Helena Oil & Gas is looking to attract fresh investment to its oil projects in Texas by creating the Helena Security Token (HEST). The creation of HEST lets investors support an existing, active project in the oil and gas sector without having to pay many of the extensive administrative and...
Evac, a global provider of integrated water and waste management systems, has acquired Transvac Systems a UK business specialized in distributing and servicing wastewater treatment systems, sanitary systems and ballast water treatment systems for ships and offshore platforms. The acquisition builds on Evac's expansion strategy which in May 2018 saw...
Rystad Energy forecasts offshore spending will outgrow spending on onshore shale activities this year. Service companies exposed to the offshore subsea market and the maintenance, modifications and operations (MMO) sector are set to benefit from this trend reversal. At current oil price levels, spending on land rigs, fracking and other...
Esso Australia Pty Ltd has awarded an integrated subsea engineering, procurement, construction, installation and commissioning (EPCIC) contracts to Subsea Integration Alliance. The award is the first integrated subsea project for Subsea Integration Alliance in Australia combining OneSubsea and Subsea 7 expertise in subsea production systems (SPS) and subsea umbilical, riser...
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...
Companies proposing new U.S. liquefied natural gas export projects, including one in Alaska’s Arctic, are optimistic that the agreement between the United States and China temporarily halting the imposition of higher tariffs could help advance their projects. U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping have agreed to a...
The well confirms a volume potential of 50-70 million recoverable barrels of oil. The discovery more than doubles the remaining oil reserves to be produced through the Norne field. Originally planned to be shut down in 2014, the productive life of Norne has already been extended to 2036, which will generate substantial...
The technology group Wärtsilä was awarded a 38 MW power plant project by the EPC company Groupement TEC-IEE in Equatorial Guinea. The project is sponsored by the Ministry of Hydrocarbons with the intention to boost the development of local industry. The order was booked in Q3 2018.  Wärtsilä Corporation...
The developers of a C$40-billion ($31-billion) project to export Canadian natural gas are taking on a bold strategy: build now and worry about buyers later. After a decade of planning and negotiations, Royal Dutch Shell and four partners have given their final investment decision (FID) to build the gas-liquefaction and...
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...