Blog: Oil and Gas

Assessment and Evaluation of Friction Welds
20 October 2020

Assessment and Evaluation of Friction Welds

How can you join complex components together? More…

How do I protect the value of my crude?
02 June 2020

How do I protect the value of my crude?

Interpret InFlow offers intelligent data analysis to help crude retain its maximum value More…

IMO2020 – Is it all Plain Sailing?
22 May 2020

IMO2020 – Is it all Plain Sailing?

Relevance of ISO 8217 following IMO 2020 More…

Flow Accelerated Corrosion in Nuclear Power Plants
IMO 2020 0.50% Global Sulphur Cap
22 October 2019

IMO 2020 0.50% Global Sulphur Cap

Intertek's outlook on the introduction of 0.50% m/m Sulphur Fuels in Africa and opportunities in the Bunker Industry More…

Monitoring Microorganisms in the Oilfield
Solid-State Lithium Ion Batteries - The Challenges
Energy Storage and Big Data
Celebrating International Safety Day
Machine Learning Vision Techniques for Nondestructive Evaluation
Wear Debris Analysis Innovation using SEM technology
12 March 2019

Wear Debris Analysis Innovation using SEM technology

Why Caleb Brett's investment in cutting edge SEM technology enhances wear debris analysis capabilities for clients More…

European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EUETS) Analysis
Ingrid for Power Plants
16 October 2018

Ingrid for Power Plants

The market's largest database for Power Plant Cycling Operations More…

Performance of Engine Oils in the Presence of Biodiesel Fuel
Tiny but vicious - Microorganisms in the oilfield
Bidding Into the Energy Imbalance Market
10 July 2018

Bidding Into the Energy Imbalance Market

Intertek Asset Integrity Management Engineering Services provides key generator resource data for units bidding into the Energy Imbalance Market More…

Managing Water Hardness Offshore
Corrosion, an Issue for the Offshore Wind Industry - Part 3
Fuel Cell Technologies - An External Supply of Chemical Energy
Corrosion, an Issue for the Offshore Wind Industry - Part 2
19 December 2017

Corrosion, an Issue for the Offshore Wind Industry - Part 2

Cathodic Protection (CP), the use of mathematical models underpinned by bespoke testing More…

Corrosion, an Issue for the Offshore Wind Industry
New major investments in the Ports of Antwerp and Rotterdam
09 December 2014

New major investments in the Ports of Antwerp and Rotterdam

Intertek is ready to respond to this new growth. More…

Opportunities in Africa
14 October 2014

Opportunities in Africa

It’s a good time to be in Africa. More…

Monitoring Pipelines for Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion
19 August 2014

Monitoring Pipelines for Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion

Pipeline failure can have serious consequences in the oil and gas industry. Understanding and mitigating the causes of failure is a vital part of pipeline maintenance and is a valued service provided by Intertek. More…

Onshore-Offshore 3D Laser Scanning and Dimensional Control Technology for Engineering Solutions
12 August 2014

Onshore-Offshore 3D Laser Scanning and Dimensional Control Technology for Engineering Solutions

Are you looking for Engineering Solutions? Learn more about 3D Laser Scanning and Dimensional Control Technology. More…

Expert Insights: Understanding the current state of the Shale Industry
19 June 2014

Expert Insights: Understanding the current state of the Shale Industry

Get a closer look at the state of the Shale market as highlights from this year’s Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) were captured by one of the leading experts in the industry today. More…

A Closer Look: Lubricant, Fuels and Other Fluids are Critical to the Aviation Industry
06 May 2014

A Closer Look: Lubricant, Fuels and Other Fluids are Critical to the Aviation Industry

Lubricants and fuels help ensure that engines and other systems operate smoothly, but they must be monitored. More…

Crude Oil: Demanding quality sampling and testing is not 'Crude'  at all
22 April 2014

Crude Oil: Demanding quality sampling and testing is not 'Crude' at all

Recent developments in the United States Shale regions have prompted a new, more defined focus by regulatory agencies on the produced materials from this region. More…

A Closer Look: Oil Refineries Require Care and Feeding To Thrive
20 February 2014

A Closer Look: Oil Refineries Require Care and Feeding To Thrive

What makes refineries, ultimately, thrive? ? Several factors come into play. More…

A Closer Look: The Importance of Bunker Fuel Quality Testing and its Impact on the Shipping World
09 December 2013

A Closer Look: The Importance of Bunker Fuel Quality Testing and its Impact on the Shipping World

Why does the transport of marine fuel samples across the globe for routine analysis provide constant logistical challenges? More…

Crude Oil Assay: What it Means to Refiners
27 September 2013

Crude Oil Assay: What it Means to Refiners

The value of a particular crude to a refiner depends on its quality. More…

A Closer Look: Chemicals in Marine Fuel
23 November 2012

A Closer Look: Chemicals in Marine Fuel

Chemical contamination within marine fuels can place fuel purchasers and suppliers into potential conflict. Standards, a uniform approach, and third-party laboratories can help. More…

Developing Engine Oils is Essentially Invisible to the Motor Vehicle Owners, but Absolutely Critical to Vehicle Engine Life
14 November 2012

Developing Engine Oils is Essentially Invisible to the Motor Vehicle Owners, but Absolutely Critical to Vehicle Engine Life

The engine oil lubricant industry and the infrastructure to support the effort to reliably market quality engine oils is largely invisible to the average driver of a pickup truck, passenger car, delivery truck, bus, freight hauler, etc. More…

Hydrogen Sulphide – Creating a Stink for Vessel Owners and Operators?
11 September 2012

Hydrogen Sulphide – Creating a Stink for Vessel Owners and Operators?

The presence of Hydrogen Sulphide in marine fuels has always been viewed by vessel owners / operators as an occupational hazard. It is widely accepted that at some point in time a vessel will receive a parcel of fuel that contains higher than expected levels of H2S and will be expected to handle it in a manner which does not endanger the onboard crew. More…

(Video) Don Kemper discusses Supply Chain Management Auditing: What is an AVL?
21 August 2012

(Video) Don Kemper discusses Supply Chain Management Auditing: What is an AVL?

Don Kemper, Intertek Supply Chain Management Auditing Quality & Division Manager, discusses what clients should consider before using various suppliers. More…

Renewable Fuel for Your Aircraft: Bioaviation Fuel Quality Continues to Improve
31 July 2012

Renewable Fuel for Your Aircraft: Bioaviation Fuel Quality Continues to Improve

The aviation industry is at the center of the adaptation of biofuels. Why? Fuel quality is vital to the safety of any aircraft in flight. More…