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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.

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.

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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.

Watching The World: Storing oil in Orkney

Mar 2, 2009 The UK’s Orkney Islands, which lie just a stone’s throw off Scotland’s northern end, seem far away indeed from any major contact with the global oil and gas industry.

Abu Dhabi's IPIC, Greek shipping firm form JV

Feb 25, 2009 Abu Dhabi's state-owned International Petroleum Investment Co. has signed an agreement with Greek shipowner Victor Restis for investments in shipping, energy, and transport.

PTTEP Aussie unit lets contract for Montara project

Feb 24, 2009 Thai state company PTTEP Australasia has awarded a $116 million (Aus.) contract to Perth-based Clough Australia for the installation of the Montara oil facilities in the Timor Sea.

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