Oil & Gas

APAC Outlook’s oil and gas section covers the latest developments in the sector, from exploration and production to refining and distribution.

Our corporate stories feature profiles of companies that are driving innovation in the oil & gas sector. Featured executives from leading oil and gas firms provide an inside look at the strategies and technologies that are shaping the sector.

Follow us on LinkedIn to join in the conversations.

Latest Oil & Gas Corporate Stories

Trelleborg Group

Ahead of the field Trelleborg Group's off shore operation is a global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of polymer-engineered solutions for the off shore oil and gas industry. Writer Ian Armitage Project manager Ben Weaver Trelleborg holds a long and successful track record in the off shore industry and has a strong reputation for quality, making it a first choice supplier to many key industry OEM's, contractors and operators. The secret behind its success is a "commitment to service from first enquiry to final delivery," says Ben Wait, Offshore Construction Customer Group Manager, Trelleborg Offshore and Construction. "Trelleborg is a world leader in engineering polymer solutions," he says. "We develop high-performance solutions that seal, damp and protect critical applications in demanding environments. "We provide innovative engineered solutions accelerate performance for customers in a sustainable way." Companies that in the past have been acquired by Trelleborg were rebranded Trelleborg in 2006, replacing the well-known industry names of CRP, OCP, Emerson & Cuming and Viking. Wait continues: "They were strategically acquired by Trelleborg in 2006 and the businesses merged. Trelleborg saw a gap in the portfolio and an opportunity within the market, so aimed to expand. Today Trelleborg's off shore operation is recognised as the market leader for providing engineered products manufactured from polymers and composites for the most demanding of applications. We're known for our reliable supply to all the major oil and gas fields around the world." Trelleborg is committed to innovation, pushing the boundaries of material science while focusing on sound project delivery.

By Editorial Team


Power Success Asia Outlook profiles Asia Projects Engineering Pte Ltd, a company primarily engaged in plant engineering work and maintenance. With over 40 years of experience, it has worked with some of the biggest names in the power, petrochemical, oil & gas, and utilities industry and has become one of Southeast Asia's most trusted engineering companies. Writer Ian Armitage Project manager Sheridan Halls Tuas Power, YTL PowerSeraya, Singapore District Cooling, Alstom Power, Keppel Infrastructure, Senoko Energy, Babcock-Hitachi, Pfizer Asia Pacific, SembCorp Industries, Siemens, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Mitsui Engineering and Shipbuilding. What do all these names have in common? They've all worked with one of Southeast Asia's most trusted engineering companies, Asia Projects Engineering. Also known as APECO, the firm has over 40 years of experience, says Managing Director Mr. ML Heng, in providing "integrated solutions and services in engineering, including design, engineering, procurement, fabrication, construction and maintenance." He says the firm's staff has "decades of experience", paired with "extreme efficiency" and professionalism. "You know you're in safe hands," Mr Heng explains. APECO specialises in the power, petrochemical, pharmaceutical, utility, infrastructure and oil & gas industries and has been steadily and substantially growing as a business thanks to a focus on reliable quality and high standards. In 2009, it enjoyed record turnover, completing successful projects with the likes of SembGas, Senoko Energy and Singapore District Cooling. Although turnover has dipped slightly since, Mr Heng still expects the firm to achieve over S$80 million this year. "In 2009 we achieved our highest turnover at $83 million, completing several

By Editorial Team

Burberry sales up 9% on Chinese demand

Iconic British fashion group Burberry says sales jumped nine percent in the second half of its financial year thanks to a rise in Chinese demand for its products. Total revenues rose to £1.116 billion in the six months to March 31, Burberry said, adding that retail sales soared 13 percent to 840 million lead by the Asia Pacific region - and especially China. "With three-quarters of our revenue now generated in retail, we are pleased with the 13 percent growth in this channel in the second half, driven by continued innovation in product, marketing and customer service, especially over Christmas and Chinese New Year," Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts said. "Looking forward, while we expect the external global environment to remain challenging, the team is intensely focused on optimising the significant opportunities that exist for the brand across geographies and product divisions, with particular emphasis on unlocking the potential of our digital platform and our newly-integrated fragrance and beauty business." Image: © Getty Copyright is owned by Asia Outlook and/or Outlook Publishing. All rights reserved.

By Editorial Team