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EXCAVATION TOOL ADAPTED FOR OFFSHORE MEXICO PIPE TRENCHING

James Fisher Subsea Excavation (JFSE) claims to have developed the world’s most powerful mass/controlled flow excavation tool for trenching large-diameter pipelines in a single pass.

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KASAWARI PROJECT OUTLOOK SEEN IMPROVING

The potential sale of equity in the Sarawakian oil field by Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas) improves the outlook for the delayed Kasawari gas project, and thus, the long-term outlook for gas production and liquefied natural gas exports for Malaysia, said BMI Research.

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INDUSTRIAL BOOM IN THE ASIA PACIFIC REGION

The N-Methyl-2-Pyrrolidone (NMP) market is anticipated to grow manifold in the coming years and there are multiple reasons to back the development of the NMP market in developing regions such as Asia Pacific. NMP is a chemical that is broadly used in different industries.

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TOUGHER BEARING MATERIALS ABOUND

Using cutting-edge materials such as silicon nitride, super tough stainless steel and polyetheretherketone (PEEK) can help prolong the life of bearings and improve machine performance, according to SKF.

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IRAQ SEEKS FOREIGN PARTNER FOR SECOND GAS PLANT

Iraq is looking for foreign partners to build and operate a second venture to process gas released as a by-product of oil production in its southern fields, state-run South Gas Company said this week.

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GERMAN ENERGY FIRM WINTERSHALL EXPLORES TIE-UPS IN MIDDLE EAST

Germany's largest crude oil and natural gas producer Wintershall plans to achieve growth in the UAE and knows how to thrive in a low-price environment, according to a top executive from the company.

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GAZPROM STARTS PRE-COMMISSIONING WORKS AT IRAQ GAS TREATMENT PLANT

Pre-commissioning works for a complex gas treatment plant (CGTP) has begun at the Badra oilfield, Iraq, operated by Gazprom Neft, Gazprom said.The facility, with a production capacity of 1.6 billion cubic meters, is designed for the compression, treatment

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OMAN TO SPEED UP TAYSEER GAS FIELD DEVELOPMENT

The Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) plans to accelerate the development of its Tayseer gas field in southern Oman, a report said.“Tayseer is a very nice development, for which we are mobilising the early development facilities very quickly,” PDO managing director Raoul Restucci was quoted as saying in an Oman Observer report.

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BLACK & VEATCH TO LICENCE SRU AND AGRU TECHNOLOGIES TO KUWAIT OIL COMPANY

Black & Veatch has secured a contract for the licensing technology and related services for sulphur recovery units (SRU) and Acid Gas Removal Units (AGRU) to support natural gas processing on the Jurassic field, a project central to Kuwait Oil Company's (KOC) strategy to increase gas production.

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PARS OIL & GAS: PHASE 19 GAS EXTRACTIONFROM SOUTH PARS FIELD REACH 42 MCM

The managing executer of phase 19 of South Pars reported of the increase in the phase gas production and stated that with the operationalization of 19A platform, the daily gas extraction of the phase from the South Pars would be increased to 42 million cubic meters per day.

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SOUTH PARS PHASE 21 OFFSHORE IRAN APPROACHING START-UP

Phase 21 of the South Pars gas field in the Persian Gulf should become operational by late December, once laying has been completed of the subsea pipeline for delivering sour gas to onshore refining facilities.

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AL HOSN GAS PLANT EXPANSION A STEP CLOSER WITH AWARD OF DESIGN CONCEPT CONTRACT FOR ADDITIONAL GAS PROCESSING CAPACITY

Plans to expand the Al Hosn Shah Gas plant’s capacity by 50 per cent have come one step closer today, with the awarding of the Front End Engineering Design (FEED) Services contract, to Britain’s Amec Foster Wheeler.

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PARS OIL & GAS: PHASES 20 & 21 SECOND ROW OF SWEETENING READY FOR GAS

The second sweetening row of the phases 20 & 21 refinery is operationalized and ready for the gas receipt from South Pars field phase 21 platform.

