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« Reply #1000 on: October 06, 2009, 01:55:35 PM »


Global Industries awarded US$ 70 million project in Brazil

Global Industries, Ltd. (Nasdaq: GLBL) announced today that its Brazil Business Unit has signed a contract with Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. (Petrobras) for diving, ROV and construction services to be performed offshore Brazil, in the areas of Campos, Santos and Espirito Santo basins.


http://www.ronsrovlinks.nl/modules/impression/catview.php?cid=4&orderby=hitsA&start=0


Great website..You may want to pass it forward Jen3560..Haven't we heard of Global industries before?Schaffer connection maybe....

Global Industries awarded decommissioning and abandonment project for Shell Offshore in Gulf of Mexico
Published on 29 April 2009 (35 reads) 
Global Industries, Ltd. announced today that it has been awarded a project by Shell Offshore Inc. for the decommissioning and abandonment of an 8-pile production platform located in Eugene Island 331 "A" in approximately 250 FSW in the Gulf of Mexico.


On May 8, 2008, the Company filed a motion with the Court for authority to sell a 12-Man 300 meter skid-mounted saturation diving system and related equipment to Global Industries Offshore LLC for a cash payment of $6,750,000.00.

http://www.redorbit.com/news/business/1386028/superior_offshore_international_announces_its_request_to_terminate_its_registration/
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« Reply #1001 on: October 06, 2009, 01:58:54 PM »

Subsea 7 awarded contract by Petrobras in Gulf of Mexico
Published on 08 January 2008 (35 reads) 
Subsea 7 Inc (OSE Symbol: SUB), one of the world's leading subsea engineering and construction companies, announced today that it has been awarded a contract by Petrobras America, a subsidiary of Petrobras (NYSE: PBR/PBRA) for installation works in the deepwater Cascade & Chinook fields in the Gulf of Mexico. The contract is valued in excess of US $50 million.


Subsea 7 awarded long-term pipelay contract in Brazil
Published on 10 September 2009 (38 reads) 
Subsea 7 Inc (OSE Symbol: SUB), one of the world's leading subsea engineering and construction companies, announced today that it has been awarded a long-term contract by Petrobras (Petroleo Brasileiro S/A) for its pipelay vessel the Normand Seven.

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« Reply #1002 on: October 06, 2009, 02:11:19 PM »

DeepOcean has been awarded a new contract in Mexico
Published on 16 November 2006 (38 reads)
 
DeepOcean has been awarded a new contract from the contractor Constructora Subacuática Diavaz S.A. de C.V. ("Diavaz") in the Gulf of Mexico for the charter of MPSV Aquanaut for 45 days from 29 November 2006 until 13 January 2007.
 
The vessel will be used for maintenance work under a contract Diavaz has with Pemex.

As a consequence of the agreement with Diavaz, DeepOcean has made an agreement with the owners of MPSV Aquanaut, Adams Offshore Ltd, to extend the charter of the vessel until 13 January 2007.
 
http://www.ronsrovlinks.nl/modules/impression/singlearticle.php?aid=177&page=deepocean_has_been_awarded_a_new_contract_in_mexico
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« Reply #1003 on: October 06, 2009, 02:16:18 PM »


Global Industries awarded US$ 70 million project in Brazil

Global Industries, Ltd. (Nasdaq: GLBL) announced today that its Brazil Business Unit has signed a contract with Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. (Petrobras) for diving, ROV and construction services to be performed offshore Brazil, in the areas of Campos, Santos and Espirito Santo basins.


http://www.ronsrovlinks.nl/modules/impression/catview.php?cid=4&orderby=hitsA&start=0


Great website..You may want to pass it forward Jen3560..Haven't we heard of Global industries before?Schaffer connection maybe....

Global Industries awarded decommissioning and abandonment project for Shell Offshore in Gulf of Mexico
Published on 29 April 2009 (35 reads) 
Global Industries, Ltd. announced today that it has been awarded a project by Shell Offshore Inc. for the decommissioning and abandonment of an 8-pile production platform located in Eugene Island 331 "A" in approximately 250 FSW in the Gulf of Mexico.


