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13
Feb

the energy transition

What can Independent Oil Companies learn from the Majors? Written by: Lee Billingham and Mark Dickson Every day it seems the pressure and rhetoric increase in relation to climate change. In response, the Major oil and gas companies (Majors) have taken steps to evolve their operations. Many have made investments in renewable power generation and...
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31
Jan

io awarded Hydrostor’s A-CAES PreFEED optimisation study

io consulting (io) is pleased to announce award of a Pre-FEED Optimisation study by Hydrostor, the world’s leading developer of utility-scale energy storage facilities using its proprietary A-CAES technology and purpose-built underground storage caverns. This study will see io deploy its holistic expertise in collaboration with Hydrostor’s team to optimise their proprietary Advanced Compressed Air...
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23
Jan

starting the energy transition in E&P

part 2: a way forward for independent E&Ps written by: Mark Dickson, VP energy transition In our previous article, io concluded that the Energy Transition is here and now is the time for the Independent E&P companies to address the new pressures that they are under. This article provides a framework for Independent E&Ps in...
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16
Jan

starting the energy transition in E&P

part 1: risks for independent E&Ps written by: Mark Dickson, VP energy transition Introduction The world will still need oil and gas in 2050, even in the IEA 2°C Scenario[1] (2DS) – where oil provides 29% of the energy supply and gas 22%. However, the era of Energy Transition based on the consensus view of...
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09
Jan

what colour is your hydrogen?

hydrogen as a new energy carrier written by: Christopher Malins, James Varney & Mark Dickson The term “hydrogen economy” refers to the vision of using hydrogen as a low-carbon energy carrier and as a substitute for current fossil fuel-based transport and heating. Hydrogen is attractive as when burned to produce heat or reacted with oxygen...
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23
Aug

io is pleased to welcome back Mark Dickson

Mark has over 25 years’ of upstream experience and over his career, has specialised in petroleum development and production operations for both offshore & onshore assets. Mark re-joins io as Vice President, Energy Transition to lead our expansion on the pathway toward transformation of the global energy sector. Mark returns from two years at OMV...
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01
Aug

io consulting

io is a strategic creation by Baker Hughes, a GE company and McDermott launched in 2015 with the specific remit to bring more projects to sanction by disrupting traditional approaches and to help “solve” the cost and schedule overruns typical of mega-projects in the offshore oil & gas industry pre-2014. Since inception we have grown and...
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03
Jul

io delivers value to Cluff Natural Resources on their Dewar prospect

Following completion of a feasibility study for the Dewar Prospect undertaken by io oil & gas consulting (io), and Cluff Natural Resources’ (Cluff) prospect evaluation based on access to recently re-processed 3D seismic data and drilling results which were unavailable to previous licence holders, io is pleased to announce its client, Cluff, has identified a...
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20
Jun

a more connected energy transition written by Christopher Malins

Australian Energy Week 2019 io oil & gas consulting (io) attended this year’s Australian Energy Week in Melbourne and found a clear example of the importance of needing an integrated commerical, technical and strategic approach to projects. While the latest technical wares are brightly displayed amongst the exhibits, it was the risks and problems associated...
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13
Jun

what’s the best way to remove a climate change protester who has glued themselves to a train? written by Graham Brook

Given io’s central London location, it will come as little surprise that the Extinction Rebellion demonstrations have featured prominently during recent lunchtime conversations. While ideas about the best way to remove a peaceful protester from a Docklands Light Railway (DLR) carriage probably didn’t generate our best examples of Powerful Thinking, other discussions got people thinking...
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