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WICE Project

Forties oil field

Engineer a network of wells, rigs and platforms to extract oil from the North Sea The Forties oil field is the largest in the North Sea. 110 miles east of the Scottish city of Aberdeen, it first produced oil in 1975. In 1965 British Petroleum (BP) had already found natural gas in the region then in…

Date
28 July 2023

Create the means to exploit highly valuable oil reserves and invest in wider infrastructure Although the first large deposit of oil was discovered in 1908 in Persia (now Iran) large-scale oil production in the Middle East didn’t really take off until after World War 2 ended in 1945. In 1908 the moto…

Date
20 June 2023

Remove and recycle a major oil rig platform stuck out in the North Sea The Brent oil and gas field – 186km north-east of the Shetland Islands – produced its first oil in 1976. It has been one of the most productive North Sea oil fields for over 40 years. Brent has become less economic recently and o…

Date
20 June 2023

Floating structures used in the extraction of energy offshore require efficient mooring systems to hold station. Oil & gas industry has utilised such systems for over half a century during which they have evolved to a position where fit-for-purpose designs address the subtle differences in opera…

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Online
Date
10 January 2018
Time
18:00 - 20:00 GMT
Type
WICE Project

Ekofisk protective barrier

Stop a million-barrel undersea oil storage tank from being damaged by subsidence Ekofisk is one of the biggest oil fields in the North Sea. About 320km south of Stavanger in Norway, it was discovered in 1969 by the Phillips Petroleum Company (now ConocoPhillips). The field is expected to produce oil…

Date
20 June 2023

Float an oil platform up from the seabed and tow it away The Maureen oil field – located in the North Sea, 163 miles north east of Aberdeen - began production in 1983. After 16 years, the field became uneconomic in 1999. International agreements meant the Maureen oil platform – a steel structure wei…

Date
28 July 2023
Type
WICE Project

Harland & Wolff dry dock

Construct a supersize dry dock for building or mending the largest oil tankers The Harland and Wolff dry dock in Belfast opened in 1968 after 3 years construction. The biggest dry dock of 6 in the port, it was designed for building super tankers. A dry dock is a structure that can be drained after a…

Date
20 June 2023

The talk will summarise the broader aspects of oil and gas process engineering but focus on offshore projects and the main differences when compared to similar onshore projects.

event-location
United Kingdom,
Date
10 January 2017
Time
18:00 - 20:00 GMT
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This research looked at the properties of lightweight aggregate (LWA) produced from sodium silicate as binder, palm oil fuel ash (POFA), and sewage sludge that has been treated with lime.

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Online
Date
08 September 2022
Time
12:00 - 13:00 BST (GMT+1)

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