Post Archive by Month: October,2018

Baru Tasks Engineers on Renewable Energy Development

31st October, 2018 The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru, has challenged Nigerian engineers to come up with technologies to help deepen the development of renewable energy in the country. The NNPC helmsman threw the challenge during a courtesy call on him by members of the executive committee of the Nigerian Society of

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Baru Charges Petroleum Explorationists to Find More Oil

31st October, 2018 The Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikati Baru, has charged members of the Nigerian Association of Petroleum Explorationists (NAPE) to deploy their wealth of knowledge and experience to find more crude oil to meet the 40million barrels reserves target. Dr. Baru gave this charge yesterday when the leadership of NAPE

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Jacket contract for Johan Sverdrup phase 2

October 31, 2018 The Johan Sverdrup field in the North Sea. (Photo: Bo B Randulff / Roar Lindefjeld / Woldcam) Equinor and the Johan Sverdrup licence have awarded a jacket contract for the processing platform for Johan Sverdrup phase 2 to Kværner. The contract value is around NOK 900 million. “With this contract, Kværner and the Norwegian supplier industry has once again proved it

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Nordic CEOs join forces for a sustainable future

October 31, 2018 Nordic CEOs presented their initiative to Norwegian prime Minister Erna Solberg during the Nordic Council of Minister’s meeting in Oslo October 31st. From left: Richard Gustafson (SAS), Birna Einarsdottir (Islandsbanki), Mats Granryd (GSMA), Svein Tore Hoelsether (Yara), Erna Solberg, Johan Dennelind (Telia), Sigve Brekke (Telenor) and Eldar Sætre (Equinor). Oslo, 31 October 2018: Today, a group of

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Inauguration of TPO training centre of excellence, Oman

31 October 2018 Petrofac and its partner Takatuf Oman, the human capital solutions provider wholly owned by Oman Oil Company (OOC), today inaugurated their state-of-the-art institute designed to provide training for the Sultanate’s next generation of workforce for the oil and gas and energy industries. The Takatuf Petrofac Oman (TPO) centre, which is set to be the largest technical training

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First LNG Shipment from INPEX-operated Ichthys LNG Project Arrives at Naoetsu LNG Terminal, Japan

Public Relations Group, Corporate Communications Unit Akasaka Biz Tower, 5-3-1 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-6332 JAPAN October 31, 2018 TOKYO, JAPAN – INPEX CORPORATION (INPEX) announced today that the first LNG shipment from the INPEX-operated Ichthys LNG Project (the Project) in Australia arrived at INPEX’s Naoetsu LNG Terminal (the Terminal) located in Joetsu City, Niigata Prefecture, Japan, at approximately 8:30am local time today.

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Peace Project – Free Technical Webinar – November 21, 2018

Webinar to Present Results of Comprehensive Groundwater Study Vancouver, BC – October 31, 2018 – Researchers will present and discuss the results of Geoscience BC’s four-year Peace Project groundwater study in a technical webinar in on Wednesday, November 21. The 90-minute webinar will include presentations from experts around the world on the main elements of the project, which included the

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Upcoming Research Seminar in Brisbane

October 31, 2018 The next Energy Pipelines CRC/ APGA RSC Seminar will be held on the 7th November 2018 at the Brisbane Hilton, Brisbane, Queensland. An update of major activities within the four Energy Pipelines CRC research programs will be given. Detailed presentations will be given on some of the more advanced or completed projects. There will be considerable time

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Research Update October 2018

October 31, 2018 Throughout October, several research program steering committee and user group meetings were held. Below are some highlights of the outcomes of these meetings: On 22nd October industry members of the plastic and composite user group received an update on the progress of research into plastic pipes ‘RP1-07: Cracking in Polyethylene and other Polymer Pipelines’. This research project

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New Research Reports October 2018

