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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

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Zakharov to Lead Gazprom Dobycha Krasnodar

the Lead Engineer, head of gas and condensate production site at the Vuktyl Gas Production Center, the Severgazprom Production Association. Between 1999 and 2008 he served as a geologist, then a Lead Engineer for oil and gas production, Head of the Division for Gas, Condensate and Oil Production and Treatment, Kubangazprom. Later on from 2008 to 2009 he was appointed Acting Deputy Director General for Production, Gazprom Dobycha Krasnodar. Between 2010 and 2013 he headed the Division for Gas, Condensate and Oil Production and Treatment, Gazprom Dobycha Krasnodar. Between 2013 and 2015 he was

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Aker Solutions Opens Subsea Plant in Brazil

 Aker Solutions has formally opened its new subsea manufacturing and technology plant in Curitiba, Brazil.   The facility will employ about 850 people and is dedicated to machining, welding, surface treatment, assembly and testing of Christmas trees and other subsea equipment. It will provide the first subsea control systems manufacturing capability in Brazil, enabling delivery of complete well systems that are placed on the seafloor.   “The facility will build on and strengthen our nearly four-decade presence in Brazil, which is a key global offshore market with significant

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Alaska LNG Gets Conditional Approval to Export

approximately 1,000 jobs for the operation of the project. The proposed project facilities include a liquefaction facility in the Nikiski area on the Kenai Peninsula, an 800-mile large diameter pipeline, up to eight compression stations, at least five take-off points for in-state gas delivery, a gas treatment plant located on the North Slope and transmission lines to transport gas from Prudhoe Bay and Point Thomson to the gas treatment plant. The Alaska LNG project participants are the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation (AGDC) and affiliates of ExxonMobil, TransCanada, BP and ConocoPhillips.

UK Gas Storage Capacity at Risk, Sparks Price Rally

A potential technical problem identified during a routine inspection could reduce capacity at Britain's biggest storage site Rough by 30 percent, potentially tightening supplies and fuelling sharp price gains. "A potential technical issue has been discovered which, if verified, would limit the amount of stock in the Rough reservoir to a range of 29 TWh to 32 TWh," operator Centrica Storage Ltd said in a market message on Wednesday. That equates to a 30 percent reduction in storage capacity or a loss of 1 billion cubic metres of gas supply, said Trevor Sikorski, analyst at London-based

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Sulzer Takes Measures in the Pumps Equipment Division

  Based on the current challenging environment in the oil and gas market, Sulzer decided to take measures to streamline the manufacturing capacities of its Pumps Equipment division. Since the beginning of 2015, Sulzer’s Pumps Equipment division has been organized in three market-oriented business units Oil and Gas, Power, and Water, a dedicated global Parts, Retrofit, and Nuclear Services organization, and a Global Operations network. With the new setup, the company targets to make better use of its capacity and improve quality. At the same time, the oil and gas market remains

Tommy Olofsen Managing Director OSM Crew Management (Photo: OSM)

OSM Crew Management for Lauritzen Kosan Fleet

Global ship management company OSM Maritime Group said it has been awarded full crew management of Lauritzen Kosan’s entire fleet of liquefied gas tankers, including 26 refrigerated ethylene, semi-refrigerated and pressurised gas carriers.   OSM’s focus on the provision of personal service and expert seafarers, combined with delivering business efficiencies and economies of scale, has seen the company grow considerably in 2017. This latest contract ranks as its largest individual win of the year, bringing the number of vessels OSM provides services to far beyond the 500 mark. It

Ryan McPherson

ProSep Appoints McPherson for Middle East

Houston headquartered oil, gas and water treatment specialist, ProSep has appointed a General Manger for the Middle East as it plans for significant growth in the region. Ryan McPherson joins the company from the Industry Technology Facilitator (ITF), where he has been Regional Director for the Middle East and Asia Pacific based in Abu Dhabi since 2011. ProSep, which offers a life-cycle portfolio of patented solutions to the global oil and gas industry, has also signed a lease on a new office space in Abu Dhabi in the Al Muroor area as it prepares to deliver more projects in the region. This

Nick Hawkes (Photo: Aquaterra Energy)

Aquaterra Names Hawkes Financial Director

Offshore engineering solutions provider Aquaterra Energy has appointed Nick Hawkes as Financial Director based at the company’s headquarters in Norwich.   Hawkes has more than four years’ experience in the oil and gas industry and joins Aquaterra having spent nearly 20 years with Babcock International Group where he latterly held the position as Financial Director for 15 years. Hawkes graduated from Bournemouth University in 1987 with a BA (Hons) Business Studies.   His appointment follows the announcement in July that Aquaterra Energy secured a multimillion pound investment

