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Technical failures increase risk of contaminated Fukushima water discharge into Pacific – Greenpeace
Technical failures increase risk of contaminated Fukushima water discharge into Pacific – Greenpeace
1/22/2019 4:11:35 AM
The nuclear water crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi plant has been compounded by multiple technical failures and flawed decision making driven by short term cost cutting by the Japanese government and TEPCO, a new Greenpeace Germany analysis concludes.
Carbon Recycling International wins Wärtsilä SparkUp Challenge for Power-to-X start-ups
Carbon Recycling International wins Wärtsilä SparkUp Challenge for Power-to-X start-ups
1/21/2019 2:14:36 PM
The technology group Wärtsilä awards Icelandic Carbon Recycling International as the winner of the SparkUp Energy Challenge. For the first time the focus of this start-up challenge was on the energy field, on Power-to-X technologies.  “The real winner of this challenge is actually Wärtsilä.
Rio Tinto releases fourth quarter production results
Rio Tinto releases fourth quarter production results
1/21/2019 2:10:23 PM
Rio Tinto chief executive J-S Jacques said “We delivered a solid operational performance in the final quarter of 2018, in particular across our copper assets.
FirstEnergy Earns 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index Designation
FirstEnergy Earns 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index Designation
1/21/2019 2:04:45 PM
FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) has been included in the 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI) in recognition of its commitment to women’s equality in the workplace.
Reduced CO2 emissions from the supply chain by 600,000 tonnes
Reduced CO2 emissions from the supply chain by 600,000 tonnes
1/21/2019 2:01:31 PM
Since 2011, Equinor has reduced CO2 emissions from its logistical operations for the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS) by 600,000 tonnes. The company’s ambition is to halve emissions in the NCS supply chain by 2030.
Enel Green Power España starts construction of 90 MW of new wind capacity in Spain
Enel Green Power España starts construction of 90 MW of new wind capacity in Spain
1/21/2019 1:59:17 PM
Enel Green Power España (“EGPE”), Endesa’s renewable energy unit, has started construction of three wind farms for an overall capacity of around 90 MW spread across the municipalities of Allueva, Fonfría, Mezquita de Jarque, Fuentes Calientes, Cañada Vellida and Rillo in the Spanish province of Teruel, in the region of Aragon.
Vår Energi AS (Eni 69.6%) has been awarded 13 licenses in Norway
Vår Energi AS (Eni 69.6%) has been awarded 13 licenses in Norway
1/21/2019 1:56:05 PM
Eni through Vår Energi, jointly owned by Eni (69.6%) and by HitecVision (30.4%), has been awarded a total of 13 licenses in the Awards in Predefined Areas 2018 (APA) by the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy of Norway (MPE).   The company has been granted the following 4 operatorships and 9 partnerships in licenses covering all the three main oil and gas provinces in the …
Saudi Aramco recognized as a leader in the Fourth Industrial Revolution
Saudi Aramco recognized as a leader in the Fourth Industrial Revolution
1/21/2019 1:53:14 PM
Saudi Aramco’s Uthmaniyah Gas Plant (UGP) has been recognized by the World Economic Forum (WEF) as a “Lighthouse” manufacturing facility, a leader in technology applications of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
Appointment of Wael Sawan as Upstream Director
Appointment of Wael Sawan as Upstream Director
1/21/2019 1:51:22 PM
In his new role, Wael will become a member of the Executive Committee and will take over from Andy Brown.  Andy will remain available to Wael and the Executive Committee to assist with transition until 30th  September 2019 and will then leave the company after 35 years’ distinguished service.
Denis Vasyukov put in charge of Gazprom Transgaz Krasnodar
Denis Vasyukov put in charge of Gazprom Transgaz Krasnodar
1/21/2019 1:48:58 PM
Denis Vasyukov was born in 1977 in Kemerovo. He graduated from Tomsk Polytechnic University, majoring in Machine-Building Technologies. He has an MBA.
