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  • Large–Scale Solar Shines in Queensland During Record Year

    Queensland is leading the national charge towards a record year for the large-scale solar industry, Clean Energy Council Chief Executive Kane Thornton said in launching the 2018 Large-scale Solar Industry Forum in Brisbane.   Mr Thornton said 20 projects were actively under construction, would soon…

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  • ExxonMobil plans 15% decrease in methane emissions

    ExxonMobil has reported greenhouse gas reduction measures which are expected to decrease its methane emissions by 15% and flaring by 25% by 2020.   Efficiency improvements in its refining and chemical manufacturing facilities also are planned.   The company has spent more than US$9 billion…

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  • BP success in 30th Offshore Licensing Round

    BP has been awarded seven licences, five as operator and two as partner, in the 30th Offshore Licensing Round, announced by the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA).   The BP-operated licences are the Skua field adjacent to BP’s Marnock field, which is part of the…

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  • Equinor orders seawater sulphate handling system for Castberg wells

    The SUEZ/Halvorsen TEC consortium will deliver a seawater sulphate removal unit (SRU) system to Equinor’s Johan Castberg project in the Barents Sea, after completing a year-long front-end engineering and design (FEED) study.   Johan Castberg, 100 kilometre (62 mi)le north of the Snøhvit field, is…

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  • North Sea Offshore 2018: Programme announced

    “Energy Transition and the North Sea” is the theme of the fourth edition of North Sea Offshore to be held on the 7th June in Den Helder.   The North Sea and her surrounding ports offer vast opportunities in a rapidly changing energy climate. Thanks…

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  • Iranian Caspian reserves rising, report suggests

    Results from ORG’s recent studies of four exploration blocks in the Iranian sector of the Caspian Sea look promising, according to a report by news service Shana.   “If the Norwegian company’s estimates of hydrocarbon deposits in the southern part of the Caspian Sea are…

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