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The 10 most-read EngineeringPro stories of 2017

27/12/2017
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Over the past 12 months the team here at EngineeringPro has been working long and hard to bring you the most-interesting (and occasionally unusual or funny) stories from the world of engineering.

With the end of 2017 rapidly approaching, we thought we’d take a look through our records and find out which were the top 10 most-read stories over the past 12 months.

So, without further ado, here are the top 10 most-read EngineeringPro stories of 2017:
The top 5 aerospace trends to watch.
10. The top 5 aerospace trends to watch

The aerospace industry has been experiencing some exciting developments throughout 2017 and has been an increasingly attractive career destination for engineers from other industries (especially Automotive and Oil & Gas). Of course, if you’re looking to enter a new industry you need to be up-to-speed with the latest trends- so read this blog!
The 9 Oil & Gas Apps you need to download.
9. The 9 Oil & Gas Apps you need to download

No smartphone or tablet is complete without a range of entertaining or useful apps. If you’re an Oil & Gas professional what are the best industry-specific apps to download? EngineeringPro decided to take a look…
The past, present and future of the North Sea Oil & Gas industry.
8. The past, present and future of the North Sea Oil & Gas industry

Speculation abounds about the North Sea Oil & Gas industry. Majors are selling their assets on the Continental Shelf, which are in turn being snapped up by ambitious independent operators. But what does this mean for the future of the region? Particularly in context with the history and present of the region? In this article, EngineeringPro took a deep dive into the issue.
The 10 deepest underground mines in the world.
7. The 10 deepest underground mines in the world

Our infographics have proven popular this year, and this look into the deepest underground mines in the world is no exception. Dig in!
Massive heavy-lift crane unveiled to support TCO project.
6. Massive heavy-lift crane unveiled to support TCO project

Kazakhstan’s TCO project is undertaking a massive effort to construct an oil refinery and associated assets. This story about the use of an enormous new heavy-lift crane to support the project was one of our most read news stories of the year.
Engineering Feat of the Month: Berkut Oil Platform.
5. Engineering Feat of the Month: Berkut Oil Rig

The Berkut Oil Platform is one of the biggest in the world. Located in the Sea of Okhotsk on the Russian Pacific Coast, Berkut is expected to extract as much as 4.5 million tons of oil per year. EngineeringPro took a closer look at the details of this impressive piece of engineering.
The top trends transforming the telecoms industry.
4. The top trends transforming the telecoms industry

The telecoms industry is changing. Radically. 2017 saw a huge number of developments including the growth of the Internet of Things, 5G looming closer, a precipitous decline in call duration and much more. To find out more about these trends, check out this story.
The 5 most important mega construction projects in the world.
3. The 5 most important mega construction projects in the world

Across the world construction projects of a gargantuan scale have been rising throughout 2017. EngineeringPro chronicled the most important of these projects in this article.
Droning on: the rise of drones in the Oil & Gas industry.
2. Droning on: the rise of drones in the Oil & Gas industry

Everywhere you looked this year drones seemed to be finding an application in multiple industries. And the Oil & Gas industry was no exception. This interview with the CEO of Sky Futures- a leading supplier of drone solutions to the Oil & gas industry- proved to be exceptionally popular. Check the article out for yourself and let us know what you think!
Major Oil & Gas projects to watch in 2017.
1. Major Oil & Gas projects to watch in 2017

By far and away the most popular story in EngineeringPro this year was a look at the most important projects within the Oil & Gas industry. As the oil price continues to recover through 2018 expect to see the announcement and confirmation of even more major-scale projects.

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