World’s most modern cold pilger mill
The new pilger machine for cold working 8–38mm precision tubes has come on line at stainless steel tubemaker TPS-Technitube Röhrenwerke GmbH.
Kenya offshore awards
Pancontinental Oil and Gas NL (Australia) has reached agreement with the government of Kenya for the award of three large, prospective, shallow water, onshore/offshore blocks.
Russian company to develop Iraqi oilfield
Iraq has invited Russian oil company Zarubezhneft to help develop a large oilfield in southern Iraq.
Vietnam’s first oil refinery
Vietnam has awarded a French-Japanese consortium a contract to build the country's first oil refinery with an investment of USD 1.3 billion, of which USD 700–800 million would be for construction and equipment.
Tyco FloCheck valves
The range of FloCheck non-return valves is especially suited for oil, gas, process and water applications, where reliable non-return protection is critical to the process.
Tubacex granted PED approval
Tubacex Tubos Inoxidables SA, Acería de Alava SA and Tubacex Taylor Accesorios SA, the Spanish manufacturers belonging to the Tubacex Group, have been granted by TÜV Süddeutschland the approval Certificate for their Quality Assurance System, in accordance with the new PED 97/23/EC.
US drive to curb emissions
US power plant operators will instal 110 pollution-control devices over the next decade, potentially spending more than USD 5 billion, to curb ground-level ozone levels in the eastern US, according to a new Energy Argus report based on exclusive data.
Shanxi to expand power capacity
Shanxi Province, China’s largest coal-producing province, plans to invest RMB 30 billion to expand its power generation capacity in order to transmit the surplus to the power-thirsty north China and Shandong Province.
New train for Egyptian LNG project
UK oil and gas company BG Group Plc has said that the success of its Sienna-2 appraisal well offshore the Nile Delta in Egypt will allow for a second liquified natural gas (LNG) train.
Jacobs to build biotechnology facility
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. has announced that a subsidiary company will provide full-service design, engineering, procurement, and construction management services at Genzyme Corporation’s biotech production facility in Geel, Belgium.