Chemical, Oil and Gas
A total of 46 items listed.
Sustainably transporting gas
Ships carrying liquified natural gas (LNG) must control the pressure of their cargo, as evaporation occurs in the tanks. The ecoSMRT® system captures and reliquefies this ‘boil-off’ gas, significantly reducing emissions.
Biofuels’ journey to the mainstream
Biofuels have been around for many years but have not been widely adopted. However, recent government initiatives on climate change and reducing greenhouse gas emissions are encouraging their use in transport.
In deep water: the UK's first subsea-to-shore gas plant
Nicholas Newman and David Hainsworth
The development and building of the Shetland Gas Plant was the UK’s largest construction project since the London 2012 Olympics
Energy with connections
Steve Holliday FREng
When Steve Holliday FREng moved from the oil industry into energy distribution, the sector was seen as staid.
Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation, Engineering award winners, Living without electricity report, The UK STEM education landscape, Bridge building in Rwanda, UK student wins international engineering prize, British rocket propels Juno to Jupiter
New Shetland Gas Plant, Materials Award, Factory 2050
Diamond technology: beyond hardness
Professor Mark Newton
The UK is home to synthetic diamond research and production activities that take advantage of the material’s several extreme properties, in addition to its hardness
Raman scanner wins MacRobert award
Cobalt Light Systems, the company that developed this breakthrough, has applied the technique to airport scanners that search for banned substances in liquids.
Accessing the UK's subsea assets
Allen Leatt FREng
Allen Leatt FREng, Senior Vice President Engineering at Subsea 7, explains how new production technologies and underwater installation and maintenance techniques are reversing the decline in production.
High risk modelling; Sustainable games; Entrepreneurs' award; Ready to respond; Wind energy report; Accessible ATMs
Hero Lab; QEPrize nominations; London Gateway; Africa Prize for Innovation ; Chemical research rewarded; Apprentice challenge; New RNLI lifeboats
Decommissioning North Sea giants
A look at the strategies and some of the technologies being used to dismantle North Sea oil and gas infrastructure