Units of Amoco Corp. and Mobil Corp. separately have ordered crude oil supertankers from Japanese manufacturers. Amoco Transport Co. will place its double hull vessel in service early in 1993. James M. Norausky, senior vice-president, said, "While economics and present construction experience favor the conventional single hull, Amoco has selected the double hull design because it is the best available today for maximum protection of the environment." Mobil Shipping & Transportation Co. let contract to Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Ltd. for construction of a 280,000 dwt ton vessel. Under terms of the contrac...

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