Oil Review Africa weekly digest - 4th - 9th September

pixabay jp26jp for ORA 307(Image source: jp26jp/pixabay)Here is a brief overview of the week’s news on Oil Review Africa, from 4th - 9th September 2017

DNV GL introduces recommended practice to fight cyber threats in oil and gas 

DNV GL’s new DNVGL-RP-G108 cyber security aims to help the operators, system integrators and vendors to manage and prevent emerging cyber threat in the oil and gas industry, which is caused due to the increased digitalisation in the sector across the world. Click here to read the full story.  

Gexcon and DNV GL collaborate in large-scale dust explosion research 

DNV GL has partnered with Gexcon in a collaborative project to investigate dust explosions at a larger scale and produce new guidelines for industry on how best to mitigate these events. Click here to read the full story.

Siemens Topsides 4.0 digital lifecycle solutions to assist with optimising offshore production 

Siemens is utilising its digitalisation knowledge and experience and applying it to the oil and gas production industry with its Topsides 4.0 solution. Click here to read the full story

ABB Ability offers granular insight into oil, gas and chemical processes 

Using its digital backbone, ABB AbilityTM, ABB is launching an enterprise-wide deep dive into a facilities data, presenting a common view of analytics available to CEO-level executives through to maintenance teams on production sites. Click here to read the full story

Uganda and Equatorial Guinea agrees to cooperate on oil and gas projects 

The governments of Uganda and Equatorial Guinea have agreed on a joint action plan for the development of both the country’s oil and gas infrastructure. Click here to read the full story

Ampelmann celebrates 10 years of safe offshore transfers 

The global provider in offshore access solutions Ampelmann will celebrate its 10 year anniversary on 6 September 2017, at SPE Offshore Europe in Aberdeen, which will be held from 5-8 September 2017. Click here to read the full story

World energy demand to plateau from 2030, says DNV GL 

Energy efficiency will improve faster than global economic growth due to the rapid electrification of the world’s energy system, leading to a plateau in energy demand from 2030, according to DNV GL’s inaugural Energy Transition Outlook launched on 4 September 2017. Click here to read the full story

Aminex estimates material resource upgrade to over 1.3 tcf at Ntorya gas field 

Aminex Plc, operator of the Ruvuma petroleum sharing agreement (Ruvuma PSA) in Tanzania, has confirmed a material increase in the estimates of gas initially in place (GIIP) in the Ntorya appraisal area, said the resource investment company Solo. Click here to read the full story

Nigeria to open bids for 30 marginal oil fields 

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has announced that the federal government will open bids for concessions on 30 marginal oil fields. Click here to read the full story

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