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FPSO Cidade de Mangaratiba Leaves The Yard For Pre-Salt Operations

SOURCE: Petrobras News Agency | 18 August 2014

This Saturday (August 16th), the Schahin – Modec consortium, hired by Petrobras to build and operate the FPSO Cidade de Mangaratiba, initiated the process of moving the vessel out of the BrasFels shipyard, in Angra dos Reis.

International Energy Agency Rates Brazilian Oil Production As “Exceptional”

SOURCE: Petrobras News Agency | 15 August 2014

The International Energy Agency (IEA) classified as “exceptional” the increase in oil production in Brazil in the second quarter of this year, in a monthly report released on Tuesday, August 12. According to the report by the IEA, which has a presence in 29 countries, Brazilian oil production reached 2.3 million barrels per day (bpd) in June.

CB&I And Clariant's Polypropylene Catalyst Partnership Off To A Successful Start

SOURCE: CB&I | 22 July 2014

CB&I (NYSE:CBI) and Clariant announced today its new Ziegler-Natta (ZN) polypropylene catalyst production plant in Louisville, Kentucky, is on schedule to begin production in 2015.

Production Resumes On Njord A

SOURCE: Statoil | 21 July 2014

Statoil resumed oil and gas production on the Njord A platform in the Norwegian Sea on 19 July, after a major reinforcement of the platform structure. Production has been shut down since last summer.

ThyssenKrupp Elevator Develops Game-Changing Predictive Maintenance Solution

SOURCE: ThyssenKrupp | 17 July 2014

The Internet of Things supports ThyssenKrupp in giving the world's cities a major lift by increasing the uptime of elevators. A connected, intelligent line-of-business asset monitoring system will raise elevator reliability and safety to new heights.

Skanska Renews Maintenance Contracts For Offshore Platforms In Brazil For BRL 192 M

SOURCE: Skanska | 15 July 2014

Skanska has renewed two contracts to perform maintenance services on offshore platforms for Petrobras in the area of Macae, Brazil. The combined amount of the contracts is BRL 192 M, about SEK 547 million, which will be included in order bookings for Skanska LA in the third quarter of 2014.

KBR Awarded Contract As Capability Support Coordinator For Landing Helicopter Dock Ships

SOURCE: KBR | 07 July 2014

KBR (NYSE: KBR) announced today that it has been awarded an initial five-year contract (with options for four additional years) by the Australian Defence Force (ADF) to provide the Capability Support Coordinator (CSC) services for the Canberra Class Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) ships.

Aker Solutions Sets Up Subsea Hub And Uses Aker Advantage Recruitment Agency To Ease MMO Overcapacity

SOURCE: Aker Solutions | 07 July 2014

Aker Solutions is transferring employees to a new subsea engineering hub in Stavanger and using the Aker Advantage recruitment agency to find work for more than 200 employees impacted by the slowdown in Norway's offshore maintenance and modifications market.

E.ON’s Blackburn Meadows Biomass Plant Generates Electricity For The First Time

SOURCE: E.ON | 25 June 2014

E.ON UK has announced that its Blackburn Meadows biomass facility in Sheffield generated electricity and synchronised with the local distribution network for the first time yesterday evening.

Tullow Oil - East Africa operational update

SOURCE: Tullow Oil | 24 June 2014

Africa Oil, Tullow Oil’s partner in Blocks 10BB and 13T in Northern Kenya (Tullow 50% operated interest), today issued the following operational update.