Events and Awards August 1, 2019

Vote for the best products of 2019

Who will win gold in 2019? Oil & Gas Engineering announces the finalists for its 3rd annual Product of the Year competition.

By Amanda Pelliccione
Oil and Gas August 8, 2019

Offshore verification for major accident hazards needs to improve

DNV GL is releasing a paper that highlights details of its project to develop the next generation of verification to manage risks relating to major accident hazards.

PID, APC August 7, 2019

Advanced process control improves refinery, chemical plant operations

Next-generation advanced process control (APC) shatters processing barriers for process facilities.

By Hiroshi Wakasugi and Sanjay Venugopal
virtualization, Cloud, Analytics, Edge Computing July 26, 2019

How pipeline engineering gets done today

Integrated data, automated workflow and management by exception.

By Kevin Parker
Oil and Gas July 25, 2019

Five reasons orifice meters lead the way

Modern flowmeters are a network node too.

By Steve Ifft
Recent Content
GlobalData’s research reveals that Norway has the highest number of expansion projects under construction globally, with efforts expected to exceed $10 billion in total capital expenditures (capex). Courtesy: GlobalData
Oil and Gas August 9, 2019

Recovery projects in Norway will unlock oil resources

GlobalData reported increased recovery projects in Norway, which will unlock substantial oil resources.

By GlobalData
Courtesy: Steve Rourke, CFE Media
Oil and Gas August 7, 2019

Biodiesel use approved in California

California has cleared the way for storing biodiesel blends of up to 20% (B20) in underground storage tanks effective October 1.

By National Biodiesel Board
Upstream companies have been quite methodical in their approach to enable this transformation and ensuring maximum possible value can be derived through industrial internet implementations. Courtesy: GlobalData
Asset Management August 7, 2019

Upstream industry taking advantage of industrial internet

GlobalData reports that the upstream sector is witnessing more implementations of the industrial internet compared to other oil and gas sectors as they try to improve security and asset management.

By GlobalData
Table 1: Integrity management system checklist. Courtesy: Metegrity Inc.
Asset Management August 4, 2019

Leverage digitalization for asset integrity management

Select the right management technologies for modernization.

By Dave Maguire and Richard Fish
Companies can mitigate project risk by following best practices such as leveraging existing technology on the plant floor and standardizing policies. Courtesy: Maverick Technologies
Production and SCM August 1, 2019

Five strategies to effectively manage and execute automation projects

Automation projects come with many challenges that seem daunting because of their complexity. Learn about six common automation project management challenges and learn about five tips to overcome them including planning ahead and leveraging available technology on the plant floor.

By Lee Swindler
Business may include the opportunity to travel. Joyce and Bruce Slade: Bruce says, “I always try to take my sweetie to industry conferences.” Courtesy: Bruce Slade
Educational July 31, 2019

Choosing and managing an engineering career: 7 things to know

A well-managed engineering career means a lifetime career outside the rut. Apply these seven tips to manage a successful engineering career.

By Bruce Slade
ABB has won a multi-million-dollar order to modernize the Shykment oil refinery in Kazakhstan. Courtesy: ABB
Oil and Gas July 30, 2019

Oil refinery modernization project in Kazakhstan

ABB has won a multi-million-dollar order to modernize a major oil refinery in Kazakhstan as part of the country's program to elevate the oil, gas and chemicals industry and accelerate growth nationally with digital technology.