Hydrocarbons Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the www.hydrocarbons-technology.com web site http://www.hydrocarbons-technology.com/ en-us http://www.hydrocarbons-technology.com/ Hydrocarbons Technology-Updates http://www.hydrocarbons-technology.com/content/images/logo_big.gif TPG Growth signs agreement to buy Discovery Midstream in US http://www.hydrocarbons-technology.com/news/newstpg-growth-signs-agreement-to-buy-discovery-midstream-in-us-5854321 http://www.hydrocarbons-technology.com/news/newstpg-growth-signs-agreement-to-buy-discovery-midstream-in-us-5854321 Middle market and growth equity platform TPG Growth has signed an agreement to acquire US-based natural gas processing services provider Discovery Midstream. Tue, 27 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Santos to explore oil and gas assets in Australia and PNG http://www.hydrocarbons-technology.com/news/newssantos-to-explore-oil-and-gas-assets-in-australia-and-png-5854361 http://www.hydrocarbons-technology.com/news/newssantos-to-explore-oil-and-gas-assets-in-australia-and-png-5854361 Santos has signed an agreement to explore investment opportunities in oil and gas assets in Australia and Papua New Guinea (PNG) for existing shareholders ENN Group and Hony Capital. Tue, 27 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT 3esi-Enersight acquires reserves evaluation software provider Energy Navigator http://www.hydrocarbons-technology.com/news/news3esi-enersight-acquires-reserves-evaluation-software-provider-energy-navigator-5854789 http://www.hydrocarbons-technology.com/news/news3esi-enersight-acquires-reserves-evaluation-software-provider-energy-navigator-5854789 Canada-based strategy, planning and reserves solutions provider 3esi-Enersight has acquired reserve management software developer Energy Navigator. Tue, 27 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT OpenTAS Used to Assist Replacement of Gunvor Refinery's Loading Equipment http://www.hydrocarbons-technology.com/contractors/project/implico/pressgunvor-refinery-equipment.html http://www.hydrocarbons-technology.com/contractors/project/implico/pressgunvor-refinery-equipment.html Software and consulting services provider Implico has announced the successful completion of a major loading process modernisation project at Switzerland-based company Gunvor's refinery in Ingolstadt, Germany. Tue, 27 Jun 2017 15:40:00 GMT Pemex to restart Salina Cruz refinery after fire accident http://www.hydrocarbons-technology.com/news/newspemex-to-restart-salina-cruz-refinery-after-fire-accident-5852857 http://www.hydrocarbons-technology.com/news/newspemex-to-restart-salina-cruz-refinery-after-fire-accident-5852857 Mexican state-owned oil company Pemex is preparing to resume operations at the Antonio Dovalí Jaime refinery in Salina Cruz, which was shut down following a flood and fire earlier this month. Mon, 26 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Viking Energy in discussions to buy oil and gas company http://www.hydrocarbons-technology.com/news/newsviking-energy-on-verge-of-acquiring-oil-and-gas-company-5852859 http://www.hydrocarbons-technology.com/news/newsviking-energy-on-verge-of-acquiring-oil-and-gas-company-5852859 US-based independent exploration and production company Viking Energy Group is set to acquire an undisclosed company with producing, conventional oil and gas assets with development potential, in a deal valued at $25m. Mon, 26 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Wood Group extends technology partnership with Librestream Technologies http://www.hydrocarbons-technology.com/news/newswood-group-extends-technology-partnership-with-librestream-technologies-5853492 http://www.hydrocarbons-technology.com/news/newswood-group-extends-technology-partnership-with-librestream-technologies-5853492 Wood Group has extended its collaborative agreement with Canadian technology company Librestream Technologies to provide advanced digitally enabled solutions for oil and gas customers. Mon, 26 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Noble Midstream to increase interest in Noble Energy’s Delaware Basin assets http://www.hydrocarbons-technology.com/news/newsnoble-midstream-to-increase-interest-in-noble-energys-delaware-basin-assets-5852543 http://www.hydrocarbons-technology.com/news/newsnoble-midstream-to-increase-interest-in-noble-energys-delaware-basin-assets-5852543 Noble Midstream Partners (the Partnership) has signed an agreement to acquire additional interest in Colorado River DevCo and Blanco River DevCo from Noble Energy for $270m. Sun, 25 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Broadspectrum JV secures contract for Ichthys LNG onshore facilities in Australia http://www.hydrocarbons-technology.com/news/newsbroadspectrum-jv-secures-contract-for-ichthys-lng-onshore-facilities-in-australia-5852550 http://www.hydrocarbons-technology.com/news/newsbroadspectrum-jv-secures-contract-for-ichthys-lng-onshore-facilities-in-australia-5852550 A joint venture (JV) involving Broadspectrum and Actemium has secured a six-year contract for maintenance services to support the operation of INPEX’s Ichthys LNG onshore facilities in Darwin, Australia. Sun, 25 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Deals this week: Noble Midstream Partners, Elite Group, Occidental Petroleum http://www.hydrocarbons-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-noble-midstream-partners-elite-group-occidental-petroleum-5851640 http://www.hydrocarbons-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-noble-midstream-partners-elite-group-occidental-petroleum-5851640 