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Major Milestone At London Power Tunnels

SOURCE: Costain | 27 March 2015

Costain and National Grid recently celebrated a major milestone on the London Power Tunnels project after Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) Evelyn broke through at Kensal Green, bringing to an end the tunnel construction phase of the longest single tunnelling contract in London.

Siemens Signs Long-Term Service Extension For Rhyl Flats Offshore Wind Farm In North Wales

SOURCE: Siemens | 26 March 2015

Siemens has signed a long-term agreement with Rhyl Flats Wind Farm Ltd., 50.1% owned by RWE AG, to continue providing service and maintenance at the Rhyl Flats wind farm off the coast of North Wales for the next 15 years.

Amec Foster Wheeler Wins Technical Services Contract For Orpic, Oman

SOURCE: Amec Foster Wheeler | 23 March 2015

Amec Foster Wheeler announces today the award of a technical services agreement contract by Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Company SAOC (Orpic) for the Mina Al Fahal Refinery and Sohar Refinery, Aromatics and Polypropylene plants, Oman.

GAZPROM NEFT Begins Construction Of Largest Gas Turbine Power Plant In The Yamal Peninsula

SOURCE: GAZPROM NEFT | 20 March 2015

Gazprom Neft has begun construction of a 96MW projected-capacity gas turbine power plant (GTPP), capable of being scaled up to a total capacity of 144MW, at the Novoportovskoye field, set to become one of the largest in the Yamal Peninsula. First-phase commissioning of an initial 48MW capacity will be launched at the end of 2016.

Amec Foster Wheeler Wins Two US Environmental Contracts

SOURCE: Amec Foster Wheeler | 19 March 2015

Amec Foster Wheeler announces today the award of two contracts by Freeport-McMoRan Inc. for the design and supply of a new wet flue gas desulfurization system at their existing copper smelter facility in Miami, Arizona, USA.

Nordsee One Offshore Wind Farm Reaches Financial Close

SOURCE: RWE | 19 March 2015

Northland Power Inc., Toronto ("Northland") and RWE Innogy GmbH, Essen (“RWE”), today announced that the €1.2 billion Nordsee One project has reached financial close, with all of the equity contributed to the project and all debt required for the project now fully committed by the project lenders.

Atkins And DONG Energy Strengthen Relationship With Contract For Hornsea Project One Offshore Wind Farm

SOURCE: Atkins | 19 March 2015

Atkins, one of the world’s leading design, engineering and project management consultancies, and DONG Energy, the world’s leading offshore wind developer, have signed a contract for engineering design services for three offshore substations at DONG Energy’s proposed Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm.

Nordex To Build Largest Wind Farm In Uruguay

SOURCE: Nordex | 18 March 2015

Nordex SE expands its business in South America and reinforces its business relations with the Uruguayan state power company UTE (Usinas y Trasmisiones Electricas), which has placed a contract for the installation of the "Pampa" wind farm. UTE's project comprises 59 N117/2400 wind turbines, which Nordex will be installing on a turnkey basis.

BG Group Produces First Oil From The Knarr Field In Norway

SOURCE: BG Group | 18 March 2015

BG Group (LSE: BG.L), a world leader in exploration and LNG, today announced the Petrojarl Knarr floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel had started production from the Knarr oil field in the North Sea, offshore Norway.

P-61 Starts Production In Rio de Janeiro’s Papa Terra Field

SOURCE: Petrobras News Agency | 17 March 2015

Petrobras has started production on platform P-61 in Papa Terra field, located near the southern perimeter of the Campos Basin (State of Rio de Janeiro), 110 km off the coast of Brazil and with a water column of 400 to 1,400 m.