Commentary, 11/12 2010Dec 2, 2010
The Good, the Bad, and the Other
In the public mind, energy matters are usually thought of as either good or bad, clean or dirty, safe or dangerous – with little middle ground. And as we see the energy mix shifting towards a variety of sources, the debate rages over the optimum mix.
From the Editor... 11/12 2010Dec 2, 2010
The New Oil
For years, we’ve been hearing that gas will become the “new oil” – and the revolution in unconventional gas resources has pushed the idea even further. In this issue, we look back over the year that’s ending as well as forward to the new year, and much of what we see involves gas.
The Financial PerspectiveDec 2, 2010
Carl E. Steen, “Calle” to his friends, has been a major figure in Norwegian shipping and offshore finance for more than two decades. As Head of the Shipping, Oil Services and International Division at Nordea he has been instrumental in making the banking giant the most important financial services provider in shipping and offshore in the Nordics, staying vital and strong through financial downturns as well as the good times.
Benefits of Using Fibre-Optic Distributed Temperature Sensing on LNG PipelinesDec 2, 2010
The fibre-optic monitoring industry has come of a long way from the days of delivering vast amounts of unmanageable temperature arrays. Continuous research and the development of distributed temperature sensing (DTS) using fibre-optic cable over the past decade means the real-time and highly accurate monitoring technology is now delivering meaningful results and is deployed globally across a range of processes in the oil and gas industry.
Media: Electronic Act of WarDec 2, 2010
A new computer worm has made computers a tangible threat against world peace.