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Drillers Turning to Big Data in the Hunt for Cheaper Oil
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 The industry is creating new business opportunities for IT, artificial intelligence, big data processing and analytics providers.

McDermott Wins Russia Ethylene Tech Contract
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 McDermott will license a 650-kta ethylene plant.

Petrofac Secures $1B EPC Contract
Thursday, March 14, 2019 Petrofac has been awarded a contract worth around $1 billion by Groupment Isarene for engineering, procurement and construction services relating to the Ain Tsila development project in Algeria.

Chevron Australia Contract Goes to SNC-Lavalin
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 The three-year contract covers engineering, reliability and integrity management services.

Saipem Clears Hurdle for Uganda Refinery
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 The facility would help Uganda to become a fuel exporter.

Operators Set to Boost Subsea Spend
Monday, March 04, 2019 Operators are poised to boost expenditure substantially on subsea equipment and installation, according to Rystad Energy.

ExxonMobil Teams with Microsoft in the Permian
Friday, February 22, 2019 The oil major has partnered with Microsoft to bolster its operations in the Permian Basin.

TechnipFMC Scores Brazil Subsea Contract
Wednesday, February 06, 2019 Petrobras awarded the contract on behalf of the Libra Consortium.

McDermott to Design Scarborough FPU for Woodside
Tuesday, February 05, 2019 The FEED contract could progress to an EPCI contract.

$10B-plus Texas LNG Project Gets Go-ahead
Tuesday, February 05, 2019 The Southeast Texas project will create more than 9,000 jobs.

Onshore-Offshore Vietnam Contract Goes to Saipem
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 The 'Blue Whale' project could generate $20B for Vietnam's government.

TechnipFMC Wins North Sea Contract
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 The latest Lundin Norway contract builds upon FEED work that TechnipFMC has already performed.

GOM Subsea Contract Goes to McDermott
Monday, January 28, 2019 Stonefly to tie back to Ram Powell tension leg platform.

BP Awards Trinidad Contract to McDermott
Thursday, January 24, 2019 The new platform will be located 35 miles (57 kilometers) southeast of the island of Trinidad.

Offshore Australia Project Marks Step-Change
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 Subsea 7 and Schlumberger's OneSubsea will deliver a new subsea flowline to an existing natural gas pipeline. PHOTO SOURCE: Subsea Integration Alliance

Key UAE Contract Goes to Spanish Firm
Tuesday, December 18, 2018 The Linear Alkyl Benzene plant will be the first derivative unit to be developed under a $45 billion Ruwais downstream investment program.

ExxonMobil and BHP Greenlight Offshore Australia Project
Thursday, December 13, 2018 The project will develop one of the largest remaining sweet gas reservoirs in Australia's Bass Strait through a two-well brownfield tieback.

McDermott and BHGE Join Australia Gas Project
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 McDermott and BHGE have struck a deal with Western Gas to be the exclusive development partners for the Equus Gas Project.

Louisiana LNG Contract Goes to Kiewit
Friday, December 07, 2018 Kiewit has won the EPC contract for Venture Global's Calcasieu Pass LNG export project.

Sapura Energy Consortium Bags $719MM ONGC Contract
Thursday, December 06, 2018 A Sapura Energy consortium has bagged an ONGC services contract valued at approximately $719 million.

Bakken Refinery Contract Goes to McDermott
Thursday, December 06, 2018 McDermott International will finalize the FEED for the grassroots Davis Refinery in the Bakken formation.

Offshore Saudi Contract Goes to Boskalis and Lamprell
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 Saudi Aramco has awarded a Long Term Agreement for Offshore Facilities program contract to a consortium.

Johan Castberg FPSO Topside Work Begins
Wednesday, November 21, 2018 Kvaerner is cutting first steel today for the topside of Equinor's Johan Castberg FPSO vessel.

Offshore Mexico Contract Goes to McDermott
Thursday, November 15, 2018 A McDermott-BHGE joint venture will perform concept and engineering services for the Zama field development project.

Kazakhstan Wellhead Megaproject Gets Design
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 Fluor and others have developed one of the world's largest single 3D intelligent plant design models.

Five-year Sabic Deal Goes to WorleyParsons
Wednesday, November 07, 2018 WorleyParsons stated that it will execute the services from its offices in Germany, the Netherlands, Spain and the United Kingdom.

