Industry & Enviroment: “Gas Is Key To Solving Climate Change” – by MarcoAlvera


Natural Gas

Fighting climate change and improving air quality are among the most pressing challenges of our time. Natural gas will play a significant role in addressing these challenges. For Europe, 2017 and 2018 are crucial years as 3 major pieces of legislation are being discussed: the Clean Energy Package, the Emissions Trading System Reform, and the Mobility Package.

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Global Oil & Gas: The outlook for Floating Storage and Regasification Units – by Brian Songhurst


Floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU); Illustration

FSRUs are a game changer providing a lower cost, fast track and flexible alternative to traditional onshore LNG import terminals. The first unit entered service in 2005 and today there are 23 FSRU terminals in operation.

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Africa Mining: High-grade rare earths confirmed at Burundi prospect

Stories about rare earth mining are few and far between with rare earth oxide prices having slumped for the past few years, but one project in East Africa is piquing the market’s attention. Continue reading

Africa Oil & Gas: Erin Energy spuds Oyo-9 well offshore Nigeria


Erin Energy has commenced drilling of the Oyo-9 well. The well is being drilled with the Pacific Bora sixth-generation drilling rig on the Oyo field offshore Nigeria.


The well is expected to take approx. 62 days to drill and complete. The tie-in of the well to the FPSO for production commencement is expected in the later part of the fourth-quarter 2017. The well is expected to add an additional 6,000 to 7,000 barrels of oil per day to the field’s current production. (Source: Erin Energy)

Africa Oil & Gas: Sirius Petroleum signs US$10 million financing agreement with BP in Nigeria


Image courtesy by Sirius Petroleum

AIM-listed Sirius Petroleum, the investing company focused on oil and gas exploration and development opportunities in Nigeria, has announced that, following completion of technical due diligence on the Ororo field, the Company has entered into a US$10m revolving pre-payment facility and commercial offtake agreement in respect to the sales of the crude produced from the Ororo field, with BP Oil International, a subsidiary of BP. Continue reading

Africa Oil & Gas: African Petroleum provides update on Gambia licences

Gambia - Africa Petroleum

Source: African Petroleum

Further to the announcement on 20 July 2017 regarding African Petroleum’s A1 and A4 licenses in The Gambia, the Company confirms that it continues to await feedback from the government of The Gambia on its proposal to enter into the next phase of the licenses and transfer the outstanding well commitment into the new phase.   Continue reading

Global Industry: Tips To Nail Your Next Electrical Engineer Job Interview



Electrical Engineering

The interview process can be daunting, especially for new graduates looking to land their first job as an electrical engineer. That’s why prep work is important.


No, you can’t plan for every question you’ll be asked in an interview, but you can practice common questions so that you’ll be familiar enough to give a thoughtful answer.

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