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CB&I And Clariant's Polypropylene Catalyst Partnership Off To A Successful Start

SOURCE: CB&I | 22 July 2014

CB&I (NYSE:CBI) and Clariant announced today its new Ziegler-Natta (ZN) polypropylene catalyst production plant in Louisville, Kentucky, is on schedule to begin production in 2015.

NRG Energy Acquires Its First Public Solar Facility In The U.S. Virgin Islands

SOURCE: NRG Energy | 21 July 2014

NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG), one of the largest solar companies in the U.S., today announced the acquisition of the 4 megawatt (MW ac) Spanish Town Estate Solar project on the island of St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI) from Toshiba International Corporation (Toshiba).

Jacobs Studies Feasibility Of Redeemable Biomass Electricity Credits In Indonesia

SOURCE: Jacobs | 15 July 2014

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) announced today that it completed a study investigating the potential use of Redeemable Biomass Electricity Credits (RBEC) in the province of Riau in Indonesia.

Alstom Obtains In Israel, With BrightSource And Noy Infrastructure & Energy Fund, The Financing For Its First Solar Power Plant

SOURCE: Alstom | 15 July 2014

Megalim Solar Power Ltd (Megalim) - a special purpose company formed by Alstom (25.05%), BrightSource (25.05%), and NOY Infrastructure & Energy Investment Fund (49,9%) - obtained the financing of the European Investment Bank and the Bank Hapoalim for the construction and operation of the Ashalim Thermal Solar Power Station in Israel.

Wood Group Strengthens Norwegian Offshore Engineering Capability With Acquisition Of Agility Projects AS

SOURCE: John Wood Group | 14 July 2014

Wood Group has reached an agreement with Agility Group to acquire Agility Projects AS, a Norwegian engineering, procurement, construction management, installation and commissioning company, for a total consideration of NOK 1,008m (approximately $164m1).

Rosneft Acquires Oil Field Services From Weatherford International

SOURCE: Rosneft | 13 July 2014

Rosneft President Igor Sechin and Vice President of Weatherford International plc. for Russia Lance Marklinger signed an agreement for the acquisition of Rosneft land drilling and workover assets of Weatherford in Russia and Venezuela.

Barrick Partners With Ma’aden To Form Jabal Sayid Joint Venture

SOURCE: Barrick Gold Corporation | 13 July 2014

Barrick Gold Corporation today announced that it has reached an agreement to form a joint venture with Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Ma’aden) to operate the Jabal Sayid copper mine, located 120 kilometers southeast of Medina, Saudi Arabia.

BG Group Completes Sale Of Interest In CATS Pipeline & Infrastructure

SOURCE: BG Group | 11 July 2014

BG Group today announced it had completed the sale of its 62.78% equity interest in the Central Area Transmission System (CATS) gas pipeline in the UK North Sea and associated infrastructure to Antin Infrastructure Partners.

White Rose CCS Project Secures Award Decision On European NER300 Funding

SOURCE: Alstom | 09 July 2014

Capture Power, the developer of the White Rose Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Project, has welcomed today's announcement of a funding award decision of up to €300 million under the European NER300 programme.

AREVA And Gamesa Signed Binding Agreements For The Creation Of A Global Leader In The Offshore Wind Segment

SOURCE: AREVA | 07 July 2014

Gamesa and AREVA signed binding agreements for the creation of a joint venture in the promising offshore wind energy industry, culminating the exclusive talks initiated last January.