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Coal power station proposed for S. Africa

Black & Veatch International (BVI) has been selected by the Rainbow Millennium Power Company (RMPC) to perform a detailed feasibility study for the first "greenfield" power station in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, which could result in a reduction of environmental pollution and strengthen economic development efforts.

Power contract for North Sea platform

Dresser-Rand will supply power generation, gas export and recompression equipment for Statoil's Kristin platform in the North Sea.

Shell Chemicals expansion

Kvaerner has announced that its E&C business area has been awarded an engineering, procurement and construction management contract for Shell Chemicals in Moerdijk, The Netherlands.

Electricity boost for Iran

Iran is contemplating the establishment of new power houses to produce 28,000 mw by 2011, according to Hossein Mahmoudzadeh, managing director of Iran's Energy development Organization.

Biggest North Sea oil discovery in 25 years

The biggest oil discovery in the North Sea for 25 years was announced when the developers of the Buzzard field said it could contain 1.1 billion barrels of oil.

Compact control valves save space

The Baumann range of compact control valves are lighter and smaller than competing products, making them ideal for skid mounted equipment, or where space is limited.

Budget flowmeter fit for food and drink

The high accuracy and high reliability of Coriolis technology is now available at a low cost Micro Motion, a division of Emerson Process Management, has announced the first and only low-cost Coriolis meter that is both EHEDG certified and 3-A authorised.

First GTL contract for Technip-Coflexip

The Petroleum Oil and Gas Corporation of South Africa has awarded Technip-Coflexip a contract for a semi-commercial unit based on Statoil’s low temperature Fischer Tropsch technology.

Pampilla refinery extension

The Peruvian company Refinería La Pampilla SA has awarded a contract to a joint venture created between Technip-Coflexip and the Spanish group Dragados Industrial for an extension of its refinery in La Pampilla nearby Lima.

Iran’s South Pars gas field may be expanded

Iran is considering expanding its giant South Pars gas field by up to 30 phases, the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries' official news agency, Opecna, reported.