Subsea 7 S.A. Awarded Contract In Gulf Of Mexico.

SOURCE: Subsea 7 | 24 November 2014

Subsea 7 S.A. (Oslo Børs: SUBC; the Company) has been awarded a contract by Royal Dutch Shell (Shell) for installation work in the Gulf of Mexico. The contract value is in the range of $50 million to $100 million.

Petrobras Starts-Up FPSO Cidade de Ilhabelha In Santos Basin Pre-Salt Sapinhoá Field

SOURCE: Petrobras News Agency | 22 November 2014

The offshore platform Cidade de Ilhabela started-up this Thursday, November 20, at 5:37 a.m., in the Santos Basin pre-salt field of Sapinhoá. The new unit is part of the set of production projects scheduled for this year as outlined in the company’s 2014-2018 Business and Management Plan.

Abreu e Lima Refinery Initiates Start-Up Of Atmospheric Distillation Unit

SOURCE: Petrobras News Agency | 22 November 2014

On Wednesday, November 19, Petrobras began the first stage of the start-up of the Abreu e Lima Refinery (known as Rnest), a company venture located in Ipojuca, Pernambuco, by feeding natural gas into its atmospheric distillation unit.

Chernobyl Sarcophagus Confinement Structure Jacking Operation Successfully Completed In Ukraine

SOURCE: Vinci | 20 November 2014

The NOVARKA (50% VINCI Construction Grands Projets, lead contractor, and 50% Bouygues Travaux Publics, a subsidiary of Bouygues Construction) teams successfully jacked into place the sarcophagus confinement structure at Chernobyl in Ukraine.

Siemens Receives First Order From Japan For Two H-Class Gas Turbines

SOURCE: Siemens | 20 November 2014

Siemens has received its first order from Japan for delivery of two H-Class gas turbines. The two SGT5-8000H gas turbines will form the core of the combined cycle power plant of Kobe Steel, Ltd. (KOBELCO) in Moka City, Tochigi Prefecture in Japan. Customer is Fuji Electric Co, Ltd., Japan, who will be erecting the plant on a turnkey basis for the end customer KOBELCO at its site.

Yokogawa Completes FEED As Main Automation Contractor For PETRONAS' RAPID Project In Malaysia

SOURCE: Yokogawa | 20 November 2014

Yokogawa Electric Corporation today announced that its subsidiary, Yokogawa Kontrol (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. has completed the Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) for PETRONAS' Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Development (RAPID) project in Pengerang, Johor, Malaysia. Yokogawa Kontrol (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. was awarded the FEED as the Main Automation Contractor (MAC) for RAPID.

Amec Foster Wheeler Awarded Fire Engineering Contract, South Africa

SOURCE: Amec Foster Wheeler | 20 November 2014

Amec Foster Wheeler today announces the award of a contract from Eskom Limited for the design, installation, procurement and commissioning of a state-of-the-art fire protection system at the Koeberg Nuclear Power Station, Cape Town, South Africa.

CNOOC Limited - A Mid-Sized Discovery Lufeng14-4 Made In Eastern South China Sea

SOURCE: CNOOC | 19 November 2014

CNOOC Limited (the "Company", NYSE: CEO, SEHK: 00883, TSX: CNU) announced that the Company made a mid-sized new discovery Lufeng14-4 in the Eastern South China Sea.

Wison Selects AVEVA Marine To Support Delivery Of Major Offshore Projects

SOURCE: AVEVA | 18 November 2014

AVEVA today announced that Wison Offshore & Marine, a global EPC firm, has selected AVEVA Marine software for the engineering, design and construction of its offshore Floating Storage Regasification Unit (FSRU) projects.

PPL Montana Completes Sale Of Hydroelectric Facilities

SOURCE: PPL Montana | 18 November 2014

PPL Montana announced Tuesday (11/18) that it has completed the sale of its hydroelectric facilities to NorthWestern Energy.

