Tag Archives: oil and gas

ABB proves world-first subsea power technology system, signaling new era for offshore oil and gas

ABB’s pioneering subsea power distribution and conversion technology system is commercially viable, bringing groundbreaking potential for cleaner, safer and more sustainable offshore oil and gas production, following the completion of a 3,000-hour shallow water test. For the first time worldwide, energy companies will be able to access a reliable supply …

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ExRobotics and Yokogawa collaborate to accelerate adoption of robotics for inspection of facilities in hazardous environments

ExRobotics and Yokogawa have signed a licensing agreement that will enable Yokogawa to sell and deploy ExRobotics’ inspection robot hardware and software platforms worldwide. ExRobotics was established in 2017 to commercialise robotics technology for use in the potentially explosive atmospheres found at oil and gas production and processing facilities, which …

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Endress+Hauser and Vector CAG secure MIV contract at large Texas refinery

Endress+Hauser has secured the Main Instrument Vendor (MIV) contract at a large Texas refinery. Endress+Hauser and its representative, Vector CAG, will support the refinery’s project. Endress+Hauser defines MIV services as a contract placed with a single instrumentation specialist partner to provide a total solution for a project including valves. From …

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TÜV SÜD National Engineering Laboratory launches £16million advanced multiphase facility

TÜV SÜD National Engineering Laboratory, the flow measurement R&D specialist, today launches its £16million Advanced Multiphase Facility (AMF), which will help global oil and gas operators to ensure that production remains economically viable. The AMF’s test range (of operating pressures, temperatures, flowrates and metrology) is beyond the capability of any other laboratory …

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Emerson completes acquisition of Zedi’s software and automation businesses

Emerson has completed the purchase of Zedi’s software and automation businesses. The addition of Zedi’s cloud supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) platform will further enable Emerson, a global leader in automation, to help oil and gas producers increase production and lower operating costs through cloud-based monitoring, control and optimisation. …

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ABB and OKEA to accelerate value creation using innovative business models

ABB and Norwegian fast-growing oil and gas producer OKEA have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) agreement to support OKEA achieve substantial productivity gains using agile and dynamic business models. The MoU reflects future potential for OKEA to leverage ABB’s global digital leadership and industry experience in sustaining lean and …

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HUBER+SUHNER to address challenges limiting the development of the offshore industry at OGA 2019

Speaking at Oil and Gas Asia (OGA) 2019, the HUBER+SUHNER head of business unit Offshore/Energy Frank Thorn will address the urgent changes that need to be made in the offshore cable industry to allow for future progress. The demand for oil and gas has grown consistently over the last few decades, despite developments in …

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TUV SUD NEL launches JIP to address industry’s oil-in water measurement knowledge gap

TUV SUD NEL has launched a Joint Industry Project (JIP) to fill a significant knowledge gap in the oil & gas industry’s use of online oil-in-water analysers to help optimise oil and gas recovery. In its quest to optimise production and recovery, the oil & gas industry is increasingly considering unmanned …

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Yokogawa establishes Yokogawa Norge

Yokogawa has announced its new subsidiary in Norway to engage in the sale of control products and provision of related services. The subsidiary, Yokogawa Norge, was established on 14 February 2019. Renewable energy, pharmaceuticals, and foods are targeted under Yokogawa’s Transformation 2020 mid-term business plan, and each of these industries …

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