Kuwait Megaproject Hits Utility Milestone
Friday, November 02, 2018 KNPC is retiring existing processing facilities at its Shuaiba refinery and upgrading and expanding its Mina Al Ahmadi and Mina Abdullah refineries.

Saudi Aramco Signs Deals Worth Over $34B
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 Saudi Aramco signs 15 Memoranda of Understanding and strategic and commercial collaborations valued at more than $34 billion.

Calcasieu Pass LNG Clears FERC Hurdle
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 FERC has issued the final EIS for Venture Global LNG's Calcasieu Pass LNG export facility.

$4B Thailand Refinery Contract Awarded
Friday, October 19, 2018 ThaiOil awards refinery expansion contract to consortium of Saipem, Petrofac and Samsung.

Offshore Australia Contract Goes to KBR
Thursday, October 11, 2018 KBR has won an engineering contract for the two gas FPSO facilities for the proposed Browse to North West Shelf Development.

Offshore Guyana Pipe Coating Contracts Go to Shawcor
Friday, October 05, 2018 Shawcor to provide thermal insulation and anticorrosion pipe coating services.

$14B LNG Canada Contract Goes to Fluor and JGC
Tuesday, October 02, 2018 An aerial view of the LNG Canada site in Kitimat, British Columbia, Canada. SOURCE: Business Wire.

The $13 Billion Offshore Jobs Engine
Wednesday, September 19, 2018 There's plenty of work available sunsetting offshore platforms.

TechnipFMC to Build Pioneering Vietnam Project
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 Although TechnipFMC did not specify the contract amount, it classified the award as 'large.'

Halliburton Envisions Robo-Fracking
Tuesday, August 21, 2018 The world's biggest provider of the technique that unlocks oil and natural gas from shale rock has a vision of push-button fracking that's still years in the making.

Jacobs Wins Saudi Arabia Contract Renewal
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 SATORP has granted Jacobs ZATE a two-year contract extension to provide general engineering services.

Scottish Government Announces Decommissioning Fund Boost
Thursday, August 09, 2018 An additional $6.4 million has been made available to the supply chain in Scotland 'to help maximize the economic benefit from the decommissioning of North Sea infrastructure'.

Contract for Louisiana Methanol Plant Goes to KBR
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 KBR will provide FEED services for Methanex's potential 'Geismar 3' methanol plant.

Chevron Awards Gorgon Subsea Contract
Thursday, July 26, 2018 The subsea installation will take place in water depths ranging from 250 to 1,340 meters.

Saudi Aramco Taps Saipem for Pipeline System Contract
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 Saipem has won onshore contracts in Asia, Europe, North America and Africa totaling approximately $800 million.

SNC-Lavalin Wins Five-year Contract from Saudi-Kuwait Firm
Monday, July 16, 2018 Canada-based SNC-Lavalin will provide general engineering services under latest framework deal.

Saipem-led JV Wins Contract for LNG Project in Nigeria
Friday, July 13, 2018 Nigeria LNG is a venture including Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation and oil majors Royal Dutch Shell, Total and Eni.

TechnipFMC Wins Offshore Angola Contract
Monday, July 02, 2018 TechnipFMC wins contract for $1.2 billion, nine-well subsea development.

Myanmar Shwe Contract Goes to McDermott, BHGE
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 A consortium of McDermott and BHGE has won a contract for the second phase of the Shwe gas field development offshore Myanmar.

Collegiate Oil and Gas Program Goes Well Beyond 'Drill, Baby, Drill''
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 ASME oil and gas tour enlightens mechanical engineering students about industry's reach, say alums.

Phillips 66 Names EPC Contractor for Texas Fractionation Plants
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 Phillips 66 awarded the contract in conjunction with the $1.5 billion expansion at its Sweeny Hub.

ASME Offers All-Expenses-Paid Oil and Gas Career Tour
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 ASME's Collegiate Council is designed to attract mechanical engineering students to oil and gas careers.

INWED18 Q&A: Female Engineers Share Their Views on the Sector
Friday, June 22, 2018 Rigzone highlights the journeys of three female engineers to celebrate International Women in Engineering Day.

Report: Hiring and Salary Outlook for E&P is Positive
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 Recruiting specialist remarks on the current hiring climate for exploration and production workers and discusses their income potential.