KIK-AS clinical trial : Angelman syndrome drug candidate GTX-102 to be evaluated by GeneTx Biotherapeutics

GeneTx Biotherapeutics is set to start the KIK-AS clinical trial for evaluating GTX-102 for the treatment of Angelman syndrome (AS), a rare, neurogenetic disorder resulting from the loss-of-function of the maternally inherited allele of the UBE3A gene. In this connection, the biotech startup has secured institutional review board (IRB) approval from Rush University Medical Center […]

Epizyme gets FDA priority review for TAZVERIK in follicular lymphoma

Epizyme has been granted priority review by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the use of TAZVERIK (tazemetostat) in relapsed or refractory follicular lymphoma (FL). As per the new drug application (NDA) that has been accepted by the FDA, the Massachusetts-based biopharma company is seeking the accelerated approval of the methyltransferase inhibitor for […]

2023 NGTL Intra-Basin System Expansion and Alberta XPress project and approved by TC Energy

TC Energy has approved the 2023 NGTL Intra-Basin System Expansion and the Alberta XPress project on its 100% owned natural gas pipeline systems with a combined investment of $1.3 billion. The 2023 NGTL Intra-Basin System Expansion is being taken up with an investment of $900 million for supplying natural gas produced in the Western Canadian […]

Shell, Valent invest in FORGE’s biofuel production plant in Sombra

FORGE Hydrocarbons, a University of Alberta spin-off company, has secured equity investment from Shell Ventures and a follow-on contribution from Valent Low-Carbon Technologies to help develop a CAD$30 million commercial-scale, biofuel production plant in Sombra, Ontario. Shell Ventures has now joined the funders and collaborators of FORGE Hydrocarbons, which includes World Energy, Lockheed Martin, Sustainable […]

Parkland Fuel acquires petroleum marketer Kellerstrass Oil

Parkland Fuel Corporation has wrapped up its previously announced acquisition of Utah-based regional retail dealer and commercial fuel business Kellerstrass Oil Company. The Canadian independent fuel retailing company signed the deal last month through its fully owned US subsidiaries (collectively, called Parkland USA) to acquire the US petroleum marketer. Financial terms of the deal were […]

South Disouq gas block : SDX Energy begins drilling of Salah well

UK-based SDX Energy has started drilling of the SD-6X well (Salah well) at the onshore South Disouq gas block in the Nile Delta in Egypt. The MENA-focused oil and gas company had a working interest of 55% in the South Disouq concession where it is partnered by US-based IPR Energy Group. Production from the South […]

Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort : KONE to supply elevators for new conference center and hotel

KONE, an elevator and escalator manufacturer, has bagged an order to deliver 16 KONE elevators for Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort in Cherokee, North Carolina. The elevators will be for the new conference center and hotel tower, which are being built at the Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort, owned by the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians and […]

Bozhong 34-9 oilfield brought into production by CNOOC in Bohai Sea

China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC), a Chinese national oil company has started production from the Bozhong 34-9 oilfield in the south of Bohai Sea. Contained in an average water depth of 18.1 meters, the Bozhong 34-9 oilfield is using the existing facilities of Kenli oilfield for its production apart from a central platform and […]

Rio Bravo Pipeline : NextDecade to sell associated pipeline of Rio Grande LNG project to Enbridge

NextDecade has agreed to sell the Rio Bravo Pipeline, the associated 137-mile long pipeline of its Rio Grande LNG export facility in Texas, to Enbridge for a deal worth up to $25 million. The Rio Bravo Pipeline will comprise two 42-inch pipelines and is designed to bring up to 4.5 billion cubic feet per day […]

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