Tagged: Energy

Mongstad Technology Qualification Gets Underway

Statoil and Gassnova are inviting suppliers to take part in a technology qualification programme for full-scale carbon capture at Mongstad. The project is now extending an open invitation to potential suppliers of capture technologies,...

Planning of full scale CCS at Mongstad continues

The planning of a full scale CO2-capture and storage (CCS) plant at Mongstad is in progress. There is, however, a need for further knowledge concerning the use of amine technology and possible effects on...

Green light for development of Vasstøl power station

Hydro has decided to build the Vasstøl power station in Suldal, Norway, in connection with a rehabilitation of the dam at Finnabuvatn, which will serve as the power station intake and main reservoir. The...

Norway's Power Push

Imagine generating electricity from the energy a redwood tree exerts when it sucks water up 300 ft. (91 m) to its highest needles. Is there any greener juice than that? Stein Erik Skilhagen thinks...

High activity off Norway in 2010

In 2010 Statoil started production on three new fields, delivered a plan for development and operation (PDO) of two new fields and chose concepts for two of our main improved recovery projects. Statoil’s strategy...

Hydro to invest NOK 850 million in Rjukan hydropower upgrade

Hydro will invest about 850 million Norwegian kroner from 2011 to 2015 to upgrade the Rjukan hydropower system in Telemark, southeast Norway, modernizing the major hydro-electric river facility to ensure long-term safe and stable power...

Energy research gets infusion of social science

The Research Council will be introducing a stronger social science component into research on environment-friendly energy. To this end, three new FME Centres for Social Science-related Energy Research (FME Samfunn) will now be established....