Tom Baxter

Opinion

Operators must not underestimate value of front end loading

05/08/2019

The reported upturn in oil and gas activity together with articles on the need for continued vigilance on supply chain costs, reminded me of Oscar Wilde’s quote ‘the man who knows the cost of everything but the value of nothing’.

Opinion

Opinion: Transformational technologies – learning from the past

07/07/2017

The Oil and Gas Technology Centre (OGTC) is calling for technologies to transform how we develop the remaining UKCS hydrocarbons. That prompted me to think about transformational technologies I’ve seen in my 40-plus years as a chemical engineer. Could we learn from past innovations?

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