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DONG Energy To Build Burbo Bank Extension Offshore Wind Farm In The UK

SOURCE: DONG Energy | 19 December 2014

DONG Energy has decided to construct the offshore wind farm Burbo Bank Extension located 8 km off the United Kingdom coast in Liverpool Bay.

Volker Stevin International Awarded Contract For Wikinger Offshore Wind Farm

SOURCE: VolkerWessels | 19 December 2014

Volker Stevin International (VolkerWessels) and its partner Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) have been awarded a contract by Iberdrola Renewables Offshore Deutschland GmbH for the partial construction of the Wikinger Offshore Wind Farm in the German section of the Baltic Sea. The work comprises the transport and installation of seventy offshore wind turbine foundations and six offshore substation piles.

SDG&E's Sunrise Powerlink Reaches 1,000 Megawatt Renewable Energy Goal

SOURCE: San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) | 19 December 2014

San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) announced today that more than 1,000 megawatts (MW) of renewable power is being delivered to the San Diego region made possible by the Sunrise Powerlink transmission line.

Barrick To Suspend Operations At Lumwana Following Passage Of New Mining Royalty

SOURCE: Barrick | 18 December 2014

Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:ABX)(TSX:ABX) today announced that the company will initiate procedures to suspend operations at the Lumwana copper mine in Zambia following the passage of legislation that raises the royalty rate on the country's open pit mining operations from six percent to 20 percent.

Cheniere And EDP Sign 20-Year LNG Sale And Purchase Agreement

SOURCE: Cheniere | 18 December 2014

Cheniere Energy, Inc. ("Cheniere") (NYSE MKT: LNG) announced today that its subsidiary, Corpus Christi Liquefaction, LLC ("Corpus Christi Liquefaction"), has entered into a liquefied natural gas ("LNG") sale and purchase agreement ("SPA") with EDP Energias de Portugal S.A. ("EDP")

E.ON Commissions Large Scale Wind And Solar Projects In The US

SOURCE: E.ON | 18 December 2014

With the commissioning of two renewables projects E.ON is strengthening its position in the U.S. market for green energy. Both the start of commercial operation of the onshore wind farm Grandview I in the Texas Panhandle and of the Fort Huachuca Solar Plant in Arizona occurred in a single week.

Balfour Beatty Completes Acquisition Of £164m Offshore Transmission Project In Thanet, UK

SOURCE: Balfour Beatty | 18 December 2014

Balfour Beatty, the international infrastructure group, announces today that it has reached financial close and completed the acquisition of the £164 million Thanet offshore transmission project (OFTO) in the UK. Balfour Beatty will invest over £20 million of equity.

BASF To Sell Shares In ELLBA Eastern To Joint Venture Partner Shell

SOURCE: BASF | 18 December 2014

BASF and Shell have reached an agreement for BASF to sell its share in the 50-50 joint venture ELLBA Eastern, Jurong Island, Singapore to Shell. The joint venture, which is operated by Shell, produces styrene monomer and propylene oxide. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed. Closing is planned for December 31, 2014.

Continued Funding Confirmed For CB&I MOX Project

SOURCE: CB&I | 17 December 2014

CB&I (NYSE: CBI) is pleased to report the U.S. Congress' continued funding for the Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility (MOX) project located at the Savannah River Site near Aiken, South Carolina. Congress' 2015 omnibus bill calls for $345 million for continued construction of the MOX project and ensures that the funding must be used for continued construction of the facility in fiscal year 2015.

Fluor Begins Work On ExxonMobil Antwerp Refinery Delayed Coker Project In Belgium

SOURCE: Fluor | 17 December 2014

Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) has started construction activities on a new delayed coker unit for ExxonMobil Petroleum & Chemical BVBA (ExxonMobil) at its Antwerp, Belgian refinery. Construction on the project, which will expand the refinery’s production capabilities, formally kicked off at a groundbreaking ceremony in October.