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ENERGY NEWS 2005 ARCHIVE

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November 2005
 
Diversifying Beach eyes 3 million oil barrels per year
McDermott appoints Goldman to Board of Directors
CSIRO enhances oil discovery prospects: APPEA
ExxonMobil and Qatar Petroleum progress LNG project
CNOOC successful appraisal in Bohai Bay
Foster Wheeler project management contractor for Thailand aromatics complex
Peak expands management team
Cowrie 1 exploration well commences onshore Otway Basin, South Australia
Beach JV spuds in south east South Australia
US fund invests $8.75M in Po Valley
OMV success in Yemen
OGS 2005 sees signing of multi-million dollar deals
Chevron executive vice president Charles R. Williamson to retire
Austral Oru-1 to be plugged
ePermit success for Dubai Ports, Customs and free Zone Corporation
DNO ASA - Rig secured for Jaguar Prospect
Austral reports on Cardiff-2 testing and other operations
Successful marine test for MTEM
Statoil emission trading in Russia
Jeyco in Craig Group Australian expansion
Emerson awarded contracts for Sakhalin II
Eni and Çalik to develop pipeline linking Black Sea and Mediterranean
ExxonMobil's Lee Raymond addresses Senate Energy & Commerce committees
PSL Energy Services appoints Derek Paterson Director of Human Resources
Breakfast seminar launches Aberdeen Emergency Response Service Centre
Middle East poll tackles key questions about future of Arab world
Dubai International Financial Exchange invests in HP technology
Major telecom leaders wrap up 2005 in December conference
New fields CFD 11-3/5 on stream in Bohai Bay
Origin Energy Environment Impact Statement for Spring Gully Power Station
Farmin by Energy Investments Limited
McDermott reports third quarter 2005 results
Chevron natural gas storage project in Colorado
Middle East’s biggest financial services event gets bigger
Bahrain to host ground-breaking government technology forum
Easywell celebrates SwellPacker success
Large Cooper Basin acreage awarded to Australian Energy
Chevron secures pipeline transportation for Sabine Pass LNG terminal
H.H. Sheikh Ahmad Bin Saeed Al Maktoum opens OGS 2005
Petrofac secures major EPC contract with PDO
Furmanite develops specialist cutting equipment for Harriet Bravo well abandonment
AMEC wins multi-million dollar PetroChina contract
Baker Hughes October 2005 rig counts
APIA: Ministers must focus on gas transmission issues
B&W wins environmental equipment contract for AEP Amos Plant
iXSea in MetOcean deal
Wärtsilä to power the largest oil drilling ship
Statoil Kristin gas field on stream
APPEA welcomes Dampier-Bunbury pipeline decision
Australia awards new offshore oil exploration blocks
Yokogawa wins contract with the Netherlands Refining Company
PTTEP announce net profits of 7,183 million Baht
New president for peak Australian Pipeline Industry Association
Petsec Energy West Cameron gas field resumes production
Australian energy ministers urged to encourage new investment with sound regulation
Aker Kvaerner wins Transocean contract
Santos awarded acreage adjoining Caldita gas discovery
APIA: Young pipeliners must adress looming skills shortage
Fluor wins Habshan contract in Abu Dhabi
Baker Hughes CFO Steve Finley to retire
ExxonMobil cuts drilling time up to 35 per cent
APIA: National approach key to boosting pipeline safety
Record financial results for CNOOC
Occidental Petroleum record 3Q earnings
New Veripos appointment
 
October 2005
 
Italian companies eye the US$ 2 billion oil & gas projects in the UAE
Dubai Techno Park strong participation at OGS 2005
Easy Well wins top award
Aker Kvaerner deep water drilling system to Jurong Shipyard
AGL confident of green light for PNG-QLD gas pipeline project
Australia’s Beach Petroleum in top Asian business performance list
International recognition for Australia’s pipeline environmental code
SPE Aberdeen scoops first ever top award
Santos acquisition of Tipperary approved
Kupe Gas Project update
Exxon Mobil Corporation reports 3Q result
FDT Group attracting major players
First sales of Gorgon Gas into world's largest LNG market
AMEC wins contract for BP Harding offshore gas project
New gas power station for Townsville
Aker Kvaerner improves cleaning of produced water on Troll B
BP: The Global Oil & Gas Challenge - Lord Browne
Amerada Hess estimated results for 3Q 2005
Zamil Steel wins $19.9 m contract for supply of transmission towers
Record quarterly revenue for Santos
Aker Kvaerner continues strong performance in 3Q05
IMCA annual seminar: Expanding marine contracting
World Islamic banking conference
PTTEP sells shares in Thaioil Power
Foster Wheeler wins EPC contract for Italian waste-to-energy plant
PSL Energy appoints regional manager for Caspian region
Honeywell CEO tours Middle East
Labtech boosts profile in Kazakstan
Sundance raises $7.525m for US gas exploration
Saudi Arabia evolves into a global petrochemicals hub
OGS 2005: Malaysian companies tap potential in Middle East
BP makes ninth oil discovery offshore Angola
Apex- BP Solar in development of Great Southern Desert of Tunisia
Shell Brasil's participation in bid round 7 in Brazil
Woodside awards oil and gas contract to AMEC/Clough
The Peak Group secures first contract with KNOC
Technip awarded EPCI contract at Campos Basin offshore Rio de Janeiro
AGL launches second Sustainability Report
Halliburton acquires Easy Well Solutions
SABIC reports 3Q results
Queensland gas reserves tripled for Molopo
ExxonMobil Chemical expands world's largest IPA plant
OGWA 2006
Neptune awarded $2 million government grant
Coal and oil in long term outlook for Australian energy consumption
Fugro GEOS tracking squalls and avoiding 'lost time'
PSL Baku pigging contract gets BP seal of approval
BP $2.2 billion expansion Of Wamsutter gas field
BP and HPCL in refining and marketing JV in India
Petro-Canada contract for Expro North Sea Ltd
CNOOC reports new discovery in Bohai Bay
Sundance drills first horizontal gas well in US
Georgian section of Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan oil pipeline inaugurated
Emerson continuous emissions monitoring system for BP Coryton refinery
Integration of Fugro GEOS and Fugro Structural Monitoring
Foster Wheeler awarded BASF FINA Petrochemicals contract
The Peak Group joins forces with RBS
Emerson's new Brooks Instrument Quantim Coriolis mass flow products
Sinopec selects Invensys for China’s longest crude oil pipeline
Aggreko provides 40 MW rental power station to Senegal
Siemens automation solutions at OGS 2005
SAFCO reports SR818.8 million in the first nine months of 2005
Yukos: Allegations unsubstantiated and slanderous
Shell Malaysia oil & gas discovery offshore Sabah
Roxar: New release leading reservoir simulation solution, Tempest
Labtech completes contract with GEOServices
Noreco receives £50m equity financing from 3i, HitecVision and Lyse Energi
Horizon Oil litigation regarding Bayou Choctaw field
Firm foundations laid for Gastech 2006
IMCA joins fight against malaria
IMCA establishes security task force
BP to sell petrochemicals business to INEOS for $9 billion
Rosneft-BP JV makes second Sakhalin discovery
Horizon to proceed with Maari field development
CanArgo Georgian and Kazakh operations update
Yukos offices raided again
Foster Wheeler awarded major EPC in Saudi Arabia
GE Energy landfill power plant in Malaysia wins renewable energy project award
HFI legal team in $65 million Medco Energi deal
3i backed Petrofac in £742m/$1,309m flotation on London Stock Exchange
Aker Kvaerner subsea contract to increase oil recovery
ExxonMobil in Libya exploration licensing round
SABIC affiliate signs three contracts for mega expansion project
The Peak Group wins west African contract
ExxonMobil production start-up from Sakhalin-1 Project in Russia
Invensys process simulation software selected by ExxonMobil
J. Ray McDermott awarded Asia Pacific contract
 