On May 8, 2008, the Company filed a motion with the Court for authority to sell a 12-Man 300 meter skid-mounted saturation diving system and related equipment to Global Industries Offshore LLC for a cash payment of $6,750,000.00.

http://www.redorbit.com/news/business/1386028/superior_offshore_international_announces_its_request_to_terminate_its_registration/

Global Industries, Ltd. awarded US$75 million pipeline project in Pemex's Bay of Campeche Ixtal field
Published on 30 September 2008 (40 reads) 
Global Industries, Ltd. announced today that it has been awarded a project from Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) for pipeline work in Pemex's Ixtal Field in the Bay of Campeche.

http://www.ronsrovlinks.nl/modules/impression/catview.php?cid=4&orderby=hitsA&start=75
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« Reply #1004 on: October 06, 2009, 02:18:01 PM »


Global Industries awarded US$ 70 million project in Brazil

Global Industries, Ltd. (Nasdaq: GLBL) announced today that its Brazil Business Unit has signed a contract with Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. (Petrobras) for diving, ROV and construction services to be performed offshore Brazil, in the areas of Campos, Santos and Espirito Santo basins.


http://www.ronsrovlinks.nl/modules/impression/catview.php?cid=4&orderby=hitsA&start=0


Great website..You may want to pass it forward Jen3560..Haven't we heard of Global industries before?Schaffer connection maybe....

Global Industries awarded decommissioning and abandonment project for Shell Offshore in Gulf of Mexico
Published on 29 April 2009 (35 reads) 
Global Industries, Ltd. announced today that it has been awarded a project by Shell Offshore Inc. for the decommissioning and abandonment of an 8-pile production platform located in Eugene Island 331 "A" in approximately 250 FSW in the Gulf of Mexico.


Well, we know Persistence has been working in the Gulf since the first part of July.........
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« Reply #1005 on: October 06, 2009, 02:29:06 PM »

Jen3560..If you haven't already saw this Jen3560... They are from Lafayette,La..Just sayin!


C & C signs $50 million, two year AUV contract with Petrobras
Published on 20 August 2009 (46 reads) 
C & C Technologies do Brasil, a subsidiary of C & C Technologies, Inc. (C & C), the worldwide leader in deepwater autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) operations, was recently awarded a $50 million contract by Petrobras. The 730 day contract will utilize C & C's state-of-the-art C-Surveyor II AUV and M/V Northern Resolution. The contract can be renewed for an additional 730 days, making the contract potentially worth $100 million.


http://www.ronsrovlinks.nl/modules/impression/singlearticle.php?aid=3032&page=c__c_signs_50_million_two_year_auv_contract_with_petrobras


Here's the press release....
http://www.cctechnol.com/site.php?pageID=85&newsID=318



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« Reply #1006 on: October 06, 2009, 02:31:22 PM »

Jen3560..If you haven't already saw this Jen3560... They are from Lafayette,La..Just sayin!


C & C signs $50 million, two year AUV contract with Petrobras
Published on 20 August 2009 (46 reads) 
C & C Technologies do Brasil, a subsidiary of C & C Technologies, Inc. (C & C), the worldwide leader in deepwater autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) operations, was recently awarded a $50 million contract by Petrobras. The 730 day contract will utilize C & C's state-of-the-art C-Surveyor II AUV and M/V Northern Resolution. The contract can be renewed for an additional 730 days, making the contract potentially worth $100 million.


http://www.ronsrovlinks.nl/modules/impression/singlearticle.php?aid=3032&page=c__c_signs_50_million_two_year_auv_contract_with_petrobras


Here's the press release....
http://www.cctechnol.com/site.php?pageID=85&newsID=318





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« Reply #1007 on: October 06, 2009, 02:35:00 PM »

Jen3560..If you haven't already saw this Jen3560... They are from Lafayette,La..Just sayin!


C & C signs $50 million, two year AUV contract with Petrobras
Published on 20 August 2009 (46 reads) 
C & C Technologies do Brasil, a subsidiary of C & C Technologies, Inc. (C & C), the worldwide leader in deepwater autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) operations, was recently awarded a $50 million contract by Petrobras. The 730 day contract will utilize C & C's state-of-the-art C-Surveyor II AUV and M/V Northern Resolution. The contract can be renewed for an additional 730 days, making the contract potentially worth $100 million.


http://www.ronsrovlinks.nl/modules/impression/singlearticle.php?aid=3032&page=c__c_signs_50_million_two_year_auv_contract_with_petrobras


Here's the press release....
http://www.cctechnol.com/site.php?pageID=85&newsID=318





Thanks KTF!

Your welcome.You've got the links,so i'll stop posting stuff that might be repetitive!
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« Reply #1008 on: October 06, 2009, 02:51:21 PM »

Oceaneering announces BC-10 umbilical contract
Published on 05 January 2007 (56 reads) 
Oceaneering International, Inc. (NYSE:OII) announced that it has secured a contract with the BC-10 Consortium, operated by Shell, to supply umbilicals for block BC-10 offshore Brazil.

Veripos Americas Region wins major positioning contracts
Published on 07 July 2008 (56 reads)
 
Veripos' Americas Region has been awarded of a series of significant offshore positioning contracts by DOF Subsea, LSP, Tidewater and WesternGeco for vessels operating in Brazilian, Mexican and US waters. The contracts also cover supply of proprietary Veripos integrated demodulator and GNSS receivers and associated software modules to ensure seamless high-precision sub-metre positioning in support of survey, construction support, seismic and general offshore support operations.


