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AOG: 2009 / October

Thursday, 01 October 2009 12:24

Advanced for three

Singapore's Advanced Holdings has secured three contracts valued at approximately $12 million. In China, PetroChina will have process equipment supplied to two multibillion dollar petrochemical…
Thursday, 01 October 2009 12:23

Barry Ringer

Barry Ringer has been appointed Far East regional manager for Fugro Robertson.
Thursday, 01 October 2009 12:22

Benchmark Ramform

Petroleum Geo-Services (PGS) has named what it considers the most sophisticated vessel in the seismic industry, the 22-(8km long) streamer Ramform Sterling, in a Norwegian…
Thursday, 01 October 2009 12:22

BGP wraps Sichuan 3D

BGP has completed a 3D seismic survey in the Sichuan Basin, central China, for Chevron, operator of the nearly 2000km² Chuandongbei natural gas area in…
Thursday, 01 October 2009 12:21

Bonaparte Basin FLNG deal . . .

Santos and GDF Suez have formed a 40:60 joint venture to develop a FLNG project in the Bonaparte basin, located in the Timor Sea, southeast…
Thursday, 01 October 2009 12:20


RANms, a John Wood Group subsidiary, has garnered a three-year maintenance services contract from Eni Australia for the Blacktip project onshore gas processing plant in…
Thursday, 01 October 2009 12:20

Carl-Henric Svanberg

Carl-Henric Svanberg has been appointed chairman of BP, replacing Peter Sutherland. Svanberg will step down as CEO of telecommunications company Ericsson and assume his new…
Thursday, 01 October 2009 12:19

Central training

Drydocks World – Southeast Asia's new state-of-the-art training centre in Batam – the result of six months of planning and eight months of construction and…
Thursday, 01 October 2009 12:18

Chris McGeehan

Chris McGeehan has been promoted to COO by the Sovereign Oilfield Group.
Thursday, 01 October 2009 12:18

Coastal 2D approved

Coastal Energy has received approval for its 4000km 2D seismic acquisition programme over the Ko Kra and Nakhon basins in the northern part of their…
Thursday, 01 October 2009 12:17

Craig Schluter

Craig Schluter has joined the Fugro GEOS group as Australia and South East Asia regional consultancy manager, based in Perth.
Thursday, 01 October 2009 12:17

Dave Hutchinson

Dave Hutchinson became president Asia Pacific for Aker Solutions' subsea business area in October. Based in Kuala Lumpur, he replaces Egil Martinussen who has been…
Thursday, 01 October 2009 12:16

Don Jacobsen

Offshore drilling contractor Noble Corporation has had a series management changes. Don Jacobsen has been named senior VP operations; Roger Hunt has been made senior…
Thursday, 01 October 2009 12:15

Eric Marchand

Eric Marchand has been named Asia Pacific regional director for accommodation specialist HB Rentals.
As the search for deepwater resources off West Africa continues, an operator and a service company have paired two rock and fluid characterisation technologies to…
Thursday, 01 October 2009 12:13

Faisal Al-Mahroos

Faisal Al-Mahroos (pictured) has been appointed acting chief executive of Bapco (Bahrain Petroleum Company), succeeding Abdulkarim Al-Sayed.
Thursday, 01 October 2009 12:13

Flex LNG eyes Timor gas

Minza Oil & Gas has commenced the Anita and Wombat 2D seismic surveys offshore Timor Leste using the Bergen Oilfield Services seismic vessel BOS Atlantic,…
Thursday, 01 October 2009 12:12

Forrest Suehs

Forrest Suehs has joined Mustang as global manager responsible for coordinating electrical engineering and design.
Thursday, 01 October 2009 12:11

Freefall benchmark

Schat-Harding has reported that it has set a world record for a lifeboat freefall drop with the launch of its new 70 person FF1200 from…
Thursday, 01 October 2009 12:10

G Kregg Lunsford

G Kregg Lunsford has been promoted to executive VP, eastern hemisphere for Cal Dive, serving formerly as executive VP, CFO and treasurer. Jon Minshall, Cal…
Thursday, 01 October 2009 12:10

Gary Boubel

Gary Boubel has become senior VP, global developments for Hess Corporation, joining from BP. Boubel succeeds Keith Hunter, who has retired.
Thursday, 01 October 2009 12:09

GEM mineralogy

Halliburton has released its GEM (generic engineering analysis model) tool for rapid elemental evaluation of formations with complex mineralogies, the latest addition to Halliburton's formation…
Thursday, 01 October 2009 12:08

George Bruce Brumley

George Bruce Brumley, VP of operations for Scorpion Offshore, is to retire and will be succeeded by James Harold Denney.
Thursday, 01 October 2009 12:06

Gorgon gets the go-ahead at last

Operator Chevron (50%) and its heavyweight joint venture partners ExxonMobil and Shell (25% each) sanctioned Western Australia's giant Gorgon Project in September following years of…
Thursday, 01 October 2009 12:05

Gorgon telecom turnkey

Kentz has been awarded a $125 million contract by Chevron Australia that includes the design, supply, installation, testing and commissioning of telecommunications systems on Barrow…
Thursday, 01 October 2009 12:04

Graha jumps to it with jackups

Launch of the Perro Negro 6. Earlier this year, Indonesia's Graha yard launched its first newbuild jackup rigs. Jennifer Pallanich talks to owner Drydocks World…
Thursday, 01 October 2009 12:03

Hallgeir Skogen

Hallgeir Skogen has taken over from Terje Uthus as CEO of the Grenland Group.
Thursday, 01 October 2009 12:03

Hallin lands three

Hallin Marine has recently secured three awards totaling over $40 million. In Australia, Leighton Contractors has granted a two-year $15 million contract to supply saturation…
Thursday, 01 October 2009 12:02

Harvey McBee

Harvey McBee has been recruited as senior project manager by FloaTEC. FloaTEC has also hired Katia Georgiev as lead marine systems engineer, Jack Zhong as…
Single-trip multi-zone completion systems, initially designed for lower-pressure gravel-pack treatments, have evolved through four generations of tool systems. Halliburton's Ronnie Burger discusses how these systems…
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