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International Projects Archive: October - December 2004

 June - September 
 
J Ray McDermott Win New Projects From AIOC01/10/2004
McDermott Caspian Contractors Inc., a subsidiary of J Ray McDermott, S.A., awarded three new projects from Azerbaijan International Operating Company valued at approximately $390m.


Cartier Wind Energy Awarded Six Projects04/10/2004
Cartier Wind Energy Inc., 50 per cent owned by TransCanada Corporation, awarded six projects by Hydro-Quebec Distribution representing a total of 739.5 Megawatts (MW). Projects to be commissioned between 2006 and 2012.


Aker Kvaerner Sign LOI for Methanol Plant04/10/2004
Statoil has signed a letter of intent with Aker Kvaerner Netherlands B.V. for pre-engineering for planned expansion of methanol plant at Tjeldbergodden, Norway.


CB&I Awarded Clean Fuels Contract06/10/2004
CB&I awarded project by Frontier El Dorado Refining Company to design and build a 24,000 barrels per day ultra-low sulfur diesel hydrotreater and 35,000,000 standard cubic feet per day hydrogen generation plant at Frontier's refinery in El Dorado, Kansas.


Technip Awarded Contract by Subsea 707/10/2004
Technip awarded contract by Subsea 7 for the supply of all risers and some of the flowlines for the Chinguetti field, the first oil development offshore Mauritania. Technip's contract includes the engineering, procurement and supply of flexible lines.


AK pharmaceuticals Opens Engineering Centre in Ireland17/10/2004
AK Pharmaceuticals chose Cork as location for its new Engineering Centre of Excellence. Move predicted to create up to 220 new jobs over the next three years. Irish Development Agency (IDA) supporting the international dimension of the project, which involves 85 high calibre jobs.


Aker Kvaerner Wins Pure Terephthalic Acid Contract18/10/2004
Reliance Industries award Aker Kvaerner contract to provide services for its new Pure Terephthalic Acid plant to be built at petrochemical complex at Hazira, near Surat in Gujarat, India.


Norsk Hydro and Aker Kvaerner Sign Ormen Lange Contract18/10/2004
Norsk Hydro and Aker Kvaerner sign main installation contract for Ormen Lange onshore plant on north west coast of Norway. Aker Kvaerner Elektro to carry out electrical installation and automatisation work on the onshore plant.


Kvaerner Power Wins Boiler Modernisation Contract18/10/2004
Kvaerner Power wins contract for first phase of modernisation of a Swedish cogeneration plant. The contract, worth more than EUR 10 m, includes an option for the second phase, providing a fully rebuilt plant.


Saipem Win $440m Offshore Contract20/10/2004
Saipem awarded lump sum turnkey contract for SURF activities (Sub-sea Umbilicals, Risers and Flow Lines) for sub-sea development of Rosa Field as a tie back to Girassol FPSO, Block 17, 200 kilometres north west of Luanda, offshore Angola.


Technip Pockets Petrochemical Projects in China20/10/2004
Technip awarded two petrochemical projects in China: one for the modernization of 6 cracking furnaces and the construction of 3 others. Technip's engineering centre in Zoetermeer, Netherlands to provide engineering package.


CB&I Awarded Lump-sum Turnkey Contract21/10/2004
CB&I awarded lump-sum turnkey contract for LNG peak shaving project in Waterbury, Connecticut. Services provided by CB&I will include design and installation of the plant feed gas pretreatment system, liquefaction and regasification systems, storage tank, and related plant structures and systems necessary to complete the turnkey facility.


ABB Win $100m Sakhalin Oil Platform Order21/10/2004
ABB win contract worth nearly $100m to modify oil platform off the coast of the Russian Far East. Contract for the Molikpaq platform awarded by Sakhalin Energy Investment Company Ltd. - a joint venture between Shell, Mitsui and Mitsubishi.


Technip Awarded Contract for Refinery Hydrotreating Unit21/10/2004
Technip, in consortium with Ingenieria y Construccion Sigdo Koppers, has been awarded a contract (75% Technip) by Enap Refinerias SA for a new hydrotreating unit. Contract to be handled by Technip's engineering centres in Rome and in Bogota.


