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2014-09-25 12:24:08

Company Selling Forgings to Major OEMs and Industries in Brazil FAIRFIELD, N.J., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- All Metals & Forge Group, an ISO9001:2008 registered manufacturer of open die forgings and seamless rolled rings headquartered in Fairfield, New Jersey, is wrapping up its presentations at the Rio Oil and Gas Expo 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil where over 1,500 exhibitors and 35,000 attendees converged in this emerging market. All Metals & Forge Group...

2014-09-16 12:23:46

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Marco Antonio Quirino has been named President of Univar Latin America, effective September 1. The announcement was made by David Flitman, Chief Operating Officer and President of Univar USA and Latin America, to whom Quirino now reports. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100630/SF28924LOGO In his new role, Quirino will manage the company's businesses in Mexico and Brazil in support of Univar's operations in the Latin America...

2014-09-08 12:21:58

DUBLIN, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Polypropylene Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Polypropylene is the single largest consumed polymer resin in the world. It is one of the most versatile plastics made from polyolefin. It is produced by the polymerization of propylene. There are three main grades of polypropylene produced: homopolymer, co-polymer, and impact...

2014-09-02 08:24:00

New contract allows the extension of Endeeper's software to meet strategic demands of Petrobras. RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Endeeper signed a new contract with Petrobras for the provision of services related to the Endeeper's software package for petroleum geology. The two-year contract allows the development of new modules for Petroledge, Hardledge and RockViewer systems. Besides software development, software training is also planned in the contract. Photo -...

2014-08-26 04:20:17

HOUSTON, Aug, 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wood Group Kenny (WGK) has won two contracts with a total value of over $2 million with Brazilian operator Petrobras. In the first, Wood Group Kenny has begun a conceptual engineering study of two alternatives of pipeline heating systems for the Petrobras pre-salt Lapa field, water-heated pipe-in-pipe (WH-PiP) and electrically trace-heated pipe-in-pipe (ETH-PiP). The project aims to provide Petrobras and its partners, BG and Repsol Sinopec,...

2014-08-21 23:01:45

Top executives from leading North American petrochemical manufactures’ including: Heidi Alderman, SVP of Petrochemicals at BASF, Brian Ames, President of Olefins and Aromatics at Dow Chemical Company and David Peebles, VP at Braskem/ Odebrecht - will be joining experts from across the petrochemicals value chain in Houston this December at the North American Petrochemicals Conference and Exhibition (3-4 Dec). (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 BASF, Dow Chemical and Braskem will address the huge...

2014-08-19 08:23:24

HOUSTON, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FMC Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: FTI) announced today that it has received an order for five subsea manifolds from Petrobras, Brazil's national oil company, for its pre-salt fields located offshore Brazil. The order represents the balance of the 16 subsea manifolds ordered under a frame agreement in 2013. In total, FMC Technologies has received orders for 19 subsea manifolds for Petrobras' pre-salt fields. Engineered and manufactured in Brazil, the...

2014-08-12 08:24:11

RIO DE JANEIRO, August 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This key annual event focuses on Latin America's oil, gas and energy landscapes and corporate/state upstream strategies, developments, investments and strategy perspectives now in play. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140721/697482 ) Exploration ventures and corporate investors continue to seek position across Latin America, with major oil and gas opportunities and new acreage licensing in as Brazil,...

2014-08-11 08:22:19

Oil and gas industry values product performance, availability, and timely service RIO DE JANEIRO, HOUSTON and MARLY-LE-ROI, France, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- iXBlue, a global leader in navigation and positioning systems for offshore and defense applications, has significantly increased support and product availability in Brazil. This is in line with the company's strategic plans to accelerate sustainable long-term growth in this important and expanding market....

2014-08-07 12:20:35

SAO PAULO, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Braskem S.A. (BM&FBOVESPA: BRKM3, BRKM5 and BRKM6; NYSE: BAK; LATIBEX: XBRK) announces today its results for 2Q14. HIGHLIGHTS: The average cracker utilization rate stood at 84%, decreasing 1 p.p. from 1Q14, due to the scheduled maintenance shutdown in one of the lines at the Triunfo site and by the lower feedstock supply to the Rio de Janeiro complex. -- Braskem's sales followed the market slowdown and reached 879 kton. Compared to...


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