Engineering

Trelleborg Wins Oil & Gas Engineering Product of the Year Gold Award

The winners of the very first Oil & Gas Engineering Product of the Year awards have been identified as some of the best products introduced between January 2016 and July 2017. Trelleborg is the first company to win the Oil and Gas Engineering Product of the Year Gold Award for its newly developed Standardized Buoyancy …

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Bechtel Opens Africa Regional Office in Kenya

Regional office will facilitate development of projects throughout the continent Bechtel, a global leader in engineering, procurement, and construction has announced the opening of a regional Africa office in Nairobi, Kenya. This regional office reflects the company’s commitment to supporting Africa’s economic growth. According to Bechtel’s region president for Africa Andrew Patterson (based in Nairobi) the new office in Nairobi presents an opportunity …

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KPC Signs Shs 1.7 billion for Kisumu Oil Jetty Project

Kenya Pipeline Company (KPC) has today signed a Kshs 1.7 billion agreement for the construction of the Kisumu oil jetty. KPC has awarded the contract to Southern Engineering Company (SECO), a 60-year old Kenyan engineering company, specializing in a range of land & marine, civil, mechanical and structural engineering, containerized camps & hospitality services, heavy …

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SPE/AAPG Africa Energy and Technology Conference (AETC) set for Nairobi Next Week

At next week’s SPE/AAPG Africa Energy and Technology Conference (AETC), representatives of IOCs, NOCs, governments, academia, technology and service providers will come together to explore the challenges faced and solutions to ensure these hydrocarbons reach the market in a manner that is expedient, safe and environmentally sustainable – while creating value for the stakeholders. AETC …

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Flexible software licensing model offers new opportunities for smaller engineering companies

As the industry comes to terms with the “lower for longer” oil price situation, a number of smaller Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contractors are emerging with specialism-focused offerings, or regionally-focused offerings for Oil & Gas facility owners and operators. By identifying innovative new practices to manage costs during periods of low activity with the …

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CNPC and ENH sign cooperation framework agreement in Mozambique

CNPC and Mozambique’s national oil and gas company ENH have signed a cooperation framework agreement under which the two sides will reinforce cooperation in oil and gas exploration and production, and natural gas processing and marketing. Specifically, CNPC will actively participate in Mozambique’s E&P projects by promoting cooperation in gas field services, and cultivating technicians and managerial …

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Tanzania To Create An Oil And Gas Professionals Database

Tanzania through its ministry of energy and minerals has called for credentials from oil and gas professionals in a move it says will ensure they are utilized in the relevant fields for the development of the country. The ministry in the advertisement says the discoveries of natural gas in the deep water and expansion of oil …

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China Offers Tanzanians Post-Graduate Scholarships in Oil & Gas

China has announced it will offer twenty two students post graduate scholarships in the fields of oil and gas in the one of China’s best Oil and Gas Universities – the China University of Geosciences (Wuhan). The scholarships will be processed in collaboration with the Embassy of China in Tanzania and will be awarded to …

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‘The Connect’ Networking Event Set For 10th March in Nairobi

Players in the energy and related sectors will Thursday meet in Nairobi for a discussion and networking forum in a meeting that is expected to bring ideas and potential uses of energy in the region to the fore. The event put together by Saada Abdallah and Kagume Chiuri will not only target players already in the energy field …

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BG Group opens 2016 Post-Graduate Scholarships for Tanzania

The annual BG Group scholarship that offers 10 scholarships each year to Tanzanian graduates to study for Masters of Science degrees for Geoscience and Engineering in UK universities has opened its 2016 applications. The scholarship covers a range of 23 taught courses relevant to the oil and gas sector are available at four UK universities: …

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