recent news & events


Proud to announce: our new office!

We are very excited to announce that our European team has moved to a new location in Wapenveld – The Netherlands. The past years we were building a new office which is just 5 miles from our old location in Hattem. It is located on the edge of a forest and the view is directly […]


January 9th, 2018. Houston, Texas. After prolonged, thoughtful negotiation, a shared vision came to fruition as Siemens and HINT signed an agreement designed to leverage the best of both companies’ know-how, with regards to software products and consultancy, serving both oil and gas and petrochemical clients.  The main goal of the Oil and Gas Cooperation […]

Hint and eDataViz Positioned to Offer a New level of Complementary Technical Resources

January 22, 2017. Houston, Texas. Two heads are always better than one. And the newly signed alliance between Hint Global Investments (HGI) Inc. and eDataViz LLC is a case in point. These two stellar tech companies have entered into a working agreement that could very well end up as a full-fledged joint venture and / […]

Vacancy: Software Developer/Engineer – Vacancy has been filled

About Hint Hint was founded in 1992 as a consulting company in Hattem (near Zwolle) in The Netherlands. In 1998 Hint started Analyzer, Metering and Loading Management systems integration activities in the Oil & Gas, Petro (chemical) and Process Industries. Clients include both National and International Companies. Our prime focus is Europe, Middle East and […]

Oil and Gas reinvented?

Industry needs collaborative innovation to face future economic energy challenges. The low oil prices have certainly had an impact on the attitudes of those in the oil and gas industry. The fact is that the movement toward new ways to do the same work – for less – has made the need for new technology […]

Vacancy: Software Developer/Engineer

Profile You will be involved in many aspects of multi-disciplinary projects from the stage of business development, order award until the start-up and commissioning and maintenance & support in a wide variety of metering and automation applications. You are familiar with principals of designing, implementing, testing, maintaining of software, algorithms and design patterns, Fault diagnosis […]

Vacancy: Metering Automation Engineer

About us Hint was founded in 1992 as a consulting company in Hattem (near Zwolle) in The Netherlands. In 1998 Hint started system integration activities in the Oil & Gas, Petro (chemical) and Process Industries. Client include both National and International Companies. Our prime focus is Europe, Middle East and Americas. Due to our increased […]

ISA Analysis Division Symposium 2016: trends in analysis and flow

Article ISA Symposium, Hans and Humberto Recently, in Galveston, Texas the ISA Analysis Division Symposium was organized as part of the International Society of Automation. Specialists gather annually at the symposium to discuss innovative developments in the world of industrial analysis. Plant IT en engineering specialist, Hint sent Hans van Maanen, consultant, and Humberto Ribera, […]

Tax on CO2 can unleash energy revolution

Wouter Last: “COP21 climate agreement misses opportunity by ignoring carbon tax” Hattem/Houston, 17th of February 2016 – A CO2 tax for companies should be the foundation of the imperative renewable energy revolution. The fact that the recently completed COP21 climate agreement does not mention this political measure with respect to reducing global emissions, is a […]

7 interesting themes in flow measurement

I make an annual visit to several conferences and events focused on innovation in the world of oil and gas to keep my knowledge up-to-date and to meet with influential people in the industry. As always, last year, I’ve been able to learn a lot. In this case, specifically about the developments in flow measurement. […]

Your plant measures dollars

Investing now in metering delivers profits in the long term To measure is to know. It’s a time-honored motto, but no less true today. However, less attention is being paid to good measuring processes, it seems, in the oil and gas industry. Everyone knows that accuracy is all-important while collecting data, but they sometimes cut […]

Innovative companies can make sustainability profitable

Bill Gates has recently announced a huge renewable energy fund called the Breakthrough Energy Coalition. Both private investors, like Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook) and Richard Branson (Virgin), as well as the US and Indian governments, among others, are rallying behind the initiative. The premise of the fund, according to Gates, is to accelerate the development of […]

Blog Hint – Generation Z

Blog Hint Generation Z Make way for ‘generation Z’ When it comes to values, the coming generation of employees has made transparency, equality and sustainability paramount. In some respects, for the energy industry in particular, this is difficult since the role fossil fuels will play in the future is still unknown. How can we inspire […]

Hint on a Trade Mission to Kazakhstan April 14 – 16, 2015 Atyrau, Kazakhstan

Hint is participating on a trade mission to Kazakhstan from the 14th of April till the 16th of April 2015 in Atyrau. During this mission, which is organized by IRO, Hint will visit several Oil and Gas companies. The main purpose of this visit is to learn more about the exciting opportunities and developments arising […]

Announcement of Business Name Change

We are proud to announce that we have recently changed the name of our business from (Hint Services BV) to (Hint Europe BV). This name change will take into effect from the 1st of January 2015 and onwards. The name change is due to the significant expansion of our business activities in Europe and Arica. […]

Hint’s new office in Wapenveld, The Netherlands

Hint is shortly moving to its new HQ (office) located in Wapenveld, the Netherlands. But it is more than a building. Because of the rapid business expansion globally, it was inevitable for Hint to build a fully-equipped, innovative and sustainable building in order to meet the increasing needs and demands of its customers and professionals […]

Responsive Web Design: Hint challenges students of Windesheim with new web technology

This semester Hint coaches three students from Windesheim University in Zwolle. During a 10-week internship, the students will develop an online download center, a place where our customers and partners can easily find and download our brochures. New Technologies The focus of this assignment is to get a feeling for new technologies and investigate so-called […]

Emal, our new graduate trainee of Hint

Let’s introduce a new graduate trainee of Hint! For the next 5 months Emal will be working on a sales graduation assignment for Hint. “My name is Emal Hashmi and I am an enthusiast and motivated student. I have studied International Business, Management and Communication at Saxion University. I have some sales experience, sufficient cultural […]