Oil rigs may end their days as valuable artificial reefs

Materials World magazine
Researchers encourage environmental authorities across the globe to rethink the idea of removing oil rigs, wind turbines, and other installations in the sea when they are worn out.

Trump’s tariffs may hurt US businesses

Materials World magazine
US brewers warn tariffs on aluminium and steel could be costly to business.

An extremely stressed microscope

Materials World magazine
A microscopy technique that can track microstructural changes in real time and when the material is exposed to extreme heat and stress has been developed by North Carolina State University, USA.

EGM approves resolution to amend IOM3 Bye-Laws

An EGM followed the Institute's AGM on Tuesday 10 July to approve Bye-Law changes related to the Institute's governance

31st Offshore Licensing Round opens up high-impact frontier regions

Energy Transition Group
The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has launched the 31 st Offshore Licensing Round, offering blocks in frontier areas of the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS), supported by government-funded data to stimulate interest in these under-explored basins and assist companies in their activities.