BG Group today announces that operational control of Train 1 at its Queensland Curtis LNG plant has been formally transferred to QGC, BG Group's Australian subsidiary, from Bechtel Australia, which constructed the facility.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Compressor International Corporation (MCO-I), a U.S. subsidiary of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Compressor Corporation (MCO), a group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), has begun operation at its manufacturing and service facility in Pearland, Texas, outside Houston.
Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NBL) today announced an agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the State of Colorado to improve emission control systems on a number of oil storage tanks located within the Denver-Julesberg Basin (DJ Basin) that may no longer comply with air regulations.
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.
Amec Foster Wheeler announces today that it has been awarded a contract by BP to provide operations, maintenance and project support for the Forties Pipeline System (which includes the Unity offshore platform and onshore pumping stations in Aberdeenshire and Perthshire) and the Central Area Transmission System terminal in Teesside, north-east England.
Operators at PPL's Susquehanna nuclear power plant disconnected the Unit 2 reactor from the electrical grid late Friday (4/10) to begin a scheduled refueling and maintenance outage.
Skanska has won a contract to perform maintenance services on the Cerro Dragón oil field in Chubut, Argentina. The amount of the contract is about ARS 1.2 billion, about SEK 1.2 billion. The order will be booked centrally in the first quarter 2015.
AREVA has won a series of contracts in China and in Spain within the framework of its Safety Alliance program, which aims to offer nuclear operators high-performance products and services to guarantee the safety of their plants: - Two contracts have been signed for the supply of Passive Autocatalytic Recombiner (PAR) systems.
A study published today in Environmental Science & Technology finds methane emissions from U.S. local natural gas distribution systems, including Southern California Gas Co.'s (SoCalGas), are 36 to 70 percent lower than current estimates by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Royal Dutch Shell plc (“Shell”) updated today that the Pearl gas-to-liquids (GTL) plant, in Qatar has entered planned maintenance in February 2015. Pearl GTL comprises two identical GTL ‘trains’, with a total capacity of 140,000 barrels per day of GTL products plus 120,000 barrels per day of natural gas liquids and ethane.