to Gas Storage Europe’s Aggregated Gas Storage Inventory (AGSI+) and as reported by the US EIA

Romanian Government suggested Romgaz replace ExxonMobil in major Black Sea gas project

Romania’s energy minister Virgil Popescu suggested Romgaz should evaluate the option of taking over the stake held by ExxonMobil in the Black Sea offshore gas project.

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