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UK Projects Archive: Jan - May 2009

UK First At Longannet As ScottishPower Brings Clean Coal Technology One Step Closer To Reality

ScottishPower today flicked switch on groundbreaking test project that will see CO2 emissions extracted from Longannet power station - the first time in the UK that they have been captured from a working coal-fired power plant and putting the company on track to deliver a full CCS demonstration project by 2014 in line with government objectives.
29/05/2009  More »

Foster Wheeler to Supply CO Boiler For CPC's Refinery in Taiwan

Foster Wheeler Energy Limited and Foster Wheeler (G.B.) Limited awarded contracts by CTCI Corporation (CTCI) for supply of a carbon monoxide boiler for CPC Corporation's (CPC) new residue fluidized catalytic cracker (RFCC) at CPC's Talin Refinery, Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Project management will be performed by Foster Wheeler from its UK operating centre with additional engineering support from its Indian operations.
27/05/2009  More »

Jacobs Receives Contract From Centrica for Underground Gas Storage Project

Jacobs Engineering Group receives contract from Centrica plc to provide front-end engineering services for an underground gas storage (UGS) project located in East Yorkshire, England. The project involves conversion of the substantially depleted Caythorpe onshore gas field, located close to the National Transmission System, into an onshore UGS complete with associated onshore pipelines and processing facilities.
26/05/2009  More »

Mott MacDonald to Design New Pharmaceutical Facility in Cheshire

Mott MacDonald appointed by AstraZeneca UK to design major new four-storey research and development facility at the company's site at Alderley Park, Cheshire, UK. Mott MacDonald will be providing structural, civil and architectural design, as well as overall design coordination and construction support for the project as part of an alliance framework.
14/05/2009  More »

DONG Energy, E.ON and Masdar Give Green Light to Build World's Largest Offshore Wind Farm

DONG Energy, E.ON and Masdar to invest Euros 2.2bn in building the first 630MW phase of the London Array offshore wind farm in the Thames Estuary. Once complete, the scheme will be the the world's largest, and the first 1GW, offshore wind farm. The project will supply enough power for around 750,000 homes - or a quarter of Greater London homes - and displace the emission of 1.9m tonnes of CO2 every year.
12/05/2009  More »

AMEC Awarded Two-year Contract Extension by BG Group in North Sea

AMEC awarded two-year contract extension by BG International Ltd for engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning and project management services for BG Group's UK assets in the North Sea. This extension to December 2010 follows the successful delivery of an existing three-year contract and a history of a good working relationship with BG Group in the North Sea.
11/05/2009  More »

E.ON Withdraws from Wave Hub Project

E.ON and partner Ocean Prospect withdraw from Wave Hub project off the north Cornish coast. The company was one of four developers looking at using Wave Hub to 'plug in' marine power projects, with E.ON and Ocean Prospect looking at using the Pelamis wave power device at the site, which is due to be built next year.
29/04/2009  More »

Petrofac Secures Venture Contract Extension

Petrofac awarded £10 million contract extension, until 31 March 2010, with Venture Production plc. The engineering and construction contract extension covers the Kittiwake platform in the North Sea, as well as capex projects for Venture within the Greater Kittiwake Area.
05/05/2009  More »

E.ON Withdraws from Wave Hub Project

E.ON and partner Ocean Prospect withdraw from Wave Hub project off the north Cornish coast. The company was one of four developers looking at using Wave Hub to 'plug in' marine power projects, with E.ON and Ocean Prospect looking at using the Pelamis wave power device at the site, which is due to be built next year.
29/04/2009  More »

E.ON UK, RWE npower Joint Venture Successful in Bidding for Land at Wylfa and Oldbury for Nuclear New Build

RWE npower and E.ON UK confirm their nuclear joint venture vehicle successful in bidding for land at Wylfa and Oldbury in the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority's site auction. The companies plan to push ahead with the creation of a strong joint venture which aims to deliver at least 6GW of new nuclear capacity in the UK, with the first station coming online at around the end of the next decade.
29/04/2009  More »

Formation of New Round 3 Offshore Wind Consortium

Scottish and Southern Energy plc, through its renewable energy development division Airtricity, joins forces with Fluor Limited, the UK operating arm of Fluor Corporation, to create new consortium to bid for exclusive rights to develop wind farms under The Crown Estate's Round 3 Offshore Wind Farm Development Programme (Round 3).
15/04/2009  More »

