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‘Kemper’ IGCC Cost Estimate Hiked $29 Million

In a September 2 filing with the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission, Mississippi Power Co. revealed the cost of its over-budget, under-construction, $5.5 billion, 582-megawatt “Kemper” integrated gasification combined cycle plant will rise $29 million.

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Margins & Economics

Neste to Boost Refining, ‘NExBTL’ Margins

Neste Oil announced September 11 in a “Capital Markets Day” presentation in London that it aims to boost its corporate-wide refining margin to “at least $5 per barrel” as part of its strategy to be the “Baltic Sea champion in refining.”

Electric Power
Fuels & Processing

Stora Enso Plans Cellulosic-Sugar Demo Unit

Following the acquisition of U.S.-based biotechnology company Virdia in June, Finnish pulp and paper company Stora Enso recently announced plans to build a $43-million cellulosic sugar demonstration and market development unit in Raceland, La.