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Neste signs new distribution agreement for its premium-grade NEXBASE(TM) Group III base oils in Greater China

ESPOO, 23-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste has signed a new distribution agreement concerning its premium-grade NEXBASE(TM) Group III base oils in Greater China with Brenntag (Shanghai) Enterprise Management Company Limited. Brenntag will start distributing Neste’s base oils in Greater China from 1 … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä will provide additional generating capacity to the local electricity grid on Azores Islands

HELSINKI, 22-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä will provide additional generating capacity to the local electricity grid in the Portuguese administered Azores Islands. A new 10 MW extension to the existing Belo Jardim power plant on the island of … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä and Saudi Arabia-based Najran Cement Company renew the three-year asset management agreement for Najran’s installations in Sultana and Akfah in Saudi Arabia

HELSINKI, 22-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä and Saudi Arabia-based Najran Cement Company continue their co-operation by renewing the three-year asset management agreement for Najran Cement Company’s installations in Sultana and Akfah in Saudi Arabia. Wärtsilä will continue to ensure … Read the full press release

Iberdrola agreed to convene the company’s 2018 Annual General Meeting (AGM) for 13th of April

Shareholders will vote on the execution of two new capital increases. This means they may choose between receiving their dividend in cash or as fully paid-up shares through the new ‘Iberdrola Flexible Remuneration’ Programme Bilbao, Spain, 22-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — During today’s … Read the full press release

Iberdrola receives the Stadium Cup award for its special contribution to promoting sports activities

The company has received the Stadium Cup, an annual award for the person or organisation that has made a special contribution to promoting sports activities  Iberdrola supports 15 national federations striving to promote and increase the participation of women in … Read the full press release

Iberdrola’s plans for 2018-2022: Ebitda will be between €11.5 billion and €12 billion at the end of the period

Bilbao, Spain, 22-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Ignacio Galán, the group’s Chairman, said: “Overall, the plan we are presenting today is fully consistent with our strategy over recent years, while seizing the opportunities provided by the new digital environment. In essence, it is … Read the full press release

Jan De Nul Group: The first Gravity Based Foundation for Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm installed in Denmark

Aalst, Belgium, 20-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — This weekend, the first Gravity Based Foundation for the offshore wind farm Kriegers Flak was installed in Denmark, another milestone in this project. It concerns a 8,000 tonnes GBF which was floated off the … Read the full press release

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) exclusive supplier for the wind turbines for what will be the world’s biggest offshore wind farm

We have selected Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) as exclusive supplier for the wind turbines for Hornsea Project Two, which will be the world’s biggest offshore wind farm when operational in 2022. Fredericia, Denmark, 20-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The project will … Read the full press release

Centrica plc rolls out its distributed energy and power proposition in North America

We’re launching our distributed energy and power proposition in North America under the new Centrica Business Solutions banner. WINDSOR, 15-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Centrica plc has today launched its distributed energy and power proposition in North America under the new Centrica Business … Read the full press release

Centrica launches online-only electricity service for SMEs

Centrica ramps up competition by launching its first low cost, online-only electricity product for SMEs WINDSOR, 15-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Centrica has launched British Gas Lite – a new electricity service that supplies smart meters and is entirely online. Centrica identified … Read the full press release

McKesson Europe’s first Europe-wide Corporate Responsibility Report: Creating value. Reducing impact

STUTTGART, 15-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — McKesson Europe has published its first Europe-wide Corporate Responsibility Report in accordance with the international Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) guidelines: The company provides insights into its sustainable handling of economic and ecological resources and informs readers … Read the full press release

WEF, Bain & Company report calls for the urgent integration of urban-energy-mobility patterns to accelerate the ability of cities to meet climate goals

A new approach to electric mobility is needed to stimulate economic growth and reduce carbon emissions, says new Forum report Electrified autonomous vehicles (AV) will revolutionize urban mobility by reducing travel costs by up to 40% and cut down CO2 … Read the full press release

Indra to install next-generation electricity microgrid at the Monash University campus in Australia

The company is designing and installing a next-generation electricity microgrid at the Monash University campus, Australia’s largest, to guarantee its sustainability and energy efficiency The microgrid is based on InGrid Active Grid Management (AGM), the IoT platform developed by Indra … Read the full press release

Eni: lean gas discovery in Block 6 Offshore Cyprus with Calypso 1 NFW

Eni has made a lean gas discovery in Block 6 Offshore Cyprus with Calypso 1 NFW. The well, which was drilled in 2,074 meters of water depth reaching a final total depth of 3,827 meters, encountered an extended gas column … Read the full press release

Eni signs two Exploration and Production Agreements for blocks offshore Lebanon

San Donato Milanese (Milan), 13-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni has signed two Exploration and Production Agreements (EPA) with the Republic of Lebanon covering Blocks 4 and 9, located in the deep waters offshore Lebanon. The agreements are the result of the … Read the full press release

New DNV GL centre in Singapore to advance the use of additive manufacturing (AM)

