Prince Rupert Gas Transmission Project Awarded Environmental Assessment Certificate By B.C. EAO

SOURCE: Transcanada | 26 November 2014

TransCanada Corporation announced today that its Prince Rupert Gas Transmission Project (PRGT) received an Environmental Assessment Certificate (EAC) from the B.C. Environmental Assessment Office (EAO), allowing the natural gas pipeline project to move ahead pending a final investment decision from PETRONAS and receipt of a construction permit from the B.C. Oil & Gas Commission.

Gazprom Neft Increases Cooperation With Vietnam

SOURCE: Gazprom Neft | 26 November 2014

Gazprom Neft has signed a number of agreements with Vietnamese companies aimed at developing cooperation between the two countries. The documents were signed in the presence of Russian President Vladimir Putin and the General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam, Nguyen Phu Trong.

Spectra Energy's Proposed Westcoast Connector Gas Transmission Project Receives Environmental Assessment Certificate

SOURCE: Spectra Energy | 26 November 2014

Spectra Energy (NYSE: SE) today announced that its proposed Westcoast Connector Gas Transmission Project continues to advance, following receipt of an Environmental Assessment Certificate by the Government of British Columbia.

Alstom’s Tidal Turbines Have Generated Over 1GWh To The Scottish Grid

SOURCE: Alstom | 25 November 2014

As part of their testing programmes at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney, Scotland, Alstom’s tidal devices have now generated over 1GWh of electricity, in actual operating conditions, to the Scottish grid.

Hatch Helps Oldman II Wind Farm Achieve Commercial Operation

SOURCE: Hatch | 25 November 2014

Hatch was retained by Mainstream Power to provide Owner’s Engineer services, and subsequently retained by Bayern LB to provide Lender’s Engineer services, at the Oldman II wind farm near Pincher Creek, Alberta, Canada.

Gazprom Neft Orenburg Acquires New Acreage

SOURCE: Gazprom Neft | 25 November 2014

Gazprom Neft Orenburg has been announced as the winner in a recent auction for geological prospecting and E&P rights to the Yagodny licence area in the Orenburg Oblast. Covering 500 square kilometres in total, the licence area includes the Zemlyanskoye field, originally discovered in 1978.

Pöyry Awarded EPC Open Book Assignment For The PEDC Coal Handling System, Philippines

SOURCE: Pöyry | 25 November 2014

Panay Energy Development Corporation (PEDC), a subsidiary of Global Business Power Corporation, has awarded Pöyry with the Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC), on an Open Book basis, of the Coal Handling System for the 150 MW PEDC power plant extension project.

Comision Federal De Electricidad Awards IEnova Tender For Construction And Operation Of 205-KM Natural Gas Pipeline From Ojinaga To El Encino In State Of Chihuahua

SOURCE: Sempra Energy | 25 November 2014

Infraestructura Energetica Nova, S.A.B. de C.V., (IEnova) today was declared the winner of the Comision Federal de Electricidad (CFE) tender for the construction and operation of the natural gas pipeline from Ojinaga to El Encino in the state of Chihuahua, Mexico.

Peabody Energy Announces Joint Venture With Glencore To Expand Mine Life And Lower Costs At Wambo Open-Cut Mine

SOURCE: Peabody Energy | 25 November 2014

Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU) today announced an agreement to establish a joint venture between Peabody's Wambo Open-Cut Mine and Glencore's United Mine in New South Wales, Australia. The joint venture is expected to deliver significant synergies by improving productivity, lowering costs and extending mine life.

Dominion Acquires Solar Facility In California

SOURCE: Dominion | 24 November 2014

Dominion (NYSE: D) earlier this month acquired West Antelope Solar Park, a 20-megawatt solar energy facility, from Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: CSIQ). West Antelope Solar Park, located near Lancaster, Calif., in Los Angeles County, has commenced operations. A 20-year power purchase agreement is also in place.

Petrobras Completes Drilling Of First Appraisal Well In The Libra Consortium Area

SOURCE: Petrobras News Agency | 24 November 2014

On November 6, Petrobras completed the drilling of the first appraisal well in the Libra Consortium area, the 3-BRSA-1255 (3-RJS-731), known as NW1. Located in the Northwest portion of the Libra block, in the pre-salt layer of the Santos Basin, the well is approximately 4 km southeast of the discovery well, the 2-ANP-2A-RJS.

Amec Foster Wheeler - US Heat Recovery Steam Generator Contract Win

SOURCE: Amec Foster Wheeler | 24 November 2014

Amec Foster Wheeler today announces that BHI Co., Ltd., a licensee of its Global Power Group, has been awarded a contract by a prominent US power producer to design and supply two Heat Recovery Steam Generators (HRSGs) in the United States. The HRSGs will be part of a large power plant expansion in the Northeast region of the US.

Saudi Aramco CEO Outlines Vision For GCC Chemicals Industry

SOURCE: Saudi Aramco | 24 November 2014

Khalid A. Al-Falih,President and CEO,Saudi Aramcocalled for greater integration, innovation and collaboration across the region's petrochemicals industry to unlock its potential and drive a ‘golden decade’ of economic growth and job creation.

Atkins And Nuclear AMRC Sign Collaborative Agreement

SOURCE: Atkins | 24 November 2014

The Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre and Atkins have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to work together on nuclear industry research and development and on support and training for the UK's civil nuclear supply chain.

E.ON Announces Final 116 Turbine Design For Rampion Offshore Wind Farm

SOURCE: E.ON | 24 November 2014

E.ON has today (MONDAY) announced the final design for the Rampion Offshore Wind Farm project, after receiving consent from the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change in July this year.

Green Light For Nuclear Waste Reduction Project

SOURCE: Costain | 24 November 2014

Costain has secured Government funding for a £1 million project that aims to dramatically reduce the amount of nuclear waste needing to be stored.

Subsea 7 S.A. Awarded Contract In Gulf Of Mexico.

SOURCE: Subsea 7 | 24 November 2014

Subsea 7 S.A. (Oslo Børs: SUBC; the Company) has been awarded a contract by Royal Dutch Shell (Shell) for installation work in the Gulf of Mexico. The contract value is in the range of $50 million to $100 million.

Petrobras Starts-Up FPSO Cidade de Ilhabelha In Santos Basin Pre-Salt Sapinhoá Field

SOURCE: Petrobras News Agency | 22 November 2014

The offshore platform Cidade de Ilhabela started-up this Thursday, November 20, at 5:37 a.m., in the Santos Basin pre-salt field of Sapinhoá. The new unit is part of the set of production projects scheduled for this year as outlined in the company’s 2014-2018 Business and Management Plan.

Abreu e Lima Refinery Initiates Start-Up Of Atmospheric Distillation Unit

SOURCE: Petrobras News Agency | 22 November 2014

On Wednesday, November 19, Petrobras began the first stage of the start-up of the Abreu e Lima Refinery (known as Rnest), a company venture located in Ipojuca, Pernambuco, by feeding natural gas into its atmospheric distillation unit.

Chernobyl Sarcophagus Confinement Structure Jacking Operation Successfully Completed In Ukraine

SOURCE: Vinci | 20 November 2014

The NOVARKA (50% VINCI Construction Grands Projets, lead contractor, and 50% Bouygues Travaux Publics, a subsidiary of Bouygues Construction) teams successfully jacked into place the sarcophagus confinement structure at Chernobyl in Ukraine.

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