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Al Hassan Engineering Company said it has been awarded a RO38-million ($98 million) construction contract by Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Company (Orpic) for its $3.6-billion plastic project coming up in Liwa region. The contract was awarded by CCJV, a joint venture between energy infrastructure major Chicago Bridge &…

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Saipem and Siemens have signed a Joint Development Agreement aimed at qualifying and promoting an open standard Subsea Control Systems for Saipem’s Subsea Bus architecture based on Siemens Subsea DigiGrid. Siemens, a world leader in electrification and digitalization, will, through its Subsea entity, support Saipem in realizing the Saipem Subsea…

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Envirol, a joint venture initiative between Dubai Municipality and Blue (a member of Alserkal Group), has revealed plans to expand and upgrade its current recycling facilities in Dubai, UAE. The announcement was made today (March 22), during a ground-breaking ceremony for the expansion at the Envirol Recycling Plant in Al…

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GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) and Bechtel today announced the formation of an alliance to offer decommissioning and dismantlement services for nuclear power plants in Germany and Sweden. The two companies have more than 100 years of combined nuclear industry experience and through the alliance will provide a full range…

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Dominion, an energy company that also owns Dominion Carolina Gas Transmission, an interstate natural gas pipeline firm located in Columbia, is establishing a new solar farm operation in Jasper County, South Carolina. The company is expected to invest at least $100 million in the project, creating one of the largest…

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Oman Oil Company (OOC) owned Oxea, a global manufacturer of oxo intermediates and oxo derivatives, will build a major propanol unit adjoining its existing complex in Texas, US, said a report. The world-scale plant, dubbed ‘Propanol-2’, will boost Oxea’s propanol production capacity by around 100,000 metric tonnes/year, and its propionaldehyde…

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Japan-based NTN Corporation, together with Takao Kogyo Co., Ltd. and Neturen Co., Ltd. will construct the second plant of NTK Precision Axle Corporation, as part of a joint-venture in Anderson, Indiana. According to company officials the $15 million, more than 1.74 million square foot, plant is needed to increase production…

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The European Commission said on Monday it had cleared General Electric Co's (GE.N) $1.65 billion acquisition of Danish rotor blade maker LM Wind Power as the merged entity would continue to face effective competition in Europe. General Electric produces onshore and offshore wind turbines, but only has a relatively small…

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ABB’s Packaging group won a new order from Mitsubishi Heavy Industries America (MHIA) for four E-Houses to be supplied in 2017 and 2018. The E-Houses are for a large petrochemical expansion project. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Source: Texas leads the nation in energy production, primarily from…

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EDF Luminus, the second largest player in the Belgian energy market, has ordered wind turbines at Siemens Wind Power for two projects located in the Belgian municipalities of Dessel and Mol as well as in Beveren. The nine 3.2 megawatt (MW) machines of the Siemens D3 product platform will be…

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