October 31, 2018 A listing of recently released research reports is provided below. Completed Reports are available on Energy Pipelines CRC website members area: RP6.2-07: Determining polyethylene coating longevity and deterioration Milestone Report 1: Literature Review RP1-07: Cracking in Polyethylene and other Polymer Pipelines Milestone Report 2: OIT data set linking location, service life models to predict lifetime PE materials

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CEO’s Update October 2018

October 31, 2018 Under our Grant funding arrangements with the Commonwealth, Energy Pipelines CRC must submit a detailed Annual Report to the Commonwealth by 31 October each year. Accordingly, during October the management team were focussed on finalising the Report and the supporting documents, including the Statutory Accounts, the Schedule 2 milestone report and the Schedule 4 financial tables. The

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ConocoPhillips Announces Executive Leadership Retirement and Realignment

OCTOBER 31, 2018 HOUSTON – ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP) today announced the retirement of Al Hirshberg as executive vice president, Production, Drilling and Projects after more than 35 years of industry service, including eight years with ConocoPhillips. In conjunction with Hirshberg’s retirement, the company also announced the realignment of executive leadership responsibilities, as follows: Matt Fox, currently executive vice president, Strategy,

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Chesapeake Energy Corporation Notifies Holders Of Its 2.25% Contingent Convertible Senior Notes Due 2038 Of Their Repurchase Option

OKLAHOMA CITY, Oct. 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) announced today that it is notifying holders of its 2.25% Contingent Convertible Senior Notes due 2038 (the “Notes”) that they have the option, pursuant to the terms of the Notes, to require Chesapeake to purchase on December 15, 2018 (the “Repurchase Date”) all or a portion of such holders’

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BP completes purchase of BHP assets in US onshore

Date: 31 October 2018 BP’s Lower 48 business changes name to BPX Energy, marking new era of growth HOUSTON – BP has completed the $10.5 billion acquisition of BHP’s U.S. unconventional assets in a landmark deal that will significantly upgrade BP’s U.S. onshore oil and gas portfolio and help drive long-term growth. The acquisition – which was announced in July

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New Report Highlights U.S. Natural Gas Industry’s Leadership In Protecting America’s Critical Infrastructure From Cyberattacks

API launches digital ad showcasing cybersecurity in America’s natural gas infrastructure WASHINGTON, October 31, 2018 – The American Petroleum Institute (API), the Natural Gas Council (NGC) and the wider membership the Oil and Natural Gas Subsector Coordinating Council (ONG SCC) – the official body representing the operators of natural gas and oil infrastructure to federal agencies involved in industry-related security

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Russia Federation, UAE Partner NNPC for Oil, Gas Development

October 31, 2018 The Russian Federation and the United Arab Emirates have expressed their readiness to expand their scope of partnership with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) in the upstream, midstream, downstream and services sectors to further boost their various economies. Speaking after a working visit to the Group Managing Director of the NNPC, Dr. Maikanti Baru, the Russian

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TechnipFMC Signs a Major Contract with MIDOR for Their Refinery Expansion and Modernization in Egypt

October 31, 2018 LONDON & PARIS & HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)– TechnipFMC (NYSE:FTI) (Paris:FTI) (ISIN:GB00BDSFG982) has signed a major(1)Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) contract by Middle East Oil Refinery (MIDOR) for the modernization and expansion of their existing complex near Alexandria, Egypt. This EPC contract covers the debottlenecking of existing units as well as the delivery of new units including a Crude

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Orbital Gas Systems Advances Business Development Efforts in China with Distribution Partner SAMSON AG

Orbital to Host Technical Training Sessions on GasPTi HOUSTON – Orbital Gas Systems, a wholly-owned Energy subsidiary of CUI Global, Inc. (NASDAQ: CUI), will host multiple technical training sessions in China for its distribution partner SAMSON AG (“SAMSON”) to provide the SAMSON salesforce with the technical skills and knowledge to effectively position the Company’s GasPTi technology to China-based natural gas transmission

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