Royal Dutch Shell plc (“Shell”) updated today that the Pearl gas-to-liquids (GTL) plant, in Qatar has entered planned maintenance in February 2015. Pearl GTL comprises two identical GTL ‘trains’, with a total capacity of 140,000 barrels per day of GTL products plus 120,000 barrels per day of natural gas liquids and ethane.
Following the sanction of the Peregrino phase 2 project in December, Statoil together with its partner Sinochem submitted the Plan of Development (PoD) to the National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels (ANP) in Rio de Janeiro on 30 January.
Siemens has received an order for upgrading the I&C system in units 5 and 6 in the Samcheonpo Thermal Power Station in South Korea. This marks the first time that Siemens is upgrading the I&C system for GE steam turbines.
Siemens has received an order for the supply of two steam turbine generator units for the Balkhash coal-fired power plant in Kazakhstan. The EPC contractor is a Korean joint venture consisting of Samsung C&T and Samsung Engineering Co. Ltd. The operator and end customer for the plant is the Balkhash Thermal Power Plant Joint Stock Company.
DONG Energy has appointed VolkerInfra to install the onshore underground cables and associated fibre optic cables for Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm in Liverpool Bay.
Cameron LNG today initiated the pre-filing review with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) for the planned expansion of the company's existing three-train liquefaction export project in Hackberry, La.
Siemens is supplying two gas turbines and one steam turbine for the Holland Energy Park combined cycle power plant in Holland, Michigan, USA. The plant will generate approximately 125 megawatt (MW) in summer and 145 MW in winter. The local municipal utility, Holland Board of Public Works (HBPW), is replacing a coal-fired plant with a new fuel efficient modern power plant.
Today Statoil, on behalf of the Johan Sverdrup partnership, will sign a contract with Aibel for the construction of the deck for the drilling platform on the field. The contract is worth in excess of NOK 8 billion.
Wood Group Mustang Norway (WGMN), together with Statoil, has successfully completed hook-up of the Valemon platform in the North Sea on schedule. Valemon, located on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS), is the second Statoil-operated platform to be put into production in the last nine months.
On 21 February Statoil and its partners started up production from Oseberg Delta 2 in the North Sea. The field’s recoverable reserves are estimated at 77 million barrels oil equivalent.