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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.

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).

Johan Sverdrup: The Making Of A Giant

SOURCE: Aker Solutions | 26 August 2014

Aker Solutions has assembled one of its biggest engineering teams ever to deliver the initial plans for the engineering and design phase of the giant North Sea Johan Sverdrup oil deposit.

Calpine To Acquire Fore River Generating Station In New England

SOURCE: Calpine Corporation | 25 August 2014

Calpine Corporation (NYSE:CPN) today announced that it has agreed to purchase a nominal 809 megawatt, combined-cycle power plant and related plant inventory from Exelon Corporation for $530 million, or approximately $655 per kilowatt, subject to working capital adjustments.

Fifth Anniversary Of Commercial Oil Production Start On Vankor Field

SOURCE: Rosneft | 22 August 2014

The commercial production of Vankor oil, gas and condensate field started on September 21, 2009. In the period of five years more than 85 mln tons of oil and condensate were produced here. At the moment daily production exceeds 60 thousand tons of oil.

Kvaerner To Conduct Concept Study For Statoil's Subsea On Slim Legs Concept

SOURCE: Kvaerner | 22 August 2014

Statoil has awarded Kvaerner a concept study related to a standardised, unmanned dry tree wellhead platform for the Oseberg Future Development project. The concept is focused on minimisation of facilities, equipment and costs down to water depths of 150 meters and may be a cost effective solution compared to a conventional subsea tie-back solution.