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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 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
Feb 26, 2020
Valves
UK-based valve manufacturing company Oliver Valves has secured an order worth over £10 million (€11.9 million) for an international engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) company based in the Middle East. The order is for over 1,200 double block and bleed valves, which will be stationed offshore in the Arabian Gulf. The historic order for Oliver Valves is... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Feb 25, 2020
Valves
Pressure control equipment provider Oxford Flow has announced that its IM valve has been approved by UK utility SGN for use in its gas networks across the country. Following a Network Innovation Allowance project with SGN, the gas regulator valve with a diaphragm-free design will be made available for the first time in UK gas distribution. The IM valve, which was... [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]

Oil and Gas News
Feb 20, 2020
Valves
US-based Ferguson has signed a purchase agreement to acquire Columbia Pipe & Supply, an independent distributor headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. The company, which specialises in PVF, commercial mechanical, commercial plumbing, industrial, valve automation, engineered products and hydronics, was founded in 1935 and employs around 375 staff. Columbia Pipe operates... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Feb 17, 2020
Valves
Rotork has announced that its electric and fluid power actuators have been installed on a new floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel, located offshore Brazil. Metroval selected Rotork intelligent IQ3 multi-turn electric actuators, as well as CP and GP quarter-turn pneumatic actuators, to control plug and butterfly valves on an FPSO, which will operate... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Feb 11, 2020
Valves
The US Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) has proposed a rulemaking that would revise federal pipeline safety regulations by requiring the installation of remotely controlled or automatic shutoff valves on certain pipelines. The published Notice of Proposed Rulemaking is for certain newly constructed or entirely... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Feb 3, 2020
Valves
Severn Glocon Group has received a multi-million pound investment from energy investor Blue Water Energy, the company announced in January 2020. Subject to certain conditions, the investment deal will see management team member Colin Findlay take on the role of CEO to lead implementation of a new plan for expansion and a focus on new product development. One of the... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Jan 17, 2020
Valves
Flow equipment manufacturer Metso has announced intentions to evaluate the potential centralisation of its warehousing operations in Europe. The company is initiating consultations for the process, which is part of its global distribution and logistics footprint development. “Our target is to enable world-class logistics with easy scalability of operations,”... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Jan 9, 2020
Valves
Valve manufacturer DeZurik has opened a new Rapid Fulfilment and Service Centre in Alberta, Canada to service the region’s oil sands and mining industries. The centre will inventory a variety of valves, actuators and accessories for Alberta’s industries, as well as offering full repair and rebuild services for DeZurik products. “We are very pleased to welcome... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Jan 8, 2020
Valves
Valve manufacturer Clarke Valve, a portfolio company of Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures, Chevron Technology Ventures and OGCI Climate Investments, has been awarded a new patent to protect its control valve technology in Canada. The Canadian Intellectual Property Office awarded the company Canadian Patent number 2,892,194 for its Shutter Valve, which protects the unique... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Dec 20, 2019
Valves
Metso’s valve business Future Neles has signed a distribution agreement with Axel Larsson Maskinaffär in Sweden, helping to expand Metso’s valve offering in all customer industries in the Scandinavian country. “With the agreement, we can even better respond to the increased demand for our products and customers’ needs for support,” said Joakim Grenehed, head... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Nov 14, 2019
Valves
Earlier this year, Dover Precision Instruments’ subsidiary Cook Compression celebrated the opening of its satellite service facility in Sicily, Italy to support to reconditioning of compressor valves for ISAB, part of Lukoil Oil, as well as other refineries in the region. ISAB has now awarded Cook Compression a multi-year contract to provide technical support, reconditioning... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Nov 8, 2019
Valves
Weir Oil & Gas has signed a contract with Cortec USA to provide authorised repairs for Cortec’s chokes, valves, manifolds and API accessories product range. Under the Authorised Repair Facility agreement, Cortec’s customers will send products to Weir’s facility in Dubai, UAE to capitalise on the latter’s original equipment manufacturer repair and recertification... [Read More]


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