The newspaper was founded in 1996 to compete with well-established rivals including Oil & Gas Journal, Petroleum Intelligence Weekly, and Offshore Engineer. It covers all aspects of the upstream industry, but focuses especially on news related to business, policy and the sector's key players as well as the commercial side of the industry. Coverage includes exploration, field development, contracts, company news, technological developments and the liquefied natural gas sector, as well as political and financial news which affects the exploration and production sector.
A general contractor (main contractor, prime contractor) is responsible for the day-to-day oversight of a construction site, management of vendors and trades, and the communication of information to all involved parties throughout the course of a building project.
The general contractor is a manager, and possibly a tradesman, employed by the client on the advice of the architect, engineer or the architectural technologist or the client him/herself if acting as the manager. A general contractor is responsible for the overall coordination of a project.
A general contractor must first assess the project-specific documents (referred to as bid, proposal or tender documents). In the case of renovations, a site visit is required to get a better understanding of the project. Depending on the project delivery method, the contractor will submit a fixed price proposal or bid, cost plus price or an estimate. The general contractor considers the cost of home office overhead, general conditions, materials and equipment as well as the cost of labor to provide the owner with a price for the project.
Yet, with another drought looming, federal and state water managers still plan to divert large amounts of water to their contractors and drain upstream reservoirs this summer. Meanwhile, the state’s most powerful water districts are preparing yet another proposal to maintain excessive water diversions for the long-term. More. No March Miracle... .
Some examples in water and sanitation are instructive ... The patient capital of institutional funds like pensions will only be crowded in if we are able to link the activities of upstream component manufacturers and downstream contractors to public buying decisions, beyond the immediate three-year spending horizons of state entities ... .
“Korean companies are significant stakeholders in several of Abu Dhabi’s upstream concessions and Korean contractors today play critical roles on major projects across our oil and gas value chain.” .
Approximately ten percent of South Korea’s crude oil is currently imported from the UAE, Korean companies are significant stakeholders in several of Abu Dhabi’s upstream concessions and Korean contractors today play critical roles on major projects across our oil and gas value chain.".
The water-heating program has been the most popular, probably because the incentive provides the most benefit at the lowest cost to homeowners and contractors ...People still ask dealers, tradespeople, or contractors what they should buy, which makes upstream incentives from states and utilities to those agents extremely important.
The arrest was made after a mining contractor filed a police complaint against the two saying that they demanded Rs 3 lakh from him in return for letting him work in the Nirmal Nagar area of Udham Singh Nagar... They had alleged that the contractor is submerging large tracts of costly land and property upstream and not through the enmarked barrage.
Hon.James L. Oberstar and Lee A ...Paul R ... The Corps’ contractor wrapped up the first year of upstream channel deepening in mid-December, excavating between 2 and 6 feet of sandstone to deepen a canal enough for the 1,000-foot ships that will use it ... The project’s second phase, to stabilize the existing upstream approach walls, will also begin in April ... .
“The Corps’ contractor wrapped up the first year of upstream channel deepening mid-December, excavating between 2 and 6 feet of Jacobsville sandstone to deepen the north canal enough for the 1,000-foot ships that will use it,” the Army Corps said.
Contractors and rig owners can take some comfort from the expected uptick in Malaysia’s upstream industry after a period of stagnation in the second half of 2020, due to the coronavirus pandemic and associated crude price crash ... Contractors can expect ...
Other savings are likely to come from trends that have emerged during the coronavirus pandemic; including virtual working, less travel and a lower reliance on contractors. Shell said that its “upstream” oil and gas production would remain “critical” as it invests more in clean energy, and will “be run to ensure a strong flow of cash to Shell” ... .