Oil & Gas

New SmartFit software optimises multiple sections of pipe

Oil & gas pipe measurement specialist Optical Metrology Services (OMS) has released a new version of its award-winning SmartFit pipe fit-up optimisation software. In addition to the sequencing of single pipe ends, the new software is now capable of sequencing multiple pre-welded sections of…

🕘 28/01/2015

Specialist oil and gas training simulator celebrates 2nd anniversary

People Factor Consultants (PFC), specialists in both technical and non-technical workplace safety and performance, has celebrated the second operational anniversary of its exclusive, in-house designed high fidelity power distribution simulator. The only one in Europe (the only other is based in…

🕘 20/01/2015

Sulzer to host technical event for Oil & Gas sector

Sulzer is inviting professionals from the Oil & Gas sector to attend a free showcase and technical forum in Aberdeen, one of the main hubs for the UK industry. The event, scheduled for the 11th February 2015, will provide an insight into the resources and technical capabilities of Sulzer's…

🕘 19/01/2015

Pump market to exploit E&P activities in global oil and gas industry

Escalating investments in the exploration and production of conventional oil and gas is propelling the adoption of pumps around the world. The Western hemisphere will lead the way in uptake as production surges owing to the shale oil and gas boom in North America, oil sands in Canada, and…

🕘 16/01/2015

ABB to help train Azerbaijan’s new oil and gas engineers

ABB UK has signed an MoU with Baku Higher Oil School (BHOS) to develop training for oil and gas personnel in Azerbaijan. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) sets out the first steps of a long-term collaborative partnership that aims to give the university access to technology and engineering…

🕘 15/01/2015

Comprehensive five-year deal will upgrade controls and reduce maintenance costs at two Tüpras refineries

Honeywell Process Solutions has announced it will upgrade controls at two refineries run by Turkey’s largest company as part of a five-year service, maintenance and support contract aimed at improving operations and reducing maintenance costs. Under the terms of the agreement with…

🕘 20/11/2014

Rapid HV generator rotor repair saves oil refinery downtime costs

When regular maintenance checks on a high voltage 60MW generator at a large oil refinery signalled a potential earth fault in the rotor, engineers were keen to have a repair completed as soon as possible. The engineering manager contacted specialists in this field, Sulzer, to carry out the repair…

🕘 07/11/2014

ABB to showcase new technologies at EIC Connect Oil and Gas 2014

The latest developments in functional safety practices and managing cyber security threats are among the many hot topics that can be discussed with ABB engineers on stand A7 at the EIC Connect Oil and Gas exhibition, 25th-26th November 2014, Manchester Central Convention Complex. The stand will…

🕘 29/10/2014

Yokogawa wins control system order for combined cycle power plant

Yokogawa Electric has announced that its subsidiary, Yokogawa Electric Korea, has won an order from Samsung C&T to supply control systems for the Rabigh 2 combined cycle power plant, which is being built in Rabigh on Saudi Arabia's Red Sea coast. Plants of this type rely on both gas and steam…

🕘 21/10/2014

Critical feedback on gas turbine valve status

The abundance of shale gas has increased demand for gas turbines throughout the world. To address demand, gas turbine manufacturers are not only building more turbines, but designing them to operate more efficiently. Controlling valve performance is essential for improved turbine efficiencies. As…

🕘 21/10/2014