Noble Midstream Partners has announced the pricing of 3.53 million common units to raise approximately $143m in a private placement. Thu, 22 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Jones Energy to sell Arkoma Basin assets in US http://www.hydrocarbons-technology.com/news/newsjones-energy-to-sell-arkoma-basin-assets-in-us-5852346 http://www.hydrocarbons-technology.com/news/newsjones-energy-to-sell-arkoma-basin-assets-in-us-5852346 US-based oil and natural gas exploration company Jones Energy has signed agreements to sell several non-core assets in the Arkoma Basin to an undisclosed buyer for up to $67.5m, in a bid to reduce its debt. Thu, 22 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Lloyd’s Register wins contract for inspection analysis at S-Oil’s RUC / ODC plant http://www.hydrocarbons-technology.com/news/newslloyds-register-wins-contract-for-inspection-analysis-at-s-oils-rucodc-plant-5851877 http://www.hydrocarbons-technology.com/news/newslloyds-register-wins-contract-for-inspection-analysis-at-s-oils-rucodc-plant-5851877 Lloyd’s Register (LR) has secured a contract to implement a fully integrated, risk-based inspection (RBI) system at S-Oil’s $4.2bn residue upgrading and Olefin downstream complex (RUC / ODC) plant in Ulsan, Korea. Thu, 22 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT M&As this week: EQT Corporation, Enerflex, Petronet LNG http://www.hydrocarbons-technology.com/news/newsmas-this-week-eqt-corporation-enerflex-petronet-lng-5851633 http://www.hydrocarbons-technology.com/news/newsmas-this-week-eqt-corporation-enerflex-petronet-lng-5851633 EQT Corporation has agreed to acquire the entire outstanding shares of Rice Energy for a purchase consideration of $8.2bn. Thu, 22 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Flint Hills to deploy Honeywell Connected Plant technology http://www.hydrocarbons-technology.com/news/newsflint-hills-to-deploy-honeywell-connected-plant-technology-5851898 http://www.hydrocarbons-technology.com/news/newsflint-hills-to-deploy-honeywell-connected-plant-technology-5851898 US-based fuel producer Flint Hills Resources will use the Honeywell Connected Plant Process Reliability Advisor for ongoing monitoring of the CCR Platforming unit at its refinery, as well as early detection and mitigation of performance issues. Thu, 22 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Sulzer Acquires Ensival Moret http://www.hydrocarbons-technology.com/contractors/pumps/sulzer-hct/pressensival-moret-aquisition.html http://www.hydrocarbons-technology.com/contractors/pumps/sulzer-hct/pressensival-moret-aquisition.html Sulzer has joined forces with global pumping solutions provider Ensival Moret to further the development of innovative pumping and mixing technologies. Thu, 22 Jun 2017 10:26:00 GMT Schlumberger forms JV with Production Plus to market HEAL System technology http://www.hydrocarbons-technology.com/news/newsschlumberger-forms-jv-with-production-plus-to-market-heal-system-technology-5850412 http://www.hydrocarbons-technology.com/news/newsschlumberger-forms-jv-with-production-plus-to-market-heal-system-technology-5850412 Schlumberger has formed a joint venture (JV) with Production Plus Energy Services to develop the latter’s HEAL System technology and business. Wed, 21 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Empyrean to increase stake in gas projects in Sacramento Basin, US http://www.hydrocarbons-technology.com/news/newsempyrean-to-increase-stake-in-gas-projects-in-sacramento-basin-us-5850980 http://www.hydrocarbons-technology.com/news/newsempyrean-to-increase-stake-in-gas-projects-in-sacramento-basin-us-5850980 Australia-based exploration company Empyrean has signed a new agreement with Sacgasco to increase its interest in multiple gas projects in the Sacramento Basin, California, US. Wed, 21 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Eni signs agreement to study two fields of Kish and Darquain in Iran http://www.hydrocarbons-technology.com/news/newseni-signs-agreement-to-study-iranian-oil-and-gas-fields-5850600 http://www.hydrocarbons-technology.com/news/newseni-signs-agreement-to-study-iranian-oil-and-gas-fields-5850600 Italian exploration and production company Eni has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) to study the development of a gas field and an oil field in Iran. Wed, 21 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Weatherford launches cased-hole evaluation system to increase oil recovery http://www.hydrocarbons-technology.com/news/newsweatherford-unveils-cased-hole-evaluation-system-to-increase-oil-recovery-5849272 http://www.hydrocarbons-technology.com/news/newsweatherford-unveils-cased-hole-evaluation-system-to-increase-oil-recovery-5849272 Weatherford International has commercially launched the Raptor 2.0 cased-hole evaluation system, which is designed to provide actionable reservoir data. Tue, 20 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Cenovus Energy targets around $5bn in asset sale agreements by year end http://www.hydrocarbons-technology.com/news/newscenovus-energy-targets-around-5bn-in-asset-sale-agreements-by-year-end-5849567 http://www.hydrocarbons-technology.com/news/newscenovus-energy-targets-around-5bn-in-asset-sale-agreements-by-year-end-5849567 Cenovus Energy has unveiled plans to proceed its divestiture plan to raise between $4bn and $5bn through asset sale agreements by the end of the year. Tue, 20 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT