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Mott MacDonald Expands Oil and Gas Practice in California

June 30, 2016 - in Design/Engineering, Oil & Gas, People

Mott MacDonald is expanding its oil and gas consulting business in California with the appointment of Blake Evans as Principal. Evans has over 25 years’ experience in oil and gas facilities, pipelines, and industrial complexes and will be a key member of…

Giant Sinkholes Near West Texas Oil Patch Towns Are Growing and New Ones Lurk

Residents of Wink and neighboring Kermit have grown accustomed to the two giant sinkholes that sit between their small West Texas towns. But now radar…

Hatch Positions for Growth in Oil and Gas Sector in Australia–Asia

June 8, 2016 - in Corporate, Oil & Gas

Brisbane, Australia—Hatch is further strengthening its services and capabilities in the oil and gas sector to pursue new opportunities for growth in…

Bechtel Extends Contract on World’s Largest Civil Engineering Project

Bechtel has signed a five-year contract extension with the Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu to continue its longstanding management services work at Jubail and Ras Al Khair industrial cities. The Jubail project in the eastern province of Saudi Arabia…

Bechtel Produces Liquefied Natural Gas from GLNG Train 2

Bechtel has announced that GLNG Project Train 2, the fifth of six production trains on Curtis Island, has successfully begun producing liquefied natural gas (LNG). The three LNG projects continue smooth transition towards operations with just one train on…

America’s Wetland Foundation Comments on the Proposed BSEE Well Control Rule

April 12, 2016 - in Corporate, Oil & Gas, Planning, Water

In response to the tragedy of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Federal Government and specific agencies of government acted to ensure that Gulf Coast oil and gas operations were conducted with utmost safety. The America's WETLAND Foundation (AWF) is concerned…

Survey Gives Clearer View of Risky Leaks From Gas Mains

March 29, 2016 - in Corporate, Oil & Gas, Surveying/Mapping

BOSTON, March 28, 2016—Precise measurements of leaks from natural gas pipelines across metropolitan Boston have demonstrated that almost a sixth of the leaks qualified as potentially explosive, and that a handful of leaks emitted half of the total gas lost.…

Black & Veatch and Chemtex Win China LNG bid

March 14, 2016 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Oil & Gas

Black & Veatch and Chemtex have won a public bid to develop Shanxi Qixian LNG project and will supply the technology package, basic engineering design package, critical equipment and related services to Shanxi Natural Gas Co’s China-based plant. Black…

California Blowout Led to Largest U.S. Methane Release Ever

February 26, 2016 - in Corporate, Oil & Gas, Surveying/Mapping

The Aliso Canyon natural gas well blowout, first reported on Oct. 23, 2015, released over 100,000 tons of the powerful greenhouse gas methane before the well was sealed on Feb. 11, according to the first study of the accident published today in the journal…

UCI Maps Methane Leaks Across Los Angeles Basin

February 25, 2016 - in Corporate, Oil & Gas, Surveying/Mapping

Irvine, Calif., Feb. 24, 2016 – Hundreds of methane-emitting hot spots have been identified across the Los Angeles Basin, including a “clean ports” truck refueling facility near the Port of Long Beach, power plants, water treatment facilities, and cattle…