Oceaneering announces Petrobras umbilical global supply contract
Published on 30 July 2009
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Oceaneering International, Inc. (NYSE: OII) announced that it secured a contract in late June with estimated revenue in the range of $44 million to $64 million from Petrobras Netherlands B.V. - PNBV, a subsidiary of Petroleo Brasileiro S/A (NYSE: PBR).

http://www.ronsrovlinks.nl/modules/impression/catview.php?cid=4&orderby=hitsA&start=240


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« Reply #1009 on: October 07, 2009, 01:20:31 AM »

KTF, you been diggin' good...hot diggity.....gotta get my diggin' in gear. 

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« Reply #1010 on: October 07, 2009, 01:27:45 AM »

KTF, you been diggin' good...hot diggity.....gotta get my diggin' in gear. 

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« Reply #1011 on: October 07, 2009, 12:59:15 PM »

Aruba Premier Expects Agreement With PetroChina Soon, ANP Says
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Aruban Prime Minister Nelson Oduber expects to be able to agree soon with PetroChina Co. about the sale of a Valero Energy Corp. refinery on the island, Dutch news agency ANP reported, citing the politician.

The refinery is placed ¡°

well in the market¡± given the $16 billion oil exploration agreement between China and Venezuela earlier this month, the Dutch-language agency cited Oduber as saying in a report dated Sept. 20. Talks are under way, he said, according to ANP. Aruba is in the southern Caribbean Sea, north of Venezuela.

San Antonio-based Valero said in July it was continuing talks with PetroChina over the sale of the 275,000 barrel-a-day facility that had been idled because of poor refining margins. The Chinese government has been encouraging its oil companies to buy overseas assets in the global economic slowdown and last week agreed to invest $16 billion in Venezuela to boost oil production

http://en.in-en.com/article/News/Global/html/2009092114487.html
 
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Be Curious to know exactly how long Valero has been negotiating with Petrochina..
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« Reply #1012 on: October 07, 2009, 03:12:57 PM »

 
Valero maps comeback for old Aruba plant
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Publication: Platts Oilgram News Publication Date: 20041108 Issue No.: 215 Volume No.: 82 Page No.: 1
In just over a year Valero Energy has spent more than $1-bil to buy and fix up two of the Western Hemisphere's most notorious refineries: the ex-TransAmerican plant at Good Hope, Louisiana, and the once sprawling Lago Petroleum (Exxon) plant on Aruba. Both aging properties have been bottomless pits for capital spending and a byword for mechanical problems and red ink. Now, in a remarkable turn of events, they are not only running smoothly at huge profits, they also have become prime spots for what could be major new capacity expansions equal to two or three new refineries for a tight US market. Here is the first of our tale of two refineries.

From the white sand beaches, warm surf and tourist-packed hotel-casinos on the western shore of Aruba, there is no sight or smell of the venerable former Exxon Lago Petroleum refinery at the other end of this sunny Dutch Caribbean resort isle.

A dozen miles downwind, however, sulfurous brownish-white clouds drift south in the azure skies from Lago's tall stacks, wafting toward Venezuela 20 miles away. Even with the steady offshore breeze, a stench like rotten eggs pervades the surrounding town of San Nicholas.

Lago may be the world's last refinery still burning its own tarry, high-sulfur vacuum tower bottoms, to make steam, power, fresh water and process heat. With no cat cracker now or other source of enough fuel gas, and only spotty electricity, it has little choice.

Lax Aruban air quality rules make the noxious emissions legal. But the corrosive, metals-laden pitch wears hard on pipes, burner tips and furnace linings. The not-infrequent plant-wide power outages can coagulate the normally 300-degree pitch, forcing the ripping up of miles of pipe three times since 2001 at a cost of untold millions of dollars.

That air pollution and troublesome fuel system are high on the list of many longstanding problems new owner Valero Energy is determined to fix at the Aruba plant, which in recent years has had a sorry record of fires, fatalities and equipment failures.

Last year, under prior owner El Paso, four men died in separate mishaps and the plant averaged only 176,000 b/d for on-stream performance of just 55% of its theoretical 315,000 b/d of distillation capacity in two relatively new atmospheric crude units. In 2002 it ran at a mere 46%, averaging 151,000 b/d.

Valero bought the plant in March for $365-mil, barely equal to the debt El Paso had on Aruba and about 15 cts on the dollar of replacement value. Since then operating rates have averaged over 200,000 b/d and up to 240,000 b/d, augmenting its Mexican Maya feed with other heavy grades from Venezuela, Ecuador, Brazil or even Russian resid.

