Post Archive by Day: June 27, 2018

Emerson Partners with Texas A&M College of Engineering to Build Advanced Automation Laboratory

27 June 2018 The new Emerson Advanced Automation Lab will be located within the  Zachry Engineering Education Complex, pictured here, under construction. It is a 525,000 square-foot active learning center dedicated to undergraduate engineering education scheduled to open this fall.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ High Resolution Image With student-centered design spaces similar to this artist rendering, Texas A&M’s College of Engineering will deliver education to

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Altair Elevates the Cloud High-Performance Computing Experience with the Release of Altair PBS Professional v18

TROY, Mich. – June 27, 2018 – Altair (Nasdaq: ALTR) has released Altair PBS Professional™ v18, a powerful new version of the industry-leading workload manager and job scheduler delivered through the Altair PBS Works™ platform for high-performance computing (HPC) environments. Release highlights address the highest priorities for organizations who rely upon HPC: scalability, performance, robustness and security. “Altair PBS Professional

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Dr Sultan Al Jaber Meets with South Korea’s Foreign Minister and Business Leaders

eoul, South Korea – June 27, 2018: His Excellency Dr Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, UAE Minister of State and ADNOC Group CEO met, today, with South Korea’s Foreign Minister, H.E.  Kang Kyung-wha, during a two-day visit to Seoul, aimed at strengthening economic ties with South Korea and exploring market growth opportunities in the energy sector. During the meeting H.E. Dr

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ABB and Ballard Power Systems to jointly develop zero-emission fuel cell power plant for shipping industry

Group press release | Zurich, Switzerland, 27 June 2018 ABB, the pioneering technology leader, and Ballard Power Systems, the leading global provider of innovative clean energy fuel cell solutions, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on developing the next-generation fuel cell power system for sustainable marine e-mobility. The fuel cell power system, to be jointly designed, developed and validated

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ABB invests $30 million in new transformer components factory in Sweden

Trade press releases | Zurich, Switzerland, 27 June 2018 Innovative dry-epoxy bushings will enable long-distance UHV transmission and promote safety and eco-efficiency ABB is investing more than $30 million in a new state-of-the-art manufacturing unit, under construction at the company’s complex in Ludvika, Sweden. The new unit will boost production and expand the capacity and range of its high-voltage dry

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Citeo, Total, Saint-Gobain and Syndifrais Join Forces to Create a Polystyrene Recycling Channel in France by 2020

2018/06/27 Paris – As part of the voluntary commitments for the French government’s Circular Economy Roadmap and in line with French and European Union objectives in the area of plastic recycling, Citeo, Total, Saint-Gobain and the French Union of Fresh Dairy Product Manufacturers (Syndifrais) are joining forces to help lay the groundwork for an industrial-scale polystyrene1 recycling channel in France

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ClassNK releases Annual Report on Port State Control

27 June 2018 Tokyo– Leading classification society ClassNK has released its annual report on Port State Control. The report aims to assist ship operators and management companies in maintaining compliant operations by providing information about ships detained by PSC as well as deficiencies that were found on board from many port states in 2017. In line with the International Safety

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Atos signs global partnership to support the acceleration of the digitalization of the PSA Group and Opel-Vauxhall integration

Paris, June 27, 2018 Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, has been selected by the PSA Group, French car manufacturer and innovative mobility solutions provider, to support the acceleration of the digital transformation of the Group and the integration of Opel-Vauxhall. This major 7-year contract draws on Atos’ global centers of expertise and includes the resumption of PSA’s IT

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Telit Named a Leading IoT Device Management Vendor in MachNation’s Latest ScoreCard Two Years in a Row

June 27, 2018 Telit’s IoT Portal and deviceWISE platform overshadows 17 other vendors showcasing the company’s leadership in integration, lifecycle management, architecture and security, and business and strategy ScoreCard reinforces Telit’s strengths including industrial and LwM2M device management capabilities, excellent developer support and extensive cloud integration London, June 27, 2018 – Telit, a global enabler of the Internet of Things

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OPEC: supply, investment, balance

