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New project to help deliver grid reliability for Australian utility

Posted June 18 2018 We will be delivering a new engineering project for a long term Australian client. Updating the existing engineering drawings will help target maintenance activity and ensure compliance. The project will help our client to manage their network more effectively. As part of the project, our engineering team will confirm the existing Thermal Ratings as well as

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Hornsea Project Three accepted for examination

18 June 2018 An application (including an Environmental Statement) for Development Consent was submitted in May 2018 for Ørsted’s Hornsea Project Three offshore wind farm. RPS is delighted to have supported Ørsted, as the lead EIA consultant for the project, throughout the pre-application phase. The application for Hornsea Project Three has now been accepted by the Secretary of State for

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Scientific and practical conference was held at the Institute of natural gas

18.06.2018 Scientific and practical conference “Scientific progress in the oil and gas industry in the era of Power and Happiness” was held in the conference hall of the scientific research Institute of natural gas of the State concern “Turkmengas” on the occasion of the day of science. The conference was attended by managers and employees of the Institute of natural

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Equinor completes acquisition of 25% interest in Brazil’s Roncador oil field

June 15, 2018 09:00 CEST The P-54 FPSO on the Roncador Field – (Photo: Geraldo Falcão) Equinor and Petrobras have completed their transaction announced in December 2017, whereby Equinor has acquired a 25% non-operated interest in the Roncador oil field in Brazil’s Campos Basin. This follows all transaction conditions being met, including government and regulator approval. Reflecting equity volumes produced

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Natural Gas And Oil Industry Actively Contributes To Colorado’s Quality Of Life, Education, Health And Economy, Says New Report

DENVER, June 11, 2018 – The Colorado Petroleum Council, a division of the American Petroleum Institute, today released a reportabout the role that the natural gas and oil industry plays in the state. The report reviews the essential role the industry plays in supporting Colorado’s high quality of life, including contributing to educational funds, supporting the expansion of available medical

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BP and Petrobras form strategic alliance

Alliance will explore joint projects in Brazil and beyond BP today announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding to explore areas of cooperation with Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. (Petrobras). Through this strategic alliance, Petrobras and BP have committed to exploring potential joint commercial agreements in areas of mutual interest in upstream, downstream, trading and across low carbon initiatives, inside

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Cenovus appoints Jonathan McKenzie as Chief Financial Officer

Calgary, Alberta (April 5, 2018) – Cenovus Energy Inc. (TSX: CVE) (NYSE: CVE) today announced the appointment of Jonathan McKenzie as the company’s next Chief Financial Officer.  He will replace Ivor Ruste who, as previously announced, will retire on April 30, 2018. “We’re pleased to have Jon join Cenovus. His broad experience in the energy industry will be an asset

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Orca Exploration announces 2017 Independent Reserves Evaluation

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands: Orca Exploration Group Inc. (“Orca” or “the Company”) announces its independent Reserves Evaluation for the year ended December 31, 2017. All currency amounts are in United States dollars unless otherwise stated. [view full release here] Orca Exploration Group Inc. Orca is an international public company engaged in natural gas exploration, development and supply in Tanzania through the

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NGC TRINIDAD Restores Gas Supply to CNC

The National Gas Company of Trinidad and Tobago Limited (NGC) is pleased to advise that effective 2 nd April gas supply to Caribbean Nitrogen Company (CNC) resumed. This comes on the heels of the signing of a new Gas Sales Agreement on April 1, 2018, between the two companies. This Gas Sales Agreement followed several months of complex and intense negotiations

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TechnipFMC to Present at the Scotia Howard Weil 46th Annual Energy Conference

TechnipFMC (NYSE:FTI) (PARIS:FTI) announced today that Doug Pferdehirt, Chief Executive Officer, will address attendees on Monday, March 26, at 9:40 a.m. CDT at the following event: Event: Scotia Howard Weil 46th Annual Energy Conference March 25 – 28, 2018 Location: The Roosevelt Hotel 130 Roosevelt Way New Orleans, LA 70112 There will not be a webcast of the presentation. Presentation

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Qatar Petroleum awards FEED Contract for North Field Expansion Project

Qatar Petroleum has selected Chiyoda Corporation of Japan to execute the Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) of the onshore facilities of the North Field Expansion. The facilities will produce an additional 23 million tons per annum (mtpa) of LNG, which will raise Qatar’s production from 77 to 100 mtpa, as was announced by Qatar Petroleum last July. Mr. Saad

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Afghanistan deploys security forces to protect construction of TAPI

TAPI – Turkmenistan Afghanistan Pakistan India gas pipeline project. The security of the Turkmenistan Afghanistan Pakistan India gas pipeline project is among the priorities on the working agenda of the Afghan Ministry of the interior. To protect the future of the pipeline thousands of security forces were deployed, according to Afghan Agency TOLO News, citing the official representative of the law

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New Partners Join Charter of Trust to Protect Critical Infrastructure

 Mar 08, 2018 The AES Corporation, Atos and Enel join coalition to protect Critical Infrastructure. Charter of Trust outlines ten pathways for action around cybersecurity and Critical Infrastructure. Digital transformation requires secured data and connected systems for energy systems and critical infrastructure Siemens, and the eight founding Charter of Trust members, today welcomed The AES Corporation, Atos and Enel to its global

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ExxonMobil Exits Russian Ventures, Continues Success off Guyana

02 March 2018 Topics: Arctic/extreme environments Asset/portfolio management Drilling Offshore The Pacora-1 well off Guyana was drilled by the Stena Carron drillship to 5,597 m in 2,067 m of water. Source: Stena Drilling. oil discoveries guyana arctic Russia offshore ExxonMobil Leaving partner Rosneft, ExxonMobil will no longer be involved in exploration and development in the Kara, Laptev, Chukchi, and Black Seas

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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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Eni strengthens its presence in the Mexican offshore with the award of Block 24 located in the Cuenca Salina basin

Block 24 is the outcome of the fourth international competitive bid round called under “Ronda 2” by the National Hydrocarbon Commission, and allows Eni to build up and consolidate a new core area with significant operational synergies in the Country. San Donato Milanese (Milan), 1 February 2018 – Eni and its partner Qatar Petroleum have been awarded rights to Block

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Ten new markets earmarked as opportunities to boost lagging Sustainable Development Goals

Høvik, Norway: According to a new Global Opportunity Report from DNV GL, Sustainia and the United Nations Global Compact, renewed efforts are required to ensure four of the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals do not miss their 2030 targets. The Global Goals addressed in the report are Goal 10: Reduced Inequalities, Goal 12: Responsible Consumption and Production, Goal 13: Climate

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