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Japan: Nuclear Shutdown Drives LNG Demand

Aug 23, 2011

According to a report issued by Platts, LNG consumption in Japan could increase by 800,000 mt/month in a worst-case scenario in which none of the nuclear reactors due to go offline for planned maintenance over August 2011-April 2012 were allowed to resume operations…

China LNG Import Demand Grows

Aug 23, 2011

According to a Bloomberg Report, China’s LNG imports rose to a record in July as consumption continueds to climb. LNG imports reportedly gained 66 percent to 1.18 million metric tons, according to data from the Beijing-based General Administration of Customs…

Glosten Completes Study for WSF

Aug 22, 2011

The Glosten Associates announces completion of a feasibility study for Washington State Ferries (WSF) on converting its 144-car ferry design to liquefied natural gas (LNG) propulsion. Glosten’s study, which investigated design, economic, regulatory…

Interferry Specialist to Fuel Debate on Eco-issues

Aug 22, 2011

Emissions control and alternative fuels will be among the headline topics at Interferry’s 36th annual conference – providing a high-profile platform for the trade association’s newly appointed specialist on maritime policy and regulations.The conference takes place in Barcelona from October 3-6…

Technip: LOI for the Lucius Project in GOM

Aug 19, 2011

Anadarko Petroleum issued a Letter of Intent to Technip for the engineering, construction and transport of a 23,000 ton Truss Spar hull for their Lucius field development. This field is located in approximately 7,100 ft.(2,165 m) of water, in the US Gulf of Mexico…

RBG Targets Kazahstan Growth with Appointment

Aug 19, 2011

RBG, a provider of assess, inspect and repair (AIR) services to the global energy industry that was recently acquired by Stork Technical Services, has appointed Ian Henderson as president of its Kazakhstan business unit.RBG has operated in…

Statement from BOEMRE on Loss of Life

Aug 18, 2011

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) today confirmed that agency personnel responded on August 16 to a report of a fatality at Energy Resource Technology's High Island (HI) Block A557 Platform A. This is…

O&G industry body Decom North Sea acts to try to ease predicted skills shortages

Aug 18, 2011

Decom North Sea (DNS), the offshore oil & gas decommissioning forum, has commissioned research into the future labour and skills requirements for the growing decommissioning sector to try to alleviate predicted skills shortages in future.With…

Wild Well Control Names Vice President of Well Control Engineering

Aug 17, 2011

Wild Well Control, a Superior Energy Services company, has named Kerry Girlinghouse Vice President of Well Control Engineering.Girlinghouse has been with Wild Well Control since 2004. In his most recent position he served as a Senior Technical Advisor within the engineering division…

Wood Jr. Appointed Chairman at American Superconductor

Aug 16, 2011

American Superconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: AMSC), a global power technologies company, announced the appointment of John W. Wood Jr. as chairman of the Board, effective August 16. He replaces former chairman and company founder, Gregory J…

Offshore Energy 2011: Confidence in O&G

Aug 15, 2011

As energy demand is rising again, the year 2011 marks a turning point in the oil & gas industry with increased investments in the entire value chain. Offshore Energy in Amsterdam (11 & 12 October 2011), clearly reflects the confidence that governs the industry today…

STX Finland, STX Windpower Collaborate on Windpark Supply

Aug 15, 2011

STX Finland and STX Windpower are  starting a joint collaboration on turnkey windpark supply in Northern Europe, focusing on offshore sites in the Northern Baltic Sea region and onshore sites in Finland, Sweden and the Baltic states. A Letter…

SWIRE Oilfield Services Appoints New Sales Director

Aug 15, 2011

Swire Oilfield Services, a provider of offshore cargo carrying units and associated services has appointed David Rae as sales director in line with its significant investment plans.Rae brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the company…

Energy North Launches First Annual Energy North Awards

Aug 08, 2011

Energy North, formerly North Scotland Industries Group (NSIG), is launching the first annual Energy North Awards to celebrate energy in Scotland.The 130-plus member organization’s awards will recognize contribution to developing the energy…

Rob Shaw Named Vice President, Controller and Principal Accounting Officer

Aug 05, 2011

Transocean Ltd. (NYSE: RIG) (SIX: RIGN) announced today that Rob Shaw has been appointed to serve as Vice President, Controller and Principal Accounting Officer, effective December 1, 2011. Until Mr. Shaw assumes this position, Robert L. Herrin…

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