Earnings this year are expected to be almost $250-mil as discounts on its heavy, sulfur crude feed have widened to more than $14/bbl under WTI and prices for its product slate of mostly distillate, naphtha and gas oil cat-cracker feed have soared. Valero has reaped another $20-mil or more by optimizing Aruba's crude and product flows, including movements of jet and low-sulfur diesel to Europe and the US West coast.

In January the plant's 775 mostly unionized employees are in line for what could be an unheard-of 8% pay bonus. Despite having roughly double the manpower of a comparable US refinery, Aruba has ranked this year near the top of Valero's 15 plants in return on capital. So far direct job cuts by Valero have been minimal, but a spate of retirements are expected. Contractors, including several close relatives of the island's prime minister, have been reduced from 600 to 350.

"Aruba was a great acquisition," declares Valero CEO William Greehey, predicting it will pay for itself within two years.

And Valero is already mapping an ambitious expansion to exploit Aruba's non-existent environmental permit requirements, remaining seven-year tax holiday and favorable shipping logistics to the US Gulf Coast, New York Harbor, Europe and even California.

The first step for Valero at Aruba has been to bolster power capacity to 100 MW with new and rebuilt turbines and diesel generators. Since March Valero has already spent about $60-mil on repairs and will spend another $160-mil next year on turn-arounds, upkeep and a fourth sulfur recovery unit.

Step two, says plant manager Martin Parrish, is to boost coking from 66,000 b/d to 76,000 b/d with quicker cycling of Aruba's two units and to finish major furnace repairs on an idled 42,000 b/d visbreaker. That would lift heavy crude capacity back to 285,000 b/d from a current 245,000 b/d.

"The next step is to make gasoline," says CEO Greehey. Aruba has a $700-mil expansion plan for a cat cracker, reformer and alkylation unit. That would give the plant year-round profitability.

With waste gases from a cat-cracker, Aruba could begin replacing pitch as a process fuel. A $200-mil coke fluid boiler (CFB) is also eyed to replace pitch in making steam, allowing easier stack gas sulfur removal. Plus, a cat-cracker would mean output "gain" on products to 105% of crude inputs, instead of Aruba's current deficit. "The world of refining now revolves around cat-crackers," explains Bob Gregory, president Valero's Aruba subsidiary.

Beyond that, Valero has drafted a tentative $2-bil plan to double Aruba's capacity to 500,000 b/d with new crude units and cokers. Then another $3-bil would triple it to a prodigious 800,000 b/d of heavy, sour crude input, making 370,000 b/d of clean gasoline. Along with volume, complexity would climb from a current low index of 6.2 to more than 30 over six or seven years, rivaling Valero's flagship plant at Corpus Christi, Texas.

Compared to the cost of similar new capacity in the environmentally restricted US, Aruba looks like a bargain venue. It has "great infrastructure, a lot of land and no permitting problems," says Greehey. As clean-fuel spending abates on Valero's other 14 US and Canadian plants, totaling 2.1-mil b/d, Greehey notes, "we could move quickly" to restore Aruba's past glory.

Once one of the world's largest refining complexes under Exxon ownership since 1932, Lago was processing more than 700,000 b/d into mostly heavy fuel oil in the 1970s through seven crude units, and it had at least one cat cracker. The sprawling complex had 20-mil bbl of storage tanks, deepwater docks for ULCCs, and housing for many of its 8,000 employees. Ruins of gun emplacements still guard the nearby hills, a reminder of the plant's crucial role in World War II when its high-octane aviation fuel was credited with defeating the Luftwaffe.

In 1985, however, Exxon abruptly shut down and simply walked away from the giant plant in a row with Venezuela over crude pricing, taking a $1-bil write-off (ON 8/14/03). "The fundamental problem is that Exxon shut down the plant and didn't mothball it," says one former manager there: "It was not left in a condition where it could be restarted."

Presumably that was to prevent it from falling into the hands of PDVSA, as later happened with Shell's refinery on nearby Dutch Curcao. It was equivalent to a retreating army spiking its cannons. Lago became a giant, rusting heap of scrap metal.

Three years after the abandonment, in 1988, Coastal chairman and inveterate trader in politically incorrect crude Oscar Wyatt acquired the partially dismantled refinery by buying out scrap rights from an Aruba contractor for just $9-mil. Wyatt's plan was to process medium heavy-sour Kirkuk and Basrah from Iraq, where he had forged a relationship with Saddam Hussein during the Iran-Iraq war.

Aided with a 20-year tax holiday from the desperate Aruban government, Coastal resumed operations in 1991 with a new crude unit at 180,000 b/d. Though unable to make gasoline, the plant could produce naphtha, distillate, fuel oil and intermediate feedstock for the growing US cat-cracker market.

