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Plastics, Rubber and Composites, Vol. 46, No. 7

The Polymer Society
Plastics, Rubber and Composites , Vol. 46, No. 7, 09 Aug 2017 is now available. Members can read for free.

Tribology - Materials, Surfaces & Interfaces, Vol. 11, No. 2

Surface Engineering Division
Tribology - Materials, Surfaces & Interfaces , Vol. 11, No. 2, 03 Apr 2017" is now available online. Members can read for free.

Materials Research Innovations, Vol. 21, No. 5

Materials Science & Technology Division
Materials Research Innovations , Vol. 21, No. 5, 29 Jul 2017 is now available. Members can read for free.

London sparks debate over £83bn North Sea oil and gas clean-up

Over the next decade it is estimated that 100 fixed structures, 7,500km of subsea pipeline and approximately 1,800 wells will be retired as part of a decommissioning programme in the North Sea. Oil and Gas UK suggest that the cost of this infrastructure clean-up could hit £83 billion.

The OGA launches 30th Offshore Licensing Round focusing on mature areas of the UKCS

Energy Transition Group
The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has launched the 30th Offshore Licensing Round with 813 blocks or part blocks on offer in mature areas of the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) totalling an area of 114,426 km2 (28,275,280 acres).