Friday 28 July 2017

SNC-Lavalin wins Guinea refinery deal

SNC-Lavalin has been awarded a contract by Brahms Oil Refineries Limited to undertake a front-end engineering design (Feed) conversion to EPC contract for a 10,000 barrel per day crude oil refinery in Kamsar, Guinea. The Feed will provide a budget cost estimate to obtain a final


Redavia commissions Tanzania’s largest solar farm

Redavia, a global market leader of cost-effective rental solar power for businesses and communities, has kicked off operations of its eight-container solar farm at Shanta Gold’s New Luika mine in the Chunya district, Tanzania. With the initial one container solar plant, deployed


Four firms vie to set up wind farm at Gulf of Suez

Four international companies are vying to establish a 250MW wind farm in the Gulf of Suez in Egypt, a report said. The companies include Vestas and Siemens, as well as Enercon and Ray Power, Daily News Egypt reported, citing sources at the New and Renewable Energy Author


Iran eyes development of Caspian oilfields

Iran is holding meetings with companies in the fields of drilling and exploration of oil and gas from Russia, Norway and China to consider cooperation opportunity in developmental activities in Caspian Sea, a top official said. Director of Khazar Exploration and Production Compan


Senaat – Abu Dhabi unit wins top EPC ranking

Senaat – Abu Dhabi, one of the UAE’s largest industrial investment holding companies, said its subsidary - National Petroleum Construction Company (NPCC) - has been ranked 5th in the annual list of Top 30 engineering, procurement and construction companies in the energy sector in th


Rockwell Automation continues to expand MES applications

US-based Rockwell Automation has continued to build out its scalable MES applications to allow operations to configure their environment without programming, add more applications, increase DCS process system integration, and expand deployment options. Rockwell Automation is one


Enec completes key test on nuclear energy plant

The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (Enec) has successfully completed the cold hydrostatic testing (CHT) at Unit 2 of the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant located in the Al Dhafra region of Abu Dhabi. The completion of this milestone, which concluded approximately 12 months after


Oil to stay between $50-55 in H2, 2018: Barclays

Brent prices are likely to stay in the $50-55 range in the second half of 2017 and to average in the same range in 2018, said Barclays in its latest Oil Instant Insight. Despite the statements in the communiqué of the Opec/Non-Opec Joint Ministerial Monitoring Com


Dewa's R&D facility set for 2020 launch

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) said work is progressing at a steady pace on its research and development (R&D) centre being built at a cost of Dh500 million ($136 million) at the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park. Leading international consultant Stantec


Barzan project to raise Qatar gas production

Qatar’s oil and gas sectors, suffering from the fall in energy prices, should help support growth in 2017 with the start of production at the Barzan facility, which would increase liquid gas production by 21 per cent, a report said. Meanwhile, economy in Qatar is expected t

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