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Gulf Arabs study plan to build gas grid

Senior oil officials from six Gulf Arab states approved on Tuesday the first phase of a feasibility study on a long-standing project to link their countries' gas networks at a cost of more than USD 1 billion.

Duke/Fluor Daniel wins contract for Texas project

Duke/Fluor Daniel has been awarded a contract by FPL Energy to provide engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning services for the 1789mw Forney Power Project in Forney, Texas, near Dallas.

Kvaerner in new bio-pharmaceutical project

Kvaerner has secured two contracts with a combined value in excess of USD 55 million, from two customers, for two new bio-pharmaceutical manufacturing projects in the NE U.S.A.

Ferronickel shipments

Japan's major ferronickel producer, Pacific Metals Co., has been negotiating with one of its major nickel concentrate suppliers, New Caledonia's Societe Minere du Sud Pacifique (SMSP), to obtain a resumption of concentrate shipment that has been halted since the beginning of this year

Project in Pakistan

Pakistan's Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Ltd has received government approval for its USD 250 million "Gas Infrastructure Development Project," a company spokesman said Tuesday.

New projects in Malaysia

Exxon Mobil Corporation's wholly-owned subsidiary Esso Production Malaysia Inc. (EPMI) is investing 2.2 billion ringgit in two new oil and gas projects with Malaysia's Petronas Carigali.

Special Metals announces appointments

Special Metals Corporation has announced the following executive-level appointments, effective immediately: Dennis L. Wanlass has been appointed to the position of Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

Record-breaking Caspian Oil and Gas 2001

Records were broken at this year’s Caspian Oil and Gas exhibition and conference: 15,000 visitors attended the show, 10,000 of whom were trade – the highest number in the eight-year history of the show.

BSS drives stainless steel forward

BSS, the UK distributor of heating, ventilating and pipeline equipment, has won a GBP 300,000 contract to supply 5000 metres of 1387 mild steel and stainless steel piping for the compressed air and chilled water systems at the Vauxhall production plant in Ellesmere Port, Wirral.

Lincoln offers new robotic welding cell

Lincoln has introduced its latest pre-engineered robotic welding cell, the System 50.