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  • Jacobs Wins Two Czech Republic Nuclear Contracts

    Jacobs has won two new contracts to support the Czech nuclear sector with radioactive waste management services.   National utility CEZ has selected Jacobs’ SIAL® geopolymer encapsulation technology to safely solidify 250 metric tons of low and intermediate-level radioactive sludge at the Dukovany Nuclear Power Plant….

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  • Blinken Meets Ukraine Official, Warns Russia on NatGas Supplies

    The United States is watching for signs that Russia may be using energy as a political tool in Europe’s energy crunch, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said, adding that Washington was committed to take appropriate action, along with Germany, if Moscow were to take that…

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  • Gazprom nearing completion of Far East natural gas pipeline

    OAO Gazprom is nearing completion of a project to expand the Sakhalin–Khabarovsk–Vladivostok gas trunkline between Komsomolsk-on-Amur and Khabarovsk in Russia’s Far East.   About 376 of 390.8 km of the linear section (including backup strings and submerged crossings) have been welded, laid, and backfilled. Construction…

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  • Asking Africa to Leave Oil in Ground Sparks Debate

    On the waterfront of Cape Town in South Africa this week, one of the thorniest parts of the debate about climate change has been playing out in real time.   Oil ministers from across the continent, in town for Africa Energy Week, encountered small protests…

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  • GlobalData: The drive behind China’s LNG regasification additions

    China is expected to drive LNG regasification capacity additions in Asia between 2021 and 2025, contributing approximately 36% of the region’s total capacity additions by 2025.   Ever-increasing natural gas demand, need to reduce carbon emissions, and liberalisation of the domestic gas market (leading to…

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  • US Republicans Renew Push to Sanction Nord Stream 2 Pipeline

    A group of US Senate Republicans said this week they had introduced legislation which would impose mandatory sanctions on Nord Stream 2, a Russian-backed natural gas pipeline which opponents believe would be harmful to US allies in Europe.   The six lawmakers, led by Senator Jim Risch, the…

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