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February 1st, 2017


5 Minutes With: Ali AlHosani

Featuring Ali AlHosani, general manager, TS&S Industrial, Oil & Gas Middle East delves beneath the corporate strategy to understand what really makes the industry's leaders tick

Asset management: The route to OpEx

As with any asset-intensive industry, to achieve OpEx in the energy sector, it is essential to optimise risk & expenditures over the lifecycle of the organisation's asset

To enter or not to enter: the IOC dilemma on Iran

While Iran steadily increases its production and exports, almost all non-American IOCs and oil and gas players have expressed interest to return or enter the Islamic Republic's promising hydrocarbon sector.

Using the D-Factor in upstream operations

Implementing an effective digital oilfield structure has been proven to help operators achieve efficient drilling, maximise oilfield recovery, eliminate non-productive time & increase profitability through the design and deployment of integrated workflows

There's a tide in the industry's affairs

The 8th Gulf Intelligence UAE Energy Forum drew energy industry professionals and analysts to Abu Dhabi on January 11th, who seemed certain that the industry was traversing through interesting times.

Spirited approach

Surendranath Dhanekula, the company's MD talks about how its track record of delivering quality projects, coupled with the drive to grow, is helping Tran Asia fuel its ambitions.

Digitalisation easing pipeline management

The digital offering of Emerson Automation Solutions, among other service providers, is helping pipeline operators manage their assets better and achieve operational efficiency

A 'general' way to a special management

Pipeline inspection technologies are a key component of GE Oil & Gas' offering to the energy sector. Rami Qasem, president & CEO for the global digital major's oil and gas division in the MENAT region, describes the company's pipeline integrity portfolio

Need for proper management drives growth

With pipeline networks in the oil and gas industry forecasted to grow at 3.4% between 2016-19, the requirement for asset integrity and maintenance services will keep the market and its players busy

Preserving pipelines, the vital asset

The regional and global upstream sector heavily depends on pipelines for the functioning of its mega projects and the success of even bigger ones it intends to start in the future

Sogat 2017 to testify the growth of sour gar

The Sour Oil and Gas Advanced Technology event in Abu Dhabi in March is set to host over 500 delegates from the region to as far as China and Singapore. Oil & Gas Middle East is honoured to be a media partner for SOGAT 2017.

Cover Story: Determined defiance

Ahmed Kenawi, senior MENA vice president of Halliburton, talks about how the world's second largest oilfield services company is banking on its core strengths and R&D-fuelled offering to stay competitive and consolidate its position

Life Lessons: Motoring ahead in life

Mark Gallagher, a Formula One F1 Grand Prix motor racing executive who was also a key speaker at the ADIPEC 2016 VIP Programme, opens up about his escapades in life and how oil and gas executives can take a page out of his life's book to be motivated.

2016 have paved the way for a bullish 2017

Collaborative efforts among OPEC and non-OPEC producers would help the market in restoring a global oil demand-supply balance, in particular the drawdown in the stocks overhang, which is currently at a very high level

LNG sector to get impetus from global demand

Number of global and regional drivers for future LNG development, such as energy efficiency and environmental policy changes, which are expected to lead to the decarbonisation of several sectors including the shipping and transportation industries

Countering the oil glut

The OPEC/non-OPEC deal has not just seemingly ended the battle for market share but also led major oil producers to agree on reasonable output levels

Is the industry lacking youth participation?

Murmur grows louder as millenials continue to be found disinterested in oil and gas jobs for want of opportunities

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