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Adnoc signs $20bn energy assets deal

A consortium made up of the world’s leading infrastructure investors and operators, sovereign wealth and pension funds will invest in select Adnoc gas pipeline assetsAbu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc) has entered into an agreement with some of the world’s leading infrastructure investors and operators, sovereign wealth and pension funds.A consortium of investors comprising Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP); Brookfield Asset Management, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund GIC; Ontario...

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Petrofac awarded project by Tatweer PetroleumMANAMA: Petrofac, a leading a provider of oilfield...



Xylem strengthens regional footprint with new appointment in Middle East

Xylem, a leading global water technology company committed to developing innovative solutions to the world’s water challenges, has announced the appointment of Saudi national Al-Anoud Al Saud as Sales Engineer in its offices in Saudi Arabia, further strengthening its regional operations and underscoring its commitment to nurturing local talent in line with the Kingdom’s National Transformation Program.Joining a strong local team of Sales Engineers, Al-Anoud will be responsible for helping to...

PROJECT WATCH – QATAR

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Calendar of events

SEPTEMBER 20201-3 World Heavy Oil Congress & ExhibitionVenue: Oman Convention & Exhibition...

QP — Bul Hanine Redevelopment

Name of Client : Qatar Petroleum (QP)Estimated Budget : $11,000,000,000Facility Type : Oil Field...

Bilfinger wins contract for bulk liquid storage

Bilfinger Tebodin Middle East has been awarded a contract in the UAE with Arabian Chemical Terminals...

VIRTUAL EVENTS

7 July 2020Topic: Integrating Bifacial PV trackers and automated cleaning at extreme desert...

GP Global team grows

GP Global has appointed six new highly experienced industry professionals in its key offices West of...

Two join Calgavin team

Calgavin, the heat transfer enhancement specialists, has announced two new appointments in the sales...



Global gas output to fall by 2.6 per cent in 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic has landed a lasting blow to both oil and gas markets. Global oil production has absorbed the lion’s share of the impact, but natural gas output, which was previously set to grow, is also set to decline by 2.6 per cent this year, Rystad Energy forecasts. Production of associated gas from oil fields will be hit most, losing some 5.5 per cent compared to 2019 levels.Before Covid-19 forced a new reality upon the energy world, Rystad Energy expected total natural gas production...



Chemical industry faces volatile backdrop on road to recovery

The coronavirus crisis may simply accelerate key macro trends already underway, creating a volatile backdrop for chemical companies to navigate on the road to recovery, writes Joseph Chang, Global Editor, ICIS Chemical BusinessFour key macro trends are shaping global discontentment: growing income inequality; the displacement of labour from automation, technology, immigration and free trade; wars displacing investment in infrastructure, healthcare and education; and increasing polarisation via...



Trialing digital supply chain tech on the fly during Covid-19

The mass disruption from Covid-19 is accelerating the end-to-end digitalisation of the supply chain transition, write John Bolto, General Manager for AdditiveNow, Worley and James Donegan, Director of Business Development for Requis, WorleyWhat happens when you urgently need a two and a quarter tonne, 1.6 m diameter blind or a high specification ball valve for your oil and gas operation in the middle of a global pandemic?Your usual Italian valve manufacturer went into lockdown several weeks ago...

Expertise undertakes biggest repatriation effort

More than 2,000 employees stranded in Saudi Arabia due to the Covid-19 pandemic are being sent home...

OGN survey gives insights into strong challenges in industry

The global Covid-19 pandemic has jolted the oil and gas industry, disrupting supply chains and...

Oil, gas after Covid-19: New age of opportunity?

Leading companies will use the crisis to redefine their reasons for being and their basis for...



KIPIC, Honeywell sign deal to optimise services at refinery

Under a five-year contract, Honeywell will deploy Honeywell Forge cybersecurity software and Assurance 360 services to safeguard cybersecurity performance and increase availability and reliability of crude refining and LNG import facilitiesHoneywell and Kuwait Integrated Petroleum Industries Company (KIPIC) have extended their strategic collaboration, signing a five-year, multi-million dollar contract for services to protect, maintain and optimise operations at the Al Zour refinery and liquefied...