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SOUTH PARS PHASE 21 PLATFORM LOADED

The platform of phase 21 with the extraction capacity of one billion cubic feet of gas loaded onThursday, 17th of November 2016.

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KASHAGAN OIL FIELD STARTS COMMERCIAL OUTPUT

The Kashagan oil field has started commercial output, Kazakhstan's energy minister said on Monday, marking a milestone for $55 billion project which is more than a decade behind its original production plan.

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WINTERSHALL SPUDS FIRST OFFSHORE APPRAISAL OF THE SHUWAIHAT SOUR GAS AND CONDENSATE FIELD

From 7 to 10 November 2016, Germany’s largest internationally active oil and gas producer will be showcasing its activities and technological expertise at the “Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference” (ADIPEC).

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ADNOC TO EXPAND AL HOSN PROJECT

ADNOC, in partnership with Occidental Petroleum, announced today, its intention to expand its Al Hosn facility, which will increase sour gas processing by 50 per cent of existing capacity.

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ADNOC'S FIVE-YEAR BUSINESS PLAN TO HELP SUSTAIN STRATEGIC GROWTH

The Supreme Petroleum Council (SPC), presided over by His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces and Vice-Chairman of the SPC

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PRPC REFINERY & CRACKER TO INSTALL THREE DUPONT™ MECS® DYNAWAVE® SCRUBBERS

DuPont™ MECS® DynaWave® technology, licensed by MECS, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of DuPont, has been selected by a major international oil and gas services provider for the installation of three custom-engineered scrubbing systems

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GLOBAL METHYL DIETHANOLAMINE (MDEA) (CAS 105-59-9) MARKET 2016 - HUNTSMAN, DOW, EASTMAN, BASF, ADVANCE PETROCHEMICALS, INEOS, SINTEZ OKA, APL, NANJING PETRO-CHEMICAL

Methyl diethanolamine is a clear, colorless or pale yellow liquid with an ammonia odor. It is miscible with water, alcohol and benzene. Methyl diethanolamine is also known as N-methyl diethanolamine and more commonly as MDEA.

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KAZAKHSTAN'S KASHAGAN SHIPS FIRST OIL FOR EXPORT

The first batches of oil from Kazakhstan's giant offshore Kashagan field were exported on Friday via two pipelines, the Energy Ministry said, confirming the $55 billion project was moving ahead as planned.

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U.S. FIRM TO BUILD SOUR GAS PROCESSING PLANT SOUTHWEST OF GRANDE PRAIRIE

SemCAMS said it has reached an agreement with NuVista Energy to build a new sour gas processing plant in the Wapiti area, southwest of Grande Prairie, at an estimated cost of between $300 million and $350 million.

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OGME & RPME AWARDS 2016 SHORTLIST ENTRIES DECLARED

After months of meticulous scrutiny and following intense discussions and deliberations with our judges at the jury meet this week, the editorial team has now decided upon the finalists for the 7th annual Oil & Gas Middle East and Refining & Petrochemicals Middle East Awards 2016.

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IRAN BUSHEHR SHIPYARD UPDATE

An update for Iran’s southern shipyards couldn’t come at a better time. Last week, Iran unveiled the Shahid Nazeri, a high-speed catamaran helicopter carrier. Space photography available in Google Earth (28°58’33,96″N 50°51’22,68″E) shows the first signs of the new vessel’s construction back in November 2014.

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FILTER COALESCERS AND HEAT EXCHANGERS FOR ENI ZOHR DEVELOPMENT PROJECT IN EGYPT

Frames, a supplier of oil and gas systems and solutions is awarded by ENPPI and Belayim Petroleum Company (Petrobel) for the design and supply of eight sour gas filter coalescers and eight shell and tube heat exchangers.

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ENI LETS CONTRACT FOR ZOHR GAS PROCESSING PLANT

Belayim Petroleum Co. (Petrobel), a joint venture of wholly owned Eni SPA subsidiary IEOC Production BV and Egyptian General Petroleum Corp., has let a contract to Frames Group BV, Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands, to provide processing equipment for a gas plant connected to the first phase of development of deepwater Zohr natural gas field on the Shorouk block offshore Egypt

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