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Saudi Aramco to boost shale gas development in northern Kingdom

Aramco System A shale gas project at bidding stage The national oil company (NOC) Saudi Aramco set at March 15th 2015 the deadline for the engineering services companies to submit technical and commercial offers for the System A pilot project to develop shale gas fields in the north of the Kingdom.  If Saudi Arabia is …

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Saudi Arabia to power supply Maaden Phosphate from tight gas

Saudi Aramco to develop tight gas northwest fields The national oil company (NOC) Saudi Aramco is on the verge to develop the tight gas fields identified in the northwest of the Kingdom to supply the gas-fired power plant required for the giant Maaden Phosphate City project currently under construction. Since the USA revolutionized the gas …

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Sabic at feasibility study on Saudi Arabia Oil-To-Chemicals complex

Sabic mulls over world largest Oil-To-Chemicals project The world largest ethylene producer, Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (Sabic) is mulling over the design and construction of the world ever largest Oil-To-Chemical (OTC) complex in Saudi Arabia. In the same way as Saudi Aramco invested heavily these last years on the downstream activities, Sabic is considering again massive …

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PDO made decision on Rabab Harweel Integrated Project in Oman

PDO to launch Rabab follow-up in Harweel Cluster The national oil company (NOC) Petroleum Development of Oman (PDO) made the final investment decision (FID) on the Rabab Harweel Integrated Project (RHIP) in the South of Oman. Following BP‘s decision to go ahead with the giant Khazzan and Makarem tight gas project in the center of …

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Saudi Aramco on fast track with Master Gas System Expansion

Foster Wheeler at FEED on MGSE gas compression In October 2013, the national oil company (NOC) Saudi Aramco selected the Swiss-based engineering company Foster Wheeler to perform the front end engineering and design (FEED) work of the compression stations for the Master Gas System Expansion (MGSE) project. To be implemented in phases, the Master Gas …

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Chevron and YPF closed deal to come back on Argentina Vaca Muerta

Chevron to build shale pilot in Neuquen Province  The California-based super major Chevron Corporation (Chevron) and YPF from Argentina signed Heads of Agreement to spent $1.24 billion capital expenditure to explore and develop the shale oil and gas in the Vaca  Muerta Basin within the Neuquen Province in Argentina. Chevron is operating in Argentina for many …

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Petronas prepares FEED on Canada Pacific Northwest LNG project

British Columbia LNG project in design competition The Malaysia national oil company Petronas and its partner Japan Petroleum Exploration Corporation Ltd (Japex) are opening a design competition for the greenfield Pacific Northwest LNG project in British Columbia, Canada. This decision came out after the completion of the acquisition of the Canadian company Progress Energy Resources …

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Petronas – Progress award British Columbia Prince Rupert pipeline

TransCanada to connect with Pacific Northwest LNG Petronas from Malaysia and its Calgary based subsidiary, Progress Energy Canada, selected TransCanada to design, build, own and operate (BOO) the Prince Rupert gas transmission project in British Columbia. On December 7th 2012, Canada Prime Minister approved Progress Energy Resources Corp. acquisition by Petronas for the amount of …

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BG Group in brief

A world leader in natural gas In August 1986, The UK Government established and enlisted in London Stock Exchange British Gas Plc by the privatization of the British Gas Corporation and transfer of the corresponding assets. After spinning off the non strategic activities, Centrica plc. and what is renamed today National Grid plc, British Gas became BG …

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