Fifth Anniversary Of Commercial Oil Production Start On Vankor Field

SOURCE: Rosneft | 22 August 2014

The commercial production of Vankor oil, gas and condensate field started on September 21, 2009. In the period of five years more than 85 mln tons of oil and condensate were produced here. At the moment daily production exceeds 60 thousand tons of oil.

Kvaerner To Conduct Concept Study For Statoil's Subsea On Slim Legs Concept

SOURCE: Kvaerner | 22 August 2014

Statoil has awarded Kvaerner a concept study related to a standardised, unmanned dry tree wellhead platform for the Oseberg Future Development project. The concept is focused on minimisation of facilities, equipment and costs down to water depths of 150 meters and may be a cost effective solution compared to a conventional subsea tie-back solution.

Petrobras Proves Potential Of The Moita Bonita Area In The Sergipe-Alagoas Basin

SOURCE: Petrobras News Agency | 22 August 2014

The third well drilled by Petrobras in the Moita Bonita area, in the BM-SEAL-10 concession block of the Sergipe-Alagoas Basin, has proved the extension of the gas and light oil discovery made in that area, as released to the market on August 24, 2012.

Significant Gas-Condensate Discovery At Lasseter In The Browse Basin

SOURCE: Santos | 22 August 2014

Santos today announced a significant gas-condensate discovery at the Lasseter-1 exploration well in WA-274-P, located in the Browse Basin offshore Western Australia.

KBR Awarded EPC Contract For New High-density Polyethylene Facility In La Porte, Texas

SOURCE: KBR | 21 August 2014

KBR, Inc. (NYSE: KBR) announced it has been awarded a contract from Gemini HDPE LLC, a manufacturing joint venture between INEOS Olefins & Polymers USA (INEOS) and Sasol, to provide engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) services for a new high-density polyethylene (HDPE) facility to be located at INEOS’s Battleground Manufacturing Complex in La Porte, Texas.

CB&I Announces Technology Award In Poland

SOURCE: CB&I | 21 August 2014

CB&I (NYSE:CBI) announced today it has been awarded a contract by Polski Koncern Naftowy Orlen S.A. (PKN) for the license and engineering design of a new on-purpose propylene production unit to be located in Plock, Poland.

Eni Starts Production At DEKA Project In Egypt

SOURCE: Eni | 21 August 2014

Eni, through its affiliate Ieoc Production BV and in joint venture with BP Egypt, started production from the DEKA project (Denis-Karawan) through the new subsea well Denise South 6 at a gas rate of 1.8 million cubic meters per day and associated condensates of about 800 barrels per day.

Skanska Constructs Residential Houses In Stockholm, Sweden, For SEK 390 M

SOURCE: Skanska | 21 August 2014

Skanska has signed a contract with AB Stockholmshem to construct five houses in Stockholm, Sweden. The contract is worth about SEK 390 M, which will be included in order bookings for Skanska Sweden for the third quarter of 2014.

Costain Secures Oil And Gas Contract Extensions

SOURCE: Costain | 20 August 2014

Costain, the engineering solutions provider, continues to develop its activities in the oil & gas sector with the winning of two new contract extensions.

Two MacGregor Subsea Cranes Ordered For Chinese PSVs

SOURCE: MacGregor | 20 August 2014

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has secured a new contract from Chinese shipbuilder, Fujian Mawei Shipbuilding Ltd, for two 100-tonne active heave-compensated subsea MacGregor cranes. The cranes will be fitted to two 86-metre multi-purpose platform supply vessels (PSVs) under construction at the yard. Delivery of the cranes is scheduled for the end of September and October 2015.

Foster Wheeler Awarded Contract For Heat Recovery Steam Generator In Mexico

SOURCE: Foster Wheeler | 20 August 2014

Foster Wheeler AG (Nasdaq:FWLT) announced today that a subsidiary of its Global Power Group has been awarded a contract by Iberdrola, for the design and supply of a heat recovery steam generator (HRSG). The unit will be installed at a cogeneration plant that Iberdrola is building at the Kimberly Clark de Mexico Ramos Arizpe Facility in Coahuila, Mexico.

ThyssenKrupp Elevator Rides The Wave Of The Asian Metro And Rail Boom

SOURCE: ThyssenKrupp | 20 August 2014

To date, ThyssenKrupp Elevator has sold more than 7,000 units of passenger transportation equipment, and services over 2,600 units related to metro and rail infrastructure projects across the Asia Pacific region. The company is poised for continued growth in tandem with the area's boom in building metro and railway lines.

ABB Launches New Generation Fiber Optic Current Sensor For High Voltage Applications

SOURCE: ABB | 20 August 2014

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, today announced the launch of its latest generation Fiber Optic Current Sensor (FOCS-FS) to complement its portfolio of optical sensors. The FOCS-FS gets its name from its innovative ‘free standing’ design.

Gudrun Officially Opened

SOURCE: Statoil | 19 August 2014

Norwegian prime minister Erna Solberg officially opened the Gudrun platform in the North Sea today, 19 August. This is the first new Statoil-operated platform on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS) since Kristin in 2005.

Jacobs Receives Contract From Hong Kong SAR Government

SOURCE: Jacobs | 19 August 2014

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) announced today that it has been awarded a contract from the Civil Engineering and Development Department of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region to provide managing and operating services for the Public Works Regional Laboratory (PWRL) in Tai Po, Hong Kong. This contract replaces Jacobs’ previous contract that was awarded in 2011.

Jacobs Designs And Builds Iron Sulfate Plant For Huntsman Pigments In Italy

SOURCE: Jacobs | 19 August 2014

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) recently completed Huntsman Pigments’ new €38 million iron sulfate plant at its titanium dioxide (TiO2) pigment manufacturing facility in Scarlino, Italy. Huntsman celebrated the completion on July 1, 2014.

ABB Achieves Breakthrough In Switchgear Technology With Eco-Efficient Insulation Gas

SOURCE: ABB | 19 August 2014

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has achieved a significant breakthrough in switchgear technology with the development of a solution that deploys a new insulation gas mixture as a substitute for sulfur hexafluoride (SF6).

Gold Fields Sells Its 51% Stake In Peru's Chucapaca Project To Buenaventura

SOURCE: Gold Fields | 19 August 2014

Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE, NASDAQ Dubai: GFI) has agreed to sell its 51% stake in Canteras del Hallazgo S.A.C (CDH), the company that manages the Chucapaca project in southern Peru, to its joint venture partner in the project, Compañía de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. (Buenaventura).

MHI, Mitsubishi Corporation and GAP Insaat to Build Large-Scale Fertilizer Plant For Turkmenhimiya, A State-Owned Chemical Company In Turkmenistan

SOURCE: MHI | 19 August 2014

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), working jointly with GAP Insaat Yatirim ve Dis Tiscaret A.S., a Turkish construction company and Mitsubishi Corporation, will build a large scale ammonia and urea fertilizer production plants for Turkmenhimiya (TH), a state-owned chemical company in Turkmenistan.

FPSO Cidade de Mangaratiba Leaves The Yard For Pre-Salt Operations

SOURCE: Petrobras News Agency | 18 August 2014

This Saturday (August 16th), the Schahin – Modec consortium, hired by Petrobras to build and operate the FPSO Cidade de Mangaratiba, initiated the process of moving the vessel out of the BrasFels shipyard, in Angra dos Reis.

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