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Mar 4, 2020
New pipeline inspector standard to increase worker safety and sustainability
Water/Wastewater News
Mar 3, 2020
Pipelines
The US Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) have updated a 2004 agreement that defines the agencies’ respective responsibilities regarding pipeline safety and security. “This action will improve the safety and security of our nation’s energy infrastructure,”... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Mar 2, 2020
Pumps
Weir Minerals has added three new products to its Lewis range of pumps and valves for the sulphur, sulphuric and phosphoric acid industries. The three new pumps – Lewis VL axial pump, Lewis horizontal process pump and Lewis vertical high pressure molten salt pump – have been designed to maximise wear life in highly corrosive industrial applications, while simplifying... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Mar 2, 2020
Valves
Curtiss-Wright has agreed to acquire the stock of Dyna-Flo Control Valve Services for CAD$81 million (€54.8 million) in cash. Dyna-Flo designs and manufactures linear and rotary control valves, isolation valves, actuators and level and pressure control systems for the chemical, petrochemical and oil and gas markets. The business will operate within Curtiss-Wright’s... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Feb 25, 2020
Other
Technology focused chemical and process engineering consultancy BPE has been acquired by the UK’s On Line Group, accelerating its growth and expansion plans. The acquisition will enable both companies to expand their combined offering across a wider variety of key market sectors, as well as achieve an increased geographical coverage within the UK. BPE will continue... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Feb 24, 2020
Valves
Metso’s valve business, future Neles, has announced that its valves were used in around 250 major shutdowns around the world in 2019, to secure plant availability, reliability, safety and environmental compliance. Services included specialised maintenance planning, on-time start-up and effective execution, ensuring the safety and availability of the plant until the... [Read More]

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]

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]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Feb 3, 2020
Other
Oil and gas major Royal Dutch Shell has announced that its subsidiary, Equilon Enterprises LLC d/b/a Shell Oil Products US, has formally completed the sale of its Martinez refinery in California, US to PBF Energy subsidiary PBF Holding Company. The sale of the refinery, which included the refinery itself and its inventory, was completed at a cost of $1.2 billion (€1.08... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Jan 28, 2020
Pumps
Aberdeen, UK-based integrated service provider Integrity XL is eyeing business expansion after the company invested £1 million (€1.2 million) in the purchase of two liquid nitrogen pumps. The pumps, which were procured from Prior Diesel, will be used in shutdown and maintenance services offered by Integrity XL, and will be used to purge and pressure test pipework... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Jan 17, 2020
Level Monitors
Montreal, Canada-based Otodata Wireless Network has secured $7.5 million (€6.7 million) in growth capital financing from CIBC Innovation Banking. Founded in 2008, Otodata designs, develops and manufactures remote sensing products and technologies for a range of sectors that use fuel and lubricant tanks, such as tank level monitors. The funding will be used to support... [Read More]

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]


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