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UK News Archive: July - September 2004

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BP Contracts for KBR and Wood Group01/07/2004
BP awards contracts for engineering, maintenance and modifications to KBR and the Wood Group.

Foster Wheeler Win Program Management Services Contract01/07/2004
Foster Wheeler Energy awarded program management services contract by Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC).

Scottish Power's Salt Solution for Gas Storage12/07/2004
Scottish Power wins planning permission for construction of an underground gas storage facility at Byley in Cheshire.

Petrofac To Provide Support Services for Lundin Britain12/07/2004
Petrofac secures engineering and construction support services contract for Lundin Britain's Heather and Thistle facilities.

AMEC Awarded Major Framework Contract by Thames Water12/07/2004
AMEC awarded major framework contract by Thames Water to install new or replacement water meters in London and the Thames Valley.

Scottish Land Court Rules in Favour of Edinbane Wind Farm13/07/2004
AMEC receive Scottish Land Court's decision to rule in favour of the company's proposed Edinbane Wind Farm on the Isle of Skye.

Jacobs Signs Agreement to Acquire Babtie Group13/07/2004
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. have signed a definitive agreement to acquire Babtie Group.

Foster Wheeler Awarded Alliance Contract by Shell13/07/2004
Foster Wheeler awarded new Alliance contract by Shell UK Oil Products for engineering services at Shell's Stanlow complex.

Job Losses as ENI Plans to Consolidate UK Operations21/07/2004
ENI UK, the Italian owned oil & gas company, plans to consolidate UK operations in London and close in Aberdeen. Up to 60 job losses are expected with around 53 posts moved to London and 50 transferring to Canadian Natural Resources.

Technip Awarded Subsea Services Contract29/07/2004
Technip Offshore UK awarded contract by Amerada Hess, worth around €37m (£25m), to provide subsea services management for UK North Sea assets. Technip will provide, inspection, repair and maintenance and engineering and execution services over three years. Genesis Oil and Gas Consultants will provide engineering support.

AMEC Wins Contract From Petro-Canada31/07/2004
AMEC awarded £10 million contract by Petro-Canada Netherlands for engineering, design and procurement services for the De Ruyter development in the Dutch sector of the Southern North Sea.

FluorAMEC Awarded Extension to Australian Contract03/08/2004
FluorAmec JV awarded follow-on contract for the Enfield FPSO facility. Engineering and procurement will be provided from Enfield's project office in Perth, with support from Fluor's offices in Houston, Texas, and Manila, the Philippines, and AMEC's office in Aberdeen.

EPIC Win for Underwater Contractor Subsea 704/08/2004
Underwater contractor Subsea 7 Wins EPIC Contract for the Chinguetti field, which will be the first oil and gas development offshore Mauritania, west Africa.

KOP Selected for Dominion Triton/Goldfinger Project05/08/2004
Kvaerner Oilfield Products selected by Dominion Exploration & Production, Inc. to provide the production control system and steel tube umbilicals for its Triton/Goldfinger tieback to the Devil's Tower. The production control system will utilize manufacturing facilities in Aberdeen and Houston.

Pay Dispute on BP's Clair Platform17/08/2004
Around 100 offshore contractors down tools on BP's Clair platform in a pay dispute. Amec and Rigblast contractors withdrew labour after a promise to give them guaranteed overtime payments was withdrawn.

Contractors Resume Work on BP's Clair Platform19/08/2004
BP's Clair Platform Contractors involved in an unofficial stoppage earlier this week return to work. Overtime issue still being discussed with the 116 employees involved.

ScottishPower's Windfarm Proposals Move Forward20/08/2004
Planning permission granted for ScottishPower's proposed 30MW windfarm at Beinn Tharsuinn near Alness. Local suppliers will be encouraged to enter into the tendering process which will include contracts for site construction.

Talisman Energy to Build Offshore Wind Farm in North Sea27/08/2004
Talisman Energy (UK) is to construct a £24m deepwater wind farm demonstrator project adjacent to the Talisman operated Beatrice Field, 25km off the east coast of Scotland. A number of jobs will be created in Scotland and other parts of the UK.

Mott MacDonald Win World Bank-supported Contract03/09/2004
Mott MacDonald and its Turkish partner Temelsu win contract to provide advisory, design and construction supervision services on the £41m World Bank-supported Drainage, Irrigation and Wetland Improvement Project in Uzbekistan.

Aker Kvaerner Win £35m Contract for Total07/09/2004
New £35m contract awarded to Aker Kvaerner by Total E&P UK. Aberdeen-based Aker Kvaerner Offshore Partner will be responsible for supporting operations and maintenance at Total's St Fergus gas terminal and on the Elgin/Franklin offshore assets in the North Sea.

Jacobs Wins INEOS Fluor Contract08/09/2004
Jacobs selected by INEOS Fluor to provide project management, construction management, engineering, and procurement services for the expansion of KLEA 125 (HFC 125 refrigerant) production at INEOS Fluor's Runcorn facility in England.

Foster Wheeler Win Catalytic Cracking Complex Contract09/09/2004
Foster Wheeler Energy Limited awarded engineering contract by OAO Salavatnefteorgsintez (SNOS) for a multimillion dollar fluidized catalytic cracking complex to be built at the Salavat Refinery, Salavat City, Russia.

Wood Group Engineering Wins BP Contract in North Sea07/09/2004
Wood Group Engineering (North Sea) reappointed as one of BP's two main engineering, modifications and maintenance providers to its assets in the North Sea. Contract is worth up to £135m over three years.

Costain for Welsh Water AMP4 Contract15/09/2004
Costain selected by Dwr Cymru Welsh Water as one of its preferred partners for the delivery of its Asset Management Programme, Asset Investment and Asset Operations contracts worth more than £300m per year. Contract to commence April 2005.

Shell Renews Contract With Wood Group16/09/2004
Wood Group Engineering (North Sea) reappointed by Shell U.K. to provide EMSC services to its onshore assets. The contract worth approximately £25m over two years, will secure employment for around 200 Wood Group employees.

Foster Wheeler Awarded Petrochemicals Contract16/09/2004
Foster Wheeler Energy UK, awarded program management services contract by Eastern Petrochemical Company (SHARQ) for the expansion of SHARQ's existing petrochemicals complex known as the SHARQ 3rd Expansion Project, Jubail Industrial City, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

AMEC Selected Preferred Partner by Dwr Cymru Welsh Water21/09/2004
Dwr Cymru Welsh Water select AMEC as preferred partner for civil engineering services in south east Wales as part of a long term asset investment programme.

AK Engineering Awarded Services Contract for Lucite22/09/2004
AK Engineering Services sign long term alliance agreement with Lucite International to perform life cycle engineering services for a range of projects at Lucite International's facilities on Teesside.

AMEC Wins Oil and Gas Services Contract in Azerbaijan27/09/2004
AMEC-led ATA (AMEC/Tekfen/Azfen) consortium to develop next stage of Azeri - Chirag - Gunashli oilfields complex for AIOC in the Azerbaijan sector of the Caspian Sea.


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