Dominion Virginia Power filed an application with the Virginia State Corporation Commission today to build Virginia's first large-scale solar facility. The 20-megawatt project would be built on approximately 125 acres of land owned by the company near the Remington Power Station in Fauquier County.
Eni obtained a three-year extension from the Angolan authorities to the exploration period of the prolific Block 15/06, located in Angola’s offshore, approximately 350 kilometers north-west of the capital Luanda and 130 kilometers east of Soyo town.
Shell’s Nigerian subsidiary, The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC), has today announced a £55 million settlement agreement with the Bodo community in respect of the two highly regrettable operational spills in 2008.
McDermott International, Inc. (NYSE:MDR) (“McDermott”) has received authorization from the Central Administration of Customs in Mexico to operate its Altamira fabrication facility near Tampico, Mexico, as a free trade zone.
Petrobras has received authorization from Brazil’s National Oil, Natural Gas and Biofuels Agency (ANP) to initiate the early production system of well 2-ANP-1RJS, located in Búzios field (formerly known as the Franco area), in the Santos Basin pre-salt.
Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:ABX)(TSX:ABX) today announced that the company will initiate procedures to suspend operations at the Lumwana copper mine in Zambia following the passage of legislation that raises the royalty rate on the country's open pit mining operations from six percent to 20 percent.
The Board of Directors of Gazprom Neft has reviewed information on the progress of the modernisation of the company’s oil refining facilities, and the sourcing of products for the domestic market.
TransCanada Corporation announced today that its Prince Rupert Gas Transmission Project (PRGT) received an Environmental Assessment Certificate (EAC) from the B.C. Environmental Assessment Office (EAO), allowing the natural gas pipeline project to move ahead pending a final investment decision from PETRONAS and receipt of a construction permit from the B.C. Oil & Gas Commission.
Spectra Energy (NYSE: SE) today announced that its proposed Westcoast Connector Gas Transmission Project continues to advance, following receipt of an Environmental Assessment Certificate by the Government of British Columbia.
Origin's Managing Director, Grant King has today called for action by Australia on climate change to be connected to global initiatives and to explicitly recognise the link between carbon emissions and economic growth.