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AGA Gas awards LNG terminal construction contract

Apr 21, 2009 AGA Gas AB plans to import LNG through a small scale terminal 55 km south of Stockholm by May 2011, a company spokesman told OGJ.

Abu Dhabi's IPIC raises stake in CEPSA

Apr 3, 2009 Abu Dhabi's state-owned investment firm International Petroleum Investment Co. (IPIC) will pay €3.3 billion ($4.4 billion) to increase its share in Cia. Espanola de Petroleos SA (Cepsa).

Pipeline work to raise Heidrun gas capacity

Apr 3, 2009 StatoilHydro ASA has awarded Aker Offshore Partner AS a 390-kroner ($59.5 million) contract for facilitating increased gas capacity of Heidrun field in the Norwegian Sea.

Lautenberg's bill would extend double-hulls to non-tank vessels

Mar 27, 2009 Marking the 20th anniversary of the Exxon Valdez crude oil spill on Mar. 24, US Sen. Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) introduced a bill which would encourage the use of double-hulls in non-tank vessels.

US bill would extend double hulls to nontank vessels

Mar 25, 2009 Marking the 20th anniversary of the Exxon Valdez crude oil spill on Mar. 24, US Sen. Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) introduced a bill that would require the use of double hulls in nontank vessels.

ADNOC signs contracts for 13 newbuilds

Mar 25, 2009 Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. shipping subsidiary Abu Dhabi National Tanker Co. has signed contracts for the construction of 13 new ships for its fleet.

ConocoPhillips lets contract for Ekofisk water-injection facility

Mar 20, 2009 ConocoPhillips Skandinavia AS has awarded Technip SA a lump-sum installation contract for the Ekofisk VA subsea water-injection project in Block 2/4 off Norway.

Maersk Tankers to transport N. Sea area CO2

Mar 19, 2009 Maersk Tankers said that according to its studies, more than 750 million tonnes of CO2 are emitted from large stationary power plants near the sea in the North Sea region.

Chavez seizes control of Venezuela's oil ports

Mar 17, 2009 Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, using the need for drug interdiction as his reason, has ordered his country's navy to seize seaports in Venezuelan states having major petroleum-exporting installations.

Tanker demand to remain flat, says analyst

Mar 16, 2009 Demand for tankers is unlikely to see any increase in 2009 despite apparently firming demand during the fourth quarter of 2008, according to marine transport advisors, McQuilling Services.

Oman Shipping commissions product tanker

Mar 10, 2009 Oman Shipping Co., as part of a larger plan aimed at boosting its refined and oil transport capabilities, has commissioned the LR2 Haima product tanker built by Japan's Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding.

Petrobras facilities boost output to record level

Mar 9, 2009 Brazil's Petrobras, due to additional output from new production facilities, said it reached a company production record of 2,012,654 b/d on Mar. 4.

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Mar 9, 2009

Danton’s rising

Mar 9, 2009 Shipwrecks have always had an ethereal quality. But there is also excitement associated with them, despite the tragedy of the sinking, because of the possibility of discovering hidden treasure.

Vietnam proceeds with expansion of tanker fleet

Mar 3, 2009 Vietnam's Dung Quat Ship Building Co., based in the central province of Quang Ngai, has held a keel-laying ceremony for a long-planned 105,000-tonne Aframax oil tanker.

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