Archive | December, 2010

SINGAPORE: NewEarth starts construction of waste re-utilisation facility

(EnergyAsia, December 30 2010, Thursday) — Tuas Power said its partly-owned waste recycling subsidiary, NewEarth Singapore (NES), has begun construction of its waste re-utilisation facility in the Tuas industrial area in western Singapore. The facility will employ the award-winning crystallisation technology, patented and licensed by waste treatment technology developer NewEarth Pte Ltd, to transform industrial […]

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UPSTREAM: Global oil companies announce technology challenges for 2011

(EnergyAsia, December 27 2010, Monday) — ITF, the UK oil and gas industry technology facilitator, has spelled out the technology challenges that its membership of global service providers want to see tackled in 2011. The organisation tasked with driving new game changing technology solutions also revealed ambitious plans to increase its international reach by opening […]

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SINGAPORE: Edgen Murray opens S$25 million distribution centre to serve Asia-Pacific region

(EnergyAsia, December 20 2010, Monday) — Edgen Murray, a Louisiana, US-based global specialist in high-performance steel products for the energy sector, opened its new S$25-million distribution centre in Singapore early this month. (US$1=S$1.3). The 18,000-sq-mt facility in Tuas includes 12,800 sq m of covered-warehouse space, providing a storage capacity for 30,000 tonnes of products. The […]

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JAPAN: Chiyoda awarded Shell refinery contracts in Singapore and Malaysia

(EnergyAsia, December 13 2010, Monday) —Japanese engineering giant Chiyoda Corporation said its group companies have been awarded contracts to implement Anglo Dutch Shell projects in Singapore and Malaysia. Chiyoda Singapore (Pte) Limited has signed a new contract with Shell Eastern Petroleum Limited in Singapore for to provide engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCm) services for […]

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COMPANY: ExxonMobil lubricants to protect oil and gas production equipment, boost productivity

(EnergyAsia, December 10 2010, Friday) — ExxonMobil said its Mobil SHC synthetic industrial lubricants can deliver “exceptional” protection for oil and gas production equipment, even reducing fuel consumption by up to 1.5%. Participating for the first time at the 18th International Oil & Gas technology trade exhibition (OSEA2010), ExxonMobil showcased its comprehensive line of the […]

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MARKETS: ODS Petrodata forecasts shortage of premium jackup rigs by 2015

(EnergyAsia, December 9 2010, Thursday) — US consultant ODS-Petrodata has predicted that the upstream oil industry will face a shortage of premium jackup rigs by 2015. In its “Jackup Rig Market Report: 2010-2018”, the Houston, Texas-based company said it reached this conclusion after a detailed study of three categories of the rig markets: premium jackups […]

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CHINA: Yantai CIMC Raffles delivers country’s first deep-water rig with DNV class

(EnergyAsia, December 6 2010, Monday) — Yantai CIMC Raffles, an offshore and marine fabricator in China’s Shandong province, recently delivered the country’s first deep-water semi-submersible drilling platform, the COSLPIONEER, to integrated oilfield services provider China Oilfield Services Limited (COSL). An advanced deepwater semi-submersible drilling platform, the COSLPIONEER is equipped with DP3 dynamic positioning and anchor […]

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SINGAPORE: GL proposes “intelligent solutions” for asset integrity management

(EnergyAsia, December 3 2010, Friday) — Owners and operators of process plants need to continually manage their facilities risk and optimise the value of production assets throughout their entire life cycle. This includes asset integrity and reliability issues with health, safety, environmental (HSE) and economic impact potential are identified at every stage of an asset’s […]

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