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Wood wins contract with Equinor

Wood recently provided technical support for Equinor’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility at Melkøya Island, Norway, as part of a new contract secured under an existing master services agreement.

PDi appoints New CEO

In a move to support future growth plans, Project Development International (PDi) Ltd, part of the Tattva Group, has appointed Michael O’Sullivan as its new Chief Executive Officer and board member.

Special Quality Alloys Ltd granted PED 2014/68/EU

Special Quality Alloys Ltd have successfully been granted the Pressure Equipment Directive (PED) 2014/68/EU approval. The approval applies to the design, manufacture and conformity assessment of stationary pressure equipment with a maximum allowable pressure greater than 0,5 bar.

Wood awarded Scarborough gas field development contract

Wood has been awarded a new contract by Woodside to support the execution of concept definition for the proposed Scarborough upstream development, offshore Western Australia.

Carpenter Technology names new CFO

Carpenter Technology Corporation, producer and distributor of premium specialty alloys, including titanium alloys, nickel and cobalt based superalloys, stainless steels, alloy steels and tool steels, recently announced that Timothy (Tim) Lain has been named Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

Tank containers shrink the world

It is no exaggeration to say that the tank container has revolutionized freight transport. From its humble origins, the ISO tank container industry now numbers more than half a million units across the globe. Tank production is growing at nearly twice the rate of the world economy and they are almost always made of molybdenum-containing stainless steel. Such is their popularity that these containers now represent a significant end-use application for molybdenum.

Subsea 7 awarded contract offshore UK

Subsea 7 recently announced the award of a sizeable contract by Nexen as part of the Buzzard Phase 2 Project, located approximately 55 kms off the north-east coast of Scotland.

CGG announces appointment of Group CFO

CGG announces the appointment of Yuri Baidoukov as Group CFO. Yuri Baidoukov brings 25 years of international Oil and Gas industry experience to CGG.

KEMPER further expands market presence in Norway

KEMPER GmbH is expanding in the Scandinavian region with a new sales partner. iTec AS now exclusively distributes the entire KEMPER product portfolio in Norway.

Positive material identification proves its value

How can you tell a Super-Duplex Stainless Steel from an Austenitic Stainless Steel, or a Nickel Alloy from a Copper Alloy when they all largely look the same? That’s the problem experienced by many of the organisations in the supply chain.