Projects & Finance

GE has won an order from Competitive Power Ventures (CPV) Fairview Energy Center for two 7HA gas turbines and an engineered equipment package, to be fuelled by a mix of ethane and methane.

Bectel has awarded ABB a contract to provide a turnkey substation solution for a 1.1GW combined-cycle power plant in New York State.

Houston-based Kinder Morgan has announced plans to build a major new gas pipeline from West Texas’ prolific Permian Basin shale field to the US Gulf Coast.

GE has completed the modernization of the first of two 9FA gas turbines at the Kureimat power plant, located in Atfieh, Upper Egypt, and owned by the Upper Egypt Electricity Production Company (UEEPC).

EGAT has signed a deal for the South Bangkok Power Plant Replacement Phase 1 project, which will replace existing decommissioned and emergency turbines and other equipment at the plant near Thailand’s capital.

Gazprom and Eni have signed a memorandum of understanding in Moscow over sales of Russian gas.

Chevron says it won’t build any more major LNG projects in Western Australia, and other developers are expected to follow suit, as they focus on returns on money already spent in a market that has seen costs overshoot and prices crash since 2013.

Gazprom is expected to announce a financing package for the $11 billion Nord Stream II gas pipeline by the end of March, with EU Competition Commissioner Margrette Vestager speaking positively about the project this week, although it has yet to gain full EU approval.

Competitive Power Ventures (CPV) has begun commercial operations at the 725MW natural gas-fired plant in Charles County, Maryland, US. The plant is owned by CPV, Marubeni, Toyota Tsusho and Osaka Gas USA, and is located 25 miles southeast of Washington, DC.

A new 880MW, £710 million gas-fired power station has officially been opened at Carrington in Greater Manchester.

Century Power Limited, a subsidiary of the Obijackson Group, plans to start the construction of a 2000MW thermal power plant in Nigeria’s Anambra State.

GE has announced an order for a 200MW combined-cycle power plant with tri-fuel capabilities that will be operated by Amandi Energy Ltd in Aboadze, Ghana.

GE and Caithness Energy have announced an agreement for GE to provide up to six high-efficiency HA gas turbines, six steam turbines, six heat recovery steam generators and other equipment (together known as ‘power islands’), for Caithness Energy’s power plants in the US.

Germany-based MAN Diesel & Turbo will deliver two turbines and compressor trains to Nigerian Dangote Oil Refining Company, for the company’s refinery in the capital of Lagos.

France’s Engie SA plans to sell its 10% holding in Petronet LNG, India’s biggest importer of liquefied natural gas.

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