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Building Natural Gas Distribution Network in Romania: Challenges and Perspectives

June 5, 2023

by Eugen Calin Popa, Design Department Coordinator, METAN GRUP Co-author: Ioan Gheorghe Popa, General Director, METAN GRUP Romania is in the process of modernizing its gas distribution infrastructure by adopting new types of smart gas networks. This technological evolution, especially through the POIM 8.2 program promoted in 2020 (estimated budget…

Seven Essential Standards Every Company Should Implement

May 4, 2023

In today’s competitive and rapidly changing business environment, companies must stay ahead of the curve to ensure their long-term success. A powerful way to achieve this is by adopting international standards that drive excellence, streamline operations, and enhance credibility. This comprehensive guide explores seven essential standards that every organization should…

Relevant Milestones of the Romanian Standardization

March 3, 2023

Standardization first started in the electrotechnical domain, and, in our country, more organizations having standardization as a purpose have been organized chronologically, since 1927: The Commission for the Romanian Industry Norms, The Office for Rationalization and Normalization, the General Association of Engineers in Romania (AGIR). In 1948 the Romanian Centre for…

A Plea for Standards

February 1, 2023

Standards affect every area of our lives. The food we eat, cars we drive, clothes we wear, toys children play with, and technology we use all conform to particular standards, often agreed internationally.

Game On for Neptun Deep

January 3, 2023

In 2008, OMV Petrom entered a joint venture with ExxonMobil for the exploration of the Neptun Block in the deep-water sector of the Black Sea. The block covers an area of approximately 7,500 square kilometres in water depths ranging from 100-1,700 meters. According to OMV Petrom, over 1.5 billion USD…

Petroleum Club of Romania Wake-up Call on Public Procurement

December 10, 2022

We are going through complicated times, probably unique in the last 30 years and since the apparition of the current public procurement concept in Romania. According to Petroleum Club of Romania (PCoR), consultation with potential tenderers, provided by the law (Law No. 208/11.07.2022, updating Law No. 98/2016), is missing. “Before…