Energy & Utilities

NSW govt approves 100MW solar farm in West Wyalong, Australia

10 May 2019 | Oceania

The Government of New South Wales (NSW) in Australia has granted approval for a 100MW solar farm in West Wyalong that has the potential to save up to 212,000 tonnes of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and reduce overall emissions.

Matrix Service bags contract to build $250m LNG facility in North Carolina

6 May 2019 | North America

Matrix Service, a subsidiary of Matrix Service Company, has been awarded a contract by energy services firm Piedmont Natural Gas to construct $250m liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility in Robeson County, North Carolina, US.

OPWP selects ACWA consortium to develop 500MW solar project in Oman

6 May 2019 | Middle East

The Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (OPWP) has selected a consortium of ACWA Power, Gulf Investment Corporation (GIC) and Alternative Energy Projects (AEPCo) to develop the 500MW Ibri-2 solar project in Oman.

UK announces support for planned underwater engineering hub

6 May 2019 | Europe

The UK government has announced its support to industry plans for a new underwater engineering hub in Aberdeen.The proposed Global Underwater Engineering Hub is intended to help diversify the UK’s oil and gas sector as well as support the country's shift from fossil fuels towards renewables.

ExxonMobilto to invest $2bn for Baytown petrochemical expansion project in US

3 May 2019 | North America

ExxonMobil has decided to move ahead with $2bn expansion project at its Baytown petrochemical complex located along the Houston Ship Channel in Texas, US.

US Steel to build two new facilities in Pennsylvania with $1bn investment

3 May 2019 | North America

United States Steel (US Steel) is set to invest more than $1bn for the construction of a new sustainable endless casting and rolling facility at its Edgar Thomson Plant in Braddock, Pennsylvania, and a cogeneration facility at its Clairton Plant in Clairton, Pennsylvania.

Boskalis wins contract for Hornsea 2 offshore cable installation

2 May 2019 | Europe

Royal Boskalis Westminster has won a contract worth more than €100m from Ørsted Wind Power for the installation of offshore export cable for the Hornsea 2 offshore wind farm.

ADB to fund $305m for 1.7GW power plant in Indonesia

30 Apr 2019 | Asia

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has agreed to provide more than $305m for the construction of the a 1.7GW combined-cycle gas turbine (CCGT) power plant, Jawa-1, to be located in Cilamaya, Karawang, West Java, Indonesia.

Vinci, Acciona consortium to build €200m wastewater treatment plant in Vietnam

29 Apr 2019 | Asia

An equal stake consortium between Vinci Construction Grands Projets and Acciona Agua has secured a contract to design and build phase 1 for the Nhieu Loc-Thi Nghe wastewater treatment plant in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

ExxonMobil to invest $1bn in Fawley Refinery expansion in UK

26 Apr 2019 | Europe

Texas-based oil and gas company ExxonMobil has achieved financial close for the $1bn expansion of its Fawley Refinery in the UK.

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