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Oil and Gas News
Mar 20, 2020
Pipelines
Garlock's Jim Drago explains how the raised surface profile of PTFE sheet gasket helped a midstream oil and gas processor address leaky pipes Bolted flange-gasket connections in process piping systems are common and given little thought – unless they start to leak. Chronic leakage proved to be an issue for one of our clients, a midstream oil and gas processor and services... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Mar 19, 2020
Valves
New York City fireboats have been equipped with Rotork’s electric actuators. The boats, Firefighter 2 and Firefighter 343, from the Marine Division of the New York City Fire Department (FDNY) are using its IQ range of part-turn devices which will help keep the city safe. The actuators have the important duty of controlling the flow of water to the fire nozzles... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Mar 17, 2020
Pumps
A new and low-cost approach to multiphase metering – the process of determining the make-up of crude oil as it’s pumped from the reservoir – has been demonstrated by engineers from Brunel University London. Crude oil is extracted as a mixture of oil, gas, water and sand, which is separated and processed before making its way downstream to be turned into usable... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Mar 10, 2020
Other
A top company has won support from another firm by investing into its water and industrials business. Oxford Flow, the flow capital equipment specialist for oil, gas, water and industrial process industries, has revealed that GF Piping Systems, a division of Georg Fischer (GF), has come on board in support of GF’s innovation strategy. Oxford Flow will use the investment... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Mar 6, 2020
Pumps
A software tool developed by City, University of London spin-out PDM Analysis in the UK can be used to help improve the efficiency of pumps and compressors. Data analysed by the SCORG software tool allows compressor manufacturers to design machines that run more efficiently, reducing energy consumption and carbon emissions by up to 5%. Use of the software in the... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Mar 6, 2020
Valves
Rotork’s hydraulic actuators have been selected for use in the redevelopment of the Bokor oil field, offshore Sarawak, Malaysia. The company, MIR Valve, ordered 12 RH rack and pinion actuators to control subsea ball valves on a jacket flooding system, as part of the Petronas Carigali Sdn Bhd Bokor Phase 3 redevelopment project, which aims to boost production rates. Jacket... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Mar 6, 2020
Pumps
Aker BP and Framo have entered into a long-term maintenance contract for seawater lift pumps where compensation is directly linked to facility uptime. In 2018, in partnership with Cognite, the two companies launched a digital pilot project for predictive maintenance of the seawater lift pumps on the Aker BP-operated Ivar Aasen field in the Norwegian North Sea. Following... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Mar 5, 2020
Other
Energy giant ExxonMobil has proposed a model framework for industry-wide methane regulations, urging stakeholders, policymakers and governments to develop comprehensive rules to reduce emissions in all phases of oil and gas production. “ExxonMobil has been applying the principles of this framework to our oil and natural gas operations for several years, resulting... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Mar 5, 2020
Pipelines
Canadian pipeline operator Enbridge has released a statement in response to the Transportation Safety Board’s (TSB) investigation into the Shelley natural gas pipeline incident. The incident took place on 9 October 2018, around 13.5km north of Prince George in British Columbia, Canada. According to news outlet CBC, the explosion was caused by stress cracks in the... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Mar 5, 2020
Other
Rotating equipment solutions provider John Crane, in partnership with Khanh Linh Equipment and Engineering, has opened a wet seals service centre in Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. For almost 12 years, Khanh Linh, which acts as John Crane’s local distributor, has provided a range of products and services to oil and gas customers in the region. The service centre is part... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Mar 4, 2020
Pipelines
Subsea technology and services company Cortez Subsea has won myriad 3D inspection contracts in the past year, which combined are worth over £1.5 million (€1.7 million). The company has carried out work offshore Malaysia using the MCS Photo Realistic 3D Cloud (PRC), a subsea camera and software system that scans structures and pipeline sections to create a 3D cloud... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Mar 4, 2020
Pipelines
The American Petroleum Institute (API) has issued a new standard for pipeline inspectors that is expected to enhance safety and sustainability during pipeline construction. The pipeline standard, API Recommended Practice (RP) 1169, Pipeline Construction Inspection, Second Edition, updates the issues that pipeline inspectors should review when overseeing each phase of... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Mar 4, 2020
Other
Emerson has teamed up with Quantum Reservoir Impact (QRI) to develop and market next-generation applications for artificial intelligence (AI)-based analytics and decision-making tools for oil and gas exploration and production (E&P). Together, they will help oil and gas customers embrace digital transformation technologies and harness vast amounts of data to optimise... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Mar 3, 2020
Other
Subsea 7 has announced the award of two contracts for offshore activities: the first was awarded by ConocoPhillips offshore Australia, with the second awarded by Murphy Exploration and Production – USA in the Gulf of Mexico. The first contract, which is estimated to be worth between $300 million (€269.6 million) and $500 million (€449.3 million), was awarded by... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Mar 3, 2020
Pipelines
Italian energy giant Eni has successfully completed the construction of a gas pipeline connecting Bir Rebaa Nord (BRN) and Menzel Ledjmet Est (LME) fields in the Berkine Basin, located in southeastern Algeria. The pipeline measures 185km in length with a diameter of 16 inches, and has a transport capacity of seven million cubic metres of gas per day. The project... [Read More]


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