All articles by Swagath Bandhakavi

Swagath Bandhakavi

Analysing various technologies for reducing diesel genset emissions

Diesel gensets are reliable and flexible workhorses, with low cost of ownership. But their emissions must be reduced. The good news is that a number of options are available, conversion to HVO fuel being one of them, which do not noticeably reduce performance or increase costs.

Pembina and Haisla Nation take FID on $4bn Cedar LNG project in Canada

Expected to begin operations in late 2028, the floating liquefied natural gas facility has a nameplate capacity of 3.3 million tonnes per annum

Orlen to acquire Source Energy’s stake in Atlantis discovery in North Sea

The Atlantis gas and condensate discovery, which was made by Equinor in 2020, is estimated to have total recoverable reserves of 65 million barrels of oil equivalent

Identifying opportunities and barriers for advanced nuclear reactors

The business opportunities and deployment scenarios for advanced reactors are quite different from their larger light water cousins with a variety of sizes and scales to meet various output requirements. A report from the US National Academy of Engineering explores the options

Chevron and GEPetrol sign PSCs for EG-06 and EG-11 blocks in Equatorial Guinea

The blocks are located near the producing Block B, which includes the Zafiro oil field in the Gulf of Guinea

BP to take full ownership of bp Bunge Bioenergia in $1.4bn deal

After completion of the deal, BP will be capable of producing approximately 50,000 barrels per day of ethanol equivalent from sugarcane

Wintershall Dea makes gas and condensate discovery in North Sea’s PL 248

The licensees of the offshore Norwegian concession are evaluating plans to connect the Cuvette discovery to existing infrastructure in the area

Addressing lower emission standards with Ultramat 23 gas analyser

Measuring limits will keep on falling. This is putting combustion and incineration plants under continued pressure to reduce emissions – and measure reliably at these lower levels. The Ultramat 23 multicomponent gas analyser, with its ability to measure in low measuring ranges, offers a solution to this challenge.

Ghana signs $12bn deal to implement first phase of Petroleum Hub project

To be developed in the Jomoro district of Ghana’s Western Nzema Area, the Petroleum Hub project entails a total investment of $60bn

Technip Energies and KPSP sign agreement for Karachaganak field development

Under the five-year agreement, an array of services will be provided with an aim to enhance and expand the current facilities and infrastructure of the gas and condensate field