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Ghana ports authority prepares for oil production

Aug 11, 2009

The Ghana Ports and Harbor Authority plans to begin construction of an oil service terminal at the Takoradi Port in September in preparation for the start of oil production next year.

Jacky field output exceeds expectations

Jul 31, 2009

Jacky field in the UK North Sea is producing over 11,000 b/d of oil, according to operator Ithaca Energy (UK) Ltd.

Extension denied for Bordeaux LNG terminal

Jul 31, 2009

French authorities have refused to extend an agreement allowing 4Gas, Rotterdam, to build a 6-9 billion-cu-m/year LNG terminal on the site of a former oil storage depot at the Port of Bordeaux at Le Verdon.

Nexus secures diving support vessel contract

Jul 27, 2009

Nexus Energy Ltd., Melbourne, will resume construction and offshore hook-up in September of its Longtom natural gas field in the Bass Strait off southeast Victoria upon arrival onsite of its new diving support and installation vessel.

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Jul 27, 2009

Anadarko lets Caesar Tonga field contracts

Jul 21, 2009

Anadarko Petroleum Corp. has let two lump-sum contracts to Technip SA to design equipment to bring deepwater Caesar Tonga field on stream by 2011 in the Gulf of Mexico.

Suspected terrorists arrested for plotting attacks in Suez Canal

Jul 20, 2009 Egyptian authorities have announced the arrest of 26 men, most of them engineers and technicians suspected of links with the terrorist al-Qaeda organization, on charges of plotting attacks on oil pipelines and ships transiting the Suez Canal.

Shell, Vopak to build LNG terminal in France

Jul 17, 2009

Royal Dutch Shell PLC and Koninklijke Vopak NV have announced the formation of a joint venture aimed at developing an LNG terminal at Fos-sur-Mer, France.

BTC pipeline to get fire, gas-detection systems

Jun 22, 2009

Tefken Construction & Installation Co. has chosen Honeywell International to design, configure, install, and initiate a fire and gas-detection system at the terminal of the 1,800-km Baku-Tblisi-Ceyhan pipeline.

London insurers withdraw 'war risk' policy for Venezuela

Jun 18, 2009

London’s marine insurance market, spurred by President Hugo Chavez’s recent confiscation of 300 service vessels and more than 70 gas processing units, has withdrawn maritime war-risk policy coverage for Venezuela.

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Jun 8, 2009

Special Report: CFD techniques determine gas-lift valve behavior

Jun 8, 2009 A novel approach using computational fluid dynamics techniques provides a way for determining the characteristics of gas passing through a gas-lift valve.

ConocoPhillips VLCC leaves Orkneys for Chile

Jun 4, 2009 A very large crude carrier (VLCC), after spending 3 months as a floating storage unit, sailed from the Scapa Flow in Scotland's Orkney Islands bound for Chile with a load of North Sea Ekofisk crude.

Iraq wants 'coordination' with Kurds over oil agreements

Jun 2, 2009 The Iraqi oil ministry, while acknowledging the right of semiautonomous Kurdistan to sign agreements with international oil companies, said it is concerned about the lack of coordination regarding them.

Vopak builds products storage terminal in Port of Amsterdam

May 28, 2009 Koninklijke Vopak NV has decided to build and operate a storage terminal for more than 1.1 million cu m of oil products in the Port of Amsterdam.

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