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New Jacobs Location Expands Professional Services To Nevada’s Mining Industry

SOURCE: Jacobs | 30 September 2014

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) announced today the opening of its Elko, Nevada office, which strategically enhances the company’s ability to provide professional services, including engineering, construction and maintenance services, to new and existing clients in Nevada.

Aker Solutions Starts Trading On Oslo Exchange After Company Split

SOURCE: Aker Solutions | 29 September 2014

Aker Solutions today started trading on the Oslo stock exchange as a leaner and more streamlined company that will build on its strengths in the subsea and field design markets.

ABB Opens Office In Myanmar After An Absence Of 20 Years

SOURCE: ABB | 25 September 2014

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, today inaugurated its first new office in Yangon, Myanmar, after an absence of 20 years. Having a local presence in the country will allow the company to better serve local customers, improve service capabilities, and expand its activities.

ExxonMobil Announces New Projects To Expand Specialty Hydrocarbon Fluid Production

SOURCE: ExxonMobil | 25 September 2014

ExxonMobil Chemical is increasing production of its high performance hydrocarbon fluids by about 10 percent through expansion projects at its Singapore and Antwerp facilities. The additional capacity, designed to meet rapidly expanding global demand for hydrocarbon fluids and extend the company’s worldwide supply capability, will begin producing by mid-2015 and be complete in 2016.

Jacobs Enhances And Expands Support For Saudi Aramco And Other Middle East Clients

SOURCE: Jacobs | 23 September 2014

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) is expanding its presence with a new office in Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia, to strengthen its support for Saudi Aramco and other key clients and partners in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

ExxonMobil Continues To Increase Wolfcamp Position In Permian Basin

SOURCE: ExxonMobil | 19 September 2014

Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) today announced it entered into a non-monetary exchange agreement with LINN Energy, LLC (NASDAQ: LINE) to add 17,800 net acres in the Permian Basin to its U.S. oil and natural gas portfolio managed by subsidiary XTO Energy Inc.

SIBUR Proceeds With ZapSibNeftekhim Project

SOURCE: SIBUR | 16 September 2014

Based on completion of the FEED contracts and assessment of the design documentation, SIBUR proceeds with the ZapSibNeftekhim project. With the project moving on to the next stage, SIBUR's Board of Directors has approved increased funding for the project in 2014, with overall capex budget for 2014 increasing from RUB 53 bn to RUB 74 bn.

Spectra Energy And Northeast Utilities Announce New England Energy Reliability Solution

SOURCE: Spectra Energy | 16 September 2014

Spectra Energy Corp (NYSE: SE), Spectra Energy Partners (NYSE: SEP) and Northeast Utilities (NYSE: NU) today announced details of the Access Northeast project, designed to reliably meet growing demand for natural gas in New England while providing environmental and economic benefits to the region.

Technip Further Optimizes Its Subsea Assets

SOURCE: Technip | 15 September 2014

Technip signed today an agreement to sell 100% of its North American diving assets to Ranger Offshore Inc.(1). Technip’s strategy focuses on high technology and ultra-deep water products and services.

Dominion Plans To Acquire Two Solar Energy Projects In California

SOURCE: Dominion | 15 September 2014

Dominion (NYSE: D) announced an agreement to acquire two solar energy projects totaling 42 megawatts from EDF Renewable Energy, one of North America's largest independent power producers and renewable energy project developers. The acquisitions of the California projects are expected to close in 2015.