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Energy Management Information Systems

Written by Thursday, 26 May 2016 00:00
DOWNLOAD THE WHITE PAPER In the hydrocarbon sector, saving energy is the most reliable way to reduce operating costs and improve margins in a volatile market. Energy projects have a lower risk profile as they are less dependent upon relative prices of different products. Saving energy will always save money;…

Latin America's Hydrocarbon Challenge

Written by Wednesday, 11 May 2016 10:34
DOWNLOAD THE WHITE PAPER Latin American crude exporting and product importing countries are all shouting the same thing: "We have no money! We have to cut costs!" Over the last few years, crude exporting countries such as Brazil, Mexico, Colombia, Peru, and Ecuador have seen revenues fall dramatically.Meanwhile, despite lower…
DOWNLOAD THE WHITE PAPER Last week the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its latest Short Term Energy and Summer Fuels Outlook, which shows 2016 gasoline demand growing 130,000 bpd after having grown by a massive 240,000 bpd in 2015. Driven by a spike in new car sales, especially SUVs,…
DOWNLOAD THE WHITE PAPER Latin American crude exporting and product importing countries are all shouting the same thing: “We have no money! We have to cut costs!” Over the last few years, crude exporting countries such as Brazil, Mexico, Colombia, Peru, and Ecuador have seen revenues fall dramatically. Meanwhile, despite…
Pre-2014 the oil and gas industry had a growing skill gap as a result of not attracting enough young talent in the 1980s and 1990s. The computer and digital age were too attractive, and engineering in basic industries was perceived to be too dull. The recent downturn has, of course,…

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