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Sep 20, 2021
American Falls’ mixer transformation gets wastewater sludge on the move
Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Sep 20, 2021
Valves
Sealing solutions specialist Greene Tweed has supplied perfluoro elastomers (FFKM) to a leading petrochemical company. The company’s goal was to increase the mean time between failure (MTBF) of its screw spindle pump from several weeks to several years. The firm also wanted to increase safety at all of the pump installations in its ethylene oxide (EO) and propylene... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Sep 20, 2021
Pipelines
Shell Ventures and BlueAlp Holding have announced a new partnership to develop and deploy plastic waste to chemical feedstock technology. The technology transforms plastic waste into pyrolysis oil that can be used to make sustainable chemicals. Shell has taken a 21.25% equity stake in BlueAlp as part of the agreement. “With BlueAlp’s innovative technology and Shell’s... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Sep 17, 2021
Pipelines
bp, ADNOC and Masdar have signed three agreements with the potential to lead to billions of dollars of investment into clean and low carbon energy - creating potentially thousands of energy jobs. The first agreement will see the companies collaborate to initially develop 2GW of low carbon hydrogen across hubs in the UK and UAE, with the intention to expand as the project... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Sep 17, 2021
Other
The latest supply chain trends survey from the Chemical Business Association showed a sharp fall in order books. The September survey also revealed that member companies continued to face serious supply chain issues, notably a significant shortage of UK road haulage capacity due to HGV driver shortages which is delaying or preventing vital materials from reaching customers... [Read More]

Product News
Sep 17, 2021
Pipestoppers is providing a wide range of new inflatable plugs and bladders to prevent blockages in fluid handling networks. Large Inflatable rubber plugs have been in use in large-scale infrastructure projects since the early 1920s, when they were used in large cities to isolate and empty sewer sections to enable repairs - thus avoiding excavation. Storm drainage pipelines,... [Read More]

Product News
Sep 16, 2021
Fluid handling equipment manufacturer Graco Inc. has launched the PM8 and PM20 dispense meters. Designed and tested to withstand rough use and tough conditions, PM meters are IP69K rated and encased in metal, providing added protection. “The design of our new PM series of meters keeps a certain type of customer in mind,” said Shane Norman, product marketing manager... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Sep 16, 2021
Valves
AUMA has been awarded a framework agreement covering the replacement of existing valve actuators along the Transalpine Pipeline (TAL). The pipeline connects Italy, Austria, Germany and the Czech Republic and it relies on AUMA actuators for the safe and reliable transport of crude oil. with its proven SAEx 25.1 devices. As part of the five-year agreement, the AUMA actuators... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Sep 16, 2021
Valves
Sei and Sfera Energy Solutions have implemented a smart heating system for the municipality of Mantua. The monitoring system for the district aims is to create a “smart” supply of district heating in terms of efficiency and cost reduction. The new system consisted of two Vexve iSENSE™ valves equipped with special sensors. These sensors provide essential information... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Sep 13, 2021
Pipelines
Trelleborg will showcase its portfolio of LNG transfer technology at this year’s Gastech in Dubai on 21 – 23 September. Trelleborg, which works in gas transfer sector, will highlight to delegates and visitors how it is transitioning to cleaner energy. Trelleborg’s portfolio is designed to optimise loading and unloading operations delivering improved productivity,... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Sep 13, 2021
Flowmeters
FLEXIM’s FLUXUS F/G831 has been approved for operation in ATEX Zone 1 explosive areas. The flow measurement is carried out non-intrusively with ultrasonic transducers mounted on the outside of the pipe. The device has two intrinsically safe process inputs for connecting pressure and temperature sensors. This allows the transmitter to directly determine the output... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Sep 13, 2021
Pipelines
Greece's Hellenic Gas Transmission System Operator (DESFA) and North Macedonia's NER JSC Skopje have signed a cooperation agreement for the development and construction of an interconnected natural gas pipeline. The new pipeline between the two countries was agreed at the 5th Southeast Europe Energy Forum held in Thessaloniki. The 123-kilometer pipeline will be capable... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Sep 13, 2021
Pipelines
Singapore’s National Water Agency PUB has received S$51 million (€32 million) from the National Research Foundation to develop innovative and high-impact solutions to meet national water needs over the next five years. With the country’s water demand expected to almost double by 2060, continuous research and development (R&D) is required to spur innovative solutions... [Read More]

Features
Sep 13, 2021
Put simply, head is the height at which a pump can raise fluid up and is measured in metres or feet. Companies like Atlas Copco use it when specifying centrifugal pumps because their pumping characteristics tend to be independent of the fluid’s specific gravity, often referred to as relative density. Avoid confusion: head vs pressure Head can sometimes be confused... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Sep 13, 2021
Pipelines
OPEC has cut its world oil demand forecast for the last quarter of 2021 due to concerns about the Delta coronavirus variant. The oil producers’ organisation said that a further recovery would be partially delayed until next year when consumption will exceed pre-pandemic rates. The Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries revealed in its monthly report it expects... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Sep 10, 2021
Pipelines
The Weir Group has completed the sale of its oil and gas division to Caterpillar Inc. The sale, for an enterprise value of $405 million (€342 million), subject to customary working capital and debt-like adjustments, was first announced at the end of last year and has since been approved by shareholders. Weir Group CEO Jon Stanton said: “I would like to thank the... [Read More]


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