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    busines news archive 2009

  Vopak and Zamil Group in joint venture
J. Ray acquires interests in subsea construction vessels
Shell in strategic asset swap with Hess
Lundin Petroleum sells interest in Kaspiskoye field
Technip wins FEED contract for floating LNG unit, Brazil
Clough AMEC awarded Woodside contract
Andrei Galaev appointed Sakhalin Energy CEO
Foster Wheeler awarded environmental contract in Albania
Aker Solutions awarded Valhall hook-up contract
Aker Solutions supplies subsea systems for P-55 at Roncador field
Zamil and Petrofac joint venture in Saudi Arabia
Total transfers interest in Russia's Kharyaga field to Zarubezhneft
BJ Services to provide well stimulation services in Italy
Technip awarded gas facilities contract in Abu Dhabi
Fugro GEOS wins Woodside contract
Maxim Barsky appointed CEO of TNK-BP
Australia sees record expenditure for energy development
Douglas-Westwood sees MENA drilling increase
Fugro acquires major 3D seismic project offshore Alaska
Petrofac wins maintenance contract
BJ Services completes Akpo precommissioning operation
Technip awarded contract for Appaloosa development project
Foster Wheeler completes Atlas Engineering acquisition
GE Oil & Gas wins Qatargas contract
Santos appoints Greg Martin to Board
Technip awarded Goliat field contract
UK well service contract to Aker Solutions
J. Ray completes Yuri Korchagin project for LUKOIL
John Watson Named Chairman and CEO of Chevron Corporation
Subsea installation contract to Aker Solutions
Technip awarded Oselvar contract
Air Products and PetroChina joint venture
Ferguson Group accommodates Pluto project
Goliat subsea contract to Aker Solutions
Teekay and Caltex in 10-Year deal
Linc Energy completes US coal acquisition
Colombia receives $40 billion FDI in mines and energy sector
BG Group completes asset exchange with BP
Baker Hughes to acquire BJ Services
Industry facing new financial reporting challenges
Technip awarded contract for Ozona project in GoM
J. Ray McDermott awarded Guntong B contract in Malaysia
Dana Gas achieves AED 392 million net profit for Q2
BG Group completes acquisition of interest in US shale gas alliance
J. Ray completes construction of PEMEX Maloob-C platform
BP and Martek Biosciences biofuels agreement
Foster Wheeler wins Gassco contracts
BP sees output rising, costs falling
Shell awards floating LNG contracts to Technip and Samsung
EnCore sells interest in Breagh gas discovery
Foster Wheeler wins contract for GLNG project in Australia
GE Oil & Gas riding high on Asia-Pacific deals
Senior post filled at Fugro GEOS Australia
Technip awarded contracts for Caesar/Tonga field
ExxonMobil launches biofuels program
RBG Namibian joint venture wins contract
Technip awarded two major contracts in Saudi Arabia
Aker Solutions enters Brazilian installation market
Clough completes Petrosea sale
Seadrill sells jack-up rig
Riverstone acquires Babcock & Brown's North American Energy Group
BP selects new chairman to succeed Peter Sutherland
Marathon Oil sells interest in Corrib development, Ireland
GE Oil & Gas wins OGX contract
BJ Services completes pipeline contract for Technip
Otto Energy appoints new CEO
Technip awarded contract for China LNG plant
Total exercises pre-emptive rights over Vlissingen refinery shares
TNK-BP shareholders agree on CEO succession plan
GE and ABB consortium wins ADCO contract
Falcon acquires additional interest in Beetaloo Basin Project
Environmental services specialist wins North Sea contracts
Technip awarded Angostura gas project contract
UAE investment in oil and gas to hit AED 202 billion in 2009
Significant additions to Australia's electricity generation capacity
Energy projects down, but capital investment strong
Schlumberger acquires Techsia
ExxonMobil technology center in China
BJ Services completes precommissioning operation for Technip
Origin acquires Wind Power
Indonesian contract for Veripos
GE Oil & Gas supplies pumps for pipeline in South Africa
