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Across the globe, Rawwater's activities in reservoir souring & simulation services, well technology and metal seals & encapsulation are making a real impact. To keep up to speed with our innovations and achievements, please bookmark our news page and visit it regularly.

Even earlier oilfield reservoir souring forecasting by Rawwater provides operators with greater insight

06 April 2021

A recent enhancement to the industry-leading DynamicTVS© predictive software modelling program, means operators will now be able to gain a good indication as to whether or not their reservoirs are likely souring candidates.

The Power Of Three: Anglo-Norwegian Consortium Brings Complete Controllability To Use Of Bismuth As Plugging & Abandonment Medium

05 March 2021

A collaboration between UK-based Rawwater Engineering Company Limited, Aarbakke Innovation AS and K2 Oilfield Services AS to establish Anglo-Norwegian consortium, Wellstrøm AS, has resulted in the creation of superior, highly controllable bismuth alloy-based plugging & abandonment techniques for the global oil and gas industries.

Dr Joseph Oluleke is awarded Chartered Scientist (CSci) status

26 February 2021

Congratulations to our colleague, friend and project consultant, Dr Joseph Oluleke, on achieving the status of Chartered Scientist (CSci).

500 years and counting:
Rawwater accrues 500 years’ worth of oilfield reservoir souring data

08 January 2021

Rawwater have amassed the equivalent of 500 years’ worth of oilfield souring data

Understanding microbial community dynamics in up-flow bioreactors to improve mitigation strategies for oil souring

15 December 2020

We are proud to have played a key role in a major, peer-reviewed study involving the use of pressurised up-flow bioreactors at our reservoir souring research facility.

Former National Nuclear Laboratory Account Director heads up new technology company at Rawwater

03 December 2020

Kat Lennox, previously employed as account director with the UK’s National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL), has joined Rawwater Applied Technology Ltd as managing director.

Recognising achievement, rewarding talent - meet our two new Project Officers

22 October 2020

Muna Mohamud and Kerry Lillis have both been promoted to the role of Acting Project Officer at Rawwater.

Looking forward to the 2020 Reservoir Microbiology Forum

22 October 2020

We are attending the Energy Institute 2020 Reservoir Microbiology Forum on the 11th and 12th November

Professor David Auckland

27 August 2020

Rawwater is deeply saddened to announce the death of Professor David Auckland, the Chair of Rawwater from 2009 - 2020.

From studying glow-worms to investigating microbial life

28 July 2020

We welcome biologist Ella Mingay to the Rawwater team.

Investigating the impact of extended shut-in periods on oilfield reservoir souring

16 July 2020

Conducted in association with Yara ASA, Rawwater has completed a major study into the effect of operational shut-downs on sour gas production enabling oil companies to more accurately forecast the level of microbiological souring in their reservoirs.

Celebrating 20 years of insight and innovation

04 June 2020

On 5th June 2020, Rawwater celebrated its twentieth birthday.

URGENT – Help Us To Protect Health Care Staff From COVID-19

02 April 2020

'Click-fit' visor for frontline healthcare staff is currently on wearability and functionality trials

Rawwater: Ideas That Could Change the World

11 March 2020

Managing Director, Prof. Bob Eden PhD, was to be one of the storytellers at the National Physical Laboratory’s Innovation Showcase event which has now been postponed.

Game Changer!
Presenting our ideas at Nuclear Frontiers.

27 February 2020

3 March 2020 – University of Birmingham. We are presenting our latest developments in our pioneering Molten Metal Manipulation (M3) programme at Nuclear Frontiers

Meet Rawwater At The NACE Corrosion Conference & Expo
15th – 19th March 2020, Houston, Texas

17 February 2020

We’re bringing our considerable knowledge of oilfield reservoir souring and treatment strategies to the NACE Corrosion Conference & Expo.

Sealing With Integrity:
Rawwater To Present At The OGTC Alternative P&A Barrier Collaboration Group Meeting – 11th February 2020, Aberdeen, Scotland

02 February 2020

Professor Bob Eden PhD, will bust the myths surrounding the use and capabilities of expanding alloy seals for P&A applications.

The $100 Million Question:
Will I Need A Sulphate Removal Plant For Oilfield Souring Control?

02 December 2019

Rawwater, the UK-based specialist in oilfield souring control, is providing oil majors globally with greater levels of insight than have previously been available into whether or not their oilfields will sour.

Discover the industry benchmark for forecasting oilfield reservoir souring

18 November 2019

Meet Rawwater at the Reservoir Microbiology Forum

Introducing Reservoir Souring and Management to ICorr Aberdeen

11 November 2019

Senior project officer Matt Streets, introduced ICorr delegates to the causes of oilfield reservoir souring

Rawwater Engineering Company Moves into Japanese Nuclear Sector

24 September 2019

Rawwater has today announced a contract that will take the company into the Japanese nuclear sector

Rawwater to present DynamicTVS© at ICorr Technical

28 August 2019

Matt Streets, one of our Senior Project Officers, will be presenting at the ICorr (Institute of Corrosion) Aberdeen Technical Event on Tuesday, 29th October 2019.

Appointed Honorary Professor in Earth and Environmental Sciences

12 August 2019

The University of Manchester has appointed Dr Robert Eden, Rawwater's Managing Director, as an Honorary Professor in the Faculty of Science and Engineering, within the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences.

Astrimar and Rawwater Sign Collaboration Agreement

04 July 2019

Independent specialist engineering consultancy Astrimar has signed a collaboration agreement with Rawwater Engineering Company Limited.

A World-First For Rawwater:
The 3,000-Year-Life Underwater Cast Metal Seal

06 June 2019

We are looking forward to showcasing our development of novel alloys for oil well plugging and abandonment at the 9th SPE Well Abandonment Symposium – 26th and 27th June 2019, Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre.

Rawwater's MD visits Buckingham Palace!

21 May 2019

Rawwater's MD visits Buckingham Palace!

Investigating The Impact Of Extended Shut-In Periods On Microbiological Activity During Secondary Oil Recovery

13 May 2019

The accurate forecasting of an oilfield’s propensity to sour due to microbiological activity is essential for cost-effective treatment - this is something that Rawwater excels at.

Better understanding the hydraulically fractured shale ecosystem

24 October 2018

Academic collabrator, Dr Sophie Nixon, presented research on microbial biofouling during shale gas extraction at the 2018 Reservoir Microbiology Forum

Rawwater accrues the most extensive oilfield souring dataset

15 October 2018

On 9th October 2018, our pressurised bioreactor laboratories accrued the equivalent of 400 years' worth of oilfield souring data.

Dynamic TVS souring model saves over $100 million

01 September 2018

Rawwater has used its reservoir souring forecasting model to provide a leading operator with savings estimated to exceed $100 million.

Rawwater opens office in Houston, Texas

01 August 2018

Rawwater, the UK-based specialists in contract research and consultancy services for facilities design, oilfield souring and well abandonment, have opened an office in Houston, Texas, USA.