Keppel Secures Contract to Build Energy-from-Waste Plant

Keppel Seghers Belgium N.V. and Keppel Seghers UK Limited (collectively, Keppel Seghers), the environmental technology division of Keppel Integrated Engineering Limited (KIE), secure Engineering, Procurement and Construction contract worth approximately GBP 233 million(1) (or approximately S$ 518 million), to build an Energy-from-Waste Combined Heat and Power Plant (EFW CHP plant) to serve the Greater Manchester region in the UK.
10/04/2009  More »

PSN Wins Gabon Contract

Production Services Network (PSN) secures significant three-year Engineering Design contract with Shell Gabon. Engineers drawn from PSN's international network will be based in south-Gabon, supporting operations in Shell's Gamba, Rabi and Toucan fields. Further support will be provided by PSN's central engineering design unit in Aberdeen.
01/04/2009  More »

KBR Awarded Major FEED Contract by BP for Chirag Oil Project

KBR awarded contract by BP, on behalf of Azerbaijan International Oil Company (AIOC), to provide front-end engineering and design (FEED) services for the Chirag Oil Project located in the Azerbaijan sector of the Caspian Sea. Work on the project is already underway. Services will be provided through KBR's Leatherhead offices, as well as in Baku, Azerbaijan.
23/03/2009  More »

Aker Solutions Awarded Subsea Frame Agreement

Aker Solutions signs frame agreement with Maersk Oil North Sea UK Limited (Maersk Oil) for supply of subsea control systems for existing and future field developments. The agreement is a 12-month rolling contract with option to renew it annually. Equipment under the frame agreement will be engineered, manufactured and delivered out of Aker Solutions' facility in Aberdeen, UK, or hi-tech manufacturing centre in Port Klang, Malaysia.
17/03/2009  More »

Petrofac Wins BP North Sea Training Management Contract

Petrofac Training awarded three-year training management solutions contract with BP. The contract, worth approximately US$5 million, will see Petrofac deliver a full administrative training package to BP's North Sea business. This will include identifying, procuring and scheduling all training requirements for more than 2000 UK-based BP employees working in the North Sea.
16/03/2009  More »

Approval for Hydro Scheme

New hydro scheme near Strathcarron approved that will power 2,000 homes. The 3.5 Megawatt Chonais scheme in the North West Highlands will create 30 jobs during the construction phase.
12/03/2009  More »

Mott MacDonald Bentley Awarded Core Contractor Role for Severn Trent Water Project

Mott MacDonald Bentley, the integrated joint venture between consultant Mott MacDonald and contractor JN Bentley, appointed by Severn Trent Water as core contractor to drive innovation and capital savings in the delivery of their non infrastructure programme in AMP5 and AMP6.
11/03/2009  More »

Foster Wheeler Awarded EPC and Managing PMC Contract for World-Scale Paradip Refinery in India

Foster Wheeler AG subsidiaries, Foster Wheeler Energy Limited and Foster Wheeler (G.B.) Limited, awarded contract by Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) for grassroots refinery at Paradip, Orissa State, India. Project will be executed from Foster Wheeler's offices in the UK (Reading) and in India (Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata and the Paradip site).
11/03/2009  More »

DONG Energy, E.ON and Fred Olsen Form Consortium To Bid for Round 3 UK Offshore Wind Farm Programme

DONG Energy, E.ON and Fred Olsen Renewables form consortium to bid for thousands of megawatts of offshore wind capacity in UK offshore waters. Consortium has bid for exclusive rights on a number of zones as part of The Crown Estate's Round 3 Offshore Wind Farm programme.
03/03/2009  More »

Scottish & Southern Energy Obtain Consent to Develop Second Dutch Offshore
Wind Farm

Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE), through its renewables development division, Airtricity, obtains consent from the Dutch Ministry of Transport, Public Works and Water Management for construction of the offshore wind farm 'Breeveertieen II', located in the Dutch sector of the North Sea.
25/02/2009  More »

Foster Wheeler Awarded Contract for New Offshore Oil Export Facilities in Iraq

Foster Wheeler Energy Limited awarded contract by the South Oil Company for the basic engineering of new oil export facilities, to supplement the existing Al-Basra terminal in Iraq.
19/02/2009  More »

Foster Wheeler to Supply Terrace-Wall(TM) Steam Reforming Furnace for BP's Saltend Chemicals Complex