Fluor to Provide Plant Services for Cognis Corporation22/10/2004
Fluor selected by Cognis to provide plant engineering, procurement and small capital construction services at the company's site in Cincinnati. Fluor will manage work from its office in Cincinnati and have engineers and craft employees on the Cognis site.


Aker Stord to Decommission Shell Flare Tower22/10/2004
Saipem award Aker Stord in Norway a subcontract for decommissioning and disposal (re-circulation/reuse) of flare tower and anchor blocks. This follows Shell's award to Saipem UK earlier earlier this year for removal of the flare tower for the A and B platforms and concrete anchor blocks for the previously removed Spar on the Shell UK Brent field.


BHP Billiton Approves Spence Copper Project26/10/2004
BHP Billiton announce approval of US$990m Spence Copper Project in northern Chile. Project will consist of construction of a new open-cut mine with associated infrastructure.


J Ray McDermott Awarded Further Turnkey Work in Qatar29/10/2004
J. Ray McDermott Eastern Hemisphere awarded further work offshore Qatar by Ras Laffan Liquefied Natural Gas Company Limited (II) for an additional well head platform jacket, WH8, for the RasGas Expansion field development.


Fluor to Build Chemical Plant in Runcorn02/11/2004
Fluor awarded $200m EPCm contract by INEOS Chlor for new chlor-alkali plant to be built at the company's manufacturing complex in Runcorn, Cheshire. Engineering being done at Fluor's office in Haarlem, the Netherlands.


Fluor To Complete Power Plant For Nevada Power03/11/2004
Fluor awarded contract by Nevada Power Company to complete construction of a partially built 1200-megawatt, natural gas-fired, combined-cycle power generation facility in Clark County, Nevada.


CB&I To Work On Two Large U.K. Offshore Wind Farm Developments08/11/2004
CB&I to work with same client who recently awarded fabrication of 150 tubular steel support towers for wind turbines to be installed in wind farms in the western U.S. The two large offshore wind farm development projects in the U.K. are due for award early 2005.


Mott MacDonald Wins Wastewater Treatment Contract In Bulgaria08/11/2004
Mott MacDonald awarded contract to act as technical advisors by the Bulgarian government to develop a €18 million EIB-funded new wastewater treatment plant and related sewerage infrastructure in Haskovo, Bulgaria. Contracting work will be carried out in Bulgaria.


Saipem Wins Kashagan Pipeline Contract Offshore Kazakhstan10/11/2004
Saipem awarded contract for construction and installation of the offshore pipeline system as part of the development of the Kashagan field located in the Kazakh sector of the Caspian Sea. Scope of work comprises engineering, procurement of bulk materials, coating, laying and pre-commissioning of pipelines, fibre optic cables and umbilicals.


CB&I Wins EPC Contract For LNG Import Terminal In Wales11/11/2004
CB&I awarded a lump-sum turnkey contract for Phase 1 of a grassroots LNG import terminal in Milford Haven, Wales. Scope includes ship unloading system, LNG storage tanks, and a regasification and sendout system. Marine works include major refurbishment of existing jetty.


Stone and Webster Awarded Clean Fuels Contract11/11/2004
Shaw Group subsidiary, Stone and Webster, awarded EPC services contract by Catlettsburg Refining LLC, a subsidiary of Marathon Ashland Petroleum LLC, for a kerosene desulphurization unit.


Aker Kvaerner Win Hydro and ConocoPhillips Contracts16/11/2004
Aker Kvaerner awarded two new contracts by Hydro and ConocoPhillips. Project management, engineering and procurement will be carried out in Norway in co-operation between Kvaerner Process Systems and Aker Kvaerner Engineering and Technology. ConocoPhillips and their contractor AMEC in Aberdeen will manage assembly and construction.


Fluor Win ENAGAS Contract in Spain16/11/2004
Fluor win contract from ENAGAS to provide construction management services for expansion of a LNG regasification plant in Huelva, Spain. Project to be executed out of Fluor's offices in Madrid and Asturias, Spain.


