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Video Made in Kern: GlassPoint Solar – ABC 23 KERO – Bakersfield

In a vast area on the western edge of Kern County oil derrick’s dot the land. A network of pipes and production plants fill the backdrop of snowcapped mountains. And in the middle of those familiar signs of oil production, a building that may look out of place, but [...]

Concentrated solar power for oil fields

As oil giant Petroleum Development Oman and solar start-up Glasspoint prepare to build the world’s largest solar farm to provide power for an oilfield in the Middle East, we ask whether this marks the beginning of a new, greener era for the oil and gas sector. Oil giant Petroleum Development [...]

Concentrated solar power is key to future oil production

GlassPoint Solar, the leading supplier of solar to the oil and gas industry, is showcasing its proven solar technology that generates steam for heavy oil production at the SPE Heavy Oil Conference and Exhibition 2016 in Kuwait. In addition to being a gold sponsor of the conference and a major [...]

GlassPoint brings to ADIPEC a chance to experience a 3D Virtual Reality tour of Miraah Concentrated Solar Power plant

GlassPoint Solar, the leading supplier of solar to the oil and gas industry, is demonstrating its proven solar technology at the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition & Conference (ADIPEC). Exhibiting alongside its global partner Royal Dutch Shell, GlassPoint is giving visitors a chance to experience a virtual reality tour of [...]

Integration of Concentrated Solar Power CSP in the Oil & Gas Upstream Plants

An historic pact on Climate Change signed by 195 countries during the last COP 21 in Paris 2015 established elements to deal with emission reductions and global temperature rise, which will take effect by 2020. Therefore, renewable energy sources are essential to reach these new targets, like the world area's [...]

Kuwait Oil Company looks to concentrated solar power to power crude extraction

Kuwait is exploring renewable energy-enhanced oil recovery techniques, mainly from concentrated solar power, to slash import bills. Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) said it was in discussions with companies to use concentrated solar power to extract oil as the Opec member country looks for alternative methods to maximise production at a [...]

Oman to build 1 GW solar energy plant (Concentrated Solar Power) to aid oil extraction

Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) would build the Middle East's largest solar power plant in a $600 million deal with California's GlassPoint Solar to reduce pressure on its natural gas reserves.

Pdo, GlassPoint Solar to build one of the world’s largest Concentrated Solar Power (CSP)

Miraah (meaning mirror in Arabic) will be a 1,021 megawatt solar thermal facility in south Oman, harnessing the sun’s rays to produce steam.

Oman’s Concentrated Solar Power drive draws German interest

Oman’s Concentrated Solar Power drive draws German interest Oman’s plans to set up the world’s largest Concentrated Solar Power plant at its Amal field has prompted interest from Solarlite CSP Technology. Dr Joachim Kruger, managing director at Solarlite, recently visited Muscat to highlight the benefits of direct steam generation in [...]

Concentrated solar power project in Oman to draw oil from grounds

The solar EOR project substantially reduces consumption of natural gas in EOR projects, which can be diverted for priority areas such as power generation, industrial projects and liquefied natural gas projects for export

Oman slated to be MENA’s next hub for Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) technology

Oman could emerge as a regional leader in concentrated solar power (CSP) technology after Middle East's first solar enhanced oil recovery (EOR) project at PDO’s Amal West field in southern Oman became a success.