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Top Turbine Makers to Spend $2.6bln on R&D

Jul 25, 2019

Research and development (R&D) expenses among the world's top ten wind turbine manufacturers are expected to exceed $2.6 billion by 2023.The  R&D expenses more than doubled in the last four years, reaching $1.8m in 2018, as demand grows for ever-bigger on- and offshore models…

China to Overtake Japan in LNG Imports

Jul 24, 2019

Japan could lose its position as the world’s top LNG importer to China as early as 2022, said a new report by consultancy group Wood Mackenzie.By then, LNG imports in Japan are expected to decline 12 per cent to 72.8 million tonnes per annum (mmtpa) compared to 2018…

Beach Energy to Boost Drilling Spend

Jul 24, 2019

Beach Energy, Australia's third-largest independent oil and gas producer, ended the 2019 financial year more cashed up than expected and plans to step up spending on drilling while keeping an eye out for acquisitions, its boss said on Wednesday…

Repsol Profit Beats Estimates

Jul 24, 2019

Spanish energy company Repsol trimmed its full-year earnings outlook on Wednesday as lower oil prices and refining margins weighed on profits, but a share buy-back and better than expected results bolstered its stock.Repsol proposed buying and cancelling 5% of its outstanding shares…

UK-Denmark Subsea Power Cable Gig Awarded

Jul 24, 2019

The Italian electric power transmission specialists Prysmian, German multinational conglomerate Siemens and Swedish cable manufacturer have secured contracts worth a total 1.1 billion euros ($1.2 billion) to build the world’s longest subsea power cable…

LDA Wins French Offshore Wind Work

Jul 24, 2019

French maritime firm Louis Dreyfus Armateurs (LDA) Group announced that its subsidiary Louis Dreyfus TravOcean has signed its first contract related to the development of offshore windfarms in France.The transport and logistics company said that the contract for supply…

Qatargas Delivers First Q-Flex LNG Cargo

Jul 23, 2019

The world’s largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) producer Qatargas Operating Company Limited (Qatargas) has delivered the first LNG cargo onboard a Q-Flex vessel to Greece’s Revithoussa LNG terminal.Doha-based global energy operator said in a…

Last Yamal LNG Arctic Ships on Sea Trials

Jul 22, 2019

The last of 15 Arc7-classed tankers ordered for the liquefied natural gas (LNG) production plant Yamal LNG in Russia's Arctic north are undergoing sea trials around a South Korean shipyard, Refinitiv Eikon shipping data showed on Monday.The…

Offshore wind: One-stop power conversion

Jul 22, 2019

With the United States and China about to start their respective offshore wind build-ups, grid operators wondering about the efficiency of their turbines or the emissions-areas compliance of their wind-service vessels will be warmed to know there’s someone they can talk to…

Kawasaki Begins Hydrogen Project

Jul 22, 2019

Japanese public multinational corporation Kawasaki Heavy Industries and its subsidiary company based in Melbourne Hydrogen Engineering Australia announced commencement of construction work to build the Hydrogen Liquefaction and Loading Terminal…

Canada's FortisBC to Export LNG to China

Jul 19, 2019

FortisBC Energy Inc will export Canadian LNG produced by its small-scale LNG terminal in British Columbia to China starting in 2021.The Canadian natural gas utility, which has operated its Tilbury LNG plant since 1971, said in a press release that it has signed a two-year contract to ship 53…

Van Oord Completes Foundation for EA1

Jul 19, 2019

Dutch maritime contracting company Van Oord has installed the last jacket foundation for offshore wind farm East Anglia ONE (EA1) and delivered it to client ScottishPower Renewables.Van Oord was in charge of the transportation and installation…

New York Awards Offshore Wind Contracts

Jul 18, 2019

New York on Thursday awarded two major offshore wind contracts to Norway's Equinor and a joint venture between Denmark's Orsted and U.S. utility Eversource, procuring more of the renewable power than it had planned as part of Governor Andrew Cuomo's ambitious plan to slash greenhouse gas emissions…

IMO2020: The Rise of Bulk Liquid Hydrogen in Norway

Jul 16, 2019

Imagine a power distribution network where excess renewable energy from hydropower, wind, solar, and nuclear energy is converted to hydrogen and used as transportation fuel in the maritime industry. With the allure of a zero emissions fuel,…

Sparrows Secures Vendor Approval from Aramco

Jul 16, 2019

Aberdeen-based equipment and integrated engineering services company Sparrows Group said it has bolstered its position in Saudi Arabia after securing vendor approval status from national oil company Saudi Aramco.The approval allows recently formed local entity…

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