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May 19, 2022
Achieving in-situ flowmeter calibration utopia
Features
May 9, 2022
To understand the energy dynamics of today’s war in Ukraine, it is necessary to visit the history of the pipeline systems that were built during the Soviet period and within the Warsaw Pact countries. Firstly, most of the production of oil and gas is in Russia and very little in the other former Soviet Union countries and most of that oil production lies west of the... [Read More]

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May 4, 2022
Machine-learning technology trialled on part of Wessex Water’s sewerage network has identified early forming sewer blockages in real-time with a 92% accuracy rate. The potential of artificial technology (AI) to transform sewer network management has been demonstrated during a three-month trial of StormHarvester’s Intelligent Sewer Suite with Wessex Water in the city... [Read More]

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Apr 26, 2022
Valve automation in metering skids for the oil and gas industry is a challenging task. High availability and easy integration of valves and actuators are crucial for these applications. Using a master station to control all the actuators within the metering system has proven to have multiple benefits. This is illustrated by the use of AUMA’s new SIMA² Master Station... [Read More]

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Apr 25, 2022
The China-Russia pipeline, which measures over 800 km and was constructed in a record 180 days, is exposed to extreme conditions. To ensure accurate pipeline monitoring and control even in severe environments, remote telemetry specialist Ovarro provided 22 TBox-MS Modular remote telemetry units (RTUs). Capable of transporting millions of tonnes of Russian crude oil... [Read More]

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Apr 20, 2022
With £650 billion (€786 billion) of public and private investment lined up, infrastructure projects are set to boom over the next 10 years. The future of UK infrastructure is undoubtedly exciting. From the 10-year school rebuilding programme, through to the 40 new hospitals targeted to be built and in-use by 2030, to countless other public and private projects, there’s... [Read More]

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Apr 12, 2022
A pioneering pig farm in North Carolina that has led the way in its industry for embracing renewable technologies, has reported a 10% increase in its biogas yields by investing in two new chopper pumps made by Landia. Soon after Butler Farms opened just over 25 years ago, the owner quickly wanted to reduce its impact on the environment, culminating in the development... [Read More]

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Apr 4, 2022
Following its announcement on 5 May last year about updating the New Industrial Strategy, the European Commission has further indicated that it will rely quite heavily on industry to deliver on the major challenges faced by our economies and societies in Europe. This is particularly the case in relation to sustainability, digital transformation, and global competitiveness,... [Read More]

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Mar 28, 2022
Their names sound like sinister creations that would spring from the evil mind of a mad scientist in a futuristic novel or movie - hexafluorochloride, dexamethasone, germanium and cadmium telluride. In reality, they are among the many chemical ingredients that are indispensable foundational components in the manufacture of commodities such as semiconductors. The main... [Read More]

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Mar 21, 2022
When looking to replace an industrial hose, it is important to remember that a “one size fits all” solution does not exist. Different materials are suitable for different uses and the same goes for designs. Selecting the right product is crucial for the success of businesses as using the wrong type of hose can result in disruption to your chain of distribution or,... [Read More]

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Mar 21, 2022
The API’s new conservation guidelines build upon ongoing industry investment in conservation projects and commitment to community engagement, as outlined in the organisation’s Community Engagement Guidelines. The latest guidelines provide pipeline operators a roadmap for implementing best practices while meeting safety standards to help ensure the nation’s more... [Read More]

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Mar 15, 2022
Many fluid handling applications can be affected by cavitation, but it is a particular challenge for the water and wastewater industry where a high number of pumps are deployed. The result of cavitation is an increased risk of downtime and higher maintenance costs. The issue goes beyond the need to replace a damaged pump. In remote areas, in particular, the cost of sending... [Read More]

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Mar 8, 2022
As the world moves to develop more earth-friendly manufacturing processes, NETZSCH NEMO® Pumps are helping a new, local plant turn food waste into renewable energy and helping to reduce the carbon footprint. Wasatch Resource Recovery takes pre-consumer food and beverage waste and converts this waste into renewable energy in the form of natural gas and fertiliser as... [Read More]

Features
Mar 1, 2022
Operators in the oil and gas sector are facing some big challenges – many of which are being exacerbated by the current pandemic. Oil prices are low and production in a surplus. The cyclic nature of the industry means there is an ongoing need for cost saving and efficiency. However, keeping production costs lean must be balanced with the need for safety. This not only... [Read More]

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Feb 22, 2022
Yorkshire Water Knostrop is a large wastewater treatment plant in then UK servicing a growing population of 800,000 people in the north of the England. The decision was taken to rebuild the works with standard digestion and a combined heat and power (CHP) plant. The contract was given to build a facility to process indigenous sludge and imported dewatered sludge cake. SEEPEX... [Read More]


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