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.