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Aug 22, 2019
Oil has started flowing through new US pipeline, says Trafigura
Oil and Gas News
Aug 21, 2019
Pipelines
Petrofac has announced that is Engineering & Production Services (EPS) business has won a three-year operations and maintenance support services contract from INEOS for the Forties Pipeline System (INEOS FPS). Petrofac will provide staff to the Unit Platform, located in the central North Sea, the onshore Cruden Bay Terminal, as well as other landline sites. The... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Aug 20, 2019
Pipelines
The US Department of Transportation (DOT) has announced more than $60 million (€54.1 million) in funding for state pipeline and underground natural gas storage safety programmes. US Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao said that the DOT’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) is awarding the funds through formula grants to support safety... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Aug 19, 2019
Pipelines
A pipeline in Alberta, Canada has ruptured, spilling 40,000 litres of crude oil into a creek that flows into the North Saskatchewan River, the Alberta Energy Regulator has reported. In a notice on the regulator’s website, the incident took place on 15 August on a pipeline operated by Bonterra Energy, around 14km south of Drayton Valley in Alberta. The line was subsequently... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Aug 15, 2019
Valves
Aberdeen, UK-based subsea well intervention technology specialist Interventek has won a contract worth over £1 million (€1.08 million) to deliver open water well intervention safety valves to Trendsetter Engineering. The company’s 6-3/8”, 15,000psi Open Water Revolution Valves will be delivered in early 2020 for integration into Houston, Texas-based Trendsetter’s... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Aug 14, 2019
Pipelines
Global trading company Trafigura has begun shipments of crude oil from the Permian Basin to Corpus Christi in Texas, US via the newly operational Cactus II pipeline. The shipments are part of a long-term volume commitment announced by Trafigura in early 2018 and represents the initial commercial service of Cactus II. Deliveries will connect to a waterborne export service... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Aug 14, 2019
Valves
Flow control services provider Flowserve has entered into a five-year contract with Shell Australia for the provision of general maintenance services for Shell’s Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility, located offshore Western Australia. Flowserve will support Prelude form its Quick Response Centre (QRC) in Darwin, in Australia’s Northern Territory.... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Aug 9, 2019
Valves
Hundreds of Rotork’s electric actuators will be used to control the flow of hydrogen gas at a fuel cell power plant located in South Korea. Over 90 CVL linear electric actuators, as well as 184 EnMax quarter-turn electric actuators will be installed on Doosan Fuel Cell’s project at Hanhwa Total’s fuel cell plant in Daesan, South Korea. The actuators will be used... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Aug 9, 2019
Valves
PJ Valves (PJV), a supplier of valves to the energy industry, has won three significant floating production and offloading (FPSO) valve contracts for projects located in Brazil, Mexico and Nigeria. Under the Brazilian contract, PJV will manufacture and supply to a project in the Santos Basin, delivering a range of globe and check valves made from carbon stainless steel,... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Aug 8, 2019
Pipelines
Canada-based Inter Pipeline has received commercial support for the construction of a $100 million (€89 million) pipeline connection between its Bow River and Central Alberta pipeline systems. The Viking Connector pipeline will connect various grades of light crude oil from the Viking and Mannville formations in east-central Alberta to the Edmonton market hub. "The... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Aug 6, 2019
Pipelines
The Balticconnector project’s offshore pipeline, which connects Inkoo in Finland to Paldiski in Estonia, has been completed on schedule. Of the five project worksites, the offshore pipeline is the first to be finished. The bidirectional offshore pipeline is approximately 77km long and will run from Inkoo to Paldiski, located around 50km west of Tallinn. During... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Aug 2, 2019
Pipelines
A natural gas pipeline in Enbridge’s Texas Eastern pipeline network near Danville, Kentucky, exploded on 1 August, killing one person and injuring a further five. In a statement released by Enbridge, which is responding to the incident, president and CEO Al Monaco said: “We are deeply saddened that this incident has resulted in a fatality. I want to express our... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Aug 1, 2019
Pipelines
The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has inked a pipeline infrastructure investment agreement with Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, GIC. As part of the deal, GIC will invest $600 million (€543 million) in select ADNOC crude pipeline infrastructure. The investment follows agreements signed earlier this year by BlackRock, KKR and the Abu Dhabi Retirement Pensions... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Jul 31, 2019
Pipelines
Private equity firm Arsenal Capital Partners has announced the acquisition of Seal for Life Industries from Berry Global Group, for $323 million (€289.5 million). Seal For Life has a large portfolio of corrosion protection and sealing solutions, with operations in the Netherlands, Belgium, India, Mexico and the US. The company’s brands focus on preventing and... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Jul 31, 2019
Pipelines
Royal Boskalis Westminster has won a contract for seabed intervention and shore crossing activities for Woodside’s proposed Scarborough export gas pipeline in Australia. The contract, which was awarded by Woodside Energy, is potentially worth €145 million if all options are included. It is subject to a final investment decision, which is expected in 2020. The... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Jul 30, 2019
Valves
The Weir Group has released its interim results for the first half of 2019, reporting operating profits of £172 million (€187.6 million), an increase of 5%. The Glasgow-headquartered engineering company highlighted a 17% order growth for H1, benefitting from its recent portfolio transformation. The sale of its Flow Control business was completed for an enterprise... [Read More]


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