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Toshiba set to complete payment for $19bn Vogtle nuclear expansion project in US The US Department of Energy (DOE) approved Georgia Power's new agreement with Toshiba to complete the $3.2bn payments for the $19bn Vogtle nuclear expansion project in Burke County, near Waynesboro, Georgia, US. Power Generation > Nuclear > News
MRL launches bid to acquire Australian oil and gas firm AWE By EBR Staff Writer
Mining infrastructure provider Mineral Resources (MRL) has proposed to acquire AWE, an Australian oil and gas exploration and production company for A$484m ($364m) in a share-exchange deal.
Oil & Gas > Drilling & Production > News AGL plans to replace 2GW Liddell coal-fired power plant with renewables in Australia By EBR Staff Writer
Australian power utility, AGL is planning to close its 2GW Liddell power station located in the Hunter Region, New South Wales (NSW), Australia, and replace it with renewables, battery storage, gas peakers and other capacities.
Power Generation > Fossil Fuel > News Aker Solutions to provide subsea production system for Ærfugl development By EBR Staff Writer
Aker BP has given a contract to Norwegian oil services company Aker Solutions to provide the subsea production system for the first phase of the Ærfugl development offshore Norway.
Oil & Gas > Drilling & Production > News
Eni to resume production from Goliat field offshore Norway By EBR Staff Writer
Italian energy group, Eni has been granted permission by the Norway’s Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) to resume production at its Goliat field located in the production license 229, in the Barents Sea, north of Russia and Norway.
Oil & Gas > Exploration & Development > News Rosneft, Bashneft file $2.2bn lawsuit against Sistema By EBR Staff Writer
Rosneft and Bashneft have filed a lawsuit seeking RUB131.64bn ($2.2bn) as compensation from Russian conglomerate Sistema and Sistema-Invest over a dispute related to assets.
Oil & Gas > Drilling & Production > News Senex Energy secures environmental approval for Western Surat Gas Project By EBR Staff Writer
Senex Energy, an Australian oil and gas company has secured environmental approval from the state of Queensland to develop the Western Surat Gas Project in the Surat Basin.
Oil & Gas > Drilling & Production > News

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MRL launches bid to acquire Australian oil and gas firm AWE
By EBR Staff Writer
Mining infrastructure provider Mineral Resources (MRL) has proposed to acquire AWE, an Australian oil and gas exploration and production company for A$484m ($364m) in a share-exchange deal.
Oil & Gas > Drilling & Production > News
Aker Solutions to provide subsea production system for Ærfugl development
By EBR Staff Writer
Aker BP has given a contract to Norwegian oil services company Aker Solutions to provide the subsea production system for the first phase of the Ærfugl development offshore Norway.
Oil & Gas > Drilling & Production > News

Power Generation

AGL plans to replace 2GW Liddell coal-fired power plant with renewables in Australia
By EBR Staff Writer
Australian power utility, AGL is planning to close its 2GW Liddell power station located in the Hunter Region, New South Wales (NSW), Australia, and replace it with renewables, battery storage, gas peakers and other capacities.
Power Generation > Fossil Fuel > News
Siemens to build 1.3GW of open cycle power plants in Libya
By EBR Staff Writer
Siemens has been awarded €700m engineering procurement and construction contracts by the state-owned utility General Electricity Company of Libya (GECOL) to build 1.3GW of power generation plants in the country.
Power Generation > Fossil Fuel > News

Power Distribution

Siemens to deliver transformers for 2GW England-France HVDC link
By EBR Staff Writer
Siemens has bagged a contract to supply four transformers, each with a capacity of 400kV and 315MVA, for the 2,000MW high-voltage direct-current (HVDC) cross-channel transmission link between England and France.
Power Distribution > Utilities Network > News
Winsupply acquires electrical distributor Tacoma Electric Supply
Winsupply has acquired Tacoma Electric Supply, a Washington-based distributor of electrical equipment and supplies.
Power Distribution > Utilities Retail > News

Mining & Commodities

Ten largest mining companies
By EBR Staff Writer
Mining is a process of extraction of valuable non-renewable resources from the earth and sea. Several high-tech-industries across the world depend on the supply of commodities from underground such as minerals and metals. The mining sector plays an important role in the world’s economy. Key markets which depend on mining include utilities, the primary metals industry, non-metallic minerals industry (glass, cement, lime), and the construction industry.
Mining & Commodities > Minerals & Materials > News
PML completes drilling at Lighthouse gold project in Australia
Papua Mining (PML), the gold and copper exploration company, has completed first phase of drilling at the Plateau Prospect, part of the Lighthouse Gold Project in Queensland, Australia.
Mining & Commodities > Minerals & Materials > News