Statoil Sanctions Stampede

SOURCE: Statoil | 30 October 2014

Statoil together with co-owners in the Stampede development in the Gulf of Mexico today announced it has sanctioned this project.

Eni Signs A Cooperation Agreement With Pemex

SOURCE: Eni | 30 October 2014

Petroleos Mexicanos’ CEO, Emilio Lozoya Austin, and Eni’s CEO, Claudio Descalzi, signed today a Memorandum of Understanding and Cooperation (MoU) that establishes the basis for cooperation and knowledge sharing in the upstream, midstream and downstream areas.

$12-Billion Energy East Pipeline Project Takes Important Step Forward With NEB Application Filing

SOURCE: TransCanada | 30 October 2014

TransCanada Corporation (TSX:TRP) (NYSE:TRP) (TransCanada) is pleased to announce that it has filed a formal project application for the Energy East Pipeline Project with the National Energy Board of Canada (NEB).

KBR Partnership Awarded FEED Contract For Tangguh LNG Expansion Project

SOURCE: KBR | 30 October 2014

KBR, Inc. (NYSE: KBR) announced today that its joint venture partnership with PT Rekayasa Industri, JGC Corporation and PT JGC Indonesia, the RJK JV, has been awarded the onshore front-end engineering and design (FEED) contract by BP for a third liquefaction train at the Tangguh LNG Project in West Papua province, Indonesia.

Dominion Begins Construction Activities For Cove Point LNG Export Project

SOURCE: Dominion | 30 October 2014

Dominion (NYSE: D) has begun construction-related activities for the Cove Point Liquefied Natural Gas Export project, one of the largest private investments ever in Maryland and one designed to deliver significant economic and environmental benefits.

Petrofac Secures Further Contract Extension At Al Fao

SOURCE: Petrofac | 30 October 2014

Petrofac has secured a second contract extension from South Oil Company (SOC) for support on its Iraq Crude Oil Expansion Project.

ABB To Provide Cable Solution For Offshore Wind Connection In Germany

SOURCE: ABB | 29 October 2014

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won a significant order from the Dutch-German transmission grid operator TenneT to design, engineer, supply and install an Alternating Current (AC) power transmission cable system that will connect Butendiek, an offshore wind farm in the German North Sea, to the HVDC (high voltage direct current) converter platform SylWin alpha.

P-66 Platform Modules To Be Shipped To Integrating Shipyard

SOURCE: Petrobras News Agency | 29 October 2014

The P-66 platform’s first modules, built at the Tomé Ferrostaal Consortium’s Module Plant located at the Port of Maceió, Alagoas, are now ready and loaded on the São Tomé barge. The oil processing module (M08) and the oil processing and produced water treatment module (M10) will be taken on the barge to the Brasfels Shipyard in Angra dos Reis, Rio de Janeiro.

Technip Wins Substantial Subsea Contract For Bangka Development In Indonesia

SOURCE: Technip | 29 October 2014

Technip was awarded a substantial(1) subsea contract by Chevron Indonesia for the Bangka Development, located in Rapak PSC area, approximately 70km offshore the province of East Kalimantan, Indonesia.

Chevron Sanctions Stampede Project In The Deepwater U.S. Gulf Of Mexico

SOURCE: Chevron | 29 October 2014

Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX) announced today that its subsidiary, Union Oil Company of California (Union), has reached a final investment decision to proceed with the development of the Hess Corporation-operated Stampede project in the deepwater U.S. Gulf of Mexico. Stampede is a deepwater subsea development, which will be tied-back to a newly constructed Tension Leg Platform.

BASF To Increase Production Capacity For Tertiary Butylamine Plant In Nanjing, China

SOURCE: BASF | 28 October 2014

BASF will expand the production capacity of its existing world-scale production plant for tertiary Butylamine (tBA) at the Nanjing Chemical Industry Park in China. The company plans to increase the existing production capacity by 60 percent, from 10,000 tons to 16,000 tons per year. The expansion is expected to come on stream in early 2015, subject to regulatory approval.

World’s First Subsea Wet Gas Compressor One Step Closer To Gullfaks

SOURCE: Statoil | 28 October 2014

The world’s first subsea wet gas compressor station is now ready for the final testing at Horsøy outside Bergen before being prepared for installation and hook-up to Gullfaks C in 2015.

Norway: Total Sells An 8% Interest In Gina Krog Field And Interests In Three Minor Fields

SOURCE: Total | 28 October 2014

Total announces that its wholly owned subsidiary Total E&P Norge AS has signed an agreement to sell an 8% interest in the Gina Krog field in Norway, together with its interests in the mature fields of Vilje (24.243%), Vale (24.243%) and Morvin (6%), to PGNiG Upstream International.

EnQuest Selects Technip For A Large Subsea Contract

SOURCE: Technip | 28 October 2014

Technip was awarded by EnQuest earlier this year a large(1) engineering, procurement, installation and construction (EPCI) contract for the Kraken development located in the North Sea, 400 kilometers North-East of Aberdeen and 130 kilometers East of Shetland, at a water depth of approximately 120 meters.

Chevron Announces First Gas From Bangladesh Bibiyana Expansion Project

SOURCE: Chevron | 28 October 2014

Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) today announced that its Bangladesh subsidiary has commenced natural gas production from the Bibiyana Expansion Project in the northeastern part of the country.

MHI Develops Deck Crane With Synchronized Control Functions

SOURCE: MHI | 28 October 2014

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has completed delivery of the first three units of a 50-ton deck crane featuring a newly-developed synchronized control system, for a long-cargo transport ship constructed by Shin Kurushima Dockyard Co., Ltd.

Bechtel Selected For Oil Production Facility Expansion Project In Kazakhstan

SOURCE: Bechtel | 27 October 2014

Bechtel has been awarded a contract to provide engineering, procurement, and construction services to build four crude-oil storage tanks at the TengizChevroil oil production facility in Tengiz, Kazakhstan. The company also will modernize the fire and gas detection systems across the entire crude tank farm. TengizChevroil is a joint venture of Chevron, ExxonMobil, KazMunayGas, and LukArco.

Brunel Discovery At Paddington

SOURCE: Costain | 27 October 2014

Crossrail archaeologists have uncovered significant Brunel remnants on a Costain site in west London.

Technip And Fluor Awarded EPCM Contract For Sasol’s Louisiana Ethane Cracker And Derivatives Complex

SOURCE: Technip | 27 October 2014

Technip, in a joint venture with Fluor Corporation, was awarded an engineering, procurement, and construction management (EPCM) contract by Sasol for its world scale ethane cracker and derivatives complex near Lake Charles, Louisiana, USA.

First Libra Well Confirms Oil Discovery

SOURCE: Petrobras News Agency | 27 October 2014

The Libra consortium announces that the drilling of the first extension well in the Libra area, known as 3-BRSA-1255-RJS (3-RJS-731), has proven the discovery of high-quality oil in the northwest portion of the structure.

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