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In a world of rising commodity prices, duplex takes the strain

After a prolonged slump, raw material prices are on the rise again. End users will therefore be looking to save costs by specifying lower-alloy grades, including duplex. Thanks partly to advances in fabrication, duplex is being used in more and more products and applications, over a wide range of industries.

Energean appoints Chief Operating Officer

Energean Oil & Gas PLC (Energean) recently announced the appointment of Iman Hill as Chief Operating Officer. Iman is a Petroleum Engineer with over 30 years’ global experience in the oil and gas industry with extensive expertise in the technical and commercial aspects of the petroleum business, in particular development and production projects.

Parsley Energy appoints Chief Operating Officer

Parsley Energy, Inc. recently announced the appointment of David Dell'Osso as Executive Vice President-Chief Operating Officer.

SNC-Lavalin signed contract in Vietnam

SNC-Lavalin announces that it has signed a project management contract (PMC) with Long Son Petrochemicals Company Limited (LSP), a subsidiary of the Siam Cement Public Company Limited (SCG) of Thailand.

Pemex & Block 7 consortium sign agreement

Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex) and Talos Energy, as operator of the Block 7 Consortium, announced that Pemex and the international Block 7 Consortium (Talos Energy, Sierra Oil and Gas, and Premier Oil) have signed a Pre-Unitization Agreement (PUA) related to certain tracts within the Amoca-Yaxche-03 allocation (assigned to Pemex as part of Round 0) and the contiguous Block 7 production sharing contract (assigned to the consortium by the National Hydrocarbons Commission as part of the first tender of Round 1).

Aim Valor appoints Operations Director

AIM Valor Ltd, a specialist Oil and Gas Asset Integrity Management company, announced the appointment of Operations Director Andy Dodds.

Clarification over tungsten electrodes for TIG/GTAW welding

The tungsten arc welding concept, originally introduced as a practical tool in 1950, is now established as the most versatile technique for producing fusion welds to the highest quality standards.

Tecninox do Brasil goes live

Raccortubi Group launches the new manufacturing unit at São Paolo, Brazil. Following the international expansion of the company in the last decade, Raccortubi Group announces the empowerment of Raccortubi do Brasil with its manufacturing extension, Tecninox do Brasil.

Panoro Energy announces oil discovery at Dussafu

Panoro Energy is pleased to announce an oil discovery in the Ruche North East Marin-1 (DRNEM-1) well drilled in the Dussafu Marin PSC, offshore Gabon.

Shandong Chambroad selects Hostalen ACP PE technology

LyondellBasell, recently announced that Shandong Chambroad Petrochemicals Co. Ltd., (Shandong Chambroad), has selected the LyondellBasell Hostalen “Advance Cascade Processâ€? (Hostalen ACP) technology.