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AWE provides Al Meashar-1 update

AWE Limited reports that as at 06:00 Yemen time on 21 April (-7 hrs AEST) fishing operations were in progress on the Al Meashar-1 well to recover bottom hole assembly stuck in-hole since the completion of the second drill stem test.
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Subsea Project Awards from the 6th of January to the 22nd of April

Technip Awarded Framework Contract For Flexible Pipe Supply In Norway 22-04-2010
Polarcus receives Letter of Award from Nexen 21-04-2010
Subsea 7 announces Contract Award by BP in Gulf of Mexico 13-04-2010
Triton Nets Six Figure MOD Contract 12-04-2010
Aker Solutions to supply subsea umbilicals to Noble Energy 09-04-2010
EMGS awarded contract worth USD 7.5 million 08-04-2010
J. Ray McDermott Awarded Te Giac Trang Transportation and Installation Work in Vietnam 07-04-2010
Total Awards FMC Technologies $210 Million Subsea Contract to Support Laggan-Tormore Field 07-04-2010
Aker Solutions signs sub-surface deal with BP 07-04-2010
FMC Technologies Awarded Perdido Stage II Contract 06-04-2010
Dominion Gas awarded Nord Stream deal 06-04-2010
Aker Solutions signs service contract with Petrobras 30-03-2010
Scana awarded contracts for riser material supply 29-03-2010
Large umbilical contract to Aker Solutions on Australian continental shelf 26-03-2010
Parker’s Energy Products Division Awarded Umbilical Contract in Gulf of Mexico’s Green Canyon 26-03-2010
Aker Solutions wins power cable installation contract with ABB 25-03-2010
J. Ray McDermott Awarded EPCI Project by Saudi Aramco 24-03-2010
Hyperdynamics Announces Second Extension of Memorandum of Understanding With Government of Guinea 22-03-2010
CTC Marine Projects Awarded BARD Offshore Wind Farm Workscope 19-03-2010
Technip Awarded Contract for the Nord Stream Project in the Baltic Sea 18-03-2010
J. Ray McDermott Awarded First Asia Pacific Subsea Project 17-03-2010
BW Offshore signs Letter of Intent for BW Carmen 17-03-2010
FireFly Seismic System to Be Deployed by Apache in Argentina’s Wine Country 17-03-2010
Aker Solutions signs sub-surface frame agreement with Statoil 17-03-2010
Ezra orders two large MacGregor subsea knuckle-jib cranes from Cargotec 15-03-2010
Bergen Oilfield Services Extends Veripos Positioning Contract 15-03-2010
Plexus Holdings Announces Contract Win in Angola 11-03-2010
TGS Continues Expansion of Indonesia 2D Program 10-03-2010
FMC Technologies Receives US$62 Million Contract to Support Marulk Field Development 09-03-2010
J Ray secures Dai Hung subsea contract, offshore Vietnam 09-03-2010
EMGS awarded survey worth USD 5 million offshore West Africa 09-03-2010
NCA has signed a frame agreement with Det Norske for wellhead picking 08-03-2010
NCS Survey Awarded Contract with Saipem for Nord Stream Pipeline Project 08-03-2010
GE Oil & Gas Power Generation and Subsea Equipment Wins Bring Gorgon Project Awards to Over $1.1 Billion 04-03-2010
First Supply Contract for Asiaflex Products, Technip’s New Flexible Pipe Plant in Malaysia 04-03-2010
Ocean Power Technologies Receives EUR 2.2M EC Grant for Spanish Project 03-03-2010
Strategic oil and gas contract awarded Scana 03-03-2010
Weatherford’s Pipeline & Speciality Services Group Receives Technip Contract Award 02-03-2010
NOK 24 million subsea and deepwater contract for ODIM 01-03-2010
Total Awards FMC Technologies US$65 Million Contract in Angola 26-02-2010
Technip and Subsea 7 Awarded Subsea Installation Contract for the CWLH Redevelopment Project 25-02-2010
Technip Awarded Two Contracts for Field Developments in UK North Sea 23-02-2010
Dril-Quip secures subsea equipment contract in Mirage field, Gulf of Mexico 23-02-2010
DOF Subsea USA secures BOP recovery operations contract in India 22-02-2010
DOF Subsea UK Awarded Survey and Positioning Contract by Technip 17-02-2010
EMGS launches 21st licensing round campaign 16-02-2010
Technip awarded Subsea contract in the Mediterranean Sea 15-02-2010
BJ Services Awarded Conductor-Driving Services Contract 15-02-2010
J P Kenny wins subsea contract with TAQA Bratani Limited 12-02-2010
FMC Technologies Signs Multi-Year Frame Agreement With Cobalt International Energy 11-02-2010
Helix ESG Announces Joint Venture With Clough for Subsea Services in the Asia Pacific Region 09-02-2010
NOK 23 million offshore delivery for ODIM 05-02-2010
Consortium Lead by Swiber Secures Notice of Award for EPCIC Contract worth Approx. US$117.5 Million 05-02-2010
Aker Solutions signs subsea contract with Repsol 04-02-2010
Petrobras Awards FMC Technologies $400 Million Subsea Tree Frame Agreement 04-02-2010
Scottish company secures £500,000 Wave Hub contract 04-02-2010
Hyperdynamics Extends Letter of Intent with Repsol 03-02-2010
J. Ray McDermott – Keppel FELS Joint Venture Awarded Major Offshore Project; Significant Scope to be Performed by J. Ray 02-02-2010
Umbilical Frame Agreement award for Hydrasun 29-01-2010
TGS Expands Multi-Client 2D Data Coverage in Indonesia 28-01-2010
TGS Expands Multi-Client 2D Data Coverage in Indonesia 28-01-2010
Technip Awarded Augmentation Pipeline Contract at the Broom Field in UK North Sea 27-01-2010
Statoil Awards FMC Technologies $40 Million Contract 26-01-2010
TGS Announces New TGS 3D Project in Liberia 26-01-2010
Technip and Subsea 7 Awarded Subsea Installation Contract for the CWLH Redevelopment Project in Australia 25-01-2010
FMC Technologies Signs $80 Million Subsea Service Contract With Petrobras 21-01-2010
Swiber Secures Notice of Award in Consortium for EPCIC Contract worth Approximately US$188.8 Million 21-01-2010
Technip Awarded a Subsea Contract in West Africa 20-01-2010
CGGVeritas Extends Gulf of Mexico Three Corners 3D Wide-Azimuth Survey 15-01-2010
Dynamic Positioning Services Ltd. in Aberdeen UK awarded RESON a contract for a SeaBat 7125-ROV multibeam sonar system 14-01-2010
First joint EMGS – Fugro Multi-Client Project initiated 14-01-2010
Ezra secured maiden Subsea Inspection, Maintenance and Repair (IMR) contract 14-01-2010
Apollo Joins Alcatel Private Maintenance Agreement 13-01-2010
Neptune secures multiple works on Gorgon 13-01-2010
CGGVeritas Announces Two Major Ocean Bottom Cable Contract Awards 11-01-2010
CSL Secures Contracts in North Sea and Gulf of Mexico 11-01-2010
TGS Begins the Justice Wide Azimuth Project 06-01-2010

