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Jan 26, 2021
Actuator firm highlights benefits of hydraulic systems for water industry
Features
Jan 26, 2021
Flow measurement systems are essential to many industries. The monitoring of air, gas, liquid, steam or water flow provides exact information to specialists who manage their plants. In short, flow measurement is a vital process in the production, manufacture and distribution, whether these be gas or fluid-based. Not only does it allow companies to monitor levels of... [Read More]

Pipelines
Jan 26, 2021
The technology group Wärtsilä will provide grid balancing services and reserve power to Scotland’s Shetland Islands with the supply of its advanced energy storage system. The system is being supplied to Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) Distribution, which belongs to the regulated businesses of SSE. The system will deliver 8 MW/6 MWh of power when... [Read More]

Pipelines
Jan 25, 2021
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) is nearing the completion of its $69.7 million (€57 million) project to extend the waterpipe network by 36 km across the city. The pipeline has been extended along Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Road and Emirates Road and features connections between the Hassyan Pump Station to Dubai Investments Park and Dubai World Central. Commenting... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Jan 25, 2021
Pipelines
A pipe-laying vessel has started work in Danish waters ahead of the resumption of construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline. The project, designed to boost Russian gas supplies to Europe and bypass Ukraine, has met resistance from the US, which wants to sell its own sea-borne liquefied natural gas to the European Union. The construction of the pipeline, which would... [Read More]

Pipelines
Jan 25, 2021
The biggest ever revamp of Carlisle’s water mains has moved into its final phase around the north of the city centre. The work, which started on January 4, is expected to last three months and will bring to a conclusion a huge five year £14 million (€15.7 million) scheme by United Utilities to clean and refurbish more than 30km of the city’s largest water pipes. This... [Read More]

Product News
Jan 22, 2021
A natural gas plant in the Middle East had a multi-stage, heavy duty vertical turbine pump in lean amine production that was continuously failing. Lean amine is an organic compound that can absorb hydrogen sulfide and carbon dioxide from sour natural gas. The temperature of the (VS1), type 60-WUJ-2M, pump service ranged from 6C to 59C. The pump OEM had European... [Read More]

Features
Jan 22, 2021
Leading peristaltic hose pump manufacturer Bredel, part of the Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG), has invested over €3.4 million in a new high specification CNC turn-mill centre, an automated gantry loader and a vertical storage system to ensure shorter lead times for customers. This major investment signals the intention of Bredel and WMFTG as a whole to... [Read More]

Pipelines
Jan 22, 2021
Remote monitoring specialist Ovarro has completed the acquisition of Datawatt, a Netherlands-based technology and automation company serving the water and energy sectors. Established in 1977, Datawatt provides technically advanced monitoring and telemetry solutions, including remote terminal units (RTUs) and SCADA systems. Ovarro, a subsidiary of Laurel Solutions, is... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Jan 21, 2021
Pumps
Valmet will supply a boiler plant for an energy facility in Finland. The new boiler for the Seinäjoen Energia Oy’s Kapernaum heat plant in Seinäjoki will enable the company to increase the use of renewable fuels in its district heat production. The boiler plant will be handed over to the customer in the autumn. “We are pleased to start this project. It is a significant... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Jan 21, 2021
Pipelines
The Appalachia Basin accounted for more than 40% of the natural gas produced in the US last year. The area, made up of the Marcellus formations and the Utica Shale, saw a less drastic change in production and drilling activity during the economic contraction caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. GlobalData’s latest market analysis report revealed that the Appalachia region... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Jan 21, 2021
Valves
Mechanical fail-safe solutions exist for electric driven valves, but mainly for on-off applications. The Mokveld axial flow valves require very low forces, since they are fully pressure balanced. This inherent design feature makes electric fail-safe control valves possible - even for large or high pressure valves. Two options exist for a fail-safe action in case the... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Jan 20, 2021
Pipelines
The Sniffers and Kayrros, a leading global carbon tracking company, are joining forces to provide methane monitoring solutions for gas and energy companies. Kayrros uses satellite imagery from the European Space Agency Copernicus satellite and applies artificial intelligence to detect and measure methane emissions. The Sniffers, an environmental and integrity service... [Read More]

Flowmeters
Jan 20, 2021
Titan Enterprises has implemented a package of measures to ensure price stability following the UK’s exit from the EU. The Sherborne UK-based company has ensured its customers receive competitive delivery times as well as the provision of supporting paperwork to gaurantee trouble-free supply of its flowmeter and flow measurement systems to EU clients. On 24 December... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Jan 20, 2021
Pipelines
A total of 30 oil and gas firms have received offers of ownership interest as part of 61 production licences granted for work off the Norwegian coast. The Norwegian authorities have assessed applications from a total of 33 companies for projects in the Norwegian Shelf as part of the Awards in Predefined Areas (APA) 2020 process. Of the 61 production licences, 34 are... [Read More]


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