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Vestas receives 34 MW order in Norway with 27-year service agreement

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News release fromVestas Northern and Central EuropeHamburg, 17 September 2019 Vestas has received a 34 MW order for the Haramsfjellet wind project on the island of Haramsøya in western Norway. Vestas has developed a solution to fit the site’s wind conditions that includes eight V136-4.2 MW turbines and a long-term service contract to optimise energy Read More

Iran signs $440 million deal to develop Belal gas field

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Tehran has signed a $440 million contract with a local company to develop the Belal gas field Iran shares with Qatar. The country’s oil minister has celebrated the deal as a sign that no US sanctions can stop Iran’s oil industry. The contract was signed between Pars Oil and Gas Company (POGC), a subsidiary of Read More

Factbox: What needs to happen before Boeing’s 737 MAX can fly again

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(In September 13 story, corrects name of European Union Aviation Safety Agency from European Aviation and Space Agency in paragraph 15) An unpainted Boeing 737 MAX aircraft is seen parked in an aerial photo at Renton Municipal Airport near the Boeing Renton facility in Renton, Washington, U.S. July 1, 2019. Picture taken July 1, 2019. Read More

Huawei chief offers to share 5G know-how for a fee

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Huawei’s chief executive has proposed selling its current 5G know-how to a Western firm as a way to address security concerns voiced by the US and others about its business. Ren Zhengfei said the buyer would be free to “change the software code”. That would allow any flaws or supposed backdoors to be addressed without Read More

Climate change pushes U.S. fund managers to bet on AC makers

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Record heatwaves in Europe and Asia this summer are leading fund managers to buy shares of air conditioning manufacturers, betting that the public health risks of rising temperatures will compel businesses and apartment building owners to install cooling systems. FILE PHOTO: A pharmacy sign displays a temperature of 37 degrees Celsius Read More

Refinery News Roundup: Turnarounds in Asia-Pacific coming to an end

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London — Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd. has begun to restart its crude distillation unit after fixing damage caused by heavy rain, company officials said. The refinery shut Phase-III process units during the third week of August as a precautionary measure after a landslide caused by heavy rain. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber Read More

Apple’s iPhone 11 Pro and ‘always-on’ Watch unveiled

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Apple has unveiled its iPhone 11 range of handsets, which feature more cameras than before and a processor that has been updated to be faster while consuming less power. The company said the two Pro models would last between four to five hours longer than their XS predecessors. Read More

IBM, Fraunhofer partner on German-backed quantum computing research push

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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – IBM is joining forces with a German research institute to explore the potential of quantum computing, backed by a government plan to invest 650 million euros ($717 million) over two years in wider research in the field. FILE PHOTO: A man stands near an IBM logo at the Mobile World Congress in Read More

APPEC: Idemitsu to start supplying IMO-compliant bunker fuel in October

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Highlights Idemitsu increasing residual cracking capacity at Chiba Company to continue 1% sulfur A-fuel oil supply Singapore — Japan’s second-largest refiner, Idemitsu Kosan, said Tuesday it will start supplying bunker fuel that complies with the International Maritime Organization’s global sulfur limit for marine fuels from October. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & Read More