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EDF Chief Urges Britain to Go-ahead for Nuclear Plant

The head of EDF Energy has urged the British government to approve the Hinkley Point C nuclear power project, an explict appeal by the French energy giant ahead of a decision due within weeks.

Qatar's Barzan Gas Project to Start in November

Qatar will begin operations at its Barzan gas project in November, two people close to the matter told Reuters on Sunday, as the Gulf state strives to meet rising

KEPCO buys Colorado solar power plant from Carlyle Group

Korea Electric Power Corp (KEPCO) signed a contract on Aug. 26 to buy a solar power plant from the U.S.-based Carlyle Group's Cogentrix Solar Holdings, KEPCO said in a statement released on Sunday.

Exxon Mobil Backs Out of Proposed Alaska LNG Project -WSJ

Exxon Mobil Corp has decided to scrap further investment in a proposed natural gas export terminal in Alaska and will work with its partners to sell its interest

Iran Detects Mmalware in Petrochemical Plants

Iran has detected and removed malicious software from two of its petrochemical complexes, a senior military official said on Saturday, after announcing last week

Coast Guard Foundation Awarded 128 Scholarships

The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education and welfare of all Coast Guard members and their families, announced today that

2 Resuced from Pacific Island

Two mariners who were stranded on an uninhabited Pacific island in Chuuk State, Federated States of Micronesia, are safe, Friday, after writing “SOS” in the sand.

Sound Energy Starts Drilling second Tendrara Well

Sound Energy, the European and African focused upstream company, commenced drilling of the second well at Tendrara, onshore Morocco.     Following the recent

Keppel to Deliver First North Sea FPSO

Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M)'s wholly-owned subsidiary Keppel Shipyard Ltd (Keppel Shipyard) is on track to deliver a Floating Production Storage and Offloading

Barakah Offshore Wins Petronas Subsea Work

PBJV Group Sdn Bhd ("PBJV") wholly-owned subsidiary company of the Barakah Offshore Petroleum Berhad ("Barakah" or the "Company")has received the Letter of Award

SOS from Hanjin Shipping

 The creditors' extended help is crucial for survival of Hanjin Shipping Co as its negotiations with owners of chartered ships over a cut in leasing rates and to

STX to Slash Jobs, Sell Yard

 To stat above water by restructuring, South Korean Shipbuilder STX Offshore & Shipbuilding Co. plans to lay off about a third of its workforce and sell a yard in France, says a report in WSJ.

NASA May Send Submarine to Titan

 NASA has unveiled plans to send a submarine into the depths of the largest ocean of Saturn's biggest moon, Titan in a bid to explore the depths of its largest ocean.

Michelle Obama Sponsors Attack Submarine

 General Dynamics Electric Boat has delivered to the U.S. Navy an attack submarine that is sponsored by first lady Michelle Obama and will be named for her home state, reports AP.

Indian Cargo Ship Sinks Off Oman

 An Indian cargo ship loaded with vehicles and food supplies destined for Yemen sank on Saturday off the coast of Oman but without loss of life, Oman’s ONA state news agency reported.

Croatia’s Jadrolinija to Buy New Passenger Ship

 Croatia’s  largest national passenger shipping company Jadrolinija plans to expand its fleet with a new passenger ship, with the total cost of about 50 million euros, reports Poslovni.

Indian Warships Visit Port Victoria

 In a demonstration of India’s commitment to its ties with Seychelles and maritime security in the Indian Ocean Region, Indian Naval Ships Kolkata, Trikand and

Iraq Willing to Help Prop up Oil Prices

Iraq is willing to play an active role within OPEC to support oil prices, its oil minister Jabar Ali al-Luaibi said on Saturday, without clarifying whether it was

ENI Shuts Production, Evacuates Staff from Arctic Oil Platform

Oil firm ENi had to shut down production late on Friday at its Goliat platform in the Barents Sea off Norway and partially evacuate staff from the facility due to a power loss,

VTTI Resumes Operations at Malaysia Terminal

VTTI, the storage unit of world's largest oil trader Vitol, said late on Friday it has resumed operations at its Malaysia terminal ATT Tanjung Bin (ATB). "The suspension has been lifted.

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