Post Archive by Day: February 13, 2018

Eni to Step Up Cooperation in Renewable Energy in Ghana

The initiatives will have utility scale, and will result in a reduction of the level of CO2 emissions and the creation of economic value for the country and local stakeholders. 13/02/2018 11:50 CET Accra, 13 February 2018 – The Managing Director of Eni Ghana Giancarlo Ruiu has signed yesterday, at the presence of the Minister of Energy Hon. Boakye Agyarko

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The Auto Club Group Enables Secure Digital Identity & Access Management for Members

The Leading Auto and Travel Services Provider Streamlines Digital Experience for Members with OpenText 2018-2-13 – Waterloo, ON – OpenText™ (NASDAQ: OTEX, TSX: OTEX), a global leader in Enterprise Information Management (EIM), today announced that that The Auto Club Group (ACG) – the second largest AAA club in North America – has selected OpenText to support a unified identity and

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Improved Customer Service for Domestic Refined Products

DAMMAM, February 13, 2018 Recent enhancements to Saudi Aramco’s Customer Care Center Besides, including a centralized function to process customer requests have made it easier and quicker for domestic customers to gain access to refined products. Catering to the needs of more than 3,000 customers across the Kingdom from Turaif in the north to Jazan in the south, Aramco’s sales

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My thoughts from Trimble User Conference 2018

Posted February 13 2018 The annual Trimble User Conference 2018 was held on 25th and 26th January in Jyväskylä, central Finland. There were around 600 delegates based in the fields of electricity, water and heat distribution, along with public administration. The two days included presentations from over 40 guest speakers, in conjunction with product demonstrations, workshops, and networking events. Business

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Dipping a Toe In: AMP7

RPS Water talks significant leakage reductions. On Tuesday 30th January, our senior water managers of the RPS Water business held an AMP7 workshop in Birmingham, UK to discuss OFWAT’s recently announced leakage commitments for the new AMP cycle between 2020–2025. In its final methodology for the PR19 Price Review report, OFWAT defined its ambitious leakage commitments to include a 15%

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Students in Environmental Geophysics course get hands-on learning with Oasis montaj

February 13, 2018 | Geosoft Geosoft was pleased to support theGeophysics for Environmental Scientists course recently conducted by Keele University,  providing students with Oasis montaj software subscriptions to analyze and interpret the geophysical data. Taught by a trio of instructors with fifty years experience in academic and industrial near-surface geophysics, the 5-day course was aimed at postgraduate students and early

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PPL donates equipment to Lady Dufferin Hospital

Karachi: February 13, 2018: Pakistan Petroleum Limited (PPL) donated Rs. 9.02 million to Lady Dufferin Hospital (LDH), Karachi for purchasing equipment for its operation theatre. MD & CEO PPL Syed Wamiq Bokhari presented the donation cheque to Member Management Committee LDH Dr. Faridon Setna and Medical Superintendent LDH Dr. Zeryab Setna at the head office in the presence of representatives

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South Carolina Petroleum Council: Offshore Exploration Is Critical To State’s Economic Future

COLUMBIA, February 13, 2018 – South Carolina Petroleum Council Executive Director Mark Harmon today highlighted the need for exploring offshore energy resources and the importance to South Carolina’s economic future prior to today’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management public hearing on the Interior Department’s proposed five-year offshore natural gas and oil leasing plan. “The Interior’s offshore proposal is the first

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Toward the Tipping Point: New Research Provides a Reality Check

13 Feb 2018 Technology Radar 2018 report – launched today – analyses the sizeable impacts in the next five years and beyond. It provides answers from leading industry experts on their optimism, concerns and investment outlook on tomorrow’s energy mix. If there were doubts that renewable energy sources could ever compete effectively with oil, natural gas and coal in power

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Canadian Electricity Assoc. webinar features how and why utilities are automating callout

Ottawa – February 13, 2018 The Canadian Electricity Association and its corporate partner ARCOS® LLC will host a one-hour webinar on February 13 at 1 p.m. EST with utility experts from Alectra Utilities and Eversource Energy who will explain the benefits of automating crew callout, scheduling and crew management. The webinar will show attendees why Alectra and Eversource automated their callout