VIENNA, Austria, June 27, 2018 Speaking at the OPEC International Seminar, Saudi Aramco president and CEO Amin Nasser said investment in the upstream oil sector would need to rebound following a period of decline from 2014 to 2016. “What we do at Saudi Aramco is invest over the long term — and our investments since the downturn, in both upstream

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Petrofac strengthens Iraq presence with contracts worth US$110 million

27 June 2018 Petrofac has secured a new award and a number of contract extensions, with a combined value of more than US$110 million, for construction management, engineering, commissioning and start-up services for international oil company clients in Iraq. Petrofac has been active in Iraq since 2010 and has developed a significant track record in delivering a range of onshore

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Spectrum to Launch “New Era” in Black Sea

JUNE 27, 2018 Seismic services specialist Spectrum Geo has this week commenced acquisition of their latest offshore Multi-Client seismic survey, located in the Turkish Black Sea. This new 7,000 km campaign, carried out in partnership with BGP, is focused on an area identified by Spectrum’s team of Geoscientists as one of significant interest in terms of hydrocarbon prospectivity. Jevon Hilder,

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Al-Kaabi says Qatar Petroleum is moving forward to increase Qatar’s LNG output from 77 to 100 mtpa

27 June 2018 Qatar Petroleum President & CEO Mr. Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi said Qatar Petroleum has lived up to its international reputation as a reliable and trustworthy energy producer at all times and under all circumstances. Speaking at the 27th World Gas Conference held yesterday in the American Capital Washington D.C., Mr. Al-Kaabi said Qatar Petroleum is moving forward with

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FG Targets 10 Per Cent Global LNG Market, Says Baru

June 27, 2018 …. As Nigeria is set to become Regional Gas Hub As part of its strategic aspirations to derive maximum value from Nigeria’s abundant natural gas resources, the Federal Government is targeting 10 per cent of the world’s market share in traded Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG). Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti

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Petrobras new Chief Financial and Investor Relations Officer election

27.JUN.2018 Petrobras informs that its Board of Directors, at a meeting held today, appointed the engineer Rafael Salvador Grisolia to the position of Chief Financial and Investor Relations Officer of the company, with an office term until March 26, 2019, the same term of the other officers of the Executive Board. Rafael Grisolia is a Production Engineer, holding an MBA

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Transocean Closes on $1 Billion Five-Year Secured Revolving Credit Facility

June 27, 2018 STEINHAUSEN, Switzerland, June 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Transocean Ltd. (NYSE:RIG) announced today that Transocean Inc. closed a $1 billion, five-year, senior secured revolving credit facility (“the new RCF”), with Transocean Ltd. and certain of its subsidiaries as guarantors thereunder. The new RCF includes an accordion feature that permits an increase in capacity to $1.5 billion, subject

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Transocean Announces Proposed Private Offering of U.S. $700 Million of Secured Notes Due 2024

June 27, 2018 STEINHAUSEN, Switzerland, June 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Transocean Ltd. (NYSE:RIG) announced today that Transocean Guardian Limited (“Transocean Guardian”), a wholly owned indirect subsidiary ofTransocean, commenced a private offering of senior secured notes. Transocean Guardian intends to offer U.S.$700 million in aggregate principal amount of senior secured notes due 2024 (the “Notes”) to eligible purchasers pursuant to

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OGC seeks public comment on Part 1 of the Features and Geometries Candidate Standard

Contact: info@opengeospatial.org Release Date: Wednesday, 27 June 2018 UTC Derived from and extending ISO 19109, standard describes how geographic information held in datasets and databases using a ‘feature model’ are structured, created, stored, queried, and manipulated. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) seeks public comment on Part 1 of the Features and Geometry candidate standard. The Features and Geometries candidate standard

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Distinguished NASA Center Director to Join KBRwyle

​HOUSTON – (June 27, 2018) – KBR, Inc. (NYSE: KBR) announced today that Todd May, Director of NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, will join KBR’s global government services business, KBRwyle, in July. May will serve as the Vice President of Space Strategy and will lead the organization’s Systems Analysis & Services Division. In his new role, May will support enterprise

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