Energy news in brief

** An Ohio based company, Babcock and Wilcox Enterprises has renewed a $4 million contract to run the Public Service Company of New Mexico’s San Juan Generating Station in 2020. BWCC will continue to provide a variety of services at the power plant next year, including general plant maintenance, coal pulverizer equipment maintenance and outage support, as it did in 2019.

** KKR, a leading global investment firm, today announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire, alongside Alberta Investment Management Corporation (AIMCo), a 65 percent equity interest in the Coastal GasLink Pipeline Project (Coastal GasLink or the Project) from TC Energy Corporation. Coastal GasLink involves the estimated CAD $6.6 billion construction of 670 kilometers (416 miles) of natural gas pipeline and associated facilities.

** While Amazon has two fulfillment centers in Oklahoma City and Tulsa, the company announced plans this month to open another center in Florida. More than 500 new full-time jobs will be created at the center to be built in Deltona, Florida. Amazon has created more than 13,500 full-time jobs in Florida since first launching fulfillment operations in the Sunshine State in 2013. Currently, Amazon operates facilities in Orlando, Miami, Tampa, and Jacksonville.


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