Iraq's invasion of Kuwait, the US Gulf War and UN sanctions forced Wyatt to find other crude. Unwilling to pay PDVSA's price, he got a deal for relatively cheap Mexican Maya, with a shipping discount. Later, Coastal bought out Lago's dock and tank farm from Wickland Oil, which had picked them up in 1989 in hopes of reviving crude trans-shipments to the US.

But Wyatt's hope of windfall profits on widening discounts for Maya failed to come true. Those spreads languished under $6/bbl through most of the 1990s. The plant topped a modest $100-mil in operating net only once in 13 years and ended 2003 with accumulated tax losses of almost $300-mil; never really able to use its Aruban tax breaks. By design or necessity, "Coastal's approach was to do the minimum, or less," on capital investment, says one former manager there: "Push it to its capabilities and put the money in the bank. They basically ran it into the ground."

In 1998 Coastal began a nearly $400-mil debt-financed effort to add a second crude unit and another coker, boost hydrogen capacity and upgrade its water system. But the plant was still hobbled by aging and failure-prone infrastructure when Coastal was taken over in 2000 by gas pipeline and merchant energy giant El Paso.

Uncomfortable with the refining business in general and soon to face its own cash squeeze, El Paso nevertheless stepped-up investment at Aruba to get it in shape for a sale. Over five years Coastal and El Paso plowed a generous $640-mil into Aruba; far more than its cash flow.

El Paso rebuilt three amine units (for treating acidic gas), docks, turbines, furnaces, boilers, reactors and both crude units. It clad the 160,000 b/d vacuum unit to handle corrosion, replaced miles of buried power cables and refurbished the plant's large coke-handling systems. But reliability remained iffy, and some of the spending may have been mis-directed. For instance, it used insurance proceeds from a 2001 visbreaker fire to rebuild that marginally useful unit. After another small fire, it again remains out of service.

Scrambling to raise cash this year, El Paso sold Aruba to Valero in March for $365-mil, plus $250-mil for working capital and $100-mil for the docks and 11.7-mil bbl of remaining tankage. It booked a small gain, but only after taking a nearly $1-bil pre-tax charge on the plant in 2003.

Crows Valero's Greehey: "We had unbelievable timing."

https://construction.ecnext.com/free-scripts/document_view_v3.pl?item_id=0249-28379&format_id=XML
 
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« Reply #1013 on: October 07, 2009, 09:13:15 PM »

Has Anyone noticed that since the Persistence was brought back in the forum in the last several days....We have a poster who comes in... who by the way has not been here at all lately... and starts a distraction campaign...It happens Everytime.....I say ignore the Distracter and Get on with Exposing the Persistence Scam...... JMO!

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« Reply #1014 on: October 08, 2009, 09:32:22 AM »

I noticed. 

The reiteration of a few facts was in order, and now - IMO - she can carry on her merry way and do her own research.  And if not, that's on her.

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http://www.finanznachrichten.de/nachrichten-2009-10/15158321-update-1-valero-won-t-rule-out-alternatives-for-any-plants-020.htm

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UPDATE 1-Valero won't rule out alternatives for any plants

 
By Erwin Seba

HOUSTON, Oct 8 (Reuters) - Leading U.S. refiner Valero Energy Corp will not rule out 'strategic alternatives' including possible shutdowns at any of its 16 refineries in current economic downturn, a company spokesman said on Thursday.

The company is not necessarily willing to sell any refineries, but strategic alternatives would include possible refinery or unit shutdowns to contend with crushed demand in the recession, said spokesman Bill Day.

'We wouldn't rule out strategic alternatives at any of our refineries,' Day told Reuters in an interview.

Valero's announcement comes days after fellow independent

refiner Sunoco Inc began shutting down a refinery in the New Jersey suburbs east of Philadelphia.

Previously, Valero used the term strategic alternatives when it put a refinery up for sale.

Chairman and Chief Executive Bill Klesse reiterated to employees in a memo this week that Valero was still aggressively pursuing strategic alternatives for refineries in Paulsboro, New Jersey, Delaware City, Delaware, and Aruba, according to sources familiar with the document.

The 235,000 bpd Aruba refinery has been on the block since 2007.

'There's been no movement on a deal at that refinery,' said a source familiar attempts to sell it.

Aruban officials have said PetroChina is a would-be buyer of the refinery. Petrobras has also been identified as a potential buyer.

Valero has never confirmed the identity of possible buyers of any of its refineries.


To cut costs at Paulsboro, Day said, Valero is offering early retirement packages to 100 employees out of a refinery workforce of 550.

The Paulsboro refinery is in the same New Jersey county as the refinery Sunoco is shutting.

