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Weir launches sale of flow control business

Oct 22, 2018

British engineer Weir has launched the sale of its flow control business in a move that could value the supplier of pumps and valves at more than 300 million pounds ($389 million), according to sources with knowledge of the matter.Bankers for…

Aker BP picks Subsea 7, Aker Solutions for new subsea tieback

Dec 11, 2017

Aker BP has awarded contracts to Subsea 7 and Aker Solutions for work on its Ærfugl gas field subsea tieback in the Norwegian Sea. The Ærfugl gas field development, previously known as Snadd, about 210km west of Sandnessjøen in the Norwegian Sea…

Improving flow measurement accuracy

Nov 01, 2017

Changing production regimes over the life of a field can prove to be a flow measurement challenge. NEL's Neil Bowman looks at the challenges. A turbine meter. Image from NEL. As fields mature…

UWA, ITF join forces to tackle hydrates

Oct 13, 2017

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is leading a joint industry project (JIP), supported by the Industry Technology Facilitator (ITF), to provide industry with a better understanding of the mechanism of hydrate growth and blockages…

Wood Group supports CNOOC subsea development

Sep 14, 2017

Wood Group has been awarded a new contract by China National Offshore Oil Corp. (CNOOC) to support the Lingshui 17-2 gas development in the Qiongdongnan basin of the South China Sea. Subsea and flow assurance services will be provided under the contract…

Scale inhibition technology project launched

Jul 28, 2017

A research partnership has been formed between GLINCS and Heriot-Watt University to develop Time Resolved Fluorescence (TRF) technology for scale inhibitors, which are deployed into production wells.  The TRF technology will address current…

GE upgrades ProSolv wax inhibitor

Apr 27, 2017

GE has upgraded its ProSolv WI8581 wax inhibitor for offshore and onshore oil and gas production. Wax inhibitors help producers maintain an uninterrupted flow of crude oil. GE's upgraded product is highly concentrated and winterized to improve efficiency and cost-effectiveness…

Tendeka inks Malaysian AICD contracts

Apr 19, 2017

Tendeka, a global provider of completions systems and services for the upstream oil and gas industry based in Aberdeen, has secured a two-year contract with a Malaysian operator for the provision of Tendeka’s FloSure Elite Sand Screens with…

EnerMech get Caspian contracts

Apr 03, 2017

Mechanical services group EnerMech has strengthened its market position in the Caspian region by securing contracts with major operators valued at more than US$49.8 million (£40 million). The contracts involve a number of EnerMech service lines including cranes and lifting…

SLB opens production technologies facility

Mar 28, 2017

Schlumberger has opened a new purpose-built Production Technologies Center of Excellence aimed at solving customers’ global challenges related to oil and gas production chemistry, particularly those encountered in deepwater, heavy oil and other extreme environments…

GATE acquires eelReel Tool

Mar 24, 2017

The eelReel Tool is an extended reach solution to clean plugged flowlines and pipelines. With an established track record of resolving a multitude of blockages comprised of hydrates, scale, paraffin, and asphaltenes, the eelReel Tool is a…

Proserv develops Subsea Sampling Cylinder

Mar 02, 2017

Global energy services company Proserv has launched a new subsea sampling cylinder that can improve the quality of results and reduce risks normally associated with sample transfer. Based on existing technology, the Proserv Subsea Sampling…

NEL leads multiphase meter standards development

Jan 31, 2017

NEL, the flow measurement research and development specialist, has been selected to lead the development of a new multiphase flow measurement standard for the oil and gas industry.   Despite the growing use of multiphase meters to cope…

EPAT gets AKAS accreditation

Oct 19, 2016

The UK Accreditation Service has awarded NEL’s Elevated Pressure and Temperature (EPAT) test facility ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation [calibration laboratory No 0009]. This makes it the first and only high-pressure, high-temperature facility…

Emerson acquires Permasense

Oct 03, 2016

Emerson has agreed to acquire UK-based Permasense Ltd., a provider of non-intrusive corrosion monitoring technologies for the offshore and onshore oil production, refining, chemical, power, pipelines, metals and mining and other industries…

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