Archive | September, 2008

INDIA: Indian Oil Corp to expand Mathura refinery

eight-million-tonnes per year Mathura oil refinery in Uttar Pradesh state once it clears all environmental approvals. IOC aims to raise Mathura’s capacity to 11 million tonnes per year as well as boost its ability to process more high-sulphur crude. Mathura currently processes a mix of low and high sulphur crude oil. India’s largest refining company […]

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KUWAIT: Politics stall big oil refinery project

much needed giant oil refinery worth around US$15 billion. The government has referred the project to the country’s audit bureau to investigate alleged irregularities in contract awards to a consortium of Japanese and South Korean firms and US engineering firm Fluor. Opposition politicians want contract bidding for the project to be handled by an independent […]

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SRI LANKA: Port authority to upgrade Colombo bunker storage

bunker storage terminal in Colombo. The terminal requires repairs and replacements of parts and equipment. The port authority is taking over the terminal from Lanka Marine Services following a ruling by Sri Lanka’s Supreme Court to promote competition in bunker supplies and terminal operations in Colombo. Following the takeover by Sri Lanka Ports Authority, the […]

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COMPANY: Consultant KBC launched new alternative fuels and feedstocks service

(EnergyAsia, September 30, Monday) – KBC Advanced Technology plc (KBC) said it has launched an alternative fuels and feedstocks service (AFFS) in response to changes in the market including the high price of crude oil, challenges of crude supply, pressures to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, and the increased availability of “green fuels.” Companies considering […]

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ABU DHABI: Masdar acquires stake in Finnish wind turbine manufacturer

stake in Finnish wind turbine manufacturer WinWinD Oy as part of its strategy to expand into renewable energy. Helsinki-based WinWinD is a manufacturer active in the design, development and assembly of technologically advanced one and three megawatt wind turbines. The company has corporate offices in Oulu, Finland and Chennai, India and is now planning to […]

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CHINA: Trina Solar starts shipments for 2.4 MW photovoltaic project in the US

13,400 solar PV modules to power the Atlantic City Convention Center in the US. The supply is a part of an agreement with general contractor American Capital Energy which is managing project integration and installation for Pepco Energy Services and the Atlantic City Convention & Visitors Authority. The agreement provides for up to four additional […]

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