Dana Gas appoints Ahmed Al-Arbeed as CEO
New board members for Dana Gas
Dana Gas seeks to surpass 2008 achievements
GE Hitachi Nuclear meeting demand for nuclear power stations
Indago sells up in Oman
Total sells interest in Canada's Northern Lights project to Sinopec
VeraSun Energy closes sale with Valero Renewable Fuels
Asia leads way on floating production systems
BJ Services lands contract in India
BG Group acquires majority control of Pure
Horizon Singapore Terminals completes expansion bulk liquid storage terminal
Chevron completes sale of fuel marketing businesses in Nigeria
Sahara wins well construction services contract in Algeria
Aker Solutions awarded contract on Oseberg B platform
Foster Wheeler wins StatoilHydro FEED contract
Technip sets record for pipeline installation
Foster Wheeler increases role at Whiting Refinery
Aker Solutions awarded subsea frame agreement
EB delivers two deepwater pipeline ploughs
EnerMech secures Talisman contract
GE Energy helping reduce emissions in Russia
J. Ray wins more work in Saudi Arabia
Foster Wheeler awarded EPC contract for Paradip Refinery, India
Aker Solutions awarded fifth drilling riser contract by DSME
Origin welcomes draft CPRS legislation
Chevron well positioned for challenging market conditions
Total consolidates operations, sees growth in solar energy
Shell and Codexis speed development of next generation biofuel
J. Ray awarded Karan Project in Saudi Arabia
OCTAL Petrochemicals and Port of Salalah sign agreement
Total and GDF SUEZ considering new solar investment
Hydro cutting jobs
GE signs agreements for Chinese power projects
Clough awarded contract for Devil Creek project
Foster Wheeler awarded Sasol contract
VetcoGray supplies equipment for OGX drilling campaign
Dragon Oil investigating improper conduct
Clough strengthens oil and gas focus
Aker Solutions awarded contract on Shtokman
Clough wins PTTEP Australasia contract
Making carbon capture more affordable
Foster Wheeler wins gasification FEED contract in South Korea
Noble Energy announces 2009 plans
BP and Verenium in biofuels joint venture
Foster Wheeler awarded contract for oil export facilities in Iraq
Aker Solutions dives into carbon capture
BG Group launches Pure takeover
Iraqi Government eyes solar technology from Phaesun
Technip awarded contract for MIDOR refinery, Egypt
J. Ray McDermott awarded contract by PEMEX
Fatality at Qatalum project
Yokogawa wins Australian contract
GE Energy and MHI co-develop steam turbine
ExxonMobil VP retires
Enviroco secures new contract with Shell
Dominion Gas plans international expansion
Total consolidates oil sands portfolio in Canada
GPS and Kenz in JV
BP extends contract with Aker Solutions
CGGVeritas wins seismic acquisition contracts
Masdar commits to Global Carbon Capture and Storage Institute
Foster Wheeler Shell alliance extended
BHP Billiton suspends Ravensthorpe operation
Panax application for grant accepted
Scorpion Offshore contract status update
Zayed Future Energy Prize recognises Dipal C. Barua
B&W subsidiary wins contract at Indonesia power plant
Masdar and GE partnership
Hansa Hydrocarbons update
Dragon Oil trading and operational update
Contact Energy sees impact current year earnings
Aker Solutions disappointed with Frigg
GE launches university program
New contracts for Fugro
Apache founder retires
Baker Hughes Drilling Fluids signs deal with Axiom Process
Aker Solutions wins FEED contract for Kashagan project
Scorpion secures financing, refinances loan
J. Ray awarded Trinidad contract
Aker Solutions signs contract with BP
Fugro acquires LoadTest
Roxar appoints new Europe and Africa regional manager
Yokogawa awarded Savannah River project
BP and AAR in deal to boost value of Russian JV
Scorpion resolves semisubmersible construction contract
PA Resources completes Bayerngas sale
Borouge invests in China
New president for Hess
Lamar Mckay to lead BP America
Geodynamics appoints new manager
B&W subsidiary nuclear acquisition