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Canacol Energy Ltd Cases Executes Rig Contract for Guyana Exploration Well

Canacol Energy Ltd. (“Canacol” or the “Corporation”) (TSX VENTURE:CNE) is pleased to announce that it has executed a contract with Tuscany South America Limited (“Tuscany”) for the provision of the 1,500 horse power drilling rig #110 for the purpose of drilling its K-2 exploration well in Guyana. Upon the execution of the contract Tuscany commenced mobilization of the drilling rig from Oklahoma, USA, to Guyana. It is anticipated that the rig will arrive on location within 60 to 75 days, and that drilling will commence shortly thereafter. Canacol has a 90% working interest in the Takutu PPL, which contains the Karanambo discovery drilled by Home Oil in 1982.
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All the Latest Appalachian Basin Project Contract Awards

Are you looking for all the latest Oil & Gas Project and Contract Awards in Appalachian Basin? Here are some we have featured:

Dominion and Exterran Holdings Announce Agreement for Two Natural Gas Processing Plants in Appalachian Basin 21-04-2010
Pure Energy Announces Completion Of Acquisition of USA Wireline Assets 21-04-2010
US Natural Gas Corp (formerly Adventure Energy, Inc.) Acquires Additional Leaseholds in Wayne County, West Virginia 08-04-2010
NGAS Resources Subsidiary Daugherty Petroleum Becomes NGAS Production Co. 07-04-2010
BENTEK: Marcellus Shale Production Poised to Disrupt U.S. Natural Gas Market 23-03-2010
Nextraction Energy Successfully Drills Appalachian Basin Well; Encounters Gas-Producing Zones 23-03-2010
Nextraction Commences First Proof of Concept Well in Appalachian Basin 12-03-2010
Nextraction Receives Permit to Drill in Tennessee; Operations to Commence Immediately 04-03-2010
Miller Energy Resources’ First Rework Oil Well Tested at 578 BOED 04-03-2010
Adventure Energy to Acquire Wilon Resources in Stock Related Transaction 02-03-2010
Petroleum Development Corporation Reports 2009 Key Operating Results; Expanded 2010 Capital Budget; 250% Increase in 2010 Planned Drilling Activity 18-02-2010
Ultra Petroleum Provides Production and Capital Budget Guidance for 2010 15-02-2010
Petroleum Development Corporation Announces 2009 Fourth Quarter and Year-End Investor Conference Call on Thursday, March 4, 2010 12-02-2010

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Technip Awarded Framework Contract For Flexible Pipe Supply In Norway

Technip has been awarded by Statoil ASA a three-year framework contract for the design, fabrication and supply of flexible pipe products for projects in Norway.
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Are you looking for a supplier of Distribution Systems in Dubai?

Are you looking for a manufacturer or distributor to supply Distribution Systems in Dubai?  MCI are a leading supplier of Distribution Systems in Dubai and through out Middle East.

