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Woodside Expands LNG Supply

Apr 15, 2019

Australian exploration and production company Woodside has opened a liquefied natural gas (LNG) truck loading facility at its Pluto LNG project in Western Australia (WA), as it looks to develop the domestic LNG market for remote power generation and transport fuels…

Chevron Buys Anadarko for $50Bln

Apr 12, 2019

Chevron, the second-largest US oil and gas company, has agreed a $50bn deal to buy Anadarko Petroleum (APC)  in a massive deal that will bolster its natural gas and shale operations.The cash and stock deal announced Friday values Anadarko at $65 per share…

JERA, EDF Finalise LNG JV

Apr 03, 2019

Japan’s LNG importing giant JERA and global wholesale energy markets player EDF Trading have completed the transaction to merge their LNG optimization and trading activities into JERA Global Markets (JERAGM), the new name for JERA Trading.JERAGM is now the exclusive LNG optimiser for JERA and EDF S…

Gazprom Names Burmistrova as Deputy CEO

Apr 01, 2019

Russian natural gas giant Gazprom has appointed Elena Burmistrova, the head of Gazprom Export, to the post of deputy chief executive, Interfax news agency cited sources as saying on Monday.Oleg Aksyutin, already a board member, was also named as a deputy chief executive…

Petrobras, Açu Petróleo Sign for Ship to Ship Operation in Port of Açu

Mar 26, 2019

Petrobras and Açu Petróleo (a partnership of Prumo Logística and Oiltanking) signed a contract to carry out ship to ship operations at the company's Petroleum Terminal (T-OIL), located in the Complex of Port of Açu, in the north of the state of Rio de Janeiro…

Gasum Appoints Torbjörn Holmström as Director

Mar 25, 2019

The Annual General Meeting of Gasum Ltd elected Torbjörn Holmström as a new member to the Board of Directors.The new member of the Board, Torbjörn Holmström (b. 1955, M.Sc Mechanical Engineering) has over 30 years' experience in the Swedish commercial vehicle industry…

Archer CEO Lechner Resigns

Mar 22, 2019

Oil services company Archer Limited announced Friday that CEO John Lechner has resigned from his position, effective immediately.Lechner will remain as a senior advisor to the Archer leadership team during the transition period until a new CEO is appointed…

Expro Promotes Two Execs

Mar 21, 2019

Oilfield services company Expro announced Thursday it has promoted two company executives.Current Executive Vice President, Alistair Geddes, has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer (COO) with immediate effect, and Keith Palmer has been…

Global Energy Takes Over Apollo Offshore

Mar 21, 2019

Global Energy Group, the provider of contract services to the oil and gas industry, has bought a majority stake in Aberdeen-based Apollo Offshore Engineering, forming a new contractor firm.The new company will be named Global Engineering and Construction (E&C)…

Petrobras Names Former Vale Exec as CFO

Mar 19, 2019

Brazil's state-controlled oil company Petróleo Brasileiro SA, or Petrobras, named Andrea Marques de Almeida, an engineer and former executive at mining company Vale SA, as its new chief financial officer, according to a securities filing.Andrea Almeida will replace Rafael Salvador Grisolia…

Urquhart Joins Reactive Downhole Tools

Mar 18, 2019

well completion solutions provider Reactive Downhole Tools announced MOnday it has appointed Niall Urquhart as VP Eastern Hemisphere.Urquhart brings to the position more than 10 years of experience in the oil and gas sector, including project engineer for Baker Hughes…

AAL's Mega Size MPV Delivers 22 Modules

Mar 11, 2019

Specialist breakbulk and project heavy lift carrier AAL has successfully shipped 22 petrochemical plant modules from the Wilson Heavy Industry Company in Nantong, to the Ethylene Glycol II Expansion Project in Point Comfort, Texas on behalf of the Pacific Ocean Group Limited…

EC Probes E.ON-Innogy Merger

Mar 11, 2019

The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation into German utility E.on's  takeover of certain assets from domestic Innogy, saying the transaction may lead to higher prices for consumers.The deal, which is worth a reported €43 billion ($48 billion at today's conversion rate)…

OPITO Names Asian Pacific VP

Mar 08, 2019

OPITO, a global, not-for-profit skills body for the energy industry, has appointed Hart Victor in the role of vice president of strategy for the Asia Pacific region.Victor had previously spent more than a decade with National Oilwell Varco (NOV)…

BW Offshore Approved to Buy Brazil Oilfield from Petrobras, Chevron

Mar 06, 2019

Norway's BW Offshore has won approval from Brazil's antitrust watchdog Cade to buy the Maromba oilfield from Petrobras and Chevron , according to a statement in the official gazette on Wednesday.Petrobras has a 70 percent stake in the field…

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