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Heritage Oil spuds Warthog-1 exploration well and Kingfisher-3 appraisal well in Uganda

Tuesday, Sep 30, 2008

CALGARY, Sept. 30 /CNW/ – Heritage Oil Limited, an independent upstream exploration and production company, announces that it has commenced drilling the Warthog-1 exploration well in Block 1, Uganda and the Kingfisher-3 appraisal well in Block 3A, Uganda.
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Lukoil Group Companies Increase Their Interest in TGK-8

Tuesday, Sep 30, 2008

OOO LUKOIL-Volgogradneftepeprerabotka acquired 31.3% of the charter capital of OAO YuGK TGK-8 (TGK-8)  as a result of mandatory offer. Thus, LUKOIL Group interest in the charter capital of TGK-8 has reached 95.4%.
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Braskem announces the production and certification of the first polypropylene from a 100% renewable source

Tuesday, Sep 30, 2008

Development of the green PP of renewable origin is an unprecedented feat by Braskem, which was also the pioneer in launching the green polyethylene

Braskem took another important step towards consolidating its leadership in the development of green plastics by producing the first samples of polypropylene from 100% renewable raw material with international certification. The samples were first obtained on laboratory scale and then in a pilot plant, where homopolymers and copolymers were produced. This innovation creates very promising perspectives for developing applications with this green resin, which has the same properties and characteristics that made the traditional polypropylene, among all other thermoplastics, the one with the fastest growth in consumption.
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DNV calls for new approach to safety in the Arctic

Tuesday, Sep 30, 2008

Hamburg, Germany: The recently detected record low level of Arctic ice cover will make this area available for shipping activity at an earlier stage than previously predicted. New opportunities will then be created – new opportunities that require a new approach to safety.
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Prysmian Awarded Major Contract to Supply Submarine Power Cables and Systems for UK-Based Thanet Offshore Wind Park

Monday, Sep 29, 2008

Milan, 29th September 2008 – Prysmian Cables & Systems, a worldwide leading Group in the sector of cables and systems for energy and telecommunications, has been awarded, in consortium with Siemens Transmission & Distribution Ltd, a contract worth a total value of 87 million Euro to supply the electrical package for the new 300MW Thanet offshore wind park, to be constructed in the North Sea. When completed, Thanet will be the world’s largest offshore wind farm project. Prysmian will develop the connections between the wind park’s one hundred turbines, as well as the high voltage submarine power links to the mainland British power grid. Prysmian’s share of the contract is worth around 36 million Euro; Siemens will supply the onshore substation and the offshore substation.
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New Chief Financial Officer for TSMarine

Monday, Sep 08, 2008

TSMarine (Contracting) Ltd has announced Colin McGinnis, former head of structured shipping finance at ABN AMRO in London, as its new Chief Financial Officer.
Mr McGinnis is joining TSMarine directly from ABN AMRO, London, where he was responsible for delivering a structured finance capability to Western European and Middle Eastern markets.
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Sigma Offshore Company Information

Sigma is a company of consulting engineers and project managers based in Aberdeen working primarily within the offshore oil and gas industry.
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The No.1 List of Oil and Gas Production Companies

At the Your Oil and Gas Directory we have a list of key oil and gas production companies contact details and web-site links. Please visit our extensive http://www.youroilandgasnews.com/directory for more information.  Below find a list of some of the key companies:

PetroChina PetroChina Company Limited (“PetroChina”) is the largest oil and gas more»

Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) Abu Dhabi National Oil Company more»

AGR Group AGR Group is a leading more»

Baker Hughes Baker Hughes provides the worldwide more»

BJ Services BJ Services Company is listed more»

Blue Dolphin Energy Company Blue Dolphin Energy Company an more»

Bluewater Services (UK) Ltd Since its foundation in 1978, more»

Endeavour Endeavour owns interests in 10 more»

Expro International Expro’s business is well flow more»