Digital service offering proves worth in Covid-19 crisis

Endress+Hauser’s Visual Support technology enables audio-visual support for diagnosis and...

Cortec launches layup guide of land-based drilling rigs

With the major shocks the oil and gas industry has experienced in recent months, today’s rig count...

Game changer: Worley Academy deploys BRIMopoly at Bapco

Using everyday case studies and customized courses, BRIMopoly enriches players’ understanding of...

Petrobras orders 4 Saab Seaeye Leopard vehicles

Four Saab Seaeye Leopard work vehicles have been ordered by Belov Engenharia for Petrobras...

New BASF advanced PPA made for challenging applications

The Ultramid Advanced N is a suitable material for extruding pre-fabricated components and small...

Dril-Quip, Proserv sign strategic agreement to boost position in subsea market

Dril-Quip and Proserv Group, a controls technology firm with facilities across the Arabian Peninsula...

SABIC Purecares portfolio offers solutions for medical disposables

ConsideringONSIDERING the critical challenges faced by the healthcare sector, SABIC has focused on...



FSRU market forecast to double, reach 220m tonnes by 2024

Xi Nan, Vice-President, Gas and Power Markets Rystad Energy, speaks to the FSRU World Congress team about the state of the market in 2020 and beyond and where we stand nowThe global supply of LNG will continue to grow in 2020 with 2019 being the sixth consecutive year of LNG supply growth. This rise in global demand has led to the increased commercial viability of Floating Storage Regasification Units (FRSU).The increased demand also signifies an increase in demand for FSRUs as a less expensive...

Autonomous drone inspections a step closer

Scout Drone Inspection and DNV GL came together to develop an autonomous drone system to overcome...



Field shelter delivers off-grid cooling solution for desert

Intertec’s solar-powered hybrid cooling keeps the shelter cool in ambient temperatures of 55 deg C in an off-grid location with the nearest town being 50 km away, says the companyA field equipment shelter fitted with fault-tolerant cooling is ensuring the reliability of a wireless communications link that connects instrumentation on a new gas pipeline crossing a desert in the Middle East to the remote control room.Fabricated from tough glassfibre-reinforced polyester (GRP) materials, the shelter...

Aker Solutions to provide King’s Quay umbilicals

Aker Solutions has been contracted by Subsea 7 to deliver umbilicals to the King’s Quay company for...



Drastic cut in lead times with EagleBurgmann KSA facility

Strongly committed to Saudi Arabia’s vision of localising manufacturing, EagleBurgmann’s facility brings valuable knowhow to the Kingdom, and marks a strategic milestone with its local partner of 17 years, Gas Arabian ServicesCustomers in Saudi Arabia’s oil and gas sector can now expect drastic reduction in lead times after EagleBurgmann’s new dynamic test and repairing facility for dry gas seals in Khobar went into operation early this year.Strongly committed to Saudi Arabia’s vision of...

IGS continues to provide services for mission-critical equipment in Covid-19

Integrated Global Services has continued with its duty of ensuring plant reliability globally with...

Reducing welding failures can prevent loss of lives, assets

In this exclusive article for OGN, welding expert Adnan Al-Awwami identifies the primary sources...

PCI develops capability to service diaphram seals of major brands

PCI Instruments, a British manufacturer of high quality process instrumentation and diaphragm seals...



Oman is resilient in face of challenges

Despite the Covid-19 pandemic blunting progress in 2020, Oman’s oil and gas sector has made major headway in oil recovery, downstream investments and renewables indicating a strong bounceback from the crisisThe year 2019 was a bumper period for Oman’s oil and gas industry when Petroleum Development Oman (PDO), the sultanate’s biggest oil and gas producer, achieved a record production of 1.210 million barrels of oil equivalent per day (boepd), bolstered by a strong uptick in condensate...

OPAL wants to be a powerful voice for Oman's energy sector

As the new CEO of the Oman Society for Petroleum Services (OPAL), Abdulrahman Al-Yahyaei, has big...

Mammoet wins two key contracts for Duqm refinery

Mammoet, a global leader in engineered heavy lifting and transport, has been awarded two contracts...

PDO leads sector in digital tech, decarbonisation efforts

The Sultanate's biggest oil and gas producer is leveraging renewables, improving energy efficiency...




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