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GlassPoint to Build California’s Largest Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Project

Aera Energy, one of California’s largest oil and gas producers, and GlassPoint Solar, the leading supplier of solar energy for the oil and gas industry, today announced plans to build California’s largest solar energy project. Located at the Belridge oilfield west of Bakersfield, the integrated solar project will be the [...]

Developers Complete 1,021 Megawatt Miraah Concentrated Solar Power Plant For Oman Oilfield

Petroleum Development Oman and GlassPoint Solar announced earlier this month the completion of the first block of one of the world’s largest solar plants, the 1,021 megawatt Miraah solar plant that will deliver 6,000 tonnes of steam per day for use on the Amal West oilfield in Oman. On [...]

Miraah concentrated solar power plant in Oman delivers 1st steam for EOR

GlassPoint Solar and partner Petroleum Development Oman (PDO), together building the 1-GW Miraah concentrated solar thermal park in Oman, announced today that the plant’s first block has successfully delivered steam to the Amal West oilfield. The project developers said in a joint statement that the first out of 36 [...]

GlassPoint cuts costs by 55pc at Oman concentrated solar power project

GlassPoint Solar, a leading supplier of solar energy in partnership with Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) reduced costs by 55 per cent as the technology scales up from a seven-megawatt (MW) pilot to Miraah, a one-gigawatt solar thermal project under construction on an oilfield in Oman. These savings resulted from [...]

GlassPoint’s Miraah Concentrated Solar Power project achieves 55% cost savings compared to pilot project

GlassPoint’s Miraah project achieves 55 per cent cost savings compared to the pilot project according to a technical paper co-authored with Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) and presented at SolarPACES 2017. GlassPoint Solar, the leading supplier of solar energy to the oil and gas industry, recently published new cost saving [...]

GlassPoint completes first block of Mirrah concentrated solar power project

GlassPoint Solar recently concluded construction of the first block of its Miraah solar plant, located at the Amal oilfield operated by Petroleum Development Oman (PDO). “Our work was completed safely, on schedule and on budget, and we began producing steam in early September. We are now working alongside our [...]

Glasspoint marks 1m safe hours at Miraah concentrated solar power project

GlassPoint Solar, the leading supplier of solar to the oil and gas industry, has celebrated the successful completion of one million man-hours without a lost time injury (LTI) on the Miraah solar plant being built for Petroleum Development Oman (PDO). Miraah, a 1,021 MW solar thermal project, will be one [...]

Solar EOR a Big Win for GlassPoint

Miraah, GlassPoint's $600 million 1 GW thermal solar EOR project is about to begin generating steam at 300 °C to flush out heavy oil from Oman's Amal oil field for Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) the Sultanate's largest hydrocarbons producer. Unlike other CSP developers who leverage the heat of the sun [...]

Miraah Concentrated Solar Power in Oman Under Budget

Replacing gas with sunshine for enhanced oil recovery (EOR) is a cost-effective solution. This is the key message of US-based company Glasspoint, which has mobilised the biggest investment ever in a solar steam-producing unit in Oman. State-owned Petroleum Development Oman is building a concentrating solar thermal collector field called [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

GlassPoint Discusses its Gigawatt Solar Thermal Project at SolarPACES 2016

GlassPoint Solar, the leading supplier of solar to the oil and gas industry, recently participated in the SolarPACES 2016 Conference that was held in Abu Dhabi. GlassPoint took home the “Technology Innovation Award” for its enclosed trough technology, which is being deployed at gigawatt scale on an oilfield in the Oman [...]