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AECOM Unveils Target for Reducing Carbon Footprint

August 11, 2016 - in Energy, Oil & Gas

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 10, 2016 — AECOM, a premier, fully integrated global infrastructure firm, announced today a commitment to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 20 percent, normalized by revenue, across its global operations by 2020, starting from a…

Breakthrough Research to Produce Sustainable Food and Fuel Sources in UAE Desert Ecosystem

August 9, 2016 - in Energy, Oil & Gas

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Aug. 9, 2016 - A biofuel research facility in Masdar City in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE), is tackling the dual…

Amec Foster Wheeler Wins Thai Oil’s Clean Fuel Project Contract

August 4, 2016 - in News, Oil & Gas

Amec Foster Wheeler announces today that it has been awarded a Front End Engineering Design (FEED) contract by Thai Oil Public Company Limited for its…

Successful Pilot for Amec Foster Wheeler’s VESTA Once-Through Methanation Technology

July 27, 2016 - in Energy, Oil & Gas

Amec Foster Wheeler announces that the pilot plant of its new VESTA once-through methanation technology, with wide H2/CO flexibility, has been successfully tested and is ready for commercial application. The pilot plant in China was developed with the support…

U.S., Enbridge Reach $177 Million Settlement after 2010 Oil Spills in Michigan and Illinois

July 21, 2016 - in Energy, Oil & Gas

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Justice today announced a settlement with Enbridge Energy Limited Partnership and several related Enbridge companies to resolve claims stemming from its 2010 oil spills in…

Mott MacDonald Expands Oil and Gas Practice in California

June 30, 2016 - in Design/Engineering, Oil & Gas, People

Mott MacDonald is expanding its oil and gas consulting business in California with the appointment of Blake Evans as Principal. Evans has over 25 years’ experience in oil and gas facilities, pipelines, and industrial complexes and will be a key member of…

Giant Sinkholes Near West Texas Oil Patch Towns Are Growing and New Ones Lurk

Residents of Wink and neighboring Kermit have grown accustomed to the two giant sinkholes that sit between their small West Texas towns. But now radar images taken of the sinkholes by an orbiting space satellite reveal big changes may be on the horizon. A…

Hatch Positions for Growth in Oil and Gas Sector in Australia–Asia

June 8, 2016 - in Corporate, Oil & Gas

Brisbane, Australia—Hatch is further strengthening its services and capabilities in the oil and gas sector to pursue new opportunities for growth in the Australia–Asia region. Hatch recently appointed Lisa France, a former Queensland Assistant Minister…

Bechtel Extends Contract on World’s Largest Civil Engineering Project

Bechtel has signed a five-year contract extension with the Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu to continue its longstanding management services work at Jubail and Ras Al Khair industrial cities. The Jubail project in the eastern province of Saudi Arabia…

Bechtel Produces Liquefied Natural Gas from GLNG Train 2

Bechtel has announced that GLNG Project Train 2, the fifth of six production trains on Curtis Island, has successfully begun producing liquefied natural gas (LNG). The three LNG projects continue smooth transition towards operations with just one train on…