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ABB Commissions Cable Link To Deliver Clean Power To Goliat Offshore Oil Field

SOURCE: ABB ltd | 30 November 2015

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has successfully commissioned a subsea power link for oil and gas company Eni Norge, that will supply power from the Norwegian grid to the new Goliat Floating, Production, Storage and Offloading unit (FPSO).

Shell Takes Final Investment Decision To Expand Alpha Olefins Production At Geismar Chemical Plant In US Gulf Coast

SOURCE: Shell | 30 November 2015

Shell Chemical LP (Shell) today announces the final investment decision to increase Alpha Olefins (AO) production at its chemical manufacturing site in Geismar, Louisiana, making the site the largest AO producer in the world. Shell will construct a fourth AO unit, adding 425,000 tonnes of capacity.

Siemens Helps Transform The Main Wastewater Treatment Plant In Vienna Into A Green Power Plant

SOURCE: Siemens | 27 November 2015

Siemens will support the city of Vienna in optimizing its main sewage plant in terms of energy. For this purpose, Siemens is supplying the control, measuring, analytical and power distribution systems, as well as the low-voltage and medium-voltage switchgear. Furthermore, the order includes the installation and commissioning of the individual systems.

BASF To Expand Compounding Capacities For Engineering Plastics In Europe

SOURCE: BASF | 27 November 2015

BASF is expanding the compounding capacities for engineering plastics in Europe. Presumably from 2017 it will be possible to additionally produce up to 70,000 metric tons per year of Ultramid® (PA: polyamide) and Ultradur® (PBT: polybutylene terephthalate) at the Schwarzheide site, Germany.

Rio Tinto Approves US$1.9 Billion Amrun (South Of Embley) Bauxite Project

SOURCE: Rio Tinto | 27 November 2015

Rio Tinto will expand output from one of the world’s premier bauxite deposits following approval of the $1.9 billion Amrun project.

Balfour Beatty To Enhance Efficiency Of Norfolk Road Network With £104 Million Road Scheme

SOURCE: Balfour Beatty | 26 November 2015

Balfour Beatty, the international infrastructure group, today announces it has been awarded a £104 million road scheme by Norfolk County Council to complete works on the Norwich Northern Distributor Road (NNDR).

Wood Group Wins $90 Million Contract In Iraq

SOURCE: John Wood Group | 26 November 2015

Wood Group has won a new contract worth approximately $90 million to deliver services to one of the world's leading blue-chip international oil companies (IOC) in Iraq. Wood Group PSN (WGPSN) will provide project management for an onshore facility under the three year contract, which is effective immediately.

SNC-Lavalin Awarded Wastewater Treatment Project For Qatargas Laffan Refinery 2

SOURCE: SNC-Lavalin | 26 November 2015

SNC-Lavalin (TSX: SNC) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a contract by Qatargas for a Water Recycling Facility at its Laffan Refinery 2 plant in Ras Laffan Industrial City, Qatar. SNC-Lavalin is providing engineering, procurement, supply, construction and commissioning services for the Recycling Facility to handle treated industrial water from the Laffan Refineries 1 and 2

Qedi Wins Commissioning Contract From Apache North Sea Limited

SOURCE: Amec Foster Wheeler | 25 November 2015

qedi, Amec Foster Wheeler's completions and commissioning provider, announces today that it has been awarded a commissioning contract from Apache North Sea for the brownfield modifications on all their North Sea assets. This will include the provision of ad-hoc commissioning management services such as technical resources, commissioning expertise and qedi's GoTechnology® solutions.

BG Group Starts Commercial Operations From QCLNG Train 2 In Australia.

SOURCE: BG Group | 25 November 2015

BG Group (LSE: BG.L), a world leader in exploration and LNG, today announces that commercial operations began from the second train at its Queensland Curtis LNG (QCLNG) plant. QGC, BG Group's Australian subsidiary, has also assumed control of Train 2 from Bechtel Australia, which built the facility.