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Corac opens "dirty gas" flowloop

May 28, 2014

Corac Group, the gas, air and energy technologies business, has extended its test facility at its Technology Centre in Slough, operated by its subsidiary Corac Energy Technologies (CET), with a “dirty gas” flowloop (pictured). CET develops…

Nexans cables on Shah Deniz

Mar 27, 2014

Nexans' Direct Electrical Heating (DEH) cable systems will be installed to help maintain the reliable flow of products from the Shah Deniz  field, located in the Azerbaijan sector of the Caspian Sea. The world's largest DEH project to…

Chemical injection – maintaining flow assistance

Feb 10, 2014

Charles Wemyss discusses positive displacement meters and how they can benefit flow measurement in chemical injection applications. VFF meter. Images: Litre Meter Keeping up with the global…

Chevron and GE ink alliance

Feb 03, 2014

Chevron Energy Technology Company and GE Oil & Gas have formed a technology alliance to develop and commercialize technologies for the oil and gas industry. TheChevron GE Technology Alliance will build on existingcollaboration between…

Nord Stream PIG run sets records

Jan 16, 2014

The longest pig run was performed along the Nord Stream pipeline between Germany and Russia last year. Elaine Maslin found out more. At 1224km (759mi.) long, the Nord Stream’s twin offshore pipeline gas transportation sys- tem from Russia to Germany…

Atkins wins Ichthys work

Dec 17, 2013

Atkins has successfully won a AUS$19 million flow assurance contract for the INPEX-operated Ichthys Project, offshore of Western Australia. The project will take gas from the Ichthys field, in the Browse basin, which will then undergo preliminary processing by offshore facilities…

Flow measurement gets high-pressure treatment

Dec 04, 2013

Scotland’s NEL center will launch a new multiphase flow measurement test facility by year’s end. A second, able to operate at up to 150bar, is under development. Elaine Maslin paid a visit to learn more. NEL’s laboratories were originally set up in the 1940s…

ACTE13: Dow insulation for subsea applications

Oct 01, 2013

Dow Chemical Co. announced a milestone in the commercialization of the DOW NEPTUNE™ Advanced Subsea Flow Assurance Insulation System at the Society of Petroleum Engineers’ Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (ATCE) in New Orleans.…

UTC: Subsea CT scanner launch from Tracerco

Jun 19, 2013

Detection and monitoring firm Tracerco launched a new external pipeline flow assurance and integrity monitoring system at UTC (Underwater Technology Conference) in Bergen today. The system, TRACERCOTM Discovery, is a subsea CT (computed…

UTC presenters tackle hydrate flow challenges

May 21, 2013

Dealing with hydrate formation in pipelines is becoming a hot topic. The issue will be the focus of multiple papers at this year’s Underwater Technology Conference.Statoil intends to have a “full subsea factory” by 2020 and one of its key…

Subsea tiebacks: The latest strategies

Apr 15, 2013

Après the moratorium of deepwater drilling in the Gulf of Mexico, operators are once again exploring for opportunities offshore. Yet, escalating costs for production facilities can prohibit the profitability of some marginal fields. Jeannie…

Allan Denholm joins Zilift

Apr 03, 2013

Aberdeen-based innovative artificial lift company, Zilift Ltd, has appointed a business development manager to focus on global business opportunities and to help drive forward international growth plans. Allan Denholm is responsible for…

Virtual flow metering enters reality

Mar 28, 2013

Dean Arnison, subsea controls business leader at GE Oil & Gas subsea systems group, revealed that GE as a group is working on virtual flow metering with a field specific package developed last year being installed by an operator ready for first gas in mid2013…

Offshore pipeline leak detection for Arctic applications

Mar 20, 2013

Dr Premkumar Thodi, Mike Paulin, Duane DeGeer, and Glenn Lanan, INTECSEA Canada, examine examine the potential of external distributed sensors using fiber-optic cable systems. Multiple offshore Arctic fields have been developed over the past three decades…

Standardized approach creates future infrastructure benefits

Jan 09, 2013

The Gulfstar FPS, a three-deck, wet-tree spar, is a standardized design with oil and gas gathering, production handling, gas processing,and an export pipeline. The design is expected to be used on other projects bringing about considerable economic benefits…

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