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Wood Group Extends Chevron Contract In The North Sea

SOURCE: John Wood Group | 09 February 2016

Wood Group has secured an extension to continue to support Chevron Upstream Europe across four offshore assets in the North Sea.

Diamond Offshore And GE Oil And Gas Enter Into Industry’s First Performance-Based Subsea Blowout Preventer Service Agreement

SOURCE: GE | 09 February 2016

Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. (NYSE:DO) and GE Oil & Gas (NYSE:GE) today announced the offshore drilling industry’s first-of-its-kind contractual service agreement (CSA) that transfers full accountability for BOP performance to GE Oil & Gas. In this Pressure Control by the Hour™ model, Diamond Offshore will compensate GE Oil & Gas only when the BOP is available.

GE’s Gas Engine Technology Used In Major Australian Infrastructure Upgrade

SOURCE: GE | 06 February 2016

GE’s Distributed Power business (NYSE: GE) today announced that Clarke Energy, GE’s authorized distributor of Jenbacher gas engines, is supplying 10 of GE’s high-efficiency Jenbacher gas engines to Territory Generation for an upgrade at its existing Owen Springs power station facility as a key part of the Northern Territory Government of Australia’s A$75 million investment in Central Australia.

GE Hitachi Awarded Outage Services Contract By FirstEnergy

SOURCE: GE | 05 February 2016

FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company has awarded a contract to GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) to provide outage services for the Perry Nuclear Power Plant.

North Sea Wind Farm Amrumbank West Officially Put Into Operation

SOURCE: E.ON | 04 February 2016

E.ON’s offshore wind farm Amrumbank West has been officially put into operation.

Ormat Announces Commercial Operation Of Plant 4 In Olkaria III In Kenya, Expanding Complex Capacity To Nearly 140 MW

SOURCE: Ormat | 04 February 2016

Ormat Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ORA) announced today that it reached commercial operation of Plant 4 in the Olkaria III complex in Kenya, increasing the complex total generating capacity by 29 MW to 139 MW.

Jacobs Awarded Aberdeen Test Center Support Services Contract

SOURCE: Jacobs | 02 February 2016

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) announced today it received a contract from the U.S. Army to provide test support services to the Aberdeen Test Center (ATC) at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland. Jacobs has supported ATC since 2001 through two predecessor contracts and one bridge contract.

GE Hitachi Successfully Completes First Pressurized Water Reactor Outage With Exelon Generation At Ginna Nuclear Power Plant

SOURCE: GE | 30 January 2016

GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) today announced the successful completion of its first services outage at a Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR) facility. The outage, completed in partnership with Exelon Generation at the R.E. Ginna Nuclear Power Plant in Ontario, New York, was completed under budget and ahead of schedule with no safety-related or human performance issues.

Essar Oil UK Reports Strong Performance For 9 Months In FY16

SOURCE: Essar | 28 January 2016

In the nine months to December 31st, 2015, Stanlow, which produces about 15% of the UK’s road transport fuel demand, processed 6.77MMT of crude, a 7% increase on the previous year’s 6.35MMT.

BG Group And Keppel To Fuel Ships With LNG In Singapore

SOURCE: BG Group | 27 January 2016

BG Group and Keppel Offshore & Marine, have secured the license to supply LNG bunker to vessels in the Port of Singapore after submitting a joint bid to the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore.