November 23, 2017
TransCanada’s permit to operate the Keystone crude oil pipeline in South Dakota could be revoked by state regulators, according to Reuters. An initial probe into the recent major spill on the pipeline has yet to reveal its findings, but if it’s discovered that TransCanada violated its license, the state regulators will consider cancelling the company’s... [Read More]

November 22, 2017
Emerson has launched a new line of knife gate valves designed specifically for challenging mid-service mining applications. According to Emerson, the new Clarkson SU10R polyurethane knife gate valves aim to deliver a solution to the abrasion and corrosion conditions that affect mid-service mining applications, while increasing reliability and service life. “Medium... [Read More]

November 21, 2017
Trelleborg Sealing Solutions have launched a unique rotary seal which aims to achieve strong performance and reliability when running at greater speeds and higher temperature. The new Turcon Roto Glyd Ring V is a double-acting rotary seal primarily intended for double-acting pressure applications within severe working conditions that require extended rotary service. According... [Read More]

November 21, 2017
Hamburg based Implico has launched a new system to allow its customers to connect legacy field technology with the OpenTAS terminal management system. The new TCP-X-Unit is capable of simultaneously converting signals from three serial-linked field devices for OpenTAS. In a statement, Implico explains that older hardware and modern software often do not “speak the... [Read More]

November 20, 2017
Based near Wells in Somerset, St Cuthberts Mill specialises in the manufacture of high-quality artists’ papers. With a heritage that can be traced back to the 1700s, the company makes approximately 80 tonnes of paper every month using a continental shift pattern across 24/7 operations. The secret of the company’s success lies in the performance of its papers,... [Read More]

November 20, 2017
A Denver, Colorado based oil and gas producer is using Coriolis flowmeters for well head allocation. Bonanza Creek is an exploration and production company focused on extracting oil and associated liquids-rich natural gas in Colorado’s Denver-Julesburg Basin. The company required an accurate and reliable way to measure how much oil water each well was producing. Typically,... [Read More]

November 20, 2017
SNC-Lavalin has announced the agreement of a contract with Ecopetrol in Colombia for conceptual, basic and detailed engineering on high and medium complexity projects through to 2020. Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin is a global, fully integrated professional services and project management company. It provides a broad range of project solutions, including capital investment,... [Read More]

November 20, 2017
Hubli, India based Weir BDK will supply Indian EPC contractor M/S Tata Projects with £1.4 million (€1.6 million) worth of butterfly valves. The valves will be installed in the Sri Damodaram Sanjeeviah thermal power station, a coal-based facility with 1600MW capacity near Andhra Pradesh. As part of the new contract, Weir BDK is working closely with M/S Tata... [Read More]

November 16, 2017
The ‘most used and recognised offshore pipeline standard in the world’ has been updated to reflect new pipeline research and developments by leading industry players, including quality assurance and risk management company DNV GL. Previously called DNV-OS-F101, the standard has been renamed to DNVGL-ST-F101. Across the world, around 65% of all new projects... [Read More]

November 16, 2017
Producers Midstream will use UOP Russell modular cryogenic equipment to process 200 million standard cubic feet per day of natural gas at its gas processing facility in the Delaware Basin in western Texas, according to a statement. UOP Russell is a wholly owned subsidiary of Honeywell. Cryogenic units extract high-value natural gas liquids (NGLs) from natural gas streams... [Read More]

November 15, 2017
Scientists in the US are developing an analysis tool to more accurately predict how sulphur compounds in crude oil might corrode equipment. The research aims to address a major safety issue for fluid handling in the oil industry. According to a statement from the US Department of Energy, the results of the ongoing research at the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource... [Read More]

November 15, 2017
Pump solutions specialist Selwood has launched what it dubs a ‘green-friendly' electric solids handling pump. The UK based company has introduced a new Super Silent electric drive addition to its renowned S range of solids handling pumps, called the S150 Super Silent 30kW Electric. Designed to be environmentally friendly, the pump is ideal for a range of water... [Read More]

November 14, 2017
Flowmeters come in a variety of forms and operate on a range of different principles. Choosing the correct flowmeter for your application is vital for ensuring both accuracy, efficiency and value for money. Coriolis flowmeters are one of the most popular for measuring mass flow – that is, the movement of fluid down a pressure or thermal gradient.   How do... [Read More]

November 13, 2017
Grundfos, a specialist in the manufacturer of energy-efficient pumps in the world, has announced that its subsidiary Grundfos Pumps India Pvt (Grundfos India) will be launching a new manufacturing facility in Dantali, Gujarat. The facility is spread across two acres and will supply stainless steel products, boosters, and box products to India’s... [Read More]

November 13, 2017
US liquid management solutions provider BakerCorp has recently marked the completion of a multi-site dewatering project for a Denver area public-private construction entity. BakerCorp was chosen as the single vendor for the project based on the company’s ability to design a custom filtration, containment, and pumping solution for around-the-clock groundwater containment... [Read More]

November 10, 2017
Steve Schofield, director and CEO of the British Pump Manufacturers Association (BPMA), provides an overview of the ‘contentious’ Radio Equipment Directive. The Radio Equipment Directive supersedes the former R&TTE (Radio & Telecommunications Terminal Equipment) directive and determines that all and any products that are equipped or combined with... [Read More]

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