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Statoil And DNV GL To Drive Subsea Factory Interface Standardisation

SOURCE: Statoil | 02 September 2014

Statoil has entered into an agreement with DNV GL to establish an industrial cooperation to introduce an international industry standard for subsea process technology.

Dominion, Duke Energy, Piedmont Natural Gas And AGL Resources Form Joint Venture To Own Proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline

SOURCE: Dominion | 02 September 2014

Four major U.S. energy companies – Dominion (NYSE: D), Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK), Piedmont Natural Gas (NYSE: PNY) and AGL Resources (NYSE: GAS) – announced today the formation of a joint venture to build and own the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

KBR Awarded EPC Services Contract For Koch Nitrogen Urea Expansion

SOURCE: KBR | 02 September 2014

KBR, Inc. (NYSE: KBR) announced today it has been awarded a reimbursable contract by Koch Nitrogen Company, LLC to provide engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) services for a new grassroots urea plant, part of a $1.3 billion expansion project by Koch Nitrogen at its Enid, Oklahoma facility.

Bulk Equipment Is Delivered To Syzran Refinery

SOURCE: Rosneft | 01 September 2014

A reactor and a cold high-pressure separator is delivered to the site of Rosneft subsidiary Syzran Refinery for the constructed diesel hydro-treater. The unit is designed for the removal of sulphur and nitrogen compounds, as well as of other solids to improve diesel-fuel and to bring its environmental specifications to Euro-5 level.

Updated Schedule For Olkiluoto 3

SOURCE: AREVA | 01 September 2014

The AREVA-Siemens consortium has delivered to its client TVO an updated schedule for the Olkiluoto 3 EPR project under which construction will be completed in mid-2016, commissioning will start at this date and operations will start in 2018.

Successful Installation Of 80 Wind Turbines At Global Tech I

SOURCE: AREVA | 29 August 2014

The erection of 80 AREVA wind turbines was successfully completed at the Global Tech I wind farm with the last rotor star installation finalized today. The wind farm of roughly 41 square kilometres is located 100 kilometres off the coast in the German North Sea.

Fluor Completes 170-Megawatt Centinela Solar Energy Facility In Southern California

SOURCE: Fluor Corp. | 28 August 2014

Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) has completed the engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning for both phases of LS Power’s new Centinela Solar Energy Facility, one of the largest of its kind in the United States. Located near El Centro, California, the 170-megawatt photovoltaic solar project will provide clean, renewable energy in the southwestern U.S.

ABB Commissions World’s Longest Power Transmission Link In Brazil

SOURCE: ABB | 28 August 2014

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has successfully commissioned the HVDC converter stations to the Rio Madeira High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) link in Brazil and delivered the project to Abengoa.

Alfa Laval Wins SEK 240 Million Offshore Pumping Systems Order In South Korea

SOURCE: Alfa Laval | 27 August 2014

Alfa Laval – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling – has won an order to supply Framo pumping systems to Samsung Heavy Industries in South Korea. The order, booked in the Marine & Offshore Pumping Systems segment, has a value of approximately SEK 240 million and delivery is scheduled for 2015.

AREVA Selected By Major U.S. Utility For $100 Million Investment In Nuclear Power Generation

SOURCE: AREVA | 26 August 2014

AREVA has signed a series of contracts to provide nuclear fuel fabrication, outage services and used fuel management solutions to a major U.S. nuclear utility. These contracts represent an investment of more than $100 million by the utility to optimize the competitiveness of their power generation operation while meeting the ever-increasing safety requirements of the nuclear industry.