Post Archive by Month: September,2018

Baru Felicitates with Petroleum Products Consumers at Independence Anniversary

30th September, 2018 … Assures Nigerians of Sustained Products Supply Nationwide The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru, has felicitated with petroleum products consumers across the country on the occasion of the 58thIndependence Anniversary of Nigeria. Dr. Baru, who stated this in a release by NNPC Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division,

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Aramco Asia, China University of Petroleum ink deal to further strategic collaboration

BEIJING, China, September 30, 2018 Witnessed by Saudi Aramco senior vice president of Upstream Mohammed Y. Al Qahtani, Aramco Asia president Anwar Al Hejazi signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with professor Li Gensheng, vice president of China University of Petroleum in Beijing, China. Saudi Aramco recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with China University of Petroleum in Beijing

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CNOOC Signs PSC with Empyrean

(Hong Kong, Sep 30, 2018) – CNOOC Limited (the “Company”, SEHK: 00883, NYSE: CEO, TSX: CNU) announced today that its parent company, China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC), has signed a production sharing contract (PSC) with Empyrean Energy PLC (Empyrean) for Block 29/11 in the South China Sea. Block 29/11 is located in Pearl River Mouth Basin of the South

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Zhang Jianhua attends OGCI2018 annual meeting

30-09-2018 The 2018 Oil and Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI) annual meeting was held in the United State from September 22nd to 26th, CNPC President Zhang Jianhua attended the meeting and delivered a speech. Mr.Zhang declared the transparency and reliability of CNPC’s public disclosure of its carbon emission status. He emphasized that as China’s largest energy company, CNPC attaches great importance

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Qatar Petroleum CEO holds cooperation talks in Islamabad with Prime Minister Khan

29-September-2018 ​ Qatar Petroleum President and CEO Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi held talks in Islamabad with H.E. Mr. Imran Khan, the Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, on cooperation in the field of energy. Mr. Al-Kaabi reviewed Qatar Petroleum’s global portfolio and activities, particularly its efforts to help meet growing global demand for natural gas. He also expressed Qatar

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Read Chuck Nugent and Scott Strazik’s thoughts on our high-efficiency gas turbines

September 29, 2018 Read this post on LinkedIn here It’s been quite a few weeks for the Power business as we publicly disclosed information about an oxidation issue on a blade that’s impacting our industry-leading 9FB and HA gas turbines. While we always do our best to avoid technical issues like this, there’s no question that product adjustments are often

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Baru Urges Oil Workers to Sustain Sectoral Industrial Harmony

28th September, 2018 The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru, has reminded Oil and Gas workers in the country to sustain the industrial harmony the sector has enjoyed in recent times. NNPC Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs, Mr. Ndu Ughamadu, in a release today in Abuja, quoted Dr. Baru as saying that

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Intelligent control equipment increases production capacity at El-Bouri field

28 September 2018 National Oil Corporation (NOC) announces the successful drilling of a development well at the El-Bouri field, utilising Intelligent Control Equipment Technology at the bottom of the well.   Oil well B4-52 of Mellitah Oil and Gas Co’s marine platform No. 4 commenced production on September 25, 2018, with a production capacity of 1850 barrels per day.  The project

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Transocean Ltd. Announces Contract Extension for Petrobras 10000

September 28, 2018 STEINHAUSEN, Switzerland, Sept. 28, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Transocean Ltd. (NYSE:RIG) announced today that the ultra-deepwater drillship Petrobras 10000 was awarded a 790-day contract extension offshoreBrazil with Petrobras. The contract is extended through October 2021 and includes a blend and extend modification to the previous contract dayrate, effective September 2018. The additional net contract backlog is approximately

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Continuous Emission Monitoring Ensuring Cleaner Air and Better Safety

28.09.2018 Emission monitoring refers to the on-going processes of collecting the data on the gases and components released in the air by industrial plants. In this article we will discuss the ABC of emission monitoring at a general level: What is emission monitoring? What needs to be taken into consideration when planning a well-oiled measuring process? What Is Emission Monitoring?

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Robert Newton Appointed CEO of Energy Pipelines CRC

September 28, 2018 The Board of the Energy Pipelines CRC has announced that Mr Robert Newton has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the Energy Pipelines CRC. Former Energy Pipelines CRC CEO, David Norman, has been appointed as CEO of Future Fuels CRC following the success of its recent bid. Energy Pipelines CRC Board Chairman Charles Rottier congratulated Robert

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Wärtsilä breaks ground at Finland LNG terminal

28 September, 2018 Hamina LNG and Finnish technology firm Wärtsilä have begun construction of the Hamina LNG import terminal at the port of Hamina, Finland. The terminal, which will have a capacity of 30,000m3 once operational, will connect the local gas network of Hamina and Finland’s national gas grid. Wärtsilä will take on the engineering, procurement and construction of the

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Qatar Petroleum – ExxonMobil consortium wins exploration rights for an offshore block in Brazil

28-September-2018 Qatar Petroleum has won exploration rights for an offshore block in Brazil, in partnership with ExxonMobil. The winning bid was announced by Brazil’s National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas, and Biofuels (ANP) at a public bidding session held today in Rio de Janeiro. Competing bids were submitted to the ANP and the winners were announced throughout the course of

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Saudi Aramco wins five awards at 2018 Oil and Gas Awards Middle East

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, September 27, 2018  Saudi Aramco’s drive for continuous improvement and excellence was recognized last week as our teams and individuals took home a total of five awards from the 2018 Oil and Gas Awards Middle East in Dubai. The event represents one of the most prestigious awards organizations in the industry, highlighting the accomplishments and game-changing

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W&T Offshore, Inc. Announces Launch of $625 Million Offering of Senior Second Lien Notes

HOUSTON, Sept. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — W&T Offshore, Inc. (NYSE: WTI) (“W&T Offshore”) today announced that, subject to market conditions, it intends to offer $625 million in aggregate principal amount of senior second lien notes due 2023 (the “Notes”) in a private placement to eligible purchasers. W&T Offshore intends to use the net proceeds of this offering, together with borrowings from

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SNC-Lavalin signs project management contract in Vietnam

September 27, 2018 SNC-Lavalin (TSX:SNC) announces that it has signed a project management contract (PMC) with Long Son Petrochemicals Company Limited (LSP), a subsidiary of the Siam Cement Public Company Limited (SCG) of Thailand. Under the agreement, SNC-Lavalin and LSP will form an integrated team of dedicated personnel to manage a variety of contractors on site, as part of a

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Commvault Announces Unique Main Stage Agenda For Commvault Go 2018 With Go ‘X’ Rapid-Fire Speaker Session

— GOx session will feature eight separate presenters, a series of rapid-fire speakers examining everything from AI, to the Cloud, to ‘data protection-as-a-service’ and more– — Bill Nye ‘The Science Guy’ and entertainer Steve Connell headline the celebrity speakers at Commvault GO 2018, with Commvault CEO, Bob Hammer and COO, Al Bunte delivering a joint keynote — — Commvault GO

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