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SwRI adapts SLED/M to automate methane leak detection

A Southwest Research Institute methane leak detection system is taking flight as part of a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) project to develop automated inspections...
17 May 2019

ABB & Mälarenergi provide Västerås a sustainable future

ABB and Swedish utility Mälarenergi provide Västerås more efficient and stable power and heating.From designing eco-friendly motors and drives to offering innovative e-mobility solutions, for decades ABB...
16 May 2019

TechnipFMC secures a contract for Thunder Horse Project

TechnipFMC has been awarded a significant integrated Engineering, Procurement, Construction, and Installation (iEPCI™) contract by BP for the Thunder Horse South Expansion 2 Project located in the Gulf...
15 May 2019

KBR earns a 3-year extension on GMS contract for SATORP

KBR, Inc has announced recently that it has received a three-year extension to its existing General Maintenance Services (GMS) contract for the 440,000 bpd refinery at SATORP's (a joint venture between...
14 May 2019

Eastham selects Emerson to design its automation system

Eastham Refinery Ltd., located on the Wirral Peninsula in the U.K., selected Emerson to design and implement its terminal automation system to cost-effectively enhance system reliability and availability...
13 May 2019

SMS upgrades walking beam furnace at Sidenor

Sidenor Basauri, Spain, trusts in SMS group for the stage-2 upgrade of its walking beam furnace, which will increase the furnace’s capacity from currently 85 tons per hour to 130 tons per hour. Supplied...
10 May 2019

Mariner East 1 pipeline resumes operations: Energy LP

Energy Transfer LP has announced that Mariner East 1 pipeline has resumed operations. The 350-mile, 8-inch natural gas liquids (NGL) pipeline transports NGLs across Southern Pennsylvania to Energy Transfer’s...
09 May 2019

Weir Oil & Gas introduces SPM® SafeEdge™ ARC System

Weir Oil & Gas has announced recently the introduction of its SPM® SafeEdge™ Automated Relief Valve Control (ARC) System. The SPM SafeEdge ARC reduces nonproductive time through its autonomous reporting...
09 May 2019

ABB honored with the 2018 Solution Excellence Award

ABB was honored with the 2018 Solution Excellence Award by media outlet Modern Manufacturing for the integrated automation solution at a 400,000-ton chemical pulp project in Laos. Modern Manufacturing...
08 May 2019

Sinochem use ISOALKY™ technology to produce motor fuels

Honeywell UOP has announced recently that Sinochem Hongrun Petrochemical Co., Ltd. will use Honeywell UOP's ISOALKY™ ionic liquids alkylation technology to produce cleaner-burning motor fuels at its refinery...
07 May 2019