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The sound of safety

Yasuyuki Kawasumi, Yokogawa Electrical Corp., Japan, explains why continuous monitoring of noise levels in upstream facilities is a critical step towards improving hearing conservation programmes.

API comments on extended offshore energy moratorium

The API has responded to the Trump administration’s announcement to extend the existing offshore moratorium in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico to include additional areas off the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) through the year 2032.


Upcoming oil events



27 Oct 2020 - 29 Oct 2020

George R. Brown Convention Center
1001 Avenida De Las Americas, Houston, Texas, United States

OSEA 2020

24 Nov 2020 - 26 Nov 2020

Sands Expo & Convention Centre
10 Bayfront Ave, Singapore


Weatherford and Safe Influx sign drilling technology MoU

The companies will cooperate globally to focus on revolutionising well integrity during the construction phase by bringing to market the first ever integration of Managed Pressure Drilling (MPD) solutions and Automated Well Control technology.


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