September 2005
 
Petsec Hurricane Rita update
Beach’s Bass strait oil JV moves to stage two
Aker Kvaerner NOK 103 million subsea umbilical contract
New €6.8 billion North Sea windpower study
New gas field discovered offshore Northern Territory
iXSea launches PHINS 6000 at UUVS 2005
GlobalSantaFe finds missing jackup rigs off Louisiana coast
Aker Kvaerner wins further Polyethylene project in China
Austral arranges US$10 million financing
Doha Debates return
Roxar: Largest multiphase meter for Statoil’s Norne field
Labtech secures Sakhalin contract extension
Petrofac awarded Hasdrubal FEED contract
BP plans for second Zhuhai PTA plant
SABIC: Petrochemicals industry trends and challenges
AMEC partnership wins Yemen pipeline contract
AlMansoori launches new product
Molopo increases Gloucester Basin interest
Foreign business interest in Saudi and region escalating
Metoc sells stake in SeaZone Solutions
WFT awarded LOI by Saipem for Dophin Gas Project
Technip in multi-billion dollar RasGas 3 deal
 
August 2005
 
J. Ray McDermott awarded marine installation contract
China National Petroleum Corporation buys PetroKazakhstan
South Africa hosts World Petroleum Congress
ENERGEX appoints new Chief Executive
Offshore Europe 2005: Interactive voting session on the button
Peak expands international management team
Dana Gas floats IPO in September
Sasol Chief Executive in high-level talks with DME Minister
Sundance Energy appoints company secretary
Great Artesian Oil and Gas Limited: Kiana-1 to spud
Petrofac secures significant Marathon contract
Santos acquires additional Gippsland Basin interests
BP to appoint independent panel to review US refinery safety
J. Ray McDermott awarded Saudi Aramco project
Roxar, Statoil and Research Council of Norway in multi-million US$ R&D Project
Shell partners with CHOREN in the world's first commercial SunFuel development
Santos to supply gas to another new Australian power station
Peterborough 1 commences onshore Otway Basin, Victoria
Radiometric anomalies at Yarlbrinda South Gawler Craton, SA
Chevron corporate responsibility report
GlobalSantaFe worldwide SCORE shows continued strength in all markets
APPEA: WA gas power station welcomed
Molopo lifts Queensland gas production
IPS-TRADE.COM awarded contract for IGAT 5 project
Engineered Software releases PIPE-FLO Overtime
NDA promotes drug-free workplaces
OneSteel selects BHP Billiton as Project Magnet marketing partner
Roxar US$7.5 million Gulf of Mexico contract
APEC Gas Conference
First agreement signed under SA’s streamlined Native Title scheme
Jingemia 9 oil appraisal well commences, onshore Perth Basin, Western Australia
SABIC selects Aker Kvaerner for Ibn Zahr Polypropylene III expansion
Tullow Oil selects Schlumberger Petrel software
Marcus Evans: Energy Efficiency Conference
Marcus Evans: Oil And Gas 2005 Conference
BHR Group’s 16th International Pipeline Protection Conference
SmartSignal Summit 2005: New Ideas for Peak Performance
The Peak Group develops multi-well program for North Sea
Exploration boost for new S.A. uranium-gold prospects
IPS-Trade.com in multi-million South Pars contract
BP makes eighth oil discovery in ultra-deepwater Block 31 Angola
Weatherford’s Pipeline & Specialty Services gets ISO-9001:2000 and OHSAS 18001 certification
Roxar wins court ruling to protect multiphase flow meter technology
Austral Pacific drilling, testing & corporate update
Chevron Unocal merger complete
New training initiative for oil and gas industry welcomed by APPEA
Avery to drill five wells in farmin deal with Victoria Petroleum
Hardman Resources appoints new Chief Financial Officer
HFI aid well engineers SPD ahead of internatonial expansion
RasGas awards new contract to Avineon India
PSL Energy £3 million deepwater Angola contract
Bayu-Undan LNG sales contract signed
Emerson digitally automates Shanghai SECCO petrochemical complex
Parker acquires Herl
Nido Petroleum awarded operatorship of new acreage in Philippines
Statoil signs deal with Sonatrach
Keppel FELS to build fourth jackup for Sinvest
Noble to build two F&G JU-2000E jackups
Baker Hughes July 2005 rig counts
Santos takes exploration position in central Asia
Emerson Global Users Exchange Conference
ExxonMobil Chairman and CEO Lee Raymond to retire
Foster Wheeler and Methanol Casale form global strategic alliance
Furmanite secures 3 year In Salah Gas contract
Apache spuds Gats well offshore Australia
Shell appoints Jorma Ollila as new Chairman
Petrofac Brownfield secures WaGE project
Labtech celebrates double order for Caspian
YUKOS once again under fire
EAGC 2005 Ministerial opening and welcome from BP
CNOOC withdraws Unocal bid
IMCA publishes offshore renewable energy position paper
ENERGEX opens new overhead training facilities
New Veripos appointment
Santos confirms new gas discovery offshore Victoria
Hot rocks boost as Petratherm spuds second geothermal well
Invsat secures its first upgrade contract in Brazil
Gastech 2006 call for abstracts
Shell awarded Beaufort Sea leases
BASF and Shell complete sale of their stakes in Basell to Nell Acquisition
Saudi Arabia's King Fahd dies in hospital
Saudi Aramco and Sumitomo Chemical in JV agreement
Dolphin Energy attracts US$ 4 billion in financing
 
