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Managing E&P projects: an introduction to challenges, good practice and potential pitfalls

16th August 2017

UA’s Senior Advisor Prabhat Garga delivered the “Managing E&P Projects” part of the SPE Seminar ‘Introduction to E&P Projects’ in November 16. With a focus on the management of large offshore projects, Prabhat provided a whistle-stop tour of key project management concepts and practices, including: Challenges of mega-projects; Introduction to good project management practices (based […]

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Alliancing – a solution for the low oil price environment?

16th August 2017

UA’s Senior Advisor Prabhat Garga shared his experiences of alliancing in a presentation at the FPSO Europe Congress in February 16. Some very successful offshore oil and gas developments were created in early 1990s in the UK North Sea using the alliance form of contracting, in the aftermath of the last major sustained downturn in […]

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the future of UK offshore oil & gas

SMEs – the future of UK offshore oil & gas?

8th March 2016

The UK oil and gas industry needs to undergo radical change to assure its long term survival. The cost of oil and gas operations on the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) has more than doubled over the last five years. No other basin in the world has seen such rapid cost inflation. The UKCS is now […]

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Consultants join forces for field advisory service

24th July 2015

ABERDEEN, UK – Upstream design, consultancy, and engineering contractor UniversalPegasus International (UPI) has formed a collaboration with London-based oil and gas consultants Upstream Advisors. They plan to offer complementary capabilities in the North Sea and elsewhere. UPI managing director Gavin Stevenson said: “We will be able to offer project development support from subsurface to facilities resulting […]

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