Frontier Drilling Frontier Drilling, domiciled in Norway more»
Halliburton Halliburton adds value across the more»

Helix Energy Solutions Group From its infancy as strictly more»

Larsen Oil and Gas Larsen Oil and Gas group more»

ODS – Petrodata ODS-Petrodata is committed to delivering more»

PetroGlobe PetroGlobe Inc. is an emerging more»

PSL Energy Services PSL Energy Services (PSLES) is more»

Sparrows Offshore Services Limited Sparrows Offshore Services is the more»

Stratos Global Stratos is the world’s trusted more»

Weatherford International Weatherford International Ltd. is one more»

The Complete List of Oil and Gas Pipeline Companies

At the Your Oil and Gas Directory we have a list of key oil and gas pipeline companies contact details and web-site links. Please visit our extensive http://www.youroilandgasnews.com/directory for more information.  Below find a list of some of the key companies:

AMEC AMEC provides life-of-asset services to our clients, from initial design, more»

Acergy We operate internationally as one more»

Apache North Sea Limited In 2006, we continued to more»

Ausclad Group The Ausclad Group of Companies more»

BJ Services BJ Services Company is listed more»

Blue Dolphin Energy Company Blue Dolphin Energy Company an more»

Cal Dive International (CDI) Cal Dive International (CDI) is more»

Fugro Fugro’s mission is to be more»

Helix Energy Solutions Group From its infancy as strictly more»

J P Kenny Caledonia J P Kenny is one more»
ShawCor From a beginning as a more»

Technip Technip is a world leader more»

Weatherford International Weatherford International Ltd. is one more»

Gazprom Management Committee considers provision of nondiscriminatory access to UGSS for independent gas producers

Monday, Sep 29, 2008

Gazprom’s Management Committee considered the data with regard to providing independent gas producers with nondiscriminatory access to the Unified Gas Supply System (UGSS) capacities.
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Kårstø job for Fabricom A.S.

Monday, Sep 29, 2008

A contract worth some NOK 240 million for mechanical fabrication and installation at the Kårstø processing plant has been awarded to Fabricom A.S by StatoilHydro on behalf of operator Gassco.
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ExxonMobil Chemical’s Exxtral Performance Polyolefins Specified for Interiors of New Citroën Berlingo and Peugeot Partner

Monday, Sep 29, 2008

HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ExxonMobil Chemical’s Exxtral™ performance polyolefins have been specified for four interior components of the new Citroën Berlingo and Peugeot Partner manufactured by PSA Peugeot Citroën Group. The components include the instrument panel, door panel, and upper and lower trim.
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Centrica plc agrees to acquire Solar Technologies

Monday, Sep 29, 2008

Centrica plc, the owner of British Gas, today announced that it has acquired Solar Technologies Group Limited (“Solar Technologies”) for £2.8 million in cash (including the repayment of debt).  The acquisition will enable British Gas to install solar photovoltaic (PV) technology1 in the UK and will build on its aim of becoming the leading provider of low carbon energy services.
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GL signs Multi-Purpose-Vessels in Bangladesh

Monday, Sep 29, 2008

Hamburg, 26 September 2008 – Two 7,250 dwt multi-purpose-vessels are the latest addition to the orderbook of classification society Germanischer Lloyd. The ships will be built at Ananda Shipyard in Bangladesh for German shipowners Komrowski and Herrmann Lohmann Schiffahrt. Germanischer Lloyd Member of the Executive Board Dr Hermann J. Klein and Ananda Shipyard’s Managing Director Mrs. Afruja Bari signed the agreement at SMM in Hamburg.
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Perry Slingsby Systems step up the mark to ensure quick turnaround for DOF Subsea

Monday, Sep 29, 2008

Perry Slingsby Systems (PSS), the world-leading provider of remote intervention technologies and equipment, has secured a fast-track contract to supply a new generation Triton® XLX ROV system to DOF Subsea for delivery before the end of the year.
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