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Landmark acquires Neftex Petroleum Consultants Limited

Landmark Software and Services, a Halliburton (NYSE: HAL) business line, has acquired Neftex Petroleum Consultants Limited, a UK-based company specializing in sequence stratigraphy-based products and consulting for subsurface risk reduction. The Neftex Earth Model integrates millions of data points to deliver an unrivaled global overview of the geological history and resource development of the earth.

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Radical Change required in Order to meet London’s Infrastructure Needs

A new report from the Greater London Authority (GLA) has today revealed the capital’s strategic infrastructure investment requirements to 2050.  

Working with expert help from Arup, the new report titled ‘London Infrastructure Plan 2050 – A Consultation’, examines seven sectors - from transport, waste and energy to open spaces and broadband - and spells out the infrastructure needs of London over the next thirty-five years to cope with a growing population.

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Women Engineers needed to avoid Skills Shortage

Crossrail: Female Engineers on Europes largest engineering project

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Europe’s largest infrastructure project, Crossrail, says that the UK needs to quickly address the gender gap in engineering if it hopes to meet the demand for skills to deliver future infrastructure projects. Just 8.5 per cent of engineers in the UK are women, the lowest representation of any European country. The UK is facing an unprecedented demand for engineering skills and needs to double the number of engineering graduates to 87,000 per year to meet the estimated 1 million job openings by 2020.

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Crossrail Workers recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours

Two Crossrail employees have been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list for 2014. One has been recognised for her work in skills training and the development of young people while the other has been honoured for his work towards road safety. Valerie has been awarded a CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) while Michael has been awarded an MBE (Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire).

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London’s River treated like a Loo

A stomach-churning 55 million tonnes of raw sewage was released into the tidal River Thames in London last year. The “disgusting” amount discharged from the capital's outdated Victorian sewerage system is the equivalent volume of 80 billion toilets flushing directly into the iconic river. The sewers overflowed into the river on 60 occasions, more than once a week on average, and has reinforced the pressing need for the Thames Tideway Tunnel.

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