Oil & Gas

Hartford machining centre is the heart of new service for oil and gas customers

A multi-axis Hartford vertical machining centre will be used by a start-up company in Scotland as the springboard for the provision of highly complex yet cost-competitive machined components for oil and gas customers. Supplied by T W Ward CNC Machinery (Ward CNC), the four-axis, open-fronted HCMC…

🕘 14/10/2014

ABB wins power and automation order for vessel in British North Sea

ABB has won an order from Armada Kraken, a subsidiary of Bumi Armada Berhad, a Malaysia-based international offshore oilfield services provider. ABB will provide power and automation technologies for the floating, production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel destined for the Kraken oil field…

🕘 02/10/2014

Atlas Copco expands custom design workshop to meet rising demand from oil and gas industry

Atlas Copco’s Systems Hemel Hempstead custom engineering workshop has unveiled a £680,000 expansion of its facilities to meet rising global demand from the oil and gas industry. The workshop, which provides bespoke compressed air and nitrogen generation packages directly to UK customers…

🕘 29/09/2014

Hughes Pumps helps improve efficiency at Sri Lankan oil refinery

Two Hughes Pumps high-pressure water-jetting systems have recently been delivered to the Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CEYPETCO) for use at its Sapugaskanda, Sri Lanka refinery – from where the company processes and distributes approximately two million metric tons of light crude oil each…

🕘 10/09/2014

Transformation of IT Outsourcing at Rompetrol

With over 7,000 employees in 12 countries across Europe and Asia including France, Spain, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Georgia and Romania, KMG International (Rompetrol) is a well-established oil company and an important player in the Black Sea and Mediterranean basins. The group is primarily active in…

🕘 02/09/2014

New portfolio of machining solutions meets demands for large and cost-effective orders

GE Oil & Gas, working in technology equipment and services for the oil and gas industry, has invested in a portfolio of machining solutions from T W Ward CNC Machinery (Ward CNC) to not only ensure it can continue to provide the capacity to meet the rising demand for producing increasingly…

🕘 06/08/2014

Upgrade of the first ice-class offshore stationary platform

Honeywell Process Solutions has announced it will upgrade process control and alarm management systems at the Molikpaq platform on the Sakhalin shelf, Russia, to improve safety, reliability and operational efficiency. The Molikpaq platform, owned by Sakhalin Energy Investment, celebrated its…

🕘 31/07/2014

ProCon platform can manage contracts through their life-cycle

Woodside Petroleum (Woodside), Australia’s largest independent oil and gas company, has selected 8over8’s ProCon Platform to enhance the management of contractual obligations across its portfolio of projects and operations. ProCon enables owner operators of large capital projects to…

🕘 31/07/2014

Engine upgrade kits offer a simpler solution to compliance with IMO Tier II

For the offshore oil and gas industry, keeping abreast of changing regulations while maintaining the economic performance of the engine estate can be a challenge. An existing installation may be operating reliably, despite many hours of operation in the harsh conditions of the marine offshore…

🕘 30/07/2014

New contract awarded by major North Sea operator

Asset Guardian Solutions (AGSL), which specialises in protecting companies’ process critical software assets, announced that it has been awarded a key contract by a major North Sea operator in Aberdeen, Scotland. The contract requires AGSL to provide Asset Guardian, a process software…

🕘 25/07/2014