Africa Oil & Gas: Uganda Picks GE, Saipem To Build First Oil Refinery


Oil Gas refinaries pipelines

Oil Refinery – Illustration

Uganda has picked a consortium including GE and Italian Saipem to build and operate the African country’s first oil refinery. The 60,000-bpd facility will process crude from fields operated by Tullow Oil, CNOOC, and Total. The consortium competed with 40 other companies, the Ugandan Energy Ministry said in a statement as quoted by Bloomberg. Continue reading

Africa Oil & Gas: Tlou Energy renews co-operation agreement with GE and IK Holdings in Botwsana


Proposed Power Generation Hub at Orapa, a courtesy of Tlou Energy

Tlou Energy, the AIM and ASX listed company focused on delivering power in Botswana and Southern Africa through the development of coal bed methane (‘CBM’) projects, has announced that it has renewed a Co-operation Agreement with General Electric International and IK Holdings for the delivery of a proposed gas to power solution for Botswana. Continue reading

Global Mining: GE aiming to change coal narrative

Photo by Duane Daws

Photo by Duane Daws: Michael Keroullé, GE Power global sales and marketing leader for steam power systems, Michael Keroullé

Technology group GE is beginning to actively make the case for clean coal, having concluded that coal-fired generation will remain a major, albeit relatively smaller, part of the future electricity mix in many parts of the world.

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The Big Picture: Here’s What GE Will Look Like In 2016

The Big Picture Here’s What GE Will Look Like In 2016

PSP31369-063, 9HA.01 Gas Turbine, Rotor on Half Shell, Case, People, Belfort, France, Europe, DI-3200×4900

GE released its fourth-quarter results two weeks ago, capping a pivotal year when the company sold much of its lending business and embraced software to become the world’s largest digital-industrial company.

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Oil & Gas Technology: GE launches new gas turbine

GE launches new gas turbine

GE launches new gas turbine

GE Oil & Gas has unveiled what it claims its most efficient aeroderivative gas turbine to date, the LM6000-PF+. According to GE, the upgraded turbine can be used for both floating LNG or land-based LNG applications.

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