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GDF Suez awards $2.2 billion Cygnus detailed design to AMEC

GDF Suez, Centrica and Bayerngas sanction Cygnus development  GDF Suez and its partners Centrica and Bayerngas  awarded the detailed design contract to AMEC for the development of the Cygnus natural gas field in the UK continental shelf in the southern North Sea. Cygnus was discovered in 1988 in the blocks 44/12a and 44/11a. Then several appraisal …

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“IPP”

Definition IPP is the acronym of Independent Power Project. IPP may also be used for Independent power Producer. In both cases IPP refers to non-public utility company investing or operating power generation facilities. Comments Until the years 1980s, the power generation facilities were mostly run by public entities in each country regardless if they were gas …

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PCIC Middle East drafted Technical Program for Abu Dhabi

PCIC Middle East Conference to take place with ADIPEC on Nov 12th & 13th 2012 Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC) organizes its 15th edition on November 11th to 14th 2012 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) in UAE. With more than 1,500 exhibitions and 45,000 attendees, ADIPEC is the largest exhibition in …

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Imperial Oil awards $300 million Kearl Expansion to CB&I

ExxonMobil to boost oil sand production in Canada Through Imperial Oil Ltd (Imperial Oil), ExxonMobil is planning to double upstream production capacity in Canada in the period 2010 – 2020 supported by $30 to $40 billion capital expenditure. Imperial Oil is an ExxonMobil company based in Calgary and operating  oil and gas production, refining and petrochemical …

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BASF increases Chemicals capacity in Europe

BASF to build butadiene extraction plant in Antwerp The butadiene is a monomer and used as an important chemical intermediate to produce elastomers and thermo­plastics, such as synthetic rubbers, latex, acrylonitrile butadiene styrene copolymer and polyamide. The tire industry is the main consumers of butadiene. Other applications for butadiene include paper chemicals and plastics production. BASF is …

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PCIC Middle East Conference to take place with ADIPEC

Electrical and Instrumentation experts to meet in Abu Dhabi on November 12th &13th 2012 PCIC stands for the Petroleum and Chemical Industry Committee. PCIC Middle East is the regional representation of PCIC Europe to organize the premier Conference for the exchange of experience in electricity and instrumentation in the oil and gas, chemical and pharmaceutical industries, covering all the aspects of the upstream and downstream activities. The PCIC Middle …

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Bapco ready to move on the $6 billion Refinery expansion

Sitra Refinery expansion preliminary studies completed  After multiple scenarios for revamping and expansion, the Minister of Energy in Bahrain, Dr. Abdul Hussain bin Ali Mirza, has announced the completion of the preliminary studies to modernize the Sitra refinery. The plan of the Bahrain Petroleum Company (Bapco) aims to increase energy efficiency and increase production of high value …

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ADNOC ready to use CO² injection to boost oil and save gas

Carbon dioxide injection to boost Adma-Opco oil fields Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Company (Adma-Opco) is Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC)‘s subsidiary to explore and produce oil and gas from the offshore areas of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, UAE. If the Abu Dhabi Emirate is rich of oil reserves, it has always been short of gas. …

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