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Increased corrosion resistance

The Efremov Research Institute of Electrophysical Apparatus (NIIEFA), based in St Petersburg, has developed a technology to increase the wear and corrosion resistance and fatigue strength of different items from metals and alloys by 200–400%.

New technology for Norsk Hydro

Kvaerner has entered into a development contract with Norsk Hydro Productions, on behalf of the Fram and Gjoa licencees, for the design and verification of a large 2.5mw subsea centrifugal compressor module.

Snamprogetti wins Saudi contract

Eni, through Snamprogetti, has won a turnkey contract for the construction at the Ras Tanura refinery of a new plant for the production of naphtha, LPG, kerosene and light and heavy diesel.

Beijing and Inner Mongolia to build plant

Beijing and Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region are to jointly build a power plant with an installed capacity of 2.4 million kilowatts in the Inner Mongolia Autonomous region.

On-site lock re-coding for valve interlocks

Smith Flow Control has introduced a new series of valve interlocks made of stainless steel.