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Cybersecurity Management for the Oil and Gas Industry

The value of business data has grown significantly in the past few years. As such, networks have become even more vulnerable than before. Likewise, the growing global demand for oil and gas has made industry players lucrative targets for cybercriminals. Dozens of companies have already experienced high-profile attacks. The Colonial Pipeline attack is among the most prominent… Keep Reading


Cantarell Is Not Mexico’s Only Oil Production Problem

Publication date: 2008-08-01 First Published In: Pipeline & Gas Journal Authors: Jude Clemente Abstract: 1.5 million barrels per day (bpd), oil from Mexico comprises about 11% of U.S. imports. As a top-three supplier to the U.S., Mexico has been a consistent and reliable source of oil for years. In the first half of this decade,… Keep Reading


An assessment of oil supply and its implications for future prices

Publication date: 1998-06-01 First Published in: Natural Resources Research Authors: D.J. Santini Abstract: This paper examines three issues related to both the U.S. and world oil supply: (1) the nature of the long-term, post-peak production profile for the U.S. and, by inference, other regions (the Hubbert curve is used as a “strawman” model); (2) implications… Keep Reading

Peak Oil

Warning over global oil decline

There is a “significant risk” that global production of conventional oil could “peak” and decline by 2020, a report has warned. The UK Energy Research Council study says there is a consensus that the era of cheap oil is at an end, but it warns that most governments, including the UK’s, exhibit little concern about… Keep Reading

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