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Oct 8, 2019
Orseal wins valve package contract for FPSO system offshore Brazil
Oil and Gas News
Oct 4, 2019
Valves
Valve manufacturer CIRCOR recently announced its intent to sell its Distributed Valves business, as the company continues to follow through with a strategic shift away from upstream oil and gas. Commenting on the announcement, Scott Buckhout, president and CEO, said: “This is an important step in CIRCOR’s transformation as we continue to diversify away from upstream... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Oct 3, 2019
Valves
Multinational oilfield services company Weatherford has won its largest-ever contract for deep-set safety valves, from Brazilian oil and gas major Petrobras. Under the contract, Weatherford will deliver 24 Optimax™ deep-set safety valves over the next four years. The Optimax safety valve protects against catastrophic loss of well control by providing failsafe closures... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Oct 2, 2019
Valves
Clarke Valve, a portfolio company of Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures, Chevron Technology Ventures and OGCI Climate Investments, has secured the first two provincial approvals on its path to a nationwide Canadian Registration Number (CRN) in Canada. The first approval was granted by the Alberta Boilers Safety Association (ABSA) for Clarke Valve to sell its Shutter Valve™... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Sep 30, 2019
Valves
Aberdeen, UK-based oil and gas production technology business Pragma has developed an advanced downhole safety valve to offer improved well control for cable deployed electric submersible pumps (ESPs) retrofitted to production wells. The new valve will allow both onshore and offshore installations to meet safety regulations while improving the operations footprint at... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Sep 17, 2019
Valves
The investment made by Bonomi UK in a new storage and actuation facility 18 months ago is beginning to pay dividends, with the company witnessing a significant increase in sales of actuated valves. Bonomi’s decision to expand to a new purpose-designed 360 square metre facility was made in response to increased demand for its actuated valve service. This also promoted... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Sep 9, 2019
Valves
3P – Performance Plastics Products has invested in developing its Xytrex range of thermoplastics materials, which are widely used in fluid handling systems. The new product, which is known as Xytrex® 480, or X480, can be used in cryogenic applications. "We are very proud of this development, which has overcome the problems our customers meet in cryogenic applications,”... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Aug 30, 2019
Valves
UK-based pressure control equipment specialist Oxford Flow has launched its IM gas regulator valve to increase reliability and reduce costs for operators in the gas distribution, power generation, industrial gases, and oil and gas industries. The valve has been launched following a successful trial with gas distribution company SGN, in which the valve has been installed... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Aug 15, 2019
Valves
Aberdeen, UK-based subsea well intervention technology specialist Interventek has won a contract worth over £1 million (€1.08 million) to deliver open water well intervention safety valves to Trendsetter Engineering. The company’s 6-3/8”, 15,000psi Open Water Revolution Valves will be delivered in early 2020 for integration into Houston, Texas-based Trendsetter’s... [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]

Oil and Gas News
Aug 9, 2019
Valves
Hundreds of Rotork’s electric actuators will be used to control the flow of hydrogen gas at a fuel cell power plant located in South Korea. Over 90 CVL linear electric actuators, as well as 184 EnMax quarter-turn electric actuators will be installed on Doosan Fuel Cell’s project at Hanhwa Total’s fuel cell plant in Daesan, South Korea. The actuators will be used... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Aug 9, 2019
Valves
PJ Valves (PJV), a supplier of valves to the energy industry, has won three significant floating production and offloading (FPSO) valve contracts for projects located in Brazil, Mexico and Nigeria. Under the Brazilian contract, PJV will manufacture and supply to a project in the Santos Basin, delivering a range of globe and check valves made from carbon stainless steel,... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Jul 30, 2019
Valves
The Weir Group has released its interim results for the first half of 2019, reporting operating profits of £172 million (€187.6 million), an increase of 5%. The Glasgow-headquartered engineering company highlighted a 17% order growth for H1, benefitting from its recent portfolio transformation. The sale of its Flow Control business was completed for an enterprise... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Jul 30, 2019
Valves
Flow equipment provider Metso has signed new distributor agreements with eight European partners for its valve business, during the first six months of 2019. The agreements include: Eck Boro in Switzerland; Gemza in Azerbajan; Geryon in Bulgaria; Mach in Germany; PCE in Portugal; PMS in Austria; Reflow in Slovakia; and Rombet in Romania. The new European distributors... [Read More]