Health, Safety & the Environment

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  • Interview with Doris Hafenbradl, CTO & Managing Director, Electrochaea
Natural gas is competing in a complex and rapidly changing environment, which is why it is crucial for the industry to look at technical innovations which are shaping the energy landscape of tomorrow. 
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  • Contributed by: Hannah Burk, Director of Proprietary Natural Gas Products, Genscape
As an ideal transition fuel, natural gas is well positioned to help meet environmental goals worldwide.
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  • Contributed by: Abdulla Al-Hajri, Surveillance Engineering Manager, Qatargas
In LNG plants, the majority of processed gas is transformed into commercial products such as LNG, Shale gas, LPG and Gasoline. However, a small part of this processed gas is used for:
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  • Contributed by: Christophe Poillion, Secretary of the Board of Directors, GRTgaz
The French government has set an ambitious goal with the energy transition, aiming for carbon neutrality by 2050.
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  • Contributed by: Martin Ross, Senior Product Manager, UniSim Competency Suite, Honeywell Process Solutions
The first step in solving any problem is admitting that you have one. People are the process industry’s greatest asset, but they can also be the weakest link without the support they need.
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  • Contributed by: Luciano Musumeci, Senior Naval Architect , Lloyd's Register
In 2014 the industry gathered together to celebrate 50 years of LNG shipping.
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  • Interview with Stuart Brown, Head of Origination, Weather & Energy EMEA Asia-Pacific, Swiss Re Corporate Solutions
Gastech News: What are the key consequences of weather-related risks on the natural gas industry?
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  • Contributed by: Derek Boulware, Senior Manager of Africa Oil & Gas Advisory, PwC
In today’s tumultuous economic environment with commodity prices, stock indices and exchange rates in constant flux, it probably comes as no surprise that oil & gas companies are taking time to carefully plan the way forward.  After COP21 in Paris
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  • Contributed by: Sara Budinis, Research Associate at the Sustainable Gas Institute, Imperial College London
Last year, at COP21, an agreement by governments was reached on climate change with the aim of limiting global warming to below 2°C.  As of 2011, the world had a ‘carbon budget’ of 1,000 gigatonnes of carbon dioxide (the amount of CO
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  • Contributed by: Mike Goddu, Partner & Co-Founder, JMJ Associates
Organisations using behavioural-based programs to improve safety performance have reaped benefits, but the benefits have flat-lined. It is time to evolve.
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  • Contributed by: Peter Searle, CEO, Airswift
A poll we conducted prior to the referendum revealed that only 32 per cent of the oil and gas workforce would have voted to remain.
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  • Contributed by: Dr Anouk Honoré, Senior Research Fellow, Oxford Institute for Energy Studies
The COP21 meeting held in Paris in December 2015 resulted in an agreement between 195 governments to cooperate to hold global temperature increase below 2 degrees Celsius.
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  • Contributed by: Roberto F. Aguilera, Adjunct Research Fellow, Curtin University
  • Contributed by: Marian Radetzki, Professor of Economics, Luleå University of Technology
This is part one of a two-part article - Much of the world’s future energy consumption growth will come from Asia. For the past several decades, the region has been fuelled predominantly by coal and to a lesser extent oil.
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  • Contributed by: Adrienne Blume, Editor, Gas Processing & Hydrocarbon Processing
The World Bank estimates that approximately 140 billion cubic meters (5 trillion cubic feet) of natural gas is flared annually, resulting in the emission of more than 300 million tons of CO2 to the atmosphere.
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  • Interview with Chris Hawkes, Safety Director, International Association of Oil and Gas Producers (IOGP)
The International Association of Oil and Gas Producers (IOGP) provides a significant proportion of the world’s energy to meet growing demands for heat, light and transport.