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October 2014

The October issue’s regional report focuses on Africa and the Middle East, where Ng Weng Hoong examines how a multitude of geo-political, health and economic factors threaten the oil and gas industry in the region.  The issue also includes articles on risk assessment, software and data analysis and welding accessories.


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Stunted growth in Africa and the Middle East
Ng Weng Hoong examines how a multitude of geo-political, health and economic factors threaten the oil and gas industry in Africa and the Middle East.

Countering public opposition
Al Maiorino, Public Strategy Group, Inc., USA.

How to cope with changing dynamics
Chris Scheve, Willbros Group, Inc. (USA).

A crucial selection
Michael Isherwood, Doosan, Belgium.

Dig for independence!
Stefano Leghissa, Tesmec USA, Inc.

The restoration project
Scott Harrison, President, Terra Novo, USA.

Changing the way we learn
Phil Hopkins, Penspen Director, and Michelle Unger, Penspen Head of Learning Services, UK.

Managing human factors
Lorna Harron, Gail Powley and Rumi Mohammad, Human Factors Working Group, Canada.

The slippery slope of security
Tony Burton, Critical Infrastructure Protection Business Lead at Thales, UK.

A variety of applications
Diana Rennkamp and Michael Lubberger, Herrenknecht AG, Germany.

Smart instrumentation
Sarah Allin, FMC Technologies, USA.

A complete toolbox of technologies
Michael Twomey, Atmos International, USA.

SCADA of tomorrow
Kelly Doran, Schneider Electric, Canada.

An invaluable forecast
Patrick Sachon, Head of Oil and Gas at the Met Office, UK.

The flange protection challenge
Juan Lopez and Alice Jucquois, Belzona, UK.

A new market of options
Matt Green, Neptune Research, Inc. (NRI), USA.

A titanium expansion
Rob Henson, VSMPO Titan Scandinavia.

An insight into instrument hire
Neil Harrap, NDT Market Manager, Ashtead Technology, UK.

Habitats for hot-work
Jack Behar, PetroHab LLC, USA.

A future proof design
Richard Mayrick, YXLON, Copenhagen.


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