International research team develops polymer to fight oil spills

International research team develops pol…

Thursday, 19 April 2018 05:30

A research team led by scientist Justin Chalker, senior lecturer in Synthetic Chemistry at Flinders University, has come up with an absorbent polymer to soak up oil from spills

Cash, low-risk growth remain priorities for oil companies in 2018

Cash, low-risk growth remain priorities …

Wednesday, 18 April 2018 07:06

Energy consultancy Wood Mackenzie says that key priorities for upstream oil and gas companies for 2018 remained largely the same, according to a survey it conducted

ExxonMobil Basestocks expands distributor network in South Africa

ExxonMobil Basestocks expands distributo…

Wednesday, 18 April 2018 06:21

American multinational oil and gas corporation ExxonMobil has signed a new distributor agreement with Zestcor, South Africa’s sales, procurement and supply chain management company, a move that is seen to...

Eni and Sonatrach continue to extend oil and gas operations in Africa

Eni and Sonatrach continue to extend oil…

Wednesday, 18 April 2018 05:00

Italy’s Eni and Algeria’s Sonatrach have signed a series of agreement to collaborate in a number of oilfield projects and ramp up the North Africa country’s oil and gas production

Garlock Pipeline Technologies launches EVOLUTION, a fully-coated isolation gasket

Garlock Pipeline Technologies launches E…

Tuesday, 17 April 2018 06:27

Garlock Pipeline Technologies (GPT), one of the leading manufacturer of critical pipeline sealing and electrical isolation products, has launched EVOLUTION™ featuring easy installation, tight sealing, high-temperature operation, no permeation, hydro...

TechnipFMC receives FEED contract for Tortue/Ahmeyim gas field in Africa

TechnipFMC receives FEED contract for To…

Tuesday, 17 April 2018 06:15

BP has awarded a front-end engineering design (FEED) contract to the global oilfield services company TechnipFMC for the Tortue/Ahmeyim liquefied natural gas (LNG) project, located offshore on the border between...

Five firms shortlisted to buy stake in Africa's oil refinery

Five firms shortlisted to buy stake in A…

Tuesday, 17 April 2018 06:08

Zambia has shortlisted five companies out of seven international bidders to buy a stake in Indeni Petroleum Refinery, the only oil refinery in the southern African nation

National Oil and Schlumberger sign oilfield development agreement in Africa

National Oil and Schlumberger sign oilfi…

Monday, 16 April 2018 06:54

National Oil Corporation of Kenya (NOCK) has signed a MoU with the US-based global oilfield services company Schlumberger, a move that aims to explore new oil blocks in the eastern...

Uganda to build US$4bn oil refinery in Hoima district

Uganda to build US$4bn oil refinery in H…

Monday, 16 April 2018 06:27

Uganda has signed an agreement with international companies to construct a US$4bn oil refinery in the country’s Hoima district, thus developing oil and gas opportunities in the East African nation

Halliburton launches DecisionSpace software to digitalise oil and gas operation

Halliburton launches DecisionSpace softw…

Thursday, 12 April 2018 06:41

Landmark, a business line of international oilfield services company Halliburton, has launched DecisionSpace® Production Engineering and DecisionSpace® Production Insights software to make a better usage of data to reduce costs...

Tendeka wins AICD screens contract in Sub-Sahara Africa’s oil and gas sector

Tendeka wins AICD screens contract in Su…

Thursday, 12 April 2018 06:08

Independent global completions service company Tendeka has been awarded a multi-million-dollar contract to deliver autonomous inflow control devices (AICD) screens for an operator in Sub-Sahara Africa

Trans Saharan Gas pipeline is the longest in the Europe, Middle East and Africa, says GlobalData

Trans Saharan Gas pipeline is the longes…

Thursday, 12 April 2018 04:00

The 4,400km onshore Trans Saharan Gas project pipeline (NIGAL pipeline) from Nigeria to Algeria is the longest planned gas pipeline in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), said GlobalData...

Aquaterra Energy installs CSP platform for offshore Trinidad and Tobago

Aquaterra Energy installs CSP platform f…

Wednesday, 11 April 2018 06:33

Aquaterra Energy, Aberdeen-based offshore engineering solutions provider for the global oil and gas industry, has delivered its Sea Swift conductor supported platform (CSP) to DeNovo Energy in offshore Trinidad and...

Eskom’s Kusile WFGD plant successfully completes performance test evaluation in South Africa: GE

Eskom’s Kusile WFGD plant successfully c…

Wednesday, 11 April 2018 06:27

General Electric (GE) has announced completion of tests for performance of Unit 1 of the Wet Flue Gas Desulphurisation Plant (WFGD) at South African electricity public utility company Eskom’s Kusile...

IEA's Birol sees US playing larger role in meeting oil demand

IEA's Birol sees US playing larger role …

Wednesday, 11 April 2018 06:20

Fatih Birol, executive director of International Energy Agency (IEA) said that the US would meet about two-thirds of global oil demand in about five years, signalling that the US producers...

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