Category: <span>Oil and Gas</span>

Category: Oil and Gas

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 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 oil, now …

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). …

Analysis: ONGC-HPCL Merger- Birth of an Oil Behemoth?

Introduction Finance minister Arun Jaitley announced in his budget speech in February to create an oil behemoth by combining operator ONGC and refiner HPCL. Just a few months after this announcement, the Union Cabinet approved the plan to sell government’s 51.1 percent stakes in HPCL to explorer ONGC. The ONGC-HPCL …

Accident: Chennai Oil Spill – A Disaster Due To Miscommunication

The morning of January 28 brought bad news for Chennai residents. Two ships, The BW Maple carrying liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) from Ran Laffan in Qatar, and The Dawn Kanchipuram loaded with petroleum lubricating oil collided near Kamaraj port in Ennore. Kamaraj is a busy port near Chennai which handles …