Tuesday’s opening panel session on new frontier challenges focused squarely on gas. Could the experiences of the North American market in developing tight gas and shale gas reserves be replicated in the Middle East? Robert Gales, vice president Geo Science at Weatherford, believes that many unconventional resources exist and are technically viable; in fact, estimates of availability continue to rise. This however, makes it essential that there is thorough collating of good information early in the exploration process to justify going ahead.
EMDAD, one of the leading providers of integrated services to the energy industry of UAE, together with TMK, has secured a major contract with a leading oil and gas company in Abu Dhabi for the supply of OCTG casing and tubing pipes to fulfill the requirements of 2010 - 2011 operations. EMDAD’s drilling division has been serving the oil and gas industry in UAE and the region for more than two decades to become one of the leading suppliers of top quality products serving drilling and workover activities.
Five different points of view but a considerable degree of agreement about how to match energy supply with demand in the low-carbon era - that was the main outcome of yesterday’s Plenary session in the ADIPEC conference hall.
ADIPEC awards highlight excellence in energy
ADIPEC is again running its prestigious energy award ceremony at this year's event. The winners, chosen by an experienced panel of senior industry peers, will be announced at a special dinner tonight.
The clear choice between Rupture Pins and Rupture Discs for Pressure Relief
There are two basic, non-reclosing promary methods outlined by ASME section VIII for pressure relief: The rupture pin and rupture disc. It is important to understand the advantages and disadvantages of each so that the correct selection for your particular pressure relief application may be made.