TITLE

Power Guys

AUTHOR(S)
Fahey, Jonathan
PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;5/11/2009, Vol. 5 Issue 8, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that engineering giant ABB Group is providing the electric transmission system for delivering electricity to a BP PLC's natural gas platform in the middle of the North Sea. ABB is providing its electric transmission systems and its electricity-sparing motors to industries such as utilities, mining, oil and gas, and heavy manufacturing. It is noted that ABB has positioned itself to benefit from billions governments worldwide are spending on building electrical grids.
ACCESSION #
41227133

 

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