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Oil and Gas News
Apr 3, 2020
Valves
The plunge in oil prices have hit the upstream sector hard. Cuts are being made across the industry that will have a dramatic impact on the industry’s project pipeline. Global natural resources consultancy Wood Mackenzie believes almost all pre-final investment decisions (FID) on projects will be deferred. And of the 50 or so projects identified with potential to go... [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 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
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
Jan 24, 2020
Pumps
Centrifugal pump manufacturer Amarinth has secured two new pump orders from Yinson Offshore Production and the Fatima Fertilizer Company. The order from Yinson includes four stainless steel horizontal pumps, which will be installed on a condensate unit in a hazardous zone onboard a floating, production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel. The FPSO will be located... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Jan 15, 2020
Pumps
Gardner Denver Petroleum & Industrial Pumps (P&IP) has entered into a six-month field trial of its new Thunder 5000 HP Quintuplex pump with STEP Energy Services in Alberta, Canada. “The Thunder 5000 HP Quintuplex pump carves a pathway for customers to achieve maximum flow capability in terms of barrels per minute, while also minimising maintenance costs,”... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Jan 10, 2020
Pumps
Hayward Tyler, a supplier of pumps and motors to the energy sector, has been awarded a multimillion-dollar contract to supply a glandless pump package for a major solar project in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The contract, which was awarded by China’s Shanghai Electric Group, is for installation Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park Phase IV, a 950MW concentrating solar... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Dec 16, 2019
Pumps
Pump and valve manufacturer CIRCOR International has announced plans for a new manufacturing facility in the city of Weihai in China’s Shandong province, due to open in 2020. CIRCOR Weihai currently manufactures centrifugal and three-screw positive displacement pumps for the industrial and commercial marine markets. The new facility will enable CIRCOR to expand... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Dec 13, 2019
Pumps
Fives Cryomec has successfully installed centrifugal pumps, CRYOMEC® single-stage and multi-stage centrifugal labyrinth pumps to an air separation unit (ASU) plant near Houston in the US state of Texas. A number of years ago, a local subsidiary of Fives’ Cryogenics | Energy business line was opened in Houston to strengthen the company’s position in the North American... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Nov 25, 2019
Pumps
Sulzer has expanded its global network of service centres with the opening of a new facility in Balikpapan, Indonesia. The new centre is in a prime location to serve customers in the oil and gas, mining, power and general industries. It offers a comprehensive range of services for electric motors, compressors, pumps and steam turbines. At the opening of the new centre,... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Nov 22, 2019
Pumps
Centrifugal pumps manufacturer Amarinth has secured an order from Karachaganak Petroleum Operating (KPO) in Kazakhstan for bespoke vertical pumps. The order, which has been awarded through KPO’s agent Industrial Systems Group (ISG), is for two 3m vertical pumps to replace existing Girdlestone pumps. Having identified the need in the Caspian region for its products... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Nov 7, 2019
Pumps
North Carolina, US-based SPX Flow’s Plenty TRIRO C-Range of triple screw pumps are being used in oil and gas applications as part of a forced lubrication system. The continuous application of lubricating oils to moving machine parts, such as bearings, gears and compressors, is critical to keeping offshore equipment operating at maximum efficiency. A typical offshore... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Sep 27, 2019
Pumps
In order to reduce the number of cost-intensive pumping installations on site, an oilfield operator near Bremen in Germany has selected a Netzsch system with an underground driven progressing cavity pump (PCP). The solution offered by Netzsch combined a PCP with a submersible motor, which was then installed for the oilfield operator. The electric submersible progressing... [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]


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