Oliver Brigginshaw, managing director of Amarinth, looks at some of the lessons learned from its experiences of supplying pumps to the Prirazlomnoye oilfield in northern Russia:Amarinth has been engaged by many global oil and gas companies to provide advice and…
Foster Wheeler AG, Clariant International AG and Wison Engineering Ltd are to jointly establish a pilot plant in China to demonstrate Foster Wheeler’s VESTA technology to produce substitute natural gas (SNG) from synthesis gas obtained from gasification of either coal…
Companies delivering drilling, completion, testing and maintenance for oil and gas wells last year generated record gross revenue of £1.9 billion ($3.05 billion) in 2012, a survey by industry association Oil & Gas UK shows.The sales figure, the highest since…
Noble Corp. has won a $655m drilling contract with Statoil for a new-build jackup for use in the UK sector of the North Sea. The initial contract is for four years and is anticipated to commence during the third quarter…
Thursday, 23 May 2013 10:39

Total in Euro1bn upgrade at Antwerp site

Total has approved a €1-billion modernisation project for its Antwerp production facilities – part of a strategy to develop in its largest integrated refining and petrochemical production sites.The upgrade programme includes two major projects, which will be implemented in the…
Control valve specialist Severn Glocon has been awarded a contract to supply 536 engineered control valves for the processing plant on the Ichthys Project onshore LNG facilities.Included in the contract are cryogenic valves of up to 42 inches bore, weighing…
Noble Corp. has won a $655m drilling contract with Statoil for a new-build jackup for use in the UK sector of the North Sea. The initial contract is for four years and is anticipated to commence during the third quarter of…
Foster Wheeler has been awarded a contract by OJSC Gazpromneft Moscow Refinery to provide front-end engineering design (FEED) and design documentation in accordance with Russian norms, for a major investment, termed the Combined Oil Refinery Unit (CORU) Project, at the…
Monday, 06 May 2013 02:35

BP renews AMEC North Sea contract

Aberdeen, UK – BP has awarded AMEC a two-year integrated services contract renewal to provide operations, maintenance and project support to the Forties Pipeline System (FPS) in the North Sea. The contract is valued at between £10 million and £15…
Subsea operators, engineering procurement & construction contractors and suppliers need to take a more joined-up approach if hardware is to keep pace with the extreme demands of new projects, according to LB Bentley.The small bore subsea valve company, acquired by…
Thursday, 02 May 2013 17:31

GDF SUEZ advances China LNG position

GDF SUEZ signed several significant agreements with Chinese partners in the field of natural gas storage, the provision of liquefied natural gas regasification facilities and the environment. After the signing of liquefied natural gas (LNG) contracts, GDF SUEZ has for…
Hertel Offshore have signed a €70 million contract with Hyundai Heavy Industries for the engineering, design and construction (EPC) of the new accommodation for Statoil’s Aasta Hansteen platform.The Norwegian contract follows on from Hertel's award for Statoil’s Valemon Living Quarter…
Zug, Switzerland – Foster Wheeler has signed an 'evergreen agreement' with Valero Energy Ltd for the provision of home office engineering and project support services to Valero’s Pembroke Refinery and other facilities in the UK.Foster Wheeler will provide home office…
Thursday, 02 May 2013 11:11

Challenging opportunities

Edited speech by Bob Dudley, BP group chief executive, at CERA Week, 6 March 2013:I am often reminded of the contrast between the comfortable places where we discuss and consume energy and the sometimes inhospitable places where we produce it.…
Thursday, 02 May 2013 11:11

Challenging opportunities

Edited speech by Bob Dudley, BP group chief executive, at CERA Week, 6 March 2013:I am often reminded of the contrast between the comfortable places where we discuss and consume energy and the sometimes inhospitable places where we produce it.…
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