Registration now open for Global Petroleum Show 2016

Registration now open for Global Petroleum Show 2016

Posted by Matt Beauchamp February 12, 2016


During this period of evolution for the energy industry, there has never been a more vital time to personally reconnect with the international sector. This June, Global Petroleum Show (GPS) is back to give you direct access to the energy supply chain and strengthen your business relationships. Get reacquainted with the latest technology and services from leading brands driving the industry towards a productive and more efficient future. Now is the time to explore and develop your industry, join the… More

PETRONAS awards US$150 million pipeline rehabilitation contracts

PETRONAS awards US$150 million pipeline rehabilitation contracts

Posted by Matt Beauchamp January 5, 2016


Source: Pipelines International Tue 15 December 2015 PETRONAS has awarded two multi-year contracts for the production and installation of pipeline rehabilitation technology worth in excess of US$150 million. The contracts for the rehabilitation of various 6 inch, 8 inch and 10 inch subsea crude oil gathering and high pressure gas and condensate lines, varying in lengths from 700 m to 3.5 km, were awarded to APS Malaysia (APS). The contracts will involve the use of InField Liner®, a flexible Kevlar… More

Mexico onshore round gets under way

Mexico onshore round gets under way

Posted by Matt Beauchamp December 15, 2015


Source: Upstream By Kathrine Schmidt in Mexico City Mexican regulators are in the process of registering bidders for its first onshore bid round since energy reforms, the third phase of the country’s inaugural Round 1 bid offering. So far 35 companies – and counting – have submitted bid envelopes on 25 blocks in the north, central and southern regions of the country. A total of 51 bidders pre-qualified for the round, 33 individuals and 18 consortia. A total of 80… More

Crude Falls Below $35, Natural Gas Hits 14-Year Low As Commodity Rout Continues

Crude Falls Below $35, Natural Gas Hits 14-Year Low As Commodity Rout Continues

Posted by Matt Beauchamp December 14, 2015


Source: Oil Pro The commodity rout continued Monday, with both US crude oil and natural gas prices under severe pressure. WTI prices traded as low as $34.53 per barrel in early trading Monday. Iran is in the news again vowing to increase exports, which is leading to more speculation that OPEC production next year will overwhelm the global oil markets. WTI Oil Prices Monday, December 14 Source: Bloomberg Brent slipped too, falling below $37/barrel. The latest commodity price rout comes… More

Gender diversity equals corporate success

Gender diversity equals corporate success

Posted by Matt Beauchamp December 11, 2015


Source: Gastech News Article by Adrienne Blume, Gas Processing At Gastech’s inaugural Women in Energy (WIE) programme panel, Phaedra Deckart, Head of Wholesale Gas for AGL Energy Ltd., addressed the largely female audience by emphasizing the importance of gender diversity and the need to pull more women into senior leadership positions, with a target of 50% representation. She noted that companies with more diverse leadership and stronger gender diversity are more successful. For these reasons, it is imperative that companies… More

Iran in talks for US$4.5 billion subsea gas pipeline

Iran in talks for US$4.5 billion subsea gas pipeline

Posted by Matt Beauchamp December 10, 2015


Source: Pipelines International Negotiations are underway to build an undersea gas pipeline as part of efforts to export natural gas to India, Business Today has reported. Iran, the world’s largest holder of gas reserves, has reportedly said that negotiations are underway to lay a 1,400 km, US$4.5 billion undersea gas pipeline to Gujarat, western India, after India declined the option of a land line passing through Pakistan. The pipeline will take natural gas from southern Iran via the Oman Sea and… More

Venezuela opposition crushes ruling party

Venezuela opposition crushes ruling party

Posted by Matt Beauchamp December 7, 2015


Source: Upstream By: Anamaria Deduleasa Venezuela’s opposition has crushed the ruling socialist government in polls to elect a new parliament on Sunday, winning the majority of seats in the country’s National Assembly. In a blow to current President Nicolas Maduro, the Democratic Unity Roundtable (MUD) took 99 seats to just 46 for the ruling United Social Party of Venezuela (PSUV) in the 167-national National Assembly. There are still 22 undefined legislative seats because the race was too close to call. However,… More

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