Energy Voice | AlMansoori supports Kenyan project after winning $15m contract

Middle East oilfield service firm AlMansoori has supported a ground-breaking project in Kenya after securing a $15 million contract with Tullow Oil. AlMansoori supplied degassing facilities for three well pads and an early production facility (EPF) for oil and water separation, stabilisation, storage and export for Kenya’s early oil pilot scheme. The wells are in […]

Energy Voice | Anadarko bets $1.5bn on shares, debt reduction

Anadarko Petroleum said it is investing an additional $1.5 billion in its share repurchase program and in debt reduction, further satiating the conservative fiscal approach desired by Wall Street since the recent oil bust. The Woodlands-based oil and gas producers said it will put another $1 billion in its share repurchase program, which is designed […]

Energy Voice | Cheniere to develop LNG futures contract with CME Group

Cheniere Energy is working with derivatives marketplace CME Group to develop a futures contract for liquefied natural gas, a move that could make the burgeoning market for U.S. LNG more transparent as a host of companies move toward exporting it. CME Group, based in Chicago, announced Tuesday that it will develop the contract with delivery […]

Energy Voice | New contract boosts OEG’s order book to £3.8m

A new contract for OEG Offshore has taken the value of the oil and gas industry cabin and container firm’s global projects order book to £3.8 million. Aberdeen-based OEG said yesterday it was to design, manufacture and supply a control module for Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE). It will work with risk management group […]

Energy Voice | Scotland worst in UK for women in engineering apprenticeships

Scotland is the worst-performing home nation for women starting engineering careers, according to a new report. Engineering UK said just 12% of all engineers in Britain are female, despite girls generally performing better than boys in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). The trade body said this is due to girls dropping out of the […]

RRS Sir David Attenborough Ready to Hit The Water

Britain’s new polar research vessel the RRS Sir David Attenborough is to be launched into the River Mersey for the first time this weekend Saturday 14 July 2018. Once in the river, tugs will tow the 10,000 tonne hull number 1390 to Cammell Laird’s wet basin for the next stages of construction. […]

Energy Voice | Report: Oil and gas M&A to surge in late 2018

Oil and gas mergers and acquisitions are expected to surge with upwards of $50 billion in new U.S. deals for the rest of the year following a spring lull, according to a new report. The land rush in West Texas’ booming Permian Basin largely ended last year, and now it’s time for the dealmaking and […]

Energy Voice | Hunting opens new tech hub for North Sea collaboration

Energy services firm Hunting has opened a new centre of excellence to boost the development of new oil and gas technologies. The TEK-HUB in Badentoy, Aberdeenshire will be used to bring new equipment designs and technologies to market. Partners will be able to use the 1,259 square metre site, with specialised workshops and staff with […]

Providence: Newgrange Site Survey Complete

Gardline’s M/V Kommandor vessel has completed the survey over the Newgrange Prospect, located in the FEL 6/14 in Ireland, operated by Providence Resources, on behalf of Sosina Exploration. The survey vessel has started demobilization following the acquisition of data suitable for input to an application for the permitting of a Newgrange exploration well. […]