Category Archives: Energy, Gas & Oil

Energy, Gas & Oil Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

A New Standard in Fuel Consumption With Scania’s New Generation Euro 6 V8 Engines

Södertälje, Sweden, 12-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Scania is introducing a new generation of Euro 6 V8 engines that represent a new standard in fuel consumption. The engines, which are available at 520, 580 and 650 horsepower, can reduce fuel consumption by … Read the full press release

Ramboll to investigate the feasibility of replacing diesel by biogas on the railroads in Norway

Many Norwegian trains run on diesel, but biogas may be a green and cost-efficient alternative. Ramboll has been commissioned with a feasibility study. COPENHAGEN, 09-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Ramboll is carrying out a study for Norsk Gassforum – a collaboration between … Read the full press release

District energy project awarded DKK 500,000 by the Ramboll Foundation

COPENHAGEN, 09-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A transatlantic knowledge sharing project for district energy has been awarded DKK 500,000 by the Ramboll Foundation. The project will examine how to adapt modern Danish hot water solutions and introduce improved and safer district energy … Read the full press release

STX introduces turnkey solutions to the offshore wind market

Saint Nazaire Cedex, 08-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — With SeeOs, STX introduces turnkey solutions to the offshore wind market that will reduce energy costs by decreasing delivery time and saving CAPEX and OPEX costs. SeeOs is a scalable solution for offshore … Read the full press release

Eni and GSE partner to analyze the environmental and socio-economic impacts of “Progetto Italia”

Eni’s CEO, Claudio Descalzi, and GSE’s President, Francesco Sperandini have signed the Memorandum of Understanding signed to analyze the environmental and socio-economic impacts of “Progetto Italia”, through which Eni is regenerating unused brownfield sites in the Country. ROME, 08-Jun-2017 — … Read the full press release

Wood Group to provide insulation installation services to the UK Royal Navy’s Astute class submarines

ABERDEEN, 08-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Wood Group has been awarded a new industrial services contract by BAE Systems Submarines. Effective immediately, the two-year contract is to provide insulation installation services to the UK Royal Navy’s Astute class submarines based in Barrow-in-Furness, … Read the full press release

Six Henkel production sites in Europe certified for the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) Supply Chain Certification Standard

Commitment to promoting sustainability in the palm oil industry Düsseldorf, Germany, 07-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Six Henkel production sites in Europe have received certificates for operating in line with the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) Supply Chain Certification Standard in … Read the full press release

CLH Group oil products deliveries to the Spanish market exceeded 3.3 million cubic metres in May 2017

MADRID, 06-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Deliveries of oil products from CLH Group facilities to the Spanish market during May exceeded 3.3 million cubic metres, 2.7% more than in the same period of the previous year after correction of the seasonal effect. … Read the full press release

Telenor survey: Asian youth most passionate for education, climate change and global warming

New digital survey reveals surprising attitudes among Asian youth, including views on how best to empower youth leaders and the role of technology in supporting social causes and promoting Peace. FORNEBU, 06-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Telenor Group today released the findings … Read the full press release

ABB to showcase advance sensor measurement for smart grids at CIRED 2017

ZURICH, 05-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The pioneering technology leader, ABB, will present papers on the latest sensor technology. The sensors are an advanced solution for measuring currents and voltages, and a perfect solution to evolutionary market trends.The advance sensor measurement for … Read the full press release

LUKOIL: second-stage facilities at Yuri Korchagin field in Caspian Sea

MOSCOW, 05-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — LUKOIL continues the construction of second-stage facilities at Yuri Korchagin field, in the northern part of the Caspian Sea. A jacket for the wellhead platform was delivered to the site and installed at the destination point, … Read the full press release

China’s State Power Investment Corporation (SPIC) visited the University of Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, 05-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A senior delegation from the State Power Investment Corporation (SPIC) of China visited the University of Birmingham to explore collaboration in energy storage and other energy technologies. One of the top five power generators in China … Read the full press release

Pöyry completed its Owner’s Engineer services assignment for B. Grimm Power (WHA)1 in Thailand

Pöyry has recently completed its Owner’s Engineer services assignment for B. Grimm Power (WHA)1, a co-generation power plant project of B. Grimm Power, Thailand’s fastest growing independent power producer. HELSINKI, 02-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — B. Grimm Power (WHA)1 power station … Read the full press release

Airbus the first aircraft manufacturer to deliver new jets using a blend of sustainable jet fuel

15 A350 XWB deliveries already dispatched to Cathay Pacific all with jet fuel blend TOULOUSE, 02-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Showing its strong commitment towards eco-efficiency, Airbus becomes the first aircraft manufacturer to offer its customers the option of delivering new jets … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce’s next generation Energy Management System has been launched

DERBY, 01-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce has launched the next generation of its Energy Management (EM) System. The system will allow customers to reduce energy usage, fuel consumption and operating costs whilst supporting environmental compliance and providing performance information that … Read the full press release

