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Image - BP starts production from giant Khazzan gas field in Oman ahead of schedule and under budget

BP starts production from giant Khazzan gas field in Oman ahead of schedule and under budget

BP, together with the Ministry of Oil & Gas of the Sultanate of Oman, today announced that production has begun from the giant Khazzan gas field, which is operated by BP in partnership with Oman Oil Company Exploration and Production. His Excellency Dr. Mohammed Al Rumhy, Minister of Oil and Gas of the Sultanate of Oman, stated: “I am delighted to see BP delivering Phase One of the Khazzan Project within time and budget. This will result in realizing more gas reserves and more p...

Natural Gas & LNG Sep 25, 2017


Image - Azure Power Commissions a 50 MW NTPC Solar Project in Uttar Pradesh

Azure Power Commissions a 50 MW NTPC Solar Project in Uttar Pradesh

Azure Power , a leading independent solar power producer in India, has announced that it has commissioned the final phase of its 50 megawatt (MW) solar power plant in the state of Uttar Pradesh. The 50 MW project is spread across 300+ acres of land. Azure Power will provide power for 25 years at a tariff of INR 4.78 (~US$ 0.07) per kWh to NTPC, the largest power utility of the Government of India. NTPC received a AAA debt rating from CRISIL, a Standard & Poor’s Company. Azure Po...

Solar Sep 22, 2017




Image - Phillips 66 Partners Announces $2.4 Billion Acquisition

Phillips 66 Partners Announces $2.4 Billion Acquisition

Phillips 66 Partners LP has reached agreement with Phillips 66 (NYSE: PSX) to acquire its 25 percent interest in each of Dakota Access, LLC and Energy Transfer Crude Oil Company, LLC (collectively, the “Bakken Pipeline”) and 100 percent interest in Merey Sweeny, L.P. (“MSLP”), the owner of fuel-grade coke processing units at the Phillips 66 Sweeny Refinery. The acquisition is expected to be immediately accretive to the Partnership and its unitholders and is anticipated...

General News Sep 22, 2017


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European Biomass to Power Conference

Our 7th Annual European Biomass to Power will take place on 8th & 9th November 2017 in Aarhus, Denmark. Download Conference Agenda | Register to attend this Conference Building up on the success of its six previous editions, the conference will give updates on the European biomass market and its new developments, as well as focus on sustainability and commodity challenges. Over the two days, the event will give you in-depth look into case studies giving practical examples of plan...

Bio Sep 22, 2017


Image - GridLiance Completes Acquisition of Valley Electric Association, Inc.s 230-kV Transmission System

GridLiance Completes Acquisition of Valley Electric Association, Inc.'s 230-kV Transmission System

GridLiance Holdco, L.P., (GridLiance) an independent electric transmission company, has completed its acquisition of Valley Electric Association, Inc.'s (VEA) high voltage transmission system, including more than 160 miles of 230-kV transmission lines and related substation equipment. GridLiance also acquired a 230-kV transmission line project to physically connect the VEA system to the rest of the California Independent System Operator (CAISO). "We are grateful that our orders were among the...

Power Generation Sep 20, 2017


Image - Copper Catalyst Yields High Efficiency CO2-to-Fuels Conversion

Copper Catalyst Yields High Efficiency CO2-to-Fuels Conversion

Scientists at the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have developed a new electrocatalyst that can directly convert carbon dioxide into multicarbon fuels and alcohols using record-low inputs of energy. The work is the latest in a round of studies coming out of Berkeley Lab tackling the challenge of creating a clean chemical manufacturing system that can put carbon dioxide to good use. In the new study, published this week in the Proceedings of the Nati...

Sep 18, 2017


Image - New power plant with Wartsila generating equipment will boost Indonesias clean energy capacity

New power plant with Wartsila generating equipment will boost Indonesia's clean energy capacity

The technology group Wartsila has been contracted to provide the generating equipment for a new 48 MW power plant to be built in Indonesia. The plant will be operated by PT PLN, the Indonesian Government owned utility, which already has a number of power stations running with Wartsila engines producing more than a gigawatt of electricity. The contract has been signed with Norway-based Jacobsen Elektro, an international provider of turnkey power plants for clients on three continents. The order w...

Power Generation Sep 21, 2017




Image - US DoE Partners with Eaton to Advance Hydropower Generation

US DoE Partners with Eaton to Advance Hydropower Generation

Power management company Eaton announced it is helping advance energy resiliency for the national power grid through a U.S. Department of Energy funded initiative to deploy new hydropower generation at existing non-powered dams and waterways. Under the second stage of the contract awarded in 2017, Eaton will manufacture and test new, low-cost integrated hydropower turbine and generator sets to help enhance the cost-effectiveness of new hydropower generation facilities. The Department of Energ...

Hydro Sep 21, 2017


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