Tough nut: SPX FLOW sets standard for bolting systems in harsh conditions @ADIPEC
12/11/2019 – News / Oil & Gas / ADIPEC / SPX Flow / US
When a bolt has seized or a flange gasket requires inspection, Bolting Systems tools from SPX® FLOW have long set the standard in the oil & gas industry. This week at ADIPEC in Abu Dhabi, the US-headquartered firm is showcasing its range of flange spreaders, hydraulic nut splitters and hydraulic nuts – utilised the world over to help increase operational efficiency, safety and maintenance.
Nidec ASI presents Variable Frequency Drives with very low-environmental-impact at ADIPEC
12/11/2019 – News / Oil & Gas / ADIPEC / Nidec ASI / Italy
Italian multinational Nidec ASI is presenting its new range of medium-voltage variable frequency drives this week at ADIPEC – one of the leading oil & gas industry events, held annually in Abu Dhabi. The new innovative range focuses on a high level of energy efficiency, low environmental impact and greater useability.
O&G industry is witnessing “wide-scale deployment” of VR tech across value chain
11/11/2019 – News / Oil & Gas / Technology / Virtual Reality / VR Tech / GlobalData
Following the rapid adoption of virtual reality (VR) technology in consumer markets, the oil & gas industry is witnessing wide-scale deployment of this technology across its value chain, according to GlobalData, which reports that such tech is supporting plant simulation and skill development.
Thanks a million: Consortium teams praised for being first to reach major milestone
11/11/2019 – News / Energy / Nuclear / Cumbria Nuclear Solutions / UK
A consortium has become the first to reach one million hours of safe working on a nuclear programme.
3D printing holds huge promise for oil & gas industry, finds study
04/11/2019 – News / Oil & Gas / Technology / 3D Printing / Manufacturing / GlobalData
The use of additive manufacturing, or 3D printing, is gradually increasing in the oil & gas industry. Currently accounting for less than 0.1 per cent of the overall global manufacturing market, it is estimated that the 3D printing market will be worth US$32bn by 2025 and over US$60bn by 2030, according to GlobalData.
Brazil to dominate with highest number of FPSO deployments by 2025
04/11/2019 – News / Crude Oil / FPSO / Floating Production Storage & Offloading Vessels / Brazil
Brazil continues to drive global deployment of floating production storage and offloading vessels (FPSOs), with 21 planned and announced FPSOs during the outlook period 2019 to 2025, according to GlobalData.
Energy storage innovator Azelio sets up commercial project in Sub-Saharan Africa
04/11/2019 – News / Energy / Storage / Innovation / Africa / Azelio / Sweden
Azelio – a public Swedish firm specialising in thermal energy storage – has agreed on a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Swedish sustainable energy solutions company STELLA Futura, to work together on setting up a small-scale commercial project in Sub-Saharan Africa. The aim is to demonstrate Azelio’s technology in a real-world commercial set-up, paving the way for broader regional implementation together with STELLA Futura.
AUTOMA 2019 reveals new trends, innovations and tech in automation and digitalisation
17/10/2019 – News / Oil & Gas / Event / Automation / Technology / Innovation / AUTOMA / Switzerland
AUTOMA 2019 – the Oil & Gas Automation and Digitalisation Congress – concluded earlier this week in Zurich, Switzerland, having explored the latest trends, projects, innovations and technologies in the increasingly vital spheres of automation and digitalisation.
SUEZ launches comprehensive plan to become global leader in environmental services
16/10/2019 – News / Utilities / Environment / SUEZ / Global
French utilities giant SUEZ has announced a comprehensive strategic plan to position the Group now for the opportunities and the challenges of the next decade.
Power utilities are betting on robotics to boost operations
07/10/2019 – News / Power Utilities / Technology / Robots / Drones / GlobalData
Robots and drones now play a crucial role in the power utilities space as companies are increasingly using robotics to handle the inspection of risky, time-consuming, and hard-to-reach assets, as well as for improving maintainance and operation activities, according to GlobalData.
New IFC study details ‘dirty footprint’ of the world’s broken energy grids
07/10/2019 – News / Energy / Environment / Fossil Fuel / IFC
Fossil fuel burning back-up generators in developing countries produce as much power as 700-1,000 coal-fired power stations, consume up to US$50 billion in fuel costs annually, and emit dangerous chemicals into homes and businesses, according to a new report by the IFC, a member of the World Bank Group.
Can pride rather than guilt save the planet?
27/09/2019 – News / Environment / Sustainability / Climate Change / Warwick Business School / UK
A new study by Warwick Business School suggests that recalling previous green behaviour better motivates us to make green choices in the future.
Oil markets vulnerable after Houthi rebel strikes leave Saudi Arabia on the ropes
25/09/2019 – News / Oil & Gas / Oil Markets / Saudi Arabia
Oil markets stand exposed to price shocks after the crippling attacks on Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities slashed more than half its total production. If the country uses its own oil stocks to make up for the shortage, this gives the market just over a month until the inventories run dry, writes Richard Price, Global Crude Oil Deputy Editor at ICIS.
Aviation stakeholders sign joint declaration on future of the ‘Single European Sky’
24/09/2019 – News / Aviation / The Single European Sky / Air Traffic Management / Europe
Representatives of 21 EU aviation and workers associations have signed a joint declaration committing to a set of concrete actions to implement the vision of a Single European Sky (SES) to enhance Europe’s airspace.
ABI Research: Flexible future of smartphone display screens is closer than you think
24/09/2019 – News / Science & Technology / Flexible displays / Screens / Smartphones
In the wake of Apple's unveiling of a new iPhone at their most recent hardware event last week, ABI Research forecasts that smartphone shipments with some type of foldable, flexible, or rollable display will start picking up steam as early as 2020, with growth to reach 228 million in 2028. Tablets are likewise in line for this enhancement, which will bring the total number of devices impacted to 240 million over that timeframe.
Analysts explain how the drive towards zero-emission vehicles alters outlook for utilities and O&G players
19/09/2019 – News / Energy / Electric Vehicles / Sustainability / Utilities / Oil & Gas
Europe’s energy sector is bracing itself for the impact of the electro-transformation of the auto industry, set to usher forth multiple new challenges – and opportunities. Scope Ratings analysts Sebastian Zank and Marlen Shokhitbayev take a closer look at how the EU’s push toward zero-emission vehicles is altering the outlook for utilities and oil & gas companies.
World’s first precast products manufactured with CO2-cured Solidia Concrete
19/09/2019 – News / Environment / Sustainability / Concrete / EP Henry / Solidia Technologies / US
US firm EP Henry – the leading manufacturer of unit concrete products in North America – in collaboration with cement and concrete tech start-up Solidia Technologies, has introduced the world’s first products made with low-carbon Solidia Concrete. The sustainable products boast up to a 70-per-cent reduced carbon footprint while also saving water, energy and manufacturing time.
Asia to lead global refinery crude distillation unit capacity additions up to 2023
11/09/2019 – News / Oil & Gas / Crude Distillation / Asia / GlobalData
Asia is expected to drive new-build crude distillation unit (CDU) capacity growth in the global refinery industry from planned and announced (new-build) projects between 2019 and 2023, contributing around 36 per cent of global CDU capacity growth by 2023, according to GlobalData.
EY report: Renewable energy enters subsidy-free era
11/09/2019 – News / Renewables / Energy / Subsidy-Free / RECAI / Global
The renewable energy sector is entering a new phase of subsidy-free growth across the world, according to the 53rd EY Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index (RECAI).
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