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Haven Power, the specialist electricity supplier to UK businesses and part of Drax Group plc, has signed a deal with Thames Water to supply their electricity requirements in a deal worth more than £500m over five years. There is an option for two further five-year renewals that could increase the

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Subsea cable and connector specialist Hydro Group, alongside its French regional partner Wenex Equipments, last year formed a Franco-Scottish consortium, which has led to the group successfully securing a £2.5million contract. The project involves manufacturing and installation of the array cabling infrastructure on the SEM-REV marine renewable energy project 16

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Schlumberger is now using Exception EMS’, fast turnaround PCA ‘On-Demand’ service to improve costs, and efficiencies with rapid prototyping. As an oilfield services company, Schlumberger employs more than 100,000 people and provides oil companies with every aspect of drilling assistance from preliminary data collection to crews, construction, maintenance, and data

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Applus+, a global testing, inspection and certification company – through its division Applus+ RTD, the global leader in the provision of integrity technology services, has been awarded a trio of contracts worth AUS$22.5million for work on the Ichthys LNG Project’s onshore LNG facilities. Herman Quakkelsteijn, Applus+ RTD manager major construction

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Planning consultancy Turley, acting on behalf of Scout Moor Wind Farm Expansion Limited, has submitted an application for planning permission for the erection of 16 wind turbines and associated infrastructure on land adjacent to the existing Scout Moor Wind Farm in Lancashire. The additional turbines will, together with those existing,

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Prysmian Group has successfully commissioned the High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) offshore grid connection project SylWin1 off the North Sea coast of Germany in a contract with the Dutch-German transmission system operator TenneT. SylWin1 now links the offshore wind parks DanTysk and Butendiek, followed by Sandbank, located about 160 km

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A unique energy storage test bed at Newcastle University is now online – storing energy from the local grid and testing innovative new technologies such as super-capacitors and long life, high performance batteries. Funded through a combined £2 million grant from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), Newcastle

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Intertek has launched a new set of oil and gas decommissioning services to help manage costs and asset inventory. As Raymond Pirie, vice president of exploration and production explained: “We have many years experience of asset inventory and asset integrity planning so bringing all our experience together in a complete

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A joint venture between Subsea Masters, a subsidiary of UK based GEV Group, and a Las Palmas shipyard in the Canary Islands has been agreed, to provide rig maintenance and repair for the West African offshore drilling market. The agreement, signed with Zamakona Shipyard, is set to give the UK

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Fugro has been awarded a five-year contract with an estimated value of $100 million by Total E&P Congo. The agreement is for ROV services and remote subsea tooling in the Moho Nord field, situated around 75 kilometres off the coast of Pointe Noire in the Republic of Congo. Fugro will

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