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Jun 3, 2020
Oxford Flow secures £8.45m investment to accelerate oil and gas product deployment
Chemical/Petrochemcial News
May 19, 2020
Valves
CIRCOR has opened its expanded 6,000 sq m plant in Weihai as it continues to drive its strategy of increasing product availability and support in China and the Asia-Pacific market. The fully integrated facility in Shandong province is providing end-to-end manufacturing, sales and service to commercial marine and industrial customers in the region. CIRCOR’s expansion... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
May 13, 2020
Valves
Schroeder Valves is offering a new type of valve for pressures from 140 to 250 bar - the Schroeder Intermediate Pressure Valve (SIP). This series is ideal in systems with frequent operation in the minimum flow range. It will especially be in use with boiler feed water circuits in gas and steam combined cycle power plants (CCPP) for the protection of centrifugal pumps.... [Read More]

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
Apr 14, 2020
Valves
Sulzer is supplying an industrial scale cMIST system for natural gas dehydration. The unit will be installed at an onshore ExxonMobil facility in the US. The unit is to be delivered to ExxonMobil’s facility by Sulzer Chemtech, a leader in separation and mixing technology, and will be the world’s first commercial application of the cMIST technology in place of conventional... [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]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Mar 2, 2020
Valves
Curtiss-Wright has agreed to acquire the stock of Dyna-Flo Control Valve Services for CAD$81 million (€54.8 million) in cash. Dyna-Flo designs and manufactures linear and rotary control valves, isolation valves, actuators and level and pressure control systems for the chemical, petrochemical and oil and gas markets. The business will operate within Curtiss-Wright’s... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Feb 24, 2020
Valves
Metso’s valve business, future Neles, has announced that its valves were used in around 250 major shutdowns around the world in 2019, to secure plant availability, reliability, safety and environmental compliance. Services included specialised maintenance planning, on-time start-up and effective execution, ensuring the safety and availability of the plant until the... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Dec 18, 2019
Valves
Metso’s valve business, Future Neles, will open two new service centres in Lisbon, Portugal and in the Mulhouse area of France, to increase service availability. The company’s service centres offer valve repair services, as well as predictive maintenance services such as digitalised process diagnostic services and shutdown planning, to help customers increase plant... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Oct 17, 2019
Valves
Krohne and Samson have introduced a new joint venture company, known as FOCUS-ON, dedicated to the development, production and marketing of autonomous actuators for the process industry 4.0. Together with the new partnership, the companies also unveiled a new innovation that unites valve and measuring technology with unique diagnostics and control functions in one device.... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Sep 3, 2019
Valves
Engineering services company Indutrade has agreed to acquire all the shares in Finkova Oy, with annual sales of around €8.5 million. Finkova offers valve solutions to the process industry and boiler manufacturers. The company’s product range comprises a range of valves, including control valves, safety valves, and on/off high-pressure valves. Its customers operate... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Aug 15, 2019
Valves
Flowrox, a Finnish manufacturer of industrial valves and pumps, has announced the acquisition of Polar-Automaatio, which specialises in the design, delivery and maintenance of industrial automation systems. “Polar-Automaatio has a long and reputable history in the sectors that Flowrox operates in,” said Flowrox CEO and president Jukka Koskela. “Polar-Automaatio... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Jul 15, 2019
Valves
CIRCOR’s board of directors has unanimously rejected the revised unsolicited tender offer from Crane, after ‘careful consideration and with the advice of its independent financial and legal advisors’. In a statement released on 11 July, CIRCOR said it had rejected to offer on the grounds that it ‘substantially undervalues the company and is low-value, highly... [Read More]