News on equipment and service providers
November 13, 2013
Texas-based Willbros Group, Inc. has won a contract from Texas-based NET Mexico Pipeline Partners, LLC to construct the NET Mexico Pipeline.
November 5, 2013
The US-based Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc., a provider of natural gas storage systems, integration and vehicle system technologies, has been awarded an additional aggregate USD3.2 million in new agreements by Arizona-based ZHRO Solutions.
October 11, 2013
The pre-FEED (front-end engineering and design) contract for the Golden Pass liquefied natural gas (LNG) project has been awarded to the Chicago Bridge & Iron Company, working with Chiyoda Corporation, while the pipeline pre-FEED contract for the project has been awarded to Canada-based Worley Parsons Group Inc.
September 3, 2013
France-based Technip, a provider of project management, engineering, and construction services for the energy industry, has received a front-end engineering and design (FEED) contract from Trunkline LNG Export, a joint venture owned by Texas-based Energy Transfer Equity and Energy Transfer Partners, for the expansion of the existing liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal located in Lake Charles, Louisiana.
November 30, 2013
BHP Billiton has awarded a consortium comprising Korea Southern Power Company Limited (KOSPO) and Samsung C&T Corporation a contract to develop its USD600 million natural gas plant in Chile.
November 28, 2013
Russia’s energy major Gazprom has won a tender to export ten shipments of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Argentina's Enarsa by the end of 2014.
November 19, 2013
Gas Sayago has won a build-own-operate-transfer (BOOT) contract for the 17-km pipeline connecting the USD1.13 billion GNL del Plata (Punta Sayago) liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal to the Cruz del Sur gas pipeline.
October 29, 2013
Mexican energy regulator CRE has announced that Gas Natural del Noroeste (GNN), a unit of US-based Source Gas, has won a tender to distribute natural gas in Mexico’s Veracruz state.
October 11, 2013
South Korea-based Hyundai Heavy Industries has secured a USD850 million order to construct four liquefied natural gas (LNG) vessels for Malaysia-based oil and gas company Petronas.
October 8, 2013
Monadelphous Group Limited (Monadelphous), an Australia-based engineering company, has secured a one-year extension on its contract for providing facilities management services at the US-based Chevron Corporation’s Gorgon liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in Western Australia.
September 27, 2013
Canada-based IMW Industries Limited (IMW), a wholly owned subsidiary of US-based Clean Energy Fuels Corporation (Clean Energy), has signed a three-year purchase contract worth USD167 million for gas station equipment with China Gas Holdings Limited (China Gas).
September 26, 2013
China’s Shanghai Pudong Hanwei Valve Company Limited has recently awarded a contract to UK-based engineering company Rotork Gears for two WGS Series subsea gearboxes fitted to a double block and bleed valve for a natural gas pipeline being laid in the Bohai Sea. The 8-inch Class 600 valve is being installed at a depth of 30 metres on a pipeline serving
November 28, 2013
A subsidiary of France-based Entrepose Contracting (VINCI Construction), Spiecapag, has been awarded a contract by France’s transmission system operator (TSO) GRTgaz for the construction of, and for the provision of technical support to, a 63-km gas pipeline between Villeneuve la Lionne in northern France and Dierrey St Julien in eastern France.
November 21, 2013
Russia’s gas major Gazprom has hired Australian resource services company Worley Parsons International Limited for the front-end engineering design (FEED) and project documentation of its Vladivostok liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in Russia for RUB2.19 billion.
October 14, 2013
US-based GE Oil & Gas has secured a USD600 million contract to provide turbomachinery equipment for the planned liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal on the Yamal Peninsula in Russia.
September 30, 2013
Russia’s oil and gas firm Rosneft and US-based energy firm ExxonMobil Corporation have selected US-based energy infrastructure firm Chicago Bridge & Iron Company (CB&I) and Switzerland-based construction firm Foster Wheeler Energy as contractors for the initial phase of the front-end engineering and design (FEED) of their planned liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant in Sakhalin Oblast, Russia.
Middle East & Africa
November 26, 2013
US engineering firm Foster Wheeler has been awarded a design deal for a proposed permanent liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in Kuwait.
November 24, 2013
Iraq’s government is reported to have approved a USD449 million engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) deal with South Korea-based STX Heavy Industries for the construction of pipelines at the Akkas field in Anbar province, Iraq on November 12, 2013.
October 14, 2013
Qatar Shell GTL Ltd., a subsidiary of Netherlands-based Royal Dutch Shell Plc.
August 27, 2013
National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) has signed a USD5-billion deal with the local contractor Petropars to complete phase 11 of the South Pars gas field development, replacing a previous deal with China’s state-owned China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC).