Energy & Utilities

Fluence wins €165m contract for water treatment plant in Africa

4 Mar 2019 | Africa

Fluence, a company involved in water, wastewater and reuse treatment markets, has won a €165m contract from the Federal Government of Ivory Coast, West Africa, for the turnkey supply of a 150,000m³/day surface-water treatment plant.

ExxonMobil to fund polypropylene unit in Baton Rouge, Texas

4 Mar 2019 | North America

American oil and gas corporation ExxonMobil will fund a new polypropylene production unit in Baton Rouge in the state of Louisiana that will expand production capacity along the Gulf Coast by up to 450,000 tonnes per year.

Construction begins on phase 2 of $216m Jalaur dam project in Philippines

28 Feb 2019 | Asia

Ground was broken on the PHP11.2bn ($216m) Jalaur River Multipurpose Project (JRMP) II in Calinog, Iloilo in the Philippines.

SKEC wins $1.21bn contract for underground oil storage caverns in UAE

28 Feb 2019 | Middle East

The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc) has awarded an AED4.4bn ($1.21bn) EPC contract to South Korea’s SK Engineering and Construction (SKEC) for three underground storage caverns, each with a capacity of 14m barrels.

Enel begins construction on 497MW Roadrunner solar plant in Texas

28 Feb 2019 | North America

Enel Green Power North America, the US renewable energy subsidiary of Italian energy company Enel Group, has commenced construction on the 497MWRoadrunner solar plant in Upton County, Texas.

Acciona consortium selected for Scottish energy from waste facility

26 Feb 2019 | Europe

A consortium, led by construction company Acciona, has been selected to build and operate the £150m NESS energy from waste (EfW) plant for Aberdeen City Council, Aberdeenshire Council and Moray Council in Scotland.

Saudi Aramco, Chinese firms to build $10bn petrochemical complex in China

25 Feb 2019 | Asia

Saudi Aramco has signed an agreement with Norinco Group and Panjin Sincen to form a joint venture to establish a $10bn, fully integrated refining and petrochemical complex in Panjin, Liaoning Province, China.

Alinta appoints Vestas as EPC partner for wind farm in Western Australia

25 Feb 2019 | Oceania

Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has been appointed by Alinta Energy as its EPC partner for the construction of West Australia’s biggest wind farm by mid-2020.

Entergy breaks ground on 993MW power plant in Texas

18 Feb 2019 | North America

Entergy Texas has broken ground on the Montgomery County Power Station (MCPS), the company’s first power plant in 40 years, in Texas.

L&T Construction wins contracts across three business segments

15 Feb 2019 | Asia

L&T Construction, theconstruction arm of L&T, has won significant contracts across its Power Transmission and Distribution (PT&D) and Water and Effluent Treatment business segments and a large contract across its Buildings and Factories business unit.

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