Fluor to Design and Manage Olefins Complex in Kuwait17/11/2004
Fluor signs MOU with Dow Chemical Company and Petrochemical Industries Company JV to provide utility and infrastructure front-end engineering and overall project management consultancy services for major petrochemical project in Kuwait. Work will be executed by employees in Fluor's office in the Netherlands.


Cabinda Gulf Oil Award Offshore Angola Contract18/11/2004
Subsea 7 awarded one of the largest contracts available offshore West Africa by Cabinda Gulf Oil Company Limited, an affiliate of ChevronTexaco. Engineering and project support to be undertaken from Subsea 7's Houston office.


Wood Group Wins Power Plant Services Contract19/11/2004
Wood Group Power Operations wins long term, $19.5m power plant services contract with Kings River Conservation District at customer's simple-cycle peaking power station in Fresno, California.


ABB Wins Sonatrach Contract In Algeria19/11/2004
ABB signs $90m contract with Algerian oil and gas company Sonatrach TRC. ABB to design and construct a new gas compressor station at Tin Fouye Tabankort and upgrade existing compressor station near Rhourde Nouss.


Technip Awarded Contract by Marathon For Alvheim Field19/11/2004
Technip awarded EPCI contract by Marathon for installation of the sub sea system for the Alvheim field on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. Contract includes design and supply of all line pipes, flexible pipes, umbilicals, riser bases and manifolds. Installation work scheduled to take place during summer 2006.


Bechtel Awarded Brass LNG FEED Contract19/11/2004
Brass LNG awards contract for the Front End Engineering and Design of its liquefied natural gas plant to Overseas Bechtel. LNG plant to be sited in Brass, Bayelsa State in Nigeria.


Petrobras Oceanographic Award for Subsea 721/11/2004
Subsea 7's Integrated Remote Technology group recently won contract from Petrobras for oceanographic services along ten pre-determined Brazilian coastal sites.


Kvaerner Pulping To Modernise Brazilian Pulp Mill22/11/2004
Kvaerner do Brasil has signed an EPC contract with Aracruz Celulose S.A. to modernise the bleach and recausticizing plants at the Guaiba mill (former Riocell) in Brazil. Order is part of modernisation and capacity increase project run at Aracruz Guaiba.


Oman Oil Joint Venture To Build Ethylene Dichloride Plant22/11/2004
Oman Oil Company signs Shareholders Agreement with LG International of Korea and National Petrochemical Company of the Republic of Iran for construction of Ethylene Dichloride plant in Sohar Port Industrial Area of Oman.


NM Wood Group to Provide Engineering Services in Trinidad25/11/2004
NM Wood Group, a Trinidadian company jointly owned by a John Wood Group subsidiary and Neal & Massy Energy, awarded US$2m contract to provide engineering and related services for B G Trinidad & Tobago Ltd's East Coast Marine Area Beachfield Onshore Facilities Project.


Mott MacDonald Assist With Flood Management System30/11/2004
Mott MacDonald, its Danish partner DHI Water & Environment and China's Institute of Water Resources and Hydropower, awarded contract by Project Management Organization of the Songliao Water Resources Commission to develop a flood management system for the Songhua River. Project funded under ADB loan.


Aker Kvaerner Win Hydro Contract for Oseberg Field Centre02/12/2004
Hydro award Aker Kvaerner Offshore Partner AS modification contract to enable Oseberg Field Centre to inject all produced water from the platform into the Utsira reservoir. Contract includes engineering, procurement and prefabrication onshore, as well as installation of 200 tons steel/piping and miscellaneous equipment.


Jacobs Awarded Contract from ChevronTexaco02/12/2004
Jacobs wins contract from ChevronTexaco to provide engineering services for fluid catalytic cracking unit (FCCU) modification at ChevronTexaco's refinery in Pascagoula, USA.


Technip Awarded Contract for Gas Receiving Facility02/12/2004
Technip, in a consortium with Al Jaber Energy Services, awarded lump sum turnkey contract by Dolphin Energy for new terminal to receive and distribute natural gas from Qatar to the United Arab Emirates.


Mustang Win Work On New Heartland Gas Pipeline07/12/2004
Mustang Engineering selected by Heartland Gas Pipeline LLC (Heartland) to perform full scope of engineering services on proposed installation and operation of a natural gas pipeline in southwestern Indiana.


