ABB to Provide Power and Automation Solutions for Oilfields off UAE Coast

ABB received a $100 million order from Hyundai Heavy Industries for electrical and telecommunication systems. The solution consists of power management, power-from-shore and telecom systems which are interconnected to ensure efficiency, reliability and safety. The facilities covered by the referred contract will be powered by a 132-kV AC subsea ring cable from Das Island, about 160 kilometers west of Abu Dhabi.

Unleash the Genie

Former FERC Commissioner Bill Massey says we shouldn't bottle the genie of competition as Fortnightly author Doug Jones advocated in May 2013. Instead, he says, the genie's shackles should be removed so market forces can produce maximum efficiency and value for customers.

Elevated Risk

In an open letter to directors, IBM’s energy security lead recommends appointing a senior executive with authority to effect cultural change.

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