BG Group Assumes Operational Control Of QCLNG And Meets Pre-Conditions For Pipeline Sale

SOURCE: BG Group | 21 May 2015

BG Group today announces that operational control of Train 1 at its Queensland Curtis LNG plant has been formally transferred to QGC, BG Group's Australian subsidiary, from Bechtel Australia, which constructed the facility.

ExxonMobil Announces Significant Oil Discovery Offshore Guyana

SOURCE: ExxonMobil | 21 May 2015

Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) today announced a significant oil discovery on the Stabroek Block, located approximately 120 miles offshore Guyana.

UN Sustainable Energy For All announces Global Bioenergy Initiative

SOURCE: Novozymes | 20 May 2015

As part of the 2nd Annual Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) Forum taking place at United Nations Headquarters this week, a new multi-stakeholder coalition, co-chaired by the UN Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) and the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB), announced its intention to speed up the development and deployment of sustainable bioenergy

New Technologies Further Consolidate Pipeline Reliability At Messoyakhskoye Fields

SOURCE: Gazprom Neft | 20 May 2015

Construction of a pipeline connecting the Messoyakhskoye group of oil fields to the northernmost point of the Zapolyarye-Purpe oil transportation system is seeing full use of cutting-edge technologies — specifically the use of semi-automatic and automatic welding — in the laying of pressure pipelines.

Atkins Awarded Leading Cyber Security Certification

SOURCE: Atkins | 20 May 2015

Atkins has been awarded a CREST-verified certification for information security under a scheme called Cyber Essentials Plus which was developed by government and industry and launched last year. As a design, engineering and project management consultancy, Atkins is leading the sector in this accreditation.

Wintershall Ceases Activities In Qatar

SOURCE: Wintershall | 20 May 2015

Wintershall is ceasing its activities in Qatar and is returning Block 4 North near the North Field off the Qatari coast on 25 May 2015. Wintershall’s office in Doha will be closed. In 2013, Wintershall made the “Al Radeef” gas discovery off the cost of Qatar.

Termokarstovoye Gas Field Brought On Stream In Northern Siberia

SOURCE: Total | 20 May 2015

Total announces the start-up of gas and condensate production from the onshore Termokarstovoye field, located in the Yamalo Nenets Autonomous District of the Russian Federation.

Jacobs Awarded Additional Contract From Bristol-Myers Squibb

SOURCE: Jacobs | 19 May 2015

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) announced today that it received a contract from Bristol-Myers Squibb Company to provide construction management services for a new large-scale biologics manufacturing facility in Cruiserath, County Dublin, Ireland.

VolkerBrooks Completes Steel Fabrication Work For UK’s Largest Container Port

SOURCE: VolkerWessels | 19 May 2015

VolkerBrooks has successfully fabricated and delivered 190 tonnes of twin Rectangular Hollow Section (RHS) wailings, to assist with the extension of berth 9 at the Port of Felixstowe.

Pöyry Awarded Engineering Assignment For Kotkamills Folding Boxboard Machine Project In Kotka, Finland

SOURCE: Poyry | 19 May 2015

Kotkamills has awarded Pöyry with the assignment for engineering consultancy, laser scanning, 3D modelling, detail engineering and site services for the folding boxboard machine project at their Kotka Mill in Finland.

Oyu Tolgoi Shareholders Sign Agreement To Progress The Development Of Underground Mine

SOURCE: Rio Tinto | 19 May 2015

The development of the underground mine at Oyu Tolgoi in Mongolia has taken a significant step forward today with the signing of the Oyu Tolgoi Underground Mine Development and Financing Plan (the Plan) by the Government of Mongolia, Turquoise Hill Resources and Rio Tinto. The Plan addresses the key outstanding shareholder issues and sets out an agreed basis for the funding of the project.

AVEVA Signs New Multiyear Agreement With Aker Solutions For AVEVA Everything3D

SOURCE: AVEVA | 19 May 2015

AVEVA today announced that it has entered a multiyear agreement with Aker Solutions for AVEVA Everything3D (AVEVA E3D). The Norwegian oil service company has selected AVEVA E3D to be its strategic 3D tool on plant design, modification and maintenance projects. This agreement is a continuation of a long standing successful working relationship that spans more than 20 years.

Anadarko Selects Contractor For Initial Onshore Mozambique LNG Development

SOURCE: Anadarko | 18 May 2015

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: APC) on behalf of the co-venturers in Mozambique's Offshore Area 1, and after a competitive FEED (front-end engineering and design) process, today announced the selection of a consortium consisting of CB&I, Chiyoda Corporation and Saipem (CCS JV) for the initial development of the onshore LNG park in Mozambique.

Saipem Joint Venture With Chiyoda And CB&I Selected As Contractor For Mozambique LNG Development

SOURCE: Saipem | 18 May 2015

Saipem today announced that its Joint Venture with Chiyoda and CB&I, CCS JV, has been selected as contractor for the initial development of the onshore LNG park in Mozambique by Anadarko Petroleum Corporation on behalf of the co-venturers in Mozambique’s Offshore Area 1.

CH•IV Secures Owner’s Engineer Contract For Magnolia LNG

SOURCE: Clough | 18 May 2015

Engineering and project services contractor Clough Limited (Clough) today announced that CH·IV, Clough’s United States (US) based LNG consulting and advisory subsidiary, has been selected to fulfill the roll of owner’s engineer for the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) phase of the Magnolia LNG Project in Lake Charles, Louisiana, US.

Brazil To Resume Building 4 New Nuclear Plants

SOURCE: U308 | 14 May 2015

In April 2015, Brazil's Mining and Energy Minister announced plans to resume the building of four new nuclear reactors, which had been temporarily shelved following the 2011 Fukushima accident. Two nuclear plants currently provide 3% of Brazil's electricity.

Cheniere Issues Notice To Proceed And Commences Construction On First Two Liquefaction Trains At Corpus Christi Liquefaction Project

SOURCE: Cheniere | 13 May 2015

Cheniere Energy, Inc. ("Cheniere") (NYSE MKT: LNG) announced today that its Board of Directors has made a positive Final Investment Decision ("FID") with respect to its liquefaction project near Corpus Christi, Texas (the "CCL Project") and has issued a notice to proceed ("NTP") to Bechtel Oil, Gas and Chemicals, Inc. ("Bechtel") to construct the first two natural gas liquefaction trains.

Pre-Salt Production Operated By Petrobras Sets New Record And Exceeds 800 Thousand bpd

SOURCE: Petrobras News Agency | 13 May 2015

(Petrobras) announces that on April 11, 2015, oil production in the fields it operates in the pre-salt province of the Santos and Campos basins reached the milestone of 800,000 barrels per day (bpd), constituting a new daily production record.

Massy Wood Group Wins $250 Million BP Contract

SOURCE: John Wood Group | 13 May 2015

Massy Wood Group has been awarded a five year contract, with a potential value of up to $250 million, by BP to provide services to its operations in Trinidad & Tobago.

Atkins Wins Contract To Assist Centrica Energy With Oil And Gas Decommissioning Activity

SOURCE: Atkins | 13 May 2015

Atkins has been awarded a multidisciplinary pre-FEED (Front End Engineering Design) decommissioning contract with Centrica Energy.The five year agreement will see Atkins provide the UK energy company with engineering and design services, drawing on a range of Atkins’ expertise across a number of disciplines in subsea, structures, pressure systems and environmental feasibility studies

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