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  • Acteon supporting Calvados wind farm construction offshore France

    Saipem has contracted Acteon to provide casing installation and drilling support for construction of the 450-MW Calvados wind farm offshore Courseulles-sur-Mer on France’s Normandy coast.   Although Acteon subsidiary LDD, a specialist in foundations and cables, signed the contract, the group’s integrated solutions (AIS) team…

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  • Zeeland Refinery lets contract for decarbonisation project

    Dutch refiner Zeeland Refinery NV, a joint venture of TotalEnergies SE and PJSC Lukoil, has let a contract to a division of Air Liquide SA to deliver carbon capture and liquefaction technology for a new plant to be built as part of a decarbonisation project…

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  • Will Chevron Divest Canada Oil Sands Asset?

    Chevron Corporation would consider selling its 20% stake in a Canadian oil sands mine as its faces investor pressure to do more to curb emissions and fight climate change.   The oil producer’s stake in Canadian Natural Resources Ltd’s Athabasca oil sands project generates “pretty…

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  • Danes repeal Baltic Pipe environmental permit

    The Danish Environmental and Food Appeals Board has ruled to repeal the permit for the onshore part of the Baltic Pipe gas pipeline, which the Danish Environmental Protection Agency granted in July 2019.   According to the appeals board, the permit from the Environmental Protection…

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  • Eurotank Amsterdam invests in biofuel storage

    Eurotank Amsterdam (ETA, part of VTTI) is investing in the conversion of its gas oil tanks, making them suitable for storing biofuels, mixed biofuels and hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO), following a successful pilot project.   The project will realise a total capacity of 75 000…

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  • How One Swedish Solar Business Plans To Take The Globe By Storm

    Stockholm-based Soltech Energy is snatching up roofers and electricians and then “sprinkling” in a little solar power. And the publicly-traded venture is growing like a weed.   Chief Executive Stefan Ölander says that his young adult children are finally giving him a pat on the…

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  • Fire Breaks Out at Tehran Oil Refinery

    A huge fire broke out at an oil refinery in the southern part of the Iranian capital Tehran on the 2nd June, Iranian state media reported, saying there were so far no reports of casualties.   Iran’s semi-official Tasnim news agency said all operations had…

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  • Okea to develop Hasselmus gas discovery

    Draugen licence operator Okea ASA and partners Petoro AS and Neptune Energy Norge AS have made the decision to develop the Norwegian Sea Hasselmus gas discovery.   Hasselmus will be the first tie-back to the Draugen production platform and will add over 4,000 boe/d to…

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