Oil Review Middle East weekly digest - 29th October - 2nd November

public domain commons for ORME 307(Image source: public domain/commons)Here is a brief overview of the week’s news on Oil Review Middle East, from 29th October - 2nd November 2017

Caterpillar introduces new gas engine for higher fuel efficiency 

Texas-based Caterpillar Oil and Gas has announced its new Cat G3516 TA gas engine, aiming to provide high fuel efficiency and low emission output for the customers. Click here to read the full story

Borealis and Borouge announce launch of Anteo for global packaging market 

Borealis and Borouge, providers of value-creating plastics solutions, have announced the launch of Anteo, a new family of linear low density polyethylene (LLDPE) packaging grades for the global packaging market. Click here to read the full story

Corrosion basics: Stress corrosion cracking 

Stress corrosion cracking (SCC) is a mechanical-chemical process leading to the cracking of certain alloys at stresses below their tensile strength. Click here to read the full story. 

A move to cloud environment improves project productivity and lower costs 

To manage safety and effectiveness on operational facilities, companies operating in the process, power and marine industries are required to consider a move to the cloud to remain competitive, according to Rafi Hattar, vice-president at Hexagon PPM Middle East and Africa. Click here to read the full story

World gas production increased by 0.7 per cent: Eni 

In 2016, world gas reserves were increased by 0.9 per cent, driven by the US, Nigeria and Iraq, and world gas production was increased by 0.7 per cent, driven mainly by new Australian LNG plants, according to Eni’s second volume of the world oil and gas review. Click here to read the full story. 

How two petrochemicals plants improved levels and flow measurement with Magnetrol 

Managing petrochemical plants requires monitoring a variety of complex processes. Click here to read the full story

Employment report shows a return of confidence in the oil and gas market 

After a tough four years, new research by recruiter NES Global Talent and oilandgasjobsearch.com shows that for the first time since 2014, the oil and gas industry expects more new jobs to be created than lost over the next 12 months. Click here to read the full story

Occidental Oman to recognise students’ award for 2017 

Occidental Oman and Gulf Intelligence have teamed up to recognise Omani and Oman-based postgraduates for their achievements in the field of energy. Click here to read the full story

SDX Energy announce the successful spudding of KSR-15 well in Sebou, Morocco 

SDX Energy Inc, the North Africa focused oil and gas company, has announced the spud of its KSR-15 well on the Sebou area in Morocco. Click here to read the full story

Harlow International achieves ISO 9001:2015 accreditation for meeting international quality standards 

Harlow International and its two security service companies, Al Murabit Security Services (AMS) and Al Thaware Security Services (ATS), have been awarded the ISO 9001:2015 accreditation for attaining consistent improvement during operations. Click here to read the full story

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