PT Pertamina, an Indonesia-based oil and gas company, has received an offshore West Madura oil and gas block contract
President Obama is moving to block contract
awards to companies owing back taxes.
Total actually opens opportunities to Pertamina to enter the block by 2017, or the last year of the block contract
. Total also invites Pertamina to explore oil and gas potential offshore.
The Norwegian vehicle components manufacturer Hydro Aluminium Automotive, part of Norsk Hydro ASA, has reportedly secured a major engine block contract
from the German-American car maker DaimlerChrysler.
Irish oil and gas exploration and production company Bula Resources said it has concluded one oil block contract
with Iraq and was considering applying for another field development project there.
Wales - through Health Commission Wales - buys health services for Welsh patients using the old block contract
The firm has 80-90 staff, including its Vale of Glamorgan office, with 40 Cardiff workers, many of whom do not know what will happen after the block contract
ends on April 1.
A spokesman for King's confirmed that the hospital carries out liver transplants on a "small number of patients" referred to them by EU countries, with the costs of the operations met through a block contract
with the Department of Health.
The firm has 80-90 staff including its Vale of Glamorgan office - with 40 Cardiff workers - many of whom do not know what will happen after the block contract
The company has asked us to point out that it has had its block contract
extended to April 2011.