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Number of the week

Every week, we post a ‘Number of the week’ to highlight the important role oil and gas plays in society. Each number is accompanied by a short explanation.


4 ways to a cleaner engine

… ways to make the engine of tomorrow better and more environmentally friendly: Gasoline Compression Ignition Octane-on-Demand Opposed-Piston Engine Mobile Carbon Capture Source: Saudi Aramco

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+ 3% / + 5%

…the 2017 increase in demand for oil and gas respectively in Germany, the world’s fourth largest economy. Source: AG Energiebilanzen E.V.

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452,000 US jobs from LNG Number of the Week image

…the number of additional jobs that could be gained in the US by exporting more liquified natural gas. Source: ICF International

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Xmas tree Number of the Week image

…It’s Christmas every day of the year in the oil and gas industry.  The assembly of valves and fittings used in oil wells is known as a Christmas tree because of its shape. Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christmas_tree_(oil_well)

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9 endorsements for IOGP's safe fabrication sites recommended practices Number of the Week image

9 endorsements for IOGP’s safe fabrication sites recommended practices. Download the publication from the IOGP bookstore.  

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1000 barrels Number of the Week image

…The number of extra barrels of oil produced per each 8-hour shift every day for the past 1,000 days to meet rising global demand. According to the International Energy Agency, demand for oil will probably continue to rise between now and 2040. Source: IEA Word Energy Outlook 2017 and IOGP …

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The number of guiding principles to reduce methane emissions within the natural gas industry – as established by a coalition of eight international gas producers – all of which are IOGP members. Source: The Climate and Clean Air Coalition

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70% of EU journeys are made by car. Low emission mobility solutions need to stay affordable & convenient. Source: European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA)

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Oil and Gas will supply 44% of global primary energy in 2050. Source: DNV GL energy outlook    

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