Singapore’s upcoming Cybersecurity Act is expected to heighten levels of cyber risk awareness among water, power and oil & gas utilities in Singapore and in other parts of Asia, according to a Black & Veatch security expert.
The installation of floating solar panels is being explored at Hong Kong’s 17 impounded reservoirs under a feasibility study being carried out by Black & Veatch for the Water Supplies Department of the Hong Kong SAR.
The Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) is rolling out a series of electrical power system substation and transmission projects that will significantly improve the reliability of electricity supply for industrial customers and increase the competitiveness of Thailand to attract investment.
Black & Veatch has secured a contract for the licensing technology and related services for sulphur recovery units (SRU) and Acid Gas Removal Units (AGRU) to support natural gas processing on the Jurassic field, a project central to Kuwait Oil Company's (KOC) strategy to increase gas production.
Black & Veatch will oversee the scheduling, design, quality control of equipment supplied, and construction activity for the 1,000 megawatt (MW) Cirebon 2 Project just east of the City of Cirebon in West Java, Indonesia.
Modern Asian cities are investing in alternative water supply facilities to allay global warming uncertainties and resolve space constraints issues, according to the Asian findings from Black & Veatch’s 2016 Strategic Directions: Water Industry Report.