Author: <span>Crude Companion</span>

Author: Crude Companion

Embracing Change: How the oil and gas industry must change to become future-fit?

To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly. Henri Bergson Embracing Change The above quote by Henri Bergson is more than apt for the current scenario of the Oil and Gas Industry. Long gone are the days of easy …

Article: More Barrels Per Data

Prelude People, Ideas, Innovation, Assets, Statistics and Exploration are some of the numerous areas that we deal with while thriving in a society abound in skill. The Petroleum Industry comprises of many parts. All these various areas generate a lot of information – from downstream, midstream, drilling, production, reservoir, geology …

Accident: Bhopal Gas Tragedy- One of The Darkest Nights in Indians’ Life

Introduction: Bhopal Gas Tragedy or Bhopal Gas Disaster, as it is commonly known, occurred due to gas leakage in Bhopal, a city in Madhya Pradesh on 2nd December 1984 at the Union Carbide India Limited (UCIL) pesticide plant. Over 500,000 people were exposed to highly toxic Methyl Isocyanate Gas (MIC). …

Article: Battle Of Superpowers- Invisible War For Controlling Black Gold

Russia is a major player in oil and gas production worldwide. It is the second-largest producer of natural gas and the second largest (in 2016) producer of oil. Russia’s oil output touched an all-time high of 11.75 million barrels per day (bpd) in September 2016. In 2016, Saudi Arabia and …

Accident: Macondo Oil Spill- A Horrendous Event That Swept Off The Industry. 

Introduction: The Deepwater Horizon oil spill (also referred to as the BP oil spill, the BP oil disaster, the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, and the Macondo blowout) began on April 20, 2010, in the Gulf of Mexico, on the BP-operated Macondo Prospect. It is considered the largest accidental marine oil spill in the history of the petroleum industry, …

My Story: Better An ‘Oops’ Than A ‘What If..’

Pondering over why I chose this line as my specialization for my undergraduate degree, the timing couldn’t have been worse, to be very honest, as it involved the mentally cumbersome process of self-introspection, looking in retrospect at all the driving forces for my decision which like many others I have …