Engineering themes

Ingenia articles are categorised by engineering themes and subject areas.

Showing 47 articles for: Chemical, Oil and Gas

Sound moorings for a renewable career

Sound moorings for a renewable career

Maritime engineer Dr RV Ahilan FREng discusses how his interest in fluid mechanics led him into offshore work and renewable energy.

Issue 87

Sustainably transporting gas

Dominic Joyeux

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.

Issue 84
Biofuels’ journey to the mainstream

Biofuels’ journey to the mainstream

Dominic Joyeux

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.

Issue 78

Steve Holliday FREng - Energy with connections

Michael Kenward OBE

When Steve Holliday FREng moved from the oil industry into energy distribution, the sector was seen as staid

Issue 68
In deep water: the UK's first subsea-to-shore gas plant

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

Issue 68
Diamond technology: beyond hardness

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

Issue 63

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.

Issue 60

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.

Issue 60
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