July 2005
 
Apache's Mohave boosts Australian oil production
Lukoil commences wide-scale upgrade of Odessa refinery
Occidental to resume operation of historical properties in Libya
Foster Wheeler signs frame agreement with Italiana Energia Servizi
BHP Billiton and Baosteel join forces
Shell reports two discoveries in Nigeria Big Cat prospects
North West Shelf Venture preparation contract for Phase V
Beach Petroleum bigger stake in Bass Strait development
CETO wave energy trial success
ONGC offshore platform gutted
Anadarko expands exploration in Indonesia
SHARQ to construct olefins, ethylene glycol and polyethylene plants
BP Thunder Horse 2005 start unlikely
Petrofac secures new gas plant contract in Oman
BP makes seventh discovery in Angola's ultra-deepwater
All systems go for IMCA Annual Seminar
Origin Energy Tarantula 1 Sidetrack update
Horizon Oil: Clarification of Zari Resources press release
Aker Kvaerner wins polyolefins project in Saudi Arabia
Yuzhmorgeologia selects iXSea
IMarEST granted IOC observer status
SABIC clarifies newspaper report
SABIC signs letter of intent with Aker Kvaerner and SINOPEC
CanArgo operational update on Georgia and Kazakhstan activities
Austral Pacific drilling, testing and corporate update
Occidental Petroleum second quarter earnings
Technip awarded ethylene expansion project award in Russia
PSL Energy profits rise with UK and international success
Australian Government awards 8 petroleum exploration permits
BHP Billiton joint venture with JFE Steel secures $US4.3 billion sales contract
New zone at Porters Creek-1 improves production rate
DeepSea takes on new vice president
Repsol YPF purchases three oil fields and one gas field in Trinidad & Tobago
Sibneft begins offshore seismic work in Chukotka’s Anadyr Bay
Tasnee, Sahara, SIPCHEM and Basell Polyolefins award ethylene cracker project to Linde and Samsung
Atwood's Vicksburg wins Total contract
Tischuk expands into Chinese market with major deal
Unocal accepts increased offer from Chevron
Molopo reports 57% increase in gas flows from Mungi
Antares Energy Velimese-2 new gas discovery
Greater Gorgon development flows downstream to Kellogg Joint Venture-Gorgon
Amerada Hess: Agreement signed for sale of gas from Phu Horm
BP: Thunder Horse update
Cooper Energy cash bonanza
Santos sells Golden Beach interest
Baker Hughes organisational changes
ExxonMobil early startup of 3rd major development offshore Angola
Sakhalin II Project’s PA-B platform offshore concrete gravity structure begins journey to Sakhalin
SABIC awards contract for ethylene glycol plant to Toyo Engineering Corporation
SACOME: Drop HECS to boost science study and skills
BassGas project update: Commissioning delays and reserves upgrade
BP: Thunder Horse response effort update
SABIC metals signs HP contract
SAFCO 474 million profit in first half of 2005
Emerson acquires Solartron Mobrey
Top level line up for WMTC 2006
Sakhalin Energy signs an LNG supply deal with KOGAS
Hardman clarifies media report
BMA ships billionth tonne of coal and announces port expansion
Aker Kvaerner awarded extensive pulp mill rebuilds in Indonesia
CB&I to provide sulfur processing facilities for Valero Houston refinery
Sundance strikes more gas with 2nd USA well
BP: Thunder Horse response effort continues
BP: Thunder Horse platform update
Sydney Gas: Camden Gas Project and Wyong Gas Project
Shell reports European refinery share swap with Total
BP assesses damage to Thunder Horse Platform in Gulf of Mexico
Victoria Petroleum: Commencement of drilling at East Flour Bluff E-10 well, Texas
Hakia 2 gas exploration well onshore Perth Basin, Western Australia
Borouge awards Project Management and Financial Advisory Contracts
The Peak Group secures North Sea contract with Century
J. Ray McDermott adopts AVEVA VANTAGE Enterprise Net (VNET) for Dolphin Gas Project
Shell EPM appoints Raoul Restucci as Executive Vice President for Middle East, Russia and CIS
Management change at Fugro GEOS
Astorg Partners acquires Geoservices
Foster Wheeler wins JSC Mozyr Oil Refinery contract in Belarus
Parker Instrumentation wins supply agreement for Kashagan field
DNV establishes center to meet needs for LNG safety
Petrofac and GPR in £1 million contract for Addax Petroleum
Technip awarded two contracts by Statoil for subsea services in Norway
BP, Gazprom CEOs Discuss LNG, N Europe gas pipeline
Energy 21C: The challenge facing 'new society' energy suppliers
GlobalSantaFe delays GSF development driller operations
Austral Pacific operations and corporate update
Patrick S. Parker, global industrial leader, passes away
ExxonMobil community investment initiative in Africa, Asia, Middle East, Caspian
Gazprom and Shell in Zapolyarnoye-Neocomian and Sakhalin-2 share deal
Technip awarded contract for a major ethylene plant in Kuwait
Aker Kvaerner subsea contract in Malyasia
Iraqi Oil Wealth - Issues of Governance and Development
Foster Wheeler awarded environmental project by Polimeri Europa in Italy
Santos strengthens Sorell Basin exploration position
Molopo to sell China coalbed methane gas asset
Chevron advertising targets dialogue about global energy issues
Chevron awarded new acreage offshore Australia
SimSci-Esscor next generation on-line process modeling and optimisation solution
DNV opens Paris office
Foster Wheeler wins Saudi Aramco FEED/Project Management Services contract
SAGIA and Ma’aden promote investment opportunities in mining sector
Shell secures new deepwater acreage in the Carnarvon Basin
Oil & Gas IQ’s Gas Commercialisation Asia 2005
Antares Energy spuds Velimese-2 well in Turkey
Sydney Gas response to the Australian Financial Review article
Origin Energy sells Tubridgi assets
Santos accelerates Tipperary acquisition
AGL PNG gas equity agreement
AGL commits to PNG Gas
Qserv invests £6 million in premises and equipment
Commercial operation of first independent power plant in Saudi Arabia
CIA 2005: Regional show to draw 800 industry players
The Peak Group wins VAALCO contract
Labtech secures Norwegian contract
Russia’s first concrete gravity base platform structure successfully installed in the Lunskoye gas field
OGS 2005 a platform for study and innovation
APPEA: Upstream oil & gas industry hungry for greater success
Keppel secures US$174 million contracts for two jackups
Honeywell to acquire InterCorr International
Shell appoints new Country Chair for Dubai and Northern Emirates
CNOOC files CFIUS notice
Technip wins contract in Malaysia for the Kikeh field subsea development
$13 billion to be spent on marine renewable energy by 2009
ExxonMobil completes restructuring of Dutch gas transportation interests
Santos to acquire premier coal seam methane position
Oil Plus launches unique new research service for oil and gas operators
Greater Gorgon venture moves into feed key Shell project reaches major milestone
Extension of Falkland Islands exploration licences
Global Process Systems secures major MOPU contract
Woodside approves Neptune development
Chevron milestone for Greater Gorgon gas development
 
