AWE Limited (ASX: AWE) has been advised by the Operator of Vic/P67, WHL Energy Limited (ASX: WHN), that the La Bella 3D seismic survey has been completed on schedule and within budget.
Discovery Of First Oil Accumulation In The Deep Waters Of Potiguar Basin, In The State Of Rio Grande do Norte
Petrobras has discovered an oil accumulation on concession BM-POT-17, the first in the deep waters of Potiguar Basin, in its portion located in the state of Rio Grande do Norte.
CNOOC Limited (the "Company", NYSE: CEO, SEHK: 00883, TSX: CNU) announced today that Qikou 18-1 adjustment project has recently commenced production.
AREVA has won a $73 million nuclear fuel contract with the U.S. utility Dominion for Unit 2 at its Millstone Power Station in Waterford (Connecticut). AREVA, which currently supplies fuel to Millstone 2, will provide fuel to the plant through 2035, when the operating license expires.
Hubbard Construction, a subsidiary of Eurovia, a subsidiary of VINCI, has been awarded the design-build contract for the Northwest Corridor project in Atlanta, Georgia, in the United States. This project, valued at €440 million ($600 million), will be implemented by a consortium led by Archer Western Contractors (Walsh Group). Entry into service is scheduled for 2018.
BP announced today all of the major new units associated with the Whiting modernization project have been successfully brought on stream. The start-up of the new 102,000 barrel per day coker in mid-November marked the last major milestone of the multi-year, multi-billion dollar modernization project at the facility in Northwest Indiana.
Technip was awarded by Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) a contract, worth over USD 400 million, for consultancy services for project management and engineering. This deals with the construction of new oil and gas infrastructure facilities, as well as the upgrading of existing facilities, in Kuwait. Technip will provide services for the next five years with an option for an additional period of one year.
Tullow Oil plc (Tullow) announces that the Paon-2A appraisal well in the CI-103 licence offshore Côte d’Ivoire has determined the down-dip extent of the Paon oil accumulation. The well encountered the water below the oil accumulation discovered at the Paon-1X well and pressure logging has located the likely oil water contact.
First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) today announced that its advanced thin-film photovoltaic (PV) modules will power four solar energy plants in France, with a combined capacity of 48 megawatts (MW).
After acquiring an interest in offshore Madagascar earlier this year, OMV is taking the next step to build an exploration business in Sub-Saharan Africa. OMV signed binding agreements to farm-in with Ophir Energy, an independent exploration company listed on the London Stock Exchange.
BP announced today it has made a significant oil discovery at its Gila prospect, which it co-owns with ConocoPhillips, in the deepwater US Gulf of Mexico. This is BP’s third discovery in recent years in the emerging Paleogene trend in the Gulf of Mexico and reflects the company’s ongoing commitment to the US offshore region.
Four new hydrocarbon deposits were discovered at Rosneft’s license blocks in Eastern Siberia, and reserves for one of the reservoirs have been converted from C2 to C1 category. The increase in C1 recoverable oil and condensate reserves was over 10 million tonnes; gas reserves – 12 bcm, which was approved by the State Committee for Mineral Reserves after corresponding consideration.
Ulsan, South Korea – Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), the world’s biggest shipbuilder and a leading industrial plant contractor, and Sidem, a subsidiary of Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies, announced the signing of a USD 1.4 billion EPC contract with SHAMAL AZ-ZOUR AL-OULA on December 12 to build the first phase of the Az-Zour North Independent Water and Power Project (IWPP).
The Shah Deniz consortium today announced the final investment decision (FID) for the Stage 2 development of the Shah Deniz gas field in the Caspian Sea, offshore Azerbaijan.
Foster Wheeler AG (Nasdaq:FWLT) announced today that a subsidiary of its Global Engineering and Construction Group has been awarded a contract for two Terrace Wall™ hydrogen reformers by GS Engineering & Construction Corporation, which is acting on behalf of the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) consortium for the US$9 billion Nghi Son Refinery and Petrochemical (NSRP) complex
RWE Dea UK is pleased to announce the production start from the Southern North Sea gas field Orca. The operator is GDF SUEZ E&P Nederland B.V., with RWE Dea as partner.
PW Power Systems To Provide La Société Algerienne de Production de Eléctricité (SPE) With 20 FT8® MOBILEPAC® Turbogenerators
PW Power Systems, Inc. (PWPS), a group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd., announced today a contract with La Société Algerienne de Production de Eléctricité (SPE), a subsidiary of Sonelgaz, to provide 20 FT8® MOBILEPAC® units for four locations in Algeria. SPE is a state-owned entity that is responsible for electricity generation throughout Algeria.
The lifetime of the Oseberg field has doubled thanks to the steady increase in recoverable resources. December marks the 25th anniversary of the Oseberg field centre. Current plans call for production up to around 2040.
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) announced today that it completed its merger transaction with Sinclair Knight Merz, a 6,900-person professional services firm headquartered in Australia, in accord with the previously announced terms.
Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that NuScale Power, for which Fluor is the majority investor, was named a recipient of U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) funding that will support the development, licensing and commercialization of the company’s nuclear small modular reactor (SMR) technology.