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Oil and gas company news: 27 October 2014

Hydrocarbon Engineering,

Cameron LNG

More than 300 community, business and international leaders, along with several federal, state and local elected officials, took part in a groundbreaking ceremony for the new US$ 10 billion liquefaction export facilities at Cameron LNG, Hackberry, Louisiana on October 23. The project is being developed by a joint venture formed by Sempra Energy’s Sempra LNG unit, GDF Suez S.A., Mitsui & Co., Ltd. and Mitsubishi Corporation, through a related company jointly established with Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha.

Farhad Ahrabi, CEO, Cameron LNG said, ‘today is a special day for all of us at Cameron LNG. We are proud to kick off construction alongside elected leaders from Louisiana, community members who have supported this project since day one, our Cameron LNG partners and our dedicated employees that have helped make this project a reality. All of us at Cameron LNG are committed to developing this project in a safe and responsible way, respecting and protecting the environment and the people. We look forward to 2018 when the first LNG cargo is loaded and on its way to global markets.’

CH2M Hill

CH2M Hill has won the Enablon Excellence Award for Emerging Global Partner of the year. Enablon is a leading provider of sustainability, EH&S, and operational risk management software. CH2M Hill works with Enablon to provide clients strategic business consulting and information management implementation services.

Cory Gendron, CH2M Hill’s Director of Environmental Health Safety and Sustainability Information Management said, ‘this is a great recognition of the rapid growth of our partnership with Enablon. We recognised early that effectively managing environmental information provides a competitive edge to our clients. Working with industry partners like Enablon helps us reduce out clients’ cost of regulatory compliance, and reduce short and long term risk.’

Clean Marine

Clean Marine has been selected by Hyundai Mipo Dockyard in South Korea to supply exhaust gas cleaning systems (EGCS) for two new MR tankers. IMO’s convention for the reduction of sulfur dioxides demands that sulfur emission levels in Emission Control Areas (ECAs) shall be cut to 0.1% from 2015 and that the global emissions level must not exceed 0.5% from the year 2020. The order for Clean Marine EGCS will enable the new medium range tankers, owned and operated by a British oil major, to comply with this regulation without switching to more expensive fuels.

Nils Hoy Peterson, CEO, Clean Marine said, ‘these contracts confirm the growing market demand for Clean Marine’s Allstream EGCD, which is a particularly competitive solution for the tanker segment. We are very pleased to be working closely with Hyundai Mipo to deliver a cost effective solution to help the owner comply with existing and pending emissions regulations.’


Flexitallic Group’s gasket manufacturing joint venture in Kazakhstan has completed an investment in new production technology to meet the demands of the country’s oil and gas sector. Novus Sealing Caspian (NSC) LLP, a joint venture between Kazakhstan’s Yulmar Services and Flexitallic UK, has acquired and commissioned additional manufacturing equipment to increase capacity and capability after securing further supply agreements with its main customers in North

Edited from press releases by Claira Lloyd

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