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Dr Matt Straw  to present opening address at Offshore Engineering conference

Norton Straw Consultants, the engineering and management consultancy experts to the global oil and gas industry, are pleased to announce that Managing Director Dr Matt Straw has been invited to present the opening address to the NAFEMS Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) stream at the Institution of Mechanical Engineers' Offshore Engineering 2015 conference in Aberdeen in November (information of the conference is here http://events.imeche.org/ViewEvent?code=C6251). Matt has been an active practitioner of CFD for over...

Norton Straw appoints Dr Simon Rees as Projects Director

10 September 2015 PRESS RELEASE Norton Straw announces appointment of Dr Simon Rees Norton Straw Consultants, the engineering and management consultancy experts to the global oil and gas industry, have announced the first stage of a planned business development process with the addition of Dr Simon Rees to the board.  Dr Rees joins as Projects Director and brings a wealth of oil and gas industry experience gained over the last 20 years in consultancy.  Dr Rees started his engineering...

Norton Straw supports new business launch

In January 2015 GE and McDermott launched io oil & gas consulting, a new independent venture aiming to transform the development of field development solutions for the offshore oil and gas industry. Norton Straw Consultants was engaged by McDermott during the business planning stages prior to the launch of this new and exciting venture.  Norton Straw Consultants' Dr Matt Straw worked alongside Dan Jackson (io's CEO) and Mark Dixon (io's CTO) in developing the operating model...

Webinar - Engineering simulation for oil and gas

Norton Straw Consultants will be presenting a webinar on "Engineering simulation in the oil and gas industry" on 11 March 2015. The event is being organised by NAFEMS and registration is free here http://www.nafems.org/events/nafems/2015/oil-gas-webinar/ NAFEMS is the International Association of the Engineering Modelling, Analysis and Simulation Community. This webinar aims to provide an overview of how engineering simulation and analysis can be successfully applied to the oil and gas industry across a range of applications...

Subsea & flow assurance webinar

Dr Matt Straw presented an overview of Norton Straw Consultants' experience in the field of subsea engineering and flow assurance relating to their use of CD-adapco's STAR-CCM+ simulation software. The presentation combines a general overview with project experience and can be viewed on the CD-adapco website here (http://www.cd-adapco.com/webinar/cfd-simulation-flow-assurance-subsea-engineering). The presentation starts after 10 minutes 30 seconds.