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Image - Well Positioned for a Low-Carbon Future

Well Positioned for a Low-Carbon Future

"In a low-carbon future, we need oil & gas producers who can deliver energy at low cost, with low emissions. Therefore, the NCS will become even more attractive and important," says Statoil CEO Eldar Satre. Bilde Satre is speaking today at the Autumn Conference 2016, hosted by Statoil in cooperation with the Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum & Energy and the International Energy Agency. Two of the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals specifically address the need for energy for all...

Oil and Gas Dec 6, 2016


Image - Blue Sky Power Proposed to Acquire a Natural Gas Company in Jilin

Blue Sky Power Proposed to Acquire a Natural Gas Company in Jilin

Blue Sky Power Holdings Limited is pleased to announce that, Goldlink Capital Limited, a direct wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company, and the Vendors entered into a MOU in relation to the Possible Acquisition of the entire equity interest of OctoNet Limited and Shenzhen City Jiemei Shihua Investment Company Limited. After completion of the Acquisition, the Company will own the entire equity interest of Jilin Haoyuan Gas Co., Ltd. (Jilin Haoyuan). It mainly engages in the supply of piped ga...

Natural Gas & LNG Dec 6, 2016




Image - sPower Wins 49.5MW Silicon Valley Power Ppa for Sand Hill Wind Projects

sPower Wins 49.5MW Silicon Valley Power Ppa for Sand Hill Wind Projects

sPower, a leading independent renewable energy provider, announced that on November 21, 2016 they were awarded a 25-year PPA with Silicon Valley Power (SVP), the City of Santa Clara's municipal electric utility, to provide 49.5 megawatts of wind power. The Sand Hill Wind facilities will be constructed within the Altamont Pass Wind Resource Area (APWRA) and are part of repowering efforts by Alameda County. sPower anticipates erecting up to 25 state-of-the-art wind turbines with a commercial op...

Power Generation Dec 6, 2016


Image - Vestas Secures 112 MW for Three Projects in France

Vestas Secures 112 MW for Three Projects in France

French energy group EDF Energies Nouvelles has placed firm and unconditional orders for a total of 112 MW for the 72.6 MW Champagne Picardie project, the 19.8 MW La Carnoye wind park and the 20 MW Bois de Belfays project, consisting of V126-3.45 MW, V117-3.45 MW and V90-2.0 MW turbines respectively. The wind parks will be located in the French regions of Picardie, le Pas de Calais and Les Vosges with turbine delivery planned for the second quarter of 2017. The contract for Bois de Belfays inc...

Wind Dec 5, 2016


Image - Subsea Integration Alliance Awarded Deepwater Integrated Epcic Contract in the Gulf of Mexico by Murphy E&P

Subsea Integration Alliance Awarded Deepwater Integrated Epcic Contract in the Gulf of Mexico by Murphy E&P

Subsea Integration Alliance announced today the industry's first deepwater integrated subsea engineering, procurement, construction, installation and commissioning (EPCIC) multiphase boosting system award. This award, by Murphy Exploration & Production Company-USA, a subsidiary of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR), is for the industry's longest deepwater subsea multiphase boosting tieback. Building on a track record of numerous engineering studies, this is the first EPCIC project award for S...

Geothermal Energy Dec 5, 2016


Image - Statoil Awarded Licences in Mexicos Deepwater Round

Statoil Awarded Licences in Mexico's Deepwater Round

The blocks cover an area of about 5,650 km2 in the largely unexplored deepwater areas of the Saline Basin. Statoil will be the operator of blocks 1 and 3, at 33.4% equity, with partners BP and Total participating equally with the remaining equity. The licences were awarded in a competitive bid round. A total of 10 deepwater blocks were on offer, with four in the Perdido Area and six in the Saline Basin. The blocks awarded are in water depths ranging from about 900 - 3,200 metres. The bid r...

Exploration Dec 5, 2016


Image - Subsea Integration Alliance Awarded Deepwater Integrated Epcic Contract in the Gulf of Mexico by Murphy E&P

Subsea Integration Alliance Awarded Deepwater Integrated Epcic Contract in the Gulf of Mexico by Murphy E&P

Subsea Integration Alliance announced today the industry's first deepwater integrated subsea engineering, procurement, construction, installation and commissioning (EPCIC) multiphase boosting system award. This award, by Murphy Exploration & Production Company-USA, a subsidiary of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR), is for the industry's longest deepwater subsea multiphase boosting tieback. Building on a track record of numerous engineering studies, this is the first EPCIC project award for S...

Geothermal Energy Dec 5, 2016




Image - Exploring the Fate of the Earths Storehouse of Carbon

Exploring the Fate of the Earth's Storehouse of Carbon

A new study predicts that warming temperatures will contribute to the release into the atmosphere of carbon that has long been locked up securely in the coldest reaches of our planet. Soil and climate expert Katherine Todd-Brown, a scientist at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, is an author of the paper, published in the Dec. 1 issue of the journal Nature, which draws upon data collected through 49 separate field experiments around the world. The research wa...

General News Dec 1, 2016


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