North Sea supply challenge
Published: Tuesday, 28 February 2012
Supplying the oilfield market is not for the faint-hearted, with the need to have 24/7 ability to cope with sudden changes in delivery schedules or requirements.
For many, the North Sea represents
a rather grey, cold, and turbulent expanse of water separating
the UK from north-east Europe.
However, for suppliers of
bentonite, barytes, and certain other minerals, the North Sea
represents a primary market centre - drilling materials
for oil and gas exploration.
As of early...