Russia's Gazprom is looking to step up efforts to develop the use of natural gas as vehicle fuel in the country.
Gas sales at Gazprom's CNG stations have consistently increased, amounting to 436 million cubic meters in 2015, 7.3% higher than in 2014, it reported adding that sales growth rate is expected to exceed 17% in 2016.
Methane-laden waters of Ruanda’s Lake Kivu are being utilised by ContourGlobal as an energy source for power generation, after Exponent evaluated the physical and chemical impact of this unique project. If left untapped, the methane dissolved in the lake could trigger an uncontrolled gas eruption that would imperil the lives of nearby inhabitants.
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems and Mitsubishi Corporation have been awarded a full turnkey contract for the supply of power generation equipments, including a M701F gas turbine combined cycle (GTCC), to the Navoi 2 Power Plant in Uzbekistan.
The plant is to be built by Uzbekistan's national utility, Uzbekenergo, Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems said.
General Electric's Power Services has been commissioned by Chile's power generation company AES Gener to provide services and tools to overhaul up to nine steam turbines and generators at four thermal-fired power plants. As part of the multi-year agreement, GE will overhaul nine steam turbines located at four different thermal-fired power plants throughout Chile, GE said in a statement.
Wartsila has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with France's Engie to develop solutions and services for the small scale LNG business sector.
The cooperation covers four work streams: LNG for ships, LNG distribution in islands and remote areas, LNG to Power solutions, and small scale LNG and bio liquefaction, Wartsila said in a statement Monday.