Oman

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 [...]

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 [...]

Oman concentrated solar power plant to get Dutch greenhouses

Dutch-based greenhouse builder Kubo Group has been selected by GlassPoint Solar to provide high-tech greenhouses for the Miraah project — one of the world’s largest solar plants being developed jointly with Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) in the southern part of the sultanate, said a report. Kubo, acclaimed for its cutting-edge [...]

Middle East oil extraction seen as next big market for Concentrated Solar Power

Low crude oil prices have driven oilfield operators to consider CSP enhanced oil recovery (EOR) as a way of reducing production costs, John O'Donnell, vice president of business development at GlassPoint Solar, told CSP Today. Oil prices fluctuated between $28 and $42 per barrel in the first quarter of this [...]

Construction Starts for World´s Largest Solar Steam Power Plant Miraah

In the desert in the south of Oman, solar steam is cheaper than gas-produced one. State-owned Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) commissioned Californian Glasspoint to install the world’s largest solar steam producing plant, Miraah, next to the Amal West oilfield. Construction of the concentrating solar thermal collector field of 1 GWth [...]

2016-12-27T14:57:17+00:00 20-04-2016|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , , |

Oman to float tender for solar power project

A procurement tender for a large-scale solar energy project in Oman is set to be floated this year. The two locations in Dakhiliyah Governorate - Adam and Manah - have been identified as prospective sites for the establishment of a grid-connected large-scale renewable energy scheme based on a combination of [...]

2016-12-27T14:57:19+00:00 30-03-2016|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , , |

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.