Archive | April, 2002

AUSTRALIA: Origin’s Quarantine power station officially opened

Mike Rann, Premier of South Australia, last week officially opened Origin Energy’s fully-owned Quarantine power station, located on Torrens Island. The 95 megawatt plant was built in response to expected peak summer demand for extra generation capacity into the National Electricity Market and South Australian electricity grid. Grant King, Origin Energy’s managing director said: “Construction […]

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OMAN: Technip-Coflexip, Snamprogetti wins contract for US$770 m ammonia-urea complex

A joint venture comprising France’s engineering group Technip-Coflexip and Italy’s Snamprogetti, has just signed with Oman-India Fertilizer Company (OMIFCO), a lump sum turnkey contract worth about US $770 million for the design and construction of a fertiliser complex in Oman. The complex to be built at Sur, 150 km south of Mascate consists of two […]

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MALAYSIA: Terengganu state seeks potential investors in petrochemical sector

KUALA LUMPUR (AFX-ASIA) – Terengganu state aims to be the South East Asian region hub for petrochemical operations and is seeking potential investors in this industry, Bernama news agency quoted Terengganu deputy state secretary for development Mazlan Ngah as saying. “The type of petrochemical activities that Terengganu is seeking are mid to hi-tech, low to […]

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AUSTRALIA: Green electricity consumers seek assurance from suppliers

Consumers in the Australian state of Victoria considering whether to purchase green electricity are questioning energy suppliers’ ability to deliver it and traditionally sourced electricity via existing distribution networks, an Origin Energy spokesperson said on World Earth day, Monday 22 April. Origin Energy reported that the most common questions customers ask about green electricity are: […]

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