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Sep 10, 2021
New water connections in Dubai double in four years despite COVID-19
Oil and Gas News
Sep 10, 2021
Pumps
Mubadala Petroleum and Eni signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at identifying cooperation opportunities in the energy transition sector. These include cooperation in the hydrogen and carbon capture sectors, utilisation as well as in storage facilities. The scope of the cooperation covers potential joint opportunities in the Middle East, North Africa, South... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Sep 9, 2021
Pumps
Voith has acquired a majority share in the Croatian small hydro company Sintaksa. The company specialises in products and services for electromechanical and automation systems. The agreement took place in Zagreb, Croatia. Sintaksa is a technology company with a strong focus on small hydro, providing products and services in the field of electromechanical and automation... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Sep 9, 2021
Other
Aramco has announced a major expansion of its industrial investment programme with the signing of 22 new Memoranda of Understandings (MoUs). The agreements focuses on capacity building in four key sectors - sustainability, technology, industrial and energy services and advanced materials. Aramco Namaat, which mean means collective growth in Arabic, aims to tap into the... [Read More]

Features
Sep 9, 2021
Challenges including population growth, increasing urbanisation, a decline in traditional sources of water and water scarcity driven by climate change means the United Nations estimates that some 3.6 billion people currently live in areas that are vulnerable to water scarcity. Almost 2 billion people could suffer water shortages by 2025. In order to overcome these challenges,... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Sep 8, 2021
Pipelines
The Environment Agency in the UK has told water companies they can temporarily reduce the amount of chemicals used for waste water treatment. The decision comes in response to problems in the chemical supply chain caused by the lorry driver shortage that has hit other sectors like the food supply chain. Water UK said there was no shortage of chemicals, but just distribution... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Sep 8, 2021
Pipelines
The American Petroleum Institute (API) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Guyana National Bureau of Standards (GNBS) to increase collaboration on safety guidelines and requirements for the country’s growing energy industry. “We are pleased to partner with GNBS to advance safe and sustainable energy development in Guyana,” senior vice president... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Sep 8, 2021
Pipelines
London’s Victorian water network is set to receive a major overhaul to increase water resilience thanks to a £300 million (€349 million) contribution from Thames Water’s owners. It will improve service by accelerating work to reduce leaks and bursts - increasing the resilience of the capital’s pipe network to the impacts of climate change and helping secure water... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Sep 7, 2021
Pumps
Ingersoll Rand has completed its acquisition of the progressive cavity pump company Seepex GmbH. Seepex, which is based in Bottrop, Germany, manufactures progressive cavity pumps for chemical applications as well as for the water, wastewater, food and the beverage industry. The company has facilities in Europe, North America and Asia Pacific, employs around 800 employees... [Read More]

Features
Sep 7, 2021
The recent acquisition of HRS Heat Exchangers by Canada-based Exchanger Industries Limited (EIL) is just the latest development for a UK company with worldwide reach, which is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. We look back at the last 40 years of the business that was founded by Steven Pither in his spare bedroom and speculate on what the future might look... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Sep 7, 2021
Pipelines
The final section of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline has been put into place as the Baltic subsea link nears completion. The $11 billion (€9 billion) pipeline will double Russian gas exporter Gazprom's capacity via the Baltic Sea, Reuters reported. The Russian pipelaying vessel Fortuna welded the last of the double pipeline on to a stretch of the pipeline in German... [Read More]

Features
Sep 6, 2021
Anglian Water is the largest water company in England and Wales by geographic area, supplying water and recycling services to over six million domestic customers, processing over 142,000 tonnes of dry solid sewage sludge in 2020-21 to generate 115 GWh of bioenergy. The Cotton Valley Sludge Treatment Centre (STC) is one of Anglian Water’s 10 main sludge treatment centres... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Sep 6, 2021
Pipelines
Oil and gas refineries in and around Louisiana have restarted their operations following Hurricane Ida’s trail of destruction. The state's largest utility, Entergy Corp, has restored power to about a quarter of affected customers. Three crude oil refineries near Baton Rouge, Louisiana, have come onstream again since being idled by Hurricane Ida, the US Department of... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Sep 6, 2021
Pipelines
bp Singapore has announced it has delivered its ‎first carbon offset liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargo to the Yung An terminal in Taiwan. This is bp’s first delivery of carbon offset LNG in the Asia-Pacific region, following its ‎first delivery globally to Sempra LNG at the Energia Costa Azul terminal in Mexico in ‎July. This new carbon offset LNG offer strengthens... [Read More]

Product News
Sep 3, 2021
Kirloskar Brothers Limited (KBL) is now offering its self-priming (SP) coupled pump-set with a new IE5 motor. This SP coupled pump-set is versatile in use and is most suitable for handling light chemicals, effluents, sewage, handling rain or flood water, pumping water from docks, ports and vessels. It is also useful for draining accumulated water from basements, parking... [Read More]

Other News
Sep 3, 2021
The Pump Industry Awards ceremony will finally take place later in September after the event was postponed due to the pandemic. The 20th anniversary of the event will take place on 23r September as the nine category winners will be announced and honoured. Throughout the pandemic, and especially through lockdown, the pump sector played a key role in ensuring utilities,... [Read More]


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