SGS Acquires Chemical Characterisation Business in the UK

Tuesday, Feb 01, 2011
SGS is pleased to announce the acquisition of the chemical characterisation business and its assets, formerly run by LGC . The laboratory is well-equipped in the areas of inorganic analysis, spectroscopy and thermal analysis for fuels, polymers and catalysts and provides SGS with additional analytical testing capabilities.

Aberdeen must be ready to meet oil and gas contractor demand, warns Brookson

Tuesday, Feb 01, 2011

Aberdeen needs to be ready to meet the 12,000 shortfall in oil and gas contractors or miss a golden opportunity to grow its regional economy, says accountancy and support services company, Brookson Limited.

Maersk Oil to buy Devon Energy’s 15% interest in Angola Block 16

Maersk Oil, a fully owned subsidiary of A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S, has agreed to acquire a 15% interest in Block 16 in Angola from Devon Energy for an initial payment of USD 70 million and future contingent considerations. The agreement is subject to closing conditions including government approval.

Technip awarded a key engineering contract for a FLNG in Malaysia

Technip, in a consortium with Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. Ltd., has been awarded by Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS) and MISC Berhad a front-end engineering and design contract for a floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) unit. The FLNG, which will have a capacity of one million-tonnes per annum, will be located in Malaysia.

Green Star Energies partners with the Petrolia Group to develop Oklahoma Oil Field

Green Star Energies, Inc. (Pink Sheets: GSRE) is pleased to announce they have partnered with Petrolia Group, LLC of Houston, Texas to develop the California Creek Oil Field in Oklahoma immediately. As per the terms of the agreement, Petrolia Group, LLC will supply all development costs and operational expertise to the project and in return Green Star Energies will […]

Carnarvon Petroleum announces Tapao Kaew drilling update

Thailand L20/50 Concession
Carnarvon Petroleum provides the following update on the Tapao Kaew exploration well, onshore Thailand.

Transeuro Energy announces Ukraine Drills into high pressure gas

Transeuro Energy Corp. (”Transeuro” or the”Company”)  issues a weekly update on its Ukraine operations, on the exercise of warrants and the acquisition of Beaver River.

Georgia Power strikes solar power deal with Dalton Utilities

Georgia Power recently acquired a series of solar projects of up to 1 megawatt (MW) in Murray County, Ga., co-developed by United Renewable Energy LLC and Mack Creek Energy LLC.

Wind power’s £30 billion of potential for Scotland

Around £30 billion could be invested in Scotland’s offshore wind industry, creating thousands of jobs, First Minister Alex Salmond has claimed.

GE signs largest Wind Services agreement in Europe to date with Cobra Energia

GE (NYSE: GE) has signed a 10-year contract with Spanish wind developer Cobra Energia to provide advanced services for 178 GE wind turbines installed at eight wind farms across Spain. The agreement is GE’s largest wind energy services contract in Europe and reinforces the company’s position in Europe’s highly competitive wind turbine services sector.