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.
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.
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.
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.
The government of Canada has given the go-ahead to NOVA Gas Transmission’s (NGTL) $439M Towerbirch Expansion Project.
Energy firm MMEX Resources has unveiled plans to build a $450M crude oil refinery in the West Texas Permian Basin.
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.
Snowdonia Pumped Hydro (SPH) has secured approval from the UK government to construct a £160M pumped storage facility in North Wales.
Mortenson, a US-based construction firm, has been selected by Xcel Energy to construct the 600MW Rush Creek Wind Project in Colorado, US.
Willbros Group, an energy infrastructure contractor serving the oil, gas and power industries, has won various contracts worth a combined value of $151M.
Two wholly-owned subsidiaries of Malaysia-based oilfield services company SapuraKencana Petroleum Berhad (SKPB) have won contracts worth $97.4M.
India-based Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has announced that its construction arm secured contracts valued at INR21.7bn ($324.6M) across its various business segments.
A consortium of Strabag AG, Jäger Bau and G. Hinteregger & Söhne Baugesellschaft has won a contract to provide the tunnel driving works for the Maria Stein pressure flow tunnel of the Gemeinschaftskraftwerk Inn (GKI) power plant along the Swiss-Austrian border region.
North London Waste Authority (NLWA) has secured a development consent order (DCO) from the UK government for an energy recovery facility at the Edmonton EcoPark in north London.
UK-based infrastructure group Balfour Beatty in a consortium with Prysmian Group has won a €219M contract to install a 65km power cable between France and Great Britain through the Channel Tunnel.
US-based Madison Gas and Electric (MGE) has unveiled plans to build, own and operate a 66MW wind farm, to be the company’s largest wind farm to date, near Saratoga, Iowa.
Mott MacDonald, a UK-based multidisciplinary consultancy, has been selected to provide advice on the planned Northern Tidal Power Gateways project across Morecambe Bay [pictured] and the Duddon Estuary in northwest England.
Indian engineering and construction group Punj Lloyd has secured contracts worth INR3.48bn ($51.9M) in its pipeline and tankage division.
US Wind has selected JDR Cable Systems to supply subsea power cables to its proposed 750MW wind project off the coast of Maryland, US.
French firm Veolia has been awarded a €156M contract by the Sri Lankan National Water Supply and Drainage Board (NWSDB) for the construction of five new water treatment plants in Sri Lanka.