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Plugging In: Oklahoma energy briefs, Oct. 26

Oklahoma energy briefs for Oct. 26, 2012
Published: October 26, 2012

Fluor receives OG&E contract

Texas-based Fluor Corp. has won a five-year contract to provide maintenance and construction services for all seven of Oklahoma Gas and Electric Co.'s power generation plants in Oklahoma, the company announced this week. The value of the contract was not disclosed. “Fluor is one of the largest providers of maintenance and outage support services to the power generation industry in the United States.” President Dave Dunning said. “This new contract exemplifies our breadth and depth of maintenance and construction resources and provides us with the opportunity to deliver added value to this key client through a multisite, multiyear program.”

Glass plant wins energy award

Verallia North America has earned ENERGY STAR plant certification at its local glass packaging facility, the company announced this week. The 100-year-old Sapulpa facility is one of only three container glass facilities in the United States to earn the designation for its energy efficiency efforts. All three are owned by Verallia. The Sapulpa plant, which employs 345 people, makes more than 3 million recyclable bottles each day.