Saturday 8 August 2020

UAE marks historic milestone, starts up Barakah plant Unit 1

The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (Enec) has announced that its operating and maintenance subsidiary, Nawah Energy Company, has successfully started up Unit 1 of the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant located in the Al Dhafrah region of Abu Dhabi.   The start-up


Siemens Gamesa announces key executive appointments

Siemens Gamesa, a global leader in the wind power industry, has announced three key appointments to its leadership team, with Beatriz Puente joining as Chief Financial Officer, while Lars Bondo Krogsgaard and Juan Gutiérrez are appointed as CEOs of the Onshore and Service business unit


Oil Dynamics tailors pump for Dutch geothermal project

German artificial lift expert Oil Dynamics has delivered a customised pump for a new geothermal project in the Netherlands.   The Orange pumping system has been engineered, assembled and tested in Heidelberg, Germany. The equipment consists of downhole and surfa


Dewa commissions new 400 kV substation in Dubai South

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has commissioned a new 400/132 kV substation in Dubai South with a conversion capacity of 2020 megavolt-amperes (MVA).   The project, which sees 2.4-km long 400kV overhead lines connected to Dewa’s network, boas


ODE Asset Management wins 5-yr contract

ODE Asset Management, part of the Doris Group, has been awarded a five-year contract with Interconnector (UK) to provide integrity management, onsite inspection and non-destructive testing services, and acting as competent person in accordance with the UK’s Pressure Systems Safety Regul


International SOS pilot tests Covid-19 app for oil workers

International SOS and Singapore company Energy Drilling Management have announced a successful pilot of the ICC AOKpass mobile app. The use of the app provides trusted recognition of individuals’ Covid-19 compliance status from Singapore to Thailand.   Fol


Upwing Energy gets 10 patents for Downhole Rotating Devices

Upwing Energy, an artificial lift technology company, has announced the issuance of 10 new patents by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). The patents cover the proprietary design features utilised in the company’s downhole rotating tools and its proprietary methods us


DNO posts increased production at KRI facility

DNO ASA, a Norwegian oil and gas operator, said that production at the company’s flagship Tawke license in the Kurdistan region of Iraq went up by 15,000 barrels of oil per day (bopd) month-on-month to 115,000 bopd during July. The result follows a well intervention campaig


Shanghai Electric to build Phase 5 of Dubai solar park

Acwa Power has appointed Shanghai Electric as the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor for the 5th phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Solar Park, which follows within only three months of the power purchase agreement (PPA) signing between Dubai Electricity and Water Author


Sabic plant world first to run on 100pc renewable power

Sabic’s polycarbonate facility in Cartagena, Spain, is set to become the world’s first large-scale chemical production site to be run entirely on renewable power, following the signing of a major agreement.    The deal will see Iberdrola, one of

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