Oil Review Africa weekly digest - 25th - 29th September

pixabay jp26jp for ORA 307(Image source: pixabay/jp26jp)Here is a brief overview of the week’s news on Oil Review Africa, from 25th - 29th September 2017

Dräger Regard 7000 provides future-proof gas detection control 

Dräger's Regard 7000 system is a cutting-edge modular control solution that has been specifically designed for a variety of gas and vapour monitoring processes. Click here to read the full story

Michael K. Wirth named chairman and CEO of Chevron 

Chevron Corporation has announced that its Board of Directors elected Michael K. Wirth chairman of the board and chief executive officer, effective February 1, 2018. Click here to read the full story. 

UN says petrochemicals could contribute to Africa's development 

The African petrochemicals sector could play an important role in growth and industrialisation, according to Stephen Karingi, director of the United Nationals Economic Commission for Africa (ECA). Click here to read the full story

Honeywell introduces new ways to modernise control rooms 

Experion® Local Control Network will allow customers to seamlessly upgrade legacy TotalPlant™ Solution (TPS) systems. Click here to read the full story

Bright future for Ugandan oil and gas sector, says Siemens 

The International Monetary Fund recently stated that the oil reserves in Uganda may account for around four percent of the country’s economy annually in the next few years if managed well. Click here to read the full story

Oil prices rise to two-year high after cutting global inventories: OPEC 

Brent crude oil prices have increased to the highest level in more than two years after an OPEC meeting in Vienna on 22 September 2017, at which producers stated that the global oil market is in a way of rebalancing. Click here to read the full story

Analysis: Prospects for commercialisation of gas in Africa 

Sub-Saharan Africa is the likeliest hotspot for greenfield FLNG project. Click here to read the full story

UN says petrochemicals could contribute to Africa's development 

The African petrochemicals sector could play an important role in growth and industrialisation, according to Stephen Karingi, director of the United Nationals Economic Commission for Africa (ECA). Click here to read the full story

Ghana Côte d'Ivoire maritime boundary does not affect the TEN fields 

The Special Chamber of the International Tribunal of the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) in Hamburg made its decision last week, with regard to the maritime boundary dispute between Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire. Click here to read the full story

Sparrows Group secures three-year contract with Total in Angola 

Sparrows Group, the global specialist equipment and engineering service provider, has signed a three-year contract with Total to supply crane maintenance and engineering services at four of the operator’s assets in Angola. Click here to read the full story

Vallourec signs OCTG supply contract with Shell JV in Egypt 

Vallourec, the global provider of tubular solutions, has signed a contract with Badr El Din Petroleum Company (BAPETCO) for the supply of tubular solutions (OCTG) for 60 to 70 gas wells of an onshore project in the Western Desert of Egypt. Click here to read the full story

Mann Tek introduces LNG transfer solution for safer operation 

The Swedish coupling manufacturer and supplier MannTek has launched a liquefied natural gas small-scale transfer system that aims to make safer and easier operation across the LNG industry. Click here to read the full story

Glencore signs multi-year contract with Angola LNG 

The Anglo-Swiss multinational commodity trading group Glencore has announced that it will to buy liquefied natural gas (LNG) supplies from Angola LNG in a multi-year period. Click here to read the full story

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