Petrobras announces the discovery of a hydrocarbon accumulation in deep waters of the Espírito Santo Basin post-salt by drilling well 4-BRSA-1265-ESS (ANP nomenclature) /4-GLF-42-ESS (Petrobras nomenclature), known as Lontra, at a water depth of 1,319 meters.
CNOOC Limited (the "Company", NYSE: CEO, SEHK: 00883, TSX: CNU) announced that the Company made a mid-to-large new discovery Jinzhou 23-2 in Bohai. Jinzhou 23-2 structure is located in the north part of Liaodong Uplift of Bohai with an average water depth of about 10 meters.
Siemens Metals Technologies has modernized and put into operation a single-strand continuous caster at Pohang Iron and Steel Co. Ltd. (Posco) in Pohang, Korea, for production of stainless steel slabs. SSC 2 caster at Stainless Steel Mill 2 was equipped with a number of technology packages from Siemens, enabling Posco to produce a wide range of different and advanced stainless steel grades
Statoil continues to expand in Australia, with the award of 100% equity share in a large exploration permit located in the prolific Northern Carnarvon Basin on the Northwest shelf of Australia.
More than 300 community, business and international leaders, along with several federal, state and local elected officials, today took part in a groundbreaking ceremony for the new $10 billion liquefaction export facilities at Cameron LNG in Hackberry, La.
Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) today announced a new oil discovery at the Guadalupe prospect in the deepwater U.S. Gulf of Mexico. The Keathley Canyon Block 10 Well No. 1 encountered significant oil pay in the Lower Tertiary Wilcox Sands. The well is located approximately 180 miles off the Louisiana coast in 3,992 feet of water and was drilled to a depth of 30,173 feet.
Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR), in a joint venture with Technip, was awarded an engineering, procurement and construction management contract by PRPC Utilities and Facilities Sdn. Bhd. for the PETRONAS Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Development (RAPID) project located in Pengerang, Johor, Malaysia.
KBR, Inc. (NYSE: KBR) announced today it has been awarded a three-year master services agreement (MSA) with Statoil Petroleum AS (Statoil) to provide engineering and procurement services for Statoil on a global scale.
Technip, in a joint venture with Fluor, was awarded an engineering, procurement and construction management contract by PRPC Utilities and Facilities Sdn. Bhd. for the PETRONAS Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Development (RAPID) project located in the state of Johor, Malaysia.
Foster Wheeler AG (Nasdaq:FWLT) announced today that a subsidiary of its Global Engineering and Construction Group has been awarded an engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contract by ExxonMobil Petroleum & Chemical BVBA (“Esso”) for the Antwerp Northwest Europe Resid Upgrade Project – Revamp and Offsites facilities at the Esso Antwerp Refinery at Antwerp, Belgium.
Shell today announced a frontier exploration discovery offshore Gabon, West Africa. The well Leopard-1 encountered a substantial gas column with around 200 metres net gas pay in a pre-salt reservoir.
Nordex SE has received an order to supply and install the "Haut Plateau Picard" wind farm. This project consists of eleven turbines from the N100/2500 series, which Nordex will install in spring 2015. The project has been planned on Nordex technology thanks to Volkswind France SAS, a developer and independent power producer which has already realised a major project with Nordex in Germany.
Verkhnechonskoye oil and gas condensate field produced the 30-millionth ton of oil since the beginning of commercial operating in October 2008, when Verkhnechonskneftegaz started supplies of oil to Eastern Siberia - Pacific Ocean oil pipeline.
ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions, the ThyssenKrupp Group's plant engineering specialist, has received an order from Al Sawfa Cement Company, Saudi Arabia, to build a complete cement production line.
inge GmbH, a subsidiary of BASF SE and technology leader in ultrafiltration (UF) membranes, has secured the biggest project in company’s history and will supply high-capacity ultrafiltration technology for a desalination plant in Jamnagar (India).
The Tasiast project team, comprised of Hatch and Kinross employees, recently won the 2013 Kinross Safety Award for the most improved total reportable injury frequency rate (TRIFR) and severity rate (SR) over a three-year period. The award was presented by Kinross CEO J. Paul Rollinson in early October.
ÅF has in a public procurement process been awarded the assignment as technical consultant for project West-Link (Gothenburg) by Swedish Transportation Administration.
Operator Statoil has together with PL169 partners proved new oil resources in the D-structure in the vicinity of the Grane field in the North Sea.
The Rail Transformation Consortium (RTC), of which Leighton Holdings’ John Holland is a member, has signed an agreement with the Victorian Government, an integral step towards the delivery of the Cranbourne Pakenham Rail Corridor Project (CPRCP).
McDermott International, Inc. (NYSE:MDR) (“McDermott”) announced today that one of its subsidiaries was awarded a transportation, installation and pre-commissioning contract by PC Ketapang II Ltd, a subsidiary of PETRONAS, for the Bukit Tua Development Project in the Ketapang block of East Java, Indonesia. The contract will be included in McDermott’s fourth quarter backlog.