ENGIE acquires Swedish specialist of onboard communications solutions for public transport Icomera

La Défense, France, 01-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ENGIE announces the acquisition through its subsidiary ENGIE Ineo of the Swedish company Icomera, specialist of onboard communications solutions for public transport. Icomera’s consolidation fully complements the strategy of transformation of ENGIE, the energy … Read the full press release

Shell completes sale of all its in-situ and undeveloped oil sands interests in Canada

Calgary, Canada, 01-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal Dutch Shell plc today announces the completion of two previously announced agreements by Shell Canada Energy, Shell Canada Limited and Shell Canada Resources (“Shell”) that will see Shell sell all its in-situ and undeveloped … Read the full press release

Shell completes sale of its Australian aviation business to Viva Energy Australia for approximately US$ 250 million

THE HAGUE, 01-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Following regulatory approval, Shell has completed the sale of its Australian aviation business (“Shell Aviation Australia Pty Ltd”) to Viva Energy Australia Pty Ltd (“Viva Energy”) for a total transaction value of approximately US$ 250 … Read the full press release

TS EMEA to Exhibit at AEGPL 2017 with NextGen Mobility Solutions On Hand

TS EMEA will present its NextGen enterprise software at the AEGPL Congress on 21-22 June 2017, in Lisbon, Portugal Tulsa, USA, 31-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — TS EMEA, a provider of logistics and mobility software solutions, announced that it will present … Read the full press release

eRamp energy efficiency project is coming to a close

Joint press release by the “eRamp” research project partners Munich and Dresden, Germany, 30-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — One of the most important European research projects for energy efficiency, “eRamp”, is coming to a close. Over the past three years, 26 partners … Read the full press release

Neoen, Schneider Electric sign 750 MW Conext SmartGenTM multi-year framework agreement on three continents

Rueil-Malmaison (France), 29-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Neoen, the premier French independent power producer and Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, have signed a 750 MW Conext SmartGenTM multi-year framework agreement on three continents. The scope includes: conversion … Read the full press release

WindEurope and RenewableUK join forces to host Offshore Wind Energy 2017 from June 6-8, London

BRUSSELS, 26-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Offshore Wind Energy 2017, the globe’s largest dedicated offshore wind event ever, is just around the corner! Thousands of delegates, exhibitors, and visitors will be heading to London’s magnificent ExCeL Centre from June 6-8 for what promises to … Read the full press release

8,500 Iberdrola employees to benefit from the signing of the 7th Collective Agreement

The over 1,000 staff of Iberdrola’s engineering subsidiary will now benefit from the same conditions as the rest of the workforce  The company continues to promote flexible working hours, enabling reconciliation of home and work life, and to review salaries … Read the full press release

DONG Energy to sell DONG E&P A/S to INEOS for DKK 7.0 billion

​DONG Energy has today agreed to divest the entire share capital of DONG E&P A/S to INEOS for an unconditional payment of USD 1,050 million (DKK 7.0 billion) on a cash and debt free basis, a contingent payment of USD … Read the full press release

Cure Afvalbeheer and DONG Energy form joint venture company

A joint venture agreement forms the framework for further analysis of the possibility of a REnescience plant in the Netherlands. FREDERICIA, 25-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Dutch company Cure Afvalbeheer and DONG Energy have just signed a joint venture agreement. With … Read the full press release

LOC Group to carry out marine warranty surveying (MWS) services on the 60MW test phase of Korea’s Southwest Offshore Windfarm Project

LOC Korea will provide MWS services for the test phase of the Southwest Offshore Windfarm Project, being built by Korea Offshore Wind Power SEOUL, South Korea, 24-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading international marine and engineering consultancy LOC Group has been retained … Read the full press release

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) advised Panoro Energy ASA on its deal with BW Energy Gabon

LONDON, 22-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has advised Panoro Energy ASA on the sale by its Gabon subsidiary of a 25% working interest in the Dussafu Production Sharing Contract offshore Gabon to BW Energy Gabon … Read the full press release

SENER honoured for Kathu Solar Park Complex, Bokpoort CSP Power Plant at African Utility Week Power Awards

Getxo, Spain, 22-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading engineering and construction company SENER, as part of the consortium for the turnkey construction of the 100MW Kathu Solar Park Complex, has been judged as having delivered “The Deal of the Year” at the … Read the full press release

Glasgow-based charity Quarriers Mavisbank Respite Centre wins Local Heroes online competition

Quarriers Mavisbank Respite Centre wins a free DIY makeover Competition received more than 1,600 votes from the public Makeover to mark launch of new online tradesman service ‘Local Heroes’ in Glasgow WINDSOR, 19-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Glasgow-based Quarriers Mavisbank Respite … Read the full press release

DNV GL will work with stakeholders from across the wind industry on Joint Industry Project

A new recommended practice will provide industry guidance on optimal collection and assessment of site conditions which will lead to time, cost and risk reduction in offshore wind farm designing HAMBURG, 18-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV GL invites industry partners to … Read the full press release