Metropolitan board approves additional funding for California WaterFix project

12 Apr 2018 | North America

The board of directors of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California has approved additional funding of $10.8bn for the construction of the $16.7bn, full California WaterFix project to modernise the state’s ageing water delivery system.

Durkan signs contract with Peabody for major phase of Thamesmead regeneration

12 Apr 2018 | Europe

UK-based developer and contractor Durkan has signed a contract with Peabody housing association to deliver a major phase in its Thamesmead regeneration work, one of the largest projects of its kind in London.

Reliance Infra wins $166m EPC contract for Kudankulam N-power project

11 Apr 2018 | Asia

Reliance Infrastructure has won an INR10.81bn ($166.37m) EPC contract from Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL) for Common Services System, Structure and Components (SSC) package and allied civil works of Units 3 and 4 of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project in Tamil Nadu, India.

NNPC set to break ground on 614km AKK gas pipeline project

11 Apr 2018 | Africa

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) is set to break ground on the 40-inchx614km Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano (AKK) gas pipeline and stations – the single biggest gas pipeline project in the history of oil and gas operation in Nigeria.

KERUI Petroleum wins $600m gas processing project in Brazil

10 Apr 2018 | South America

A special purpose entity (SPE) led by Shandong KERUI Petroleum Equipment has signed an agreement with Brazilian Petroleum Corporation (Petrobras) to establish a $600m natural gas processing unit (UPGN) in Itaborai, Rio.

L&T Hydrocarbon team wins EPCI contract from Saudi Aramco

10 Apr 2018 | Middle East

A consortium of L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering (LTHE) and Subsea 7 has won a contract from Saudi Aramco for three gas production deck modules.

Rosatom begins construction on $20bn Akkuyu nuclear project in Turkey

9 Apr 2018 | Europe

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdoğan have officially marked the start of construction at the $20bn Akkuyu nuclear power plant (NPP) in the southern province of Mersin, Turkey.

Duke Energy Florida’s natural gas plant set to begin operations

5 Apr 2018 | North America

Duke Energy Florida’s natural gas plant in Citrus County is nearing completion and expected to begin operations soon.

BHEL wins $677m order to build thermal power plant in India

5 Apr 2018 | Asia

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has won an INR44bn ($677m) EPC order for setting up a 1x660MW supercritical thermal power plant in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The order has been placed on BHEL by the Uttar Pradesh Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Ltd (UPRVUNL).

US Uranium Processing Facility authorised to construct main buildings

4 Apr 2018 | North America

The Uranium Processing Facility (UPF) project of the US Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) has secured permission to begin construction of the main process building, salvage and accountability building and process support facilities sub-projects.

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