Statoil announces new exploration acreage

Statoil has been awarded interests in 11 production licences on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS) yesterday, 18 January. Statoil is operator for eight of these licences.

Tap Oil announces Fletcher-3 appraisal well update WA-191-P

Tap Oil Limited (“Tap”) provides the following information on the Fletcher-3 appraisal well.

Faroe Petroleum announces New exploration licences awarded in Norway

Faroe  Petroleum, the  independent oil  and gas  company focusing principally on  exploration,  appraisal and production opportunities in the Atlantic margin, the North  Sea and Norway, is pleased to announce that it has been offered three new prospective  licences in the Norwegian Sea  under the 2010 Norwegian APA Licence Round.

Lundin Petroleum awarded ten licences in Norwegian licensing round

Lundin Petroleum AB (”Lundin Petroleum”) is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary Lundin Norway AS has been awarded ten exploration licence interests in the 2010 Norwegian Licensing Round, (Awards in Predefined Areas, APA). The awarded licences include two licences in the Greater Luno Area and one licence in the Greater Alvheim Area. Six […]

BP says ‘yes’ to another year with AGR DS

BP has signed a new, 12-month contractwith AGR Drilling Services, potentially worth NOK110m.

GT Solar announces new DSS650 multicrystalline ingot growth system

GT Solar International, Inc. (NASDAQ: SOLR), a global provider of polysilicon production technology, and sapphire and silicon crystalline growth systems and materials for the solar, LED and other specialty markets, today announced the commercial release of the DSS™650, the newest version of its industry-leading, multicrystalline ingot growth systems for the solar PV industry. The DSS650 […]

Iberdrola Renovables installs more wind energy in 2010 than any other utility

Iberdrola Renovables built 39 new wind farm facilities in 2010 with combined wind power capacity of 1,780 MW.

Sunvalley Solar awarded solar installation contract in Holtville, CA

Sunvalley Solar, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SSOL), a leading provider of solar power technology and solar integration systems, announced that it has signed another commercial solar installation contract with Vessey & Co in Holtville, California.

UK. Red tape cut in order to support increase in hydropower

There has been a six-fold increase (*) in the number of hydropower schemes planned in England and Wales since 2008, Environment Agency Wales announced today.

Duke Energy and ENN Group collaborate on green cities initiative

Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) and China-based ENN Group announced an agreement today to collaborate on the development of technologies to help build greener cities in China and the United States.