Product News
Jan 24, 2020
A new temperature transducer/switch from GEMÜ enables precise temperature monitoring in systems and piping across a broad measurement range. The GEMÜ 3240 temperature transducer/switch features high-quality measuring cells that are able to withstand media temperatures of between -40 °C and +150 °C and operating pressures of up to 160 bar, while maintaining an accuracy... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Jan 24, 2020
Pumps
Centrifugal pump manufacturer Amarinth has secured two new pump orders from Yinson Offshore Production and the Fatima Fertilizer Company. The order from Yinson includes four stainless steel horizontal pumps, which will be installed on a condensate unit in a hazardous zone onboard a floating, production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel. The FPSO will be located... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jan 23, 2020
Pumps
A new digital tool developed by BHR Group is being used by water utilities to analyse their sludge pumping systems and reduce costs. The software, known as SLOT 2.0, is able to calculate sludge flow properties and behaviours, as well as frictional pipe pressure losses and system curves. It can also identify the most effective pumps to use on any system, selecting the... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Jan 22, 2020
Other
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Justice Department and the state of Colorado have announced a settlement with K. P. Kauffman Company (KPK), which resolves alleged violations of the federal Clean Air Act and Colorado’s air quality regulations. The settlement required KPK to put in place pollution control measures at 67 well production facilities,... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jan 22, 2020
Pipelines
Satellite data analytics proveder Rezatec has partnered with MeterSYS, a smart cities solutions provider in the water market, to provide utilities with advanced, high-tech solutions across the US. The solutions will include Rezatec’s pipeline risk assessment tool, which combines satellite data with machine learning techniques to produce likelihood and consequence... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Jan 21, 2020
Other
Oil and gas companies are facing a critical challenge as the world increasingly shifts towards clean energy transitions. Fossil fuels drive the companies’ near-term returns, but failure to address growing calls to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions could threaten their long-term social acceptability and profitability. The oil and gas industry now needs to make... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jan 21, 2020
Pipelines
A review of UK Water Industry Research’s (UKWIR) National Failure Database (NFD) for pipe assets is being carried out by Servelec Technologies. The work will examine the business case for continuing development and support of the NFD, which benchmarks failure rates for water distribution mains and sewers in the UK and Ireland. Data relating to characteristics such... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Jan 21, 2020
Other
Global manufacturer of mechanical seals and support systems AESSEAL has increased capacity in its operations in the US, through a series of investments totalling almost $16 million (€14.4 million). Over the past year, AESSEAL, which is held by AES Engineering, has invested approximately $11 million (€9.9 million) into its US manufacturing facility in Rockford, Tennessee.... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jan 20, 2020
Pumps
KSB Group has dispatched a boiler feed pump with reportedly the largest drive rating in the world, to be used in a coal-fired power plant currently under construction in Huaibei, China. The supercritical power station Pingshan II is using a new technology that is expected to reach an efficiency of almost 50% at a unit output of 1,350MW. The developers designed the... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jan 20, 2020
Pipelines
UK utility Anglian Water has commenced a trial using fibre optic cables to detect leaks in the provider’s water pipe network. In partnership with Kier, a leading provider of construction and infrastructure services, and CRALEY Group, the new trial builds on Anglian Water’s innovation in next generation leakage engineering. CRALEY Group’s iSMTM technology is... [Read More]