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TNT agrees biofuel deal for delivery fleet

International courier firm to use old cooking oil to run its vehicles in the emirates thanks to the new deal with with Lootah Biofuels, which will supply its B5 biodiesel Courier delivery company TNT says using biodiesel for its deliveries across Dubai, and much of the UAE, will reduce carbon emissions by 32 tonnes a [...]

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Leadership in HSE

Asian countries are emerging as the fastest growing economies. The soon-to-be drivers of energy demands have started to focus on Health Safety and Environment (HSE) as a top priority. Leaders across the oil and gas industry gathered at the Global HSE Conference this year to discuss the paradigm shift, and how to transform business processes [...]

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GE prepares oil & gas industry careers at MEPEC 2013

GE highlighted the importance of nurturing youth talent for the oil & gas industry through special sessions organised for university students at the Student Program being held as part of the Middle East Process Engineering Conference & Exhibition (MEPEC) 2013 at the Bahrain International Exhibition & Convention Centre from September 29 to October 2, 2013. [...]

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BWA Water Additives to present new green polymeric scale inhibitor

BWA Water Additives’ Dr  Colin Hogan will present a technical paper entitled, ‘Improved Scale Control, Hydrothermal and Environmental Properties with New Maleic Polymer Chemistry Suitable for Downhole and Topside Applications,’  at the Chemistry in the Oil Industry XIII Conference to be held in Manchester from November 4 – 6, 2013. The BWA presentation, which highlights [...]

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MiddleEast’s first Solar EOR project

Enclosed trough system from GlassPoint uses the sun’s energy to produce steam for thermal EOR, thereby reducing the need to burn natural gas. Anoop K Menon writes, Petroleum Development Oman (PDO), the largest producer of oil and gas in Oman, and GlassPoint Solar, a global leader in solar enhanced oil recovery, have successfully commissioned the [...]

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IPIECA and the future

Covering both the upstream and downstream sectors of the industry, IPIECA is devoted to improvements in environmental and social performance from the earliest phases of exploration to the end-use of the oil and gas that its members produce IPIECA, the global oil and gas industry association for environmental and social issues, was established in 1974 [...]

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