News on equipment and service providers
May 13, 2013
Pennsylvania-based EQT Corporation (EQT) will conduct extensive aerial spraying of herbicides in certain areas in Marion County, West Virginia, in order to ease pipeline access for maintenance purposes in places where there has been a dangerous outgrowth of trees and bushes.
March 29, 2013
Japan-based Yokogawa Electric Corporation was selected by Texas-based Cheniere Energy Partners to supply the integrated automation and safety systems for the new liquefaction trains located at Sabine Pass, Louisiana, which are being developed by Sabine Pass Liquefaction, LLC (SPL), a subsidiary of Cheniere Energy Partners.
March 11, 2013
Cheniere Energy Partners, a subsidiary of Texas-based energy company Cheniere Energy, has awarded a contract to multinational engineering group ABB to provide process analysers and system integration and related services for the under-construction Sabine Pass liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal, located in Cameron Parish, Louisiana.
March 7, 2013
Maine-based natural gas distribution company Maine Natural Gas (MNG) has signed contracts with three Maine-based engineering and construction companies to start work on a 10.5-mile (16.8-km), 12-inch (30.48-cm) diameter natural gas pipeline in Augusta.
May 14, 2013
Uruguay has awarded French gas and power group GDF Suez SA a contract to build a liquefied natural gas (LNG) regasification plant at an estimated cost of USD1.125 billion. Uruguay will pay the French company USD14 million a month during the 20-year concession.
March 27, 2013
PEP, the E&P subsidiary of Mexico-based Pemex, has awarded a contract to US-based Cal Dive International for the construction of a 12-km, 8-inch sub-sea pipeline and related infrastructure.
January 15, 2013
Brazilian state-owned oil and gas company Petrobras has awarded a USD500 million contract to GE Oil & Gas, a subsidiary of US-based multinational conglomerate General Electric, for supplying turbo machinery equipment and services to the former.
January 7, 2013
Bolivian state-owned hydrocarbons company Yacimientos Petrolíferos Fiscales Bolivianos (YPFB) has received bids for the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, from Spain-based Sener-Indox and Argentina-based Cobra-Tecna.
May 13, 2013
India’s state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC) has awarded India-based infrastructure engineering firm Punj Lloyd Limited the engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contract worth INR7.3 billion for the B-127 Cluster Pipeline Project in Mumbai (Maharashtra).
May 9, 2013
Australia-based AusGroup Limited’s subsidiary AGC Industries Private Limited (AGC), which is a leading construction and fabrication company, has been awarded a contract extension for further fabrication work worth approximately AUD13.6 million on the Chevron-operated Gorgon liquefied natural gas (LNG) project.
April 22, 2013
Indonesia’s PT Pertamina Gas, a gas infrastructure subsidiary of state-owned PT Pertamina (Persero), has awarded PT Bakrie Pipe Industries the contract for building the Sukon Lhok pipeline project.
April 15, 2013
South Korea’s Samsung Heavy Industries has been awarded a USD413 million deal to build two liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers.
May 6, 2013
Lithuania’s state-owned utility Klaipedos Nafta, which is developing the planned liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in Lithuania, has signed an engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contract to build a LTL94.84 million gas pipeline for the Lithuanian LNG terminal with Germany’s pipeline construction firm PPS Pipeline Systems, after the Klaipeda Regional Court lifted a temporary ban on the contract.
May 1, 2013
Belgium’s natural gas transmission system operator (TSO) Fluxys has awarded Spain-based engineering and construction group SENER a turnkey project for the expansion of the liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in Zeebrugge port near Belgium.
April 22, 2013
Lithuania’s state-owned developer of a planned liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal, Klaipedos Nafta, has officially declared Germany’s PPS Pipeline Systems as the winner for a contract to build a gas pipeline linking the planned LNG terminal to the country’s gas grid.
April 16, 2013
France’s energy major GDF Suez’s subsidiary in Romania, GDF Suez Energy Romania, has awarded the contract for upgrading the gas distribution network in the Romanian capital, Bucharest, to a local construction firm, IRIGC.
Middle East & Africa
May 6, 2013
Egypt’s Petrojet has been awarded an estimated USD45 million contract to build a gas pipeline linking Yas Island to Mina Zayed port in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates).
April 29, 2013
UK-based Petrofac has won an estimated USD500 million contract to build gas compression facilities at Abu Dhabi’s onshore Bab gas field.
April 24, 2013
Kuwait’s state-owned oil and gas firm Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) has awarded a USD73 million contract to a local firm, O&G Engineering for General Trading & Contracting, for pipeline maintenance.
March 18, 2013
Egypt-based construction contractor Petrojet has won an estimated USD45 million contract to build a 157-km gas pipeline in the Barik gas field in Al-Wusta governorate in central Oman.