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Penspen awarded £12m Kuwait construction contract

Penspen and its project partner JQEC awarded £12m three-year construction supervision contract by Kuwait Ministry of Electricity and Water for its power stations rehabilitation project. Jassim Qabazard Engineering Consultants (JQEC), a Kuwaiti multidisciplinary Architectural & Engineering consulting company and  Penspen, a leading global provider of engineering and project management services to the energy industry have signed an agreement with the Ministry of Electricity and Water (MEW), Government of Kuwait for supervision services of five power stations in the country. The project management consultancy contract, signed in March 2019, will be valid for a duration of three years. Pensp ...

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Qatar Unveils 5th World Cup Stadium

The Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) and Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF) has unveiled the design for Qatar Foundation Stadium and Health & Wellness Precinct, a proposed host venue for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, which will be able to stage matches up to the quarter finals of the tournament. Hassan Al Thawadi, secretary general of the Supreme ...

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Heat Mirrors for Buildings

US researchers create revolutionary ‘heat mirrors’ for buildings A research team at Stanford University has pioneered a technology that is able to cool buildings without electricity. Shanhui Fan, a professor of electrical engineering, and Aaswath Raman, a research associate, have developed an ultra-thin coating that acts like a mirror when exposed to infrared radiation. This means that it is able ...

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Turner & Townsend FLNG Deal

Turner & Townsend awarded FLNG deal by Eni Turner & Townsend said it has been appointed to provide cost estimating, project support and consultancy services for the FLNG gas project in Africa, part of the LNG/FLNG Mozambique project, by Eni. The work is expected to continue throughout 2015 and beyond. The  company is already working on eight out of the 11 LNG plants currently under constru ...

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Proserv Contract with Hess Corporation

Proserv secures significant contract with Hess Corporation. Global energy services company Proserv has secured a major contract win worth in excess of $20 million, underpinning the company’s fast-evolving international footprint and market-leading status in the subsea arena. This latest award by Hess Corporation is for the provision of a 12-well subsea control system along with associated topside ...

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Aramco E&C Contract to Saipem

Aramco awards E&C contract to Saipem. Saipem has been awarded a new engineering and construction contract by Saudi Aramco. Saipem will work on an EPC contract relating to the expansion of the onshore production centres at the Khurais, Mazajili and Abu Jifan fields. The construction of new facilities will allow to process additional 300,000 barrels per day from the Khurais field, while the inst ...

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Acwa to Develop $1bn Power Plant.

Saudi Arabia’s Acwa to develop $1bn power plant in Turkey. Acwa Power International, an independent developer of power projects based in Saudi Arabia, said its Turkish unit has inked a $1-billion deal to develop a combined-cycle gas turbine power plant near the Turkish city of Kirikkale. The plant is being built by Acwa Guc Elektrik Isletme ve Yonetim Sanayi ve Ticaretower with a comprehensi ...

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