London-based Process Systems Enterprise (PSE), the Advanced Process Modelling Company, today officially launched its gCCS systems modelling environment for full-chain carbon capture and storage (CCS) applications.
“We saw an urgent need for tools that enable us to look at the whole CCS system simultaneously, so that we can answer questions and make decisions based on accurate numbers”
Speaking at today’s annual Carbon Capture and Storage Association (CCSA) reception ...
Storage - Jul 9, 2014
Teekay, through a new 50/50 joint venture with China LNG Shipping (Holdings) Limited (China LNG), today announced that it has finalized shipbuilding contracts for six internationally-flagged icebreaker liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers for the Yamal LNG Project, which is located on the Yamal Peninsula in Northern Russia.
Under the agreements, the joint venture between Teekay LNG and China LNG will build six 172,000 cubic meter ARC7 LNG carrier newbuildings to be constructed by Daewoo S...
Natural Gas & LNG - Jul 10, 2014
The LNG Carrier Market 2013-2023
Trina Solar, a global leader in photovoltaic ("PV") modules, solutions, and services, today announced it will supply 200MW of modules to Zonergy Company Limited ("Zonergy")'s downstream projects in China, marking its largest single module supply agreement to date in 2014.
Trina Solar will supply approximately 800,000 pieces of its TSM-PC05A modules for Zonergy's downstream projects located across several provinces in China such as Jiangsu, Shandong, Xinjiang, Qin...
Solar - Jul 9, 2014
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrived in Papua New Guinea Thursday and pledged to continue financial support for the Pacific nation, which is emerging as an important energy source for his country.
Abe, who flew in from Western Australia after visiting the resources-rich Pilbara region, said PNG's supply of liquefied natural gas "contributes positively to Japan's energy security as it helps diversify supply sources".
"Japan depends heavily on the supply of ...
Oil and Gas - Jul 10, 2014
China will exempt electric cars and other types of "new energy" vehicles from purchase tax, the government said, as it seeks to reduce pollution and conserve resources.
The State Council, or cabinet, said that buyers of new energy vehicles -- fully electric, hybrid and fuel cell cars -- would not have to pay the levy from September to the end of 2017, according to a statement.
The tax is 10 percent of the net value of the vehicle, according to state media.
General News - Jul 10, 2014
Mexico's state oil company Pemex has tapped an international consortium to build a $1.2 billion natural gas pipeline linking northern and central Mexico, it said Wednesday.
The consortium awarded the concession to build the pipeline is made up of Brazil's Odebrecht, Argentina-based Techint and Mexico's Arendal.
The pipeline, called Ramones II, will be able to move 2.1 billion cubic feet of gas a day, and run from the northern state of Nuevo Leon to San Luis Potosi in centr...
Oil and Gas - Jul 9, 2014
Flux, a developer of advanced lithium-ion batteries and storage for industrial applications, today launched its corporate blog, Flux Power "Currents" with a review of Flux's expanding traction in building industry awareness, interest and initial orders for its advanced lithium-ion battery packs for lift trucks (forklifts), other industrial vehicles and for portable power in remote locations. Flux Power also announced its social media disclosure policy, including the social media...
Clean Transport - Storage - Jul 8, 2014
The LNG Carrier Market 2013-2023
A coal-burning power plant in Yorkshire is to receive 300 million euros in EU funds to develop a new way of keeping polluting carbon emissions out of the atmosphere, the EU said Tuesday.
The British project is one of 19 schemes in a one billion euro ($1.4 billion) European Union effort to fight global warming and encourage innovation towards green energy.
Carbon capture storage technology, known as CCS, is a largely untested technique of trapping CO2 emissions from power plants and ot...
General News - Jul 8, 2014