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McDermott’s Ghana Joint Venture Receives Regulatory Approval

SOURCE: McDermott | 29 October 2015

McDermott International, Inc., (NYSE:MDR) today announced it has received regulatory approval for its McDermott Marine Construction Ghana Limited (MMCGL) joint venture to pursue key offshore opportunities in Ghana. McDermott and MMCGL officials made the announcement during the 2015 Africa Oil Week in Cape Town, South Africa.

Natural Gas Pipeline Proposal To Enhance System Safety And Reliability

SOURCE: San Diego Gas & Electric | 01 October 2015

San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) and Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) today jointly asked the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) for approval of the "Pipeline Safety & Reliability Project" to construct a 47-mile natural gas pipeline

Sheridan And Hatch Sign MOU To Foster Innovation And Enhance Education In Advanced Manufacturing

SOURCE: Hatch | 28 September 2015

Sheridan College and Hatch have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will promote further collaboration between the two organizations, aimed at enhancing educational opportunities for Sheridan students, while also fostering innovation and economic growth.

Atlantic Coast Pipeline Asks FERC For Permission To Build $5 Billion Interstate Natural Gas Pipeline

SOURCE: Dominion | 18 September 2015

Atlantic Coast Pipeline, LLC, today formally applied to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for permission to build a 564-mile interstate natural gas transmission pipeline designed to meet the need for cleaner electricity generation, satisfy the growing demand for natural gas to heat homes and businesses, and promote consumer savings and economic growth.

Plan For Development And Operation For Maria Approved

SOURCE: BASF | 04 September 2015

Wintershall and its partners Petoro and Centrica have today received approval by the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy for the plan for development and operation (PDO) for the Maria development, offshore Norway. Germany’s largest internationally active crude oil and natural gas producer submitted the PDO to the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy on May 5.

Calpine Supports EPA Clean Power Plan

SOURCE: Calpine Corp. | 03 August 2015

The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) release of the Clean Power Plan represents a seminal moment for the power generation industry. Based on statements by President Obama and the EPA, it appears the plan mandates significant but achievable CO2 emissions reductions while giving the states broad discretion in how to achieve those goals.

Plan For Development In The Gullfaks Area Submitted

SOURCE: Statoil | 30 June 2015

Statoil and its partners have today submitted an amendment to the Plan for Development and Operations (PDO) for the Gullfaks licence to the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy for phase 1 of the Shetland/Lista development.

Alaska LNG Project LLC Receives Conditional Authorization To Export LNG To Non-Free Trade Agreement Countries

SOURCE: ExxonMobil | 02 June 2015

The Alaska LNG project marks another significant milestone with today’s announcement by the United States Department of Energy that it has conditionally authorized the Alaska LNG Project LLC to export liquefied natural gas to non-Free Trade Agreement countries.

Oil And Gas Majors Call For Carbon Pricing

SOURCE: BP | 01 June 2015

Major oil and gas companies, BG Group plc, BP plc, Eni S.p.A., Royal Dutch Shell plc, Statoil ASA and Total SA, today announced their call to governments around the world and to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to introduce carbon pricing systems and create clear, stable, ambitious policy frameworks that could eventually connect national systems.

UN Sustainable Energy For All announces Global Bioenergy Initiative

SOURCE: Novozymes | 20 May 2015

As part of the 2nd Annual Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) Forum taking place at United Nations Headquarters this week, a new multi-stakeholder coalition, co-chaired by the UN Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) and the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB), announced its intention to speed up the development and deployment of sustainable bioenergy