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WASHINGTON (AP) — Supporters of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline are seeking a swift Senate vote on legislation to approve construction of the project that environmentalists oppose strongly and the Obama administration has delayed indefinitely.

Offshore Technology Conference (OTC 2014) - the world’s foremost event for the development of offshore resources in drilling, exploration, production, and environmental protection -- will be held May 5-8 in Houston's Reliant Center.

High energy price volatility has for the first time replaced global climate framework as the top critical uncertainty driving the world energy agenda, says the 2014 World Energy Issues Monitor, released by the World Energy Council (WEC).

You might justifiably say that Gas Transmission Services, Inc. is a model one-stop-shop if you’re in the natural gas business, especially in California. The company, better known as GTS, works for nearly anyone involved in the natural gas value chain, from gas pipeline owners and operators to gas producers to residential and commercial developers to public power and investor-owned utilities to producers of biomethane. Among their wide variety of services, hydrotesting heads the list. Last fall, GTS authored a study on hydrotesting for the INGAA Foundation.

Ruth Michels, CEO and chairman of the board of Michels Corporation, was awarded the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW) Construction Club’s Lifetime Achievement Award on Friday, April 25 at the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery.

Industry experts and company leaders alike have been talking about the looming construction labor shortages for years now. The Great Recession has exacerbated this concern due to the thousands of workers that have left the construction industry.

The European outlook for the offshore pipe industry in 2014 is positive, according to a recent study conducted by Tata Steel.

The Sabertooth double-hull can roam freely for up to 40 miles, is depth-rated to 3,000 meters and has 360-degree orientation.

In December, the 488-meter hull of Shell’s Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility was floated out of dry dock at the Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) yard in Geoje, South Korea where the facility is under construction. Shortly after float out the hull was towed to a nearby dock and readied for installation of the massive LNG facilities.

Eni Norge has selected the Sevan 1000 FPSO, developed by Sevan Marine, to produce the Goliat field in the Barents Sea northwest of Hammerfest at a depth of 400 meters. Italian energy company Eni Norge is operator of the field with an ownership of 65% while Statoil owns 35%.

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