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Wednesday, February 21, 2018

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Keppel Wins SBM FPSO Conversion Deal

, fabrication and installation of spread mooring systems, as well as the installation and integration of topside modules. The converted FPSO will have a storage capacity of 1.6 million barrels of crude oil and is capable of producing up to 120,000 barrels of oil per day. The vessel will have a gas treatment capacity of circa 170 million standard cubic feet per day and a water injection capacity of circa 200,000 barrels of water per day

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.

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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

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

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

Rick Meidel (Photo: Crowley)

Meidel Joins Crowley Fuels in Alaska

Rick Meidel has joined Crowley Fuels as vice president and general manager, responsible for the performance and day-to-day operations of Crowley’s Alaska division. Meidel previously spent 32 years with ExxonMobil in downstream lubricants, retail fuels marketing, refinery optimization and natural gas and co-generation power commercialization. He earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Washington University in St. Louis.  In his new role, Meidel will be based in Anchorage and report to Rocky Smith, senior vice president and general manager. “Crowley

FairfieldNodal Welcomes New Member to Its Board of Directors

Seismic nodal technology and services firm FairfieldNodal has welcomed Knut Eriksen as the newest member of its Board of Directors.   Eriksen recently retired from Oceaneering International where he served as Executive Officer and Senior Vice President of Business Development. He has also held other key executive positions in the oil and gas industry, on the operator, service company and contractor sides of the business. He brings industry experience, strategic orientation, demonstrated business development track record and in-depth understanding of the offshore oil and gas segment as

Matt Corbin (Photo: Sparrows)

Corbin Joins Sparrows Group as European Director

Sparrows Group has appointed Matt Corbin as its regional operations director for the UK and Europe to support the company’s continued growth in the oil and gas, renewables and industrial sectors.   Corbin, who has more than 20 years’ experience working in the oil and gas industry, has held several leadership positions including UK managing director for the subsea division of Aker Solutions and UK regional general manger for GE Oil & Gas.  Most recently, he was supply chain consultant to the UK Government’s regulatory body, the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) and

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

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

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

Frank Ketelaars (Photo: DNV GL)

Ketelaars Takes the Lead for DNV GL - Oil & Gas in the Americas

Frank Ketelaars took up the position of Director of Region Americas in DNV GL – Oil & Gas on 1 October, as North America’s energy system undergoes a transition.   DNV GL’s recently published Energy Transition Outlook shows significant shifts in US federal energy and climate change policies. Commenting on his appointment, Ketelaars said: "DNV GL has delivered some of the oil and gas industry's most progressive and technically complex projects across the Group's regions.”    Reducing dependence on imports is a key driver for the energy transition in

Siemens May Cut Jobs in Power Turbine Business Overhaul

Siemens may cut thousands of jobs as part of plans to overhaul its power turbine business, where growth in renewable energy is dampening demand for new coal and gas power stations, a person familiar with the matter said. "Various scenarios are being considered," the source said, adding that details of the changes at the Power & Gas division were still to be decided. German monthly Manager Magazin earlier cited company sources as saying that Siemens could shut or sell up to 11 of its 23 Power & Gas sites around the world, which could include plants in the eastern German cities

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

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