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July 1st, 2016


Special Report:Oilfields in the Cloud

A key technology trend that is having a major impact on the use of Big Data is the Internet of Things, which offers the opportunity for a massive amount of data to be collected from sensors deployed across entire oilfields, writes Keri Allan

Special Report: A 'big' leap for gcc oil and gas

Access to data ultimately affects and determines project economics, and plays a crucial role in the application and operation of technologies such as EOR in oilfields

Special Report: Industry invests for 'Big' returns

Recent survey has found that 80% of upstream oil and gas companies plan to increase their spending on digital technologies in order to drive leaner and smarter organisations, writes Keri Allan

Special Report: How big data can make a big impact

Fadi Kanafani, Regional Director Middle East & Africa, NetApp

Special Report: Big is beautiful and booming

Big Data holds big promise for the oil and gas sector, delivering solutions to help the industry more effectively manage its vast quantities of data and optimise operations

Ambitious Kuwait treads carefully

Can Kuwait's long history of strained oil production targets, a frequently striking workforce and political unease be transformed by robust economics, a well-crafted upstream strategy and a flourishing downstream business?

Determined OPEC regains dominance

Although hopes of an oil production-freeze deal were dashed again at OPEC's 169th general meeting in Vienna last month, the cartel's members were enthused by the fact that their strategy of defending market share was yielding results.

McDermott special: The offshore ace rides the wave

Linh Austin, the man leading McDermott International in the region, talks about how long-standing relationships with major clients are helping the American EPC contractor to maintain a healthy order book in the Middle East

Legal column: timely step in the right direction

The aim of the UAE government's new companies law is to boost the country's development as a centre for international commerce, according to Mojahed Al Sebae

Five Minutes With: Magnetrol's Export Manager

ArabianOilandGas delves beneath the corporate strategy to understand what really makes the industry's leaders tick

Comment: Investment strategies in uncertain times

The fall in crude oil prices has had consequences even for the strong and thriving economies of China and India, according to Colin Chapman, president of Euro Petroleum Consultants

Interview: Emerson's energetic emergence

From being one of the initial Western technology service providers to the regional oil and gas industry, to opening a solutions and education centre in Dubai, Emerson Process Management's Middle East growth has been driven by innovation and localisation

Opinion: A period of tranquility is upon us

As the GCC strives to bring in result-oriented leadership changes, the energy sector witnesses relative recovery

Exclusive Interview: Rooted in the region

Mounir Bouaziz, Shell's vice president of commercial and business development in MENA and South Asia, talks about the company's regional ambitions

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