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Jan 17, 2020
Level monitors provider Otodata Wireless Network secures $7.5 million in financing
Water/Wastewater News
Jan 17, 2020
Level Monitors
Endress+Hauser has released two new point level instruments – Liquiphant FTL51B and FTL41 – which are vibrating fork, or vibronic, level instruments. The FTL51B features Industry 4.0 and Industrial Internet of Things capabilities, including access via wireless Bluetooth technology, automatic proof tests and verification and easy commissioning via a mobile device. The... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Jan 8, 2020
Pipelines
Pembina Pipeline, together with Petrochemical Industries of Kuwait, has announced that Canada Kuwait Petroleum (CKPC) has executed a lump sum engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for the construction of a major petrochemical facility in Canada. The contract has been secured for construction of the propane dehydrogenation (PDH) facility within its... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Jan 6, 2020
Pumps
Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG), a provider of pumps and associated fluid path technologies, has expanded its global reach with new direct sales and technical support offerings in Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria. The launch of the company’s subsidiary Watson-Marlow Kft. was effective 1 January 2020. It is a key part of WMFTG’s global expansion strategy,... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Dec 23, 2019
Pumps
Learning about the operation and maintenance of any important asset is the first step in optimising its performance and reliability. This task is made easier when the participants are able to get hands-on training for pumps and inspect the components in person. Sulzer’s training courses give customers the opportunity to gather essential information and knowledge from... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Dec 19, 2019
Pumps
PSG and Dover Group company Almatec, a manufacturer of specialty pumps, has extended its line of solid plastic C-Series air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pumps. The new additions include C 40 and C 50 models, which are engineered to be a more cost-effective alternative to similar plastic pumps. The pumps feature an industry-leading design that increases bolt torque... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Dec 18, 2019
Valves
Metso’s valve business, Future Neles, will open two new service centres in Lisbon, Portugal and in the Mulhouse area of France, to increase service availability. The company’s service centres offer valve repair services, as well as predictive maintenance services such as digitalised process diagnostic services and shutdown planning, to help customers increase plant... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Dec 16, 2019
Flowmeters
A new flow measurement solution from Emerson now provides greater measurement assurance for hydrocarbon custody transfer applications. The company’s MID-certified turnkey flow measurement solution in Europe enhances truck and railcar loading operations by improving measurement accuracy and traceability, increasing loading bay availability and reducing operating costs. The... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Nov 29, 2019
Pipelines
Inter Pipeline and the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) have partnered to research opportunities to reuse and recycle plastic in Canada. The 10-year agreement, which is known as Plastics Research in Action (PRIA), will be funded through a $10 million (€9.1 million) commitment from Inter Pipeline, which represents the largest applied research partnership... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Nov 27, 2019
Pipelines
A team at the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) has been awarded a $653,000 (€593,220) contract by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) to test longer-lasting concrete pipes embedded with polypropylene fibres for strength and durability. The team, led by Ali Abolmaali, Tseng Huang Endowed Professor, will monitor and evaluate the performance of these... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Nov 25, 2019
Other
Recent data from the UK’s Office of National Statistics (ONS) has revealed the UK chemicals sector has increased its annual spending on research and development (R&D) by 3.4%. Chemicals businesses recorded growth in R&D investment of £175 million (€204.6 million), pushing the overall total to £5.36 billion (€6.26 billion), according to the latest ONS... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Nov 22, 2019
Pipelines
Royal Vopak has been selected by Gulf Coast Growth Ventures (GCGV), the petrochemical joint venture between ExxonMobil and SABIC, to design, build, own and operate a new industrial terminal in Texas, US. The terminal is expected to serve the 1.8 million tonnes per year ethane cracker planned by the joint venture company, which will be the largest steam cracker in the... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Nov 11, 2019
Other
UK-based corrosion management company CorrosionRADAR has secured an investment worth £1 million (€1.16 million) to develop its technology and expand into the oil, gas and petrochemical sectors. The company, which supplies the long range Corrosion Under Insulation (CUI) monitoring technology, has secured investment from the MEIF Proof of Concept & Early Stage... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Oct 17, 2019
Valves
Krohne and Samson have introduced a new joint venture company, known as FOCUS-ON, dedicated to the development, production and marketing of autonomous actuators for the process industry 4.0. Together with the new partnership, the companies also unveiled a new innovation that unites valve and measuring technology with unique diagnostics and control functions in one device.... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Oct 17, 2019
Other
Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), Adani Group, BASF and Borealis have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to carry out a joint feasibility study in the evaluation of establishing a chemical production complex in Mundra, Gujarat, India. This collaboration builds on investment plans announced by BASF and Adani in January 2019; with the inclusion of ADNOC... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Oct 14, 2019
Pumps
Pumps and valves manufacturer Flowrox has revealed a new metering pump for the chemical industry, the Flowrox FXM metering pump. The new product allows operators to monitor the pump 24/7 using any computer or mobile device. This enables the plant manager to realise minor problems before they reach critical levels or cause serious downtime or damage. The Flowrox FXM... [Read More]


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