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BP signs MoU with Iraq to ramp up production from Kirkuk oil fields The Iraq Ministry of Oil has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with British oil major BP to boost oil fields’ production capacity in the northern Kirkuk. Oil & Gas > Exploration & Development > News
Black & Veatch delivers floating LNG storage and regasification barge to Exmar Black & Veatch said that it has completed construction and delivery of a 600MMSCFD capacity regasification system for the world’s first barge-based floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) regasification and storage unit.
Oil & Gas > Transportation & Storage > News BP signs MoU with Iraq to ramp up production from Kirkuk oil fields By PKBR Staff Writer
The Iraq Ministry of Oil has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with British oil major BP to boost oil fields’ production capacity in the northern Kirkuk.
Oil & Gas > Exploration & Development > News Reach Subsea to provide Normand Reach vessel for BP Reach Subsea has won a contract from oil and gas major BP for use of the vessel Normand Reach on the Mungo field in the North Sea.
Oil & Gas > Drilling & Production > News
Statoil wins 31 exploration licences on Norwegian continental shelf Statoil has won interests in 31 exploration licences on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS), 17 of these as operator, and 14 as a partner in Norway’s Award in Predefined Areas (APA) for 2017.
Oil & Gas > Exploration & Development > News ABB awarded contract to upgrade 1.1GW Muara Tawar power plant in Indonesia By EBR Staff Writer
A consortium comprising Doosan Heavy Industries and state-owned construction company PT Hutama Karya has awarded a contract to ABB to upgrade and expand the 1,150MW Muara Tawar combined cycle power plant in West Java, Indonesia.
Power Generation > Fossil Fuel > News Ashanti discovers new gold zones at Anumso project in Ghana Ashanti Gold has announced results from its recent soil sampling program on the Anumso project in Ghana.
Mining & Commodities > Minerals & Materials > News

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Black & Veatch delivers floating LNG storage and regasification barge to Exmar
Black & Veatch said that it has completed construction and delivery of a 600MMSCFD capacity regasification system for the world’s first barge-based floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) regasification and storage unit.
Oil & Gas > Transportation & Storage > News
BP signs MoU with Iraq to ramp up production from Kirkuk oil fields
By PKBR Staff Writer
The Iraq Ministry of Oil has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with British oil major BP to boost oil fields’ production capacity in the northern Kirkuk.
Oil & Gas > Exploration & Development > News

Power Generation

ABB awarded contract to upgrade 1.1GW Muara Tawar power plant in Indonesia
By EBR Staff Writer
A consortium comprising Doosan Heavy Industries and state-owned construction company PT Hutama Karya has awarded a contract to ABB to upgrade and expand the 1,150MW Muara Tawar combined cycle power plant in West Java, Indonesia.
Power Generation > Fossil Fuel > News
British Solar signs PPA with Shell Energy Europe
British Solar Renewables (BSR) has agreed a five-year offtake agreement with Shell Energy Europe, a major European integrated energy marketing and trading company, for the renewable power generated from the Bradenstoke solar power plant in England.
Power Generation > Solar > News

Power Distribution

US FERC approves Hydro One’s $5.3bn merger deal with Avista
By EBR Staff Writer
The US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has approved Ontario-based electricity distributor Hydro One’s proposed $5.3bn merger deal with US-based energy company Avista.
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Engie to acquire two African energy service providers
French multinational electric utility Engie has agreed to acquire West African energy service providers Afric Power and Tieri for an undisclosed price.
Power Distribution > Utilities Network > News

Mining & Commodities

Ashanti discovers new gold zones at Anumso project in Ghana
Ashanti Gold has announced results from its recent soil sampling program on the Anumso project in Ghana.
Mining & Commodities > Minerals & Materials > News
First Cobalt begins drilling at Bellellen mine in Ontario
First Cobalt Corp. announced that it has commenced drilling at the Bellellen mine in the Cobalt Camp, Ontario.
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