MCI offer a range of custom built equipment suitable for Hazardous Areas, Junction Boxes, Starters, Control Panels, Motor Control Centre’s, Distribution Boards are among the items built. Standard products include three versions of CPFG panels for A60 class modules, Battery Isolators and Temporary Power Units. MCI offers a comprehensive range of enclosures for Gas Group IIB for use in Zone 1 and Zone 2 areas that fulfill the requirements of European Standards EN 50014 and EN 50018.

MCI also assembles a range of CEAG moulded Plastic EEx ed equipment. The flameproof encapsulated components, such as MCB’s, fuses, contactors, lamps, switches and meters are mounted in impact resistant enclosures made of polyester in the type of protection “Increased Safety. Built up units include Ex Distribution Boards, Control Stations and Motor Starters all to European Standards EN 50014 and EN 50018 ATEX Approved and suitable for use in Zone 1, Zone 2, Zone 21 and Zone 22.

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Enterprise Oilfield Group, Inc. Provides Corporate Update

Enterprise Oilfield Group, Inc (“Enterprise” or “the Company”) (TSX:E) is pleased to update shareholders on several items.
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Ecopetrol Approves the Commercial Viability of the Quifa Field

The Board of Directors of Ecopetrol approved the commercial viability of the Southwest Quifa Field, located in the Meta district, within the Quifa Partnership Contract Area.
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El Sewedy Electric – Our Companies – Iskra AMESI, d.o.o

Iskra Automation, Measurement and Energy Systems is a new acquisition by Elsewedy Cables, specialized in the production of meter testing equipments -established in 1991 by Iskra Kibernetika -podjetje Inženiring.
The skilled workers are the wealth of Iskra AMESI. The mix of experiences and youth assures effective results


Development and production of automated meter test equipment, equipping of Iskraemeco and Joint ventures on global market
The meter test equipment is intended for fulfilling the requests of producers as well as utility laboratories


Development, projecting and manufacturing of testing equipment and automated equipment for production plants and servicing laboratories (for electricity meters) on the field of measuring, registering and controlling of energy.

Our Markets

Our main customer is: Iskraemeco
 Electrical Industry – meters producers
 Laboratories (utilities)

Sales and marketing on global market, will be executed by Iskraemeco, wherever the Iskraemeco representatives and agents are present, on other markets hired agents would do the job.

Product Range

Automation program
Assembly Line counter pole
Assembly calibration test-line
Automatic screwdriver
Meter Testing and Production Equipments
Power Sources
EPS5-3 Three-Phase Electronic Power Source
EPS20-3 Three-Phase Electronic Power Source
EPS80-3 Three-Phase Electronic Power Source
Iskramatic catsReference Meters

Meter Test Benches
Static Test rack
Test tunnel for 20 meters
Test tunnel for 40 meters

Components of measuring systems
Error meter
Scanning head FG
Quick acting connector
Hand held terminal (with SW)
Additional display unit
Multi Secondary Voltage Transformer
Isolated current Transformers

Software Cats

Special Equipment
High voltage tester
Meter starting device

Locations Iskra AMESI d. o. o.
Savska loka 4
SI-4000 Kranj


COOEC Signs Gorgon Project Contract with Chevron AUS

COOEC (600583) made a new breakthrough in overseas market development. Recently, the Company signed a contract with Chevron Australia on the fabrication of the process module of the Gorgon Barrow Island LNG Plant Project worth around USD 180 million, which marked a new breakthrough after the large international project of mining modularization.Gorgon project is COOEC’s first LNG modularized plant construction project as well as first practice of applying modularized fabrication to a LNG chemical plant construction project, which opens up a new road for product diversification in the field of modularized fabrication. This project will provide more than 157 process modules to Australia’s Gorgon gas field in Northwest Barrow Island natural gas liquefaction plant using module construction, on-site assembly manner.
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Leading provider of Private Jet Charter to Kuwait

Chapman Freeborn provides private jet charter and air charter services for corporate executives, VIP, business, and incentive travel. Aircraft charter types include Gulfsteam private jets, Learjets, Cessna private jets, and Bombardier private jet charters for VIP and executive travel, helicopters, and large Boeing and Airbus aircraft for group travel and crew rotations.

Chapman Freeborn is the global aircraft charter specialist. Private jet charter services provided worldwide including USA, Houston, Canada, Brazil, UK, Belgium, Netherlands, France, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Germany, Poland, Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, Turkey, Central Asia, Africa, South Africa, Middle East, UAE, Dubai, Sharjah, Iraq, Baghdad, Afghanistan, Kabul, India, China, Hong Kong, Asia, and Singapore.

AFL Releases New Noyes OFL280 FlexTester

AFL Telecommunications announces the introduction of the Noyes OFL280 FlexTester, a hand-held, multifunction OTDR and loss test set offering incomparable flexibility and exceptional value. With unmatched combinations of fiber optic test functions, ease-of-use and portability, all OFL280 FlexTester models include an integrated single-mode 1310/1550 nm OTDR with PON-optimized and standard test modes, optical power meter, 1310/1550 nm laser source and visual fault locator. The OFL280 FlexTester will replace or upgrade four existing OFL250/OFL280 models:
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