The Njord A platform arrived at Kvarner Stord on Thursday 25 August. The platform will now be reinforced and renovated for production beyond 2030.
The Njord A platform being towed by the anchor handling tug supply vessel "KL Sandefjord". (Photo: Thomas Sola/Statoil)
Oil and gas production on Njord should in fact have ceased a long time ago. When the field was developed, it was scheduled for production until 2013.
"We have been able to recover more of the reserves than originally expec...
Oil and Gas Aug 26, 2016
ReneSola Ltd, a leading solar PV project developer and provider of energy-efficient products, today announced that it sold a 1.23 MW solar power project located in Ibaraki, Japan. The project qualifies for Japan's 32 Yen feed-in tariff. Revenue from the sale will be recognized in the third quarter and all proceeds have been collected.
ReneSola is developing 31.5 MW of solar PV projects in Japan. Including the Ibaraki project, 29.6 MW are in late stage development and expected to be mon...
Solar Aug 26, 2016
Global Wind Farm Industry 2015 Market Research Report
Rome - 27 August 2016 - In the lead up to the European Society of Cardiology Congress in Rome Italy, GE Healthcare today announced the global commercial launch of its new generation of high-end portable compact cardiovascular ultrasound, the Vivid(tm) iq. A smaller sized compact weighing just 4.5 kg, the Vivid(tm) iq matches exceptional image quality with extraordinary functionality, allowing clinicians to diagnose in more settings than ever before. From the Cath lab and the OR to the ER or e...
General News Aug 27, 2016
US Gulf of Mexico offshore operators Shell and BP are taking measures to prepare for a tropical disturbance, including some evacuations and shut-ins.
BP is securing its offshore drilling facilities and is evacuating non-essential personnel from our platforms and drilling rigs, the major said in a statement.
Shell has also suspended drilling operations, but production remains unaffected, it said. It is "limiting the amount of personnel offshore to those directly involved in core activities ...
General News Aug 29, 2016
Wartsila has been contracted to supply the re-gasification system for an FSRU (Floating, Storage, Re-gasification Unit) conversion project that Hoegh LNG plans to carry out on a modern LNG vessel. The contract was signed in August.
The Wartsila re-gasification system to be supplied will feature regas technology using water glycol as the intermediate medium instead of propane. This provides a more compact solution being some 15 percent smaller and lighter than the propane based system.
Oil and Gas Aug 26, 2016
GE Renewable Energy announced it has secured five-year Digital Wind Farm services contracts for two aging wind farms in central Japan. Kinden Corporation's 30 MW Shirama wind farm, a seven-year-old project near Osaka, expects the digital solution will increase the site's annual energy production (AEP) by up to five percent. A second contract, signed with Kandenko, is expected to deliver up to two percent higher AEP for the 22 MW Chosi project, a twelve-year-old wind farm near Tokyo.
Wind Aug 25, 2016
Urban Solar is thrilled to announce it has been awarded a contract to supply solar powered LED lighting systems to Intercity Transit.
Intercity Transit, Thurston County's public transportation provider, sees a high demand for its services. In 2015 it logged nearly 4.3 million passenger boardings on its fixed route service. To support this growing demand, it continues to install high quality, ruggedized solar lighting equipment and recently searched for a new supply. Urban Solar won top pic...
Solar Aug 25, 2016
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Technip announced today that it has signed an exclusive cooperation agreement with BTG BioLiquids B.V. (BTL) to provide EPC(1) services for its modular pyrolysis plants. The plants will be based on BTL's Fast Pyrolysis Oil(2) (FPO) technology which converts biomass to oil through a rapid pyrolysis process.
The agreement combines Technip's global strength in technology, engineering, procurement and construction with BTL's experience in the design and commercial operation of one of the world's ...
Oil and Gas Aug 24, 2016