Alterra acquires 320MW US wind complex
21 April, 2017
Canadian firm Alterra Power has purchased the 320MW Boswell Springs Wind Complex in Wyoming from Colorado developer Intermountain Wind.
GM ties up €1.5bn acquisition of LM Wind Power
American multinational conglomerate GE has completed its acquisition of Danish wind turbine blade manufacturer LM Wind Power in a deal worth €1.5bn.
ExxonMobil and SABIC select Texas site for petrochemicals complex
20 April, 2017
US oil and gas major ExxonMobil and Saudi Arabia’s SABIC have selected a site in San Patricio County, Texas for the development of a jointly owned petrochemical facility.
First phase of a wind powered oil recovery concept successful
The first phase of a wind powered water injection project has been completed, with early results suggesting that water injection at oil and gas wells could be powered by wind renewable energy in the future.
1GW wind power tender planned in Turkey
19 April, 2017
Turkey has announced plans to launch a tender for 1GW of new onshore wind projects on 27 July.
Bristow lands Apache North Sea contract
UK civil helicopter operator Bristow has been awarded a contract by oil and gas exploration and production company Apache for its North Sea operations.
BP starts-up Trinidad onshore compression project
18 April, 2017
Multinational oil and gas company BP has started-up the Trinidad onshore compression project - one of seven major upstream projects it expects to bring online in 2017.
Elia granted approval for €400m Modular Offshore Grid project
Belgium’s grid operator Elia has won board approval to invest €400m in an offshore wind grid hub for projects in the North Sea.
Iran lifts offshore gas production capacity at South Pars
Iran has launched six offshore gas projects valued at US$20bn at the giant South Pars field, lifting natural gas production to 570m cubic metres a day.
Shell unveils ambitious plans to decommission Brent Delta platform
13 April, 2017
Royal Dutch Shell plans to use a specialist £2.4bn vessel to lift and remove the Brent Delta topside oil rig off its concrete legs and to a decommissioning site in Teesside.
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