SingTel receives Frost & Sullivan Technology Leadership Award for Maritime Broadband Communications

Friday, Aug 29, 2008

Singapore, 29 Aug 2008 –Singapore Telecommunications Limited (SingTel) announced today it has received the prestigious 2008 Asia Pacific Frost & Sullivan Technology Leadership Award in the field of Maritime Broadband Communications.

FLIR Systems Announces $11.1 Million Modification to Service Contract From the U.S. Army

Friday, Aug 29, 2008

PORTLAND, OR, Aug 28, 2008 — FLIR Systems, Inc. announced today that it has been awarded a $11.1 million modification to a Performance Based Logistics (PBL) support contract from the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command in Huntsville, Alabama. This contract provides for service, upgrades, and logistics support for certain U.S. […]

Boeing San Antonio Earns Benchmark Certification for Environmental Practices

Friday, Aug 29, 2008

SAN ANTONIO, Aug. 28, 2008 — Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced that its military aircraft maintenance, modification and upgrade facility in San Antonio has earned an International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 14001 certification, becoming the company’s first Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) site in 2008 to validate its environmental management system.

Total Appointment of Bernard Estève

Friday, Aug 29, 2008

Effective September 1, nuclear power expert Bernard Estève is appointed Advisor to Total, reporting to Philippe Boisseau, President, Gas & Power. His appointment will help Total meet its strategic goal of expanding into the nuclear power industry.

StatoilHydro Mongstad recovers oil vapour

Friday, Aug 29, 2008

StatoilHydro’s crude oil terminal at Mongstad in Hordaland has opened the world’s largest oil vapour capture and recovery plant.The formal opening of took place in the sunshine Thursday morning witnessed by a number of guests from partners, contractors and municipal authorities.The plant, which went into operation at the end of June, is […]

ExxonMobil Commences Site Work at Point Thomson to Support Drilling Program

Friday, Aug 29, 2008

ANCHORAGE, Alaska–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ExxonMobil Production Company today announced that it has completed initial barging of equipment and supplies to the Point Thomson drill site. This work supports the drilling program outlined in the Point Thomson development plan submitted to the Department of Natural Resources earlier this year. ExxonMobil is operator of the Point […]

Lukoil, ConocoPhillips’ Yuzhno Khylchuyu (YK) Field Production Begins

Friday, Aug 29, 2008

HOUSTON, TX and MOSCOW, RUSSIA, Aug. 28, 2008–OAO LUKOIL President Vagit Alekperov and ConocoPhillips Chairman and CEO Jim Mulva today participated in a special ceremony on the occasion of the startup of the Yuzhno Khylchuyu (YK) field located in the Nenets Autonomous District.

Sibir Provides Moscow Refinery Update

Friday, Aug 29, 2008

Sibir is pleased to announce that its downstream subsidiary, Moscow Oil and Gas Company (“MOGC”), and Gazprom Neft (“GPN”) have transferred their respective beneficial shareholdings in the Moscow Refinery to Moscow NPZ Holdings B.V. (“Moscow NPZ Holdings”), a company incorporated in the Netherlands by way of share subscriptions in kind, in exchange […]

BASF to increase prices for all Wet-End Paper Chemicals

Friday, Aug 29, 2008

Effective September 1, 2008, or as contracts allow, BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, will raise prices by 15% for all Wet-End Paper Chemicals in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

The Grand Alliance enhances Mediterranean Service to add Valencia Port, Spain

Friday, Aug 29, 2008

Grand Alliance (GA) is enhancing its service between Mediterranean and Asia (EUM) to proactively cater for our customers needs. Valencia will be added as a port of call in the current EUM service, and the enhanced service will begin in the second full week of August 2008 (Week 33).