South Africa signed an exploration and production sharing agreement (EPSA) with South Sudan for Block B2. The deal – which is strategic for South Africa as an energy consumer – will see Block B2 operated by the state-owned Strategic Fuel Fund (SFF), the Ministry of Petroleum and Nilepet –the national...
KBR wins Freeport LNG Development's bid round for the engineering, procurement, construction, and commissioning (EPC) contract for Train 4 at Freeport LNG’s export facility near Freeport, Texas. “We are excited to be selected for this significant project, and to continue to grow our leadership position in gas monetization,” said Stuart...
LNG Canada has selected the joint venture between JGC Corporation (JGC) and Fluor Corporation (Fluor) as its Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) Contractor, based on the consortium’s value proposition including health, safety, First Nations and stakeholder management, financial strength, technical design, execution plans, contract price and schedule. The contract award...
Well-Centric, a FrontRow Energy Technology Group company, has announced the acquisition of Simmons Edeco Europe from its Canadian owner. The deal will create the UK's largest independent supplier of well integrity services, with operations in Aberdeen and Great Yarmouth in the UK, and in Esbjerg in Denmark. Simmons Edeco Europe is...
Four modular combinations of Cometto self-propelled trailers MSPE 40t in side-by-side configuration have been involved recently in heavy duty movements by customer Marine Maroc. The project consisted of the transport of six diesel engines each weighing 215t and six generators each weighing 72t for the power plant of Kayes in Mali....
A consortium of Indian companies led by OVL India (ONGC Videsh) is to acquire a 49 per cent stake in Russia's Rosneft Vankor cluster oilfields. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed the deal as part of a wider range of investment agreements signed at...
Iraq is likely to sign a $53 billion, 30-year energy deal with Exxon Mobil Corp and PetroChina to develop southern fields, said Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi, denying any link between the mega-project and U.S. permission for Iraq to do business with Iran. Iraq expects to make $400 billion over...
Cubility AS, a leading provider of solids control solutions, has announced a multi-million dollar contract to supply its MudCube® solution to Russian operator Slavneft and its OOO Baikit Oil & Gas Exploratory Expedition (OOO BNGRE) subsidiary. OOO BNGRE is responsible for exploration, drilling and production in the Krasnoyarsk region...
Wärtsilä LNG propulsion and storeage systems will power four new next-generation short-sea cargo vessels under construction at the WuHu Shipyard in China. Wijnne & Barends Chartering based in the Netherlands, an affiliate of the Dutch Spliethoff Group ordered the vessels and placed the contract with Wärtsilä in December. The ships will...