The Curious Case Of The Darvaza Gas Crater…

The Darvaza gas crater at night.

The media have a tendency to over-egg things; it would be fair to say that they have a penchant for hyperbole, of that there’s no doubt. When they coined Turkmenistan’s Darvaza gas crater the Gates of Hell, it’s fair to say that they had a point. Still visited by countless tourists today – though perhaps […]

The Increasing Usage Of LiDAR Within The Oil And Gas Industry

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LiDAR stands for Light Detection and Ranging. It’s one of the most impressive modern-day mapping technologies and is seeing increasing usage within the oil and gas industry. It’s primarily been used to map slope and vegetation height maps, as well as elevation plans, flow accumulation models and derived slope angles. The team here at TriStone […]

What Is A “Christmas Tree” In The Oil & Gas Industry?

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We’ve written several pieces before, here at TriStone Holdings Ltd, that bust some of the jargon prevalent within the oil and gas industry. From the differences between upstream, midstream and downstream to the comparison of conventional and unconventional drilling, we’ve done our best to add clarity to what can be a very confusing sector. With […]

The Art Of Discovery: How Are Upstream Sites Located?

A natural brook to represent the idea of 'upstream'.

We’re by nature creatures of curiosity, us humans. From modern medicines to the outer reaches of the universe, we’re pretty fond of the odd ‘discovery’ or two. When it comes to oil and gas, though, we’re all sometimes guilty of just assuming that it’s there for us to use – but how do we locate […]

Versatile Beyond Belief: CO2 Storage In Depleted Oil Fields

Oil barrel to represent depleted oil fields and CO2 storage.

In recent times, there’s been an increasing drive from oil operators to tighten up their environmental efficiencies, where possible. Amongst the most nuanced advances made over the past couple of decades has been the revelation that abandoned (or depleting) oil fields can actually play their part in carbon storage, and in achieving a greener future. […]

What Would Each Candidate Mean For The Oil Industry?

At the time of writing, the result of the 2020 US Election is poised on a knife edge, with both Donald Trump and Joe Biden creeping towards that magical electoral college state vote figure of 270. The race run has been much closer than any were expecting, and whilst the finalised results may still be […]

The State Of The Oil Industry 2020: An Updated Look On Things To Come

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Towards the back-end of last year, countless industry predictions surfaced online (as they do every year) from prominent industry analysts as to the various directions in which the oil and gas industry may be headed, moving forward. It’s fair to say, however, that a crippling global pandemic didn’t feature within any of these predictions. What […]

What Is The Difference Between Conventional And Unconventional Oil?

A picture depicting conventional oil being welled.

As we’ve seen in our previous blogs, the oil industry has its fair share of rhetoric and jargon. ‘Upstream’, ‘BOEPD’ and ‘Christmas Tree’ are all terms which wouldn’t necessarily have your mind instantly jumping to ‘oil’, and yet there we are! One of the other word pairings most commonly used throughout the O&G sector is […]

Drones Are Paving The Way Amongst Oil And Gas Industry Trends

A picture of a drone flying to indicate drone technology in the oil industry.

The oil and gas industry has seen its fair share of change over the past few years. New technologies are continually streamlining both upstream and downstream activities. Whilst major industry players are starting to incorporate more sustainable practices. A response to the more society-wide shift towards a greener present and future. Of all the oil […]

An In-Depth Look At The Latest Trends In The Oil And Gas Industry

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The oil and gas industry is an immensely dynamic and variable sector. Keeping abreast of recent trends within the industry is paramount to those energy ventures that wish to succeed within it. Simply being part of the oil and gas sector is no longer enough to be profitable within it. The team here at TriStone […]