2008

Tuesday, 8 July 2008 Marine

Rolls-Royce announces intention to acquire Scandinavian Electric Holding

Rolls-Royce has announced its intention to acquire Scandinavian Electric Holding.

Monday, 7 July 2008 Investors

Quarterly News Review from Rolls-Royce: Second Quarter 2008

This quarterly news round-up from Rolls-Royce plc demonstrates the breadth of the Group’s portfolio and its increasing access to global markets.

Friday, 20 June 2008 Energy

Rolls-Royce expands into Shtokman field

Rolls-Royce has won a breakthrough contract in the expanding Arctic exploration and production offshore market. It is to supply mooring equipment for two ice-class drilling rigs to be operated in the Shtokman field, one of the world’s largest natural gas fields, in the Russian sector of the Barents Sea. The contract value is about £10 million.

Wednesday, 18 June 2008 Marine

Rolls-Royce opens St. Petersburg office to serve Russia's growing marine market

Rolls-Royce has opened a new office in St. Petersburg to further support activity within the growing Russian marine market.

Wednesday, 11 June 2008 Energy

Rolls-Royce wins new Thailand power contract

Rolls-Royce said today that gas compression and power generation units for Thailand’s third gas pipeline master plan, covering a total of 11 onshore and offshore projects, will be delivered in the first quarter of 2009.

Wednesday, 11 June 2008 Energy

Petrobras selects Rolls-Royce gas turbines for new Brazilian gas project

Brazilian oil and gas company, Petrobras, is due to receive three Rolls-Royce RB211-G62 electrical generating sets for its new Caraguatatuba gas receiving and treatment station in the fourth quarter of this year.

Wednesday, 11 June 2008 Energy

Rolls-Royce upgrades for China’s West-East gas pipeline

A new gas turbine compression set and compressor upgrade, scheduled to be operational by the end of 2009, will increase the number of Rolls-Royce RB211 gas turbine compressor packages on China’s West-East Gas Pipeline Project (WEPP) to 16.

Wednesday, 11 June 2008 Marine

Rolls-Royce wins first contract for China's seismic research vessel market

Rolls-Royce is to design and equip one of the world's most advanced seismic research vessels for China.

Friday, 6 June 2008 Defence

Rolls-Royce reaches advent technology milestone

Rolls-Royce has achieved a significant milestone in the Adaptive Versatile Engine Technology (ADVENT) research programme into next-generation US military aerospace platforms, with the successful completion of the Preliminary Design Review (PDR).

Friday, 6 June 2008 Marine

Rolls-Royce waterjets selected for Trinidad and Tobago patrol craft

Rolls-Royce waterjets have been selected for six new fast patrol craft that will help the coastguard protect the islands of Trinidad and Tobago.