Chevron appoints Eimear Bonner as Vice President
Chevron Corporation announced the appointment of Eimear Bonner as vice president. Bonner will also continue as president, Chevron Technical Center, and chief technology officer, overseeing the application of technology, research and development, and Chevron’s digital strategy.
Morten Kelstrup new CCIO at Maersk Drilling
As of 1 May 2018, Morten Kelstrup will take on the new role as Chief Commercial & Innovation Officer (CCIO) in Maersk Drilling.
Xodus secures TCO vibration contracts
Xodus Group has bagged two contracts for acoustic induced vibration fatigue assessments of its Tengiz complex from TengizChevrOil (TCO) in Kazakhstan. The first contract will have Xodus delivering screen assessments for the relief systems on a new high pressure steam plant, and will eventually expand to include detailed finite element analyses of fittings identified to be at risk of fatigue failure. The second contract is larger and will follow on from similar previous work on the blowdown systems for the Tengiz plant facilities.
ArcelorMittal steel in Kashagan offshore oilfield
ArcelorMittal will supply some 15,000t of clad plate to aid one of the largest and toughest oil projects of the last 30 years.
Italy-based Eni and UK-based Petrofac have drafted their own plans for building the first phase of a gas refinery at the Karachaganak field in Kazakhstan, Lyazzat Kiinov, head of Kazakhstan's national oil ad gas company KazMunayGas, said at a cabinet meeting.
PetroChina begins laying crude pipeline
PetroChina has begun laying a pipeline that will send crude oil from northwestern China and Kazakhstan to feed its new refinery currently under construction in southwestern Sichuan. The pipeline is scheduled to commence operation in 2012 and will wind 878km from Lanzou city to Pengzhou city in Sichuan.
Kazakhstan: nuclear power plant
Kazakhstan and Russia have set up a joint venture for the construction of a nuclear power plant in the Mangystau region of that Central Asian republic.
HC ferrochrome meltshop
SMS Siemag, Germany, has received an order from TNK Kazchrome JSC, Kazakhstan, to build a new ferrochrome works in Kazakhstan.
BJ Services awarded contract
BJ Services Co. has been awarded a contract by Karachaganak Petroleum Operating B. V. to provide a range of process services in Kazakhstan.
GL explores Kazakhstan
Since Kazakhstan gained independence in 1991 foreign companies have shown strong interest in the country.
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