Statoil and Shell were today awarded the Timissit Permit Licence in the Illizi-Ghadames Basin onshore Algeria.
The financial investor Impax Asset Management has placed a second order with Nordex to build a wind farm in Finland. The Kuolavaara-Keulakkopää project ("KUKE") is being constructed in Finnish Lapland and will comprise 17 N117/3000 Delta machines especially designed for these regions with their medium-strength winds.
Alfa Laval – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling – has won an order to supply Alfa Laval Packinox heat exchangers to a refinery in India. The order, booked in the Energy & Process segment, has a value of approximately SEK 70 million and delivery is scheduled for 2015.
Dominion (NYSE: D) today welcomed the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's approval to site, construct, and operate the Cove Point LNG liquefaction and export project.
Roc Oil (China) Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Roc Oil Company Limited (ASX: ROC), advised drilling was completed on the first of two exploration wells in the Beibu Gulf Block 22/12. The WZ12-10-1 well has discovered oil pay in the Jiaowei (T42) formation, while no oil pay was interpreted in the Weizhou formation.
AMEC, the international engineering and project management company, working in a joint venture with Jacobs Engineering Group and Balfour Beatty, announces today that it has been selected to deliver Sellafield's Box Encapsulation Plant (BEP) project in West Cumbria.
Balfour Beatty plc today announces that its joint venture with AMEC and Jacobs has been appointed to a framework contract to provide a new nuclear waste processing plant at Sellafield in Cumbria, UK.
Aker Solutions today started trading on the Oslo stock exchange as a leaner and more streamlined company that will build on its strengths in the subsea and field design markets.
AKOFS Offshore, a part of Akastor ASA, has been notified of a five-year contract extension from Petrobras to use the Skandi Santos, a Subsea Equipment Support Vessel in Brazil.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has received an order from Astomos Energy Corporation for a very large liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) carrier. The LPG carrier on order is identical to vessels ordered to MHI by Astomos Energy late last year and again this past spring.
Operator Statoil has together with PL713 partners made a gas discovery in the Pingvin prospect in the Barents Sea. The discovery is a play opener in a frontier unexplored area of the Barents Sea northwest of Johan Castberg.
Skanska has signed a contract with Eidsiva Vannkraft AS to build Rosten power plant in Sel municipality, Gudbrandsdalen, Norway. The contract value is NOK 409 M, about SEK 445 M, which will be included in order bookings for Skanska Norway for the third quarter of 2014.
GE (NYSE: GE) and HBRE Wind Power Company Ltd. (HBRE) have recently signed a memorandum of understanding for cooperation in developing the Tay Nguyen wind farm in Dak Lak province, located in the central highlands of Vietnam.
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, today inaugurated its first new office in Yangon, Myanmar, after an absence of 20 years. Having a local presence in the country will allow the company to better serve local customers, improve service capabilities, and expand its activities.
CB&I (NYSE:CBI) today announced it has been awarded a contract by Groupement Isarene, a joint venture between Sonatrach, Petroceltic International plc and Enel Trade S.p.A, to provide front end engineering and design (FEED) services for the Ain Tsila gas field development located in onshore Algeria.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Environmental & Chemical Engineering Co., Ltd. (MHIEC), a group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), has received an order from Yokohama (Kanagawa Prefecture) to refurbish the core equipment of the city's Tsuzuki Incineration Plant, a municipal solid waste (MSW) incineration facility.
ExxonMobil Chemical is increasing production of its high performance hydrocarbon fluids by about 10 percent through expansion projects at its Singapore and Antwerp facilities. The additional capacity, designed to meet rapidly expanding global demand for hydrocarbon fluids and extend the company’s worldwide supply capability, will begin producing by mid-2015 and be complete in 2016.
While drilling extension well 3-BRSA-1022-SES (3-SES-181), Petrobras found gas. The well is located in the Poço Verde Discovery Evaluation Plan area (concession BM-SEAL-4) in the ultra-deep waters of Sergipe-Alagoas Basin.
Siemens today officially opened the company's new remote diagnostics center for wind turbines, located at the company's global headquarters for wind service in Brande, Denmark. The facility offers some of the most advanced wind turbine remote diagnostic and monitoring capabilities in the world and has been designed to accommodate the continued and rapid growth of Siemens wind service.
ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions is making its Steam Active Reforming (STAR) process available to Formosa Plastics Corporation (FPC) for a propane dehydrogenation (PDH) plant in Texas, USA. The PDH plant is to be built at the petrochemical complex in Point Comfort.