Statoil And DNV GL To Drive Subsea Factory Interface Standardisation

SOURCE: Statoil | 02 September 2014

Statoil has entered into an agreement with DNV GL to establish an industrial cooperation to introduce an international industry standard for subsea process technology.

Rosneft And ExxonMobil Started Field Studies In The Shelf Area Of The Laptev Sea

SOURCE: Rosneft | 02 September 2014

Rosneft and ExxonMobil started 2D seismic exploration at the Anisinsko-Novosibirsky and Ust-Oleneksky license blocks in the Laptev Sea. 2D seismic exploration work plans to acquire up to 6 thousand linear km, and will last until the end of October.

Dominion, Duke Energy, Piedmont Natural Gas And AGL Resources Form Joint Venture To Own Proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline

SOURCE: Dominion | 02 September 2014

Four major U.S. energy companies – Dominion (NYSE: D), Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK), Piedmont Natural Gas (NYSE: PNY) and AGL Resources (NYSE: GAS) – announced today the formation of a joint venture to build and own the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

KBR Awarded EPC Services Contract For Koch Nitrogen Urea Expansion

SOURCE: KBR | 02 September 2014

KBR, Inc. (NYSE: KBR) announced today it has been awarded a reimbursable contract by Koch Nitrogen Company, LLC to provide engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) services for a new grassroots urea plant, part of a $1.3 billion expansion project by Koch Nitrogen at its Enid, Oklahoma facility.

Bulk Equipment Is Delivered To Syzran Refinery

SOURCE: Rosneft | 01 September 2014

A reactor and a cold high-pressure separator is delivered to the site of Rosneft subsidiary Syzran Refinery for the constructed diesel hydro-treater. The unit is designed for the removal of sulphur and nitrogen compounds, as well as of other solids to improve diesel-fuel and to bring its environmental specifications to Euro-5 level.

Resuming Ordinary Operations At In Amenas

SOURCE: Statoil | 01 September 2014

Nearly 18 months after the In Amenas attack, Statoil and the joint venture partners are ready to resume ordinary operations at the plant.

Updated Schedule For Olkiluoto 3

SOURCE: AREVA | 01 September 2014

The AREVA-Siemens consortium has delivered to its client TVO an updated schedule for the Olkiluoto 3 EPR project under which construction will be completed in mid-2016, commissioning will start at this date and operations will start in 2018.

Successful Installation Of 80 Wind Turbines At Global Tech I

SOURCE: AREVA | 29 August 2014

The erection of 80 AREVA wind turbines was successfully completed at the Global Tech I wind farm with the last rotor star installation finalized today. The wind farm of roughly 41 square kilometres is located 100 kilometres off the coast in the German North Sea.

Fluor Completes 170-Megawatt Centinela Solar Energy Facility In Southern California

SOURCE: Fluor Corp. | 28 August 2014

Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) has completed the engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning for both phases of LS Power’s new Centinela Solar Energy Facility, one of the largest of its kind in the United States. Located near El Centro, California, the 170-megawatt photovoltaic solar project will provide clean, renewable energy in the southwestern U.S.

ABB Commissions World’s Longest Power Transmission Link In Brazil

SOURCE: ABB | 28 August 2014

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has successfully commissioned the HVDC converter stations to the Rio Madeira High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) link in Brazil and delivered the project to Abengoa.

Noble Energy Announces Successful Drilling Results In The Gulf Of Mexico

SOURCE: Noble Energy | 28 August 2014

Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NBL) today announced final well results at the Katmai exploration well and the Dantzler appraisal well in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. At Katmai, wireline logging data indicates a total of 154 net feet of crude oil pay was discovered in multiple reservoirs, including 117 net feet in Middle Miocene and 37 net feet in Lower Miocene reservoirs.

Tullow Oil Exploration And Appraisal Update In Kenya

SOURCE: Tullow Oil | 28 August 2014

Tullow Oil plc (“Tullow”) announces the successful results from a series of exploration, appraisal and testing activities conducted in Blocks 10BB and 13T onshore Kenya.

Alfa Laval Wins SEK 240 Million Offshore Pumping Systems Order In South Korea

SOURCE: Alfa Laval | 27 August 2014

Alfa Laval – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling – has won an order to supply Framo pumping systems to Samsung Heavy Industries in South Korea. The order, booked in the Marine & Offshore Pumping Systems segment, has a value of approximately SEK 240 million and delivery is scheduled for 2015.

Mzia Well Test Supports Potential Hub Development Offshore Tanzania

SOURCE: BG Group | 27 August 2014

BG Group plc (LSE: BG.L), a world leader in exploration and LNG, today announced that results from a recently completed second drill-stem test (DST) on the Mzia discovery in Block 1, offshore southern Tanzania, provided further support for a hub development to supply a potential onshore LNG project.

AREVA Selected By Major U.S. Utility For $100 Million Investment In Nuclear Power Generation

SOURCE: AREVA | 26 August 2014

AREVA has signed a series of contracts to provide nuclear fuel fabrication, outage services and used fuel management solutions to a major U.S. nuclear utility. These contracts represent an investment of more than $100 million by the utility to optimize the competitiveness of their power generation operation while meeting the ever-increasing safety requirements of the nuclear industry.

CB&I Announces Technology Award In China.

SOURCE: CB&I | 26 August 2014

CB&I (NYSE:CBI) announced today it has been awarded a contract by Shenhua Ningxia Coal Industry Group Co. Ltd. for the license and engineering design of a grassroots petrochemicals complex to be built in Lingwu, Yinchuan City, Ningxia, People's Republic of China.

New Jacobs Location Delivers Construction Services In Permian Basin

SOURCE: Jacobs | 26 August 2014

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) announced today the opening of its Odessa, Texas office and central equipment yard, which significantly enhances the company’s ability to provide construction and maintenance services to new and existing clients in West Texas.

Moscow Refinery To Reduce Furnace Emissions

SOURCE: Gazprom Neft | 26 August 2014

As part of the renovation and modernization programme at Gazprom Neft's Moscow Refinery covering the period to 2020, the plant is upgrading its process furnaces and switching completely to environmentally friendly gaseous fuel. By increasing the efficiency of the equipment, emissions of sulphur oxides will be reduced by over 95%.

Aasta Hansteen Moving Boundaries

SOURCE: Statoil | 26 August 2014

Aasta Hansteen and Polarled are moving the boundaries for technology, deep waters and ripple effects on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS).

Shell Announces Marjoram-1 Gas Discovery In Deep-Water Malaysia

SOURCE: Shell | 26 August 2014

Shell today announces further exploration success in Malaysia with another gas discovery at the Shell-operated deep-water Marjoram-1 well.

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