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

Alfa Laval joins initiative to accelerate shipping industry’s decarbonization

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 24-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval joins initiative aimed to get zero-emission vessels into operation by 2030. The ‘Getting to Zero Coalition’ is a partnership between the Global Maritime Forum, the Friends of Ocean action, and the … Read the full press release

ENGIE and EDPR combine expertise and capabilities on offshore wind

(PRESS RELEASE) LA DÉFENSE, France, 24-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — ENGIE announces 50/50 joint-venture (JV) agreement with EDPR (edp renewables), bringing together the industrial expertise and development capacity of both companies in fixed and floating offshore wind. The agreement follows the … Read the full press release

First installation of De Nora’s latest generation of advanced electrode package for water electrolysis

First installation of De Nora's latest generation of advanced electrode package for water electrolysis

De Nora electrodes will be installed into the largest GREEN HYDROGEN plant in Europe (PRESS RELEASE) MILAN, 23-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — De Nora announced it has been selected to deliver electrodes to the largest ZERO – CARBON HYDROGEN PLANT in … Read the full press release

20,000 new charging points for electric vehicles to be provided by Total in Netherlands

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 22-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Total has entered into an agreement in which the oil and gas company will install and operate 20,000 new public charging points in the three provinces of The Netherlands, namely North-Holland, Flevoland, and … Read the full press release

Centrica champions on climate change disclosure

(PRESS RELEASE) WINDSOR, UK, 21-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Multinational energy and services Centrica proves itself once again to be the world leader for strategic action on climate change, said by CDP Worldwide. Based on the climate change report in 2019 … Read the full press release

Hydro: Contemporary, Greener building for Ticon

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 20-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — MODERN TICON BUILDING – The historic Ticon Building in Drammen, Norway has undergone modernization integrating Hydro’s low-carbon recycled CIRCAL aluminum but retaining its original architectural design. The Ticon Building, built in 1963, has … Read the full press release

Fortum supports its battery business with the acquisition of Crisolteq

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 17-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Fortum strengthens its position in the recycling of high value materials in Europe with the acquisition of 100 percent shareholding in Crisolteq, a Finnish specialist in recycling valuable metals in lithium-ion batteries. This … Read the full press release

CMC Poland signs 10-Year contract with Statkraft

(PRESS RELEASE) ZAWIERCIE / AMSTERDAM, 17-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Statkraft, a hydropower company, has joined forces with Commercial Metals Company Poland (CMC) signing a 10-year financial Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) providing 20 percent fixed-rate for CMC Poland starting in 2021. … Read the full press release

Elering becomes a member of the European Network For Cyber Security to enhance Estonia’s energy grid cybersecurity

Elering becomes a member of the European Network For Cyber Security to enhance Estonia's energy grid cybersecurity

(PRESS RELEASE) THE HAGUE, 16-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — European Network for Cyber Security (ENCS) welcomes its newest member – Elering, Estonia’s national Transmission System Operator (TSO) for electricity and natural gas. By joining ENCS, Elering will help strengthen the energy … Read the full press release

Chinese petrochemical plant to use highly energy-efficient Alfa Laval Packinox heat exchangers

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, Sweden, 14-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval to supply Alfa Laval Packinox heat exchangers to a petrochemical plant in China. The order is worth approximately EUR 12 million (SEK 125 million) of which around EUR 6 million … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval to supply heat exchangers that can withstand high pressure and temperatures for a refinery in Russia

Alfa Laval to supply heat exchangers that can withstand high pressure and temperatures for a refinery in Russia

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 9-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling Alfa Laval has announced it will deliver OLMI heat exchangers for a refinery located in Russia in an order worth approximately SEK … Read the full press release

Valmet’s 2019–2022 R&D programme gets EUR 50 million funding from NIB

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 9-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — NIB to finance Finnish Valmet Oyj’s research and development (R&D) activities in 2019–2022. The EUR 50 million loan will mature in ten years. Valmet’s 2019–2022 R&D investment programme focuses on performance and investment … Read the full press release

Swissgrid records capital increase and changes to its articles of incorporation

Swissgrid records capital increase and changes to its articles of incorporation

(PRESS RELEASE) AARAU, 8-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Swissgrid has announced it has made an entry into the commercial register for a capital increase and amendments to the articles of incorporation. The entry, which has been recorded on 6 January 2020, … Read the full press release

50Hertz welcomes Sylvia Borcherding to its management board

(PRESS RELEASE) BERLIN, 2-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Transmission system operator 50Hertz increases its management board members to five with the appointment of Sylvia Borcherding on 1 January 2020. The 50Hertz supervisory board has decided on the appointment on 19 September … Read the full press release

LUKOIL scores Best oil and gas IT project at 2019’s ComNews Awards

LUKOIL scores Best oil and gas IT project at 2019's ComNews Awards. On the photo: Южный ягун.

