||Recruiter Check-In: What's Happening in Oil, Gas
(Monday, March 27, 2017) As we near the end of First Quarter 2017, recruiters weigh in on what the industry's current needs are and what we will see going forward in the recruitment space.
||Total-Borealis-Nova JV to Build Ethane Cracker in SE Texas
(Monday, March 27, 2017) $1.7 billion Total-Borealis-Nova Texas ethane cracker to create 1,500 construction jobs.
||Syncrude Brings Forward Maintenance at Oil Sands Plant After Fire
(Monday, March 27, 2017) Syncrude Canada has brought forward an eight-week turnaround at its oil sands plant in northern Alberta after a fire two weeks ago damaged the facility and forced a cut in crude production, majority-owner Suncor Energy said on Monday.
||German Industrial Plant Builders Report Lowest Orders Since 2004
(Monday, March 27, 2017) German manufacturers of large industrial plants reported a 12-year low in new orders for 2016 as the weak oil price held back demand in the Middle East while Germany's move to renewable energy wiped out demand for conventional electricity generation.
||Poland Considers Building Floating LNG Terminal By 2021
(Monday, March 27, 2017) Poland is considering building a second liquefied natural gas(LNG) terminal on the Baltic Sea by 2021.
||Asia Refiners Snap Up Cheap Light Oil to Reap Higher Fuel Profits
(Monday, March 27, 2017) As the cost of light crude drops, some refiners in Asia are snapping up cargoes of the oil that is easier and cheaper to process than their usual diet of heavy crude, chasing profits from making diesel and gasoline.
||Chevron Suspends Production at Gorgon Train Two LNG Project
(Monday, March 27, 2017) Chevron has temporarily suspended production of LNG at its Gorgon Train Two production line in Australia, the company said on Monday.
||Italian Court Gives Green Light to Contested TAP Pipeline
(Monday, March 27, 2017) The Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP), the end piece of the $40 billion Southern Gas Corridor, is slated to bring 10 billion cubic metres of gas from Azerbaijan into the small Italian seaside town of San Foca in Puglia by 2020.
||Dow-DuPont Deal Wins Conditional Antitrust Approval From EU
(Monday, March 27, 2017) Dow Chemical Co. and DuPont Co. won European Union approval for a $77 billion merger, overcoming regulators' concerns with hefty concessions, including the sale of large parts of DuPont's global pesticide business.
||Taiwan's CPC to Start Trial Runs at New Refining Units in May
(Monday, March 27, 2017) State-run Taiwanese refiner CPC Corp said on Monday it plans to start trial runs at new refining units located in the south of the country in May, delayed from earlier this year.