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23
Jun

why oil & gas companies should pivot to hydrogen

written by Mark Hollis The oil & gas industry will still be producing gas for at least another two decades to cater for at least 22% of the world’s energy consumption even in the IEA 2°C Scenario (2DS) as discussed in our earlier article[1]. Currently the industry still has social licence to operate and the...
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21
May

upstream field development planning course, online & in-person

with the oil industry experiencing a shock like no other in its history only the most resilient investments have a chance of going ahead. Our 4-day intensive upstream field development planning course is delivered online or in-person by instructors with real-world experience.   You can learn remotely through our highly interactive online course or arrange...
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31
Mar

io awarded Athos Concept Select Study

io consulting (io) is pleased to advise that we have been awarded a concept select study by Gasunie New Energy, EBN, Port of Amsterdam and Tata Steel, collectively the Athos consortium, to support their review of options for CO2 transportation and storage from industrial CO2 emitters in the region of the Noordzeekanaal (North Sea Canal),...
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26
Mar

Covid-19: a message from our CEO Richard Dyson

These are difficult and challenging times for everyone as Covid-19 (commonly known as the Coronavirus) continues to spread and impact the global community, I want to personally update you on the steps we have taken to ensure business continuity for all our clients around the world. io’s actions are based on the latest guidance from...
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19
Mar

io is pleased to welcome Craig Branch to our ever increasing team

Craig joins as director, innovation & technology and has over twenty five years’ experience in the oil & gas sector in both upstream and downstream. He is a renowned technical authority and has extensive expertise in advanced simulation techniques particularly in HYSYS dynamic simulation, reliability availability & maintainability modelling and computational fluid dynamics. As a...
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05
Mar

Middle East energy transition – can the Jafurah gas development release all Saudi oil for export?

written by: Graham Brook, Mark Dickson, Safina Jivraj This week various press articles[1][2][3] lauded Saudi Aramco’s announcement of the commitment to develop the Jafurah gas field for a mere USD 110bn, which will release some 2Bcf/day and a recoverable reserve of 200 Tcf. io explores this issue and contends that Saudi Aramco will be able...
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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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