East German market can now benefit from Energyst Rental Solutions

East German market can now benefit from Energyst Rental Solutions We are delighted to announce the opening of our Leipzig depot, which means we can provide more efficient service to customers in the Eastern side of Germany from now on. With already three depots operating in Frankfurt, Duisburg and Hamburg, we are familiar with the …

Energyst UK & Ireland G99 approval for power generation

Energyst UK and Ireland, one of the few companies with G99 and G10 approval The Triad season of 2019 has started. Meaning that in the late afternoons of November until February the power demand increases, as well as the energy prices. Due to this increase, the national grid can become unstable and at-risk of being …

UK approves Wood Group takeover of Amec Foster Wheeler

The £2.2 billion ($2.7 billion) takeover of Amec Foster Wheeler by rival engineering giant Wood Group plc is on course to be completed next month following approval from the UK’s competition watchdog. Watchdog approval The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) launched an investigation in June over concerns that the deal would harm competition in the …

Breaking: Total buying Maersk Oil in $7.45 billion deal

French oil giant Total is set to acquire its Danish rival Maersk Oil and Gas for $7.45 billion dollars. Danish Maritime giant Maersk A/S informed on Monday it had entered into an agreement to sell its subsidiary Mærsk Olie og Gas A/S to Total S.A. for $7.45bn in a combined share and debt transaction. This …

Oil industry eyes renewable energy for future growth

Renewable energy projects The oil industry may be committing up to a fifth of their total investment in green energy projects after 2030 as hydrocarbons production declines. A growing number of key oil and gas players are starting to invest in renewable energy projects. Analysis from Wood Mackenzie suggests that major energy companies like Royal Dutch …

Kuwait joins Saudi Arabia, Russia to seek oil cuts into 2018

OPEC oil cuts Kuwait joined Saudi Arabia and Russia in supporting an extension of oil cuts by OPEC and other global producers through the first quarter of 2018 to help trim global stockpiles. An extension of the cuts at already agreed-upon output volumes is needed to reach the goal of paring world inventories to their five-year …

Upstream players struggle with uncertainty

Wood Mackenzie survey indicates that upstream players are grappling with the current uncertain situation The oil and gas industry is facing a challenging year. Oil prices remain volatile, and uncertainty remains about whether prices will recover from around $50/bbl. Across the upstream sector, companies are considering their next investments, while weighing up how to remain …

Argentina to pass new mining law this week in order to revive mining industry

Legislation is part of plan to double investment in the sector to $25bn in eight years. Argentine authorities, mining industry players and unions are expected to sign this week a long awaited federal mining agreement. This agreement unifies existing legislation across the country, as part of an ongoing effort to jump-start investment in the sector. The …

Ecuador mining industry to grow eightfold by 2021

Improving gold and copper prices to support development, says BMI Research. Ecuador, until recently only known by its oil resources, will continue to attract investors to its mining sector. The value of the dawning industry is set to jump from $1.1 billion this year to $7.9 billion in 2021, a new report shows. MINING INVESTMENT HOT …

Copper production: Top 10 copper mining companies in 2016

Copper production in figures Preliminary production by the top 10 copper mining companies compiled by IntelligenceMine totalled 9,448 kilotonnes of copper in 2016. That represents a 4% increase compared to 2015 and makes up ~49% of global copper production that reached 19,400 kt last year. Six out of 10 companies increased their copper output while …

Scotland Approves Largest
Floating Offshore Windfarm

The Scottish government has given the green light to the development of one the largest floating offshore wind projects in the world. KINCARDINE OFFSHORE WINDFARM PROJECT The Kincardine Offshore Windfarm Project will have a generating capacity of 50 megawatts (MW) and will be capable of supplying enough power for roughly 56,000 homes when it is commissioned …

Mining solutions

BOOST PRODUCTION ARE YOU REACHING YOUR POTENTIAL? GET MORE OUT OF EVERY MACHINE YOU OPERATE. One way to cut unit costs? Boost production. We offer the most productive new mining machines in the industry, but that’s not all. We also have the resources, technologies and training to help you do more with the fleet you …

Petrochemical resources under
development in Saudi Arabia

To say Saudi Arabia is investing in downstream petrochemical projects is an understatement. Led by the massive grassroot Yanbu oil-to-chemicals plant complex, nearly 200 active petrochemical projects, with a combined total investment value of more than $43 billion, are being planned. Saudi Arabia Basic Industries Corporation’s (SABIC) and Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco) are …