Valero's struggle illustrates how much U.S. refining economics have changed since the recession began in the fall of the 2008.

Twenty-two months ago, Klesse identified 12 of 18 refineries Valero owned at that time as 'core' to the company's future and which Valero would invest in.

Among those core plants was the 210,000 bpd Delaware City refinery, where Valero recently shut a coker and gasifier unit. laying off workers on those units.

Rumors continue to swirl the Delaware City refinery may be shut indefinitely sometime in 2010. Day said again on Thursday Valero has no plans to shut the plant.

Valero shut the Aruba refinery in July as a temporary measure during the downturn. It became an indefinite shutdown in late August as market conditions failed to improve.

At its Corpus Christi, Texas, refinery Valero has shut a gasoline unit and a coking unit. The company has also reduced production levels at other refineries.

Day said legislation passed earlier this year by the U.S. Congress to reduce carbon emissions makes the long-term outlook for independent refiners like Valero doubtful.

Valero has previously said the legislation could cost the company between $6 billion and $7 billion, equal to Valero's earnings in 2006, one of the company's best years.

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« Reply #1017 on: October 15, 2009, 06:32:13 PM »

June 26, 2008 - Kyle said: [color=red'"The logs are in a safe somewhere. John and Ryan Poff (one of John's project managers) knows where it is.[/color] I can't get copies of the logs at this time. Perhaps in a few months. The target locations are in the safe, although I also have them in a safe spot.  I don't care about the other targets though. I don't think any of it is of any potential interest. Mainly junk, coral, and debris.



Innovative Exploration Llc   (Poff Offshore Services*)  Is this your company?
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HQ, Branch or Single Location
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Annual Sales (Estimated)
$1 to 2.5 million
D&B: $53,000* 
Employees (Estimated)
5 to 9
D&B: 1* 
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« Reply #1018 on: October 15, 2009, 06:34:01 PM »

June 26, 2008 - Kyle said: [color=red'"The logs are in a safe somewhere. John and Ryan Poff (one of John's project managers) knows where it is.[/color] I can't get copies of the logs at this time. Perhaps in a few months. The target locations are in the safe, although I also have them in a safe spot.  I don't care about the other targets though. I don't think any of it is of any potential interest. Mainly junk, coral, and debris.



Innovative Exploration Llc   (Poff Offshore Services*)  Is this your company?
Lafayette, LA  70506(Lafayette, LA Metro Area)
 
Phone: (337) 319-3466 
Website: Information not found (?) 

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Business Categories
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Hydrographic Surveying*, Engineering Svcs 
 
Innovative Exploration Llc Business InformationClaim This Profile
Innovative Exploration Llc is a private company categorized under Search and Navigation Equipment and located in Lafayette, LA. Current estimates show this company has an annual revenue of $1 to 2.5 million and employs a staff of approximately 5 to 9.
Also Does Business As
Poff Offshore Services* 
HQ, Branch or Single Location
Single Location
Annual Sales (Estimated)
$1 to 2.5 million
D&B: $53,000* 
Employees (Estimated)
5 to 9
D&B: 1* 
SIC Code and Description
8711-19, Engineers-Geotechnical
NAICS Code and Description
541330, Engineering Svcs Products, Services and Brands
Information not found (?)
State of Incorporation
Information not found
Years in Business
4*
Company Contacts
Contact Name Gender   
Ryan A Poff*, Owner*

http://www.manta.com/coms2/dnbcompany_0s3qbl


 INNOVATIVE EXPLORATION, LLC  Montgomery, AL   
FRAZIER, DAVE A
(INCORPORATORS)
RUMBLEY, JAMES A
(INCORPORATORS)
RUMBLEY, JAMES A
(REGISTERED AGENT)
S & H CONCRETE, INC
THE MONTGOMERY COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION, INC
THE MONTGOMERY COUNTY TRIAL LAWYERS ASSOCIATION, INC
CLOVERDALE PACKAGE STORE, INC
H RAY FORMBY, INC View Details 
3.  INNOVATIVE EXPLORATION, LLC
 Montgomery lapine, AL
Shreveport, LA   FRAZIER, DAVE A
(AGENT) FRAZIER PETROLEUM, INC


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Ryan Poff’s Summary
Geophysical Surveyor in the oil and gas/renewable energy sector. I conduct all types of Hydrographic Surveys, Seismic Surveys, ROV/Diver Tracking, Navigation QC, and Client Representation. I have been an independent contractor for 5 years and have a total of 10 years experience in the hydrographic survey industry.

Ryan Poff’s Specialties:
Hydrographic/Geophysical Surveys as well as Navaigation QC & Client Representation for cable lays, pipe lays, as built surveys, dredging, and ROV and Diver projects.


