KCA DEUTAG awarded major drilling rig contract offshore Asia

Wednesday, Oct 08, 2008

KCA DEUTAG, the international drilling contractor, has been awarded a US$30m contract by Global Tender Barges Pte Ltd (owner of the Alligator tender assist rig) to support the drilling contract from Petronas Carigali Sdn Bhd, for the operation and management of the Alligator tender assist rig.

Lundin Petroleum Announces Resource Estimates for Oil Discovery in the Lagansky Block

Wednesday, Oct 08, 2008

Lundin Petroleum AB (Lundin Petroleum) is pleased to announce the estimated recoverable resources for the Morskaya structure in the Lagansky block, situated in the northern Caspian Sea. The Morskaya-1 exploration well was completed in July 2008 and encountered a major oil accumulation in the Aptian and Neocomian sandstone reservoirs. Lundin Petroleum’s preliminary […]

LyondellBasell launches new-generation PE adhesive resin used in steel pipe external coatings

Wednesday, Oct 08, 2008

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands, October 7, 2008 – LyondellBasell Industries has launched a new polyethylene adhesive resin that addresses customer needs in the rapidly-expanding pipe coatings industry. The new resin, Lucalen G3710E, is used as an adhesive layer in three-layer coating applications between fusion bonded epoxy resins and an HDPE top coat material.

Aker Philadelphia Provides Construction Update

Wednesday, Oct 08, 2008

On Friday, September 19, Hull 009, the fifth product tanker in a series of twelve, was successfully delivered to American Shipping Company.