Tag Archives: oil and gas

Oil and gas producers can achieve more wellhead connectivity with XIO

ABB’s new I/O solution will enable agile and immediate expansion of brownfield sites and pave the way for greater digital connectivity in greenfield operations. Digitalization in the oil and gas industry means that reliable connectivity sits at the heart of successful operations. Wellheads often need to achieve extended connectivity rapidly …

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Acquisition of Novatron Scientific by Rhopoint Metrology Ltd.

Rhopoint Metrology Ltd are pleased to announce their acquisition of Novatron Scientific Ltd. Rhopoint Metrology are a specialist provider of laboratory and onsite ISO 17025 calibration services with laboratories in Birmingham and Bristol, specialising in the disciplines of: Dimensional/Mechanical Electrical Mass Pressure Temperature The full UKAS schedule of accreditation (0720) …

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Future Oil & Gas confirms Advisory Board and 2020 agenda

The organisers of Future Oil & Gas have announced the 2020 Advisory Board and agenda for the 4th annual high-level conference and exhibition taking place at P&J Live in Aberdeen on 9-10 June 2020. The conference and exhibition will bring together over 750 participants from the oil & gas industry, …

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Bats inspire detectors to help prevent oil and gas pipe leaks

Engineers have developed a new scanning technique inspired by the natural world that can detect corroding metals in oil and gas pipelines. By mimicking how bats use differing wavelengths of ultrasound to detect objects, hunt, and avoid predators, engineers have developed a new system that combines two separate types of …

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ABB and Equinor sign major frame agreement for oil and gas operations worldwide

ABB has signed a new frame agreement to deliver safety and automation systems across Equinor’s installed base and greenfield projects worldwide, helping minimise cost, schedule and risk. The frame agreement continues more than three decades of collaboration, with ABB supporting Equinor to consider innovative opportunities in an era of greener, cleaner energy …

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Power quality monitoring from Bender UK proves a vital tool for ROV operators

Power quality monitoring equipment from Bender UK is being used by a global subsea ROV operator to verify the integrity of power supplies offshore. It is the first application of Bender power quality monitoring technology in the subsea sector.   The company’s insulation monitors and earth fault location technologies are widely …

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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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