http://www.worldoil.com WorldOil New products and services https://www.worldoil.com/magazine/2018/august-2018/news-resources/new-products-and-services Plenty-brand screw and vane pumps from SPX Flow are engineered to pump heavy viscous fluids, and are ideal for forced lubrication of rotating machinery and fuel transfer processes. Element opens new oil and gas laboratory in Singapore https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/7/11/element-opens-new-oil-and-gas-laboratory-in-singapore Element Materials Technology has opened a new laboratory in Singapore, servicing the oil and gas sector. Companies in the news https://www.worldoil.com/magazine/2018/july-2018/news-resources/companies-in-the-news Akofs Offshore has been awarded a contract for light well intervention services, using its 156-m vessel, Akofs Seafarer, for all Equinor-operated licenses, in the period 2020 to 2025. Tiny Pacific island nation battles oil giant for LNG profits https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/5/23/tiny-pacific-island-nation-battles-oil-giant-for-lng-profits The tiny, impoverished nation of Papua New Guinea came out on the short end of a $19-billion development with ExxonMobil Corp. to build one of Asia-Pacific’s biggest energy projects. But as the company pushes to expand the venture, the government is vowing that round two may require a much bigger payday for the locals. TCarta delivers satellite derived bathymetry data for Total's seismic work offshore Myanmar https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/5/17/tcarta-delivers-satellite-derived-bathymetry-data-for-totals-seismic-work-offshore-myanmar TCarta, a global provider of marine geospatial products, has delivered satellite derived bathymetry (SDB) to Total. Total will use the water-depth data for preparing seismic survey works off the coast of Myanmar. Kreuz Challenger vessel mobilized for long-term Brunei Shell contract https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/4/20/kreuz-challenger-vessel-mobilized-for-long-term-brunei-shell-contract Kreuz Subsea has mobilized a new-build dive support vessel as part of its seven-year contract with Brunei Shell. Harbour Energy seeks Santos growth with $10.3-billion offer https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/4/3/harbour-energy-seeks-santos-growth-with-103-billion-offer Harbour Energy CEO Linda Cook said she would seek to expand Santos in Asia and Africa after making a $10.3 billion offer for Australia’s third-largest energy producer. Shell sells New Zealand interests to OMV for $578 million https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/3/16/shell-sells-new-zealand-interests-to-omv-for-578-million Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell), reached an agreement today to sell its shares in Shell entities in New Zealand, to OMV for $578 million. World’s largest riser support structure installed with unique EPCI solution https://www.worldoil.com/magazine/2018/march-2018/features/world-s-largest-riser-support-structure-installed-with-unique-epci-solution The EPCI solution was just one of many engineering feats within the INPEX-operated Ichthys LNG Project, offshore Australia. Woodside crafts new LNG expansion plan after striking Exxon deal https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/2/14/woodside-crafts-new-lng-expansion-plan-after-striking-exxon-deal Australia’s Woodside Petroleum finally got what it wanted from Exxon Mobil. And it only cost $744 million.