June 2005
 
New windpark opened at BP terminal in Amsterdam
BP and partners plan clean energy plant in Scotland
BHP Billiton to develop Neptune oil and gas field in Gulf Of Mexico
BP, Sinopec & SPC celebrate SECCO completion
Tronic joins the elite with its third ISO accreditation
Molopo completes share purchase plan
Sakhalin Energy loads 100th cargo of Sakhalin Vityaz crude oil
Securities and Exchange Commission clears Chevron, Unocal to hold stockholder vote
SABIC decides against buying the Egyptian Fertilizers Company
Foster Wheeler awarded process design for hydrogen production unit by NIS, Serbia
Well service promotion for Garry Michie of Qserv
Emerson appoints new national business development manager
Emerson appoints new channel manager
Sundance spuds second gas well in US
Gas discovery for Po Valley’s largest Italian prospect
Emerson predictive capability in AMS Suite equipment performance monitor
South Australian natural gas price path decision
Jingemia oil field update, L14, North Perth basin
SPL WorldGroup in Asia Pacific expansion
Parker Hannifin acquires Korean-based valve maker Hanil Hydraulics
Douglas Westwood: Oil and gas projections put paid to unrealistic demand forecasts
PNG pipeline link to Northern Territory
Woodside: Blacktip gas sales agreement terminated
Tarantula 1 Sidetrack gas exploration well commences onshore Perth
Woodside widens options for US LNG exports
ADMA powers oil and gas exploration with Intel
Airpac demonstrates commitment to quality rental service
Fu Chengyu, Chairman and CEO of CNOOC on Unocal offer
CB&I helps Suncor Energy rebuild damaged fractionator tower
Umberto della Sala to lead Foster Wheeler's Engineering and Construction Group
Foster Wheeler awarded two contracts by Syndial
BHP Billiton reports assessment by Australian Tax Office
PSL Energy Services wins two call-off contracts worth £3 million
TNK-BP develops new advantageous export routes for its oil
Hakia 2 gas exploration well commences onshore Perth Basin, Western Australia
Horizon Oil Bussabong field drilling update
Chevron Corporation statement on Unocal transaction
CNOOC proposes merger with Unocal
SABIC launches Chinese web site
Foster Wheeler wins project for desalination unit in Saudi Arabia
Hugh Fraser International in strategic alliance
Saudi Aramco acquires additional shares in Showa Shell
Labtech jobs boost and major contract with M-i swaco
MRO solution for Oman Wastewater Services Company
ESC draft decision adversely impacts electricity network
Right to negotiate agreement signed for permit ATP 794P, Queensland Cooper Basin
Antares Energy drilling update
Chevron approves major project
Vela reports successful VOC-emissions reduction test
Honeywell awards space academy scholarship to Abu Dhabi teacher
Woodside AC/P8 Petalonia North-1 drilling report
Sundance US gas success
GlobalSantaFe worldwide SCORE markets remain strong
ExxonMobil Chemical's new Vistamaxx grades stretch into China
Venezuela gas discovery boosts Chevron’s LNG Plans for region
Halliburton receives contract for precommissioning of the Langeled pipeline
ABARE: Mixed outlook for Australia’s commodity sectors
Global energy demand and supply prompts record results for Canadian companies: PricewaterhouseCoopers
J. Ray McDermott adopts AVEVA VANTAGE Enterprise Net for Dolphin Gas Project
BPTT agrees sale of Trinidad oilfields
Shell selected for major new coal gasification opportunity in Australia
Australia’s largest wind farm opened
Horizon Oil drilling update on Bussabong second appraisal well
Project management excellence award for Mozambique gas project, designed and built by Foster Wheeler
Latest safety statistics from IMCA
FMEA Management Guide now available from IMCA
Agility expands presence in Queensland
New boost for advanced Aker Kvaerner drilling systems
ExxonMobil seeks to overturn unwarranted Grefer award
Russia’s first offshore concrete gravity platform begins journey to Sakhalin
Project participants sign MOU to develop Bass Strait Kipper gas field
Kipper partners apply for a production licence
Motiva signs agreement with ExxonMobil for 3rd lube train at Port Arthur
Aggreko completes three-and-half year power delivery contract in Soroosh oilfield
The Peak Group wins major Falklands contract
Beach Petroleum appoints new directors
Beach Petroleum hits one million barrels
Austral Pacific corporate and operations update
Horizon Oil Bussabong field drilling update
Peak Group secures Australian well management contract
HH Prince Saud Ibn Abdullah Ibn Thunayan Al-Saud welcomed by the Egyptian Prime Minister in Cairo
Borouge highlights Ruwais plant success at MEED conference
General manager from Yukos subsidiary held by General Prosecutor's Office
Australian renewable energy program 'REDI' with $100m
Mubadala Development and Shell sign MOU to form strategic alliance
Zamil Steel wins contract for Qatar Gas II development project
Chevron announces expansion of Australian North West Shelf LNG facilities
BP Solar expands its manufacturing facilities in Spain
Foster Wheeler awarded EPCm contract for Australian LNG project
BHP Billiton approves North West Shelf expansion
U.S. Oil and Gas group takes 10 per cent of Sundance prospect
Seventh production season from the Vityaz complex starts
Aker Kvaerner to deliver drilling equipment to high efficiency jack-up rigs
Intelligent toxic gas monitoring system for hazardous environments
DNV celebrates its first 25 years in Argentina
McDermott appoints Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer
SLIVER – award winning solar technology
Chevron and Unocal reach agreement with Federal Trade Commission
Castrol and Dong Feng to manufacture lubricants in China
Invensys Process Systems opens new technology center in Beijing
Foster Wheeler awarded contract for extraction of petrochemical feedstock from LNG in India
Innovene and Delta Oil major petrochemical investment in Saudi Arabia
Nowcasting scales new heights with Peak deal
Peak Group secures Australian well management contract
3i strengthens oil & gas team
Saudi Aramco progress of Rabigh refining/petrochemical project
Saudi Aramco presentation highlights Kingdom’s evolving petrochemical industry
Sydney Gas resumes drilling in Wyong: JB13 spudded
Hindmarsh Resources joins uranium hunt in SA
Heemskirk strategic Canadian investment
GlobalSantaFe executive management changes
Honeywell wins FEED project for Pearl GTL plant in Qatar
Petrofac extends contract with oil major
UK's flagship large offshore wind farm comes a step closer
Hardman Chinguetti finance facility
Tasman: Marathon South Drilling update and results of general meeting
More gas for Petsec in Gulf of Mexico
A sustainable future for the oil & gas industry
Santos adopts international accounting standards
Po Valley drills largest Italian gas prospect
Aker Kvaerner awarded contract for the world's largest bamboo cooking plant
Aker Verdal wins North Sea contract
BWXT receives contract extensions at Pantex, Y-12
Weatherford awarded Sakhalin II pre-commissioning contract
Mike Greive, Shell, speaks at the 2nd Middle East CSR Summit in Dubai
2nd Middle East Corporate Social Responsibility summit in Dubai
Sakhalin pivotal Asia-Pacific LNG supplier
Sakhalin Energy LNG Sales and Purchase Agreement with Toho Gas
Baker Hughes May 2005 rig counts
PepinNini secures vital drilling rig
APPEA: New approaches needed to encourage vital exploration
SABIC AR-RAZI 5 project awarded to Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
WMTC 2006 call for papers
BHP Billiton gets over 50 per cent of WMC and declares offer unconditional
Origin Energy installs solar to power SA's State Parliament
Cardiff gas well interim test operations report
Emerson introduces Rosemount transmitter with radar echonomics
Origin Energy Jingemia 7 oil appraisal well progress report
Horizon Oil to begin gas drilling program, offshore gulf of Thailand
Invensys optimizing assets and plant performance seminar
Marine partners scheme goes from strength to strength
Top safety award for Fugro GEOS
Technip-JP Kenny JV selected for the Greater Gorgon upstream development in Australia
Gas pipeline industry welcomes infrastructure taskforce report
Sakhalin Energy signs LNG supply deal with Tohoku Electric
Emerson acquires Tescom Corporation
Petrofac Expo 2005: Reflect on Tomorrow Today
 
May 2005
 
Roxar launches fault seal analysis solution
New interface simplifies integration of crude assay data into PRO/II process simulations
Emerson wins contract for Norway’s second largest gas field
Renewable power generation to serve more than 100,000 households
Shell welcomes progress in Ogoni reconciliation process
Prestigious International Safety Award for J. Ray McDermott
SEAWATCH extends global reach
World Islamic Funds excellence award to Gulf finance house
Santos signs Indonesian gas sales agreement
Yukos Oil Company sues for damages from the sale of Yugannskneftegas
Yukos disappointed by Khodorkovsky verdict
SABIC signs LOI with the US Fluor Company for the construction of utilities and site facilities at Yansab in Yanbu
Foundation stone laid for Dolphin Energy’s giant gas plant at Qatar’s Ras Laffan
Illogical W.A. Government Energy Policy decision
SABIC affiliate SHARQ wins prestigious British Safety Council award
Sakhalin Energy signs an LNG supply deal with Hiroshima Gas
Jingemia 7 oil appraisal well commences onshore Perth Basin, Western Australia
Petsec awarded two new leases in Gulf of Mexico
Australian explorer enters US gas market
Molopo announces $1.4m share purchase plan
SAGIA Governor discusses energy opportunities with US
World Islamic Funds Conference brings together investors and asset managers
Enerpac parent company acquires Hydratight Sweeney
TAG Oil expands its Canterbury holdings
Eni starts up production from K2 field offshore Gulf of Mexico
Petsec Energy spuds third well in Gulf of Mexico
ConocoPhillips’ S Zorb Sulfur Removal Technology for China’s Yanshan Refinery
Joint industry project offers new solution for prediction of reservoir souring
Yokogawa extends scope of annual conference
Foster Wheeler receives safety accolade
Presidents of Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey inaugurate BTC
John Crane LaserFace technology
Kitson-1 drilling report, PEL 88, Cooper Basin South Australia
Antares Energy: Adatepe-5 well spuds in Turkey
New pipeline gives Caspian oil access to world markets
Roxar launches RMSwellstrat
Shell aviation products at 5th Airport Build and Supply Exhibition
Parker Hannifin acquires assets of Netherlands-based distributor
Yukos to split into two operating units
SABIC launches acetic acid technology at Ibn Rushd complex in Yanbu
Petsec to develop new USA gas field
Aker Kvaerner to modify Indian offshore platforms
New Chairman Leads 2006 OTC Board
Baku investment pays off for PSL Energy Services
Douglas-Westwood : $13 billion for Offshore Renewable Energy Projects
Corporate Social Responsibility Dubai summit
Shell makes significant discovery in the Norwegian Sea
Facilitators UK wins major contract and unique international best practice award
Qserv wins prestigious safety award
Santos growth outlook stronger than ever
The Peak Group announces growth plans for international market
SABIC expands capacity to meet growing Asian demand
BP And NOVA Chemicals sign binding agreements for European styrenics joint venture
Further SNS responsibility for Petrofac
USA group joins Australian oil & gas search with interest in Sundance Cooper Basin well
Aker Kvaerner wins risk assessment contract from SABIC Europe
BTS: Offshore labour market extremely restricted
Antares Energy drilling update
Herb Elliott to be Deputy Chairman of Fortescue Metals Group
Po Valley in first gas discovery in Italy since listing
Clough buys Henry Walker Eltin
ABARE: Record number of advanced minerals and energy projects
Invensys Process Systems' 2005 Customer Conference
Yukos refutes Russian government and administration allegations
BP Products North America accepts responsibility for explosion
Technip awarded contract for a major petrochemical plant in Saudi Arabia
PetroChina and Shell proceed with Changbei project
Saudi Aramco President & CEO speaks at Baker Institute
Vienco and AGT Energy form new oilfield technology company
BHP Billiton launches development program for Southern Africa
Victoria Petroleum drilling report for East Flour Bluff D-24 well
New Chairman for Fortescue Metals Group
GlobalSantaFe worldwide SCORE maintains positive movements
Shell sponsors the world’s largest gathering of entrepreneurs
Testing operations at BG Webb #1 well - Flour Bluff Gas Project
EPL raises capital budget, names Phillip Gobe President, elects two directors
Roxar IRAP RMS to run on 64-bit Linux desktop
ExxonMobil reports record energy efficiency, health and safety performance
Sheldon Banks takes responsibility for sales at Parker Instrumentation
Origin welcomes extension to PV Rebate Program
CNOOC starts oil production in LD 4-2 ahead of schedule
Yardarino 6 gas appraisal well commences onshore Perth Basin
Molopo enters large US gas project
Foster Wheeler awarded engineering services contract for Hyundai Heavy Industries gas project
Middle East electricity exhibition and conference
SABIC awards contract to Technip for Yansab ethylene and propylene plant
Hangzhou Gas Company, Shell and The Hong Kong and China Gas sign natural gas pipeline contract
APPEA comments on Australian budget
AGL appoints new Director
Start of BTC linefill
BP extends Egyptian concessions
HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak honoured at Emirates Businesswomen Award
BP promoting innovation and competitiveness: a transatlantic dialogue
Good Shepherd and Origin Energy provide no interest loans for energy efficient appliances
Ergon set to take Molopo gas from 2006
ChevronTexaco changes name and image
Foster Wheeler awarded project management consultancy contract by GASCO
Saudi Aramco’s VP of New Business Development speaks at Saudi Mega Projects 2005 conference
Technip awarded contract for the FPSO of the deepwater Akpo field in Nigeria
Austral Pacific test operations to commence at Cardiff gas well
Sempra Metals strategic stake in Terramin’s Australian lead & zinc project
Saudi Aramco President & CEO addresses Saudi Mega Projects 2005 Conference
Al-Mady: Challenges threaten future of Middle East petrochemical industry
Roxar opens Vietnam office to meet growing customer demand
Wood Group open day opens doors for Aberdeen software firm
Baker Hughes April 2005 rig counts
OTC 05 Focuses on sustaining the success of offshore industry
ExxonMobil and Apache expand exploration and development in Western Canada
BASF and Shell sell stakes in Basell to consortium led by Access Industries
Statement from Yukos Oil Board of Directors and Management
APC awards key contract for pipeline FEED
Panasonic and Intergraph critical outage management project
Macquarie supports Terramin’s SA lead and zinc project
Technip contracts for subsea developments in North Sea and offshore Ireland
CETO wave energy generator sinks in readiness for test phase
Aker Kvaerner receives two technical awards at OTC.05
Hindmarsh Resources appoints Managing Director
Falklands oil search results better than expected
Petratherm wins PACE funding for Callabonna drilling
Antares Energy drilling update
Aker Kvaerner contracts for environmentally friendly energy production
ChevronTexaco orders two LNG carriers
CommSecure direct debit solution for Country Energy
Foster Wheeler contract for fuel oil upgrading by Preem Petroleum
Roxar signs technical co-operation agreement with Smartec
Roxar new ultra compact, subsea sand and pig monitoring AD3000 system
Roxar multi-million dollar Multiphase Flow Meter deal
Roxar to supply permanent downhole monitoring equipment to Hydro
Scan Tech UK to provide ROV tooling for North Sea
Hardman completes 4800km 2D Seismic Programme in South Falklands Basin
SA government may consider subsidy to overcome chronic drill rig shortage
Libya National Oil Corporation and Shell agree on major integrated gas deal
SABIC Metals to construct Korean flat steel painting facility
ARF to construct biodiesel plant in South Australia
Clough gets new deep sea construction vessel
Origin Energy: Halladale-1 DW-3 Well, offshore Otway Basin, Victoria
SA Resources, Energy and Investment Conference
GE Energy’s pipeline services group joins global energy transmission network
Fugro GEOS activity in GoM
Fugro camera systems
3i examines the prospects for North Sea oil and gas
Aker Kvaerner deepwater subsea contract
Antares Energy spuds Yukon-1
Business confidence levels in the Middle East region at an all time high
 
April 2005
 
ExxonMobil technology substantially reduces subsea well intervention costs
John Crane makes its mark on this year’s BPMA Awards
CNOOC reports a surge of oil & gas revenue
IPART hands down final decision on AGL Gas Networks
New Oil and Gas licences granted
Parker Instrumentation: Low cost non-return valves accommodate pressures to 10,000 psi
Global business success leads to expansion for Eclipse
New specialist oil and gas law service launched
Beach Petroleum achieving record results
Strong opening quarter for Santos
ExxonMobil reports start up of cogeneration facility in Baytown
ChevronTexaco celebrates 2004 as 'A Year of Great Accomplishment'
Northrop Grumman Chairman, CEO and President Ronald D. Sugar Elected to ChevronTexaco Board of Directors
Technip awarded FEED contract for Mississippi LNG terminal
K Home International receives Queen’s award
Michell Instruments wins Technical Innovation of the Year Award
Pinsent Masons boosts construction team in Dubai
Petrofac secures critical upgrade project in Kuwait
SABIC forecasts increase in polymers sales volume for South East Asia in the next five years
TNK-BP replaces 127 per cent of production with new reserves
UAE Petroleum engineering gets massive productivity boost from SGI Altix 350 series architecture
EIC leads trade mission to Qatar
Origin Energy: Halladale-1 DW-3 Well, offshore Otway Basin, Victoria
East Flour Bluff D-24, Flour Bluff Gas Field Development Project update
Petsec spuds new Gulf of Mexico well
SIA Engineering Company and Parker Hannifin form Asia-Pacific Hydraulic Equipment Service Center joint venture
Aker Kvaerner financial target achieved
Middle East set to dominate global polyolefins industry
WellLife cementing service helps ensure long-term zonal isolation in difficult HPHT wells
Instrucalc 6: Instrument engineering software
Santos wins gas contract for new Queensland power station
SAS oil & gas solutions a hit at MEOS 2005
New-look Caspian conference proving a draw
Performace Plus wins Queen's Award for enterprise
Avantis introduces web-based solution for supply chain collaboration
Enerpac high-pressure pumps designed specifically for bolting applications
BP’s views on energy security
OMV in major Austrian gas discovery
ChevronTexaco award of Front-End Engineering and Design contracts for Angola LNG plant
Aker Kvaerner wins contracts for boiler island and evaporation plant upgrades
Shell venture sells first regasified LNG from Hazira terminal in India
Sydney Gas appoints Michael Knight AO as chairman
CNOOC: LD 10-1 oil field outperforms daily production
TD-4100 Oil in Water Monitor bilge alarm receives US Coast Guard certification
Austral Pacific Energy shares trading under AEN symbol
Aker Kvaerner joins new alliance with Lucite International in UK
Emerson selected for $14 million flow measurement project for one of world’s largest sub-sea pipelines
Shell and ExxonMobil plan to market interests in three uk North Sea assets
Aker Kvaerner wins engineering contract from DSM
Foxboro introduces embedded virus protection for Windows-based I/A Series system workstations
SABIC reports US$ 1.354 billion profit in 1Q 2005
BP to invest $130 million on clean fuels production
Shell and Bechtel agree to $1.75 billion sale of InterGen
WellConstructor: An internet based consultancy
CGG vessels secure an acquisition backlog worth an additional 75M$
Halladale-1 DW-2 encounters gas in offshore Otway Basin, Victoria
GlobalSantaFe worldwide SCORE continues to improve
Technip: A new contract for a major steamcracker in Qatar
Portajohn signs with Modest
Roxar signs global software contract with Repsol YPF
Parker Hannifin record 3Q sales
ZIIC profits continue to rise
SAGC and Shell plan to launch new fast oil change joint venture in China
Fortescue raises resource budget
SABIC Board announces payment of SR 4.5 billion in dividends
AlMansoori launches purpose built tubular inspection services in Abu Dhabi
ExxonMobil MSDW lube technology selected by S-Oil for second application
Petrofac appoints Kjell Almskog as non-executive director
Foxboro Coriolis mass flowmeter now certified for international custody transfer applications
DeepSea provides new deepwater monitoring service
Petronas-Shell joint venture makes fourth successive discovery
Technip awarded two contracts by Norsk Hydro for the Fram East and Vilje projects in Norway
SAFCO announces 102% profit increase in Q1 2005
Go ahead for Santos’ first Indonesian development
Aker Kvaerner contract for completion of Snøhvit LNG project
SimSci-Esscor releases enhanced steady-state simulator for safety systems and pressure relief networks
COADE announces support for Autocad 2006
Expro International Group acquires DHV International
18th Middle East Energy Insurance Seminar brings together international and regional experts
10th Asia Upstream 2005
Aker Kvaerner awarded third expansion project with Teijin Twaron in the Netherlands
Aker Kvaerner for Statfjord B and C modifications
Baker Hughes organisational changes
Engineered Software PIPE-FLO Compressible 2005
The Oil & Gas Operations Summit 2005
New Vistamaxx grades for spunbond processing deliver enhanced elasticity
CB&I wins turnkey contract for LNG storage terminal in China
GlobalSantaFe public offering of ordinary shares
OTC 2005: Westmark simplicity in safety
Canada-Europe Power Investment Roundtable
CNOOC takes stake in Canadian MEG Energy
ENERGEX recognised for Greenhouse efforts
American Stock Exchange approves listing of Austral Pacific Energy
GE Energy launches J312 GMD engine for gass compression
BP awarded three Algerian exploration blocks
Judges begin assessment of Emirates Businesswomen Award entries
SimSci-Esscor launches new version of DYNSIM dynamic simulation program
Foster Wheeler/Huanqiu JV awarded coal-to-liquids study contract in China
Honeywell sponsors PMI Arabian Gulf Meet
Technip and Kerr-McGee win 2005 OTC Distinguished Achievement Award
Victoria Petroleum update on gas reserves estimates for Flour Bluff Gas Project
Woodside joins Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative
Woodside Energy CEO Don Voelte addressing APPEA 2005
IMCA celebrates 10th Anniversary
Shell to sponsor coveted Arab Journalism Awards 2005
ChevronTexaco awards major contract for Nigerian Gas-To-Liquids project
Hardman initiates proceedings
Santos: Casino gas project awarded a production licence
Hardman: Marloo-1, Timor Sea final drilling report
Australian Infrastructure Taskforce releases discussion paper
ChevronTexaco multimillion-dollar strategic research alliance in Australia
Australian mining technology businesses winning lucrative contracts
Labtech awarded Hitec contract
Baker Hughes March 2005 rig counts
Victoria Petroleum plans 8 wells in next three months
OTC 2005 exhibition grows
Austral announces year end result
Aker Kvaerner scores in independent safety audit
Clean energy breakthrough
Statoil extends contract with Maritime Well Service
ExxonMobil enters final negotiations on Upper Zakum Field participation
Roxar joins energy consortium POSC
Solar Power boost for second Ponds Creek Development
New equity arrangements for Australian Greater Gorgon project
Aker Kvaerner opens Rotterdam office
ExxonMobil signs framework agreement for Australian gas resources
AGL shareholders approve $228 million return of capital
Parker reports monthly orders trend
Foster Wheeler awarded PES contract for new chemical facilities in Saudi Arabia
iXSea launches ECHOES CHIRP Profiler Range
PSL Energy wins £6 million BP contract
Oman: Ministry of Commerce and Industry signs two contracts with Gulf Business Machines
Gastech 2005 breaks records and settles on next two venues
Hardman Resources Timor Sea update
Origin Energy: Halladale-1 DW-1 encounters gas in offshore Otway Basin, Victoria
Shell and Total awarded contract offshore PSC in Cameroon
ChevronTexaco signs framework agreement for Australian gas resources
Amerada Hess reports unsuccessful results at Wembley
EPL reports five exploratory successes
ChevronTexaco to acquire Unocal
The Peak Group recruiting for global expansion
Tap Oil spuds two wells
Tap Oil participates in WA-351-P – Jacala prospect
Vanco appoints new president
Jubail wins economic award
Three Shell experts to present key addresses at MPGC
ExxonMobil appeals reduced but unwarranted awards in Grefer case
Expro welcomes chinese delegation
ENERGEX trials new composite fibre cross arms
Sydney Gas spuds four new wells
Kupe JV decides on new gas production station
Clough AMEC forge links with Woodside
 
March 2005
 
TNK-BP: Lisichansk Refinery shut down for repairs in April
ChevronTexaco and Repsol to develop new area in Venezuela's Orinoco Belt
CB&I wins EPC contract for LNG terminal expansion in UK
GlobalSantaFe takes delivery of second ultra-deepwater semi
Technip contract for refinery in the US Virgin Islands
Santos upbeat on 2005 exploration program
Aker Kvaerner wins ChevronTexaco Thailand contract
Parker Hannifin in JV with Tejing Hydraulics
Saudi Aramco, Indian Oil Corp sign technical accord
Mustang establishes Asia-Pacific base in Australia
Sakhalin Energy relocates offshore pipelines to protect whales
Murphy Oil drills dry wells in Congo
CNOOC signs new PSC with Primeline
Santos first production from Mutineer-Exeter
Technip wins contract for a large gas plant in Saudi Arabia
Hardman Timor Sea drilling update
Victoria Petroleum BG Webb-1 well drilling report
Origin Energy drilling report
British Australian tidal power venture
Tidalmarine syndicate hands over Fujairah Mini Finger Pier project to Vopak
Zamil Steel celebrates 2004 record achievements
Dubai Techno Park and Omni Oil research and development centre
Woodside and Korean National oil Corporation sign joint study agreement
Ventures International target Norwegian skills for ME markets
Ezra Holdings concludes US$78.1m sale-and-leaseback deal on four AHTS
KS Tech provides refurbished jack up rig for Norwegian client
Petrofac secures groundbreaking $125m Kuwait contract
ESS goes back to school with education link up
Tronic wins prestigious engineering award
Amerada Hess ventures into Russian Federation
BWXT amends $135 million revolving credit facility
Florida hydrogen business partnership finalises hydrogen energy roadmap
Origin Energy: Commissioning of the BassGas Project Facilities
BJ Services Sponsors SPE Online eLibrary for Students
Baker Hughes Drilling Fluids introduces world’s first viscometer for Extreme HPHT Drilling Fluids Analysis
Regional forum on reinventing government in Arab states
ADB opens first Clean Development Mechanism facility project to buyers
Mad Dog extension well encounters significant oil pay
TNK-BP: Samotlorneftegaz unique project
Expro International trading update for the year ended 31 March 2005
PSL Energy Services appoint new VP
Shell announces global strategic partnership with KPI
Origin Energy finalises Gas Swap Agreement
Origin Energy: Halladale-1 DW-1 spuds in offshore Otway Basin
Victoria Petroleum more gas shows in BC Webb-1
Largo Vista Group signs Agreement in Principal with Shanghai Offshore Oil Group
GlobalSantaFe worldwide SCORE overall positive
SABIC Board approves bonus share and dividend increase plan
Yukos produced 85.1 million metric tonnes of crude in 2004
Aker Kvaerner wins contract from British Nuclear Group Project Services
BP creates new identity for petrochemicals company
Insurance experts to convene at Middle East energy insurance seminar
CETO Australian wave power leads in renewable energy technology
Borouge completes USD 40 million investment in Abu Dhabi
AAPG, EAGE to Serve as Conference Secretariat for 7th Bi-annual GEO Conference
TNK-BP core executives visit the Orsk refinery
Origin Energy answers call for more generation in Queensland
Shell review of remuneration policy for executive directors
Peak Group collects award at oil and gas Oscars
AlMansoori 2nd oilfield open-house event
Potential for new technologies to reduce energy use and greenhouse gas emissions
EPL successful high bidder on 22 blocks in Central Gulf lease sale
Invensys awarded multi-million dollar RasGas II contract
Gulf of Oman License Block 18 Awarded to Reliance Industries Ltd
New Catalyst Screening Unit generates high quality data 24/7
Saudi Aramco signs contracts for Khursaniyah, Hawiyah NGL mega-projects
BP and Sinopec to sign a Joint Venture Contract for their Nanjing acetic acid plant
Honeywell unveils comprehensive simulation solution for processing plants
McDermott fourth quarter and full-year 2004 unaudited results
ChevronTexaco Ivan-Damaged Petronius back in production
Yukos rejects Rosneft claims
Aker Kvaerner secures term maintenance contract and alliance management role at Teesside Power Station
Oil Education and Training is focus of Global Event
Invensys donates software extensions for FOUNDATION fieldbus to PACTware Consortium
Parker Elects Daniel Serbin as VP of Human Resources and Corporate Officer
Parker elects Tom Williams New Instrumentation Group President and Corporate Officer
BP awards well services contract to QSERV
Australia, UAE agree on Free Trade Agreement talks
Shell to sell its interests in the Laminaria and Corallina oil fields
Emerson expands Fisher NotchFlo dirty service control valve capability
LNG business set for remarkable growth in capital expenditure
Middle East energy leaders meet to prevent future power and water crisis
Austral set to test Cardiff-2A deep gas well
IMarEST appoints new president
ExxonMobil record-breaking 2004 performance
Cooper kicks off campaign with Kitson
Victoria Petroleum Dines CBM-1 drilling report
Santos appoints new Investor Relations executive
Sembcorp Marine subsidiary PPL Shipyard wins US$121m rig building contract
Keppel completes proprietary deepwater accommodation platform
Lucent Technologies targets China’s oil and gas industry
Sonangol and ChevronTexaco key agreements for Angola LNG Project
Origin answers Government's challenge
ABARE: Australia’s mineral export earnings December quarter
EPL acquires additional interest at South Timbalier 26
Technip awarded engineering consultancy contract for Arzew refinery in Algeria
Bahrain to host top quality conference at MEOS 2005
COADE releases updated PVElite and CodeCalc pressure vessel software
Shell showcases oil industry’s contribution to people development
Akzo Nobel wins prestigious contract for supplying water treatment technology
Qatar Petroleum & ExxonMobil US$12.8bn Qatargas II Project to supply UK
BHP Billiton announces US$7.3 billion cash offer for WMC Resources
Enhanced Avantis condition monitoring solution from Invensys facilitates real-time, proactive maintenance
Foster Wheeler, WorleyParsons JV received Letter of Intent for North West Shelf LNG Phase V Project in Australia
GE Energy’s cost effective SCC-screening solution
BP opens of new marine fuels terminal at Fremantle Port
Baker Hughes February 2005 rig counts
Wellhead contract to Aker Kvaerner from Unocal Thailand
Happy 21st Birthday Gastech
Performance Plus: Processing plants missing out on major reliability improvements
ChevronTexaco donates seismic data to American Geological Institute
South East South Australia (SESA) Pipeline underway
Foster Wheeler scoops the ECITB Active Cup for the fifth time
CB&I wins phase II award for UK LNG import terminal
DNV acquires CC Technologies
Top Welsh companies bound for MEOS
Distinguised achievement awards to be handed out at OTC2005
ExxonMobil announces sale of Sinopec shares
Homosassa Springs State park receives hydrogen fuel cell
ChevronTexaco reports first condensate from Angola's Sanha Field
Attention focuses on Azerbaijan in 'Year of Oil'
Hardman sells Gabon interests
North West Shelf Venture signs LNG Phase V Letter of Intent
Victoria Petroleum BG Webb-1 drilling report
Clough Thai JV secures first fabrication contract
 
February 2005
 
Baker Hughes announces organizational changes
Qatar Petroleum and Shell sign a Letter of Intent for the development of a petrochemical complex
Oil & Gas Industry Leaders at MEOS 2005
Qatar Petroleum and Shell sign Qatargas 4 agreement
Gastech breaks record but it's not all new
Roxar multi-million dollar software deal with TNK-BP
Shell appoints Graeme Sweeney CEO Shell Renewables and President Shell Hydrogen
Expro appoints new president
IMCA: New technical advisor
IMCA: Making contracting fair
Aker Kvaerner power boiler contracts for UPM's paper mills in UK and France
APC calls for tenders for PNG pipeline FEED
Roxar new corporate branding to better serve the E&P industry
Spotlight shines on Expro Group
Shell signs development agreement for LNG terminal in Italy
CGG develops its presence in India
Honeywell automation and information management systems to Gaz de France
Victoria Petroleum Flour Bluff Gas Development drilling report
Clough reports turnaround and BassGas impact
Santos makes two new appointments
GlobalSantaFe worldwide SCORE maintains upward swing
Foster Wheeler hydrotreater unit in Lithuania for AB Mazeikiu Nafta
BP Solar awarded solar power contract in Zambia
BP Clair Field inauguration
SAS drills down business intelligence at Middle East Oil & Gas Show
Wind farm to boost Hallett generation
Diving in contaminated waters
Intel and IBM oil & gas initiative in Middle East
Santos announces new President for expanding Indonesian operations
First Chevron hydrogen energy station unveiled
Exxon Mobil Corporation 2004 reserves replacement
Parker Hannifin acquires Markwel Hose Industries
BP Takes Minority Share in New R 250 Million Black-Owned, Black-Managed and Black-Controlled Fuels Joint Venture
Expro announces new contracts awarded
New Lease of life for the northern producer
Santos acquires OMV’s Gippsland and Cooper Basin assets
Statoil extends Aker Kvaerner's maintenance work in the North Sea
Invensys receives two new patents for Digital Coriolis mass flow measurement technology
BP makes fifth oil discovery in the ultra-deep water Block 31 Angola
Differential Glonass service for Veripos in Brazil
ExxonMobil Chemical to expand Santoprene TPV manufacturing site
Accident investigations improving safety at sea: Stanley Gray lecture 2005
Advantica and Hyder secure ADNOC technical consultancy contract
Sakhalin Energy: IUCN Report offers way forward
Shell and Malaysia's National Oil Company sign Production Sharing Contracts
Shell joint ventures win Kogas tender
Saudi Aramco CEO speaks at CERA Week 2005
Antrim completes acquisition of oil and gas fields in Argentina
AKER KVÆRNER: Strategic acquisition of shares in RR Offshore
ChevronTexaco and BG Group success offshore Trinidad and Tobago Block 6d
Crude oil spill on the Ohio river monitored by the TD-500 Oil in Water Meter
Production begins at Central Azeri in the Caspian Sea
Labtech celebrates record year for business
The Peak Group wins key Irish Sea well contract with major independent
Austral Pacific Energy : Drilling and oil production operations update
OTC 2005 Industry breakfasts focus on Canada, Libya and Norway
African power, water and gas utilities to meet in Cape Town in May 2005
Caspian Oil & Gas plans for seismic acquisition
Antares Energy Wilbeck update
Weatherford completes GreenStream dewatering and drying for Saipem
iXSea launches HYDRINS
PSL Energy win 4.2 million Ormen Lange excavation contract
Origin Energy: Gas supply issues in Mount Gambier and Penola region
Shell announces appointment of new Company Secretary
Expro Group awarded two significant Shell European contracts
McDermott fourth quarter financial preview and 2005 information
SABIC awards contract for Sharq-1 expansion project to Foster Wheeler Energy
Fram East contract for Aker Kvaerner
Woodside appoints new Chief Financial Officer
vMonitor wins Oman contract
Foster Wheeler awarded study contract by TNK-BP in Russia
Shell Oman Marketing distributes dividends
YUKOS dismisses banks in adversary proceedings
Honeywell inaugurates the largest integration center in the Middle East
Clough wins Saudi Aramco contract
Baker Hughes January 2005 rig counts
Statoil opens new office in Qatar
GASTECH 2005 – Breaking all records
Ness Energy uses new technology to re-interpret dated seismic
Kerr-McGee establishes position in South China Sea
Hardman Resources looking for new CFO
Antares Energy Wilbeck-1 update
McDermott announces new appointments
Technip awarded pipeline contract for Caledonia’s Johnston development
Norwegian asset swap between Statoil and Shell
Austral carried in US$6 million farm-out
Santos discovery in Indonesia’s Kutei Basin
Victoria Petroleum to start drilling at Flour Bluff Gas Field, Texas
Origin Energy progress report for Corybas 1 gas exploration well
Woodside investigates flowline fault
ABARE: Future of national industries discussed at OUTLOOK 2005
Parker reports continued high order volume in all segments
More service orders to Aker Kvaerner
ExxonMobil signs PSC for exploration activities
ChevronTexaco and co-venturers sign production sharing contract
Zamil Air Conditioners wins multiple projects in Bahrain
Origin Energy announces organisational changes
 