Maritime Regs: Preparing For Future Emission Requirements

and medium and high-speed engines must significantly reduce nitrogen oxide (NOx) and diesel particulate matter (PM) emissions within US Caribbean Emission Control Areas (ECAs). In response, ExxonMobil has developed an advanced lubricant that can help optimize the performance of engines and aftermarket treatment devices (ATDs) that meet these requirements. This includes exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) and selective catalytic reduction (SCR) units. Mobilgard 410 NC is a high performance, zinc and chlorine-free 10 TBN engine oil. It has been designed to help optimize the performance of medium and high-speed

PSIL Recruits Global Sales Director, Expands In Middle East

technical director Miles Dilkes means we are able to deliver a more efficient service to our customers from initial request to product delivery." PSIL's assemblies are used in onshore and offshore oil and gas; heavy chemical and petrochemical; molten sulphur, salts and metals; metal picking and treatment; phosphorous, titanium tetrachloride and dioxide, and fertilizers. Certified to ISO 9001/2000 and API610 standards, PSIL’s products are built to meet the most exacting QHSE requirements of operators, and their assets, in every global region.  The company specialises in delivering

Vladimir Putin and Zhang Gaoli

Power of Siberia construction launched

   Yakutsk hosted today celebrations dedicated to welding the first joint of the Power of Siberia gas transmission system (GTS) meant to be a crucial element of the gas supply system being built in eastern Russia. The GTS will convey gas from the Yakutia and Irkutsk gas production centers to the Far East and China. The attendance was comprised of Russian President Vladimir Putin, Zhang Gaoli, First Vice Premier of China's State Council, Yury Trutnev, Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation and Presidential Plenipotentiary Envoy to the Far Eastern Federal District, Alexey Miller

APT 1 Start of Construction Ceremony

Ceremony Marks the Construction of 5 American Tankers

construction of five 50,000 deadweight ton, LNG-conversion-ready product carriers with a 330,000 barrel cargo capacity. The 610-foot-long tankers are a new “ECO” design, offering improved fuel efficiency, and include the latest environmental protection features, including a Ballast Water Treatment System. The five-tanker APT contract, along with NASSCO’s existing backlog, will sustain its current workforce of more than 3,000 and will add approximately 500 jobs at NASSCO. “This is a great opportunity to create hundreds of jobs in our burgeoning blue-tech industry,&rdquo

Jim Mackey (Photo: Choice Ballast Solutions)

Choice Names Mackey Business Development Manager

Choice from a career spanning more than 30 years at Hyde Marine. During his time with Hyde Marine, he was responsible for the North American, as well as offshore service vessel and cruise ship market segments and was part of the research and sales team that developed the Hyde GUARDIAN ballast water treatment system in the early 2000s.   Mackey has a wealth of knowledge in ballast water treatment systems (BWTS) and retrofit installation.  He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Naval Architect and Marine Engineering from the University of Michigan

Layoffs and Another Lost Generation?

The oil and gas industry currently suffers a shortage of mid-career professionals primed for leadership & supervisory roles, the legacy of the last oil price downturn in the 1980s to mid-90s. At that time the industry endured significant job losses, and hiring came to a standstill. As a result of the limited talent added, the group of individuals advancing into supervisory or eventual leadership positions in the oil and gas industry is notably small.   According to Douglas-Westwood, since oil price started declining late last summer, layoffs in today’s industry are nearing 100,000

Kelly Tomlin (Photo: CPV)

Tomlin Named Executive VP, CFO of Admiral Valve

Admiral Valve, LLC, parent company of CPV and manufacturer of CPV high pressure valves and fittings for industrial gas, petrochemical and shipbuilding industry applications, named Kelly Tomlin as executive vice president and chief financial officer. Tomlin, who had held the position of chief financial officer at CPV for the past four years, will assume the expanded role of executive vice president as a key member of the CPV leadership team. This appointment comes just after CPV Manufacturing named David London as president, further positioning the valves and fittings leader for future growth. In

Another Mammoth Gas Ship Ordered for MHI

The U.S. Shale Gas Revolution continues to drive orders for some of the world’s largest, most sophisticated tonnage. Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) received an order from Astomos Energy Corporation for a very large liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) carrier. The LPG carrier on order is identical to a vessel ordered to MHI by Astomos Energy late last year. Completion and delivery of the ship are scheduled for the first half of 2016. The newly ordered LPG carrier will measure 230.0 meters (m) in length overall (LOA), 36.6m in width and 11.1m in draft, with gross tonnage of 48,300 tons (t)

GE to Move US Engine Plant to Canada

General Electric Co said on Monday it will move production of large, gas-powered engines to Canada from Waukesha, Wisconsin, along with 350 jobs, to access export financing no longer available in the United States.   In its latest salvo aimed at persuading Congress to renew the U.S. Export-Import Bank's charter which expired in June, GE will invest $265 million in a new state-of-the-art manufacturing plant at a Canadian location yet to be determined.   The facility, to open in about 20 months, can be expanded to provide flexible manufacturing capacity to support other GE businesses

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