30 years of industry

Published 02 July 2018

Ahead of ICR celebrating the 30th anniversary of its first publication in July, this month’s Technical Forum reflects on what has changed in the industry over the past 30 years. By Dr Michael Clark, UK.

Falling oil prices helped shape the 1988-98 period

For the moderator of the Technical Forum, Dr Michael Clark, an appropriate way to begin such a review of the industry is to remember where he was at the time. In July 1988 Mr Clark was an employee of Blue Circle (UK) on secondment to RAK White Cement (UAE), where it had an operations and maintenance management contract.

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