Wheeler Energy Limited awarded contract for design and supply of a Terrace-Wall™ steam reforming furnace by BP Chemicals Ltd. The Terrace-Wall™ reformer will replace the existing reformer at BP's chemicals complex at Saltend, near Hull, UK.
18/02/2009  More »

Fluor to Build Galp Energia's Portugal Refinery

Fluor Corporation awarded engineering, procurement and construction contract for Galp Energia's Porto Refinery Conversion project in Portugal. Fluor's proven multi-office execution approach is being led by its Camberley, UK, execution centre with significant assistance from professionals in its Madrid office.
18/02/2009  More »

Fluor and Airtricity Granted Exclusivity to Develop Offshore Wind Farm
at Bell Rock

Fluor Limited, and Airtricity, the renewable energy division of Scottish and Southern Energy, granted an exclusivity award by The Crown Estate to develop an offshore wind farm at Bell Rock off Scotland's Angus coastline.
16/02/2009  More »

Scottish & Southern Energy and Airtricity to Develop Offshore Windfarm in Scottish Territorial Waters

Scottish and Southern Energy plc, through its renewable energy development division Airtricity, granted exclusivity by The Crown Estate to develop offshore wind farms at four locations in Scottish territorial waters. The locations are Beatrice, Bell Rock, Islay and Kintyre.
16/02/2009  More »

E.ON on the Crest of a Wave

E.ON announces that it will shortly be generating electricity from the waves. As part of the company's staged approach towards developing the potential of marine energy, E.ON will buy, install and test a wave power device in UK waters.
09/02/2009  More »

Mott MacDonald Appointed on Environment Agency Flood Risk Framework

Mott MacDonald appointed by the Environment Agency of England and Wales (EA) to provide flood risk management services as part of new framework. The contract will run for up to four years, beginning in February 2009.
09/02/2009  More »

Sigma3 Joint-venture Company Secures Shell Contract Extension

Sigma3, the joint venture company set up by AMEC, Production Services Network (PSN), and Wood Group, awarded a further two year contract extension to support Shell U.K. Limited in the UK sector of the North Sea.
29/01/2009  More »

Mott MacDonald to Provide Detailed Design for Thames Waste Jetty

Mott MacDonald appointed by Costain to design associated marine works for new waste-to-energy power station in East London. Mott MacDonald's role involves detailed design of the jetty, which will service the new power station situated at Belvedere at Halfway Reach on the Thames.
28/01/2009  More »

World's Largest Wave Power Project Wins Approval

npower renewables' plan for a pioneering wave power scheme on the Scottish Island of Lewis is given the green light, making it the largest consented project of its kind. Scottish Government granted consent for Siadar Wave Energy Project (SWEP), a decision welcomed by both npower renewables and Inverness-based wave technology company Wavegen.
22/01/2009  More »

Foster Wheeler's Alliance Contract with Shell in the UK Extended for
a Further Two Years

Foster Wheeler Ltd's UK-headquartered subsidiary, Foster Wheeler Energy Limited, part of its Global Engineering and Construction Group, awarded two-year extension of its existing alliance contract with Shell UK Oil Products Limited for provision of basic design, engineering, procurement and construction management services at Shell's Stanlow Manufacturing Complex, UK.
21/01/2009  More »

Aker Solutions Agreement of Settlement on Frigg Project

Aker Solutions enters into an agreement with Total for the additional work on the Frigg decommissioning project. The agreement removes uncertainties regarding Aker Solutions' future results. The agreement will have a positive cash effect of approximately NOK 1 billion, but will result in an accounting loss for the fourth quarter 2008.
19/01/2009  More »

E.ON's Largest Onshore Wind Farm Gains Planning Consent from Highland Council

E.ON receives planning consent for its Camster wind farm in Caithness. The proposed wind farm, located between Lybster and Watten, will bring construction contract opportunities to the Highlands region estimated at £13m.
14/01/2009  More »

Aker Solutions Signs Subsea Engineering Contract with BP

Aker Solutions signs contract renewal with BP for provision of life-of-field subsea engineering services for its West of Shetland assets. Contract is for a three-year period with options for two one-year extensions (3+1+1). Work will be managed out of Aker Solutions' facilities in Aberdeen, where a 120-strong subsea engineering and field development team is based.
14/01/2009  More »

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