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ExxonMobil Details Risk Management Practices For Unconventional Resources Development

SOURCE: ExxonMobil | 01 October 2014

ExxonMobil today released a report that outlines for shareholders how the company assesses and manages risks associated with developing unconventional resources, including through hydraulic fracturing.

Calpine To Receive California Energy Commission Grant To Study Flexibility Enhancements At The Geysers

SOURCE: Calpine | 01 October 2014

Calpine Corporation (NYSE: CPN), on behalf of its subsidiary Geysers Power Company LLC (The Geysers), announced today that it has been selected by the California Energy Commission (CEC) to receive a $3 million grant for "Advancing Utility-Scale Clean Energy."

Jacobs Receives Pharmaceuticals Pilot Plant Contract From Novo Nordisk

SOURCE: Jacobs | 30 September 2014

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) announced today that it has been awarded a contract from Novo Nordisk for a research and development facility in Bagsværd, Denmark.

Gazprom Neft And Weatherford Sign Strategic Cooperation Agreement

SOURCE: Gazprom Neft | 11 September 2014

Gazprom Neft and Weatherford today announce the signing of a strategic cooperation agreement that will enable technology collaboration through frequent knowledge and information sharing.

Statoil And DNV GL To Drive Subsea Factory Interface Standardisation

SOURCE: Statoil | 02 September 2014

Statoil has entered into an agreement with DNV GL to establish an industrial cooperation to introduce an international industry standard for subsea process technology.

ABB Launches New Generation Fiber Optic Current Sensor For High Voltage Applications

SOURCE: ABB | 20 August 2014

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, today announced the launch of its latest generation Fiber Optic Current Sensor (FOCS-FS) to complement its portfolio of optical sensors. The FOCS-FS gets its name from its innovative ‘free standing’ design.

ABB Achieves Breakthrough In Switchgear Technology With Eco-Efficient Insulation Gas

SOURCE: ABB | 19 August 2014

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has achieved a significant breakthrough in switchgear technology with the development of a solution that deploys a new insulation gas mixture as a substitute for sulfur hexafluoride (SF6).

Robots & Simulation In Modular Construction – Is Australia Ready?

SOURCE: IQPC - Keal Wilson | 05 August 2014

Construction leaders are starting to look at Design for Manufacture and Assembly (DfMA) to reduce soaring operational costs. Traditionally the mainstay of the automotive industry, DfMA has brought augmented reality and robotics to the modular construction mix.

OMV Conducting Intensive Research On Hydrogen As Alternative Fuel

SOURCE: OMV | 04 August 2014

OMV, the integrated, international oil and gas company, is preparing for future transport trends. In the coming years hydrogen is set to be an important alternative for drivers and car manufacturers.

ABB, Renewable Algal Energy Collaborate To Commercialize Algae Production For Renewable Fuels, Nutraceuticals

SOURCE: ABB | 30 July 2014

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, announced that it is collaborating with Renewable Algal Energy, LLC (RAE) on the commercialization of integrated algal production systems that will produce algae‐based products for the nutraceutical, animal nutrition, and renewable fuels markets.