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Jul 28, 2021
Water treatment wins as Next Filtration and Argonide join forces
Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Jul 28, 2021
Pipelines
Exchanger Industries Limited, the Canadian designer and manufacturer of heat transfer products for the energy, petrochemical, industrial and clean power generation sectors, has acquired HRS Heat Exchangers. HRS is a specialist global supplier of heat exchangers and custom process systems across the environmental, chemical and pharmaceutical sectors. The acquisition... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Jul 28, 2021
Pipelines
Iran has opened its first oil terminal in the Gulf of Oman to allow Iranian tankers to avoid using the Strait of Hormuz. "This is a strategic move and an important step for Iran. It will secure the continuation of our oil exports," President Rouhani said in a televised speech. "This new crude export terminal shows the failure of Washington's sanctions on Iran." Rouhani... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Jul 27, 2021
Pipelines
RusGazDobycha, a business partner of Russian gas giant Gazprom, plans to start building a chemical plant as part of a massive gas processing cluster on the shores of the Baltic Sea. The wider project with Gazprom's participation will help Russia, already a leading energy producer, to reach its goal of boosting its share of the liquefied natural gas market (LNG). The... [Read More]

Features
Jul 27, 2021
A flowmeter is a measuring instrument that measures the amount of fluid that passes through a section of pipe per unit time. It is an indispensable measuring instrument used in many different fields, such as water and gas meters, petrol stations, chemical and oil plants, food industries, and for the measurement of wastewater and exhaust gases in factories. Flowmeters... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Jul 27, 2021
Other
An explosion at a chemical park on July 27 shook the western German city of Leverkusen injuring several employees and sending a large black cloud rising into the sky. The explosion happened at around 9.40am on Tuesday in a part of the site where waste is incinerated, a statement from the operators of the Chempark site said. It has been reported several employees were... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Jul 26, 2021
Pipelines
Linde has announced it has started up its fifth liquid hydrogen plant in the US with plants in California, Alabama, Indiana and New York. The new plant in La Porte, Texas, will supply over 30 tons per day of high-purity liquid hydrogen to meet growing demand from Linde's customers. The liquefier takes hydrogen from Linde's approximately 600-kilometer US Gulf Coast pipeline,... [Read More]

Product News
Jul 26, 2021
Global water technology company Xylem has unveiled a new solution to support the efficient removal of solids in water treatment applications. Xylem’s new Leopold Texler lamella clarifier is made from a recyclable, hydrophobic geotextile material – a durable, high-density polyethylene (HDPE) – which reduces service and maintenance requirements while cutting solids... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Jul 26, 2021
Valves
Rotork has been selected as the sole provider of intelligent electric actuators for one of the largest development projects in the Norwegian continental shelf, Johan Sverdrup. Energy company Equinor ordered in excess of 700 of Rotork’s IQ multi and part-turn actuators for the Johan Sverdrup oil field in the North Sea, which is located approximately 150 km away from... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jul 23, 2021
Pipelines
Yorkshire Water has improved its leak detection with an artificial intelligence trial that has learnt to differentiate sounds from acoustic loggers to reduce false alarms by 60%. The project with Siemens and Artesia analysed data from nearly 40,000 loggers across Yorkshire’s clean water network to listen for evidence of leaks that should trigger a manual investigation. These... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Jul 30, 2021
Pipelines
The US says it has reached a deal with Germany to prevent Russia from using its Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline as political leverage over Europe. The nearly completed 1,230km (764 miles) pipeline under the Baltic Sea will double Russian gas exports to Germany. US official Victoria Nuland said it was "a bad pipeline". Ukraine says the Nord Stream 2 pipeline threatens its... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Jul 23, 2021
Other
Oil Refineries, Israel’s largest refining and petrochemicals group, plans to invest $1.5 billion (€1.27 billion) to become a cleaner energy company. Israel has proposed shutting a major industrial zone in the coastal city of Haifa that health officials say has been hazardous for years and turning it into an eco-friendly commercial hub. Oil Refineries said it will... [Read More]

Product News
Jul 22, 2021
The advanced, compact ST75V Air/Gas Flow Meter from Fluid Components International (FCI) helps monitor the potentially volatile, hydrogen (H2) gas necessary to help large electric plant power generators keep their cool as they produce electricity across the power grid. Power generation is a high-temperature, hazardous process. At the front-end, there are natural gas... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Jul 22, 2021
Pipelines
California regulators have directed two of the state's largest oil refineries to cut their air pollution that will require modifications at the plants. This means Chevron Corp's Richmond plant and PBF Energy Inc's Martinez refinery, will have to install wet gas scrubbers to reduce pollution from their fluid catalytic cracking units (FCCU) within five years. The new requirement... [Read More]

Features
Jul 22, 2021
Cloud-based applications are providing water utilities with more resilient and flexible network management options, enabling them to make better use of existing data, writes Josh Britton, global product manager at technology specialist Ovarro. The water sector is under continued pressure to make operations more efficient but in many cases, ageing IT systems are holding... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Jul 21, 2021
Pipelines
Shell and BP South African Petroleum Refineries (SAPREF) is preparing to start-up after a temporary shutdown. South Africa's largest crude oil refinery will begin restarting, after temporarily shutting down as a wave of violent looting swept across the country, the operators said in a statement. The refinery, situated in the east coast port city of Durban, shut down... [Read More]


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