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Ryan Poff’s Experience
Field Project Manager
Poff Offshore Services
(Oil & Energy industry)

December 2007 — Present (1 year 11 months)

in House Project Manager. Responsible duties for the R/V Persistence, R/V Ferrel; Geophysical Projects, Personnel, Invoicing, Proposals, Pricing for jobs, and overall project planning for geophysical services. Autocad drafting and GIS information systems handling.

Surveyor / Geophysical Operator/ Owner Operator
Poff Offshore Services
(Oil & Energy industry)

June 2005 — Present (4 years 5 months)

Project Management/Client Representation for rig moves, hydrographic surveys, and navigation QC

Owner
Poff Offshore Services
(Oil & Energy industry)

June 2005 — Present (4 years 5 months)

Marine Surveys
Global Remote Sensing
Tesla
Tetra Tech

Responsibilities include but are limited to day to day survey operations of NOAA Nautical Chart Surveys contracted to SAIC, typically using a Klein 3000 & 5000 Sonar with Sonar Pro for acquisition and ISIS for review. An 8101, 8111, and 8125 Reson Multibeam operational value of 255 khz- 455 kHz. ISS2000 is the navigation software of SAIC. All equipment used on small "launch" operations for near inshore acquisition. Survey sensors of Trimble 3000 with Sky Fix differential. Processing of multibeam data from first review to second review. SS interpretation and logging of targets platforms or other significant contacts.

Stolt offshore surveys have included pipe line and platform inspection with a ROV. My duties were: Navigation of ROV using Sonardyne USBL systems with mini beacons and Navipack navigation software streamed into Trimble GPS units. Keeping in constant contact with the ROV operator informing them of any obstructions, platforms, pipe lines they may incur along the way. I have some working knowledge of ROV operation or piloting. Vessel used, Seaway Defender.

C&C Technologies contract consists of AUV operation using Hydromap multibeam software, Hugin Operator Station by Kongsberg Simrad for 300m to 3000m water depths. Duties include planning of "mission" test the endurance of the dive calculate time in the water and complete survey coverage. Monitor AUV's critical systems including battery, system voltages, system currents, rudder section and servos and overall statistics of AUV. When needed, I will help with the battery fluid change, cathode changes, HP and KOH changes, anode changes, or any computer problems that my happen in the control sphere (CP) or the Payload Processor (PP). Also the deployment and retrieval of AUV and acoustic tow fish. This uses two SSBL acoustic transmitters for data collection between mother ship and AUV. Vessel, Rig Supporter.

Basic Synopsis
Poff Offshore Services
(Oil & Energy industry)

January 2005 — Present (4 years 10 months)

specializing in AUV Operations, ROV Tracking, Diver Tracking, Hydrographic Surveys, Geophysical Surveys, Seismic Surveys, NOAA Surveys and Navigation.

Advanced Synopsis
Poff Offshore Services
(Oil & Energy industry)

January 2005 — Present (4 years 10 months)

Specializing in AUV operations, ROV tracking, Diver Tracking,
Hydrographic Surveys, Geophysical Surveys, Seismic Surveys, Block Studies, Site Surveys, Cable Routes, Navigation.

Surveys and Geophysical Sensors of proficiency include:

AUV Hugin 3000
Trimble GPS Receiver
ROV Tracking (HPR beacons; Applied Acoustics)
WAAS
MBX
Star Fix
Sky Fix
Diver Tracking ( HPR beacons; Applied Acoustics)
C-Nav
Diver Search and Recovery
Gyro's (Meridian & SG Brown)
Klein 3000 & 5000
SIS 1000 & 3000
Edge Tech Side Scan Sonar
General Underwater Acoustics (ADL/ACL )
Geo Acoustics Side Scan Sonar
Focus laser line scanner (SAIC)

Independent Geophysical Surveyor
Poff Offshore Services
(Oil & Energy industry)

June 2004 — Present (5 years 5 months)

Responsible for overseeing personnel and data quality. Conducted over all planning of job scope. With projects including geophysical surveys, hazard surveys, site investigation, pipeline routes, oil and gas exploration, seismic surveys, and block studies.

Client Representative
Spectra Energy
(Public Company; 5001-10,000 employees; SE; Oil & Energy industry)

October 2007 — November 2007 (2 months)

2007 Client Representative for pipe line burial and subsea installations, North East Gateway Project. Handled all aspects for the client to complete the job in a timely and cost effective manner. Ensure proper acoustic positioning of subsea wells and assemblies, proper burial of the pipe lines, and ROV operations.

Field/shift manager
geophysical and geotechnical operations
(Oil & Energy industry)

July 2007 — October 2007 (4 months)


Surveyor
Tesla Offshore Inc
(Oil & Energy industry)

September 2006 — October 2006 (2 months)

on board the Toisa Proteus, Client for Newfield Exploration/ Wild Well Control Inc. Platform Salvage Operations, crew utilizing QINSy navigation for Diver and ROV tracking, Hurricane Rita platform recovery.

