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Process Industries event

Our team will be attending the North East Process Industries Cluster (NEPIC) Meet the Members 2018 event (https://www.nepic.co.uk/event/mtm/). Norton Straw is very active working with clients in many ways. Our engineering, simulation and consultancy services are helping our clients to develop new process technologies, design equipment and operate safe, reliable and efficient process faciltiies.  Come along to meet one of our team and learn about our work in: Process system integrity Fitness...

Last week Norton Straw Consultants' team went back to The Ecclesbourne School to help launch the rockets that the Year 8 pupils had carefully and lovingly crafted from recycled plastic bottles, card and sticky tape (in some cases lots of it!).  The aim of the project? To helped engage more young people in engineering and technology. Whether we succeeded in our aim is a question best answered when the pupils choose their careers in the future, but we definitely all had great fun!  The winning team...

Dr Simon Lewis joins as part of our continued growth

Following the establishment of our new office in Bristol, Norton Straw Consultants is delighted to announce Dr Simon Lewis has joined the team to take responsibility for managing our Bristol operations. Simon adds substantially to our management team and strengthens our advanced structural engineering, thermal engineering and fluid mechanics capabilities. Simon joins us from Frazer-Nash Consultancy, where he was a leading practitioner in their integrity assurance business.  He is a Chartered Engineer and Member of the Institution...

Webinar on Systems Engineering in the Oil & Gas Industry

Projects Director Simon Rees and Senior Engineer James Weldon are giving a webinar for the IMechE on Systems Engineering in the Oil & Gas Industry.   Systems Engineering is a project execution and management approach that has been hugely successful in many industries, but has seldom, if even, been applied to the oil industry.  This is strange, as the complex combinations of individual systems, human factors, maintenance challenges and unique scenarios is perfect for the systems approach - which is why Norton Straw...

Systems Engineering In Oil & Gas - Survey

Norton Straw is leading a study commissioned by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers into the application of Systems Engineering principles in the oil and gas industry.  The aim is to understand current attidues and propose a systems engineering approach suitable for the industy to adopt. As part of this study, we're asking anyone active in the oil and gas world to complete a short, high-level survey on how they see systems engineering at the moment.  If you'd like to participate, please click here.