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Jul 26, 2021
Xylem innovation cuts treatment clarification costs
Oil and Gas News
Jul 26, 2021
Valves
Rotork has been selected as the sole provider of intelligent electric actuators for one of the largest development projects in the Norwegian continental shelf, Johan Sverdrup. Energy company Equinor ordered in excess of 700 of Rotork’s IQ multi and part-turn actuators for the Johan Sverdrup oil field in the North Sea, which is located approximately 150 km away from... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jul 23, 2021
Pipelines
Yorkshire Water has improved its leak detection with an artificial intelligence trial that has learnt to differentiate sounds from acoustic loggers to reduce false alarms by 60%. The project with Siemens and Artesia analysed data from nearly 40,000 loggers across Yorkshire’s clean water network to listen for evidence of leaks that should trigger a manual investigation. These... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Jul 30, 2021
Pipelines
The US says it has reached a deal with Germany to prevent Russia from using its Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline as political leverage over Europe. The nearly completed 1,230km (764 miles) pipeline under the Baltic Sea will double Russian gas exports to Germany. US official Victoria Nuland said it was "a bad pipeline". Ukraine says the Nord Stream 2 pipeline threatens its... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Jul 23, 2021
Other
Oil Refineries, Israel’s largest refining and petrochemicals group, plans to invest $1.5 billion (€1.27 billion) to become a cleaner energy company. Israel has proposed shutting a major industrial zone in the coastal city of Haifa that health officials say has been hazardous for years and turning it into an eco-friendly commercial hub. Oil Refineries said it will... [Read More]

Product News
Jul 22, 2021
The advanced, compact ST75V Air/Gas Flow Meter from Fluid Components International (FCI) helps monitor the potentially volatile, hydrogen (H2) gas necessary to help large electric plant power generators keep their cool as they produce electricity across the power grid. Power generation is a high-temperature, hazardous process. At the front-end, there are natural gas... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Jul 22, 2021
Pipelines
California regulators have directed two of the state's largest oil refineries to cut their air pollution that will require modifications at the plants. This means Chevron Corp's Richmond plant and PBF Energy Inc's Martinez refinery, will have to install wet gas scrubbers to reduce pollution from their fluid catalytic cracking units (FCCU) within five years. The new requirement... [Read More]

Features
Jul 22, 2021
Cloud-based applications are providing water utilities with more resilient and flexible network management options, enabling them to make better use of existing data, writes Josh Britton, global product manager at technology specialist Ovarro. The water sector is under continued pressure to make operations more efficient but in many cases, ageing IT systems are holding... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jul 21, 2021
Pipelines
Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water is currently investing £8 million (€9.2 million) to upgrade the wastewater network between Hailey Park and Tongwynlais. This investment work will help increase the sewer network capacity and help protect the local environment for years to come. The work, which got underway last summer, involves replacing, cleaning and relining sections of the... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Jul 21, 2021
Pipelines
Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have reached a compromise over OPEC+ policy in a move that should unlock a deal to supply more crude to a tight oil market and cool soaring prices. Brent oil prices fell on the news by as much as $1 per barrel towards $75 per barrel after Reuters reported the two major OPEC producers had agreed a deal. In a statement on Wednesday,... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Jul 21, 2021
Pipelines
Shell and BP South African Petroleum Refineries (SAPREF) is preparing to start-up after a temporary shutdown. South Africa's largest crude oil refinery will begin restarting, after temporarily shutting down as a wave of violent looting swept across the country, the operators said in a statement. The refinery, situated in the east coast port city of Durban, shut down... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Jul 20, 2021
Pipelines
Cadent, the UK's largest gas distribution company, has released a Green Print - Future Heat for Everyone blueprint drawing together technical, consumer and economic considerations to create a pioneering plan to transition 22 million homes to low carbon heat by 2050. It underlines the scale of the challenge ahead, acknowledging that a mosaic of low carbon heating solutions... [Read More]

Product News
Jul 20, 2021
Atlas Copco Power & Flow has launched two new PAS dewatering surface pumps with proprietary HardHat technology. The lightweight canopy means the PAS 100 and PAS 150 pumps are durable and easy to service - minimising downtime. The HardHat polymer is resistant to corrosion and the effects of extreme temperatures and harsh operating environments. Furthermore, the canopy... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jul 20, 2021
Pipelines
Esh-Stantec is set to commence work on the Northumbrian Water Capital Construction Works Runway 3 Framework after securing a place on lots 1 and 2. The framework will help maintain and improve the water and sewerage treatment and network assets, which serves 2.7 million people across Northumbrian Water’s operating areas. The capital works for the infrastructure programme... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jul 19, 2021
Pumps
A team from Oil Dynamics recently finished a substantial water installation in a wide mountainous area in the Eastern Mediterranean. The German company supplied a turn-key electric submersible pumping system (ESPS) including the electrical variable speed drive, control system, wellhead and production tubing. The ESPS is producing water from more than 1,500 meter below... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Jul 19, 2021
Pipelines
Iran is set to start loading crude oil at the Jask oil terminal on the Gulf Oman adding its first export terminal outside the strategic Strait of Hormuz leading to the Persian Gulf. ABout 100,000 mt of heavy crude oil could be loaded, Vahid Maleki, director of the Jask Oil Terminal, told the state-run IRNA news agency on July 17. Iran's outgoing President Hassan Rouhani... [Read More]


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