Tag: oil & gas

Bi-metallic pipes for oil and gas fields

Check out this great case study about pipes in the North Sea in the June Stainless Steel World   

Sandvik appoints Sales Account Manager

Sandvik Materials Technology has appointed James Cunningham as the new Account Manager with responsibility for Scotland. Having previously worked within Sandvik on technical applications and internal sales at Kanthal in Perth, James has extensive industry knowledge in addition to a degree in Engineering. His close liaison with customers on specific projects gives him ample experience in a number of market sectors, including oil and gas.

Santos appoints new executive vice president

David Knox will join Santos to take up the newly created executive position as Executive Vice President, Growth Businesses.

Production starts off Angola coast

Oil production has started from the deep-water Rosa field in Block 17 off the coast of Angola.

Smedvig to build new semi-tender

Smedvig has ordered Keppel FELS in Singapore to build a new semi-submersible self-erecting tender rig (semi-tender).


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Australia: FluroAMEC joint venture

Fluor Corporation has announced that a joint venture with AMEC has been awarded a follow-on contract for development of a floating oil production facility off Australia's western coast.

Petrobras sets up natural gas joint venture

Petrobras has announced the signing of a deal with local industrial group White Martins to form a natural gas company.

Cote d’Ivoire contract

BJ Tubular Services has been awarded a contract by CNR International (Cote d'Ivoire) S.A.R.L., a subsidiary of Canadian Natural Resources, to provide a range of well services offshore Cote d'Ivoire, Africa.

Top tensile strength

Panduit (London, UK) has produced a new stainless steel cable tie design that is claimed to have the world's highest rated ratio of loop tensile strength to tie width.