Dell to sell with Officeworks

Thursday, May 01, 2008

Major PC player Dell is teaming up with Officeworks as its first local retail partner in Australia.

Setting the record straight on Northrop Grumman’s tanker Setting the record straight on Northrop Grumman’s tanker

Thursday, May 01, 2008

Boeing has a full-page ad in today’s Washington Post that again misrepresents the facts surrounding Northrop Grumman’s win of an Air Force contract to construct America’s next generation of aerial refueling tankers. Today, we even have video to refute Boeing’s erroneous claims.

Chavez calls for steel takeover

Thursday, May 01, 2008

President Hugo Chavez has demanded that Venezuela’s biggest steelmaker be expropriated - after government efforts to buy a majority stake failed.

Gazprom and VNG put €350 million in German storage

Thursday, May 01, 2008

Russian gas producer Gazprom and partner Verbundnetz Gas, or VNG, will invest €350 million in a gas-storage site by the German state of Saxony-Anhalt.

UAE to sign Shah deal worth US$10 billion within week

Thursday, May 01, 2008

The United Arab Emirates will sign a contract to develop sour gas reserves at the Shah field within a week, an official at state-owned Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc) said today.

Sabic says liquidity abundant for sukuk

Thursday, May 01, 2008

Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (Sabic) said on Tuesday liquidity conditions were appropriate for its upcoming Islamic bond sale, which the Arab world’s biggest publicly traded company will use to fund projects.

LyondellBasell restarts FCCU at Houston refinery

Thursday, May 01, 2008

LyondellBasell Industries announced Tuesday that its Houston refinery has returned the fluid catalytic cracking unit (FCCU) to service. The FCCU at the 268,000 barrels per day refinery was shut down for unplanned maintenance in late March.

Coskata to build cellulose facility

Thursday, May 01, 2008

Coskata Inc. said that it will produce 40,000 gallons of cellulosic ethanol a year at a commercial demonstration plant near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The US $25 million project will be located at the Westinghouse Plasma Center, the current site of a pilot-plant gasifier owned and operated by Westinghouse Plasma Corporation.

Stena spends US$942 million on Samsung drill ship

Thursday, May 01, 2008

Samsung Heavy Industries Co, the world’s second-largest shipyard, said Thursday that it has won a US$942 million deal to build a drill ship.

Odim lands US$9.8 million Fugro gig

Thursday, May 01, 2008

Odim said today it has won a contract to supply handling equipment worth about Nkr50 million ($9.8 million) to fellow Norwegian outfit Fugro Geoteam.