In Brief

News in brief

Gas monitoring in Kuwait
Fluenta has won a contract to supply flare gas meters to Kuwait Oil Company (KOC), to be used at multipoint smokeless highpressure flare sites at 14 South and East Kuwait gathering centres. The project supports Fluenta’s continued expansion into the Middle East energy market. Fluenta’s flare gas meters were sold directly through Warba Group, representatives of Fluenta to Musref KOC’s engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) group.

Brazilian service agreement
GE Oil & Gas has signed a major agreement with MODEC to supply and service gas turbines for FPSOs in Brazil. MODEC ordered GE gas turbines for eight FPSOs based in Brazil and signed a 25-year maintenance contract for gas turbines on six FPSOs. The contractual service agreement will include data analytics for advanced monitoring and diagnostics, helping to improve equipment availability and operational efficiency. It is one of GE’s largest ever service agreement for FPSOs to date and represents a new milestone for the offshore industry.

Contracts in Chile worth $1.65bn
Mainstream Renewable Power has been awarded contracts by the National Energy Commission of Chile to build and operate seven utility-scale wind energy plants with a total investment value of $1.65bn. The projects, awarded via 20-year term contracts, are located throughout Chile and are scheduled to begin supplying low-cost, clean energy into the grid from January 2021. Mainstream was one of the leading beneficiaries in what was the most competitive and biggest electricity tender in the country’s history.