Aker Kvaerner Takes Over Maintenance of Siri Platform07/12/2004
DONG sign letter of intent with Aker Kvaerner Offshore Partner for maintenance and modification on the Siri platform. AKOP to establish subsidiary in Denmark to handle the contract.


Qatar Petroleum and Hydro Plan Aluminium Project09/12/2004
Planned project involves construction of an aluminium metal plant, anode plant, casthouse and dedicated power plant to be built in the Mesaieed Industrial Area, south of Doha.


Framework Agreed for Pars LNG Project09/12/2004
Total concludes agreement with National Iranian Oil Company setting framework of future Pars LNG project and its main commercial terms.


Technip Awarded Installation of Swordfish Pipelines09/12/2004
Technip awarded installation contract by Mariner Energy for rigid oil and gas pipelines connecting the Swordfish field to the Neptune spar production platform. Contract to be carried out by Technip's engineering center in Houston.


Aker Kvaerner Awarded Union Resources Mehdiabad Study09/12/2004
Aker Kvaerner Australia to undertake the bankable feasibility study on behalf of Union Resources for the Mehdiabad Zinc Project in central Iran. Study to be managed from Aker Kvaerner Australia's Brisbane office, utilising resources from several of Aker Kvaerner's international offices, including Toronto.


Subsea 7 Announce Visund Award from Statoil10/12/2004
Subsea 7 awarded Statoil contract for subsea construction work in connection with the completion of the Visund Gas Export System in the North Sea. Project to be executed out of Subsea 7's Stavanger office.


De Ruyter Development Contracts Awarded by Petro-Canada13/12/2004
Petro-Canada has awarded the main fabrication and installation contract to Heerema Zwijndrecht BV and Allseas for the De Ruyter oil field development in the southern North Sea on the Dutch Continental Shelf.


ScottishPower's PPM To Build 150 MW Windfarm16/12/2004
ScottishPower US competitive subsidiary, PPM Energy, plans to build new 150 MW windfarm in Kansas.


Jacobs Receives Contract From Pfizer16/12/2004
Pfizer awards contract to Jacobs to provide construction management services for expansion of Pfizer's aseptic production facility at Dun Laoghaire, County Dublin, Ireland.


Qatargas II Project Activities Commence16/12/2004
Qatar Petroleum and ExxonMobil Corporation commence a number of significant activities to advance the $12 billion Qatargas II project, which will supply LNG from Qatar to the United Kingdom by the winter of 2007/8.


Technip/Chiyoda Qatargas II Contract16/12/2004
Technip and Chiyoda awarded contract for world's 2 largest LNG trains with the Qatar Liquefied Gas Company Limited. Contract will be executed by a joint venture created by Technip France and Chiyoda from Japan valued around USD $4 billion.


Wood Group Awarded $10 million Shell Contract20/12/2004
Wood Group Production Technology awarded $10 million contract by Shell to provide endurable permanent downhole sensors for its subsea well installations in the Gulf of Mexico.


AMEC And INEOS Chlor Sign BiChlor Agreement22/12/2004
AMEC, in partnership with INEOS Chlor, win contract in China to provide BiChlor membrane electrolysers to Sichuan Shengda Chemical for its plant in Leshan, Sichuan Province.


Technip Awarded Contract for the Pohokura Project in New Zealand22/12/2004
Technip awarded by Shell Todd Oil Services Limited, on behalf of the Pohokura Joint Venture, contract for supply and installation of flexible lines and umbilicals, and installation of wellhead platform of the Pohokura gas development project in New Zealand.


CB&I Wins Major U.S. LNG Expansion Project22/12/2004
CB&I awarded lump-sum turnkey contract which includes engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning of a liquefied natural gas terminal expansion project located near Lusby, Maryland, USA. The import terminal is owned and operated by Dominion Cove Point LNG.


Fluor To Design New Refinery For Kuwait National Petroleum22/12/2004
Fluor to provide front-end engineering and design services for Kuwait National Petroleum Company's new refinery. Employees in Fluor's Houston, Texas, office began work on this project earlier this month.


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