Oil & Gas

Electric vehicle registrations surpass National Grid’s System Transformation projections

Data published by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) showed that by October more than 75,000 battery electric vehicles (BEVs) had been registered over 2020, representing more than the total BEV registrations for 2018 and 2019 combined. Further analysis into these figures by…

🕘 20/11/2020

High accuracy mass flow controller for gas adds analogue comms

Bürkert has augmented its Type 8742/46 range of mass flow controllers/meters (MFC/M) for gas applications with the addition of analogue communications onboard. Characterised by their high measuring accuracy and repeatability, the Type 8742/46 range now also includes an option with PROFIBUS-DP…

🕘 21/10/2020

The world’s first hydrogen-powered double decker bus arrives in Aberdeen

The world’s first hydrogen-powered double decker bus was revealed in Aberdeen which showcases the city as a trailblazer in hydrogen technologies. The arrival of the first of the zero-emission buses underlines the city’s role as the energy capital of Europe and shows its commitment to…

🕘 12/10/2020

Survey finds two-thirds of process industry companies are anticipating fully-autonomous operation by 2030

Yokogawa Electric Corporation revealed results of a global end-user survey on the outlook for industrial autonomy, which shows that 64% of respondents from companies in process industries are anticipating fully autonomous operations by 2030. The survey provides an in-depth view of future trends in…

🕘 17/09/2020

Government and industry jointly dedicate £300 million to boost UK manufacturing productivity

£300m of joint government and industry funding is allocated to businesses to boost the UK’s manufacturing capabilities, it is announced today (11 September 2020) by the Business Secretary, Alok Sharma, at London Tech Week. These funds will go to those with creative ideas including using…

🕘 11/09/2020

Nexans wins major power cable contract for the regeneration of Serbia’s largest power plant

Nexans has signed a €2.1 million contract with Coptech to deliver 206 km of fire retardant power cables for the new flue gas desulfurization unit at Serbia’s 1,560 megawatt (MW) Nikola Tesla A coal-fired power plant. The project is part of the Serbian government’s pledge to invest…

🕘 09/07/2020

ABB teams up with Yinson on offshore oil and gas project in Brazil

ABB has signed an agreement with energy solutions provider Yinson for electrical, control and telecommunication equipment and services onboard the FPSO Anna Nery bound for the Marlim 2 oil field in Campos Basin, Brazil. Yinson secured the contract to convert the 2002 Crude Oil Tanker leading…

🕘 06/07/2020

‘Industrial IoT Company of the Year’ winner is second-time lucky

Emerson, a global automation technology and software company, has been named the ‘Industrial IoT Company of the Year’ by IoT Breakthrough for the second year in a row. The honour recognises Emerson’s innovation and leadership in driving Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)…

🕘 15/01/2019

Eldor UK and Tierney Strachan Consulting announce a partnership to support North Sea operators

Eldor UK Ltd (EUKL) and Tierney Strachan Consulting Ltd (TSCL) have announced a partnership agreement to work together supporting North Sea operators. EUKL and TSCL are co-located in East Tullos industrial estate in Aberdeen and will be working on projects where the opportunity allows them to draw…

🕘 20/04/2017

Bürkert launches Virtual Water Treatment Works to showcase industry products and solutions

Bürkert, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of control and measurement systems for liquids and gases, has announced the launch of its new Virtual Water Treatment Works (VWTW). Designed to allow easy online access to the latest Bürkert water industry products, the virtual site…

🕘 30/06/2016