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    • WEIR: Advances with technology breakthroughs

      by Tina Olivero

      Global Weir Edge Services Offerings Expanded Weir Oil & Gas, a leading upstream provider of pressure pumping and pressure control equipment and services, announced significant enhancements to its Weir Edge™ Services platform at OTC 2019 this year. Weir Edge™ Services’ new approach is designed to reduce downtime and total cost of ownership and offer expanded support for […]

    • Houston downpour turns into OTC twist of fate

      by Tina Olivero

      Sitting in Houston’s 5:00 pm traffic in a torrential downpour, through the bus window I noticed a man carrying a piece of cardboard to cover himself. His goal seemed to be to find temporary shelter from the furious rainstorm under the manic Houston highway system. My heart melted as I wondered who he was. Who was his family? Did he have […]

    • WOOD: Products & Contracts Update

      by Tina Olivero

      Wood has secured a contract from Siemens Wood has secured a contract from Siemens to install a new Siemens HL-class gas turbine at a power generating station in North Carolina. The award will see Wood mobilize a team of around 400 people to the project site to deliver this notable construction project for a period […]

    • REAL-TIME GAS READINGS: Wearables, Connectivity, People Protection

      by Tina Olivero

      CONNECTED SAFETY ALERTS SAVE LIVES Gas alert, gas alert! Those are words you hope you never hear. Hazards left unchecked put people in danger. Your best chain of defence against unimaginable outcomes and explosions is to ensure that gas detection and monitoring is well thought out and executed in your organization. Are you prepared? WHO USES […]

    • Atlantic Petroleum Show – June 20, 2018

      by Tina Olivero

      The Atlantic Canada Petroleum Show returns to Mile One Centre, St. John’s, Newfoundland & Labrador on June 20 – 21, 2018, with a refreshed focus on energy education. “It is time to reimagine the traditional trade show and focus on education and training for the energy industry,” says Wes Scott, President and CEO of EventWorx […]

    • Progressly: Process, Operations Management Game Changer

      by Tina Olivero

      The process of business is no longer a process. It’s a progressive cloud solution. Increasing efficiencies and productivity are the name of the game in the oil patch these days. With the oil price drop and no major price increase in sight, companies have had to re-invent themselves and find thier ‘new normal’ for operations. […]

    • Miniaturization of Rupture Disks Forces Industry Back to Drawing Board

      by Tina Olivero

      For more than 85 years, the rupture disk has served as an effective passive safety mechanism to protect against overpressure or potentially damaging vacuum conditions in oil and gas storage tanks and other enclosed vessels. Designing the first rupture disk (bursting disc) in 1931, BS&B Safety Systems, continues to set the world standards for rupture […]

    • Hydro Group: Industrial-grade cable solutions

      by Tina Olivero

      Hydro Group, one of the global leaders in terms of providing professional and industrial-grade cable solutions has decided to consolidate its presence in the Asia-Pacific region through the inclusion of 5 new partnerships. These include ISL (China), Uni-One (Taiwan), PT Indonesia (Indonesia), Oceanpixel (Philippines) and DKHG (Vietnam). Official Statement The Hydro Group has always maintained […]

    • L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering: providing onshore and offshore solutions

      by Tina Olivero

      L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering is a Larsen & Toubro (L&T) Limited fully owned subsidiary unit. Parsons recently signed a contract with LTHE to provide customized design solutions focused on dealing with rising engineering challenges in various fields including chemicals, hydrocarbon, and modular plant design. LAs Michael Walsh, the Parsons Group president went on to state that […]

    • MEXICO ENERGY STAND: Transparency in Tendering

      by Tina Olivero

      Mexico has joined the ranks of countries which has embraced new safety and transparency measures in its operations in the energy sector by renewing its commitment to contribute positively to the domestic energy market. The New Reforms The new measures are being put in place by using absolute transparency in the tendering process which will […]

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