Elevator Technologies Are Key In Ensuring Sustainability In Smart Cities Of The Future

SOURCE: ThyssenKrupp Elevator AG | 18 November 2014

With buildings responsible for 40% of the world's energy consumption, of which up to 10% of the buildings electrical consumption is attributed to elevators alone, new elevator technologies are crucial in securing significant energy savings: up to 27% energy reductions are possible, usable floor space can be increased by up to 30%, and elevators can also aid in energy self-sufficiency in buildings.

Glencore: French President Hollande Inaugurates Koniambo Nickel

SOURCE: Glencore | 18 November 2014

Glencore is pleased to announce that today French President, François Hollande officially inaugurated the Koniambo Nickel Project (Koniambo) in New Caledonia, a joint venture between Société Minière du Sud Pacifique (SMSP) and Glencore.

Eni Strengthens Its Presence In Turkmenistan

SOURCE: Eni | 18 November 2014

The Director of The State Agency for Management and Use of Hydrocarbon Resources, Yagshygeldy Kakayev, the chairman of State Concern Turkmenneft, Tachdurdy Begdjanov, and Eni’s CEO, Claudio Descalzi, today signed an addendum to the Production Sharing Agreement (PSA) with respect to the onshore Nebit Dag Area located in West Turkmenistan.

Technip Awarded Engineering And Procurement Contract For Westlake Chemical’s Ethylene Plant Expansion In Louisiana

SOURCE: Technip | 18 November 2014

Technip was awarded a contract by Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) to provide detailed engineering and procurement services to expand the recovery section of Westlake’s Petro 1 ethylene plant at its complex in Sulphur, Louisiana, USA.

Bechtel To Design And Build A Combined-Cycle Power Plant In Virginia

SOURCE: Bechtel | 17 November 2014

Bechtel announced today that the company is part of a consortium awarded the engineering, procurement, and construction contract to build a natural gas-fueled, combined-cycle power plant in Loudoun County, Virginia. The Stonewall Energy Project, a 778-megawatt facility with advanced emissions-control technology, will be one of the cleanest and most efficient plants in the nation.

First Chemical Tanker To Use Combination Of Duplex Stainless Steel And Stainless Clad Steel Delivered

SOURCE: Class NK | 17 November 2014

The world’s first chemical tanker to use a combination of duplex stainless steel and stainless clad steel in the construction of its cargo tanks was successfully delivered to Oita-based Hiro Naviera S.A. (President: Tomonori Yoshimura) on 15 November 2014 by Usuki Shipyard Co., Ltd (President: Jiro Kadota).

Chevron Confirms First Oil Production From Tubular Bells In The Gulf Of Mexico

SOURCE: Chevron | 17 November 2014

Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) announced today that the Hess Corporation-operated Tubular Bells deepwater project, located in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, has started crude oil and natural gas production. The field is located 135 miles (217 km) southeast of New Orleans, in approximately 4,300 feet (1,310 m) of water in the Mississippi Canyon area.

Gazprom Neft Completes Drilling And Well Testing At Dolginskoye Field

SOURCE: Gazprom Neft | 17 November 2014

Dolginskoye field operator Gazpromneft-Sakhalin (a subsidiary of Gazprom Neft) completed testing of a well drilled at the Dolginskoye field, Pechora Sea, in summer 2014. The completion of geophysical and hydrodynamic testing will allow clarification of the underlying structure of the field and the development of a programme for its further investigation.

Eni And Sonangol Signed A Strategic Agreement On Angolan Gas Development

SOURCE: Eni | 17 November 2014

The Chairman of Sonangol, the National Oil Company of Angola, Francisco de Lemos Maria, and Eni's CEO Claudio Descalzi signed today a strategic agreement on future co-operation activities and joint projects in the oil and gas sector to develop in the country.

Statoil CEO: Oil And Gas Investments Needed To Meet Future Demand

SOURCE: Statoil | 17 November 2014

"The scale of the climate challenge requires us not only to ask how we can do more, but how we can achieve the most. Climate change doesn’t stop at borders – and neither should our solutions,” says Statoil CEO Eldar Sætre at the Statoil Autumn Conference. “We need a global approach that stimulates technology innovation,” Sætre continues.

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