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Feb 20, 2020
Eddyfi/NDT acquires pipeline inline inspection company Halfwave
Oil and Gas News
Feb 20, 2020
Pipelines
In partnership with QiO Technologies, Penspen has developed THEIA as an environment for pipeline operators around the world to access Penspen’s expertise in defect assessment and asset integrity management. The new project is part of Penspen’s ongoing commitment to the digital transformation of its services. THEIA combines Penspen’s technical expertise, industry... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Feb 20, 2020
Pipelines
UK water company Severn Trent is trialling the use of fibre optic cables inside its water pipes, in an attempt to reduce the number of leaks and bursts across its network. Based in the Midlands, the water company recently installed 750m of fibre optic cable inside a live section of its network to test its ‘listening’ capabilities over a four-hour period, during... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Feb 20, 2020
Valves
US-based Ferguson has signed a purchase agreement to acquire Columbia Pipe & Supply, an independent distributor headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. The company, which specialises in PVF, commercial mechanical, commercial plumbing, industrial, valve automation, engineered products and hydronics, was founded in 1935 and employs around 375 staff. Columbia Pipe operates... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Feb 19, 2020
Other
Fuel additive developer Clariant Refinery Services has opened a new crude and fuel oil laboratory in Bradford, the UK. The new lab, which will focus on applications for transport and storage, will support a technical services team equipped to address challenges experienced by refineries, storage terminals, pipeline provider and logistics companies around the globe. Featuring... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Feb 19, 2020
Level Monitors
Texas, US-based Analytical Systems Keco has introduced a fugitive emission control unit to help eliminate harmful emissions from analysers and gas chromatography (GC) vents at chemical and gas processing plants. By using the units, operators can meet environmental compliance, while avoiding the need for gas flaring associated with air contamination. Through a catalytic... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Feb 19, 2020
Pumps
German pump manufacturer KSB has announced its new Amarex KRT range of submersible motor pumps featuring jacket-cooled drives, which are designed to transport untreated wastewater in municipal and industrial wastewater management. The new pump sets are available with drive ratings from 10 to 30kW and are suitable for vertical and horizontal dry installation. As the... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Feb 19, 2020
Pipelines
The US Department of Energy (DOE) has announced up to $38.5 million (€35.6 million) in funding to develop technology to rehabilitation natural gas distribution pipelines. The funding is for a new Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) programme, Rapid Encapsulation of Pipelines Avoiding Intensive Replacement (REPAIR), which will support new technologies... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Feb 18, 2020
Pipelines
NV5 Global has been awarded a contract to provide environmental consulting and inspection services for the replacement of 61 miles of ageing natural gas pipeline infrastructure in Ohio and West Virginia in the US. The contract, which is valued at around $6 million (€5.5 million), is expected to take 19 months to complete. NV5 will document compliance with the Federal... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Feb 18, 2020
Pipelines
Satellite data analytics provider Rezatec has won a contract for a pipeline risk assessment from utility HERA Group, through its Italian partners Isoil Industria. Italian multi-utility HERA Group commissioned Isoil to help further understand network dynamics and sensitivities, as well as reduce non-revenue water by using new technologies to interact with existing ones. Isoil... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Feb 18, 2020
Pipelines
Anglo American has awarded Greece’s Corinth Pipeworks a contract for the manufacture and supply of steel pipes for the Los Bronces Pipeline Replacement project. The contract, which covers pipe for the 35km slurry pipeline in Chile, includes the supply of 24-inch LSAW pipes in heavy wall thickness up to 31.75mm and three layer polyethylene coating. The total quantity... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Feb 17, 2020
Valves
Rotork has announced that its electric and fluid power actuators have been installed on a new floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel, located offshore Brazil. Metroval selected Rotork intelligent IQ3 multi-turn electric actuators, as well as CP and GP quarter-turn pneumatic actuators, to control plug and butterfly valves on an FPSO, which will operate... [Read More]

Product News
Feb 17, 2020
Edwards Vacuum has launched a new compact dry pump, the nXRi, which features lower input power and zero maintenance, bringing performance improvements and cost benefits to a range of applications. Initial variants will provide pumping speeds of either 60 or 90 m3h-1, four times more pumping speed than a similar sized dry pump. The compact footprint and height allow... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Feb 17, 2020
Pipelines
Canadian pipeline operator Enbridge has announced plans to purchase Rio Bravo Pipeline Company from NextDecade, for a maximum price of $25 million (€23 million). Under a definitive agreement signed by the two companies, $15 million (€13.8 million) will be paid at closing, with the final balance to be paid after NextDecade reaches a positive final investment decision... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Feb 14, 2020
Other
SOCAR-AQS and Halliburton have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to form a new joint venture to provide a range of oilfield products and services in Azerbaijan. The joint venture will be based in Baku, Azerbaijan, and will focus is business development and operations both on onshore and offshore Azerbaijan. “Combining our unrivalled knowledge, experience... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Feb 14, 2020
Pipelines
Canada’s TC Energy has approved two new expansion projects totalling $1.3 billion (€1.2 billion) on its natural gas pipeline systems. The 2023 NGTL Intra-Basin System Expansion will deliver natural gas from the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin (WCSB) to markets within Alberta on the NOVA Gas Transmission system. The Alberta Xpress project will see the expansion... [Read More]


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