Energy Projects

  • Sustainable aviation fuel takes off in European Union

    / 6 June /
    A new EU-backed project has been launched to demonstrate the first industrial-scale production and use of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) in Europe.    Biofuels Flightpath Initiative was launched 2011 to promote the market developmen...
  • Statoil to Step Up Offshore Norway Exploration

    / 21 November /
    Norway's Statoil (STO) will ramp up its search for oil and gas deposits on the Norwegian continental shelf next year, the company said on Friday.   "We are looking at drilling 25 to 30 wells in Norway in 2018.
  • BP awards Wood Group with EPC contract for Mad Dog 2 project

    / 14 March /
    Wood Group has again confirmed its strong relationship that will unite them to BP as it wins two new engineering contracts related to the development of Mad Dog phase 2 project.   Following the recently signed global services agreement with BP, Wood Group was then awarded the $4.
  • Hinkley Point C pylon scheme gets green light

    / 20 January /
    Plans to erect 140 pylons as part of a new powerline connecting Hinkley Point C to Avonmouth have been given the green light by the Department for Energy & Climate Change.   The new connection will carry 400,000 volts near numero...
  • £52m energy from waste plant given green light

    / 16 March /
    Final close has been reached today on a £51.6m renewable energy power plant to be built in Northampton. The proposed plant will convert 60,000 tonnes of dry waste wood feedstock into 9MW of electricity using gasification technology by Nexterra Systems Corp.
  • £12m scheme to extend Scotland’s Lerwick Harbour

    / 23 February /
    Wednesday 9th September 2015 Holiday Inn, Birmingham, UK   The 3rd Annual Utility Week HR Forum once again brings together HR, training, recruitment and people development professionals in a unique forum aimed specifically at the utilities sector.