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New Acreage In Algeria

SOURCE: Statoil | 30 September 2014

Statoil and Shell were today awarded the Timissit Permit Licence in the Illizi-Ghadames Basin onshore Algeria.

Alfa Laval Wins SEK 70 Million Energy-Efficiency Order In India

SOURCE: Alfa Laval | 30 September 2014

Alfa Laval – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling – has won an order to supply Alfa Laval Packinox heat exchangers to a refinery in India. The order, booked in the Energy & Process segment, has a value of approximately SEK 70 million and delivery is scheduled for 2015.

Dominion Welcomes FERC Approval Of Cove Point LNG Export Project

SOURCE: Dominion | 30 September 2014

Dominion (NYSE: D) today welcomed the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's approval to site, construct, and operate the Cove Point LNG liquefaction and export project.

Oil Discovery, Beibu Gulf Exploration Programme, WZ12-10-1 Well, Offshore China

SOURCE: Roc Oil | 29 September 2014

Roc Oil (China) Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Roc Oil Company Limited (ASX: ROC), advised drilling was completed on the first of two exploration wells in the Beibu Gulf Block 22/12. The WZ12-10-1 well has discovered oil pay in the Jiaowei (T42) formation, while no oil pay was interpreted in the Weizhou formation.

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.

"Skandi Santos" Awarded Five-Year Contract Extension From Petrobras

SOURCE: Akastor ASA | 29 September 2014

AKOFS Offshore, a part of Akastor ASA, has been notified of a five-year contract extension from Petrobras to use the Skandi Santos, a Subsea Equipment Support Vessel in Brazil.

MHI Receives Order For Very Large LPG Carrier From Astomos Energy

SOURCE: MHI | 29 September 2014

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has received an order from Astomos Energy Corporation for a very large liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) carrier. The LPG carrier on order is identical to vessels ordered to MHI by Astomos Energy late last year and again this past spring.

Gas Discovery In Pingvin

SOURCE: Statoil | 26 September 2014

Operator Statoil has together with PL713 partners made a gas discovery in the Pingvin prospect in the Barents Sea. The discovery is a play opener in a frontier unexplored area of the Barents Sea northwest of Johan Castberg.

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.

CB&I Awarded FEED Contract For Gas Field Development In Algeria

SOURCE: CB&I | 25 September 2014

CB&I (NYSE:CBI) today announced it has been awarded a contract by Groupement Isarene, a joint venture between Sonatrach, Petroceltic International plc and Enel Trade S.p.A, to provide front end engineering and design (FEED) services for the Ain Tsila gas field development located in onshore Algeria.