Today saw the official opening of RWE Innogy UK’s £45million Goole Fields 1 Wind Farm in East Riding of Yorkshire. Over 60 community members and business representatives attended the inauguration hosted by the renewable energy leader, which included a visit to the 16 turbine wind farm.
Eni made a new oil discovery in Block 15/06, in the Ochigufu exploration prospect, in deep water offshore Angola. Oghigufu is the 10th commercial oil discovery made in Block 15/06. The new discovery is estimated to contain 300 million barrels of oil in place.
With a target depth of 5,850 meters, the first appraisal well was spudded on Libra field off the coast of Brazil in early August. The super-giant field, located 200 kilometers offshore, has estimated resources of between 8 billion and 12 billion barrels in reservoirs that lie under a thick layer of salt.
Based on completion of the FEED contracts and assessment of the design documentation, SIBUR proceeds with the ZapSibNeftekhim project. With the project moving on to the next stage, SIBUR's Board of Directors has approved increased funding for the project in 2014, with overall capex budget for 2014 increasing from RUB 53 bn to RUB 74 bn.
Spectra Energy Corp (NYSE: SE), Spectra Energy Partners (NYSE: SEP) and Northeast Utilities (NYSE: NU) today announced details of the Access Northeast project, designed to reliably meet growing demand for natural gas in New England while providing environmental and economic benefits to the region.
4Delivery, the Costain-led JV with MWH and Veolia Water, is about to begin work on a new £63.5 million wastewater treatment works for Southern Water at Woolston in Southampton.
Under contract with DONG Energy, SPT Offshore successfully installed the 3 suction buckets forming the foundation of the Suction Bucket Jacket (SBJ) for a 3.6 MW 120 Siemens wind turbine as part of the Borkum Riffgrund wind farm offshore Germany.
Dominion (NYSE: D) announced an agreement to acquire two solar energy projects totaling 42 megawatts from EDF Renewable Energy, one of North America's largest independent power producers and renewable energy project developers. The acquisitions of the California projects are expected to close in 2015.
The millionth barrel of the new oil, ARCO (Arctic Oil), has been produced at the Prirazlomnoye deposit. The second tanker to deliver the oil to North West Europe in the next few days is currently being loaded. The first tanker carrying oil from Prirazlomnoye set offfrom the deposit in April.
McDermott International, Inc. (NYSE: MDR) (“McDermott”) is pleased to announce the successful completion of the Jack and St. Malo project for Chevron U.S.A. Inc. The project involved the installation of jumpers, flying leads, subsea pump stations, umbilicals and subsea landing of some of the industry’s largest and complex umbilical end terminations to a host floating production platform