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Jun 19, 2020
Asia to lead global new pipeline additions by 2024
Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Apr 16, 2020
Valves
Plant reliability specialist AVT Reliability has been awarded a three-year contract to provide proactive condition based maintenance (CBM) support to leading chemical company INEOS. The contract, which was awarded following a formal tender process, will involve the monitoring and maintenance of more than 1,500 pieces of rotating equipment at INEOS’ Grangemouth site... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Mar 24, 2020
Pipelines
A leading North American manufacturer of decanter and thickening centrifuges and dewatering systems announced the $67m (61m euros) energy-efficient upgrade at two of New York City’s largest wastewater treatment plants as complete. As part of a series designed to improve pollution control and treatment efficiency, the Department of Environmental Protection chose to... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Mar 17, 2020
Pipelines
A leading engineering company has sealed a contract to build a calcining system for a customer in Russia. The order worth £27.3m (30m euros) has been booked in Metso’s first quarter of orders received. Commissioning of the system is expected to take place in three year’s time. The system, which consists of two calcining lines with a total capacity of 420, 000... [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]

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]

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]

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
Nov 29, 2019
Pipelines
Inter Pipeline and the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) have partnered to research opportunities to reuse and recycle plastic in Canada. The 10-year agreement, which is known as Plastics Research in Action (PRIA), will be funded through a $10 million (€9.1 million) commitment from Inter Pipeline, which represents the largest applied research partnership... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Nov 27, 2019
Pipelines
A team at the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) has been awarded a $653,000 (€593,220) contract by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) to test longer-lasting concrete pipes embedded with polypropylene fibres for strength and durability. The team, led by Ali Abolmaali, Tseng Huang Endowed Professor, will monitor and evaluate the performance of these... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Nov 22, 2019
Pipelines
Royal Vopak has been selected by Gulf Coast Growth Ventures (GCGV), the petrochemical joint venture between ExxonMobil and SABIC, to design, build, own and operate a new industrial terminal in Texas, US. The terminal is expected to serve the 1.8 million tonnes per year ethane cracker planned by the joint venture company, which will be the largest steam cracker in the... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Aug 5, 2019
Pipelines
Energy major Total has announced the sale of its 30% interest in Société des Transports Pétroliers par Pipelines (Trapil) to crude oil storage operator Pisto for €260 million. Trapil was created by the French Government in 1950 to build and operate a pipeline to transport refined petroleum products between the Basse-Seine region and Paris. The pipeline network... [Read More]