Commentary, 11/12 2011Dec 5, 2011
Security in the Mix
2011 has seen more than it’s share of turmoil. While turmoil is always with us, this year’s crises have had particularly strong influences on energy matters.
From the Editor, 11/12 2011Dec 5, 2011
Getting Better all the Time
The year’s last issue of Scandinavian Oil-Gas Magazine has traditionally looked back over the year that’s past as well as forward to try to find some insight into what lies ahead.
And this year is no exception.
Norway Projects Forecast – Signs of a New Golden AgeDec 5, 2011
Another year, another investment record: 2012 will see energy companies here spend 172 billion kroner, or just under 23 billion kroner more than 2011’s record spend. In just one summer, five new projects – Ekofisk Sør, Eldfisk II, Valemon, Knarr and Hyme – were given Oslo’s go-ahead. Infield pipe, production add-ons and exploration orders top order lists offshore, while years of big decisions onshore now mean pause for rethink.
DNV Forecasts Energy Future – Looking into the Crystal BallDec 5, 2011
Groundbreaking technology and cutting edge research and development are the benchmarks of an industry always at the frontiers of what is possible. The oil and gas sector is undoubtedly a hotbed for new thinking and innovation and that is what has made it truly dynamic.
Flexible Maritime and Offshore Services – Smart and Cost-Efficient Satellite CommunicationsDec 5, 2011
An undisputed leader in marine satellite communications, Marlink came into being in 2002 as a spin-off from Telenor Satellite Services. Since 2007, the company has been a subsidiary of the Vizada Group, which had been formed through merger of Telenor Satellite Services and France Telecom Mobile Satellite Communications, which created the world’s largest satellite communications provider. Tore Morten Olsen, Marlink’s CEO took time to answer a few Scandinavian Oil-Gas Magazine questions about the company’s products and services and how Marlink works to provide communications solutions to the offshore oil and gas industry.
Media: Wish ListDec 5, 2011
Christmas is soon upon us, and there is an ever-growing amount of gadgets out there, waiting to fill our stockings. Here’s a list of my recommendations for your wish list this holiday season. Some of these are rather expensive, some are more reasonably priced. They are all very good...