Increased Cooperation On Exploration In The Barents Sea

SOURCE: Statoil | 21 April 2015

Statoil, Eni Norge, Lundin Norway, OMV and GDF SUEZ will collaborate on solving operational tasks tied to exploration in the Barents Sea.

World's First Subsea Mining Vessel To Be Equipped With MacGregor Subsea Cranes

SOURCE: Cargotec | 21 April 2015

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has been awarded a contract by Fujian Mawei Shipbuilding Limited for two subsea knuckle boom cranes to be installed on the world's first seabed mining vessel. Delivery of the cranes is scheduled for Q1/2017. The order was booked into first quarter 2015 order intake.

Jacobs to Support Development of Three Industrial Cities in Saudi Arabia for MODON

SOURCE: Jacobs | 21 April 2015

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) announced today that it was awarded a two-year framework agreement from Saudi Industry Property Authority (MODON) for supervision consultancy services to support the development of three industrial cities in Saudi Arabia.

Technip’s Subsidiary Tipiel Awarded A Contract For A New Gas Pipeline In Peru

SOURCE: Technip | 21 April 2015

Tipiel(1) S.A., Technip’s subsidiary in Colombia, was awarded by the Consorcio Constructor Ductos del Sur(2), a front-end engineering design and detailed engineering design contract, on a lumpsum basis. This covers the development of a new gas pipeline to transport gas from the Camisea field to Southern Peru.

Eni: Record Level Of Production Achieved In The Western Desert Of Egypt

SOURCE: Eni | 20 April 2015

Eni reached a record level of production of 70 thousand barrels of oil per day in the Western Desert of Egypt, doubling its level of production in the area in just three years. Such result was achieved mainly thanks to the Melehia development lease, located 290 kilometers west of Alexandria.

ExxonMobil President Calls For Urgent Action On U.S. Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Exports

SOURCE: ExxonMobil | 20 April 2015

The United States is at risk of losing economic opportunity and the ability to solidify its role as a global leader in energy production unless the government moves to approve liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports, Rob Franklin, president of ExxonMobil Gas & Power Marketing Company, said today.

Nordex Awarded Further Orders In Pakistan

SOURCE: Nordex | 20 April 2015

Nordex SE has again received two orders for the turn-key installation of wind farms in Pakistan. It will be delivering a total of 40, N100/2500 turbines to the province of Sindh. In view of the high ambient temperature conditions at the site, hot climate versions of the turbines designed to operate in temperatures of up to 45 degrees Celsius will be used.

Almost Three Million Barrels Of Arctic Oil Delivered To North-West Europe

SOURCE: Rosneft | 17 April 2015

The Kirill Lavrov tanker has delivered a new batch of ARCO arctic oil to Europe in its sixth shipment of oil. More than 2.9 million barrels of oil have been extracted from the Prirazlomnoye oil field since production began.

ThyssenKrupp To Sell VDM Group

SOURCE: ThyssenKrupp | 17 April 2015

ThyssenKrupp is selling the VDM group to Lindsay Goldberg, represented in Europe by Lindsay Goldberg Vogel, Düsseldorf. The contract partners concluded a corresponding agreement today. The purchase price has not been disclosed. Completion of the sale is subject to the approval of the supervisory boards and the competent antitrust authorities.

Siemens Receives Order For Grand Bend Wind Farm In Canada

SOURCE: Siemens | 17 April 2015

Siemens has received an order for the supply, installation and commissioning of 40 SWT-3.2-113 direct drive wind turbines. Customer is Grand Bend Wind Limited Partnership, a partnership between Northland Power Inc., a Canadian independent power producer based in Toronto, and two local First Nations, the Aamjiwnaang First Nation and Bkejwanong Territory (Walpole Island First Nation).

North Montney Mainline Project Receives NEB Recommendation For Approval

SOURCE: TransCanada | 16 April 2015

TransCanada Corporation (TSX:TRP) (NYSE:TRP) (TransCanada) announced today that the National Energy Board (NEB) has issued its report recommending the federal government approve the company's proposed $1.7 billion North Montney Mainline Project.

Rosneft, Pirelli And Synthos To Perform Feasibility Study With Regard To Production Of Synthetic Rubber In Nakhodka

SOURCE: Rosneft | 16 April 2015

Rosneft, Pirelli S.p.A. and Synthos S.A. signed a Memorandum of Understanding with regard to performing a feasibility study in the area of R&D, production and supply of synthetic rubber in the city of Nakhodka within the framework of the FEPCO (Far East Petrochemical Company) petrochemical cluster.

Valemon Officially Opened

SOURCE: Statoil | 16 April 2015

Petroleum and energy minister Tord Lien is opening the Valemon gas and condensate field in the North Sea today. Expected recoverable reserves from the field are 192 million barrels of oil equivalent.

Dominion Virginia Power Receives Affirmation From The Virginia Supreme Court To Build Transmission Line Across James River

SOURCE: Dominion | 16 April 2015

Dominion Virginia Power is pleased with the Supreme Court of Virginia's unanimous upholding of the State Corporation Commission's order approving the construction of a proposed 500-kilovolt transmission line over the James River from Surry to James City County.

Siemens Puts Converter Stations Of HVDC Link Between France And Spain Into Operation

SOURCE: Siemens | 16 April 2015

With initial testing, Siemens began commissioning the converter stations for a high voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission link between France and Spain. The HVDC transmission system will commence commercial operation in the middle of 2015. It will double the energy exchange capacity between the two countries, which currently stands at 1400 MW.

Amec Foster Wheeler Awarded Nuclear Decommissioning Authority Decommissioning And Research Framework Contract

SOURCE: Amec Foster Wheeler | 16 April 2015

Amec Foster Wheeler announces today that it has been awarded a four-year contract by the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA), increasing the range of services it currently provides.

Irwin-1 Intersects Primary Target And Reports Elevated Gas Shows

SOURCE: AWE | 16 April 2015

AWE Limited (ASX: AWE), advises that as at 06:00 hours (6.00am) AWST today the Irwin-1 exploration well, located in the onshore Perth Basin, Western Australia, was at a measured depth of 3,265m and drilling ahead in 8 1/2 inch hole to the planned total depth of 4,064m.

Technip Awarded FEED Contract For The Liuhua Fields In The South China Sea

SOURCE: Technip | 16 April 2015

Technip and its consortium partner China Offshore Oil Engineering Company (COOEC) have been awarded a front end engineering design (FEED) contract by China National Offshore Oil Corporation Limited (CNOOC Ltd.) for two tension leg platforms(1) (TLPs) for the Liuhua 11-1 and 16-2 joint development project located in the South China Sea.

Sembcorp Grows Its Renewable Energy Operations In Hebei Province Of China

SOURCE: Sembcorp. | 15 April 2015

Sembcorp Industries (Sembcorp) continues its growth momentum in the renewable energy business. In China, the company’s renewable energy business is expanding in Huanghua, Hebei province, with the development of two wind farms.

Rosneft Increased Gas Production By 19.7% In Q1

SOURCE: Rosneft | 15 April 2015

Consolidated Rosneft gas production in the first quarter increased by 19.7% compared to the same period last year and amounted to 15.8 BCM. Thus, the Company is among the three largest producers of natural gas in Russia and continues to hold a leading position in terms of growth and efficiency of production.

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