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Adnoc plans cost cuts after oil price crash

The company remains focussed on delivering important growth projects while proactively identifying opportunities for cost optimisationAbu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc) has notified contractors and suppliers that it will review existing deals to find ways to cut costs due to the steep slide in oil prices, Reuters reported industry sources.The benchmark Brent oil price has more than halved in value since the start of the year, trading under $30 a barrel, driven down by the impact of the...

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Petrofac wins Sharjah gas storage dealSHARJAH: Sharjah National Oil Corporation (SNOC) has awarded a...



Refineries deepen cuts as virus hits demand

Oil refiners from Texas to Thailand are bracing for deeper output cuts, bruised by an unprecedented demand shock as more countries lock down and restrict travel to contain the spread of the coronavirus.In Asia, home to over a third of the global refining capacity, India’s top refiner has slashed output by up to 25-30 per cent while operators in Japan, South Korea and Thailand are looking at more cuts even as they shut plants for maintenance. Several refineries in Europe and the US have also cut...



PlantPAx creates modern DCS to optimise plant performance

Rockwell Automation says process automation solutions must be scalable, flexible, and easy to integrate in order to best help organisations to increase productivity, lower costs, reduce energy consumption, and improve safety. One such process system is its PlantPAx system.The PlantPAx system helps make better decisions by enabling quicker responses to customer demands and fast-changing specifications.All of a plant’s automation operations can be integrated into a Connected Enterprise with the...

Softing Industrial Automation joins Open Integration network

How can field instruments and components be easily integrated into automation systems? The answer to...

Emerson, Sabic enter strategic alliance

Emerson, a global automation technology and engineering company, has signed a strategic agreement to...



Weidmüller partners with GAS for Klippon Junction Boxes in Saudi

The joint venture will strengthen Weidmüller’s position in the process industryThe Weidmüller Group, an international leader in industrial connectivity and automation with headquarters in Germany, has started establishing a state-of-the-art manufacturing plant to produce Klippon® Junction Boxes in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia through its new subsidiary Weidmüller Saudi Arabia Factory.The manufacturing plant is located in Dammam’s Modon II industrial city and is expected to be commissioned by mid...

Weidmüller vows strong support to Saudi venture

The local production of Junction Boxes in Saudi Arabia will be supported by an extensive range of...



Total Safety ensures safe Wellbeing of Workers Worldwide

Only Total Safety has the people, programs and processes to ensure the safety and health of your staff during critical emergency response operations, says Peter van der Sluijs, General Manager MEA, Total SafetyWorksite safety is no easy feat, since it involves protecting valuable life and property. True to its name, Total Safety is a global leader when it comes to keeping workers, facilities and the environment safe, by providing integrated safety solutions. It is focused in the oil and gas...

Atlas Copco has solutions for all energy sector applications

Atlas Copco’s team of dedicated service engineers are available 24/7 to ensure full support for...



KPC off to a gOOD start

An oversupply of oil and a global virus pandemic may retard progress made by Kuwait Petroleum Corporation in the past year, but these aren’t circumstances it can’t weatherKuwait's oil and gas sector got off to a great start this year after having kicked off some major projects and commissioning others last year. The crowning glory was the end to the five-year-old dispute with neighbouring Saudi Arabia over the shared Neutral Zone area.At full capacity, the Neutral Zone will have an output of 550...

AUK's CEAS leads collaboration between industry, academia

The College's students are exposed to a variety of teaching methods and have conquered the global...

Equate Petrochemical to issue first Gulf dollar bonds

Kuwait's Equate Petrochemical Co plans to issue 10- and 30-year US dollar-denominated bonds and five...



Proserv makes senior finance appointment to augment leadership team

Leading controls technology company Proserv, with facilities across the GCC including in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Dammam, has appointed Julie Thomson as its new Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO).Thomson holds a first-class honours degree in business studies from Robert Gordon University and she is a chartered accountant. She has more than 20 years’ experience in the energy industry, mostly at Weatherford International...

Link for Project Watch - Kuwait

http://www.oilandgasnewsworldwide.com/source/37/04/images/Project-watch-Kuwait.pdf...

Al Zour New Refinery - Package 5 (Marine Facilities)

Name of Client : Kuwait Integrated Petrochemical Industries Company (KIPIC) Estimated...

Sparrows supports Qatar field expansion

Sparrows Group has secured a contract to manufacture three cranes for Qatargas’ North Field...

Calendar of events

SEPTEMBER 20201-3 World Heavy Oil Congress & ExhibitionVenue: Oman Convention & Exhibition...

Walsh on EPG board

Dr Tom Walsh, General Manager of Element Houston Laboratory, Texas, has been appointed to the role...

Musli leads Percepto sales

Percepto, the global market leader for autonomous industrial drone solutions, has appointed Amit...

DNV GL appoints CFO

DNV GL has appointed Kjetil Ebbesberg as new Group CFO. He will succeed Thomas Vogth-Eriksen, who...

Nunnally is new CEO

Quality Companies, the global offshore and onshore construction, fabrication and electrical and...

Cook head of business

Stratagraph, a pioneer in providing mud logging and pressure detection services to the global oil...

New Yanmar president

Yanmar has appointed Taro Kitamura as the new President of Yanmar Marine International (YMI) and...

Al Wahedi to lead firm

Tabreed, the leading UAE-based international district cooling developer, has appointed Adel Salem Al...



Pakistan offers global oil and gas firms vast opportunities

Pakistan’s efforts to close the gap between local demand and supply of oil and gas is promising for energy companies, which can benefit from low operating costs and a high success rate, say oil and gas veterans Saud Khawaja and Mansoor GhayurPakistan's growing oil and gas sector offers great opportunities for foreign and local companies as efforts are made to increase local production amid the need to significantly reduce the country’s burgeoning energy bill.The country’s total domestic oil...




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