ADNOC Logistics & Services Reduces Shipping Fleet Fuel Consumption and Carbon Emissions by 23%
ADNOC Logistics & Services Reduces Shipping Fleet Fuel Consumption and Carbon Emissions by 23%
1/21/2019 1:46:53 PM
ADNOC Logistics & Services (ADNOC L&S), the marine and logistics subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), announced, today, that it has reduced fuel consumption and carbon emissions by 23% across a fleet of 27 vessels.
2018 oil and natural gas production
2018 oil and natural gas production
1/21/2019 1:42:54 PM
Petrobras reports that in 2018, its total production of oil and gas, including natural gas liquids (NGL), was 2.63 million barrels of oil equivalent per day (boed), of which 2.53 million boed produced in Brazil and 101,000 boed abroad.
Petrofac Launches 2019 Graduate Programme
Petrofac Launches 2019 Graduate Programme
1/21/2019 1:03:24 PM
Petrofac, a leading service provider to the international oil and gas industry, has launched its 2019 global graduate programme as part of its commitment to supporting and developing young talent.
WorleyParsons Awarded EPC Contract for Pipestone Processing Facility
WorleyParsons Awarded EPC Contract for Pipestone Processing Facility
1/21/2019 12:59:31 PM
Under the contract, WorleyParsonsCord will provide EPC services for the Pipestone Processing Facility, a 200 MMcf/day sour, shallow-cut gas plant with acid gas injection and 24,000 bbls/day of raw condensate processing capability.
Network Rail gives the green light to ABB’s SMOS Light switchgear
Network Rail gives the green light to ABB’s SMOS Light switchgear
1/18/2019 11:29:53 AM
Standardised switchgear covers all possible substation configurations to streamline engineering and operations for traction substations ABB’s Structure Mounted Outdoor Switchgear (SMOS) Light switchgear has received full approval from Network Rail following a stringent five-year review process.
INEOS, Europe’s largest petrochemicals company, announces Antwerp as the location for its new ground breaking 3 billion Euro petrochemical investment
INEOS, Europe’s largest petrochemicals company, announces Antwerp as the location for its new ground breaking 3 billion Euro petrochemical investment
1/18/2019 10:10:37 AM
The €3 billion investment will be the biggest ever made by INEOS and is first cracker to be built in Europe in 20 years. The investment is a game changer for the chemical sectors and will bring huge benefits to the Belgium and wider European economies.
GE’s Haliade-X 12 MW prototype to be installed in Rotterdam
GE’s Haliade-X 12 MW prototype to be installed in Rotterdam
1/16/2019 1:25:45 PM
• Agreement signed with Future Wind includes five years of testing and 15 years of service • Installation of Haliade-X 12 MW will take place during summer 2019 GE Renewable Energy and Future Wind (a Joint Venture between Pondera Development and SIF Holding Netherlands) announced today that they have signed an agreement to install the first  Haliade-X 12 MW  wind …
Investing NOK 2.3 billion to recover more oil from Gullfaks
Investing NOK 2.3 billion to recover more oil from Gullfaks
1/16/2019 12:57:32 PM
The Gullfaks partners have decided to drill seven new wells and thereby improve oil recovery by 17 million barrels with good profitability. On behalf of the licence partners, Equinor’s executive vice president for Development and Production Norway,  Arne Sigve Nylund, presented an amended plan for development and operation (PDO) to the minister of petroleum and energy, …
NIOC to Market 1mb of Oil at IRENEX on Jan. 21
NIOC to Market 1mb of Oil at IRENEX on Jan. 21
1/16/2019 12:55:47 PM
A senior official with the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) said the company would supply a million barrels of crude oil on Iran Energy Exchange (IRENEX) on January 21.  This will be the third time that the state-run company is offering oil to the private sector at the international ring of IRENEX.
La Méridionale, French ferry operator achieves proven savings through Wärtsilä’s Eniram energy management technology
La Méridionale, French ferry operator achieves proven savings through Wärtsilä’s Eniram energy management technology
1/15/2019 1:39:57 PM
Eniram, a Wärtsilä company and French ferry operator La Méridionale, have taken notable steps on digitalising La Méridionale’s fleet with the help of the latest energy management technology.