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OGC Announces Earth Observation Exploitation Platform Hackathon 2018

info@opengeospatial.org Release Date: Tuesday, 13 February 2018 UTC Hackathon will test the readiness of new, interoperable cloud-deployment architectures for processing of Earth Observation data The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) is calling for participation in its upcoming Earth Observation Exploitation Platform Hackathon 2018. The Hackathon builds on results from the recently concluded OGC Testbed-13 initiative, and paves the way for Tested-14

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The Auto Club Group Enables Secure Digital Identity & Access Management for Members

The Leading Auto and Travel Services Provider Streamlines Digital Experience for Members with OpenText 2018-2-13 – Waterloo, ON – OpenText™ (NASDAQ: OTEX, TSX: OTEX), a global leader in Enterprise Information Management (EIM), today announced that that The Auto Club Group (ACG) – the second largest AAA club in North America – has selected OpenText to support a unified identity and

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Global Mapper v.19.1 Now Available with a New Multivariate Query Tool and 3D Profile Line Exporting

Hallowell, Maine – February 13, 2018 – Blue Marble Geographics (bluemarblegeo.com) is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Global Mapper version 19.1. This intermediate release augments the impressive list of new features and functions that were introduced in version 19.0 with even more new tools and improvements to the existing functionality. Highlights of this release include a completely redesigned

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Colorado Petroleum Council Supports New Flowline Safety Rulemaking

202.682.8114 | press@api.org DENVER, February 13, 2018 – The Colorado Petroleum Council said it supports the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) rulemaking that will strengthen the commission’s infrastructure flowline regulations and update the 811 “one-call” safety program. The 811 program gives property owners one number to call to notify all utilities operating in an area to come mark

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Antero Resources Announces 12% Increase in Estimated Proved Reserves to 17.3 Tcfe

DENVER, Feb. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Antero Resources (NYSE: AR) (“Antero” or the “Company”) today announced estimated reserves as of December 31, 2017. Highlights: Proved reserves increased by 12% to 17.3 Tcfe at year-end 2017 (36% liquids), compared to year-end 2016 Pre-tax PV-10 of proved reserves at year-end 2017 was $10.8 billion at SEC pricing, including hedges Proved developed reserves increased

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ABB helps IKEA harness the sun’s energy in Singapore

Next generation (TRIO-50) smart inverters will provide higher flexibility and energy yields from a 1 MW rooftop solar system ABB has provided the Swedish retailer IKEA with 20 of its innovative TRIO-50 solar inverters to power a rooftop solar system on its flagship store in Singapore, located in the eastern suburb of Tampines. The system is expected to generate 1.3

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New ABB motor starting solution introduces tool-free, push-in wiring

2018-02-13 – Time-saving push-in design makes wiring tool-free and supports continuous operation without routine re-tightening ABB is launching the industry’s first range of motor starting solutions with a Push-in Spring technology that makes fault-free wiring easier than ever. The innovative tool-free connection concept speeds up wiring work and provides a vibration-resistant connection that makes continuous operation more reliable. ABB’s intuitive

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Aker Solutions to Deliver Modules for Johan Castberg FPSO

February 13, 2018 Aker Solutions will as a subcontractor of Kvaerner deliver modules for the floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel for the Statoil-operated Johan Castberg development, the largest oil discovery in the Norwegian Barents Sea. Photo: Statoil The work has a value of about NOK 450 million kroner and will be booked in Aker Solutions’ first-quarter orders. The

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New VP to Lead Altair’s Virtual Wind Tunnel Solutions

Dr. Paul Stewart Joins Altair as VP, Automotive Aerodynamics Modeling and Visualization TROY, Mich. – February 13, 2018 – Dr. Paul Stewart has joined Altair (Nasdaq: ALTR) as VP, Automotive Aerodynamics Modeling and Visualization. He will lead Altair’s Virtual Wind Tunnel solutions operations, focusing on fluid dynamics for ground transportation vehicle design. Dr. Stewart was most recently at Exa Corporation,

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ABB wins $45 million order to strengthen German power grid

Zurich, Switzerland, February 13, 2018 – Upgrade of substation to help integrate more renewables and enhance grid reliability ABB has won an order worth around $45 million from German transmission system operator TransnetBW to upgrade a substation in Philippsburg, in the southwest German state of Baden-Wuerttemberg. The existing air-insulated switchgear (AIS) will be replaced by a compact 380 kV gas-insulated

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