Sulzer GTC Technology has signed an agreement with JSC SIBUR-Neftehim (SIBUR) to provide its licensed pyrolysis gasoline (pygas) processing technologies. This includes design of the fractionation, first and second stage hydrotreating, aromatics extraction and thermal hydrodealkylation technologies. The system is intended to modernize gasoline production at SIBUR’s Kstovo olefins...
The SPE Russian Petroleum Technology Conference attracted more than 670 delegates to Moscow from leading international and regional operating and service companies, research institutes and universities. International delegates hailed from the Middle East, Africa, Asia and the Americas. Since its launch in 2006, the SPE Russian Petroleum Technology Conference has...
Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) is discussing how it can raise oil imports from Russia by cooperating with Russia's state oil company Rosneft, IOC’s chairman Sanjiv Singh said at ADIPEC this week. IOC is India's largest refiner. IOC has so far imported insignificant volumes of oil from Russia, and is now...
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...
The government of Uganda through the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development Uganda plans tenders on new blocks in the country’s second licensing round, according to Petroleum Africa magazine. The round includes five blocks in the Albertine Graben. These blocks are the Avivi, the Omuka, Kasuruban, Turaco, and...
Lukoil has closed on its $800 million purchase of a 25% non-operating interest in the Marine XII License area operated offshore Congo by ENI. African Global energy was the seller. New Age (African Global Energy) Limited (‘New Age’ or ‘the Company’) announces that its subsidiary New Age M12 Holdings Limited...
Baker Hughes, a GE company, announced the newest launch of its Bently Nevada Business business unit. Bently's Orbit 60 Series is its next-generation condition monitoring and protection platform. Advantages of the Orbit 60 series according to a BHGE press release includes the following: • ...
The US shale production decline is likely to continue, despite a bounce back in demand since April, the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. The U.S. rig count is at its lowest since 2005; only 176 oil rigs are currently active nation-wide. Drilling permits in July dropped to their lowest level...
Total E&P has gotten the go ahead for its Tilenga oil development in Uganda. The project received a green light by the country's National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) after a 10-month evaluation by the regulatory body. The French oil major said the approval from NEMA was a major step in...
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...