Towards the Digital Oilfield
Long considered a laggard in embracing the digital revolution, the hydrocarbons sector looks set to transform itself as energy companies scramble to make themselves ‘fit-for-fifty,’ that is still profitable at an oil price of merely 50 dollars per barrel.
Nord Stream 2: How Do You Secure an Underwater Pipeline?
The planned subsea pipeline Nord Stream 2 is highly disputed. In addition to political points of discussion, environmental protection remains at the forefront of the debate. Construction of a 1,200-kilometer pipeline across protection areas in the Baltic Sea could cause enormous damage – as would leaks. Advanced safety measures are of extreme importance.