Energy


Financial closure achieved for $2.1bn Jordan oil shale power project

20 Mar 2017 | Middle East

Attarat Power Company (APCO), a subsidiary of Enefit, has achieved financial closure for the construction of an oil shale fired power station and open cast mine in Jordan.

UK government approves underground gas storage facility

20 Mar 2017 | Europe

The UK’s department for business, energy and industrial strategy has given the go-ahead to the development of the underground Keuper gas storage facility in Cheshire.

IFC to invest $100M in Pakistan hydropower project

16 Mar 2017 | Asia

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has announced plans to invest $100M in the 720MW Karot run-of-river hydropower project in Pakistan.

RCR Tomlinson wins contract for Australia solar farm

15 Mar 2017 | Oceania

Australia-based engineering firm RCR Tomlinson has secured a contract worth over $80M from Edify Energy and Wirsol Energy for the first phase of the Gannawarra Solar Farm in Victoria, Australia.

Canada government approves $439M Towerbirch pipeline expansion

15 Mar 2017 | North America

The government of Canada has given the go-ahead to NOVA Gas Transmission’s (NGTL) $439M Towerbirch Expansion Project.

50MW Aberdeen offshore wind farm to go-ahead

13 Mar 2017 | Europe

Kincardine Offshore Windfarm Limited has secured planning permission from the Scottish government for a 50MW offshore wind farm at approximately 15 km south-east of Aberdeen.

MMEX Resources to build $450M Texas crude oil refinery

13 Mar 2017 | North America

Energy firm MMEX Resources has unveiled plans to build a $450M crude oil refinery in the West Texas Permian Basin.

Mortenson to build ‘largest single-phase wind farm in North America’

10 Mar 2017 | North America

Mortenson, a US-based construction firm, has been selected by Xcel Energy to construct the 600MW Rush Creek Wind Project in Colorado, US.

£160M UK pumped storage facility receives approval

10 Mar 2017 | Europe

Snowdonia Pumped Hydro (SPH) has secured approval from the UK government to construct a £160M pumped storage facility in North Wales.

Willbros Group wins $151M worth of construction contracts

9 Mar 2017 | North America

Willbros Group, an energy infrastructure contractor serving the oil, gas and power industries, has won various contracts worth a combined value of $151M.

Technical

Safety of innovative vehicles in tunnels

27 Feb 2017

Fathi Tarada, director of Mosen, looks at the challenges facing tunnels with the onset of autonomous and other smart vehicles.


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