Ecuador plans to invest
$4 billion in mining by 2021

Ecuador: a new mining investment destination in Latin America Ecuador is quickly gaining ground as a mining investment destination in Latin America thanks to a revised regulatory framework and a major investor engagement campaign that has already attracted around 420 applications for concessions in less than a year. Getting to this point, however, has not …

What oil crisis? Arctic drilling
off Norway set for record

Explorers look at drilling a record number of wells in Norway’s Arctic waters this year, undeterred by oil prices apparently stuck below $60/bbl. After making a discovery of as much as 100 MMboe in the Barents Sea, Lundin Petroleum said that it wants to squeeze two more exploration wells into its program this year, even …

Coal use in Europe on its way out — report

Coal generation in Europe is falling and will continue to do so due to competition from cleaner energy sources, such as natural gas and renewables, as well as governments efforts to cut emissions, a study by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) argues. The UK is leading the way when it comes to reducing coal dependency, helping to …

Here’s what miners should expect and do in 2017

Global miners, particularly Canadians, are showing increasing signs of optimism as commodity prices are on the rise, shallow growth is returning to different end markets, and most are in better cost positions than in the recent past, the annual “Tracking the Trends” report by Deloitte released Wednesday shows. However challenges remain, and the industry is …

Shared decommissioning costs are new trend

Royal Dutch Shell Plc’s $3.8-billion sale of North Sea oil and gas fields creates a model for further transactions in a region where the question of who pays to remove decades-old offshore platforms has been an obstacle for other deals. Shell’s agreement with Chrysaor Holdings Ltd. included the condition that Europe’s largest oil company covers …

Europe’s Offshore Wind Worth €18.2 Billion in 2016

Investment in Europe’s offshore wind sector attracted a record-breaking €18.2 billion ($19.5 billion) in 2016, but actual windfarm additions dropped by almost half. NEW INVESTMENT RECORD Last year 11 offshore wind projects reached the final investment decision stage, representing more than €18.2 billion in investment, a new record, according to industry group WindEurope, formerly the European …

ENERGYST AT AFRICAN MINING INDABA 2017

VISIT THE ENERGYST BOOTH AT THE INVESTING IN AFRICAN MINING INDABA 2017 The Investing in African Mining Indaba conference and exhibition is only a few weeks away. This year’s edition of the event for the African mining industry will take place from 6 until 9 February. WHERE WE ARE IN AFRICAN MINING This year’s edition …

New 110 kW heat pumps added to fleet

FLEET NOW CONTAINS 110 KW AND 300 KW HEAT PUMPS With the addition of new EC110HP heat pumps to the Energyst rental fleet, we recently welcomed one of the most compact units on the market. This 110 kW unit ensures high efficiency for cooling and heating application for full load (EER and COP) and part load …

OPEC deal seen helping Norway
oil investment as soon as 2017

OPEC TALKS ON REDUCING CRUDE OIL PRODUCTION Norway has this year politely declined invitations from OPEC to join talks on curbing oil production. Its strategy is now paying off. Western Europe’s biggest crude producer, which isn’t a member of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries and will not feature alongside Russia among non-members contributing to …

Europe Presents New Clean Energy Package

The European Commission (EC) has presented what is being called a ‘mega-package’ of energy-related legislation setting out Europe’s plans for boosting energy efficiency, increased renewables rollout and creating a fair deal for consumers. The 1,000 pages of legislation contained in the Commission’s “Clean Energy for All Europeans” proposals are designed to back up the EC’s …

Decommissioning expected of
600+ offshore projects

RAPID TREND TOWARD DECOMMISSIONING The decommissioning of aging offshore oil and gas platforms, subsea wells and related assets is increasing dramatically, with more than 600 projects expected to be disposed of during the next five years. This rapid trend toward decommissioning is causing spending to rise significantly, according to a new study by IHS Markit. …

Mining capex decline set to continue

PRECIOUS METALS VS INDUSTRIAL METALS While precious metals (with the exception of palladium) have suffered a deep sell-off since the surprise outcome of the US presidential elections, the rally in industrial metals seems only to be gaining momentum. The copper price added 7.7% last week, while nickel rose more than 6% and tin continued its good …

Where do our raw materials come from?