(PRESS RELEASE) MOSCOW, 27-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — LUKOIL has just announced its integrated production modelling, used for commercial operation at the company’s West Siberian assets has been named the winner of the ComNews 2019 award for Best oil and gas … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä inaugurates 58 MW gas power plant in Papua New Guinea

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 18-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Technology group Wärtsilä inaugurates the first ever utility-scale gas engine project in Papua New Guinea which was attended by the Hon. James Marape, Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea on 6 December 2019. … Read the full press release

AFRY joins collaboration on biomass project in Papua New Guinea

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 17-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — A new partnership has been formed to raise awareness of the importance of developing renewable energy initiatives in Papua New Guinea (PNG). The parties involved are Oil Search, one of Papua New Guinea’s … Read the full press release

Vestas to implement site specific and cost optimised solutions to Akuo Energy’s wind projects in Poland

(PRESS RELEASE) HAMBURG, 12-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Vestas announces a 132 MW order from a worldwide player in Renewable Energy, Akuo Energy. The order is for the wind projects Wielowies, located in southern Poland and EP 44 and Gniew, located … Read the full press release

Vodafone reduces its plastic waste with the roll out of new initiatives

(PRESS RELEASE) BERKSHIRE, UK, 6-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Vodafone replaces the standard credit card-sized SIM holder with a new half-sized format as part of its commitment to reduce its use of all non-essential plastics. This move reduces the amount of … Read the full press release

Fortum-Rusnano wind investment fund starts a 50-megawatt (MW) wind power project in the Rostov region, Russia

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 5-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Fortum-Rusnano wind investment fund announced it is taking on its fifth project out of the total 1,823 MW awarded to the fund in the Russian wind auction during 2017 and 2018. The … Read the full press release

Neptune Energy begins seismic surveys in Petrel field located in the Bonaparte Basin of Australia

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 4-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Neptune Energy makes its first substantial investment in Petrel for five years with the start of seismic surveys in the extensive Petrel field, located in the Bonaparte Basin of Australia. The study will … Read the full press release

Meridiam and Urbaser sign new contract for a major waste-to-energy plant in Poland

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 2-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Meridiam and Urbaser to develop, build and operate a waste-to-energy plant in north-eastern Poland. The Public Private Partnership contract was signed with the public utility in charge of district heating supply in the … Read the full press release

Crafting qualifications to accelerate adoption of Additive Manufacturing

The first diplomas awarded for the new harmonized qualification system for AM developed by EWF will contribute to a faster adoption of this key enabling technology and ensure the future of European industrial competitiveness (PRESS RELEASE) PORTO SALVO, Portugal, 28-Nov-2019 … Read the full press release

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy launches new Siemens Gamesa DD Flex concept and the SG 11.0-193 DD Flex offshore wind turbine at the WindEurope Offshore 2019 Conference & Exhibition

(PRESS RELEASE) Zamudio, Vizcaya, Spain, 26-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) unveiled its new Siemens Gamesa DD Flex concept and the SG 11.0-193 DD Flex offshore wind turbine at the WindEurope Offshore 2019 Conference & Exhibition. Built … Read the full press release

Capgemini earns Net-Zero Energy – Platinum certification for its Export Promotion Industrial Park campus in Bangalore

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 21-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini‘s Bangalore EPIP (Export Promotion Industrial Park) campus receive the Net-Zero Energy – Platinum certification from the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC). It is the first corporate campus in India to receive this … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce wins multi-million euros contract to provide safety I&C systems for the Nuclear Power Generation Laboratory in Brazil

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 21-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce to provide safety Instrumentation & Control (I&C) systems for the Nuclear Power Generation Laboratory (LABGENE), located in São Paulo, Brazil. LABGENE is currently under construction and which will be operated by the … Read the full press release

EDF becomes a leader in battery storage in the UK with the acquisition of British start up Pivot Power

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 4-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — EDF Group acquires battery storage and infrastructure for electric vehicle charging specialist, Pivot Power. EDF, already the largest low carbon electricity producer in the UK, becomes a leader in battery storage with this … Read the full press release

NIB and Westra Wermlands Sparbank to improve access to financing for SMEs in western Sweden with new loan programme

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 31-Oct-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — NIB and Westra Wermlands Sparbank sign seven-year loan programme of SEK 300 million (EUR 27.8 million) to help small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) and environmental projects in western Sweden. This will improve … Read the full press release

DNV GL to ensure compliance for the new infrastructure for Equinor’s Bay du Nord oil field project

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 28-Oct-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV GL awarded the Certifying Authority and Classification contract for the new infrastructure to be built for Equinor’s Bay du Nord oil field project. DNV GL will oversee design review activities and site … Read the full press release

Eni: gas and condensate production starts at Obiafu 41 in Nigeria

(PRESS RELEASE) MILAN, 23-Oct-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni has announced it begun production of gas and condensate from the Obiafu 41 discovery in the Niger Delta. According to the company the gas from this discovery will mainly be delivered to … Read the full press release