Tag Archives: oil and gas

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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Al Masaood relies on the BM25 multi-gas detector

The BM25 from Oldham-Simtronics, part of 3M Gas & Flame Detection, is a rugged multi-gas area monitor designed to ensure safety in hazardous environments.Testimony to this fact can be provided by Al Masaood Oil & Gas, which following its formation in 1971, became one of the first oil and gas …

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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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ABB helps improve safety and profitability of oil and gas pipelines with drone-based gas leak detection

Leaks in gas distribution and transmission pipelines present serious safety risks and result in lost revenue and profits to producers.  The ABB Ability mobile gas leak detection system is a digital solution that for the first time, enables drone deployment in the identification of gas leakages. The new solution is being …

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Thousands of Rotork electric actuators installed at Chinese oil refinery

More than 2,500 Rotork IQ3 electric actuators have been installed at a Chinese oil refinery and petrochemical complex. Zhejiang Petroleum & Chemical Company Ltd, which refines oil and manufactures chemical products, ordered the actuators for the refinery which is in construction on the island of Zhoushan, near Shanghai. The actuators …

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