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Sep 16, 2019
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Water/Wastewater News
Sep 13, 2019
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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced plans to redefine ‘waters of the United States’ (WOTUS) that are protected under the Clean Water Act. Announced at an event in Dallas, the EPA and US Army’s plans aim to repeal a 2015 rule that impermissibly expanded the definition of WOTUS. This will effectively shrink the waterways that must be protected... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Sep 13, 2019
Pipelines
Calgary, Canada-based NuVista Energy has shut down a pipeline from its gas facility after it leaked around 500,000 litres of produced salt water in northwestern Alberta. The produced water disposal pipeline, which is located 70km south of Grand Prairie, has been shut down and isolated, with no injuries reported. It connects NuVista’s gas facility in the Bilbo field... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Sep 12, 2019
Pipelines
In its second quarter and year-to-date financial results, piping and leak detection systems provider Perma-Pipe International announced net sales of $36.7 million (€33.2 million) for Q2, a 13.4% improvement over the prior year period. Year-to-date, net sales were recorded at $60.9 million (€55.2 million), with income from operations before income taxes of $2.3 million... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Sep 12, 2019
Pipelines
EVX Midstream Partners has completed the first phase of its water gathering systems in the Eagle Ford Basin in Texas, US. The company also closed on a new revolving credit facility at its affiliate, EVX Eagle Ford Partners, at the end of August. "EVX is positioned to be the largest gatherer of produced water in the Eagle Ford basin,” said Herb Chambers IV, CEO... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Sep 11, 2019
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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced the release of a draft National Water Reuse Action Plan, which identifies priority actions, necessary leadership, and collaboration required to implement these actions. Announcing the draft at the 34th Annual WateReuse Symposium in San Diego, California, EPA assistant administrator for water, David Ross, said:... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Sep 11, 2019
Pipelines
iNPIPE PRODUCTS, a pipeline pigging specialist based in Richmond in Yorkshire, UK, is celebrating its 35th year in business, with a strong order book and ‘exciting plans’ for technology innovations. The North Yorkshire company, which was founded in 1984, has grown from a 20,000 square foot site in Colburn to its current state-of-the-art facilities across six acres,... [Read More]

Features
Sep 11, 2019
Maintaining subsea pipelines is a crucial process to keep operations flowing. It is paramount for both the safety of offshore operations and the upkeep of legal regulations. It’s important therefore for the equipment used in the flow assurance process to be accurate and reliable. Not only does it need to find any integrity issues, but ideally, it must do so without disrupting... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Sep 10, 2019
Pipelines
A leading cable and pipe transit provider has announced the acquisition of its distributor in Romania. Roxtec Romania will become the 28th subsidiary in the Roxtec Group. “The team in Romania has been working closely together with colleagues in Sweden and the other Roxtec countries since 2010,” said Mikael Helmerson, CEO of Roxtec. “Together, we have grown the... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Sep 10, 2019
Valves
Following its acquisition in April 2018 by MAT Holding Group, OCV Control Valves has implemented a new global strategy and organisational restructuring. The manufacturer of hydraulically operated, diaphragm actuated, automatic control valves is based in Tulsa, Oklahoma in the US. Since April 2018 it has been operating under the MAT Holding Group umbrella. “MAT... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Sep 10, 2019
Other
BP’s North Sea business has completed a pilot project to test innovative ways to remotely monitor methane emissions on its offshore assets. The project combined advanced sensor technology that was originally designed by NASA for the Mars Curiosity Rover with a fixed-wing remote piloted air system (RPAS), breaking the UK record for the longest commercial drone flight. Through... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Sep 9, 2019
Valves
3P – Performance Plastics Products has invested in developing its Xytrex range of thermoplastics materials, which are widely used in fluid handling systems. The new product, which is known as Xytrex® 480, or X480, can be used in cryogenic applications. "We are very proud of this development, which has overcome the problems our customers meet in cryogenic applications,”... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Sep 9, 2019
Other
A company that develops and fields advanced sensor technology to detect, localise and quantify natural gas emissions using integrated drone-based systems has secured funding from two investors to scale up its energy sector emissions inspection solutions. As part of its Series A-1 fundraising, SeekOps has secured investments from the OGCI Climate Investments (OGCI CI)... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Sep 6, 2019
Pumps
Global water technology company Xylem has rolled out a package of innovative additions to its Flygt Adaptive Mixers range, which includes automation capabilities for wastewater treatment processes and the introduction of a new adaptive compact mixer. The company’s Flygt Adaptive Mixers now have the option for full automation, enabling the mixer to automatically and... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Sep 6, 2019
Pipelines
Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), or drones, are becoming integral to the oil and gas industry due to their increasing usability across the value chain to drive operational efficiency, according to data and analytics company GlobalData. The company’s ‘Drones in Oil & Gas – Thematic Research’ report states that drone adoption in the oil and gas industry was... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Sep 6, 2019
Other
In what has been described as a first for the oil and gas industry, Clariant has opened its next High Throughput Experimentation (HTE) laboratory in Houston, Texas in the US. Locating the lab in the energy capital of the US is key, as the new facility will be the first of its kind to support the oil and gas industry, offering new solutions for customers. The lab is... [Read More]


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