October 20, 2006 - July 15, 2007 Under exclusive contract to C&C Technologies. Expired, Oct. 17 2007. AUV survey operations performed in the Gulf Of Mexico and Brazil. Extensive surveys for Petrobras Brazil. All AUV operations

Field Project Manager
Kerr McGee post Katrina Hurricane pipe line survey
(Oil & Energy industry)

May 2006 — August 2006 (4 months)


C&C Technologies
Winfrog Navigation Software
(Oil & Energy industry)

January 2001 — June 2005 (4 years 6 months)

system
Hydromap (proprietary)
Hugin 3000 Operating Software
ISIS SS acquisition & processing
Sonar Pro SS acquisition
Sonar Wiz SS acquisition
Some LINUX and UNIX

Senior Surveyor and Geophysical Operator
Sources of acquired
(Oil & Energy industry)

July 2003 — January 2005 (1 year 7 months)

Responsible for overseeing personnel and data quality. Conducted over all planning of job scope, as well as the training of personnel of the day to day field activities on board the M/V Rig Supporter. With projects including deep water geophysical surveys, hazard surveys, site investigation, pipeline routes, oil and gas exploration, and block studies utilizing hands on, the equipment listed below.

AUV operator/technician
C&C Technologies
(Oil & Energy industry)

January 2001 — June 2004 (3 years 6 months)


Senior Surveyor and Geophysical Operator
Thales Geosolutions Inc
(Oil & Energy industry)

July 2002 — July 2003 (1 year 1 month)

Responsible for overseeing personnel and data quality. Conducted over all planning of job scope. With projects including geophysical surveys, hazard surveys, site investigation, pipeline routes, oil and gas exploration, seismic surveys, and block studies utilizing the equipment listed below on board the Albuquerque, Will Bordelon, and the Reflection.
Equipment listed here was used to acquire survey data. Satloc navigation systems, sparker arrays, Geoacoustic Probe 5000 Side Scan Sonar, Edo Western Acoustic Profiler with Delph digital software, 100ci Sleeve Gun and 9802 EPC Plotter with Aram digital software (dos version) for the Geophysical and Archeological aspects of the survey industry. Other software included Winfrog Navigation, ISIS sonar acquisition software

Systems Operator & Supervisor
C & C Technologies Inc
(Oil & Energy industry)

January 2001 — July 2002 (1 year 7 months)

Responsible for overseeing personnel and data quality. Conducted over all planning of job scope as well as the training of personnel of the day to day field activities on board the Ocean Surveyor, Inez McCall, Inland Surveyor (40ft outboard) Mary Dianne McCall, Moana Wave for NOAA nautical charting. Including projects for shallow and deep geophysical surveys, hazard surveys, site investigation, pipeline routes, oil and gas exploration, and block studies, seismic surveys, utilizing hands on, the equipment listed below.

Operational knowledge, troubleshooting skills, and mobilization/demobilization of Geophysical Survey Systems
Operational knowledge, troubleshooting skills, and mobilization/demobilization of Navigation/positioning systems
Assigned Supervision of personnel on numerous jobs, planning shift operations of the job from beginning to end.
Geophysical Systems of proficiency include (but not limited to):
SIS 1000/3000 multifunctional tow-fish with Datasonics ISIS software for digital data collection
Klein 5000 and 3000
EG&G 260 side-scan sonar system with 272 tow fish
Echotrac Fathometer system (Single & Dual frequency)
Geopulse Sub-bottom profiler system
G880 Mag with Maglog digital software
Simrad EM 1000, 3000 and EM 12 Multi-beam systems with acoustic backscatter
Marine Survey systems of proficiency include (but are not limited to):
WinFrog navigation software
Trimble GPS configuration
WAAS/MBX/CNAV Differential systems
Sonardyne USBL/LBL acoustic positioning systems


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Ryan Poff’s Education
Temple College
Criminal Law 1996 — 1998


Rogers High School
Diploma Received , 1994 — 1997



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Additional Information
Ryan Poff’s Groups:
    Society Of Petroleum Engineers
    Dutch oil & gas professional 1250+
    Maritime Group
    Offshore Wind Professionals
    Hydrographic Survey
    Global Energy Professionals
    Brazil Oil
    Oil & Gas Recruitment
    Catlin Arctic Survey
    Oil-Offshore-Marine.com
    The Oil & Gas Explorationist Network
    Recruiter Development & Support Group
    Qatar Opportunities
    Hypack
    Offshore Jobs
    Americas Petroleum Survey Group
    International ROV Operations

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