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BG Group to complete global technology centre in Brazil in 2014
17th September 2013

British multinational oil and gas company BG Group will complete construction of a global technology centre in Brazil in mid-2014.   With this research facility, BG Group aims to centralise all of it...
Solstad Offshore lands new long-term contract with Petrobras
16th September 2013

A Norwegian subsea and construction services company has entered into a new long-term contract valued at USD 56m with Petrobras for one its anchor handling (AHTS) vessels.   Solstad Offshore’s AHTS...
Singapore shipyard builds 2nd semi-sub for Helix
16th September 2013

The subsidiary of a Singapore-based shipyard has landed a USD 346m contract to build a new semi-submersible well intervention rig for a US oil and gas services company, it emerged on Monday.  ...
A Kazakhstan based pipeline
12th September 2013

Rolls-Royce on Thursday announced it signed a contract to supply equipment to the Kazakhstan-China gas pipeline, part of a larger pipeline network which will be the first to supply Central Asian natural gas...
A plant on the east Siberian gas field
10th September 2013

Chinese company PetroChina has been looking into an USD 10bn investment into eastern Siberian gas fields, Bloomberg reported, as part of efforts to end almost a decade’s worth of negotiations on gas supply...
Another perspective of the Kashagan oil and gas field
10th September 2013

The nations of China and Kazakhstan are set to sign 22 agreements on Saturday worth a combined USD 30bn, including oil and gas deals, Kazakh president Nursultan Nazarbayev said. Among the energy deals is...
UK offshore drilling company delivers new jack-up rig
10th September 2013

Global provider of offshore drilling services Ensco has taken delivery of ENSCO 120, the first in its series of three ultra-premium harsh environment jack-up rigs to operate in the North Sea....
Brazil auctions giant pre-salt discovery
10th September 2013

Brazil’s national oil and gas regulator has confirmed it will hold the country’s first pre-salt auction next month to sell the country’s largest oil find in nearly four decades.   The ANP will...
A Chinese oil refinery
9th September 2013

The launch of PetroChina’s Sichuan refinery will take place in October, Reuters quoted company officials as saying, following several delays since December of last year.   Located in the Sichuan...
A Russian gas pipeline
9th September 2013

Russian gas giant Gazprom and China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) have signed an agreement outlining major terms and conditions for the supply of gas via the eastern pipeline route from Russia to...