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  • Consortium to deliver cables for Leucate floating wind farm

    Réseau de Transport d’Électricité has awarded the SDI and JDR Cables consortium an EPCI contract for the 66kV dynamic cables which will connect the Leucate floating wind farm to the power grid.   The 30-MW wind farm is currently being developed by Les Eoliennes Flottantes…

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  • Solar Technology: Taking a Better Tack with Trackers

    Module mounting structures for solar PV systems are mostly found in two flavours: fixed-tilt and tracking. While fixed-tilt systems require lower capital expenditure, need less maintenance and are more reliable, tracking systems can increase the energy yield of a project by increasing the irradiation received…

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  • BP Sets Onshore Flaring Deadline

    BP reported on the 18th April that it aims to achieve zero routine flaring in its US onshore operations by 2025.   The company contends that a new electrified central oil, gas, and water handling facility near Orla, Texas, will help it to make strides…

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  • Billionaire aims for South Africa prize as Azinam closes farm-out

    Azinam Limited and Panoro Energy have received governmental approval and closed the previously announced farm-out agreement on Block 2B offshore South Africa with Africa Energy.   In 2020, Panoro and Azinam signed farm-out agreements with a subsidiary of Africa Energy Corporation, which is part of…

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  • Digital system cuts costs of Gazprom Neft’s Arctic operations

    Gazprom Neft’s ‘Kapitan’ Arctic digital logistics control system delivered a RUB900,000 (US$11,832) economic benefit in 2019-2020.   Unit costs per metric ton of Arctic oil exported were 12% lower compared with pre-deployment costs, the company claimed.   Benefits included optimised tanker operation costs, through selecting the most viable routes;…

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  • Axens to support Basrah Refinery Upgrading Project

    French-based Axens — part of the IFP Energies Nouvelles group — has said it is pleased to continue working with JGC Corporation on the Basrah Refinery Upgrading Project. Earlier this month, Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi laid the foundation stone for the US$4 billion-project.   In…

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