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Siemens Receives Order For Grand Bend Wind Farm In Canada

SOURCE: Siemens | 17 April 2015

Siemens has received an order for the supply, installation and commissioning of 40 SWT-3.2-113 direct drive wind turbines. Customer is Grand Bend Wind Limited Partnership, a partnership between Northland Power Inc., a Canadian independent power producer based in Toronto, and two local First Nations, the Aamjiwnaang First Nation and Bkejwanong Territory (Walpole Island First Nation).

North Montney Mainline Project Receives NEB Recommendation For Approval

SOURCE: TransCanada | 16 April 2015

TransCanada Corporation (TSX:TRP) (NYSE:TRP) (TransCanada) announced today that the National Energy Board (NEB) has issued its report recommending the federal government approve the company's proposed $1.7 billion North Montney Mainline Project.

Rosneft, Pirelli And Synthos To Perform Feasibility Study With Regard To Production Of Synthetic Rubber In Nakhodka

SOURCE: Rosneft | 16 April 2015

Rosneft, Pirelli S.p.A. and Synthos S.A. signed a Memorandum of Understanding with regard to performing a feasibility study in the area of R&D, production and supply of synthetic rubber in the city of Nakhodka within the framework of the FEPCO (Far East Petrochemical Company) petrochemical cluster.

Valemon Officially Opened

SOURCE: Statoil | 16 April 2015

Petroleum and energy minister Tord Lien is opening the Valemon gas and condensate field in the North Sea today. Expected recoverable reserves from the field are 192 million barrels of oil equivalent.

Dominion Virginia Power Receives Affirmation From The Virginia Supreme Court To Build Transmission Line Across James River

SOURCE: Dominion | 16 April 2015

Dominion Virginia Power is pleased with the Supreme Court of Virginia's unanimous upholding of the State Corporation Commission's order approving the construction of a proposed 500-kilovolt transmission line over the James River from Surry to James City County.

Siemens Puts Converter Stations Of HVDC Link Between France And Spain Into Operation

SOURCE: Siemens | 16 April 2015

With initial testing, Siemens began commissioning the converter stations for a high voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission link between France and Spain. The HVDC transmission system will commence commercial operation in the middle of 2015. It will double the energy exchange capacity between the two countries, which currently stands at 1400 MW.

Amec Foster Wheeler Awarded Nuclear Decommissioning Authority Decommissioning And Research Framework Contract

SOURCE: Amec Foster Wheeler | 16 April 2015

Amec Foster Wheeler announces today that it has been awarded a four-year contract by the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA), increasing the range of services it currently provides.

Technip Awarded FEED Contract For The Liuhua Fields In The South China Sea

SOURCE: Technip | 16 April 2015

Technip and its consortium partner China Offshore Oil Engineering Company (COOEC) have been awarded a front end engineering design (FEED) contract by China National Offshore Oil Corporation Limited (CNOOC Ltd.) for two tension leg platforms(1) (TLPs) for the Liuhua 11-1 and 16-2 joint development project located in the South China Sea.

MODEC, Mitsui, MOL And Marubeni To Proceed With The Deepwater FPSO Charter Project For Tartaruga Verde & Tartaruga Mestiça Oil Fields Offshore Brazil

SOURCE: EPC Engineer | 14 April 2015

MODEC, Inc., Mitsui & Co., Ltd., Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. and Marubeni Corporation have agreed that Mitsui, MOL and Marubeni will invest in a long-term charter business currently promoted by MODEC for the purpose of providing a floating production, storage, and offloading system (FPSO) for use in the Tartaruga Verde and Tartaruga Mestiça oil fields off the coast of Brazil.

Wood Group Secures EnQuest Contract

SOURCE: John Wood Group | 14 April 2015

Wood Group PSN has been awarded a new five year contract from EnQuest to provide engineering, design, construction, procurement and commissioning services to the Thistle, Heather and Northern Producer offshore assets in the North Sea.