Wärtsilä completes Mexican power plant
15 February, 2019
EIC member company Wärtsilä has completed the 130MW Monterrey gas-fired power plant in northern Mexico.
First turbine installed at world’s largest offshore wind farm
The world's biggest offshore wind farm, Ørsted’s 1.2GW Hornsea One, has started generating electricity.
BHP approves funding for US$1.3bn Gulf of Mexico project
14 February, 2019
Anglo-Australian conglomerate BHP has sanctioned its funding share for the US$1.3bn Atlantis Phase 3 project in the deepwater US Gulf of Mexico.
North Sea Ross and Blake fields’ lives extended by 5 years
Independent oil and gas production and infrastructure company RockRose Energy has announced that the production lives of the Ross and Blake fields in the North Sea have been extended by five years to 2029.
Siemens to digitalise UAE gas plant with cybersecurity upgrade
13 February, 2019
German engineering group Siemens has signed a deal to maintain and digitalise the 1.5GW Shuweihat S2 combined-cycle power plant in Abu Dhabi.
Shell wins highest number of awards in Egypt O&G bidding round
Anglo-Dutch major Shell landed three awards for oil concessions and two for gas in Egypt’s largest ever exploration and production tender.
Lloyd’s Register wins Norwegian verification services approval
12 February, 2019
EIC member company Lloyd’s Register has won approval by the Norwegian Maritime Authority to be classed as a recognised classification society for the construction of mobile units in the Norwegian Continental Shelf.
MHI Vestas lands Baltic Eagle turbine contract
Iberdrola has named MHI Vestas as the preferred turbine supplier for its 476MW Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm.
Ørsted sells 50% stake in US offshore wind assets to Eversource for US$225m
11 February, 2019
Danish power company Ørsted has agreed to sell a 50% stake in 830MW offshore wind assets in the US to Eversource.
BP starts up second phase of West Nile Delta development
UK supermajor BP has announced first gas production from the second stage of its West Nile Delta development offshore Egypt.
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