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Thursday, September 24, 2020

Oil And Gas Hub News

Mariners Set to Strike at South African Ports

South Africa's transport workers union Satawu threatened a "total shutdown" at major ports across the country from Thursday after issuing a 48-hour strike notice for mariners over a payment dispute, the union said on Tuesday.The South African Transport and Allied Workers Union (Satawu) called the strike after negotiations with management became deadlocked over salary discrepancies between black and white mariners, with what it says are white mariners drawing higher salaries than their black counterparts…

(left to right – Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities in the Western Cape; Jeffrey Phang, Managing Director of Saldehco; Eric Hennet, Managing Director of Altus France (back); Sophie Masipa, Chairperson of Saldehco; Siyabonga Gama, Transnet Group Chief Executive; Mlamuli Buthelezi, Transnet Group Chief Operating Officer (back); Shulami Qalinge, Transnet National Ports Authority Chief Executive; and Alderman Marius Koen, Executive Mayor of Saldanha Bay Municipality (Photo: TNPA)

Agreement Paves Way for South African Offshore Supply Base

South Africa’s first dedicated and customized facility supporting offshore oil and gas activities will be introduced at the Port of Saldanha. This follows the conclusion of an agreement between Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) and Saldehco Pty Ltd, which was signed off at an official ceremony at the port on Monday, 23 April 2018.Saldehco is a privately owned South African company, comprising principal shareholder HARPS Holdings Pte Limited and local partner Semona Pty Limited.

Richard Longdon

AVEVA Opens Office in Aberdeen

AVEVA opened its new office in Aberdeen to offer sales and support for all of AVEVA’s solutions and services with a strategic focus on the region’s oil and gas sector. "We have worked with our customers in Aberdeen for many decades," said Richard Longdon, CEO, AVEVA. "This office represents our continued commitment to these strategic companies and the wider region. The new premises is based at the Arnhall Business Park, which is home to some of the largest oil and gas companies in Aberdeen including Technip, Subsea 7 and TAQA.

Mr. Tang

Tang Appointed at IHC Asia Pacific

IHC Asia Pacific, the regional headquarters of IHC Merwede in Singapore, appointed Francis Tang as Product Director for the Product Market Combination team responsible for global sales and marketing of service and support vessels. Currently Managing Director of the Singapore office of a major international ship design company, he has extensive knowledge of the markets in which IHC Merwede operates. In his new role, Mr Tang will lead the development of two new offshore support vessels…

Richard Palmer, GL Noble Denton’s country manager for Australia.

Australia to be Largest Gas Exporter?

Oil and gas professionals tip Australia to become world’s largest gas exporter by 2030. Delegates at the 2012 Australasian Oil and Gas Conference forecast huge growth in Australia’s role in the energy markets, tipping the country to become the largest gas exporter by 2030, according to a poll conducted by GL Noble Denton. Australasian Oil and Gas Conference, Perth – 23 February 2012: Oil and gas industry professionals are confident in Australia’s ability to become the world’s…

(Left to Right) Mr. Raymond Lim Siang Keat, Member of the Singaporean Parliament for East Coast GRC, Rupert Bray, chief operating officer for Swire Oilfield Services and Troy Brice, Asia Pacific general manager at Swire Oilfield Services.

Swire Offshore Opens Singapore Office

Raymond Lim Siang Keat, Member of the Singaporean Parliament for East Coast GRC, officially opened Swire Oilfield Services Regional headquarters for Asia Pacific in Singapore on January 17, 2012. The establishment of the new regional office in this key strategic hub for the oil and gas industry is part of the company’s long term growth plan and will see Swire Oilfield Services develop an important presence in South-East Asia and beyond. The company, which is the leading global provider of offshore cargo carrying units…

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