Samsung Engineering awarded a 1.43 bn USD petrochemical plant order from OPaL in India, the biggest plant contract in the hydrocarbon sector in India

Wednesday, Dec 24, 2008

Samsung Engineering in consortium with Linde (Germany) has been  awarded by ONGC Petro addition Ltd. (OPaL) a new engineering, procurement, construction & commissioning contract for a naptha and gas dual feed ethylene cracker unit and associated units plant worth approximately 1.43 billion USD (Samsung Engineering at 0.96 billion USD and Linde at 0.47 billion USD).

Ambitious EU climate change and energy package

Wednesday, Dec 24, 2008

European Parliament has today by great majority endorsed last weeks’ decision of the EU Heads of State on an ambitious EU climate and energy package. This package contains two EU Directives of relevant importance for wind power, the Directive on Renewable Energy (RE) and the Directive on the European Emission Trading Scheme […]

Otto Energy Provides Galoc Oil Field - Operations Update

Wednesday, Dec 24, 2008

Further to Otto Energy Limited’s (ASX: OEL) announcement on 16 December, Otto provides an update regarding the temporary suspension of operations at the Galoc Oil Field. Otto last reported that the mooring and riser system (M&RS) to the FPSO had been disconnected and laid on the sea floor due to a combination […]

RIL wins a Deep Water block in NELP VII

Wednesday, Dec 24, 2008

Reliance Industries Ltd., along with BP was awarded the Deep Water block KG-DWN-2005/2 offered under NELP VII. The agreement was signed today at New Delhi. RIL has 70% participating interest and BP holds the remaining 30% participating interest and is also the Operator of the block.

TNK-BP Will Start Industrial Development of the Ust-Tegusskoe and Urnenskoe Oil Fields of the Uvat Project in Q1 2009

Wednesday, Dec 24, 2008

TNK-BP is going to begin industrial development of the Ust-Tegusskoe and Urnenskoe oil fields of the Uvat project in Q1 2009. The Public Relations Department of TNK-BP Sibir, a subsidiary of TNK-BP Management in Tyumen, informed that implementation of the Uvat project will be started from the eastern group of fields, namely, the Ust-Tegusskoe and Urnenskoe oil […]

The Complete List of Wind Turbine Manufacturers

At the Your Renewable Directory we have a list of key renewable wind energy turbine manufacturers contact details and web-site links. Please visit http://www.yourrenewablenews.com/directory/wind-turbine+manufacturers-39-89.html Below find a list of some of the key companies:

RES Group
RES is a driving force in the global sustainable energy market, turning pioneering thinking and more»
RES Group Microsite | Direct link to the RES Group […]

Anglo American pledges R 1 million to help the Cholera Relief Operation

Tuesday, Dec 23, 2008

Anglo American has pledged R 1 million to help the Cholera Relief Operation in both Zimbabwe and the Limpopo province as part of our continued commitment to the health and welfare of our communities.

AkzoNobel Strengthening European Chemicals Portfolio

Tuesday, Dec 23, 2008

AkzoNobel is to enhance its chemicals portfolio after making an irrevocable bid on German-based LII Europe. Financial details were not disclosed.LII Europe operates a multi-client chlorine cluster on the Hoechst Industrial Park near Frankfurt. As well as its main chlorine activities, the company also runs a chlorinated hydrocarbon plant, along with calcium […]

GL Releases Guide for Ship Lay-Ups

Tuesday, Dec 23, 2008

Germanischer Lloyd (GL) has developed a guide outlining major methods and procedures involved in ship lay-ups. The guide gives technical assistance to shipowners focussing on the maintenance of class, ship’s safety as well as the maintenance of operability.Deactivating vessels in an effort to save costs requires planning and investment in the process. […]

OMV and RWE to jointly own “Caspian Energy Company Ltd”

Tuesday, Dec 23, 2008

Aim is to examine and develop a pipeline link for gas supplies from the Caspian region to Turkey and Europe
Ready to include qualified partners
Company subject to the approval of competition authorities