The new DNV GL centre will serve as an incubator and testbed for research and development of additive manufacturing technology for the oil & gas, offshore and marine (O&M) sector. SINGAPORE, 12-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The new centre, which is … Read the full press release

DNV GL selected as technical advisor to a group of institutional lenders with Walney Extension wind farm investment

Technical advisor’s due diligence enabled lenders to gain an understanding of the technical risk profile of the offshore wind project LONDON, 12-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV GL, the world’s largest independent energy advisory and certification body, secured a leading role as … Read the full press release

BP continues its support to the Renault Sport Formula One Team

BP Castrol extends sponsorship of Renault Sport Racing by at least five years LONDON, 09-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BP and Groupe Renault, through Renault Sport Racing, have today announced a significant strengthening of their relationship, which will see the global … Read the full press release

EDF through its subsidiary Cyclife wins nuclear decommissioning and radioactive waste management contract from SOGIN

PARIS, 09-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Cyclife, an EDF Group subsidiary, and SOGIN¹, the Italian public company in charge of decommissioning and waste management, have signed an agreement to the tune of 28 million Euros for the treatment of 1 800 … Read the full press release

EDF subsidiary Agregio announces exclusive framework aggregation contract with JP Energie Environnement

PARIS, 09-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Agregio is signing an exclusive framework aggregation contract for the projects being developed by JP Energie Environnement, a subsidiary of the Nass Group, which develops and runs wind farms and solar parks in France. JP … Read the full press release

Enel is the title sponsor of the world’s first fully-electric motorcycle circuit racing series FIM MotoE World Cup

The Group brings smart charging technology, advanced energy services, green energy to power the world’s first fully-electric motorcycle racing series  ROME, 07-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Enel will be the title sponsor of the upcoming FIM[1] MotoE World Cup, the world’s … Read the full press release

SSAB’s, LKAB’s and Vattenfall’s pilot plant for fossil-free steel project gets support from Swedish Energy Agency

STOCKHOLM, 06-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — SSAB’s, LKAB’s and Vattenfall’s pre-feasibility study is giving the green light for the fossil-free steel initiative, HYBRIT. For the first time in 1,000 years, there is an opportunity for a technology shift and, as early as … Read the full press release

Eni announces 65% operatorship in Block 24 in Cuenca Salina Basin in Mexico

Block 24 is the outcome of the fourth international competitive bid round called under “Ronda 2” by the National Hydrocarbon Commission, and allows Eni to build up and consolidate a new core area with significant operational synergies in the Country. … Read the full press release

New study shows that Oklahoma’s seismicity is strongly linked to fluid injection depth from the oil and gas industry

SOUTHAMPTON, 02-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A huge increase in the number of man-made earthquakes in Oklahoma, USA, is strongly linked to the depth at which wastewater from the oil and gas industry is injected into the ground, according to a … Read the full press release

CEA the only French research public organization ranked in the 2017 Clarivate Analytics Top 100 Global Innovator

PARIS, 01-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The CEA was named a 2017 Clarivate Analytics Top 100 Global Innovator. It is the only French research public organization to be ranked. The annual report highlights the most successful organizations in the world that are … Read the full press release

CLH Pipeline System Limited announces long-term throughput agreement with Phillips 66 Limited

MADRID, 31-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — CLH Pipeline System Limited (CLH-PS) and Phillips 66 Limited (Phillips 66) have entered into a long-term throughput contract to December 2033. Under the contract, which takes effect from 1 February 2018, Phillips 66 will continue to … Read the full press release

Hungarian team “Petronauts” wins the first place at MOL Group’s Freshhh 2017 competition

Freshhh is an international online competition for top students interested in the Oil & Gas industry Through Freshhh MOL aims to further engage with digital natives, offering them compelling potential career paths This year’s edition attracted 1,450 teams from nearly … Read the full press release

Global Power Synergy Public Company Limited (GPSC) awards Pöyry with an owner’s engineer services assignment for its gas-fired cogeneration power plant project in Rayong, Thailand

Vantaa, Finland, 29-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Global Power Synergy Public Company Limited (GPSC) has awarded Pöyry with an owner’s engineer services assignment for Central Utility Plant 4, Phase 1 (CUP4.1), a 48 MW, 140 t/h gas-fired cogeneration power plant project in Rayong, … Read the full press release

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy reports seven orders for Safe Harbor equipment during Calendar Year 2017 in U.S.

Seven PTC qualifying orders signed in CY 2017 totaling 318 MW, with capacity ranging between 29 MW and 76 MW Projects qualified include new installation and repowering Zamudio, Spain, 29-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has been awarded seven … Read the full press release

University of Nottingham: Energy Research Accelerator Chief Executive Gordon Waddington to leave at the end of March

NOTTINGHAM, 26-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Gordon Waddington, Chief Executive of the Energy Research Accelerator (ERA) has announced that he will be leaving his role at the end of March. Gordon was instrumental in establishing the Energy Research Accelerator in 2015, when … Read the full press release