WHO PRODUCES THE RAW MATERIALS WE USE EVERY DAY? Which countries produce the raw materials we all need and use every day? Who mines the copper, grows the timber, makes the cement and harvests the coffee all fueling our modern lives? BullionVault’s latest infographic shows the global output in Dollar terms of the world’s most …

North Sea decommissioning
to grow steadily over next ten years

Report “Decommissioning Insight 2016” A new report forecasts a gradual but steady rise in offshore oil and gas decommissioning in the UK and Norway over the next ten years, with activity growing from a market worth over £2 billion ($2.5 billion) in 2015. Decommissioning Insight 2016, launched by Oil & Gas UK, is the first …

Chile has world’s highest mining costs

Chilean mining costs highest in the world, despite saving measures Mining costs in Chile, the world’s No. 1 copper producer, were among the highest in the world last year even though most companies spent 2015 cutting expenses and placing projects in the back burner, a new study released Monday shows. Data from the Mining Council, …

Offshore wind to pick up speed

Offshore wind could grow more than 650% by 2030, becoming a key power generation technology, according to an IRENA analysis In a new analysis released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), Innovation Outlook: Offshore Wind, offshore wind power has the potential to grow from 13GW in 2015, to 100GW in 2030. According to the …

Annual chiller training for Disney On Ice tour technicians

DISNEY ON ICE TOUR Feld Entertainment is a Florida-based, live-show company whose productions include Disney On Ice and Monster Jam, among other global entertainment projects. The Disney On Ice show literally travels around the world, bringing the Disney magic to millions of families. Energyst has been working together with Feld Entertainment to supply chiller solutions …

Mines turn to off-grid power

Mines turn to off-grid power amid low commodity prices and diminished revenue streams More companies are considering the use of an independent power producer (IPP) to meet their mines’ energy needs, as many projects are under pressure to achieve capital savings to weather the current operating environment, comprising low commodity prices and diminished revenue streams. This …

Ex-rental power plant for sale

USED QUALITY EQUIPMENT Our strategy to become a leading power and temperature control rental company means that we continuously match our fleet capacity and specifications with market demand. As a result we have a changing range of attractive used equipment for sale. NOW AVAILABLE: 27MW EX-RENTAL POWER PLANT Energyst currently has an ex-rental (surplus) 27 MW power …

Caterpillar Again Named as a Top Global Brand

Interbrand Global Brands For the 15th consecutive year, Caterpillar Inc. was named as a Best Global Brand by Interbrand, with a ranking of #82 and an overall brand value of $5.425B. The annual report, according to Interbrand, analyzes how brands help grow businesses – from delivering on customer expectations to driving economic value. Caterpillar’s ranking …

Energyst sponsors Tilburg Trappers

THE TILBURG TRAPPERS ICE HOCKEY TEAM Ice hockey is a very popular sport in Germany. Much more popular than it is in the Netherlands, which is why the very successful Dutch ice hockey team Tilburg Trappers found they lacked competition in the Dutch league. After having won the Dutch championship year after year, the decision was made last …

MAINTAIN A COMFORTABLE CLIMATE THIS WINTER

WE HAVE GOT THE SEASONAL HEATING SOLUTION THAT SUITS YOUR NEEDS Think about what would happen to your business if your power and temperature control systems were unable to operate. Now that summer is over, it is important to be prepared for a heating system outage and for a period of peak demand. GET YOUR SEASONAL …

MEET US AT OFFSHORE ENERGY 2016

ENERGYST EXHIBITING AT OFFSHORE ENERGY 2016 Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference (OEEC) is an annual event focused on the complete offshore energy industry, from oil & gas to wind and marine energy. The event will be held on 25 and 26 October 2016 in the Amsterdam RAI in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Energyst will once again …

Energyst part of global Achilles supply chain

ABOUT ACHILLES Achilles is an external body that verifies a supplier’s status as a trusted partner, by assessing their supply capabilities and compliance with industry legislation. UVDB, Sellihca & Repro Energyst has recently been audited by Achilles. Part of the recent assessment involved an independent site audit where Energyst was awarded 99% for health & Safety …

ASEAMAC membership for Energyst Spain

FROM PURCHASE TO EQUIPMENT RENTAL In Spain, in recent years, cyclical changes to the country’s economy have left their mark on several industries. Where the common practice for companies used to be to purchase and own their equipment, particularly in the industrial and the construction sectors, we now see a tendency towards equipment rental. By now, the equipment rental …

PARTNERSHIP WITH MOËT & CHANDON CONTINUES

MOËT & CHANDON: 270 YEARS OF PREMIUM CHAMPAGNE Moët & Chandon is celebrating more than 270 years of producing the world’s most loved champagne. Today, it is an icon of success and elegance. Energyst has been in a partnership with Moët & Chandon for over a decade, supplying power, cooling and heating solutions during the …

VISIT ENERGYST AT WINDENERGY HAMBURG 2016

WINDENERGY HAMBURG 2016 From September 27-30, 2016, Hamburg will again become the gateway to the world of wind energy. The world’s leading expo for wind energy, WindEnergy Hamburg, will provide a comprehensive overview of the current status and future prospects of the sector – along the entire value chain of the international wind industry, onshore …

NEW XQP150 DIESEL POWER GENERATOR

INTRODUCING THE NEW XQP150 Energyst and Caterpillar introduce the new XQP150 diesel generator. This Stage IIIA product with 150 kVA prime rating is emission-optimised and legally required on all mobile applications in Europe. The super silent XQP150 EUIIIA generator delivers increased flexibility by easily switching between 50 and 60 Hz, which allows one machine to …

ENERGYST EXHIBITING AT ONS 2016

ONS 2016 Only a few more weeks until the start of ONS 2016 in Stavanger. This year’s edition of the combined exhibition, conference and festival for the Northern Seas offshore industry will be held from 29 August until 1 September. THREE CATERPILLAR DEALERS, ONE MESSAGE Energyst has joined forces with Pon Power and Pyroban. The …

Energyst’s strategy for the African market

AFRICAN REVIEW TALKING TO ENERGYST’S COMMERCIAL DIRECTOR FRANK DE KONING Having recently strengthened its technical and commercial teams in Africa, power and temperature control rental solutions provider Energyst has been adapting to the continent’s unique demands. Frank de Koning, Commercial Director for Energyst, discusses the company’s strategy for the African market in an interview with …

Contract renewal Gibraltar power plant

ENERGYST ANNOUNCES RENEWAL OF GIBRALTAR POWER PROJECTS On 1 June 2016, the Gibraltar Electricity Authority (Gibelec) and Energyst CAT Rental Power have agreed a renewal of the contract for the existing power plants in Gibraltar (UK) for at least another 18 months. Energyst has been providing power generation for several years to bridge the construction of a …

Africa Energy Forum 2016 – will we meet you there?

ENERGYST TO SHOW ITS POWER RENTAL SOLUTIONS AT AFRICA ENERGY FORUM 2016 One more week until the 2016 edition of the Africa Energy Forum, the global investment meeting for Africa’s power, energy, infrastructure & industrial sectors. This year’s edition of the AEF will take place in London, UK, from 22 until 24 June. It has become …

Have you got your seasonal cooling in place?

Stay cool this summer with Energyst Think about what would happen to your business if your power and temperature control systems were unable to operate. It’s essential in today’s climate to plan for a cooling system outage or for additional seasonal demand by knowing exactly what temporary equipment you will need, where it will be …

Load Bank Testing

LOAD BANK TESTING & RENTAL SOLUTIONS The importance of load bank testing A load bank gives you all the information you need about the performance of a power unit or system under full or partial load. They can be used to test for example the performance of generators and engines (gensets), transformers, genset controllers, switchgear distribution …

Certifications

Energyst, one of the world’s leading providers of power and temperature control rental solutions, has been awarded ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 certifications. These certifications confirm that Energyst maintains high standards that are recognised globally. ISO 9001 ISO 9001 certification specifies requirements for a quality management system. It proves that Energyst has developed …

Scheduled Maintenance

SCHEDULED MAINTENANCE FOR CONTINUOUS PRODUCTION PROCESS Just like any mechanical device, power generators need regular maintenance and servicing. Especially when they are exposed to extreme temperatures, salt water, dust or debris. This makes preventive maintenance for your generators essential for maximising reliability and minimising the risk of a loss of power. If you are planning …

Contingency Planning

CONTINGENCY PLANNING Sometimes you have to prepare for the worst. This is why we at Energyst think about what might happen during a sudden power blackout. We appreciate the importance of contingency planning, because a disruption in power can have many negative consequences for any company. A power blackout is not always predictable or preventable. …