January 2005
 
Foster Wheeler awarded PMC contract by Abu Dhabi Gas Industries
Foster Wheeler's Ian Bill receives CBE
ExxonMobil estimated fourth quarter and 2004 results
ChevronTexaco returns to Libya
CanArgo Energy signs contract for Manavi appraisal drilling
Repsol YPF wins exploration block in Liberia
Horizon Oil second quarter report
Antares Energy Wilbeck-1 Update
Clough signs A$170M BG India contract
Aker Kvaerner secures GBP30 million contract from BP
Roxar opens Asia Pacific headquarters in Kuala Lumpur
Schlumberger opens Reservoir Fluids Center in Canada
ExxonMobil Chemical to expand oxo alcohol capacity in Singapore
BP opens Mega Data Centre in Singapore
OMV looks to Western Siberia
EPL announces results of five exploratory wells
Total signs two production sharing contracts in Mauritania
Origin Energy: BassGas JV wins court dispute on Clough bank guarantees
Clough Limited: BassGas status update
Woodside successfully bids for Liberian acreage
Corybas 1 gas exploration well progress report, Perth Basin, WA
Murphy Oil significant deepwater oil discovery in Congo Republic
Hydrogen future drives into the Big Apple
J. Ray McDermott & Keppel FELS sign Letter Of Intent for ABB Lummus global patents
Total signs two production sharing contracts in Mauritania
BHP Billiton appoints President Energy Coal
Rookwood North-1 drilling report, ATP 608P, Surat Basin, Queensland
Victoria Petroleum production update for Mirage and Ventura new oil field discoveries
Hardman secures project financing for Chinguetti development
Vicpet to double oil production
Santos steps up exploration in 2005
ChevronTexaco reports record $13.3 billion year
GlobalSantaFe reports 2004 results
Aker Kvaerner to proceed with Spence project in Chile
Shell signs North Sea Exploration deals with Apache
Hugh Fraser International guide for North Sea companies expanding into UAE
Total stake in two Australian deep offshore exploration blocks
BHP Billiton announces new Board appointment
ExxonMobil Chemical to expand Ethylene capacity in Singapore
Kvaerner Power wins power boiler contract in Finland
Virginia Burnell appointed president of Invensys Process Systems
Natural Gas Services names Stephen C. Taylor as President and CEO
Honeywell starts multimillion dollar contract to expand oilfield in kazakhstan
Origin Energy: Corybas 1 gas exploration well commences onshore Perth Basin
Victorian Department of Education&Training deploys largest Cisco WLAN in Asia Pacific region
Environmental assessment for Origin’s Victorian generator project
Roxar multiphase flow meters for Rosa Project in Angola
Enerpac parent company acquires Hedley Purvis
Technip awarded Kerr-McGee Ticonderoga field contract
EPL closes of south Louisiana acquisition increases 2005 budget
Aker Kvaerner: Contracts for Ormen Lange merged
BP reveals $2 billion plan for UK North Sea business in 2005
BP in Iraq technical study
BP begins production at Mad Dog in deepwater Gulf of Mexico
Performance Plus and Sasol deliver ahead of schedule
John Crane technology raises the bar for high performance sealing solutions
Australia Mexico meetings reveal potential for Australian LNG exports to America
Santos: Jeruk 2/ST3 well results
Horizon Oil: Kapul-1 well drilling report update
Victoria Petroleum: Rookwood North-1 drilling report, ATP 608P, Surat Basin, Queensland
SABIC announces highest ever profit of us $ 3.8b in 2004
Australia and Mexico in energy cooperation agreement
Santos goes direct with its own marketing of Minerva gas
Antares Energy spuds Wilbeck-1
BHP Billiton begins production at Mad Dog oil & gas field in deepwater GoM
Clough JV Wins A$33m Indonesian offshore oil & gas contract
Parker posts fiscal second quarter results
HP Integrity server solution sales pass $1 Billion in 2004
ExxonMobil announces first gas production at Arthur Field in southern North Sea
Keppel FELS to deliver KFELS B class jackup ahead of schedule
BHP Billiton reports first gas from Minerva development in Australia
Carbon capture and geological storage reduces cost of achieving emissions reductions
GlobalSantaFe worldwide SCORE improves steadily
Invensys and Hyperion in joint partnership
Technip led joint venture awarded contract for Freeport LNG terminal in the USA
Saudi Aramco CEO promotes closer co-operation with India
BP to sign MOU with JTC to build second hydrogen refuelling station
Intel embarks on technology awareness roadshow for consumers
Shell to participate in an integrated field study in Iraq
Baker Hughes files application with Ontario Securities Commission
Technip and NPCC to execute Qatargas II offshore EPC contract
Aker Kvaerner: Subsea contract for Vilje
ChevronTexaco partners with CITIC Resources to expand Caltex retail operation in China
Foster Wheeler establishes new oil and gas
Intel CEO at International Consumer Elecronics Show
Horizon oil: Kapul-1 well drilling report
BHP Billiton: First oil production from the Greater Angostura field
ChevronTexaco finds oil in four wells drilled in offshore Cambodia
General Monitors: New open path gas detection system
HP and Cisco align support services for mutual customers
AGL adds to wholesale gas portfolio with TGT deal
Austral Pacific Energy:Cardiff-2A sidetrack operations commence
ExxonMobil senior VP discusses new resources and advanced technology
Zamil Steel increases production capacity
Foster Wheeler, SNC-Lavalin JV awarded contract for development of Goro nickel-cobalt project
PSL Energy Services assist recovery in the Gulf of Mexico
C-SAM Ltd appoints non-executive director
TAP Oil acquires interest in new permit offshore Australia
BHP Billiton appoints COO, Aluminium Southern Africa
Baker Hughes December 2004 rig counts
Horizon Oil successful share purchase plan to raise $10 million
Florida purchases world’s first commercial hydrogen powered shuttle buses
Total extends Usan field in Nigeria
Atwood Eagle wins more work from BHP
Santos: Recommencement of dividend reinvestment plan
Parker Hannifin reports monthly orders trend
Energy Partners production, operations, and exploratory update
ChevronTexaco de Mexico awarded CRE permit
CGG wins land acquisition backlog worth $ 115 million
Aker Kvaerner wins boiler and evaporator contracts
ChevronTexaco first oil from Angola 's Bomboco Field
Sun Resources Cooper 1 well results disappointing
ProCurve Networking by HP sets the agenda for 2005
Oil Drilling & Exploration expands international oilfield services division
Sun deploys Grid Cluster Supercomputer at ADCO
Parker Hannifin divests remainder of Wynn Oil business to Illinois Tool Works
POGEE: 3rd Pakistan Oil, Gas & Energy Exhibition and Conference
Honeywell wins $60 million contract to modernise Algeria refinery
Keppel FELS kick-starts 2005 with new rig order
Woodside forms Gulf of Mexico alliance with Explore Enterprises
Aker Kvaerner wins second tranche of work at Shell's Pernis refinery
LNG terminal contract to Aker Kvaerner/ IHI consortium
Attracting oil and gas investment in Indonesia
Stretching Frontiers: 5th Doha Conference on Natural Gas

 

 
     

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